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  1. Need to Know: Why didn’t the Redskins have a quarterback competition?

    Sep 2, 2015, 5:20 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 2, three days before the Washington Redskins make their final cuts. Why no QB competition One of the questions that came up on Monday when Jay Gruden announced the change at quarterback was why he had stood up at the NFL Combine in February…

  2. Need to Know: Griffin no longer the starter but he’s still on the Redskins—for now

    Sep 1, 2015, 5:04 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 1, Four days before the Washington Redskins make their final cuts. Griffin remains a Redskin–for now Robert Griffin III is no longer the Redskins starting quarterback. But he is still a member of the team. “Robert’s on our football team and he’s a Washington…

  3. Need to Know: Clarity for Redskins, RG3 remains elusive

    Aug 29, 2015, 6:29 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 29, the day the Washington Redskins play the Baltimore Ravens. A cloud of uncertainty will remain After having a fairly positive training camp in Richmond, the Redskins have not had much go well since returning to Ashburn. To recap the last 12 days at…

  4. Need to Know: Has Redskins QB Cousins shaken his interception problems?

    Aug 28, 2015, 5:24 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 26, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Baltimore Ravens. Has Cousins shaken his interception problems? A year ago in training camp, many analysts who caught just a glimpse of practice left believing that Kirk Cousins was the superior quarterback in camp, better…

  5. No. 2 QB could be vital for the Redskins; who will it be?

    Aug 24, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

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    It is becoming apparent that the No. 2 quarterback in Washington will have a good shot at becoming No. 1 at some point during the season. It’s not too much of a stretch to concoct a doom and gloom scenario for Robert Griffin III. Watching him on Thursday against the Lions and throughout his career…

  6. Need to Know: After training camp, five Redskins who are now roster locks

    Aug 19, 2015, 5:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 19, one day before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Five players who have become roster locks Before OTAs started in late May, I did a post on the players I thought were roster locks. I came up with 41 of…

  7. The good, the bad, and the ugly from Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 14, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Earlier today we looked at the individual players who had rising and falling stock in the wake of last night’s preseason game in Cleveland. Keeping in mind that it can be dangerous to project regular seasons performance based on these games, let’s step back and look at the big picture and see what aspects of…

  8. Need to Know: Five things to watch for tonight in Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 13, 2015, 5:52 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 13, seven days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. What to watch for CLEVELAND—Here are five things to watch during the Redskins’ preseason game against the Browns: Robert Griffin III—Yeah, this one is pretty obvious. He should play more than…

  9. Redskins practice report Day 13: Good day for RG3, with an asterisk

    Aug 11, 2015, 6:08 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—It was hot and sticky as the Redskins made their final preparations for their preseason opener in Cleveland in two days. Here are my observations from practice and some quotes from around the Bon Secours training center: —The players were not in pads, although some wore shells. This is typical for a regular season Friday…

  10. Need to Know: Preseason games loom large for Redskins backup QBs

    Aug 7, 2015, 5:24 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 7, six days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Preseason games loom large…

  11. Redskins practice report, Day 5: RG3 sharp in 2-minute work

    Aug 3, 2015, 6:43 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—It was hot again today as the Redskins end a stretch of five straight practice days. Here are my observations from the afternoon practice: —The Redskins practiced in true full pads for the first time today, including pants with the mandated pads in them. They picked probably the hottest afternoon so far to so that.…

  12. Redskins training camp practice report, Day 1

    Jul 30, 2015, 6:44 PM EDT

    RG3 handoff camp

    RICHMOND—The Redskins took the field for their first full training camp practice with warm temperatures and high humidity. The CBA prohibits practicing in pads until the players have had three days to get acclimated so they wore just helmets and shorts today. —Special teams drills were up first. Tress Way is unchallenged as the team’s…

  13. Need to Know: What is the single biggest problem the Redskins and RG3 have to fix?

    Jul 14, 2015, 5:04 AM EDT

    RG3 sacked by Fletcher Cox

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 14, 16 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. RG3’s biggest issue Robert Griffin III is the most analyzed athlete in Washington, perhaps in the country. When training camp starts later this month every step on his dropback, the position of his feet…

  14. Need to Know: How much will Jones line up with Redskins’ first team?

    Jul 10, 2015, 4:45 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 10, 20 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage We’re a shade less than three weeks away from the start of training camp and I’m starting to review my “what to look for” notes. Here are five of them on the…

  15. Need to Know: Who’s up, who’s down as Redskins end offseason program

    Jun 18, 2015, 5:11 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, June 18, 42 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. State of the Redskins Here are some thoughts on the Redskins at the end of their offseason program. Note that the players have been in helmets and shorts and that only five of 11…

  16. Redskins Tuesday minicamp report, offense: Griffin sharp

    Jun 16, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT

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    Earlier I took a look at what the Redskins did during their Tuesday minicamp on defense and special teams earlier today. Now, here’s a look at the offense. —They have mixed up a lot of linemen on the second and third teams so don’t read too much into this but in the early going the…

  17. Need to Know: Gruden says Redskins defense will be more focused on takeaways

    May 27, 2015, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, May 27, 64 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Notes from Jay Gruden’s press conference after Monday’s OTA session: 1. Gruden is happy the the progress of DeAngelo Hall and it appears that the veteran cornerback will be ready for the start…

  18. Examining Redskins’ RG3’s passing under pressure

    May 22, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

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    The Redskins are taking some steps to try to help Robert Griffin III succeed at quarterback. —They spent their top draft pick on a new right tackle, Brandon Scherff, to help plug up the leaky offensive line. —They are going to emphasize power running more, hoping to put Griffin in more favorable down and distance…

  19. Need to Know: What is the main reason for Redskins fans to be optimistic about 2015?

    May 21, 2015, 5:12 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, May 21, five days before the Redskins start OTAs. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in the comments section…

  20. Need to Know: Looking ahead–Who are the Redskins’ priority 2016 free agents?

    May 20, 2015, 5:34 AM EDT

    Keenan-Robinson-vs-Cowboys

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, May 20, six days before the Redskins start OTAs. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in the comments section…

  21. Need to Know: Where do the Redskins still have needs?

    May 15, 2015, 5:47 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 15, 76 days before the Washington Redskins open training camp in Richmond, VA. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page,…

  22. A Redskins quarterback competition in name only?

    May 8, 2015, 12:44 PM EDT

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    Redskins’ GM Scot McCloughan gave some clarity to the Redskins’ quarterback situation during a radio appearance on 1067 The Fan on Thursday. Or did he? Coach Jay Gruden has said that Robert Griffin III is “the No. 1 guy” and would run the first-team offense during OTAs and in training camp. Host Grant Paulsen asked…

  23. Need to Know: What will the Redskins QB depth chart look like Week 1?

    May 7, 2015, 5:22 AM EDT

    Cousins-vs-SEA

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, May 7, 40 days before the Washington Redskins hold their mandatory minicamp. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in…

  24. Need to Know: Will any Redskins players be traded before the draft?

    Apr 5, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT

    Cousins-passing-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 5, 25 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  25. Need to Know: If the Redskins draft a quarterback, who leaves?

    Apr 3, 2015, 5:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, April 3, 27 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. If a QB comes, who goes? The Redskins might draft another quarterback in the upcoming draft. That’s a possibility, not a certainty. But what is certain is that if…

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