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  1. Need to Know: Situation could change quickly in Redskins-Cousins contract talks

    Jul 10, 2016, 6:28 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 10, 18 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp in Richmond. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 182 days ago. It will be 64 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: Franchise tag contract deadline 5; Preseason opener…

  2. Need to Know: Should the Redskins be the NFC East favorites?

    Apr 25, 2016, 5:57 AM EDT

    Cousins-at-line-vs-Saints

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 25, three days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —Schedule @ Redskins Park: 12 noon, Scot McCloughan pre-draft news conference; 1:15 Josh Norman —The Redskins last played a game 106 days ago. It will be 140 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016…

  3. Need to Know: Norman deal will force tough choices for Redskins in 2017

    Apr 24, 2016, 4:47 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 24, four days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 105 days ago. It will be 141 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: 2016 NFL draft 4; Rookie minicamp 19; Redskins training camp…

  4. Cousins will be tested in latter part of Redskins’ 2016 schedule

    Apr 20, 2016, 12:18 PM EDT

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    Kirk Cousins got off to a shaky start in 2015. After six games he was struggling with six touchdowns and eight interceptions. In the last two games during that stretch, against the Falcons and Jets, interceptions had been very costly. He may not have been on the verge of being benched after those losses in…

  5. Need to Know: Do the Redskins want to see more before committing to Cousins?

    Apr 18, 2016, 5:12 AM EDT

    Cousins-at-line-vs.-Giants

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 18, 10 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 99 days ago. It will be 147 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener. —Days until: 2016 NFL draft 10; Rookie minicamp 25 ;Redskins training camp…

  6. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five best mid-round draft picks

    Apr 12, 2016, 5:26 AM EDT

    Cousins-at-line-vs-Saints

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 12, 16 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 93 days ago. It will be about 152 days until they play another one. —Days until: Redskins offseason workouts start 6; 2016 NFL draft 16; Redskins training camp starts 107…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins are setting Cousins up for success in 2016

    Apr 3, 2016, 6:26 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, April 3, 25 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 84 days ago. It will be about 161 days until they play another one. —Days until: Redskins offseason workouts start 15; 2016 NFL draft 25; Redskins training camp starts 116…

  8. Need to Know: New mock draft fills key needs for Redskins

    Apr 2, 2016, 5:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, April 2, 26 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 83 days ago. It will be about 162 days until they play another one. —Days until: Redskins offseason workouts start 16; 2016 NFL draft 26; Redskins training camp starts 117…

  9. Need to Know: Can the Redskins’ Cousins become a top-5 quarterback?

    Mar 27, 2016, 5:57 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 27, 32 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 77 days ago. It will be about 168 days until they play another one. —Days until: Redskins offseason workouts start 22; 2016 NFL draft 32; Redskins training camp starts 123…

  10. Are the Redskins saving their cap dollars for 2017?

    Mar 20, 2016, 10:12 AM EDT

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    Most expected the Redskins to remain relatively inactive during free agency this year. During the Senior Bowl practices Scot McCloughan said that the Redskins wouldn’t be “big players” in free agency. If he reversed course and had a big signing or two he would not have been the first GM to render earlier statements inoperative.…

  11. Need to Know: The five most valuable Redskins of 2015

    Mar 20, 2016, 5:46 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 20, 39 days before the NFL Draft. The five most valuable Redskins of 2015 The website Pro-Football-Reference.com uses a metric called approximate value or AV. The define it as “our attempt to put a single number on each player-season since 1950 so that we…

  12. Need To Know: The Redskins week that was—A leadership void?

    Mar 12, 2016, 5:57 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 12, 47 days before the NFL Draft. The Redskins week that was Redskins were coming and going this week as NFL free agency got underway. Here’s a look at some of our most popular articles of the week. At long last, Redskins release Robert…

  13. Osweiler contract may make it harder for Cousins and Redskins to make a deal

    Mar 9, 2016, 4:46 PM EDT

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    Soon after Brock Osweiler agreed to a four year, $72 million contract, a fellow member of the quarterback draft class of 2012 chimed in with a congratulatory tweet: @bosweiler17 YOU LIKE THAT! Happy for ya! — Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) March 9, 2016 No question that Cousins is happy for Osweiler, who was drafted in the…

  14. CSN: Were the Eagles eyeing Cousins?

    Mar 7, 2016, 8:30 AM EDT

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    So was potential interest in Kirk Cousins by the Eagles the factor that clinched the Redskins’ decision to use the franchise tag on their quarterback? An interesting theory fleshed out here on CSNmidatlantic.com.

  15. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—No surprise as Cousins, RG3 dominate news

    Mar 5, 2016, 4:58 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 5, four days before the start of NFL free agency. The Redskins week that was—No surprise as Cousins, RG3 dominate news A look at some of the past week’s most popular posts from here and from CSNmidatlantic.com. Five Redskins who need to step up…

  16. Need to Know: In what round will the Redskins draft a quarterback?

    Mar 3, 2016, 5:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 3, six days before the start of NFL free agency. After Cousins tag, when will the Redskins draft a quarterback? The sharp reader will notice the wording in the headline referring to “when” the Redskins will draft a quarterback, not “if” they will. With…

  17. Need to Know: Redskins may have to wait to extend Reed after tagging Cousins

    Mar 2, 2016, 5:55 AM EDT

    Cousins-to-Reed-vs-Saints

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 2, seven days before the start of NFL free agency. Cousins tag will make Reed extension harder to get done Technically, the Redskins are over the NFL salary cap after officially placing the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins. The quarterback tag cap charge…

  18. Need to Know: What happens after the Redskins tag Cousins?

    Feb 29, 2016, 5:01 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 29, nine days before the start of NFL free agency. If Cousins gets tagged tomorrow then what? It appears likely, but not certain, that the Redskins will put the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins sometime between this morning and the deadline, which falls at…

  19. Redskins’ Matt Jones’ ball security is an issue that needs to be fixed in 2016

    Feb 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Plenty will be written over the next six months or so about what the Redskins need to do to take the next step and become true Super Bowl contenders. But the biggest factor in determining if they rise up NFL power rankings or slide back into their losing ways is their ability to take the…

  20. Need to Know: The Redskins week that was—It’s always about the money

    Feb 20, 2016, 4:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, February 20, four days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The Redskins week that was: If they say it’s not about the money, it’s about the money Former agent says issue with Redskins and Kirk Cousins isn’t money—It’s one of the oldest sayings in the…

  21. Are Cousins and the Redskins waiting for Osweiler to sign before getting serious?

    Feb 17, 2016, 1:39 PM EDT

    Brock-Osweiler

    One of the reasons that the Redskins and Kirk Cousins’ camp are may be having difficulty in their contract talks is that nobody really knows what a long-term contract for Cousins should look like. Executing contracts for free agent football players is in some ways like buying a house. To price the house, the real…

  22. Need to Know: Will Cousins sign with the Redskins by the deadline?

    Feb 14, 2016, 6:49 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 14, 10 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. What will Cousins’ deal look like? March 1, the last day for teams to give players the franchise tag, is about two and a half weeks away. That is the initial deadline for the Redskins…

  23. Need to Know: For Redskins and Cousins no news is good news

    Feb 12, 2016, 5:12 AM EDT

    Cousins-passing-vs.-Cowboys-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 12, 12 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five Friday morning musings on the Redskins —We haven’t heard much about the Kirk Cousins contract negotiations and that’s good news. It’s usually when things aren’t going well that one side or the other leaks…

  24. Will Kirk Cousins’ new contract be a cap killer for the Redskins?

    Feb 5, 2016, 12:17 PM EDT

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    Redskins president Bruce Allen said last night that the team has started to have contract discussions with Kirk Cousins’ agent, Mike McCartney, and they are going well. “We feel good,” Allen said. “Kirk wants to be a Washington Redskin, and we want Kirk to be a Washington Redskin. It will work itself out.” But what…

  25. Need to Know: Only a handful of starters will be left from 2012 Redskins team

    Feb 5, 2016, 5:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 5, 19 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on the Redskins with free agency a month away —Although it wasn’t particularly surprising, it was noteworthy that we got the first words uttered by a Redskins official saying that Robert Griffin III…

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