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  1. Shea says former coaches “dropped the ball” on RG3’s fundamentals

    Apr 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    Last week USA Today talked to Terry Shea, the quarterback guru who has worked with Robert Griffin III prior to the Redskins taking him in the draft and then again a couple of weeks ago in Arizona. The headline that made the rounds about the article was Shea saying that Griffin “looked 100 percent healthy.”…

  2. What to look for during the Redskins’ preseason games

    Apr 10, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    The NFL released teams’ preseason schedules yesterday—sort of. As usual, some of the specifics were left out. We only have the exact dates for two of them and we only have kickoff time for one of those. But with opponents and sites and the order of the games determined we still have plenty to look…

  3. Report: ‘Little question mark’ about RG3’s work ethic

    Jan 11, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    Hey, it’s been several days since we’ve had unsubstantiated questions about the character of Robert Griffin III floated out there. We were due for some more, right? Well, whether we needed it or not, we got it. On Friday, Chris Mortensen was on ESPN’s NFL Insiders show and he was talking about how Jay Gruden…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins coaches have learned to deal with uncertainty

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 27, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five quotes and notes from yesterday’s head coach and coordinator news conferences: 1. In the likely event that Mike Shanahan departs from the organization, the films from practices will stay…

  5. Kyle Shanahan news conference transcript 12.26.13

    Dec 27, 2013, 5:07 AM EDT

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    Transcript from Redskins PR On what he is looking to see from quarterback Kirk Cousins this week: “I just want to see him play the best he can. He’s competed hard these last two weeks. He’s done some real good things. I hope he continues to improve. Mainly, do whatever it takes to get us…

  6. Need to Know: Garçon a free agent move that worked out for Redskins

    Dec 26, 2013, 5:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 26, three days before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage There was business conducted at Redskins Park on Tuesday; the building was closed yesterday for Christmas. Here are some notes and quotes from Tuesday: 1. Not every move Mike Shanahan…

  7. Need to Know: Haslett makes case for ‘elite’ Orakpo

    Dec 20, 2013, 5:55 AM EDT

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    Orakpo-vs.-TEN

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 20, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Thursday’s press conferences. 1.Nothing against former Denver center J. D. Walton, who the Redskins claimed off of waivers yesterday. But this transaction makes no sense. “No,…

  8. Kyle Shanahan news conference 12.19.13

    Dec 19, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT

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    Kyle Shanahan news conference 12.19.13 (transcript from Redskins PR) On if he expects to return next season: “That won’t be up to me. That’ll be up to our owner to decide if he wants us here, but to say reports that I want to distance myself from my father is totally untrue. I came here…

  9. Need to Know: Kyle says he had ‘zero involvement’ in Redskins QB decision

    Dec 13, 2013, 5:13 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 13, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from yesterday at Redskins Park: 1. Jordan Reed missed practice again with a concussion. He has already missed three games. It would be a shame for him…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins expect the best out of Morgan, Davis

    Nov 22, 2013, 6:05 AM EDT

    Josh-Morgan-vs.-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 22, three days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Many fans and some in the media tend to assume that if a player is benched or otherwise has his playing time…

  11. Redskins-Eagles: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 15, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Here are my five keys to Sunday’s Redskins-Eagles game plus a prediction: 1. The Redskins need to contain LeSean McCoy. The other four keys here and all of the other keys and matchups and other analysis you’ll see around the web between now and game time will be rendered useless if McCoy runs wild on…

  12. Kyle: Hankerson’s progress has cut Morgan’s playing time

    Nov 15, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

    Hankerson-vs.-Eages

    The NFL is often a zero-sum game where one player’s gain must mean another player’s loss. The starkest example of this dynamic is in roster spots. There are 53 of them and each one that is claimed by one man means that the opportunity is lost to another. But sometimes the zero-sum deal is subtler.…

  13. Need to Know: Will the Redskins turn up the pass rush heat?

    Nov 15, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 15, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here from the podium at Redskins Park are five notes and quotes from the head coach and coordinators. 1. When the Redskins were 3-6 last year, Jim Haslett unleashed a variety…

  14. Redskins-Vikings: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 7, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

    Kerrigan-vs.-Raiders

    Here are five keys to the Washington Redskins-Minnesota Vikings game plus a prediction. 1. The Redskins are on the road playing against a 1-7 team in a building that can get very loud if the home team is doing well but can get very quiet if the Vikings are down. It would seem to be…

  15. Kyle Shanahan downplays QB pressure vs. Denver

    Nov 1, 2013, 12:41 PM EDT

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    No question about it, the Broncos battered Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III during the course of their game last Sunday. When asked about the play of his offensive line, Kyle Shanahan somewhat downplayed the issues. “I think that game versus Denver looked pretty much like every game does versus Denver – especially with 58 [linebacker…

  16. Need to Know: Will Hall cover Chargers’ Gates?

    Nov 1, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 1, two days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Jim Haslett was asked if DeAngelo Hall would be covering Chargers tight end Antonio Gates any on Sunday. His answer was somewhat…

  17. Need to Know: Amerson on track to play vs. Bears

    Oct 18, 2013, 5:23 AM EDT

    Amerson-TD-vs-Raiders

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 18, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. As noted here a couple of days ago the Bears have four legitimate pass-catching threats in Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey, Martellus Bennett,…

  18. Answering your tweets: Rambo, Orakpo, and the hurry-up offense

    Oct 3, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

    Rambo-vs.-Bills

    Lots of great questions this week, let’s get started: @Rich_TandlerCSN Rich, did we miss on Rambo or is he just getting a “sit, watch, this is what we expect of you” teaching lesson? — Greg Barackman (@Flybear2Greg) October 3, 2013 (similar question from @kylewis09) It’s a bit of a stretch for to call a sixth-round…

  19. Did the no-huddle save the Redskins’ season?

    Oct 2, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

    Morris vs. Raiders

    With an 0-4 record staring them in the Washington Redskins in the face, Kyle Shanahan decided it was time to try something different. The 0-3 Redskins trailed the Raiders 14-0 late in the first quarter. At that point the offense had mustered just one first down in three possessions. Washington had the ball at its…

  20. Helu takes advantage of opportunity

    Oct 1, 2013, 3:35 PM EDT

    Helu-vs.-Raiders

    Mike Shanahan always likes to talk about players taking advantage of opportunities when they get them. He has said that he likes to give a reserve player who steps in and performs when he is needed additional opportunities down the line. If that is the case, look for Roy Helu Jr. to get the ball…

  21. Big deficits were rare for 2012 Redskins

    Sep 21, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

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    There have been a lot of questions about the Redskins’ play calling during their first two games, particularly the lack of runs by Robert Griffin III. Both Mike and Kyle Shanahan have said that it has been game situations, not Griffin’s health, that have put the shackles on the quarterback who was so dynamic last…

  22. Need to Know: Redskins’ Jordan Reed has ‘unique ability’

    Sep 21, 2013, 5:37 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 21, one day before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. The men at the top A quote each from the coordinators and the head coach: Kyle Shanahan was asked about some plays against the Packers that looked liked read option plays but the…

  23. Need to Know: Ripple effects if Forbath can’t go

    Sep 14, 2013, 5:39 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 14, one day before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 for his out of bounds hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last Sunday. It prompted Kaepernick to deliver one of the better…

  24. Need to Know: Cofield wants to see ‘turbo’ Meriweather

    Sep 13, 2013, 5:30 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 13, two days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Yesterday I looked at how some quarterbacks who suffered late-season ACL injuries fared early in their comebacks. It is interesting to note that running back Adrian Peterson took a…

  25. Need to Know: Shanahan says ‘anything short of a Super Bowl is a failure’

    Aug 24, 2013, 5:54 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 24, five days before the Redskins finish up their preseason at the Bucs. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park and FedEx Field: 1. The NFL confirmed that DeJon Gomes did not get fined for a second-quarter penalty for leading with his helmet against…

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