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  1. Gruden wants Morris to catch a few more passes

    Mar 28, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

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    Jay Gruden thinks that Alfred Morris needs to catch some more passes. Gruden isn’t talking about having the third-year running back step into the role they may have envisioned for Darren Sproles, the Saints running back who was rumored to be going to the Redskins before the Eagles traded for him. Sproles caught at least…

  2. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five biggest weekly paychecks

    Mar 28, 2014, 5:10 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 28, 10 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Yesterday I tweeted out what Brian Orakpo’s weekly paycheck will look like now that he has signed his franchise tender. That drew some interest so let’s take a look at the top…

  3. Why the Redskins will have Orakpo play on the tag this year

    Mar 27, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Brian Orakpo signed his franchise tender this morning. He has until July 15 to work out a long-term contract with the Redskins. If he doesn’t, he will have to play the year making $11.45 million (every dime of it is now guaranteed) and become a free agent again in 2015. It seems that the latter…

  4. Redskins’ contracts this offseason total $127.9 million

    Mar 26, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

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    There has been a lot of talk about the Redskins being thrifty when it comes to free agency this year. And while they haven’t gone out and made any huge splashes, they have spent some money. They made their biggest signing in terms of money for the 2014 season before free agency started. That was…

  5. Why don’t the Redskins get compensatory draft picks?

    Mar 25, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    It’s become an annual tradition. During March owners meetings the NFL announces the awarding of compensatory draft picks. The Redskins don’t get any or get some leftover crumbs. Fans complain and say there is a conspiracy against their team. But there really isn’t an anti-Redskins bias on Park Avenue (well, in matters not involving the…

  6. Redskins have help wanted sign up at outside linebacker

    Mar 24, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

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    As free agency plods into its third week, most of the focus has been on the Redskins’ defensive backfield, the safety spot in particular. But there is another area on defense that will need to be shored up prior to the start of the season. Outside linebacker is a vital position in the 3-4 defense…

  7. Need to Know: RG3 among Redskins most talked about this week

    Mar 22, 2014, 5:52 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 22, 16 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are the five most talked about Redskins this week: Robert Griffin III—His appearance here is noteworthy mostly because he hasn’t been talked about much this offseason. That, of course, is in…

  8. How much cap space do the Redskins need to sign their draft picks?

    Mar 21, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    According to the NFLPA, the Redskins have a little under $7 million in salary cap space remaining. They are better off than some teams; seven have less than $5 million left. But with some needs they have yet to fill they are in worse shape than many others as 11 teams have more than twice…

  9. Need to Know: Five NFL rule changes that should be approved without debate

    Mar 21, 2014, 5:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 21, 17 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are five of the proposed NFL rule changes that should pass with no debate: Permit a coach to challenge any official’s decision, except scoring plays which are automatically reviewed—I was scoffed…

  10. Need to Know: Five safeties who could start for the Redskins

    Mar 20, 2014, 5:09 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 20, 18 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage One starter at safety is set for the Redskins. Here are five players who could start alongside Brandon Meriweather when the season starts. Ryan Clark—Sure, the contract talks are dragging on but…

  11. Fan questions: In addition to RG3, what needs to improve?

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

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    It’s been a while since we’ve done fan questions and you submitted some good ones to me on Twitter at @Rich_TandlerCSN and on the Real Redskins Facebook page. Let’s jump right in. What do u think is the biggest need atm and what’ll be the draftapproach? Best available or need? #RedskinsTalk @Rich_TandlerCSN — Ralf Peeters…

  12. Redskins putting their eggs in the pass-rush basket

    Mar 18, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

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    We are a week in to free agency and the Redskins’ two biggest signees will probably play a few yards apart from each other and will have the same primary responsibility much of the time. Before free agency started they retained right outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, who had 10 sacks in 2013, via using the…

  13. Need to Know: A week into free agency, five Redskins questions

    Mar 18, 2014, 4:56 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 18, 20 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage We’re just a week into the league year and we have some answers about the 2014 season. But there are still many questions, here are five of them: What will be done…

  14. Redskins get some contract guidance with Monday deals

    Mar 17, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

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    As free agency moves into its next phase prices for players start to drop and the Redskins may have received some guidance from deals given out this morning at two positions of need. On area they are looking is at safety. Nate Allen re-signed with the Eagles for one year. His base will be $2…

  15. Need to Know: Five reasons the Redskins haven’t signed your favorite free agent

    Mar 17, 2014, 4:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, March 17, 21 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Are you wondering why your favorite free agent not signed with the Redskins? Here are five possible reasons. Money—This is often, but not always, the issue. The team thinks the player is…

  16. Need to Know: Williams happy about Hatcher signing and the rest of the week’s top five

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:16 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 16, 22 days before the start of offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are our five most popular posts from the week that was. 1. Redskins agree to terms with Andre Roberts—The Redskins landed the Cardinals’ wide receiver several hours prior to the actual start…

  17. Hatcher’s contract good for both Redskins, player

    Mar 15, 2014, 9:43 AM EDT

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    It looks like both the player and the team got what they wanted from the contract that Jason Hatcher signed with the Redskins on Friday. Hatcher gets a good chunk of money up front and the team gets the ability to escape the contract in a couple of years with minimal pain. The top-line numbers…

  18. Need to Know: Five possible starters for the Redskins at center

    Mar 15, 2014, 5:47 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, March 15, 23 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage The Redskins have cut Will Montgomery, their starting center since 2011. Who will play center for them in 2014? Here are five possibilities: Kory Lichtensteiger—He is the favorite as of now. Gruden…

  19. Hatcher adds disruption to Redskins DL but for how long?

    Mar 14, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

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    The Redskins have made one of the best types of free agent moves you can make. They signed a quality player away from a division rival. Jason Hatcher was a one-man wrecking crew on the Cowboys’ defensive line last year. He had 11 sacks, 40 QB pressures, and he forced two fumbles. To say that…

  20. Need to Know: The Redskins’ top five free agent options at tackle

    Mar 14, 2014, 4:56 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 14, 24 days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage The Redskins are still looking for an upgrade at right tackle, here are the top five tackles on the free agent market as ranked by our friends at Rotoworld. Donald Penn, Bucs—He…

  21. Options remain at safety for the Redskins

    Mar 12, 2014, 8:18 AM EDT

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    There was a run on the safety position during the first hours of NFL free agency. Unfortunately the Redskins, who are in need of two starting caliber safeties, were not participants. They were interested in Jairus Byrd of the Bills but not for anything close to the $54 million over six years he got from…

  22. Five things you need to know about NFL free agency

    Mar 11, 2014, 5:13 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 11, the day NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here are five things to watch for today as the free agent frenzy gets underway at 4 p.m. Eastern time. 1. “Interest” does not equal a “contract”—We have been hearing of Redskins “interest” in a…

  23. Redskins interested in Byrd but asking price may be prohibitive

    Mar 10, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Bills safety Jairus Byrd is at or near the top of most fee agent rankings and after Buffalo decided not to give him the franchise tag, many have been wondering who would pursue him and how much money he would be looking for. We have a partial answer to the former question and the answer…

  24. Dollars likely to flow freely when free agency starts

    Mar 9, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    There are some indications that the dollars will flow freely during the free agency period that starts Tuesday at 4 p.m. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk quoted a league source who said as much on Saturday. “Deals will be higher across this year across the board. Teams will be spending this year.” One team…

  25. Need to Know: Five top articles of the week feature Orakpo, free agency

    Mar 9, 2014, 5:57 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, March 9, two days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are our five most popular posts from the week that was. 1. Five Redskins who could be cap casualties—The Redskins made some moves to clear up cap last week but there…

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