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  1. Should the Redskins draft a receiver?

    Apr 8, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    As we noted yesterday, the Redskins have eight wide receivers on the roster. NFL teams generally carry a dozen receivers during minicamps and training camp so they will almost certainly add some wide receivers to the roster. The question is, will they add camp fodder, bodies who will catch passes in practice, try go get…

  2. Need to Know: The five most talked about Redskins players this week

    Apr 5, 2014, 5:06 AM EDT

    DeAngelo Hall

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, April 5, two days before the Redskins start their offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Here are the five most talked about people this week on Redskins Talk. DeAngelo Hall—He was doubly happy about the DeSean Jackson signing. No more will he have to worry about needing…

  3. Releases, restructures may follow Jackson contract with Redskins

    Apr 2, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    Now that we know that the top-line numbers on DeSean Jackson’s contract we know that they are going to have some work to do on their salary cap. When I posted about how the Redskins might structure a Jackson contract a few days ago, I looked to the six-year, $54 million deal that Jairus Byrd…

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

    Mar 28, 2014, 5:10 AM EDT

    Cofield-vs-Raiders

    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…

  5. Need to Know: The five top performing Redskins of 2013

    Feb 18, 2014, 5:01 AM EDT

    Trent-Williams-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, February 18, one day before the start of the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage The five top performing Redskins of 2013 per Pro Football Focus (offense, defense; I believe this is premium content): 1. LT Trent Williams 38.3 overall rating—He was pretty consistent throughout the year,…

  6. Gruden really does prefer taller pass targets

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    AJ-Green-TD-Redskins

    We have heard that when he was the offensive coordinator of the Bengals, Jay Gruden liked to employ tall receivers. Almost any discussion of a potential Redskins free agent or draft target starts with “how tall is he”? Sometimes these “preference” are exaggerated by the presence of one tall player. Someone might look at the…

  7. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five longest plays of 2013

    Feb 14, 2014, 5:15 AM EDT

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    Darrel-Young-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 14, five days before the start of the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the Redskins five longest gains of 2013: 1t. Robert Griffin pass complete deep left to Darrel Young for 62 yards, touchdown @ Eagles 11/17—If you had Griffin to Young for…

  8. Need to Know: The five most valuable Redskins in 2013

    Feb 12, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Kerrigan-vs.-Raiders

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 12, seven days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the top five (plus three) Redskins in terms of the Approximate Value metric used by, among other sites, http://www.Pro-Football-Reference.com. The site sums up AV as follows: “The Approximate Value (AV) method is an…

  9. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five biggest salary cap hits

    Feb 10, 2014, 5:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, February 10, nine days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage The players who have the Redskins’ top five salary cap numbers: 1. LT Trent Williams, $10.98 million—He was among the last high draft picks under the old system where early draft picks got six-year contracts…

  10. Need to Know: The Redskins’ top five receivers since 2010

    Feb 9, 2014, 5:54 AM EDT

    Moss-TD-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 9, 10 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the Redskins’ five leading receivers since the 2010 season (in terms of yards receiving): 1. Santana Moss 2,724—You likely could grab any four-year span since Moss came to the Redskins in 2005 and…

  11. RG3 has already set up passing camps

    Feb 6, 2014, 8:41 AM EDT

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    A few weeks ago, I was in the Redskins broadcast studio when Robert Griffin III walked it. It was his first day back at Redskins Park since he left the day that Mike Shanahan was fired. Among the things he told me and Larry Michael was that one of his first orders of business would…

  12. Need to Know: Can Garçon still make the Pro Bowl?

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:36 AM EDT

    Garcon vs DAL catch

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 18, 52 days before NFL free agency starts. A Pro Bowl spot for Garçon? Could a Denver Broncos win over the Patriots send another Redskins offensive player to the Pro Bowl to join Alfred Morris and Trent Williams? It was announced today that DeSean…

  13. Five reasons why we can’t close the book on the Shanahan era

    Jan 2, 2014, 5:09 AM EDT

    RG3-vs.-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 2, 68 days before the start of free agency. Nickel coverage The Mike Shanahan era is over. On Tuesday we took a look at some things that went well during the last four years. Yesterday was about what went wrong. Today, the question is…

  14. Need to Know: Redskins quotes of the year

    Dec 28, 2013, 6:55 AM EDT

    RG3-podium-Richmond

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 28, one day before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Here are the five best/most significant Redskins quotes of the year (h/t to @michaelpRTD who reminded me of a few I’d forgotten): Receiver Pierre Garçon: “We have the potential to…

  15. 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…

  16. Need to Know: What did Santa bring Redskins fans?

    Dec 25, 2013, 6:04 AM EDT

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    Garcon-vs-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, December 25, four days before the Washington Redskins visit the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Things were very different for Redskins fans on Christmas Day a year ago. In addition to the presents under the tree they had a huge game to look forward to.…

  17. Penalties, confusion at key point costs Redskins

    Dec 23, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT

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    When you lose a game by a point, a team can go back and point a finger at almost any moment during the game where something went wrong. One such moment for the Redskins on Sunday came in the second quarter. With the Cowboys leading 7-3, Washington embarked on one of their better drives of…

  18. Loss leaves Garçon in no mood to celebrate record

    Dec 22, 2013, 5:53 PM EDT

    Garcon vs DAL catch

    Pierre Garçon set a Redskins team record that had stood for nearly 30 years but he wasn’t in much of a mood to revel in his accomplishment afterward. With about six minutes left in the third quarter, Garçon caught a 19-yard pass from Kirk Cousins, his 107th catch of the year. That broke the Redskins…

  19. Need to Know: A look at some Redskins numbers

    Dec 21, 2013, 5:55 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 21, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. Nickel coverage Five numbers of interest: 1. Last year, seven Redskins who started the year on the 53-man roster ended the year on injured reserve (Bernstine, Carriker, Davis, Helu, Meriweather, Orakpo, Robinson). This…

  20. Need to Know: Redskins’ Garçon nears receiving record

    Dec 16, 2013, 5:11 AM EDT

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    Garcon-vs-Atl

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 16, six days before the Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys. Nickel coverage Five numbers and notes from the Redskins 27-26 loss to the Falcons. 1. Kirk Cousins passed for 381 yards. Add that to his 329 passing yards in his first career start…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins’ 3-10 record worst in 19 years

    Dec 9, 2013, 5:26 AM EDT

    RG3-sacked-vs-Chiefs

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 9, six days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five stats and other notes from the Redskins’ 45-10 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday: 1. In the first half of their 13 games the Redskins have given up 226 points.…

  22. Need to Know: A look at five Redskins numbers

    Dec 7, 2013, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 7, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Kansas City Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five Redskins numbers that matter: 1. Pierre Garçon has 84 receptions through 12 games. Only three other Redskins have had at least that many receptions in a 16-game season. Art…

  23. Need to Know: Monday night and FedEx Field a bad mix for the Redskins

    Nov 26, 2013, 6:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 26, five days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five notes from the Redskins 27-6 loss to the 49ers: 1. The Redskins are now 2-12 all time on Monday nights at FedEx Field. That is by far the worst record…

  24. Need to Know: Redskins suffering from slow starts

    Nov 16, 2013, 5:22 AM EDT

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    Redskins-safety-fumble-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 16, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Five numbers to note: —The Redskins have been outscored by a total of 44 points in the first quarters of their nine games. That means they’re trailing by an average of…

  25. Need to Know: Kerrigan says something has to change

    Nov 14, 2013, 5:42 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 14, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Ryan Kerrigan talked about the inability of the Redskins’ pass rush to get sacks and pressures when they have the lead…

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