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  1. Need to Know: The five youngest Redskins and their 2014 prospects

    Jan 27, 2014, 5:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 27, 23 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the five youngest Redskins who saw action on the field in 2013 and their prospects for 2014: CB David Amerson (22.1 years old as of today)—It was thought that he would be something…

  2. Need to Know: The five Redskins with the most Pro Bowl appearances

    Jan 26, 2014, 5:49 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 26, 24 days before the NFL Combine. Nickel coverage Here are the five Redskins (plus one) with the most Pro Bowl appearances: LB Chris Hanburger, 9—The Redskins’ most recent Hall of Fame inductee earned first team All-Pro honors four times on top of the…

  3. Did Haslett provide a blueprint for defensive free agency?

    Jan 25, 2014, 1:55 PM EST

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    Jim Haslett talked to reporters at the Senior Bowl yesterday and he had a few interesting things to say. The Redskins, he said, will stick with the 3-4 defense as their base. That is not surprising. Jay Gruden indicated that the 3-4 was here to stay during his introductory press conference. Haslett also talked about…

  4. Need to Know: Five players the Redskins could have had in the 2008 draft

    Jan 25, 2014, 5:59 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, January 25, 72 days before the Redskins start offseason workouts. Nickel coverage With the report that Fred Davis is facing a six-game suspension at the start of the 2014 season, the Redskins’ draft class of 2008 is total loss. That’s in large part due to…

  5. Redskins’ roster situation requires an active free agency period

    Jan 24, 2014, 11:54 AM EST

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    Bruce Allen did not talk to the members of the local media who made the trek to Mobile for the Senior Bowl. But he did talk to SiriusXM NFL Radio while he was there and among the topics discussed was free agency. For the first time since 2011 the Redskins will have the same salary…

  6. Need to Know: The five oldest Redskins and their futures

    Jan 24, 2014, 5:19 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 24, 73 days before the Redskins start offseason workouts. Nickel coverage Some of the oldest members of the 2013 Redskins are set to become free agents. Here are the five oldest Redskins who are currently under contract and a look at the prospects for…

  7. Redskins salary cap review: Low QB salaries won’t last long

    Jan 23, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

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    Salary cap review: Offensive Backs As Jay Gruden continues to assemble his coaching staff, people in another part of the building at Redskins Park are looking forward to free agency and how best to utilize the approximately $28 million in cap space the Redskins have. Here we’ll take a position-by-position look at the cap situation…

  8. Need to Know: Five free agent safeties the Redskins could target

    Jan 23, 2014, 4:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 23, 74 days before the Redskins start offseason workouts. Nickel coverage The Redskins likely will need to add at least one safety who can start for them this year in free agency. Here are five who might fit their needs and their budget: 1.…

  9. Will the Redskins franchise tag Orakpo?

    Jan 22, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    Will the Redskins use the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo? The pending free agent linebacker is headed to his third Pro Bowl in five years in the league. He is coming off of perhaps his best all-around season since he entered the league in 2009. Orakpo is not a truly dominant pass rusher but he’s…

  10. Need to Know: Five free agents the Redskins are unlikely to sign

    Jan 22, 2014, 4:55 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 22, 48 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here are five free agents the Redskins are very unlikely to sign: 1. TE Jimmy Graham, NO—A two-tight end setup with Graham and Jordan Reed would cause many sleepless nights for opposing defensive coordinators.…

  11. Will the NFL eliminate the PAT?

    Jan 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

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    Roger Goodell thinks that the point after touchdown kick is too easy and the league is thinking about abolishing it. “The extra point is almost automatic,” Goodell said on NFL Network on Monday. “I believe we had five missed extra points this year out of 1,200 some odd (attempts). So it’s a very small fraction…

  12. Need to Know: Five free agent wide receivers the Redskins could target

    Jan 21, 2014, 4:45 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, January 21, 49 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Let’s take a look at five receivers the Redskins could pursue in free agency: 1. Julian Edelman, NE (2013 stats 105 rec/1056 yds/6 TDs)—Santana Moss is unlikely to be back and Edelman is quite…

  13. Salary cap review: Redskins have flexibility on offensive line

    Jan 20, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

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    Salary cap review: Offensive line As Jay Gruden continues to assemble his coaching staff, people in another part of the building at Redskins Park are looking forward to free agency and how best to utilize the approximately $28 million in cap space the Redskins have. Here we’ll take a position-by-position look at the cap situation…

  14. Need to Know: Five things the Redskins can learn from the conference title games

    Jan 20, 2014, 6:51 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 20, 50 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here are five things the Redskins can learn from yesterday’s conference championship games: 1. A quarterback needs weapons, the more the better—Tom Brady just didn’t have anyone to throw to. Peyton Manning has several…

  15. Note to Redskins: Buyer beware on Giants’ WR Nicks

    Jan 19, 2014, 9:57 AM EST

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    Many Redskins fans have their eye on Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks as a possible big-play addition to their team’s offense. But according to a report, it appears that Nicks is in the “buyer beware” category of free agents. Ian Rapoport reported on the NFL Network that Nicks is not expected to return to the Giants.…

  16. Need to Know: Joe Gibbs’ five NFC title games

    Jan 19, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 19, 51 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here is a look at Joe Gibbs’ five appearances in the NFC championship game: 1982 (season) vs. Cowboys—I don’t care how loud they say it’s going to get today in Seattle, it won’t be…

  17. Will the Redskins move away from zone blocking?

    Jan 18, 2014, 11:53 AM EST

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    Are the Redskins preparing to change the way they run the ball? All NFL teams utilize some zone blocking running plays but only a handful use zone as their primary scheme. The Redskins have been one of those teams ever since Mike Shanahan arrived in 2010. We are getting some indications that change may be…

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

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:36 AM EST

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    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…

  19. Need to Know: Five things the Redskins need to do to beat the NFC East

    Jan 17, 2014, 5:49 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 17, 111 days before the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage The Redskins went winless against the NFC East last year and have finished last four out of the last five years. Here are five things the Redskins have to do compete in their division. 1.…

  20. Did the Redskins hire the right Bengals coordinator?

    Jan 16, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

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    Less than a week after the Redskins hired Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden to be their new head coach, Minnesota hired Cincinnati’s other coordinator. Mike Zimmer, the defensive guru for the Bengals, was announced as the ninth head coach in the Vikings’ history on Wednesday. The Redskins requested an interview with Zimmer per NFL protocol…

  21. Need to Know: Five priorities for new Redskins coaches

    Jan 16, 2014, 5:03 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 16, 112 days from the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage The Redskins have brought in four new coaches so far and have given a major promotion to another one. Here is the major challenge facing each of them. 1. HC Jay Gruden—The first-time NFL head…

  22. Press Release: Redskins hire Brian Baker

    Jan 15, 2014, 5:50 PM EST

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    LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Brian Baker as Outside Linebackers Coach. Baker joins the Redskins with 30 years of coaching experience to his credit, the last 18 of which have come at the NFL level. Last season, he served as the Cleveland Browns’ outside linebackers coach, helping the…

  23. Press release: Redskins hire Kotwica as special teams coach

    Jan 15, 2014, 5:46 PM EST

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    LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Ben Kotwica (COT-wee-kuh) as Special Teams Coordinator. Kotwica is entering his eighth NFL season after spending the first seven years of his NFL career in various coaching capacities with the New York Jets. Before assuming the role of coordinator in 2013, Kotwica assisted…

  24. Cap review: Redskins likely can’t afford a top WR

    Jan 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    Salary cap review: Wide receiver As Jay Gruden continues to assemble his coaching staff, people in another part of the building at Redskins Park are looking forward to free agency and how best to utilize the approximately $28 million in cap space the Redskins have. Here we’ll take a position-by-position look at the cap situation…

  25. Need to Know: Five Redskins cap bargains

    Jan 15, 2014, 4:35 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 15, 113 days from the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage We’re looking at the Redskins’ salary cap all week long here on Real Redskins. Here’s a look at five of the Redskins’ best cap values in 2014: 1. QB Robert Griffin III (2014 cap $5.76…

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