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  1. Need to Know: Will the Redskins tackle better in 2014?

    Jul 14, 2014, 5:25 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, July 14, 10 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out —The Redskins’ top six tacklers last year were inside linebackers Perry Riley and London Fletcher, cornerbacks Josh Wilson and DeAngelo Hall, and safeties Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty. Those same six also…

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

    Mar 19, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT


    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…

  3. Options remain at safety for the Redskins

    Mar 12, 2014, 8:18 AM EDT


    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…

  4. Need to Know: Five ripple effects of the Orakpo tag

    Mar 5, 2014, 4:43 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, March 5, six days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Nothing happens in a vacuum in the salary-capped environment of the NFL. Here are five ripple effects from the decision to tag Brian Orakpo: 1. Ryan Kerrigan safe for now—As noted yesterday,…

  5. The Redskins have major needs in the middle of their defense

    Jan 30, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT


    A Washington Post report cleared up some confusion and confirmed that Brandon Meriweather’s contract does void five days after the Super Bowl, making the Redskins’ starting safety an unrestricted free agent starting March 11. Let’s take a look at what this means for the Redskins’ salary cap and their depth chart. The cap implications are…

  6. Need to Know: Which Redskins stay and who goes?

    Jan 13, 2014, 5:52 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, January 13, 115 days from the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage Of the Redskins’ 18 unrestricted free agents, five of them were originally drafted by the team. Here are my odds on the Redskins keeping them after free agency starts on March 11: 1. LB Perry…

  7. Need to Know: Shanahan says Giants focused on stopping Morris

    Dec 3, 2013, 5:41 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 3, five days before the Redskins host the Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1. During the Redskins’ second-quarter touchdown drive Robert Griffin III scrambled out of bounds and tried to stop on a hard surface near the stands.…

  8. Need to Know: Health not an issue for the Redskins

    Nov 2, 2013, 6:29 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 2, one day before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. The Redskins certainly can’t complain about their health. They did list nine players on their injury report on Friday but only one,…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins special teams still adjusting

    Oct 17, 2013, 5:20 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 17, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. As one might expect, special teams were a big topic of discussion on Wednesday at Redskins Park. Here is what two core…

  10. Need to Know: RG3 says Redskins had the ‘can’t-get-rights’

    Sep 10, 2013, 7:26 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 10, five days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Without much fanfare, the Redskins’ London Fletcher played in his 241st consecutive game. Since Bucs’ defensive back Ronde Barber spend Sunday in a broadcast booth instead of taking the…

  11. Hustle, discipline keys to stopping Eagles attack

    Sep 6, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT


    The Redskins’ defense doesn’t quite know what it will be facing on Monday night when Chip Kelly unveils the NFL version of his Oregon offense. But it seems to be a pretty good guess that it will be fast paced and there will be option elements to it. Being in top football shape is the…

  12. Practice report: First scuffle of camp

    Aug 13, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND–Here is today’s practice report via the tweets of @Rich_TandlerCSN and TarikCSN: Stallworth a spectator again. Very involved, but still a spectator. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 haz yelling “get the ball out” when Morris ploughs into the line. This D needs takeaways. #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 13, 2013 Moss…

  13. Practice report: Josh Wilson back in the swing

    Jul 29, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—It’s getting hotter here every day but that’s the way it’s supposed to be. Here is your practice report for Monday afternoon. —Jarvis Jenkins is in limbo. He’s the starter at left defensive end but he won’t be on the roster for the first four games. So he is spending some time with the second… Archives

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