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  1. The Week That Was: Can the NFL protect players from themselves?

    Aug 25, 2013, 6:40 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 25, four days before the Redskins finish up their preseason against the Bucs. That Was The Week That Was —Yeah, it’s dumb for the NFL to fine RG3 $10,000 for wearing an “Operation Patience” T-shirt during warmups before last Monday night’s preseason game. But…

  2. Need to Know: Light workload for starters on Saturday

    Aug 23, 2013, 5:10 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 23, one day before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five items from Redskins Park: 1. The dress rehearsal will feature a lot of understudies. Mike Shanahan said that the starters will play about 20 snaps on Saturday. That’s…

  3. Mechanical difficulties?

    Aug 22, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT

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    ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski got some headlines on Wednesday by declaring that a quarterback who has started seven NFL games could be one of the best ever. “I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever,” Jaworski said Wednesday on ESPN. “I love his skill set. I think the sky’s the…

  4. Need to Know: Can RG3 play with no preseason?

    Aug 22, 2013, 5:13 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 22, two days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. You do what you have to do Robert Griffin III will not play in a preseason game due to his injured knee. Kirk Cousins is likely to play less in the…

  5. Need to Know: Back to a renovated Redskins Park

    Aug 21, 2013, 5:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 21, three days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Back to the park After spending their first training camp away from home since 2002, the Redskins will return to practice at Redskins Park today. They will find Redskins Park to…

  6. Need to Know: The ups and downs of training camp

    Aug 17, 2013, 6:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 17, two days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. The best and worst of training camp in Richmond I put Richmond in my rear view mirror yesterday afternoon as camp broke after 22 days at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins training…

  7. How did RG3 look?

    Aug 14, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Robert Griffin III did his first team drills today and the first questions that came across on Twitter was some form of, “How did he look?” The answer is complicated. The short answer is that he looked fine and the longer answer is that we have no idea. Griffin passed the ball pretty well. He…

  8. Need to Know: Baby steps for RG3 today

    Aug 14, 2013, 5:17 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 14, five days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. A big step for Griffin First he said it on Twitter: There is no friction. There is an understanding between coach and player. That is all. Don’t have to like everything —…

  9. 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…

  10. Need to Know: Coach, QB agree on what’s important

    Aug 13, 2013, 6:34 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 13, six days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field RG3, Shanahan agree on the big goal If there was any doubt that Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan disagree on the pace of the quarterback’s rehab program it was removed on…

  11. Practice report: Reed, Meriweather back in action

    Aug 12, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT

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    Here is a look at Monday’s practice through the tweets for Tarik and Tandler: Trent Williams still practicing with a hard cast on left wrist/hand. #RedskinsTalk — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) August 12, 2013 Barry Cofield working an agility drill. #RedskinsTalk pic.twitter.com/GYq8NHSqoz — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 12, 2013 Donte Stallworth not in pads, throwing some…

  12. TW3: Redskins will deal Cousins–someday

    Aug 11, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 10, eight days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. That Was the Week That Was —It’s as simple as this—you want a coach who is overly protective of his players’ health when they are rehabbing from injuries and you want a…

  13. ESPN special on RG3 out later this month

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:14 AM EDT

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    Robert Griffin III will be the subject of an hour-long special on ESPN on August 27. The film, which chronicles Griffin’s rookie season, knee injury, rehab and even part of this year’s training camp, is produced by Gatorade and NFL Films. It was filmed at multiple locations both on and off the field. This 49-second…

  14. Redskins Tuesday practice: RG3 off (sort of)

    Aug 6, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND–Here’s a look at today’s practice via the tweets of Tandler and Tarik. Don’t look for RG3’s passing stats because he did not participate in 7 on 7 drills. It was a partial day of for Griffin, who will get three more days off as he will not be playing on Thursday when the Redskins…

  15. Shanahan won’t repeat mistake

    Aug 6, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The last time that there were questions about the health of the right knee of Robert Griffin III the quarterback told the coach that he could play on it. The coach believed him and let him play. That was seven months ago today during the Redskins’ playoff game against the Seahawks. The result, of course,…

  16. Need to Know: Redskins, RG3 near next phase

    Aug 5, 2013, 4:55 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 5, three days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Starting the next phase The Redskins are transitioning into the second stage of their training camp. After nine days of practices in a 10-day span and doing nothing but hitting each other…

  17. The Week That Was: What can Davis and Garçon do together?

    Aug 4, 2013, 7:08 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 4, four days before the Redskins play the Titans in their preseason opener. That Was the Week That Was —The Redskins have just three full practices next week and so don’t look for any major changes to what Robert Griffin III does. Mike Shanahan…

  18. Practice report: Redskins in full pads

    Aug 3, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—It was Fan Appreciation Day, it was crowded, and it was hot. And they had a lively two-hour practice to wrap up the week in Richmond. —The Redskins practiced in full pads for the first time on Saturday. Under Mike Shanahan the team has usually practices in shorts but with new rules requiring players to…

  19. Wednesday practice report: RG3 edition

    Jul 31, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—We’re in Day 6 of training camp and after a while the regular practice reports, while they are fun to do, all start to sound alike. So I thought I’d do something different today—focus on one player. It would have to be someone who would do enough during practice to fill up a whole post.…

  20. Practice notes: Moss still gets it done

    Jul 30, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins got Day 5 of their 2013 training camp under their belts today under mostly sunny skies and humidity and temperatures that are starting to feel more like the norms in late July here. —The highlight play of the day came early. Santana Moss made a one handed catch of a Robert Griffin III…

  21. 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…

  22. Practice notes: A limited RG3 still draws cheers

    Jul 25, 2013, 8:34 PM EDT

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    RICHMOND—Here are a few observations on the Redskins’ first full training camp practice on July 25, 2013. —Per the CBA rules, the Redskins were not in full pads today; those are not permitted until the fourth day of training camp. Some of the players wore shells (light shoulder pads) but for most it was helmets…

  23. Need to Know: For RG3, preseason games are about risk-reward

    Jul 24, 2013, 6:38 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 24, one day before the Redskins start training camp. The risk-reward balance So it appears that we won’t see Robert Griffin III in the games that don’t count so that the Redskins can be assured that he can play in the games that do…

  24. Don’t look for an RG3 practice schedule

    Jul 23, 2013, 3:13 PM EDT

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    Robert Griffin III said that the Redskins are going to “ease me in” to practice when training camp starts on Thursday.  Don’t expect to find out exactly what is meant by that any time soon. While Mike Shanahan and Redskins head trainer Larry Hess are likely to prepare an outline for when they would like…

  25. Need to Know: Cousins still gets important preseason reps

    Jul 23, 2013, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 23, two days before the Redskins start training camp. Cousins not totally left out In training camp Kirk Cousins will be the football equivalent of someone who is all dressed up with nowhere to go. The Redskins’ backup quarterback was prepared to lead the…

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