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  1. Need to Know: Five Redskins who need good games against the Lions tonight

    Aug 20, 2015, 6:42 AM EST

    Amerson-vs-Giants

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 20, the day the Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Five players who need to succeed against the Lions Here are five players who need to have good games tonight against the Lions. QB Robert Griffin III—I used to compile these…

  2. Redskins’ RG3 speaks—about football

    Aug 19, 2015, 10:05 AM EST

    RG3-handoff-vs-Browns

    This may be breaking news to some of you but Robert Griffin III spent the vast majority of his meeting with reporters on Tuesday talking about football, not about his self-assessment of his quarterbacking abilities. They are playing a preseason game against Detroit on Thursday and Griffin was asked about what he wanted to accomplish…

  3. Reaction to out of context RG3 quote is over the top

    Aug 18, 2015, 9:39 AM EST

    RG3 sideline vs Browns

    The problem with the “best” comment that is creating an uproar out there is that the full thought of Robert Griffin III doesn’t fit into a tweet. But, “I feel like I’m the best quarterback in the league,” has been wildly misrepresented, for the most part. It was taken out of context because his full…

  4. Redskins Practice report, Day 19: Williams and Amerson return

    Aug 16, 2015, 7:30 PM EST

    Trent-Williams-vs-Rams

    RICHMOND—The Redskins got together for their final day of practice in front of the fans here (there will be a closed practice tomorrow). Here are my observations. —OT Trent Williams was back to a full workload. So was CB David Amerson, who participated in individual drills on Saturday. Still out for the Redskins were TE…

  5. Need to Know: Five Redskins who have work to do as camp resumes

    Aug 15, 2015, 4:24 AM EST

    RG3-running-vs.-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 15, five days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. Work to do The Redskins played pretty well against the Browns on Thursday. As training camp resumes, however, some players still have a lot to do to get ready for the…

  6. Need to Know: Five things to watch for tonight in Redskins vs. Browns

    Aug 13, 2015, 5:52 AM EST

    Morris-stopped-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 13, seven days before Washington Redskins play the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. What to watch for CLEVELAND—Here are five things to watch during the Redskins’ preseason game against the Browns: Robert Griffin III—Yeah, this one is pretty obvious. He should play more than…

  7. Redskins practice report Day 13: Good day for RG3, with an asterisk

    Aug 11, 2015, 6:08 PM EST

    RG3-passing-minicamp

    RICHMOND—It was hot and sticky as the Redskins made their final preparations for their preseason opener in Cleveland in two days. Here are my observations from practice and some quotes from around the Bon Secours training center: —The players were not in pads, although some wore shells. This is typical for a regular season Friday…

  8. Redskins practice report, Day 12: A strong day for Forbath

    Aug 10, 2015, 6:43 PM EST

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins returned to Richmond and so did the rain. There was some pretty steady rainfall for about the first half of practice but it tapered off for the latter part of the session. Here are my observations. —Robert Griffin III had an up and down day. In fact, it probably was more down than…

  9. Redskins practice report, Day 9: Scrambling at cornerback

    Aug 7, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

    Redskins Texans camp

    RICHMOND—Rain was a constant threat as the Texans returned for the second of three practice sessions against the Redskins. Here are my observations from the practice: —There were officials present again today, the crew led by referee Walt Coleman. I’m not sure why teams don’t bring in refs for every day of training camp, at…

  10. Need to Know: Preseason games loom large for Redskins backup QBs

    Aug 7, 2015, 5:24 AM EST

    Cousins McCoy RVA

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 7, six days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Preseason games loom large…

  11. Need to Know: Will Redskins’ Griffin be better than ordinary in 2015?

    Aug 6, 2015, 5:04 AM EST

    RG3 handoff camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 6, seven days before Washington Redskins open their preseason against the Browns in Cleveland. If you need to catch up on what’s happening in Richmond, scroll to the bottom for a list of our posts from the last 24 hours.  Better than ordinary? After…

  12. Redskins practice report, Day 5: RG3 sharp in 2-minute work

    Aug 3, 2015, 6:43 PM EST

    RG3 pads practice

    RICHMOND—It was hot again today as the Redskins end a stretch of five straight practice days. Here are my observations from the afternoon practice: —The Redskins practiced in true full pads for the first time today, including pants with the mandated pads in them. They picked probably the hottest afternoon so far to so that.…

  13. Redskins training camp practice report, Day 2

    Jul 31, 2015, 6:42 PM EST

    Running backs training camp

    RICHMOND—The Redskins took the field for Day 2 of training camp with sunny skies and a light breeze. Temperatures hung around 90 but the humidity wasn’t as bad as it had been for the past few days so conditions were not bad. —WR Tony Jones, who is one of the longest of long shots to make…

  14. Redskins training camp practice report, Day 1

    Jul 30, 2015, 6:44 PM EST

    RG3 handoff camp

    RICHMOND—The Redskins took the field for their first full training camp practice with warm temperatures and high humidity. The CBA prohibits practicing in pads until the players have had three days to get acclimated so they wore just helmets and shorts today. —Special teams drills were up first. Tress Way is unchallenged as the team’s…

  15. Need to Know: Redskins’ Robinson enters camp as established starter

    Jul 28, 2015, 5:15 AM EST

    Keenan-Robinson-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 28, two days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Five thoughts on the state of the Redskins with training camp just a couple of days away: —I’m going to be very interested in seeing Trey Williams running in pads in training…

  16. Need to Know: Is Redskins quarterback RG3 really “done”?

    Jul 24, 2015, 5:12 AM EST

    RG3 sacked by Fletcher Cox

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 24, 6 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in the…

  17. Need to Know: Five questions for Jay Gruden prior to the start of Redskins training camp

    Jul 22, 2015, 5:17 AM EST

    Gruden rookie camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 22, 8 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Media coverage of Redskins training camp gets underway a week from today. Coach Jay Gruden and possibly a player or two will speak to the media from the Bon Secours Redskins Training…

  18. Redskins Griffin among NFL’s most influential but should he be?

    Jul 20, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    RG3-O-line-vs-Eagles

    It’s the time of the year for rankings and we’ve seen how one analyst ranks Robert Griffin III among the 32 NFL starting quarterbacks (spoiler: it couldn’t be much worse). But because Griffin has been so good and so bad during his brief NFL career, he is among the most influential players in the NFL,…

  19. Need to Know: What are the chances of a winning season for the 2015 Redskins?

    Jul 19, 2015, 5:36 AM EST

    Redskins-O-line-3

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, July 19, 11 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Tarik El-Bashir and I did an over/under series last week. After looking at possibilities for Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris, and other individuals, we looked at team success and, specifically, wins. The…

  20. Need to Know: Can Morris thrive behind Redskins’ power blocking?

    Jul 17, 2015, 5:14 AM EST

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 17, 13 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are five thoughts on the state of the Redskins with less than two weeks to go until training camp starts. —I mentioned DeAngelo Hall’s situation in a post yesterday but I…

  21. Need to Know: What is the single biggest problem the Redskins and RG3 have to fix?

    Jul 14, 2015, 5:04 AM EST

    RG3 sacked by Fletcher Cox

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 14, 16 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. RG3’s biggest issue Robert Griffin III is the most analyzed athlete in Washington, perhaps in the country. When training camp starts later this month every step on his dropback, the position of his feet…

  22. Need to Know: How much will Jones line up with Redskins’ first team?

    Jul 10, 2015, 4:45 AM EST

    McCoy-Matt Jones

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 10, 20 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage We’re a shade less than three weeks away from the start of training camp and I’m starting to review my “what to look for” notes. Here are five of them on the…

  23. Need to Know: Where should Redskins’ quarterback RG3 be ranked?

    Jul 9, 2015, 5:23 AM EST

    RG3-passing-pocket-Eagles-2014

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 9, 21 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Griffin No. 31? There has been plenty of talk about an SI.com article in which Robert Griffin III was ranked at No. 31 on the list of starting NFL QB’s. And that, of course…

  24. Need to Know: Is play action a cure for Redskins’ and RG3’s problems?

    Jul 3, 2015, 5:29 AM EST

    Morris-RG3-vs.-NYG

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, July 3, 27 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Play action the cure for what ails them? The post I wrote here yesterday on third down struggles came from a fairly substantial article by Mike Tanier, who does work for Football Outsiders. The…

  25. No need to rush to judgment on Redskins’ RG3

    Jul 1, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    RG3-passing-minicamp

    A year ago, former Redskins quarterback and current ESPN analyst Mark Brunell believed that current Redskins QB Robert Griffin III would successfully complete the transition from being a scrambling quarterback to being more of a pocket passer. “He can get there. He’s one of the best young quarterbacks in the league and he got there…

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