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  1. Countdown to Redskins training camp: 30 TD passes

    Jun 23, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

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    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 30—The target number of touchdown passes for Robert Griffin III This may seem to be a shade ambitious since a total of 36 in his two years in the NFL. But…

  2. Need to Know: 5 reasons for the Redskins to be optimistic about the 2014 season

    Jun 22, 2014, 6:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 22, 32 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage After their 3-13 debacle in 2013 the Redskins got a new coach and some new key players, giving them some reasons to be optimistic about their prospects for 2014. Here are five reasons…

  3. Minicamp notes and quotes: Redskins’ Trent Murphy lining up at a variety of positions

    Jun 18, 2014, 5:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 18, 36 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden from after the Redskins’ minicamp practice on Tuesday. —Without pads it’s difficult to judge the performances of running backs and linemen. So what can…

  4. Redskins minicamp report: Temperatures and tempers rise

    Jun 17, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Here are some practice notes from a steamy first day of minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. — —Robert Griffin III was on the same page with most of his receivers. He rolled out and launched one deep to DeSean Jackson for a big gain. It must be noted that Courtney Bridges was the…

  5. Need to Know: 5 players to watch during Redskins minicamp

    Jun 17, 2014, 4:39 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 17, 37 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Minicamp really isn’t that much more than OTAs except that attendance is mandatory and, by league rule, the media can attend all of the sessions. Here is who I will be keeping an…

  6. Need to Know: 5 Redskins notes as they report for minicamp

    Jun 16, 2014, 4:49 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 16, one day before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five things you need to know about the Redskins as they prepare for minicamp and the final week of their offseason program. —Today is reporting day for minicamp and practices start…

  7. Redskins roundup: Gruden likes read option only as a surprise tactic

    Jun 15, 2014, 6:10 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 15, two days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five Redskins notes and quotes from around the web: —Jay Gruden reiterated to Don Banks of Sports Illustrated that the read option will be a change of pace for Robert Griffin…

  8. Need to Know: The 5 best seasons by a Redskin 25 or younger

    Jun 14, 2014, 5:08 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, June 14, three days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage We haven’t wandered off into team history much lately. Here are the five best single seasons by Redskins who were aged 25 or under (according to the Pro Football Reference Approximate Value metric).…

  9. Redskins’ Gruden picks up the tempo with no-huddle sessions

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

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    The no-huddle offense was something of a source of frustration for Redskins fans last year. It seemed that when the Redskins ran it, they were effective. They didn’t run it at all during their 0-3 start, not even in situations where they were playing from behind (which was nearly all of every game). Then going…

  10. Need to Know: Five Gruden notes and quotes after Redskins’ OTA

    Jun 12, 2014, 5:25 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, June 12, five days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s presser after Wednesday’s OTA session. —Gruden did not lose hope for safety Bacarri Rambo after seeing his rough rookie season on tape. “That’s going…

  11. Redskins OTA observations: RG3 sharper than last week

    Jun 11, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

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    There are my observations from Wednesday’s OTA practice at Redskins Park. 11:15—Brian Baker is teaching the outside linebackers the best route to the quarterback. He has it painted on the grass, an arc that goes from the offensive tackle to the quarterback (as you can see in the picture to the right). There was one…

  12. Need to Know: 5 Redskins to watch during today’s OTA

    Jun 11, 2014, 5:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 11, six days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Five players I’ll be watching during today’s final OTA session at Redskins Park. Robert Griffin III—He was a little bit off last week and he threw an interception that appeared to be intended…

  13. Need to Know: 5 thoughts on the state of the Redskins after Week 2 of OTAs

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:25 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 8, nine days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage With Week 2 of OTAs is in the books and here are five thoughts on the state of the Redskins. —The Redskins carried eight offensive linemen last season—the five starters, swing tackle Tom…

  14. Need to Know: 5 notes and quotes from Redskins players after OTAs

    Jun 6, 2014, 4:44 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, June 6, 11 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from various Redskins players following Wednesday’s OTA session at Redskins Park. —Even though Kory Lichtensteiger has been the starting left guard when healthy since about midway through the…

  15. What effect does Kaepernick’s deal have on RG3, Redskins?

    Jun 5, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Yesterday afternoon Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Andrew Luck and other young quarterbacks who will be up for new contracts in the next few years had reason to celebrate. Colin Kaepernick signed new six-year deal with the 49ers and the reported top line numbers of up to $126 million with a record $61…

  16. Need to Know: 5 burning Redskins questions on offense

    Jun 4, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 4, 13 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage After a 3-13 season there are always plenty of questions surrounding an NFL team. Here is a look at the five top questions facing the Redskins’ offense (yesterday we answered five burning questions about…

  17. Need to Know: 5 thoughts on the Redskins after first week of OTAs

    Jun 1, 2014, 6:17 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 1, 16 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage Five thoughts on the Redskins after their first week of OTAs. —It’s very early but it seems like Keenan Robinson has the inside track on the inside linebacker spot vacated by London Fletcher. To…

  18. Need to Know: 5 Redskins notes and quotes from RG3’s press conference

    May 31, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 31, 17 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage (Still on vacation, enjoying some beautiful sunsets in the Outer Banks. But fresh content is back in your Need to Know.) A year ago as Robert Griffin III recovered from reconstructive knee surgery his…

  19. Need to Know: 5 Redskins notes and quotes after Thursday’s OTA

    May 30, 2014, 5:29 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 30, 18 days before the start of minicamp. Nickel coverage (Still on vacation, enjoying some beautiful sunsets in the Outer Banks. But fresh content is back in your Need to Know. I still might be slow in approving first comments and responding.) Here are…

  20. Need to Know: The 5 top single seasons by a Redskin in last 20 years

    May 25, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 25, two days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage (I’m on vacation this week so we’re going to rerun some of your favorite lists from earlier this year.) Last week we used the Approximate Value metric to look at which Redskins were the most…

  21. Need to Know: 5 Redskins thoughts including O-line competition

    May 21, 2014, 5:16 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, May 21, six days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage With the draft and rookie minicamp in the rear view mirror and the start of OTAs almost a week away, here are five thoughts on the Redskins. —With the exception of Shawn Lauvao, who…

  22. Fan questions, Part 2: Murphy, who ran the Redskins’ draft and, of course, Tanard

    May 16, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    I got a lot of great questions this week so I did two parts. Part one ran yesterday, let’s get right in to today’s batch of questions. @Rich_TandlerCSN #RedskinsTalk what are the chances of Cousins taking RGIII’s position it he has a bad weeks 1-4? — My name is My name (@UncleJ77) May 14, 2014…

  23. Draft chatter: For many teams, the NFL Draft revolves around the QB position

    May 5, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    The draft starts on Thursday and while the don’t know how things will unfold, we do know one thing—that for most teams that don’t have a quarterback the draft will revolve around getting that quarterback. The chances seem high that the Browns, Titans, Jaguars, Texans, Raiders, Vikings, Bucs and Cardinals will take quarterbacks at some point…

  24. Need to Know: CB Amerson among week’s 5 most talked about Redskins

    May 3, 2014, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 3, five days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are the five most talked about Redskins from the week that was: Jay Gruden doesn’t have final say in the draft but it would be foolish to say that he doesn’t have a major…

  25. Need to Know: RG3’s top five pass targets in 2013

    Apr 28, 2014, 5:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, April 28, 10 days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage Here are the top five targets for the 456 passes thrown by Robert Griffin III in his 13 starts in 2013. Pierre Garçon, 138—This is no surprise since over the course of all 16 games he…

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