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  1. Redskins Draft Countdown: Duke G Laken Tomlinson

    Mar 30, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The NFL Draft is just over four weeks away and I’ll continue researching the prospects throughout the lead-up to the draft. Along the way I’ll be sharing some of what I find out with Real Redskins readers. The focus will be on players in areas of need for the Redskins but I might look at…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden looks for a second-year leap from Spencer Long

    Mar 27, 2015, 5:15 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 27, 34 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. 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…

  3. Need to Know: Playing the odds predicting the Redskins’ 2015 O-line

    Mar 5, 2015, 5:12 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, March 5, five days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Nickel coverage Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a…

  4. Need to Know: Which Redskins could rise up the depth chart in 2015?

    Mar 3, 2015, 4:53 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, March 3, seven days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins’ O-line need may depend on last year’s picks

    Feb 18, 2015, 4:33 AM EDT

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    INDIANAPOLIS—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 18, 20 days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day While I’m here at the NFL Combine this week, I’m going to change it up a bit. I’m going to pose the question each…

  6. Need to Know: How many changes on the Redskins’ OL in 2015?

    Feb 15, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 15, three days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL assemble in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine. Question of the day We’re changing up the format of Need to Know for the offseason. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to…

  7. Need to Know: How long for the Redskins to rebuild?

    Jan 18, 2015, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 18, 102 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock for the first round of the NFL draft. Question of the day We’re changing up the format of Need to Know for the offseason. Every day I’ll give an in-depth answer to a…

  8. Need to Know: Is there a quick offseason fix for the Redskins offensive line?

    Dec 5, 2014, 5:06 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 5, two days before the Washington Redskins play the St. Louis Rams at FedEx Field. Three and out 1. Exactly what do the Redskins need to do on the offensive line during the offseason to compete in 2015? There appear to be one and…

  9. Need to Know: 5 observations on the Redskins’ 53-man roster

    Sep 1, 2014, 4:48 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 1, six days before the Redskins open their season against the Texans. Nickel coverage Five observations about the Redskins’ 53-man roster: —The waiver claim of Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho makes a lot of sense. It’s hard for a team that’s as needy at safety as…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins roster battles looming a week before camp

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:55 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 17, seven days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Here are a few roster thoughts a week from the start of Redskins training camp. —Before OTAs, I had Santana Moss on the wrong side of the roster bubble, figuring that a…

  11. Need to Know: Will there be a shakeup on the Redskins’ O-line?

    Jul 2, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 2, 22 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out What are the chances that the Redskins line up in Houston on Sept. 7 with the same line that has been the first unit during OTAs and minicamp? Let’s take a look.…

  12. Best-case and worst-case scenarios for the Redskins’ 2014 draft picks

    Jun 3, 2014, 10:25 AM EDT

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    As the Redskins’ eight draft picks take the first steps in their NFL careers there is plenty of optimism about the career prospects for each of them. But history tells us that some of them will work out and some of them will not. Here is how I see the best-case scenario for each draft…

  13. Fan questions: Jack linebacker, Breeland’s ceiling, and undrafted receivers

    May 21, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    We got a great response to the Twitter mailbag this week, enough good questions to do two parts. If you don’t see your question answered here, check back tomorrow. Let’s dive right in: @Rich_TandlerCSN #RedskinsTalk Do you think the #Redskins will try to add another TE, OT, and DL before the start of training camp?…

  14. 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…

  15. Redskins draft to replenish an aging offensive line

    May 20, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    The Redskins have one of the older starting offensive lines in the NFL and to respond to that the organization did something that it hasn’t done at all in 20 years and only twice since 1980—they selected two offensive linemen in the first three rounds of the draft. Both tackle Morgan Moses and guard Spencer…

  16. Need to Know: 5 notes and quotes from Redskins rookie camp

    May 18, 2014, 5:41 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 18, nine days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from yesterday’s rookie minicamp: CB Bashaud Breeland is confident, perhaps bordering on cocky. You like that in a corner. What is his game like? I asked him and he had…

  17. Need to Know: 5 focal points during the Redskins’ rookie minicamp

    May 16, 2014, 4:30 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 16, 11 days before the start of OTAs. Nickel coverage The Redskins’ rookie minicamp gets underway today; the media will be able to watch on Saturday. Here are five things I’ll be looking for: Who returns punts and kicks? This never was resolved last…

  18. Fan questions: Redskins’ depth, Seastrunk, O-line and more

    May 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    I got a lot of great questions this week so we’re going to do this in two parts; look for more tomorrow. Let’s dive right in. @Rich_TandlerCSN #RedskinsTalk Which of this year’s Redskins rookies will make a significant impact this season? — Gene Wu (@TheWuWu) May 14, 2014 I don’t see any of them having…

  19. Grading the Washington Redskins draft

    May 11, 2014, 10:11 AM EDT

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    Since we don’t know how the careers of the players picked by the Redskins yesterday will turn out we have to dig in a little more to come up with a grade. Here’s my assessment, feel free to leave yours in the comments. Strategy—C+ They came in with the handicap of not having a first-round…

  20. Need to Know: 5 notes and quotes on the three newest Redskins

    May 10, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 10, six days before the Redskins’ hold their rookie minicamp. Nickel coverage Five quotes and notes about the three newest Redskins: G Spencer Long is coming off of a knee injury that ended his 2013 season prematurely. The injury was to his left PCL…

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