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- It's rumored that Reed Doughty may have broke his wrist in practice yesterday. I don't see that as a big deal. Training camp is two months away and he has plenty of time to heal. He can still practice in a cast.
- I was talking back and forth with @Football_Rules about the rules for rookies attending minicamps and whether they're allowed to attend practices before graduation. I was a bit off and Rick Snider helped fill in the gaps. This affects Redskins like Terrence Austin.
Rookies can't come until their class has graduated or June 12. Really screws some people, but it's a safe guard to keep the NFL from pressuring kids to skip their final semester and blow off graduating. The rule is a way for the NFL to appease the NCAA and gain better cooperation from colleges when it comes to scouting. It's a free minor league system so best to not create ill will over something that affects few players. Teams like UCLA that go later get screwed, but some years it's no one.
So in short, they can attend minicamp, just not OTAs.
More after the jump...
- Reports out of Redskins Park are that Keenan McCardell is laying down the law with the WRs...and for the better. It's always the same, positive quotes from players that the coach is great, but the quotes from players sound different. Being only 3 years out of the league, Keenan can still lead by example running routes at real speed. That has to be a huge advantage.
- Homer McFanboy has a great interview with Artis Hicks. It's hard not like this guy the more I read about him.
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