Daily Slop : Memory Loss Prompted Rypien to sue for Concussions; Can RG3 Succeed in Washington?

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Good news on Hankerson - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Our friend Rich Campbell is in Florida for the NFL owners meetings and his twitter timeline has been buzzing all morning with reports from there including a lot of good nuggets from Mike Shanahan this morning.

Franchise QBs "don’t fall off trees" Shanahan says - The Insider - The Washington Post

Coach says Redskins didn’t give up too much to move up to the second overall spot in this year’s NFL draft

Joe Gibbs on Mark Rypien, head injuries and bounties - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post

Former Redskins coach praises the NFL’s medical career, and repeats that he never knew of bounties.

NFL Videos: Can RG3 succeed in Washington?
The Redskins are expected to draft Robert Griffin III, so "NFL Total Access" looks at Washington's offense to determine if there's enough talent to help the QB succeed.

Washington Redskins', St. Louis Rams' trade for No. 2 pick a win-win deal - Don Banks - SI.com
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from the third and final day of the NFL's annual meeting at The Breakers hotel...

Redskins' Mike Shanahan reveals strategy in big trade with Rams: Browns Insider | cleveland.com

Shanahan, who's known Browns President Mike Holmgren for many years, disagreed that relationships between the Rams and Redskins closed the deal.

Playing For Mike Shanahan Was Main Draw For Pierre Garcon To Redskins - Redskins Journal

Fredericksburg, Virginia: The news and information source for the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.

Shanahan isn't worried about possible bounty sanctions - Washington Times

Coach Mike Shanahan said he isn't worried about possible bounty sanctions, but he acknowledged they are possible.

Bruce Allen talks about RGIII and Andrew Luck - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins GM says he talked to Bobby Beathard about the team’s trade with the Rams, and invited the former GM to Redskins Park for the draft.

Why Can't Roger Goodell Go One Day Without Lying?
Let's go on a magical trip to the NFL's fantasy world, where the penalties on the Redskins and Cowboys have anything to do with football.

Memory loss prompted Rypien to sue for concussions | ProFootballTalk
The most recent concussion lawsuit filed against the NFL includes the MVP of Super Bowl XXVI, former Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien. Rypien, who was a full-time starter for fewer than three of his 12 NFL seasons, says that memory loss prompted him to take action.

The Redskins Blog | USA Today Names Its Free Agent Winners

The Redskins Blog | With The 69th Selection, Redskins Pick…

Luck still figures to go No. 1 in NFL draft | Washington Examiner
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is bigger, more experienced in an NFL offense and considered the most sure pick since, well, the guy he’ll be replacing. It’s why the chance of him going anywhere but first overall is a major longshot.

Fred Davis, Trent Williams must prove themselves to teammates, Mike Shanahan says [updated] - The Insider - The Washington Post
Coach Mike Shanahan says the two starters, suspended last season for substance abuse, must show the organization and their teammates that they are reliable.

Redskins wanted Peyton Manning and top college QB - The Insider - The Washington Post
Coach Mike Shanahan said having the Indianapolis Colt superstar and a future franchise quarterback would have been a perfect situation for the Redskins.

Mark Rypien, 14 other former Redskins added to enormous list of concussion plaintiffs | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: Yahoo! Sports

Shanahan: Redskins top offseason priority was finding franchise QB - Washington Times
Mike Shanahan made it his mission this winter to find the Washington Redskins a franchise quarterback. After two straight last-place finishes and way more turnovers last season than he cares to remember, it became the coach's top priority.

Goodell has no issue with non-spending during uncapped year
Roger Goodell explained the NFL's problem with the actions of the Redskins and Cowboys as an unacceptable effort to gain a competitive advantage.

Josh Wilson knows his audience - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins cornerback offers the autograph equivalent of a bleeding slab of beef to Washington fans.

Mike Shanahan says rookie QB could start season opener - The Insider - The Washington Post
Redskins Coach says, "You put him in there when you feel like he’s ready to go."

Goodell unable to define "uncapped" - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
In his closing press conference at the NFL owners meeting, Commissioner Roger Goodell was asked if he had heard anything from Stephen Burbank, who will be the arbitrator in the the Redskins’ and Cowboys’ salary cap case and "what is an uncapped year supposed to be?"

WR Garcon and Morgan fit Shanahan's playmaker critieria - Washington Times
Mike Shanahan discusses his new free-agent wide receivers for the first time.

NFL revamps overtime, turnover review rules - The Insider - The Washington Post
Regular season overtime rules are aligned with the playoff format. All turnovers will be subject to automatic instant replay review.

2011 Run Stop Percentage: Linebackers | ProFootballFocus.com
Khaled Elsayed showcases PFF's Run Stop Percentage Signature Stat and reviews 2011's best performing linebackers in run defense.

Running baccarat - NYPOST.com
The NFL is close to rolling the dice with its longtime nemesis — casino advertisers — with both the NY Giants and Jets owners saying they’re open to considering it.

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