Daily Slop : Redskins Launch 80th Anniversary Campaign; Salary cap Hearing for Redskins and Cowboys Ends

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Art Monk Joins Growing List Of Former NFL Players To Sue NFL Over Concussions " CBS DC
Longtime Washington Redskins wide receiver Art Monk has joined a growing list of former NFL players to file a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming it didn’t properly protect its players from concussions.

NFL Hears Washington Redskins And Dallas Cowboys Salary Cap Reduction Appeals " CBS DC
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says Washington’s hearing lasted 2½ hours. He says: "We wanted to present our case and we were able to. … We just have to let the process play out."

The Redskins Blog | Team, Effort, Tradition: New Nike Uniforms
The new uniforms — which are a "balance between history and tradition featuring a rich darker color palate and updated numbering system," according to a Redskins press release — have the words "Team, Effort, Tradition" embroidered into their neckline.

Salary cap hearing for Redskins and Cowboys ends - The Insider - The Washington Post
"We got a chance to present some of our issues, and the league presented some of their issues, and we’ll leave it at that," Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Thursday evening at the team’s 80th anniversary celebration. "We just have to let the process play out."

Bruce Allen discusses upgrades at Redskins Park - The Insider - The Washington Post
"We’ve been looking at different ways to improve Redskins Park, to improve our football team, and we feel like this will give us a great opportunity to work when we have inclement weather," Allen said. "And when you think of our opening game . . . we open in New Orleans, in that dome. That is a loud place. And our practices that week, we’ll be able to simulate what a dome really is versus those speakers you’ve seen on the field the last few years."

Rick Snider: Ready for a look inside the Redskins' future | Washington Examiner
It had that new indoor bubble smell -- like fresh tires on your car.

Point/Counterpoint: Will Chris Cooley and Santana Moss have roles on the 2012 Washington Redskins? | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
They better or the Good Will will be getting around 50,000 jerseys. For real, for right now I think they do. The only reason to cut them now is for cap relief and it seems like they have some cap room.

May 11, 1971: "Dancing Bear" Takes His Act to D.C. | Redskin Historian

THIS WEEK IN REDSKINS HISTORY: On May 11, 1971, new Redskins coach George Allen added another weapon to his retooled defense by trading three draft picks to the Buffalo Bills for 290-pound end Ron McDole.

Holden & Danny: Matt Bowen Would Be Excited To Coach RG3 " CBS DC

The former NFL safety and current writer for the National Football Post said that RG3’s abilities will likely be the cause of many sleepless nights for opposing defenses as long as the Redskins tailor their offense to him properly.

Elfin: The Lasting Legacy Of A Skin Who Only Played 2 Years Here Is Felt 20 After Leaving D.C. " CBS DC

Mark Adickes played just two seasons for the Redskins, starting only one of the 24 games in which he got on the field. But now he may be as instrumental to the rebuild of the franchise as anyone else...and to the rebuild of Robert Griffin.

The Redskins Blog | First Lady Of Football Needs Your Help

Thompkins — who in November was crowned Miss District of Columbia — needs your help in her quest to be named Miss USA.

Redskins email report: Lande on draft; Q&A with Texas DC | Washington Examiner

Russ Lande used two phrases quite a bit when talking about the Redskins' draft: "I liked the pick of ..." And "I loved the pick of ..." In fact, of the Redskins nine-member draft class, there were really only three players he didn't see much of a future for: Tom Compton, Richard Crawford and Jordan Bernstine.

Rookie preview: Corner Richard Crawford

The fit: Like fellow seventh-round pick Jordan Bernstine, Crawford played all over the secondary in college, but Shanahan has stated the SMU product will play corner in the NFL. Athletic though not particularly quick, Crawford’s best defensive value could come in zone packages. He also averaged nearly 13 yards as a punt returner for the Mustangs.

Redskins unveil new throwback uniforms at 80th anniversary kickoff celebration- The Washington Post

Eighty years ago this week, the Lindbergh baby was found dead, a key moment during one of the most spectacular true-crime stories of the 20th century. I wasn’t expecting to hear about the Lindbergh baby at the kickoff to the Redskins’ 80th anniversary campaign Thursday evening, but this event included plenty of things I wasn’t expecting.

Redskins Launch 80th Anniversary Campaign

Voting for the Next ‘10 For 80’: Redskins alumnus Ken Harvey introduced the "10 For 80" honor at the 80th anniversary kickoff event. Fans can vote for the 10 players that will be selected to join the 70 Greatest Redskins to create the 80 Greatest Redskins of All Time at www.Redskins80th.com. This will mark the first time in Redskins history that fans can vote for the Greatest Redskins of All Time.

Colin Cowherd says the Redskins finish 5-11 - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post

"Redskins will be good eventually, last couple of drafts were interesting, but right now in that division, not enough playmakers and a rookie quarterback. 5-11." The rest of the division goes Giants 11-5, Eagles 10-6 and Dallas 9-7.

A look at the NFC East undrafteds - NFC East Blog - ESPN

Chris Burke was one of my editors at AOL FanHouse, which was an excellent chapter in both of our lives before it went the way of subprime mortgages, t

Who should replace the NFL’s current officials? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

Fox Sports' Alex Marvez broke the news Wednesday night that the NFL is looking at the possible need for replacement officials as the league and the NFL Referees Association try to work out a new deal. We may indeed see …

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Walkthrough: Concussions

Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.

2011's Best Performances: Offensive Tackles | ProFootballFocus.com

4. Trent Williams, Washington Redskins: Week 12 at Seattle (+5.2) After a horror show of a rookie year, Williams started to really get it in year No. 2. This was clearly evident in the Week 12 encounter with the Seahawks. Williams didn’t give up a single pressure or penalty, while grading positively five times in the run game. It was a near-flawless display and with Chris Clemons going up against you, that’s not often heard.

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