Daily Slop : RG3 Works out With Vets, Shanahan Injured; Chris Cooley Says he’s Healthy and Ready to Contribute

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NFL Videos: RG3 works out with vets, Shanahan injured
Redskins first round draft pick Robert Griffin III worked out for the first time with the teams veteran players on Monday during the Skins organized team activities.

Redskins TEs Davis, Cooley have something to prove | Washington Examiner
One couldn’t finish the season because of health; the other because of drugs. So both Chris Cooley (knee) and Fred Davis (suspension) have something to prove at tight end for the Redskins

LeRibeus already learning three positions - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
After the Redskins rookie minicamp two weeks ago we knew that Josh LeRibeus was going to be called on to play center. What we learned today was that he will learn to be a jack of all trades in the middle of the offensive line. The third-round draft pick out of SMU has been busy and he is going to continue to be. At today’s OTA at Redskins Park he lined up at right guard, left guard, and center. It...

Robert Griffin III impresses at Washington Redskins' OTAs - Don Banks - SI.com
"Obviously them being able to get into that second pick [of the draft] was something huge for me,'' said Fletcher, the Redskins middle linebacker since 2007 and a veteran of many playoff-less seasons. "I'm a guy in my 15th season and going into another year with not having a quarterback was not very appealing to me, I'll tell you that. So when they were able to make the trade, knowing we would be getting either Andrew Luck or him, it definitely made the situation a lot brighter as far as coming back here. I've had enough years of that other stuff.''

Chris Cooley says he’s healthy and ready to contribute - The Insider - The Washington Post
Tight end says his knee is healthy and he’s ready to compete for playing time.

Healthy Cooley Confident He’ll Be "A Major Factor" For Redskins " CBS DC
The longest-tenured member of the Redskins, pro bowl tight end Chris Cooley says he is finally fully healthy and ready to contribute in 2012

Chris Cooley Says RGIII Already Changing The Washington Redskins Attitude About Winning | Football News Now
"For the first three weeks being around Griff, I couldn’t have expected more," Cooley said. "The way he’s come in and worked, not just with the team, but with our staff and our playbook has been extremely impressive. His ability to pick up our offense, just what we have initially, and his ability to come in our huddle and enunciate our plays, call the plays confidently, get us to the line… it’s been pretty exciting."

London Fletcher says RG3 was a big draw - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Lots of stuff coming out of the first day of Washington Redskins OTAs, including the apparently scary, inadvertent sideline takedown of head coach Mik

Fred Davis Makes First Public Comments Since Drug Suspension " CBS DC
Fred Davis made his first public comments since being suspended for the final four games of the 2011 season on Monday morning. Here's what the tight end had to say.

NFC East update: Why RG3 wore yellow glove on first workout with Redskins veterans | The Dallas Morning News
Dallas Cowboys Blog - Dallasnews.com's Dallas Cowboys coverage includes the latest news, notes, commentary, analysis, blog posts, photos and videos of America's Team.

NFL Videos: RG3 on OTAs: 'I'm in the NFL now'
Robert Griffin III addresses the media following OTAs Monday. Watch what the rookie quarterback had to say about his veteran teammates and why he wears a glove on his left hand.

Robert Griffin III reminds DE Kerrigan of rookie year - NFL.com
Robert Griffin III drew praise from Redskins veterans at Monday's workout, and reminded one -- DE Ryan Kerrigan -- of his own time as a first-round pick.

Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson, David Wilson Interview Fellow NFL Rookies - YouTube
Meet SB Nation's newest correspondents: Robert Griffin III, Dwayne Allen, A.J. Jenkins, Trent Richardson, David Wilson, Ryan Tannehill, and Russell Wilson. W...

Shanahan Collides With Players in OTA | NBC4 Washington
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was clobbered in an OTA Monday.

The Redskins Blog | Rookie Morris Learning On The Fly
Monday’s first round of organized team activities was definitely a learning experience for Redskins rookies, like running back Alfred Morris. Morris — drafted in the sixth round in the 2012 draft out of Florida Atlantic — said the coaching staff simply let them worry about playing football Monday at the Redskins’ indoor training facility.

Five thoughts: Robert Griffin III | Washington Examiner

Griffin III Comfortable In First Full-Team OTA
"You can obviously see the maturity, the leadership, all the different intangibles you would like in your quarterback," said 15-year veteran London Fletcher. "I think the way they handled it, as far as naming him the starter right away, is the right approach."

Washington Redskins: The 2012 Season Finally Begins by Diane Chesebrough
That new bubble out at Redskins Park is awesome. It’s not much fun standing in the rain during a football practice… especially if you have to protect a $3,500 investment in your camera.

SNYDER: Jenkins is like a new gift for Redskins to unwrap - Washington Times
The Washington Redskins didn’t have a second-round selection in this year’s draft, having packaged it in the bounty for the No. 2 overall pick. But you could argue that Washington had a second-round draft pick in the bag - defensive end Jarvis Jenkins.

Comparing NFC East Opponent's Offseasons | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
By last December the NFC East did not look like the powerhouse it was expected to be. The Redskins had been already eliminated, the Dream Team put themselves in too large a hole to get out of, and the Giants and Cowboys were not only battling for the division, but also to stay above .500.

Some notes from around the NFC East: Eagles, Redskins OTAs – Blogging the bEast

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | 2011 Special Teams Tackles
Lorenzo Alexander of Washington was actually second; he had 14 tackles, but that was 21.2 percent of the returns against Washington.

NFL owners to vote on rule changes for injured reserve, trade deadline and leg pads - The Insider - The Washington Post
At a meeting Tuesday, they also may change rules on the trade deadline and injured reserve.

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