Daily Slop : Other Division top Picks Will be After RG3; Golston Excited About D-Line Depth


Redskins DE Jenkins benefits from timing of injury | Washington Examiner
Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins obviously wanted to play last season. But the fact that he got hurt so early helped him – at least when it came to working out. Jenkins didn’t have to spend the entire offseason rehabbing his knee.

On the Redskins' worst-to-first chances - NFC East Blog - ESPN
They were 5-11 last year, but that record only put them four games behind the division-champion New York Giants, who were 9-7 (and lost both of their head-to-head matchups against the Redskins, incidentally). Looking at it that way, the Redskins have the shortest distance to travel from worst to first. The Bucs were nine games out of first place, the Rams 11 and the Vikings 12.

Other division top picks will be after RG3 - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Everyone knows that Robert Griffin III, the Redskins’ top draft pick, will make an impact on the 2012 team and that they should be better because of it. That’s good for the Redskins because the other three teams in the division could also be improved due to the presence of their first-round draft picks. Washington traded up to get Griffin and two of the other NFC East teams traded up to get players they hope will help stop RG3.

Washington Redskins Safety Sleeper: Madieu Williams | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The top of the Redskins safety depth chart is murky at best, as returning DeJon Gomes, will compete with newcomers Brandon Meriweather and Tanard Jackson for the two starting safety spots. While those three are the obvious favorites, I think the Redskins might have a sleeper in the competition, that few are giving much credit to and that is Madieu Williams.

Barnes hopes to prove his value with versatility - Washington Times
Kevin Barnes enters the final year of his contract hoping to create some staying power with his versatility. The Redskins’ third-round pick in 2009 has not emerged as a frontline cornerback to this point, so coaches are continuing this offseason to use him some at safety.

RGIII will make beignets for his offensive line - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins do-everything quarterback also knows how to make the delicious dessert pastries, because he can do everything.

Since 1999, top offensive performances rare - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
In 1999, the Redskins were second in the NFL in both points scored with 443 and yards gained with 5965. They have not come close to matching that offensive performance since then. The points soared in ’99 because the Redskins had a quartet of offensive skill players who were very productive. Brad Johnson passed for 4,005 yards, Stephen Davis rushed for 1,405 yards, Michael Westbrook had 1,191 yards receiving and Albert Connell had 1,132 yards receiving.

Washington Redskins Are Champions Of Renewable Energy In Prince George’s County " CBS DC
The Washington Redskins were named the Green Business of the Year by the Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce.

HomerMcFanboy " getting to know jarvis jenkins (again)
Usually when I do a "getting to know" feature on a local player, it’s someone who has just come to town as a rookie or free agent. But in the case of Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins, I decided to make an exception because — in his own words — the second-year pro feels like he’s starting over after missing the 2011 season due to a knee injury suffered during the preseason.

The Redskins Blog | Niles Paul Hates Roller Coasters
He has no reservations about going across the middle against the NFL’s beastiest of linebackers and safeties, but there’s something about a roller coaster that makes Redskins’ tight end Niles Paul cringe.

The Redskins Blog | Golston Excited About D-Line Depth
To have a top defense in the NFL, a team must have continuity and depth — two things defensive lineman Kedric Golston believes the Redskins have plenty of heading into the 2012 season.

The Redskins Blog | ‘Distinguished’ Chester Ready For 2012
With a full year of experience with the Washington Redskins behind him, veteran offensive lineman Chris Chester is primed for a strong 2012 season. The only Redskins’ offensive lineman to start all 16 games at the same position last season, Chester settled in at right guard and quickly learned coach Mike Shanahan’s zone-blocking scheme.

Redskins were last in home-grown starts in 2011
The Redskins have emphasized the draft in recent years but they have a long way to go before they can call themselves a team built through the draft.

Cooley working to spread the sport of football at his camp
Chris Cooley is trying to spread the sport of football at his camp for kids.

'Dare to Play' Day for Down's
It was a beautiful Saturday, the 2nd day of June, for more than just the sparkling weather all across the greater-Washington DC area. It was beautif...

NFL players concerned about 'scabs' officiating games | National Football Post
NFLPA makes legitimate point with safety concerns

Top 12 Hardest Hitters In NFL History | Football Nation
The NFL is a different league then it used to be. These guys would have a hard time playing under the 'player safety' rules in place today.

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