Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup

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Redskins notes: Sept. 3 | WashingtonExaminer.com
This probably doesn’t mean much, but Evan Royster is listed No. 1 on the depth chart at running back. However, even he isn’t sure who’s going to start vs. New Orleans. "I think they’ll keep us in the dark until the day before the game," he said. "It makes us all compete. It’s not like one of us is going in as a starter. We’re all here working to get that spot."

Redskins finalize practice squad | WashingtonExaminer.com
Washington finalized its list, which includes receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux, running back Antwon Bailey, tackle Tom Compton, linebacker Darryl Gamble, fullback Robert Hughes, tight end Deangelo Peterson, defensive lineman Jason Shirley and defensive end Doug Worthington.

Redskins wins in 2012: How many you got?
Before you know it, there will be Robert Griffin III making his Redskins debut — it will all be really happening — and perhaps upsetting the Saints.

Redskins injury report: Orakpo, ‘Steiger ready to go | WashingtonExaminer.com
Linebacker Brian Orakpo and left guard Kory Lichtensteiger both said they’ll play Sunday vs. New Orleans, after being limited throughout the preseason. "It’s still sore," Orakpo said. "There’s still stuff I have to deal with but come Sunday I should be ready to rock and roll….The toughest part about getting injured is the psychological thing. You have to get over the mindset that, OK, you can’t go out there and be hesitant. You have to let it loose. That’s something everyone deals with coming off a serious injury. I’m prepared for it. Come Sunday I’ll get back to my normal self, making plays."

Redskins depth chart: WR Josh Morgan listed as starter opposite Pierre Garcon
The Washington Redskins released their Week 1 depth chart Monday, which showed Josh Morgan ascending to the starting wide receiver position opposite Pierre Garcon after he was listed as a backup for all of the preseason.

The Redskins Blog | Evan Royster Explains Number Change
Royster was practicing for the first time in uniform No. 22 Monday. He wore No. 35 for most of his rookie season in 2011 (he wore No. 25 for part of the preseason before switching to No. 35). The No. 22 is nothing new to Royster. He wore that number when he became Penn State’s all-time leader in rushing yards.

Some Thoughts On the Redskins Updated Depth Chart: | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The Washington Redskins released their first depth chart of the regular season. Here are some of my initial thoughts and reactions to the current depth chart.

Reed Doughty is preparing to start if needed
Veteran safety Reed Doughty said Monday he is preparing this week as if he will start for the Washington Redskins in Sunday’s season opener at New Orleans. But Doughty’s role could depend on whether Brandon Meriweather is healthy after missing the final two preseason games with a knee injury, and Doughty said he didn’t know where things stand with Meriweather.

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins enter Week 1 of the NFL season

20 questions in 20 days: #6 Is the offensive line deep enough?
20 questions in 20 days: #6 The Redskins have made plenty of changes in their offensive line reserves. Are the new guys good enough if injuries hit?

Banks' position: Playmaker
Maybe Brandon Banks can't be a wide receiver but he can make plays and apparently that's good enough for Mike Shanahan.

Seven observations about the Redskins' final roster - Washington Times
The Redskins are younger for the third straight September under head coach Mike Shanahan.

The Redskins Blog | ESPN Experts Balk On Picking Redskins
And, much like the NFL.com analysts, the experts at ESPN aren’t looking for much from the Redskins this season. In fact, ESPN’s folks aren’t even predicting a single award will come the Redskins’ way. At least one analyst at NFL.com predicted Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III would be named the offensive rookie of the year.

Oh, the irony: Giants are over the cap - NFC East Blog - ESPN
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the New York Giants are one of three teams currently over the 2012 NFL salary cap by about $700,000 and must do....

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