Daily Slop: Joe Jacoby Still Awaiting His Enshrinement; Redskins Wide Receivers In Good Hands

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Redskins Wide Receivers In Good Hands " CBS DC
Shanahan played wide receiver in college and still has an ability to think like a wide-out. He spends more time talking with and instructing the wide receivers in practice than he does any other offensive position. He can be seen running the receivers through a plethora of routes, instructing them on what they did right and wrong, at the start of almost all of the Redskins’ practices.

Five thoughts on Ike Hilliard's departure - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
In 2013 Moss, Hankerson, and Aldrick Robinson will be working for their third position coach in last three years. That is less of a concern for the veteran Moss, of course, than it is for Hankerson and Robinson. Still, it’s not a huge concern as Kyle Shanahan is very hands on with receivers during practice so it’s not as though there will be huge changes in store for the receiving corps.

Grading the Redskins: Tight ends | CSN Washington
It’s possible the team could franchise him again – at $6.54 million, a CBA-mandated raise of 120-percent – but such a decision would hinge on a variety of issues, including his recovery from the Achilles’ injury. It’s also important to note that the Redskins’ offseason plans will once again be hampered by an $18 million cap penalty. Davis told CSNWashington.com on Nov. 2 that he expected to resume physical activity in mid-December and hoped to be on the field in time for OTAs in May, saying, "I definitely have seen [Ravens’ defensive end Terrell] Suggs. I went to the same doctor and we had about the same tear." If Davis’ recovery doesn’t stay on track, or if the team is hesitant about committing to him financially, it’s possible Coach Mike Shanahan will choose to move in a different direction.

Redskins have seven draft picks, many needs | CSN Washington
So the Redskins would be well advised to have solid alternatives in place. A good safety who could step right in and contribute early if not start from day one should be available when their second-round pick comes around. The best of the bunch appears to be Kenny Vaccaro of Texas but it is likely that he will be gone when the Redskins are on the clock. But others, like Baccari Rambo of Georgia, Eric Reid of LSU and D. J. Swearinger of South Carolina should be there.

The Redskins Blog | Jacoby Still Awaiting His Enshrinement
Despite leading his offensive line to four Super Bowls (winning three), with four Pro Bowl nods and two All-Pro selections, Jacoby has been snubbed since his retirement in 1993. He was one-of-27 semifinalists announce in November, but must now wait until next year for this just deserts.

Polumbus: 'I Know I Want To Be Back Here'
"Just getting a chance to go out there on the field and getting as many reps as I got, you’re going to grow and you’re going to get better," Polumbus explained. "[I] had some ups and downs this season, as everybody does, but that was the good part about getting to come out the next Sunday: to learn from your mistakes and try to get better."

Haslett: I Came Here To Win The Super Bowl
"Obviously, I came here to win the Super Bowl. I’m excited about the opportunity," he said before the team's wild card game. "That’s the reason I came here. I didn’t come here for any other reason than to win a Super Bowl."

Need to Know: NFL popularity soars - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 17, 2013, 87 days before the Redskins start their offseason conditioning program. Wide receiver not likely to be a priority It seems unlikely that the Redskins will target a wide receiver either in free agency or with a high pick in the draft. I am asked about this quite often on Twitter so I figure it must be a thought that is buzzing around out there.

Random notes from around the NFC East: Keeping up with the coaching staff churn, and some other stuff – Blogging the bEast

It's time for Jerry Jones to chill out - NFC East Blog - ESPN

For better or for worse, Garrett appears to be Jones' guy for 2013. At some point, whether it's still true or not, Jones likely will profess his faith that Garrett is the right man for the job. But if he keeps acting the way he's been acting for the past couple of weeks, that proclamation will sound more hollow than ever. Leaders get to a point where they have to trust in their people and trust in their plan. Jones is at that point now, and it's time for him to act that way.

Manti Te'o's NFL draft status now even murkier - Washington Times

"I don’t think anybody considered him to be a top-five pick before all this happened," Brandt said. "In that game against Alabama, this was like a guy who was the best shooter in the world in basketball and here comes a game and he can’t even hit the backboard. His play in that game was absolutely horrible. He missed on run blitzes; guys ran over him …"

Redskins email report excerpt: Slowing Kelly’s offense | WashingtonExaminer.com

Now that Chip Kelly is coaching in the NFC East, the Redskins need to get used to, well, some of what they were doing to other teams this season. At Oregon, Kelly ran an up-tempo zone-read attack. It’s uncertain how much of his offense he’ll be able to run in the NFL, especially in his first season. But it’s easy to guess that he’ll want to play at a fast pace — part of the reason New England’s offense plays at a quick tempo is because of Kelly’s influence.

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