Daily Slop: DeAngelo Hall has Surgery on Finger; Lorenzo Alexander is the Redskins Star Specialist

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Need to Know: Hall has surgery on finger - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, January 24, 91 days before the NFL draft. Hall has finger surgery Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall had surgery on Tuesday to repair a fractured right pinky finger, according to a report in the Washington Post. He has some ligament damage repaired and some pins were installed to provide stability while the finger heals. Hall suffered the injury about halfway through the season. Hall, who tied for second on the team...

Senior Bowl: Evaluating the Tight Ends - FanSpeak's NFL Draft Blog | FanSpeak's NFL Draft Blog
One of the position groups that I was least excited about seeing this week was the tight ends. Not only was there no early round talent among this group, but

Michigan’s Denard Robinson working to learn new positions
The 5-foot-11, 196-pound Robinson, who boasts 4.3-second, 40-yard dash speed, said he never thought about playing another position in the NFL during his senior season at Michigan. But now that his future hinges on his ability to make the transition, he is devoting his full energy to becoming a receiver/returner.

Redskins Scouting, Not Coaching Senior Bowl
The Redskins are well-represented with scouts at this year's Senior Bowl. But unlike last year, most of the coaching staff is home.

Top Five Redskins Defensive Players of the 2012 Season
The Redskins finished the 2012 season on a 7 game win streak, several things added up during that run but here are the top 5 Redskins defenders from 2012

Pro Bowl Cheerleader Tecoya Reports From Hawaii

Adrian Peterson warns against RG3 injury comparisons - NFL.com
"This is also a matter of genetics," Peterson said. "Look at my dad. And my mom's side, my aunts and uncles, they're all ripped. At 50 years old, they've got six packs and eight packs. "My body just heals differently. I know it has a lot to do with rehabilitation and work ethic -- but I really credit my genetics for my recovery as much as anything else."

Washington Redskins duped by woman with fake online identity - NFL.com
In the wake of the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax, Jeff Darlington reports that several Washington Redskins players were duped by a woman maintaining a false online identity, prompting an NFL probe.

Alfred Morris makes it to the Super Bowl | CSN Washington
Morris will join six students from Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans in serving patrons lemonade from a pop up stand at the media center, giving the youngsters an opportunity to learn about operating a small business. Green Bay’s Donald Driver will also participate.

Lorenzo Alexander is the Redskins' star specialist | CSN Washington
"It’s a little bit of a lost art and it’s become a little bit trivialized," Alexander said. "It’s much like the offensive line – it’s hard to follow. You can’t see it. It’s hard to break it down. It’s hard to quantify how good a guy is at that position. I led the league this year, but last year I was just as effective. I don’t think people are as educated about it because it’s not a focal point like offense and defense."

What the Redskins can learn from the Ravens | CSN Washington
Be patient, build through the draft—This was a talking point when we discussed the 49ers the other day. One Super Bowl team built almost exclusively through the draft might be fluke but two could be a trend. Baltimore traded third-and fourth-round draft picks to the Cardinals for receiver Anquan Bouldin and a fifth. Safety Bernard Pollard signed as a low-profile free agent. Other than those two the Ravens are primarily home grown.

WR Joshua Morgan underwent surgery last week - Washington Times
Receiver Joshua Morgan recently underwent surgery. On Friday, he published on Instagram a picture of himself lying in a hospital bed with a giant cast around his right foot, ankle and lower leg.

Will Cowboys' changes stop RG3, Kelly? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
MOBILE, Ala. -- Late Tuesday night, Monte Kiffin and Chip Kelly shared a beer and some conversation. Before Kiffin, the Dallas Cowboys' newly hired...

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