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Redskins positional review: Offensive line | WashingtonExaminer.com
There was concern about this group entering the season, but if Mike Shanahan’s career has taught us anything it’s that the scheme can help out the line in a way that lessens any negatives. The stretch zone does not call for maulers who must plow forward and win one-on-one battles (though on occasion it’s a must). Rather, the linemen must be smart and quick, able to play angles and step the proper way. If you do that, you can play well in this system.
‘Team Should Never Change Its Name’ Jordan Black Angered by Anti-Skins Chatter " CBS DC
Jordan Black, a free agent lineman who spent all of 2012 with the Redskins, has a bone to pick with everyone calling for the team to change its name. On with Lavar and Dukes Monday, the nine-year veteran in the league spelled it out by saying there's so much more people should be upset with than just the name of a football team.
The Danny Smith Paradox | Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram
Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram
Morning Pixels: Lorenzo Alexander on RGIII: "He’s still a rook"
"Technically he’s still a rook," he explained. "You have to play three games into your second year before you’re no longer a rookie, so I hope he understands that rule."
Unsung heroes: Safety Reed Doughty | CSN Washington
Say what you want about Reed Doughty’s play as a safety, but this much cannot be disputed: He’s pretty darn reliable on special teams.
Need to Know: Smart free agent targets for the Redskins - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 13, 27 days before the start of the league year. Free agent targets We’re getting close to the start of free agency and although the Redskins are pressed up against the salary cap they will still be able to make a few free agent moves. Pro Football Focus came up with a few smart free agent suggestions for the Redskins for us to ponder. Safety Chris Clemons (Dolphins): Free...
Burns Return Home is Special
Keith Burns is returning "home", with a high pressure new job -- but a chance to create his own legacy in the shadows of a high school that helped build a two-time Super Bowl Champion.
Panthers Kicker Graham Gano: I'd Be Hulk Hogan If I Wrestled | 4th & Pain with Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll
Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano thinks he'd be Hulk Hogan if he were a pro wrestler. It's hard to argue with that seeing as though he says his prayers and takes his vitamins. Now, about that mustache . . .