Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup

Streeter Lecka

A look at the top Redskins stories around the web


Jay Gruden reiterates that Robert Griffin will only run a small bit of read option
"We’ll have sprinkles here and there," Gruden said. "It’s not going to be a major part. I want to make sure that we have other things that we can do besides the read option, because it takes a toll. You have to practice it a lot to be very good at it. It kind of takes away from the defense’s ability a little bit, it takes away from other plays that you need to work on, your protection schemes, your running game, all that stuff. It just takes away from that. So we want to make sure that we work on the core running game that we have, the core drop-back passes we have. And then once we get going, we get those implemented, maybe sprinkle in some read option."

What comparables remind us about the NFL draft

NFL Investigating Washington Redskins Themed Gun " CBS DC
There's a Redskins-themed gun out there. The problem is the NFL doesn't issue marketing licenses to firearms manufacturers.

Ranking the Redskins Offensive Needs | Fanspeak.com

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden: 'I'm here for a reason' - ESPN
POTOMAC FALLS, Va. -- Robert Griffin III didn't see what he perhaps feared when he re-watched himself last season. He had braced for worse and, beside

The Redskins Blog | Day 1 Highlights: Voluntary Mini-Camp At Redskins Park

Report: Redskins cut suspended D-lineman Moore | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins hire new assistant coach away from Eagles organization | Comcast SportsNet Washington

RGIII says #TheMovement is about Redskins players choosing their own brand of football
"I feel great, and I think the team does as well," the quarterback said. "We’ve got some new faces here, a lot of excitement. And we’ll actually get a chance to play the brand of football that we want to play, determined by the players, and Coach Jay Gruden’s gonna allow us to do that. So whenever you see me tweet #TheMovement, it’s just saying what is the movement? What do we want to be known for?

Need to Know: The five best O-linemen drafted in the second round | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 30, eight days before the NFL draft. Nickel coverage The five best offensive linemen drafted in the second round since the common draft starting in 1968 (per the career Approximate Value metric used by Pro Football Reference).

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | 2013 Broken Tackles: Defense
Somehow, when Washington played Chicago in Week 7, Meriweather and Conte made it through with just three combined broken tackles. If you look closely, you'll see that all four starting Washington defensive backs had double-digit broken tackles last season. It was not a good season for the Washington defense, especially if Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan couldn't get to the quarterback quickly.

'Hard Knocks' close to picking a team for this year, so who will it be? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
Franchises are exempt if they have appeared on the show in the last 10 years, have a new head coach or made the playoffs at least once in the last two seasons. As Awful Announcing pointed out, that leaves eight teams up for the show (unless the NFL gets and chooses a volunteer): Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers and St. Louis Rams.

NFL Draft Interview DL Will Sutton, Arizona State | Fanspeak.com

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