Daily Slop: Tanard Jackson's Demons Take Hold; What Makes Redskins WR DeSean Jackson so Lethal?

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Fullback Darrel Young believes there’ll be a role for him in new offense
But now, with Mike Shanahan and Kyle Shanahan out, and Jay Gruden in, and bringing with him a new special teams coordinator as well, Young faces an uncertain future despite having two years left on a three-year, $3.97 million contract. Gruden’s offense in Cincinnati scarcely featured a fullback. And, because of the versatility of tight ends Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen and Niles Paul, even Kyle Shanahan opted to use more two-tight end sets. At times, one lined up at fullback, or was sent in motion and on a pass route out of the backfield similar to what Young would’ve run.

Ripple effects on Redskins after Jackson suspension | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
On Wednesday the NFL suspended Tanard Jackson for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy for the fourth time. Before moving on to looking at the football side of this, we should note that the implications for Jackson go far beyond football.

Need to Know: Many Redskins hard at work two weeks before start of camp | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 10, 14 days before the Redskins start training camp. Three and out Here are a few tidbits and updates as we are two weeks away from the first practice of Redskins training camp 2014.

Jarvis Jenkins must make some improvements to make an impression
Four seasons later, Washington is still waiting for the return on their investment in the Clemson product. Jenkins missed all of his rookie season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Then he wound up starting 14 games at left end in 2012 because of an injury to starter Adam Carriker, and he showed signs of promise but lacked consistency. Last season, after returning from a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, Jenkins seemed to do better against the run, and did record two sacks after going without one the year before.

BEHIND THE SCENES: Darrel Young's Photo Shoot
Go behind the scenes as Redskins fullback Darrel Young goes in front of the camera for his 2014 photo shoot.

Chris Baker looks to pick up where last season left off (VIDEO) | Comcast SportsNet Washington

What makes Redskins WR DeSean Jackson so lethal? (VIDEO) | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins Depth Chart Analysis: Outside linebacker | Comcast SportsNet Washington

LaVar Arrington joining NFL Network - The Washington Post
Local analyst will continue to have a role on 106.7 The Fan, but will no longer be involved with The Washington Post.

RGIII: Alfred Morris is Redskins' biggest weapon - NFL.com
The Redskins have one of the NFL's most dynamic group of pass-catchers, but Robert Griffin III says we're all missing the boat on Washington's top offensive threat: Alfred Morris.

Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson's demons take hold - ESPN
The sad part of the tale for Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson is that he got another chance. And another one. And another one

Alfred Morris: ‘My Mindset Is Always Winning’
Redskins running back Alfred Morris isn’t satisfied, despite rushing for almost 3,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in his first two years in the league.

CSN: For Redskins defense, turnovers are key

SNYDER: Robert Griffin III worth his weight in bronze to Baylor - Washington Times
I'm neither a Baylor University alum nor a fan of the Baylor Bears. But I know what I'd say to outsiders who oppose Robert Griffin III's upcoming statue outside the school's new stadium: Mind your business.

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