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Daily Slop: NFC East Pre-Season Stat Rankings; Kyle Shanahan Believes McNabb Will Practice Next Week

Redskins Insider - Haynesworth figures to see plenty of action vs. AZ
Haynesworth wants to play in the fourth preseason game, a person familiar with the situation said. The nine-year veteran has told friends he is determined to have an outstanding season, and he's trying to get it started right.

Redskins Insider - Kyle Shanahan believes Donovan McNabb will practice next week
"I expect him to be able to practice next week," Shanahan said following Tuesday's practice. "I think he does too. You never know. We'll see how the injury goes. We know he's hurting right now, but we think he'll be good to go next week."

Redskins Insider - Mounting confusion on Malcolm Kelly injury
One of Kelly's teammates, cornerback DeAngelo Hall, has said the team misdiagnosed Kelly's injury at the outset of training camp and didn't learn the severity of it until after Kelly was already exercising the muscle.

Pre-Season: First Team Performances In The NFC East - Blogging The Boys
Redskins don't rank last in any category.

Selvish Capers To See Some Time At Guard
"Makes it a whole lot easier," he says. "Tackle, you've got inside help but you don't necessarily have outside help. With guard, all you've gotta do is pretty much protect your areas. I feel like it's more of an area-defined position, and once you understand that aspect of it, you'll be okay."

N.Y. turns down Plaxico Burress' work release request - ESPN New York
Former New York Giants Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress has lost a bid for work release from his two-year prison sentence in a gun case....probably won't see day-light until the Spring.

New England Patriots place cornerback Leigh Bodden on season-ending injured reserve - ESPN Boston
Without Bodden, the Patriots will now have one of the NFL's youngest cornerback tandems, with 2009 second-round draft choice Darius Butler the likely replacement for Bodden and 2010 first-round draft choice Devin McCourty projected to start on the left side.

Brian Billick: Rams have no choice but to start Bradford

Arizona Cardinals in trade talks with teams about Matt Leinart, sources say - ESPN
The Bills, Radiers and Giants have had discussions with the Cardinals about trading for Matt Leinart, league sources tell ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Blogs " Lombardi: Leinart has lost locker room
"He doesn’t have the support of some of the great players in that offense that he needs to step forward." You can make your own assumptions on that but it sounds like LFitz.

D.C. Sports Bog - Mike Wise's statement
His apology...I'm ready to move on from this.

Peter King’s Surprising NFC East Prediction |
Predicts the Giants will win the NFC East because of their DLine.