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Redskins: Scouting the Jets | Washington Examiner
Nice four points here on the JETS.

For Cofield, it's a learning process | Washington Examiner
"There are times when I come to the sideline where I'm not sure what scheme I'm getting," he said. "When I get a full offseason, the sky will be the limit for me. I'll grow exponentially this offseason. ... Next time I'll see that San Francisco scheme, I'll have that in the memory bank, and the next time I'll face a zone team [like Seattle] that decides to switch it up, I'll be ready." (Entire article is a great read)

LaRon Landry’s groin injury is worse than feared - The Insider - The Washington Post
Injury suffered during the Seattle game prevents strong safety from practicing Wednesday.

Rex Grossman: ‘Not patting ourselves on the back’ - The Insider - The Washington Post
"To pull out a victory like that and stop the bleeding, it’s definitely gratifying," he said Wednesday. "We’re not patting ourselves on the back too much. We’re getting ready for the Jets and we want that feeling again."

DeAngelo Hall named NFC defensive player of the week - The Insider - The Washington Post
Cornerback is named NFC defensive player of the week for last week’s effort against the Seahawks, which included six pass break-ups and an interception.

USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley takes step of filing paperwork with NFL - ESPN Los Angeles
USC Trojans junior quarterback Matt Barkley has submitted paperwork to the NFL draft advisory board seeking its input on where he could be selected in next April's draft.

Roy Helu Jr. Interview - ESPN980 mp3
He talks about the details of pass protecting and all the jawing in the SEA game.

Roy Helu draws on faith, lessons from father to deal with pressure - The Insider - The Washington Post
"It’s not just our terminology or our system. I think we do a number of different things relative to personnel groups," Shanahan said. "We ask our backs to do a lot of different routes and a lot of different protections. We don’t want to throw a guy in there until he’s ready. We think he has done a good job picking it up as quickly as he has. Like I said, he played well."

The Redskins Blog | Renewing The Cofield Vs. Mangold Rivalry
"I think it’s been balanced, I think it’s been balanced," he said with a laugh. "We’ve had some good fights. I’m sure if you asked him, he respects me as a player and I respect him. It’s gonna be a good challenge."

Bickel’s Blog: Losing Doesn’t Equal Winning " CBS Washington
Eric Bickel breaks down 8 Great Myths regarding the NFL Draft. He doesn't believe in losing in order have a better draft pick...because it means nothing.

Saverio 'Sav' Rocca kicks a goal from a mile away - YouTube
Saverio 'Sav' Rocca kicking an amazing goal for the collingwood magpies at the melbourne cricket ground against the richmond tiger in australian rules football.

Mike Shanahan on Bruce Boudreau’s firing - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
"He won’t be out of work for now. He’s a heck of a hockey coach and he’ll bounce back very quickly."

When DeAngelo Hall sat down against the Seahawks - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
During his NFC defensive player of the week-winning trip to Seattle, the Redskins cornerback also took a seat late in the first half.

The Redskins Blog | Evan Royster Gets Grilled By Roommates
Royster's roommates are all Skins fans.

Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant reaches settlement over jewelry, tickets - ESPN Dallas

New York Giants -- Ahmad Bradshaw plans to play Sunday vs. Green Bay Packers - ESPN New York
Starting running back Ahmad Bradshaw intends to return from a four-game absence when the New York Giants play host to the unbeaten Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Seattle Seahawks to place WR Sidney Rice (concussion) on IR - ESPN
There were a lot of Redskins fans clamoring to bring in this guy. He signed with SEA in July for five years, $41M deal, $18.5 guaranteed. Oops.

HomerMcFanboy " caption this 17: friendly rivalry edition
This is a great picture for captioning.

Mike Leach taking over at Washington State
Leach pretty much had the job for the Terps before they settled on Edsall. Oops.