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Fletcher A Worthy Winner In Community
Athletes in Action has announced that London Fletcher will be named the 2012 ‘Bart Starr Award’ winner, given to a player who best exemplifies Starr’s commitment to family, teammates and the community. The award will be given to Fletcher at the Super Bowl Breakfast in Indianapolis on Feb. 4.

Redskins land Morris, fire two assistants | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
The Redskins felt they made progress; but clearly not enough. Coach Mike Shanahan fired two assistants, including one of their longest tenured ones, and added another former head coach to the staff. The Redskins fired safeties coach Steve Jackson and receivers coach Keenan McCardell, according to a league source, and have hired Raheem Morris to be their secondary coach.

Graham Gano fractures two bones in lower back - The Insider - The Washington Post
Redskins kicker is expected to recover in six to eight weeks and has stayed in Washington to rehab from the injury.

Stallworth hopes to be proving his value - NFL -
"I hope I showed that I can still play and contribute to a team," said Stallworth, who's heading into free agency yet again. "I'm 31, but I feel like I'm 27 because I haven't played that much lately."

The points don't soar for these Redskins teams - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
While sitting in with "The Sports Reporters," last week, Czabe, Andy and I talked about how prolific the New England and Green Bay offenses have been this year and specifically the 35-point threshold. Then we compared it to the Redskins. The bottom line is that reaching 35 points for the Redskins has been a struggle ... since 1998.

Kyle Shanahan Learns To Adjust On the Fly
In two years as Redskins offensive coordinator, Kyle Shanahan sees improvement.

Dick Stanfel Dominant From U.S.F. To D.C.
Earlier this week, the Redskins announced that former Redskins offensive guard Dick Stanfel was a Hall of Fame nominee via Senior Committee vote.

Hankerson Rehabs, Hiding In Plain Sight - The Redskins Blog
One of the enduring features of the Washington Redskins, is that many of the players stay in the area during the offseason and continue to live amongst the fans. This is especially important for injured players, who benefit from being close to the trainers and team doctors at the team facilities.

Shanahan Should Take Note of Fox's Flexibility | NBC4 Washington
The Broncos have sculpted their system to fit their players, It's an approach the Redskins might want to adopt in 2012.

Darrell Green’s punt return against the Bears - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Twenty-four years ago Tuesday, Darrell Green hurdled a Bear, sprained his rib cartilage, and helped propel the Redskins toward the Super Bowl.

Joe Gibbs on Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Former Redskins coach says the Redskins are ‘gonna go the distance" under their sometimes controversial coach.

Oakland Raiders to interview Miami Dolphins interim coach Todd Bowles - ESPN
Reggie McKenzie has made plans to interview Todd Bowles, who had been Miami's secondary coach before taking over as interim coach for the final three games of the season, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

Sophomore Superstars |
Khaled Elsayed of Pro Football Focus lists the league's top second-year men.

Unidentified Jets call Mark Sanchez ‘lazy,’ want team to pick up Peyton Manning | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Read 'Unidentified Jets call Mark Sanchez ‘lazy,’ want team to pick up Peyton Manning' from our blog Shutdown Corner on Yahoo! Sports. There are a few absolute rules in the NFL. Written or unwritten, there are certain codes that players are expected to follow on a no-matter-what basis. One of them is that you never take what's said in the locker room … Continue reading →

Spagnuolo expected back to Eagles by end of the week | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/10/2012
Steve Spagnuolo is expected to return to the Eagles by the end of the week, Jason LaCanfora of NFL Network reported. Read more: Watch sports videos you won't find anywhere else

2012 Free Agent Tracker |
While the playoffs are far from settled, the majority of the NFL's front offices are already looking toward next year. Following suit, we're also turning one