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The Redskins Blog | New Practice Bubble Turf Surface In Place
Only three weeks ago, Redskins fans saw the long-awaited rise of the new indoor practice bubble at Redskins Park.

Matt Flynn: Why he might be a big risk for the Redskins - The Insider - The Washington Post
Peyton Manning naturally dominates all free agent quarterback discussions, even though he has yet to receive a release from the Indianapolis Colts or shown that’s close to returning to full strength following the neck surgeries that forced him out of all of last season.

Steelers adopting Redskins' old methods - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers have restructured the contract of cornerback Ike Taylor. They have converted about $4.9 million of his 2012 salary into signing bonus and it saved them some $3.28 million in cap space by pushing it into future years.

Roster Review: Offensive Tackles
With free agency and the NFL Draft fast approaching,'s Brian Tinsman breaks down the Redskins' roster position by position. Up first: offensive tackles.

Why would Peyton Manning want to play for the Redskins? - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
I guess the less-often posed question is whether Peyton Manning would want to play for the Redskins. Steve Young argued yes, saying Manning would be drawn to Shanahan’s offensive mind.

Peyton Manning isn’t the answer to the Redskins’ quarterback question - The Washington Post
COLUMN | If the Redskins really want to build a winner, they need to groom their own quarterback, not bring in Peyton Manning.

Flashback: Redskins' First Season In D.C.
From 1937, their inaugural year in Washington, until 1945, they amassed a magnificent 70-27-5 record. The nine-season span featured five NFL championship game appearances and two league titles.

Hankerson Gets A Trio Of New Tattoos
In case you weren’t aware, Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson is a big fan of tattoos.

Top free agents the Redskins will (and won't) pursue - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
One of my favorite NFL guys is Jacksonville-based Pete Prisco, who writes for and hosts a daily radio show (I’ve been a guest a couple of times). This week, Prisco posted his top 50 free agents and it merits discussion to who the Redskins could be interested in. I’ll also include some big names that won’t be coming to Washington.

Point-Counterpoint: Is Manning the man for the Redskins?
The buzz around the NFL is the Redskins are on the very short list of teams that might land Peyton Manning after his anticipated release from the Colts sometime between now and March 8

Redskins linebacker dilemma: who in the 2012 NFL draft is worthy of being London Fletcher's heir apparent? - Riggo's Rag
That said, the Redskins should start looking to the future and who they can add to the middle of their defensive unit to solidify what is already a young, explosive group featuring Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan.

Washington Redskins Hold Special Place in Black History Month : Washington Redskins
A Super Bowl Champion is the result of drive, tears, and determination. The Washington Redskins took it a step higher.

Stanford Routt brings good and bad - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Raiders released cornerback Stanford Routt a year after giving him a five-year, $54.5 million contract that supposedly contained $20 million guaranteed. By releasing him at this time, the Raiders have no further financial obligation to Routt after having paid him $10 million in salary and bonuses in 2011.

2011 Tackling: The Cornerbacks |
PFF's Sam Monson discusses 2011's best and worst tackling corners. Kevin Barnes was on the wrong side of the list.

Remembering Houston’s classic take on anthem "
Whitney Houston racked up dozens of awards and sold more than 170 million combined album, singles and videos worldwide during her celebrated career, but the singer — who died Saturday in Los Angeles at the age of 48 — also left her mark on the NFL. Blogs " Blog Archive Bradshaw says Cowboys won’t win Super Bowl with Romo "
There’s no way to sugarcoat the fact that Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw isn’t a big believer in the Cowboys or their quarterback. You know, Tony Romo.

Report: Eagles plan to franchise DeSean Jackson | ProFootballTalk
DeSean Jackson isn't going anywhere, at least not until the Eagles can get something for him in return. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports the team will place the franchise tag on Jackson. They may still look to see what Jackson could attract in a trade.

DALY: NFL on TV was more than a political football to Nixon - Washington Times
The current occupant of the White House is a basketball guy. Other recent Leaders of the Free World have been partial to golf, jogging and brush clearing. Not Richard Nixon. Nixon loved football — pro football, college football, any kind of football.