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NFL draft: Robert Griffin III embarks on pro career, and Washington Redskins fans await - The Washington Post
Robert Griffin III has talent, a winning smile and vast confidence — thanks to a strong family and a healthy work ethic. But can he resurrect a moribund franchise?

Mike Mayock doesn’t see any red flags with Robert Griffin III - The Insider - The Washington Post
The likely Redskin QB’s character was questioned in a report from an unnamed scout that said he has a "selfish streak," and NFL Network reporter Albert Breer chimed in as well. But analyst Mike Mayock disagrees.

NFL seeks dismissal of Redskins’ and Cowboys’ salary cap case - The Insider - The Washington Post
League says because players union agreed to cuts for Redskins and Cowboys, teams cannot contest them.

Niles Paul preparing to switch to tight end - The Insider - The Washington Post
Wide receiver will bulk up to his more "natural weight" of 234 pounds and has begun learning the new position.

Niles Paul’s position switch could be bad news for Cooley | ProFootballTalk
As mentioned in the Saturday one-liners, Redskins receiver Niles Paul has moved to tight end. Actually, Paul recently told LaVar Arrington and Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan in D.C. that the switch began last year, and that it has now become permanent.

Washington Redskins: Niles Paul's Transition To Tight End Began Last Season " CBS DC
When news broke the Washington Redskins were transitioning Niles Paul to the tight end position it surprised a lot of people. Even the wide receiver was a little surprised by it, but maybe he shouldn't have been. Blogs " Blog Archive Free-agent linebacker Bryan Kehl visiting Redskins "
NFL Blogs on is the only official NFL blog destination for the latest NFL news, NFL fantasy football news, NFL player news, NFL team news, and NFL breaking news. news: Polian: Robert Griffin III presents an 'absolutely unique' threat
Former Colts GM Bill Polian has been through his fair share of drafts, but he recently said Robert Griffin III represents a new type of player.

Redskins still in play for Tim Hightower | ProFootballTalk
Tim Hightower spent some time with the Patriots last week, but that doesn't mean he's off the radar in Washington. Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that the Redskins remain in play for the running back's services.

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London Fletcher on returning to Redskins and RG3

2012 NFL draft: Redskins’ offensive needs - The Washington Post
Even with the likely selection of quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Redskins must address other questions on that side of the ball.

Cooley, Paul and the Redskins TE situation - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Word out of Washington Redskins headquarters is that Niles Paul, a fifth-round draft pick last year as a wide receiver, is changing positions and will

More offense likely to arrive after No. 1 pick - NFL -
The Redskins have already traded their first-round selection this year (sixth overall) and their first-rounders in 2013 and 2014 plus their second-rounder this year (39th overall) to St. Louis for the Rams' first-rounder this year (second overall).

Robert Griffin III has something in common with Sammy Baugh: Texas | April

Ryan Tannehill not a lock for Dolphins or top 10; more recent 2012 NFL Draft buzz - Peter King -

Michael Brockers is hot, Ryan Tannehill may not be. The old draft trade chart is out the window, the Jags have an itchy trigger finger, Justin Blackmon and Michael Floyd have the attention of the Rams, Seattle may not want to move as much as the current rumor suggests and, speaking of rumors, I'd advise you not to believe many of them about moving up.

Ray Easterling, lead plaintiff in NFL concussion lawsuit, commits suicide | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

From the blog Shutdown Corner: The concussion lawsuits brought by a large group of former NFL players, which currently name over 1,000 ex-NFLers in a series of class action claims, lost a formidable voice on Thursday. 62-year-old Ray Easterling, who started at safety for the … Continue reading →

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