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Tim Hightower returning to Redskins, agrees to one-year deal -
Free-agent running back Tim Hightower has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins, a source with knowledge of the situation told's Ian Rapoport on Sunday.

Audio: Brad Johnson Says Shanahan Adapts to Any QB
A great interview with the Redskins former QB. He talks about RG3, Jeff George, and the Norv Turner days.

Defining a role for Tim Hightower
Now that Tim Hightower is back with the Redskins they need to define a role for him that maximizes his productivity and keeps him healthy.

Is Brian Orakpo underrated? | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Typically a team’s fanbase is usually accused of overrating a particular player, but in the case of Brian Orakpo the opposite could be true.

Minnifield: 'I Have To Prove Myself Right Now.'

Minnifield said that he received phone calls from five different teams, but picked the Redskins on a recommedation from his father, Frank. Frank Minnifield was a star defensive back for the Cleveland Browns in the 1980s, appearing in four Pro Bowls and being named to the 1980s All-Decade Team.

2011's Best Performances: Guards |
4. Korey Lichtensteiger, Washington Redskins: Week 2 vs. Arizona (+4.5) The Redskins’ left guard has always been a favorite of Coach Mike Shanahan, and with performances like his Week 2 display against Arizona it’s easy to see why. Going head-to-head with a talent like Calais Campbell often isn’t easy. Here, Lichtensteiger gave up just one pressure to the $55 million man while picking up three positive blocks in the run game against Campbell. Throw in some good work in the screen game, and this is exactly the kind of performance Shanahan wants from his interior linemen.

Criteria For The '10 For 80' Fan Vote
A blue ribbon panel identified 80 greatest Redskins finalists who represent every position on the team, as well as Pro Football Hall of Famers, members enshrined in the team’s Ring of Fame, team record holders and dozens of others who have worn the burgundy and gold.

Rookie preview: Wide receiver Lance Lewis
Can the productive college receiver go from being an undrafted free agent to make the 53-man roster?

Brothers of the Legacy | Hail to the Redskins
Brothers of the Legacy chronicles the enduring friendship of two of the Washington Redskins' most revered legends: Hall of Famers Sonny Jurgensen and Sam Huff.

NFC East pass rushes will present challenge to Griffin -- and vice versa - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy

In 2012, RG3 will play nine games against 2011 top 10 sacking defenses, and that does not include the Steelers, who had an off year due to injuries. The good news is most of the great pass-rush teams he will face are in the second half of the season, which gives him and Mike Shanahan time to build up his arsenal of quarterback weapons.

15 pre-Shanahan Redskins remain - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Mike Shanahan said yesterday that there are 15 players left on the roster from when he took over the team in January of 2010.

Phillip Thomas Is a Philadelphia Eagle, But He Has An Impostor Who Wants to Play For the Redskins | The Big Lead

Of course, that second "Phillip Thomas" is a person who went around pretending to be the real deal. In one of the strangest stories in a while, Thomas has someone impersonating him, and that imposter even got on a radio show in the Washington D.C. area to talk about joining the Redskins.

Robert Griffin III, Baylor Had No Playbook, According To College Teammate - Half Smokes - SB Nation DC
"I think we are the only team that didn't have a playbook," Wright said of Baylor. "It is kind of a different kind of learning deal. We see it visually and we run it, and it just sticks with us when you are out there running it."

The Redskins Blog | Orakpo Surprises School With Visit
Orakpo on Friday made a surprise visit to Kenilworth Elementary School in Bowie, Md., to congratulate students by becoming a "Touchdown School," according to a news release.

In cap hearing, NFL argues Goodell has complete authority - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
We have seen that Roger Goodell can do as he pleases regarding player conduct. What they are saying here is that he can overrule the very plain language of Article 13, Section 1 of the CBA which states in part that "The salary cap is the same amount for each club."

The Redskins Blog | Rookie Tight End A Late Bloomer
It wasn’t too long ago that many people would’ve thought Redskins rookie tight end Beau Reliford was instead destined for a professional basketball career.

Capital Punishment with Washington Redskins Lorenzo Alexander and Kedric Golston
Capital Punishment with Washington Redskins Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, Washington Redskins Defensive Lineman Kedric Golston, and Washington Redskins Media Member and Sports Journey Founder Lake Lewis.

Film breakdown: A closer look at the 5 FG attempts the Redskins had blocked in 2011 – Blogging the bEast

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | The USFL is Back
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.

Sean Salisbury Wonders If Leather Helmets Are Answer To NFL's Concussion Problems | Football News Now
On Friday, Sean Salisbury became the latest former player to ask an intriguing question — what if the NFL did away with the modern helmets and reverted back to leather cranial coverings?

Who'll last longer in the NFL, Tom Brady or Bill Belichick? - Peter King -
Different column this week, stretching from Foxboro (Tom Brady) to San Diego out West (Dan Fouts), from an unhappy Dolfan in the Southeast (Daniel Tosh) to Russell Wilson in the Land of Opportunity in the Northwest (Seattle), from a hotel in Oakland to a bar in D.C., from a hockey rink in New York to the busiest building in North America (Staples Center in Los Angeles) ... well, let's just get on with it.

Top 50 Prospects For the 2013 NFL Draft | NFL DRAFT

1.Robert Woods, WR- USC (Jr.) 2. David Amerson, CB- NC State (Jr.) 3. Matt Barkley, QB- USC 4. Star Lotulelei, DT- Utah 5. Barkevious Mingo, OLB- LSU