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Daily Slop : Robert Griffin III Leads NFL Jersey Sales in May; Where Does Shanahan Rank Among His Coaching Peers?


Robert Griffin III leads NFL jersey sales in May -
Robert Griffin III has yet to take an NFL snap, but his popularity is sky-rocketing. RG3 had the top-selling NFL jersey in May, beating out the likes of Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow.

Who will be on the receiving end of RG3's long balls?
The Redskins now have a quarterback capable of hitting on keep passes. Now they need to identify a receiver or two to be on the receiving end of RG3's bombs.

Kerrigan: We Need To Meet Our Potential

"I'm excited for the season," he told fans during the 80th Anniversary bus tour. "I think we have a lot of potential, we just have to live up to it."

What 2nd Year Player Will Have The Biggest Impact? | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The Redskins are going to rely on a number of 2nd year guys this season, which one will have the biggest impact?

Redskins OTAs continue this week - The Insider - The Washington Post
Kicking off their second week of organized team activities, the Redskins will continue to practice Wednesday and Thursday.

The Redskins Blog | Kerrigan: Big Ten’s No. 2 Lineman of 2000s
I was watching the television yesterday and tuned to the Big Ten Network, which was airing its "Big Ten’s Best: Defensive Linemen 2000-2010." Not surprisingly, the Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan — who has since converted to outside linebacker after playing his entire career at Purdue University as a defensive end — ranked high on this list at No. 2 overall.

Washington Redskins Should Be Able To Count On Secondary This Year " CBS DC
One of the biggest question marks surrounding the Washington Redskins defense following last season was their secondary.

Sean Gilbert doesn't regret sitting out, backs Drew Brees' stand -
It has been nine years since Sean Gilbert last played in the NFL, and 15 since his epic standoff with the league, the Washington Redskins and the franchise tag.

The Redskins Blog | Shanahan Helps Heimerdinger Foundation
Mike Shanahan will be one of three NFL head coaches taking part in next month’s events honoring their friend and former assistant coach Mike Heimerdinger. Heimerdinger died last September after he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer the year before while working as the Tennessee Titans’ offensive coordinator.

How do Redskins average out?
The guys at the Kissing Suzy Kolber blog have come up with a list of the 100 "Most average players ever." Let's look for the Redskins.

Remembering The 50th Anniversary Season
The year was 1982, and the Redskins had a roster talented enough to knock off the rival Cowboys, winners of six-straight NFC East titles. But on the horizon, the NFL’s first large labor dispute was looming, and the 1982 season hung in the balance. The Redskins needed a strong leader to keep them united, and that man was second-year head coach Joe Gibbs.

Redskins hope RG3 can be the next Brad Johnson
In 1999, the Redskins improved from 6-10 to 10-6 mostly because of the addition of QB Brad Johnson. Can RG3 engineer a similar improvement?

Free Agency: Who's left, defensive linemen edition
Since the Redskins have some cap space left, we're compiling a list of the viable and emergency options among remaining NFL free agents. Today, defensive ends and nose tackles.

Redskins Top 10: Collusion Suit - Riggo's Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
So if this collusion suit thing goes through, and the Skins get back the $35 million that they are owed by the NFL, here’s my list of the top 10 things to happen should they get it back:

Mike Shanahan Is Going to Be Just Fine | -The D.C. Sports Chat-
Mike Shanahan was hit from the blind side by Pierre Garcon during OTA's but he is fine

Where does Shanahan rank among his coaching peers?
His two Super Bowl titles suggest elite; his subsequent track record says otherwise.

Retired players lawsuit against NFLPA is dismissed | ProFootballTalk
When it comes to the courtroom, the NFL Players Association has had a good few days. Last week, a judge dismissed a claim brought by former players who alleged that the NFLPA had an obligation to market the licensing rights of all retired players.