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Daily Slop : Hankerson Optimistic About Recovery; Moss, Cooley Look to Bounce Back in 2012


Elfin: A New Era Begins In D.C. With The Humble RGIII " CBS DC
Robert Griffin III looked brilliant in his first appearance in a Redskins practice uniform, and as he took to the microphone to address the media afterward, he ushered in not only a new era for the Burgundy and Gold, but a new era for D.C. sports.

Rick Snider: Not really two of a kind but Griffin, Cousins inherently paired for Redskins | Washington Examiner
Sure, the shared hotel room probably was nicer than their old dorms. But the late-night study sessions of the playbook during rookie minicamp -- fueled by burritos Griffin joked weren't shared -- must have felt familiar, though.

Redskins notebook: Hankerson optimistic about recovery | Washington Examiner
Receiver Leonard Hankerson said his torn labrum is not yet 100 percent and he’s not sure when it will be. Hankerson said he hopes he can return within a couple weeks, but he’s still not sure yet if he’ll be ready for the June 11-13 minicamp.

Chris Cooley’s knee rehab is progressing smoothly - The Insider - The Washington Post
Tight end Chris Cooley has reported no problems during his rehabilitation from an injury-shortened 2011 when he posted career-low numbers.

Washington Redskins: Nick Sundberg Says There Is Drastic Change In Culture In Ashburn " CBS DC
Washington Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg can see a drastic change in the culture in Ashburn.

Orakpo Feels Wrath of Shanahan's Golf Cart | NBC4 Washington
Don't get between Mike Shanahan and a round of golf.

Why Redskins fans should be doing cartwheels over what coach Mike Shanahan said this weekend -
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Redskins OT Williams: I made a mistake | Washington Examiner
Redskins left tackle Trent Williams said he made a mistake last season, one he doesn’t want to repeat. It’s also one that if he does repeat, it’ll cost him an entire year.

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RG3 creates buzz with new Redskins teammates | Washington Examiner
The Redskins reaction to the news that Robert Griffin III already was named the starter can be summed up in one word: Duh.

If not Hightower, then what?
The draft has now come and gone and Hightower, who is recovering from a season-ending knee injury suffered last October, remains on the open market. Plenty of time exists between now and the start of training camp - though OTAs start this month - so there might not be a calendar issue for the Redskins.

Redskins veterans pleased that Shanahan has named Robert Griffin III the starter at QB - The Insider - The Washington Post

They back coach Mike Shanahan’s decision to name him starting quarterback after rookie mini-camp.

Redskins Upload: Griffin Straight To The Top

When former Redskins great Joe Theismann graced the sidelines during the first practice session at the team’s rookie mini-camp on Friday, I couldn’t help but appreciate his presence. But after watching Robert Griffin III run through drills for 30 minutes, Theismann’s awe-inspiring presence gradually diminished

Mike Shanahan likes depth of Redskins’ wide receiver unit - The Insider - The Washington Post

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan expects to have a formidable wide receiver corps in 2012.

Why Shanahan's RG3 statement matters - NFC East Blog - ESPN

Your first reaction is non-story. Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan came out Sunday and said top draft pick Robert Griffin III was his starti

Rookie review: Adam Gettis - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Under Vinny Cerrato, the Redskins rarely drafted offensive linemen and Mike Shanahan has had to make up for lost time by drafting multiple players who can compete for depth and eventually jobs as starters. Gettis was the second of three offensive linemen the Redskins picked in this draft; they have taken a total of seven in the last three drafts.

Moss, Cooley look to bounce back in 2012

Longtime Redskins stalwarts Chris Cooley and Santana Moss had seasons to forget in 2011. Can the two veterans return to form in 2011?

RT's 5: Special rookie camp edition - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Rich Tandler’s five thoughts possibly related to the Washington Redskins and other matters (special rookie minicamp edition).

Holden and Danny: Rookie Running Back Signs, Is Ready For Contact " CBS DC
After putting pen to paper, Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris is ready to prove him self out on the field.

London Fletcher: "It Was Important to Come Back" " CBS DC
London Fletcher spoke with 106.7 The Fan Redskins Beat Reporter Grant Paulsen at The Leukemia Golf Classic Hosted by Brian Orakpo. Fletcher explained why he wante to stay in Washington.

NFC East camp battles: Redskins – Blogging the bEast

NFL Top 100 Players of 2012: Is This List For Real? | Football Nation
Players 81-100 have been revealed on NFL Network's top 100 players of 2012 countdown. FN contributor Cooper Allen compares the list to the one he made a couple of months ago and explains why the players should stick to playing.