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Daily Slop : Redskins Look to Capi­tal­ize on Josh LeRibeus’s Versatility; After the Draft, Where Does the OL Rank?


Adam Carriker Extremely Excited About Direction Washington Redskins Are Heading And RGIII " CBS DC
Make no mistake about it, Adam Carriker is excited about the direction the Washington Redskins are heading.

Brian Orakpo is good at football, bad at golf - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
The Redskins lineman had fun on the golf course, despite a bit of an accuracy problem.

Redskins look to capi­tal­ize on Josh LeRibeus’s versatility - The Insider - The Washington Post
When the Washington Redskins selected guard Josh LeRibeus out of Southern Methodist University with their third pick of the draft, Coach Mike Shanahan believed that he was getting not only a player capable of fitting well into his zone blocking scheme at guard, but also someone who could be an answer at center.

Washington Redskins' Trent Williams ready to step up as leader -
"It is what it is," said Williams, the first time lineman had spoken with the media since his suspension. "I made a mistake. I've just got to deal with it."

Redskins WR Robinson anxious to show speed | Washington Examiner
The trick is to see a change in training camp, once the pads are on and the practices more intense. When the Redskins reach that point, maybe Aldrick Robinson will feel the same way he does now: confident. And fast.

Finding the Fits: Selecting Cousins a savvy move by Redskins - CBSSports
For a team with as many holes as the 5-11 Washington Redskins, the selection of Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins with the team's third pick in the 2012 draft might at first appear to be a luxury pick the team couldn't afford. Upon closer inspection, however, Cousins could prove the ideal backup to Robert Griffin III and an affordable insurance plan in case the No. 2 overall pick falters.

Change We Can Be Proud Of | Hail to the Redskins
Last year was focused on fixing a problematic defense, this year it appears as if the main focus has been providing depth at key positions and upgrading at the major skill spots.

The Redskins Blog | McNally Rides Longshot-Odds To The NFL
Despite the accomplishments and accolades (he was a two-time All-CAA first teamer), McNally was a realist when it came to the 2012 NFL draft. "I knew more than likely I’d end up as a college free agent, I’m a free-agent type player. I knew there was a very outside chance of maybe getting picked up in the 7th round but I wasn’t expecting too much."

Redskins offensive line thoughts - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Josh LeRibeus was a bit of a surprise pick by the Washington Redskins in the third round. At the time, I thought the best explanation was that Mike Sh

How to make RGIII’s transition to the NFL as easy as possible: | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
For many Redskins fans the idea of Robert Griffin airing it out and picking up big chucks of yards with completions to Pierre Garcon, Josh Morgan and Leonard Hankerson, but the reality might be a bit different.

DeJon Gomes mistaken for RGIII - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post

Multiple cases of mistaken identity have some Redskins players being called RGIII.

LaVar Arrington sees keeping kids from football as "sissification" | ProFootballTalk

"To me, it’s sissification, and I think that’s the only way to put it," Arrington said. "I will not go through my life scared and I don’t want my children to go through life scared. I started playing football when I was 8 years old and I would never not want to give that opportunity to my children."

Morris could be the right player in the right place

"‘He said, ‘This is Mike Shanahan, welcome to the Redskins,’" said Morris, who grew up a Redskins fan. "I was like, wow! It kind of floored be but I was excited, I told him thank you, thank you and ended up talking to [running backs] coach [Bobby] Turner."

Redskins, Cowboys set for hearing on Thursday in challenge to salary cap penalties - The Insider - The Washington Post

It is not clear when Burbank will make a decision about whether the case will be dismissed.

Rookie preview: Tom Compton - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

The fit: Compton is smart, quick and athletic, just the way you draw up a zone blocking O-lineman on the board. At 310 lb., he is not going to overpower anyone but he uses his quickness and intelligence to make blocks in the second level.

Moss, Cooley look to bounce back in 2012 - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Chris Cooley and Santana Moss both had a seasons to forget in 2011 and both hope to be with the Redskins in 2012 to turn things around.

Armstrong, Orakpo looking forward to RG3 as the starting QB - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Among the many reasons Mike Shanahan announced on Sunday that Robert Griffin III will be the team's starting quarterback, "period", was to get the message to the veteran players that the rookie would indeed be the team leader on offense. It appears that at least two of them, Brian Orakpo and Anthony Armstrong, are fine with the decision.

Williams in program but is not changing his ways - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Redskins tackle Trent Williams raised some eyebrows yesterday when he said that he did not intend to make any changes to his lifestyle in the wake of last year’s four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

After the draft, where does the OL rank?

If the Redskins offensive line improves this season to the point of surprise, many a pundit will have that proverbial egg on their face.

Warner: Too soon to declare RG3 starter

"I wish they would have waited a little bit longer," Kurt Warner said Monday on the NFL Network. "We all understand the pressure that this young man is feeling already with all they gave up to get him, the excitement that he brings to Washington, D.C.

RG III over Rex, an obvious choice for the Redskins.

NFL Videos: Professor Dukes' NFC East draft grades

Step inside professor Dukes' classroom and get schooled on the results of the NFC East teams' 2012 NFL Draft.

Terrell Owens faces the mothers of his kids on ‘Dr. Phil’ | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

There's never been a shortage of fans who dislike Terrell Owens, and I'm sure there are many folks out there who would like to see him experience some kind of discomfort.

One reason rookies may have bigger roles in 2012 than ever before… -

Situations where rookies sit out a month of camp and then try to contribute are over. Thank the new CBA for that. Rookies also won’t have to spend the summer months sweating over whether they will be signed, then adjusting to suddenly having major money.