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Daily Slop: Lichtensteiger Ready to Play, Ready to Teach


AM Bullet Points: Paring it down to 53 - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins report for training camp one month from today and their first practice is a month from tomorrow. That break between minicamp and training camp is flying by.

Ranking the Redskins Offensive Positions | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
I thought it would be fun during the offseason to take a look at the Redskins positional groups, and see where they rank in relation to one another. I will evaluate who these positions are expected to produce, to see where the Redskins stand, and where they will be looking to improve.

Redskins Nation: Mike Shanahan on training camp and the kicking competition
Mike Shanahan on the kicking competition... (VIDEO)

Redskins have $7 million in cap space left - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
According to Pro Football Talk, Washington has $6.79 million remaining in cap space. That is more than 15 other NFL teams.

Would Favre take RG3 over Luck?
Brett Favre spoke to NFL Network's Deion Sanders on Friday and his money is on the Heisman winner.

Washington Redskins: Three Questions Heading into Training Camp | Football Nation
For the past decade, a theme for the Washington Redskins heading into training camp has been, well, questions. Usually, it's been who's coaching the team this year, which under-talented QB is leading the team, or who can actually make a big play when the chips are down?

Washington Redskins: The Story of RB Antwon Bailey’s Road to Ashburn (Part 2) | Cowboys Vs. Redskins
Continuing on with my 2nd in a three segment interview with Antwon Bailey, I wanted to know more about the adjustments of being a superstar in high school and at the NCAA level and coming in as the new guy on the roster in the NFL.

Barnes: Defense Has To Help Out Griffin III
Now entering his fourth season with the Redskins, defensive back Kevin Barnes is focused on earning more playing time in 2012 and developing as a ball-hawk in the secondary. Last season, Barnes played in a career-high 15 games and picked off two passes. His motivation to take strides in 2012 is predicated on improving the defense and helping out his rookie quarterback.

Lichtensteiger ready to play, ready to teach | ready, teach, convoy -
Rehabbing his injured knee "was a bear," Lichtensteiger said. "I’ve been though rehabs before for shoulders and less significant injuries but I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. It’s not something I want to go through again any time soon."

Former Redskin Adam Archuleta attempts second career in broadcast booth - The Washington Post
Former Redskin, four years removed from the NFL, is attempting a second career as a broadcaster.

RG3 contract deadline is 24 days away - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins and Robert Griffin III have 24 days to come to a contract agreement before the rookie quarterback starts missing classroom and practice time. Traditionally, the deadline for a draft pick to come to contract terms with his new team has been the start of training camp, which is on July 25. That is 33 days away.

Mike Shanahan's big bet with the Redskins O-line: standing pat | June
Mike Shanahan made big changes on the Redskins offense everywhere but where we expected, the offensive line.

Can RG3 throw fewer INT's? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
There are a few reasons to think that the rookie might hold onto the ball better than the veterans who preceded him. In three-plus seasons as Baylor’s staring quarterback (one year was cut short when he tore is ACL early in the season), Griffin threw just 17 interceptions in 1192 pass attempts. Doing the math, just 1.4 percent of his passes were picked off.

Michael Vick, Pacman Jones among rookie symposium speakers - NFL -
Troy Vincent wants to make it absolutely clear that the upcoming NFL rookie symposium is not the beginning of the players' journey into the pros.

Sandusky trial is over; what have we learned? - Hard Hits - The Washington Post

Full transparency for me: Of course I was blown away and saddened by the charges brought against a man whom I once respected and who was my coach. But make no mistake about it. My loyalties and dedication are with the youth. That outweighs all.

DeMaurice Smith discusses the importance of being a good sport - Peter King -

Peter King is on vacation, so he's recruited some help filling in on Monday Morning Quarterback. This week, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith takes the reins