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Daily Slop : Alexander is The Face Of Roster Versatility; RG3 Reflects on Hall Of Fame Visit


Projecting the Rookies | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
*Note I’m not going to try to predict injuries or things like that, since as we saw last year (Hankerson, Jenkins) the injuries could just as easily come to the rookies. This is just a look and who makes the roster and what role we should expect from them this season.

Bullet points: NFL continues to generate news - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here are a few quick hits to get you going on this Thursday morning: --Deron Snyder of the Times has some sound advice for RG3--live right and erase any doubts. --I’m very interested in seeing how it turns out with Pierre Garçon. Free agent wide receivers tend to have a high bust rate but those are frequently No. 1 types who fail to live up to their billing with new QB’s and new offensive systems.

NFL Videos: RG3 reflects on HOF visit
Jeff Darlington catches up with Redskins QB Robert Griffin III after his visit to the Hall of Fame.

Brian Orakpo Says Vick is the Quarterback he Enjoys Hitting the Most
Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo was on the Rich Eisen Podcast on Tuesday and when asked which quarterback he enjoyed hitting the most

Throwbacks: Bruce Allen sad after a Super Bowl loss - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
In our latest image from the archives, it’s Bruce Allen, having a moment, after his father’s Redskins lost a chance at a title.

The Redskins Blog | Griffin III, Cousins Nominated for ESPYs
Washington Redskins rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins learned Wednesday morning that they had been nominated for awards at the 20th annual ESPY Awards show, hosted by ESPN. Griffin III is nominated for two awards, while Cousins is nominated for one.

Alexander The Face Of Roster Versatility
"Defense is my side of the ball, so I pay a lot of attention as far as film work," he said. "All I have to do is watch film of London Fletcher to learn my role, because we've got the best in the league playing inside."

Redskins' hidden treasure: Wide receivers - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Examining a position group that could exceed its preseason expectations: The Washington Redskins' wide receiver group is the odd group out in the NFC

Brandon Banks: From Kansas State to Redskins Park, But What’s Next? | Hog Blogs
In short, Banks’ chances are slim even if he does prove to be a good WR. His off the field antics, his small body, the tough competition at WR and KR/PR, along with his injuries all plan to figure in.

Morris: Sitting out not an option
Raheem Morris didn't even think about taking time off after the Bucs fired him in January.

The 53: Does Cooley stay at tight end? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins will report to training camp on July 25. Over the next five weeks they will undergo the process of cutting their 90-man roster down to 53. Which players will get those coveted spots and which will join the ranks of the unemployed? Over the next couple of weeks we’ll go through position by position and try to predict what decisions Mike Shanahan and company will make. So far in the 53, we’ve looked at the running backs (see projection below). Here is the projection for tight ends.

Fantasy week: Running back rankings - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Jeez, with everything going on today, I almost forgot it was fantasy week! But it is fantasy week, and so I owe you a fantasy post.