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Daily Slop: Ryan Kerrigan Promises Consistency With Redskins; Orakpo Dishes Advice to Griffin III


Redskins email report: Catching up with Chris Samuels |
Former Redskins offensive tackle Chris Samuels was one of the best draft picks in the Dan Snyder era, a third overall pick who went on to make six Pro Bowls. Certainly the Pro Bowl often is about popularity, but there’s little doubt Samuels had a solid career from 2000-2009. So it was fun catching up with him last month for a recent story on transitioning from the NFL to the real world.

The Redskins Blog | Orakpo Dishes Advice to Griffin III

"The only advice I give him is just to have fun, man," Orakpo said. "Go out there play the game that comes from the plan — act like you’re back at Baylor. Just go out there, play with a chip on your shoulder, have fun out there, don’t worry about the pressure, and everything will come into play."

Ryan Kerrigan promises consistency with Redskins -

Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan had a fairly successful rookie season, but that isn't enough for him; the young defender has vowed to improve his play across the board in his second year.

Junkies: Billick Does Not See Griffin As Potential Bust " CBS DC
Former Ravens head coach and current NFL network analyst, Brian Billick, joined "The Junkies" on air Wednesday to talk a little football.

RGIII’s Santa socks at the Ga­tor­ade awards - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins quarterback keeps his sock game churning with some Christmas in July.

Redskins Team Comparison from '97 Team | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
I was curious to see how the 2012 Washington Redskins roster stood up against the roster from 15 years ago, the Norv Turner coached 1997 team. Norv’s 1997 team went 8-7-1 and finished 2nd in the NFC East, a record that many would call a success for 2012. The NFC East is more competitive this year but 8 wins would have to be an improvement. In 1997, Norv had both Mike Nolan and Mike Martz on his coaching staff also.

Redskins come in 24th in our Preseason Power Rankings | ProFootballTalk

Robert Griffin III's arrival has people in Washington excited and his addition has helped the Redskins finish 24th in our Preseason Power Rankings. Is the addition of a long needed franchise quarterback enough to justify this ranking? Or have we lost our collective minds when it comes to a team t...

The Redskins Blog | Griffin III: Premier RB Will Emerge

"It’s not up to (Shanahan), it’s not up to me," the rookie Griffin III said. "It’s up to that guy. (Shanahan) wasn’t subbing Terrell Davis in and out; Terrell Davis wasn’t a first-round draft pick; Terrell Davis showed him that, ‘Hey, I can be your guy.’ And I think that’s the challenge when it comes to Helu, Royster, Tim Hightower, Tristan Davis — all these guys that are in that backfield, it is up to them to decide who’s going to be the guy."

RG3 can't wait for Luck to sign
The rookie training camp schedule means that Robert Griffin III will have to the be the first top-five draft pick to sign a contract or he will miss a lot of valuable time.

Trial date set in murder of Washington Redskins' Sean Taylor -

A new trial date has been set for the man accused of fatally shooting Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor during a 2007 burglary in Miami.

The 53: Rackers or Gano?

Rich Tandler's series projecting the 53-man roster wraps up here with the specialists. Who will take the only job up for grabs there?

NFL Videos: RG3 talks superheroes

In honor of the first day of the famed San Diego Comic-Con, Adam Rank caught up with Redskins rookie and comic book expert Robert Griffin III to ask some real hard-hitting questions.

Can the Redskins get out of the basement? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
As I continue my rigorous pre-training camp reading regimen (which really is not all that rigorous), I’ll keep bringing you interesting items as I come across them. Today’s nugget comes from Pro Football Weekly’s Eric Edholm, who ranks last season’s cellar dwellers and their prospects of making a significant improvement this fall. Edholm considers the Redskins to be the third most likely to enjoy a major turnaround, putting their chances of improving on 2011’s record of 5-11 at 65-percent and...

Tandler on Redskins Nation: Low-pressure positions - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins