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LaVar & Dukes: Josh LeRibeus Talks Making It Official With Washington Redskins " CBS DC
Just hours after the ink dried on Robert Griffin III's contract, the Washington Redskins and third-round pick Josh LeRibeus put pen to paper on his inaugural NFL contract.

Fully Understanding the Importance of Pressure | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The reliance on sacks alone has led to some misunderstood perceptions about some key Redskins players, most notably those on the defensive side of the ball.

Ryan Kerrigan as Comcast SportsNet anchor - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins linebacker takes a turn behind the anchor desk for local sports station.

Robert Griffin III will earn much less than Emeka Okafor, Nene, Ryan Zimmerman - The Insider - The Washington Post
QB’s four year, $21.1 illion deal is a third of the $60 million that lineman Trent Williams could earn to protect him.

Bullet points: A 'dynasty'? Really, Mike Vick? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
A few quick thoughts to get your Thursday morning going: --Lost in the RG3 and LeRibeus signings yesterday was a report that cornerback Chase Minnifield will start the season on the physically unable to perform list. I had someone ask me on Twitter how Minnifield, who had microfracture surgery on his knee earlier this year, could play so well in minicamp and then end up on PUP for training camp. We don’t know for sure and we won’t until we...

Elfin: Redskins Are Adding 10 To Their Greatest List And There’s A Few Who Can’t Be Left Off " CBS DC
In honor of the Redskins 80th anniversary as a franchise, owner Dan Snyder has decided to add 10 names to the list 70 Greatest Redskins, but you wouldn't want to overlook anyone. Here's a list of who cannot be left off the list of the great 80.

The Redskins Blog | Video: Lorenzo Alexander Workout
Take a look at’s Kevin Ewoldt, and one word comes to mind: Intimidation. Redskins’ veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander apparently recognized Ewoldt’s elite muscular physique and recently invited him along for a TRX workout at The Studio MBS in Ashburn, Va.

Redskins positional review: Running backs |
Projected starters: RB Tim Hightower, FB Darrel Young Key reserves: Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Alfred Morris Vet on the bubble: Don’t really see one. They only have four veterans and it’s hard to see any of them in legitimate danger.

The Redskins Blog | Tim Hightower: ‘I Know Full-Speed’
"I’m doing everything until they tell me not to," Hightower said. "I don’t know any other way — I know full-speed, I know go hard every single day, and I’ve prepared my body during the long offseason and prepared myself, too, to put myself in this position. I’m taking it one day at a time, but come July 25, I’m anticipating going."

Meeting RGIII halfway will be key to Redskins’ early success | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
In 2011, Cam Newton not only had perhaps the best rookie season any NFL quarterback has ever enjoyed, he also came out of the blocks as no signal-caller ever had before. He threw for 422 yards on 24 completions in …

Report: Minnifield, T. Davis to start camp on PUP
Two Redskins will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list.

Is Hankerson the next Brandon Lloyd (in a good way)?
Pro Football Focus' fantasy football breakout receiver search started with Brandon Lloyd before focusing on the Redskins second-year target.

3 on III: Special RG3 contract edition - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Three thoughts on Robert Griffin III signing his rookie contract: I. Griffin really wasn’t missing much by not being at Redskins Park. The rules allowing teams to have rookies report as early as July 5 just went into effect this year so it’s not something that Cam Newton, Andy Dalton, Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco or any other rookie quarterback had before their successful rookie seasons. Still, he was missing time where he could go over the playbook and watch film...

Training camp questions countdown: Offensive line health - Washington Times
Counting down the most important personnel questions facing the Redskins during training camp and the preseason.

Training camp questions countdown: Chris Cooley - Washington Times
Counting down the most important personnel questions facing the Redskins during training camp and the preseason.

RGIII’s new Ga­tor­ade commercial - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
One day after promoting his new Adidas spot, Robert Griffin III is back with a new Ga­tor­ade spot.

Cedric Benson Among 25 Best NFL Free Agents Still On The Market | Football Nation
A look at 25 players who are unemployed, and can still bring it for a number of prospective teams.

Officials: NFL planned lockout instead of negotiating - NFL -
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL's on-field officials say the league is paying lip service to player safety by contacting replacement officials.