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Daily Slop: Football Is Now Robert Griffin III’s Main Focus; What to Watch at Redskins Training Camp

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Redskins positional review: Tight ends |
Projected starter: Fred Davis Key reserves: Chris Cooley, Niles Paul, Logan Paulsen

Training Camp Preview: Running Backs
Thanks to injury and ineffectiveness, the Redskins relied heavily on the running-back-by-committee approach last season, starting four running backs at various points.

Training camp questions countdown: Tim Hightower's knee - Washington Times
Counting down the most important personnel questions facing the Redskins during training camp and the preseason.

Hankerson: "I'm ready"
The promising second-year receiver says he's good to go for training camp next week after off-season surgery on his hip.

Quick hits: Will one RB dominate? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Some quick hits to get your Friday morning going: —Yesterday we hit on how good it was that RG3 has been signed after missing just two days of rookie camp because we didn’t have the owner out tweeting that a deal is "close". Today, we are thankful that RG3 is in the fold because we don’t have to listen to the head coach talk about what critical work he is missing because the rookie isn’t there. Of course, I think...

Kerrigan was all in to try his hand at sportscasting - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Ryan Kerrigan came into the Comcast SportsNet studios this week to prepare to do a stint as an anchor on the station's Geico SportsNet Central newscast. We talked to him after he had finished his first dress rehearsal: How did the dress rehearsal go? It went all right. I mean, I botched a few lines but that’s to be expected the first time. Overall I think I did all right. I just need to focus more on the prompter than...

New RG3 commercial: 'Greatness is taken'
Robert Griffin III has a new commercial out that is sure to go viral, here you go!

Who ya got? The Redskins’ WRs and TEs… or the Cowboys’? – Blogging the bEast
I think the snap reaction is to say, "Really?!? It’s the Cowboys." When you think about Miles Austin, Dez Bryant, and Jason Witten, it’s natural to come to that immediate conclusion, as there’s no question that the Redskins can’t match the Cowboys’ top 3. However.....

Washington Redskins Training Camp: What to Watch | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Training camp is one week away and what am I most looking forward to? Actually that doesn’t matter because according to Michael Vick, for the next 5-10 years the Eagles are about to have a dynasty, so I guess fans of all other teams should just take a hiatus. Vick please just win something or at least stay on the field first before you talk. Didn’t you learn from Vince Young’s talking or were you too busy working on your book?

The Redskins Blog | Football Now Robert Griffin III’s Focus
"Robert Griffin III’s mission from this point on is to get to work and his job is to be the savior of the Washington Redskins franchise," Graziano said. "That sounds heavy; it sounds like a big deal; it sounds like a lot to put on a young man. But when you trade that much for him and pay him as much as the Redskins are paying him, that’s the expectation; that’s what Robert Griffin III faces from Day 1 in Washington, and it’s time for him to get to work and start becoming the face and the future and the franchise in Washington."

Kerrigan: RG3 'needs to be a leader'
Second-year defensive standout Ryan Kerrigan is excited about RG3 joining the Redskins and thinks he will step up as a team leader.

Once Again Shanahan Holds the Keys for Redskins Fantasy Success | Ball Hogs Radio
"Does the number 10 stand for the 10th rd?" With a new franchise QB and some new toys at his disposal, the Redskins offense should be new and...

Washington Redskins: Most Overrated and Underrated Players | Football Nation
WR Pierre Garcon - Garcon got a massive deal this offseason when he signed a five-year, $42.5 million contract with the Redskins. The former Indy WR will now be the top threat for rookie Robert Griffin III who undoubtedly is an upgrade over Rex Grossman.

Training Camp Battles: NFC East |
The NFC East features key position battles, PFF's Trey Cunningham discusses.

Washington Redskins: 4 Reasonable Expectations for the ‘Skins | Cowboys Vs. Redskins
There’s no real definition for having a "reasonable expectations" since what is reasonable to you may not be reasonable to me. But a 5-11 team (no matter how much they’ve improved in the offseason) shouldn’t have high expectations. Instead the Redskins should set their bar at a level that their team can reach and surpass with a few good breaks and some help from lady luck.

Dropping Back In NFL History: QB's Under the Gun | Football Nation
This week, the story of Joe Namath's brief retirement from football and the birthday of a trailblazer who became the first African American to begin a football season as a team's starting quarterback.