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Redskins practice report (July 30) |
Tough news for the Redskins’ offensive line about left guard Kory Lichtensteiger. The Redskins say he’ll return for the opener, but it’s not the optimum situation for Lichtensteiger, who missed the final 11 games in 2011 and now will only get perhaps a good week or two of work in training camp to get ready for the season. He and left tackle Trent Williams work well together and ‘Steiger does a solid job in the run game. It’s a definite loss.

The Redskins Blog | Inside The Park: Why A Visor?
Man, it’s amazing what a day off can for you. It was another solid day of work for us and I think it can be attributed in large part to everyone feeling fresher after the day off. I know I personally I felt a lot better out there today, physically. But anyways, I’m liking the strides we’re making each day. I feel like for the most part, we’re all getting into good football shape and getting used to wearing the pads again. It takes a little bit of time to get used to wearing the helmet again after a long offseason without a helmet.

RG3 Report: July 30 |
Griffin again wowed fans with his feet. It made for fun copy, but on one play he likely would have been sacked as the defense sort of pulled up. But Griffin continued on the play and took off down the sideline and sprinted into the end zone, beating a defender. The crowd cheered and Griffin playfully tossed the ball at secondary coach Raheem Morris, who no doubt had needled him on another occasion. But it’s tough to say that it would have happened like this in a game because there was pressure and guys did slow up.

Tanard Jackson must wait a few more days to start practicing - The Insider - The Washington Post
Provision of the NFL collective bargaining agreement will keep safety off the field for a few more days.

What do the Redskins do about their Right Tackle position? Part 2 External Options | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Yesterday I took a look at the Jammal Brown situation, and some internal options to replace him. Today I'll look at some more external options and what the Redskins should do.

Washington Redskins: Déjà Vu For Jonathan Goff With Torn ACL, Jordan Black Signed " CBS DC
It's déjà vu and a double dose of frustration for Jonathan Goff who was released by the Washington Redskins on Monday.

Fred Davis on representing himself in court - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
The Redskins tight end, whose courtroom transcripts are comedy gold, says a lawyer "wasn’t really needed."

London Fletcher: RG3 comparable to Cam Newton, Michael Vick -
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Jarvis Jenkins eager to re-establish himself with Redskins - The Insider - The Washington Post
Defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins looks to pick up where he left off before tearing an ACL in a Redskins preseason game last year.

The Redskins, press conferences and radio rights - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Robert Griffin III’s first press conference of the preseason led to a skirmish between 106.7 The Fan and the Redskins.

Robert Griffin III says he’s pleased with his progress in training camp - The Insider - The Washington Post
Rookie QB says he is not concerned with injuries along the offensive line and has become comfortable with defenses he will face.

Shanahan on Royster: 'You can't tackle him'
That's what Mike Shanahan said about Evan Royster, who isn't particularly fast or shifty. All he did as a rookie was gain yards.

Niles Paul on Capri Sun and his camp roommate, DeJon Gomes - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Even the simplest of roommate fights can be fixed with some juice.

Redskins training camp: Five areas to watch as camp resumes - The Insider - The Washington Post
The Redskins are back at work after Coach Mike Shanahan gave them Sunday off.

Rex knows his role
Rex Grossman knew that he would be RG3's backup even before he resigned with the team. But it's a role that he's happy to take on.

Skins RT Tyler Polumbus joins the Fix to talk about Camp and taking over at right tackle.

NFL Videos: DeAngelo Hall hypes RG3
After calling RG3 the worst QB in the NFC East, Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall talks with Scott Hanson about Robert Griffin III's first week of training camp.

Transcript: Barry Cofield looks up to Fletcher - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Barry Cofield addressed the media on Saturday, July 28. Here is a transcript from Redskins PR On how his familiarity with the scheme will help him this year: "I think it’ll make a huge difference. Honestly, I go back and review myself last year and I’ve played a lot better than that. It was a growing process.

Theismann: Griffin III In Good City To Succeed
"The biggest thing about him, is he is as advertised--he is a bright, humble, hardworking young man," Theismann said. "There is a desire to work and he understands that being the quarterback, he is going to automatically be the leader of this football team." Theismann came to Washington after three seasons in the CFL, and did not win a training camp competition for the starting job until 1978.

Tim Hightower feels he's competing for job - NFC East Blog - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- By the time you read this, I will be on the sideline watching the Washington Redskins' afternoon practice. But before I headed out the

RG3 proud of strides made but not satisfied
Robert Griffin III is happy with the improvements the offense has made since the start of training camp but he realizes they have a long way to go.

Jenkins Ready For Rookie Year Do-Over
"He’s everything you look for in a person and a football player," a disappointed Shanahan said, after placing Jenkins on injury reserve last season. "It always hurts to lose a great player." Shanahan said Jenkins’s return will provide more depth to the defensive line, as he anticipates a jolt to an already formidable defensive line rotation.

Need to Know: A couple of hits to the depth chart - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know to get your Tuesday morning started: Hits to the depth chart The Redskins’ depth chart is not quite as deep as it was. Yesterday Mike Shanahan announced that a pair of players had sustained knee injures. One situation is permanent; the Redskins believe the other is temporary. Inside linebacker Jonathan Goff is out for the season after he tore the same ACL that cost him last season.

DALY: Three heads better than one in Redskins' backfield - Washington Times
Not so long ago, the second most visible athlete in Washington, right behind the Redskins' starting quarterback, usually was Redskins' lead running back. You know the names — Larry Brown, John Riggins, Terry Allen, Earnest Byner, Stephen Davis, Clinton Portis.

Washington Redskins’ Offensive Line Already Hurting " CBS DC

The Redskins' offensive line is already missing two projected starters, and training camp is only five days old. Grant Paulsen has the details.