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Daily Slop: Option Offense on Full Display for Redskins With RG3 at the Helm; Brandon Banks Relishes Chance to Compete at WR


Practice report: July 31 |
Still no word on Jammal Brown’s MRI, which he had Tuesday in New York. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he’ll get the results Tuesday night and let the media know what the results were on Wednesday. This one has never felt right, but we’ll see.

Redskins OT Black thrilled to return |
Jordan Black had a business meeting planned Monday. He was going to meet with people about a commercial real estate venture. It’s now on hold.

HomerMcFanboy " catching up with santana moss

Each offseason, the Washington Redskins do their best to bring in a handful of new players in an effort to help the team turn the corner to respectability, and yet, once the season begins, those players become less relevant while a few key veterans remain the focal points.

The Redskins Blog | Inside The Park: Cold Tubbin’

As training camp rolls along and soreness starts to become a constant, you can find a lot of us players in the ‘cold tub.’ The cold tub is exactly what it sounds like: a big tank with freezing cold water and ice in it. The cold tub does a great job of reducing the amount of lactic acid in your body, thus alleviating soreness. The water at times can be as cold as 40 degrees. It can be painfully cold at times. But once you’re in there for about 4-5 minutes, your legs go numb and it’s not so bad. You eventually get used to the cold as well.

RG3 Report: July 31 |
Once again, just a few quick hits on Robert Griffin III’s day. Of course I always think they’ll be quick and, well, the next thing you know…

Washington Redskins Address Weak Link On Defense — Secondary " CBS DC

On an improved defense last season, the Washington Redskins' safety play was still a weak link.

Fred Davis offers his explanation of failed drug tests - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post

Sometimes the best answer is no answer at all.

Tuesday Redskins training camp thoughts - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN

ASHBURN, Va. -- You guys want to know who stood out in Washington Redskins practice today, and the easy answer for me is left tackle Trent Williams. T

HomerMcFanboy " 2012 redskins power rankings: week 1

The first full week of training camp has come and gone for the Washington Redskins, which means it’s once again time to rush to judgment on all things burgundy and gold related.

The Redskins Blog | Rookie Spotlight: Keenan Robinson

"The day is long, but they’re good for us at the same time because it allows you to get through running the scheme," Robinson said. "You feel comfortable around the guys and you’re comfortable on the field and it just gives you a chance to prove yourself every day." Improvement is the name of the game, Robinson said. "I’m just taking it day by day and trying to get better."

Brandon Banks relishes chance to compete at WR - The Insider - The Washington Post

Mike Shanahan has said for Brandon Banks to make the team this year, he will have to prove he can contribute as a wide receiver as well. Banks wants to do just that.

Redskins fullback Darrel Young continues to be sidelined by hamstring injury - The Insider - The Washington Post

Injury forced Redskins fullback out of Monday’s practice

Redskins training camp: Offensive line injuries put spotlight on backups - The Insider - The Washington Post

Down two starters less than a week into training camp, the performances of Tyler Polumbus and Maurice Hurt could be significant.

Cofield Proud To Be Ball-Hawking Lineman

"I’m bigger than the 306 [pounds] than I was at the combine, so I’m not the smallest guy on the field," Cofield explained. "But I had no idea [where I would be], so I didn’t know how to train. I was just trying to be in shape." Eventually signed as the starting nose tackle in Washington, Cofield had to learn a playbook and position he had never played, in a condensed offseason.

Defense Throwing Everything At Griffin III

"I think Coach [Mike Shanahan] is trying to get me the hardest looks possible so that I can be ready for those types of things," Griffin III explained after practice. "Whether teams decide to blitz and bring a lot of pressure, sit back and drop everybody into coverage, or if they just play their normal defense, we’re preparing for everything." Last year, the Redskins had one of the top defensive front-sevens in the NFC, getting five or more sacks from four players.

Transcript: RG3 says he's getting better every day - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Robert Griffin III met with the press on Monday, July 30. Here is a transcript from Redskins PR: On how the team feels after the fourth day: "[We’re] feeling good. Both sides of the ball are really competing pretty well, so that’s a good thing to see. You know, at OTA’s, I felt like the defense kind of dominated. And coming out here in camp, I think the offense has really stepped up and played well."

Need to Know: Injuries a part of the NFL camps - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know going into Wednesday, Day 6 of practice at Redskins Park: Good news, bad news on Brown? My friend and colleague Chick Hernandez is reporting the following on Jammal Brown via Twitter: So it appears that a preliminary look found that the original injury, the one Brown suffered while running sprints last week, is not very bad. But there is something in the other hip that needs a look.

NFL Videos: What would be a successful season for RG3?
Charles Davis and Heath Evans debate what Robert Griffin III needs to do in order for his first season to be called a 'success.'

Report: Brown doesn't need hip surgery

Our Chick Hernandez has been told that the initial report on Jammal Brown's hip shows no surgery is needed. As for the other hip...

Option offense on full display for Redskins with RG3 at the helm - Washington Times
The look and feel of the Washington Redskins' offense with Robert Griffin III quarterbacking is beginning to crystallize after five days of practice, each of which included many 11-on-11 team drills,

Cooley eyeing starting job

Chris Cooley might have been hurt last year, but he has come back in 2012 on a mission to be the player he used to be.

3 on III: Griffin chases down LB to make a point - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Three nuggets from RG3’s Monday press conference: I. Late in Monday's practice, Bryan Kehl picked up a fumble inside the five-yard line and took off for the end zone. It didn’t look like he was going to score an uncontested touchdown until RG3 flew into the picture and knocked him out of bounds just shy of the goal line. Nobody else on offense made a move towards Kehl.

Foundation formed for Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan - Washington Times
The blueprint for Ryan Kerrigan as a Washington Redskins rookie was Brian Orakpo. Like Kerrigan, Orakpo made the switch from defensive end to linebacker and was there to offer advice in the transition.

Morgan sidelined, no word on Brown

Josh Morgan was out of Tuesday's practice with a slight hamstring pull while we are still waiting for word on Jammal Brown's hip.

" With Injuries to Starters Mounting, Has Mike Shanahan Neglected the Offensive Line?
Simple answer; no.Longer answer; as training camp kicks into high gear and the pads gone on, what was already an area of concern for many fans has become more so. Right tackle Jammal Brown was already battling though his ever-nagging hip injury.

The 53: Who will back up at inside LB?

With Jonathan Goff out with a torn ACL, the Redskins must shuffle their depth plans at inside linebacker.