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Redskins Notes: Aug. 20 |
Linebacker London Fletcher practiced, though it was a light workout, and coach Mike Shanahan said he should play vs. Indianapolis on Saturday barring a setback. Fletcher sat out the Chicago game Saturday and did not practice last Thursday because of an illness.

RG3 Report: Aug. 20 |
Robert Griffin III exchanges texts with him on occasion, but doesn’t count him as anything other than an acquaintance. But he also knows he and Andrew Luck will forever be linked with one another. And Saturday is their first chance to be on the same field together.

Redskins vs Bears Analysis: Part 2 | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

it was very clear that Cousins had a complete understanding of the offense, regardless of the situation the team was in. He got everyone up to the line quickly and didn't waste time. It was a very efficient and effective offense with Cousins under center. On one play he recognized Dezmon Briscoe was lined up on the wrong side and calmly motioned him over as the play clock was ticking. He then preceeded to complete the pass to him. It was the type of poise and command you hope to see in a 3rd or 4th year vet, but Cousins was displaying it as a 4th round rookie.

The Redskins Blog | Practice Video: Redskins Prepare For Colts

The team practiced today under overcast skies and on a somewhat-soggy soggy surface after rains came into the Ashburn, Va., area overnight. Here’s a video of the various Redskins units getting in some drill work at today’s practice:

Redskins LB Orakpo optimistic after injury |
Linebacker Brian Orakpo did not have a good feeling about his left pectoral immediately after he was hurt Saturday night. "I thought I re-tore it," Orakpo said.

Redskins vs. Bears game review (defense) |

Second-year linebacker Ryan Kerrigan continues to work on staying low. It’s helped him explode into blockers better and he consistently gains position on tight ends in the run game. But he still has a habit of taking his pass-rush line too straight upfield. When this happens, Kerrigan tends to round off his pass rush and isn’t as much of a threat.

Shanahan: Young Redskins receivers ‘helped themselves’ - The Insider - The Washington Post

Mike Shanahan says Aldrick Robinson and Dezmon Briscoe improved their standings in the eyes of the team’s talent evaluators with their strong performances Saturday night against Chicago.

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins: ‘This is Robert’s team’ - The Insider - The Washington Post

Backup Kirk Cousins ends all talk of a quarterback controversy, says the RGIII is the man to lead the Redskins.

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo, Brandon Meriweather won’t play for the rest of the preseason - The Insider - The Washington Post

Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather won’t play for the rest of the Redskins’ preseason so they can get healthy for the opener.

Skip Bayless on RG3: ‘I’m for the black guy.’ Nobody: ‘I’m for Skip Bayless.’ | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

From the blog Shutdown Corner: In his 61 years on a Planet Earth that never did anything so horrible that it possibly could have deserved what he has become, ESPN's Skip Bayless has proven himself to be the ultimate click-monkey of the modern media landscape. … Continue reading →

Paul's Score Sparks Late Redskins Rally

"It felt good, man," Paul said with a smile. "I didn't know what to do when I got in the end zone, but I was very excited to get my first NFL touchdown."

Which Records Will RGIII Break This Year? | Fatpickled

Robert Griffin III was basically handed the Redskins starting QB position the moment Roger Goodell called out his name the day of the draft. From that

Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck aren't 'Magic & Bird' -

Andrew Luck was playing the Pittsburgh Steelers on national television on Sunday, but Robert Griffin III opted to watch a movie instead. The rookies might become rivals, but that will take time.

Need to Know: Starters to play 2-plus quarters vs. Colts - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, 10 days before the Redskins make their final cuts. Griffin, starters to play two-plus quarters against the Colts Yesterday Mike Shanahan clarified something he had said earlier concerning the playing time that Robert Griffin III and the rest of the offensive starters will have on Saturday against the Colts. A few weeks ago, Shanahan said that the starters would play three quarters in the third preseason game, generally treated as...

Redskins injury updates (8/20) - Washington Times
The Redskins' luck regarding injuries has improved with news that defensive starters Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather are OK.

RG3 says he'll face Colts defense, not their QB

Robert Griffin III said Monday that he's facing the Colts' defense on Saturday, not the Indy QB Andrew Luck.

20 questions in 20 days: #20 Will Brown play this year?

The first of 20 questions about the 2012 Redskins--Will Jammal Brown play this year?

Film Review | Redskins - Bears: OFFENSE - Washington Times
Thoughts and observations after re-watching the telecast of the Redskins' 33-31 preseason loss to Chicago.

NFL Videos: RG3 previews his big matchup against Luck

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III addresses his upcoming game against the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck, and talks about his progress in his first two preseason games.

Aug. 23, 2006: RB Duckett a Redskin but Rarely Used | Redskin Historian

On Aug. 23, 2006, the Redskins traded a 3rd-round draft pick in a deal that landed Falcons running back T.J. Duckett, a former 1st-round selection. Star running back Clinton Portis had dislocated a shoulder, so the Redskins felt the urge to acquire another quality runner.

" Film Sessions: Alex Gibbs Teaches Stretch Zone & PA game PT.2

The first series of Alex Gibbs film sessions was a huge success so now we bring you part 2.In this series the film sessions focus more on FB roles,site adjustments for blocking assignments, silent count scheme for away games, and PA keeper boots and passes.