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Daily Slop: Garçon Remains Firm, Says He’s Faster Than RGIII; How Much can Hightower Contribute?

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RG3 Report: Gannon high on Griffin |
Rich Gannon never had Robert Griffin III’s talent. He did last 17 seasons in the NFL, quite an accomplishment for a player out of Delaware drafted in the fourth round. So Gannon was a good resource for Griffin to tap into this past offseason. Griffin said Gannon was among the players he reached out to in a quest to learn about life in the NFL for quarterbacks.

Redskins Players On The Bubble Share Thoughts As Cuts Draw Closer " CBS DC
A number of Redskins thought to be on the proverbial bubble shared their thoughts following the preseason finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Washington Redskins: 2012 Preview |
With one of the most hyped rookie QBs in recent memory, can the Redskins improve on their poor 2011 showing? PFF's Trey Cunningham takes a look.

How much can Hightower contribute?
20 questions in 20 days: Tim Hightower's ACL injury from last October is still hampering his play. How much will he be able to do this year?

Holden & Danny: Garçon Remains Firm, He’s Faster Than RGIII " CBS DC
The $42 million dollar man joined 106.7 The Fan's Holden and Danny Thursday. Pierre Garcon gave a real player's perspective on dealing with the emotion of cut day and took some time to talk a little trash on RGIII.

Zero of 28 and analysts put Skins in the playoffs - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Washington is one of just four NFC teams that couldn’t even get a bit of preseason love.

Washington Redskins Final 53 Man Roster Projections
Here are my projections for the final 53 man roster.

Need to Know: Keep it here for coverage of cutdown day - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, the day the Redskins cut their roster down to 53 players. NFL, union finally agree on new IR and trade deadline rules The new trade deadline rule is simple. Instead of cutting off trades at 4 p.m. on the Tuesday after Week 6 games they will be permitted up until the same time and day after Week 8. The revised injured reserve rule is a bit more complex.

Redskins' starting back may be last man standing - Washington Times
This was a preseason of attrition for Washington Redskins running backs. Tim Hightower wasn't 100 percent after knee surgery last fall, Roy Helu Jr. missed time with sore Achilles tendons and Evan Royster felt soreness in his right knee.

Redskins' Bryan Kehl puts his best foot forward with roster cuts approaching - Washington Times
It looked good on paper. Before Wednesday night's 30-3 preseason win, Washington Redskins linebacker Bryan Kehl jotted down what he wanted to accomplish.

Washington Redskins Final Roster Predictions | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
How I think the Redskins roster will shape up.

Erik Cook is among Redskins’ final roster cuts - The Insider - The Washington Post

Backup center Erik Cook is among the first of the team's final cuts as it works to trim its roster to 53 by the Friday night deadline.

Despite solid preseason, Briscoe knows roster spot is no guarantee - The Insider - The Washington Post

Despite touchdowns in the Redskins' second and third preseason games, Dezmon Briscoe was worried about his chances of making the 53-man roster, given the competition at wide receiver.

Source: Locked-out NFL referees remain united

The NFL informed teams on Wednesday that replacement referees will work Week 1 and "as much of the regular season" as needed.

New injured reserve rules, trade deadline could help many NFL teams | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

From the blog Shutdown Corner: After a lockout that lasted far too long into 2011 and a seemingly interminable string of labor dust-ups since the new collective bargaining agreement was ratified last August, the NFL and NFLPA have finally agreed on something – and it …