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Washington Redskins Hope Bye Week Will Heal Injury-Plagued Tight Ends " CBS DC
ASHBURN, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — The Washington Redskins' early bye week is coming at the right time for three tight ends battling injuries. Logan Paulsen revealed Tuesday that he has a sprained left knee. Paulsen said that an MRI revealed a Grade 2 MCL sprain.

Players the Redskins Could Cut for Next Year's Salary Cap |

A look at what players could be on the chopping block next year and the impact it could have on the Redskins salary cap for 2014 and beyond.

Jackson Not Sure Why Jenkins Couldn’t Also Train at Redskins Park on Suspension " CBS DC
Rob Jackson, who returns to the Redskins roster, along with Jarvis Jenkins, after having served a 4-game suspension, still isn't sure why he was allowed to continue to use the team's facility during his suspension, but Jenkins wasn't.

Tapp: London Fletcher ‘Hands Down’ Best Player on Redskins’ Defense " CBS DC
Linebacker Darryl Tapp, in his first season with Washington, says after four games, 38-year-old London Fletcher has been the best player on the Redskins' defense in 2013, "hands down."

Need to Know: Shanahan says ‘it’s time to get away’ | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 2, 12 days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage Five key updates from Mike Shanahan just before the Redskins took off for their bye week. 1.

Redskins release Potter, Merling as two return | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Helu takes advantage of opportunity | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Mike Shanahan always likes to talk about players taking advantage of opportunities when they get them. He has said that he likes to give a reserve player who steps in and performs when he is needed additional opportunities down the line. If that is the case, look for Roy Helu Jr.

DeAngelo Hall, the NFL and shirt logos

Bryant: RGIII is ‘more commercial than competitor’
Never, though, was he covered by that magazine in quite the same way Howard Bryant covered him this month. The magazine’s upcoming issue features a brief commentary by the former Washington Post writer on the marketing of RGIII, and goodness, Bryant isn’t messing around. Among his observations:

No surgery for Redskins TE Logan Paulsen | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins work out Darrell Green’s son, 17 other free agents Tuesday

Keith Burns preaches patience on special teams

Uniform inspector violated spirit of rule in confrontation with DeAngelo Hall - Washington Times
Washington Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall was incensed after Sunday's game with the Oakland Raiders when an NFL uniform inspector stopped a group interview because Hall was wearing an unauthorized logo on his polo shirt. The inspector, however, over stepped his bounds in this case, according to a league source.

Power Rankings: No. 25 Washington - NFC East Blog - ESPN
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FENNO: With suspension complete, Jarvis Jenkins yearning to help Redskins - Washington Times
While the defensive lineman served a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, opponents shredded the Redskins' defense that ranks second-to-last in the league after allowing 1,762 yards.

Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire Pick-ups |

L.C. Greenwood: The Smiling Badass Of The NFL's Baddest Front Four
"The announcers would be saying 'Joe Greene on the tackle,' but I had made the tackle," he said. When an ankle injury forced Greenwood to play in high-top shoes, he and equipment manager Tony Parisi decided to paint them gold, and his signature style was born. Nike paid NFL fines against the Steelers of $100 a game when he wore the non-regulation shoes.

NFLPA believes it can block a move to London | ProFootballTalk
As the Vikings and Steelers prepared to play last Sunday in Wembley Stadium, the periodic reports and speculation of the potential relocation of a franchise to London naturally emerged.

Terrell Suggs says he thinks Roger Goodell ‘had a hand’ in Super Bowl power outage | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
"I was like Vegas, parlor tricks, you know what I mean? I was like, ahh, Roger Goodell, he never stops, he always has something up his sleeve," Suggs told Salters. "He just couldn’t let us have this one in a landslide huh?"

Week 4 Fantasy Football Awards |

A look at the top players from last week in terms of fantasy football.