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Need to Know: The Redskins get back to work | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 7, six days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage The Redskins get back to work in Ashburn today with a 1 p.m. practice.

Redskins Secret Weapon Against the Cowboys |

What  or who could give the Redskins their biggest advantage over the Cowboys this week?

Grading the Redskins: Special teams | Comcast SportsNet Washington
When the Redskins allowed special teams coach Danny Smith to leave for Pittsburgh and hired Keith Burns as Smith’s replacement, the hope was that new leadership might spark a turn around. Well, it hasn’t happened yet, as last week’s special teams debacle in Oakland proved. As collective and as individuals, no unit has more room for improvement four games into the season.

Grading the Redskins: Receivers-tight ends | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Pierre Garçon could shatter the Redskins’ receptions record for a season but is that a good thing? How much are the pass catchers really helping out Robert Griffin III? Grading the group will involve averaging out some widely disparate performances.

Burns: Thompson 'has the ability to do it' | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"You deal with the rust spots with young returners," Burns said. "I told him I’m willing to live with it as long as he’s making good decisions back there. For any young returner, every experience is a new experience, whether it’s good or bad. We just want to have more good than bad. He has the ability to do it back there, [we] just have to be patient."

Need to Know: The Redskins’ road ahead | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 6, seven days before the Redskins fact the Cowboys in Dallas.Nickel coverageOf the 12 games remaining on their schedule there are some that the Redskins are likely to lose even if they improve to their 2012 form.

Raheem Morris: No excuses for Redskins’ DB struggles
"You’re never going to see me be one of those weak defensive back coaches that goes around crying" about a decrease in the run game, Morris said. "It puts us in vulnerable situations, but we can come back from this thing. We have to stand up and make plays. There are no excuses, there are no explanations, only results, and we have to go out there and get them."

Redskins Film Review: Ryan Kerrigan's Five Sacks in Four Games

Five Thoughts: RG III's development - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Washington Redskins quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur was encouraged by Robert Griffin III’s outing against Oakland because he saw something he

Tom Coughlin, NY Giants say Eli Manning is trying too hard - NY Daily News
"It all comes down to the interceptions," Coughlin said. "Two of them were just almost unbelievable."

Bills Open To Trading Jairus Byrd - Over the Cap
In order to trade for Byrd a team must be able to absorb $4,881,882 in salary unless the Bills would be willing to prepay some of that money to facilitate a trade. Unless a team was willing to part with a high second round pick I would find that hard to imagine. Based on the current cap league cap space report the only teams that could absorb the charges are the Browns, Jaguars, Dolphins, Eagles, Panthers, Packers, Buccaneers, Bengals, Titans, Patriots, Broncos, and Cardinals, some of whom would have no interest for a variety of reasons. For a one year rental I could see the Panthers and Bengals both being interested in the player.

Buffalo Bills could sign Pat White, source says - ESPN
TAfter working out quarterbacks Sunday, the Buffalo Bills sent home Dennis Dixon but kept Pat White in Buffalo, a league source told ESPN Insider Adam Schefter.

Monday NFL Rewind- Texans in Trouble? |