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Unsung Heroes: NT Barry Cofield | CSN Washington
In the Redskins’ scheme, Cofield isn’t going to rack up huge stats. His primary responsibility is to tie up interior offensive linemen and prevent them from blocking inside linebackers – and he did that quite well in 2012. Indeed, Fletcher and Perry Riley both enjoyed strong seasons, with Fletcher amassing a team-high 139 tackles and Riley making career-best 129.

Need to Know: What to do about Davis - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Washington Post is reporting that Daniels will not be back after one season on the job. Last month, Daniels, who played for the Redskins from 2004-2010, said on Twitter that he decided that he wanted to get into coaching. According to the Post report, he would not be getting an opportunity to join the Redskins’ staff.

Ready for a Redskins Name Change? -
Is it time for a new name? If so, any suggestions? To keep with another tradition, could the name be Hogs? On Friday, a writer for Hogs Haven, a Redskins blog, said, "I know we want to hold onto our Redskins childhood and everything we know as normal, but the name change will eventually come."

Need to Know: Cap likely to be flat in 2014 - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, Feb 10, 11 days before the NFL Combine. Pushing cap dollars to 2014 a dicey proposition With the Redskins laboring under an $18 million salary cap penalty, it might be tempting for the Redskins to push the cap effects of some contracts, both new and existing, into 2014 when they no longer will be working with that disadvantage. However, the problem with robbing Peter to pay Paul in this manner...

Washington Redskins Extension and Restructure Candidates | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
A look at what players the Redskins might extend or restructure their contracts to get under the salary cap.

Need to Know: Big offseason for Hankerson - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The primary complaint that I get is that he drops the ball too much. He has had some memorable drops and at other times he looked like he was battling to hang on to fairly routine passes. But according to Pro Football Focus, Hankerson held on to the ball better than any other Redskins wideout. Per PFF, Hankerson was targeted 55 times and he had 38 receptions and three drops. That gives him a drop rate of 7.32 percent. Of the 82 NFL wide receivers who played at least 25 percent of their teams’ snaps that is the 28th-best drop rate.

Lichtensteiger Proud Of Courageous Season
Redskins OG Kory Lichtensteiger battled back from a traumatic knee injury to start all 16 regular season games and the first playoff game of his career.

Mid-round safety names for Redskins - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Safety is the Washington Redskins' biggest need this offseason, and since they don't have a first-round pick you must dig deep to find names of safeti

Jerry Jones explains coaching staff changes made by Jason Garrett | National Football Post
Cowboys owner explains situation in video

The Giants and the art of cutting the cord - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Thoughtful piece here from Paul Schwartz, with the help of former New York Giants tackle Luke Petitgout, on the Giants' preference for parting ways wi

Vikings to try to trade Percy Harvin, according to report | SI Tracking Blog –