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Offseason questions: What kind of a deal should the Redskins offer Fred Davis?
If Davis is able to return to the form that he displayed in 2011 as he put up Pro Bowl numbers, then he is extremely valuable. But given his injury and the uncertainty surrounding it, he might find it difficult to demand top dollar – in that $7 million a year range similar to the five-year $35 million deal Seattle’s Zach Miller signed two years ago.

Three Things the Redskins Should be Focused on this Offseason | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Three areas the Washington Redskins should focus on improving this offseason.

FENNO: Redskins nickname an unwanted 'honor' - Washington Times
Cultures reduced to a pile of logoed baubles and a stadium full of singing about "braves on the warpath" and a name that former U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell lists as one of the four most derogatory words to describe a Native American. The equivalent, to some, of the n-word. An honor.

The Redskins Blog | McLoud High A.D. Talks "Redskins" Pride

The Washington Redskins - Raising Hail (Video)
A tribute to 80 years of the Washington Redskins!

Offseason questions: What does the future hold for Santana Moss?
Set to turn 34 as he enters his 13the NFL season, Moss is entering the final year of a three-year deal signed in 2011. His cap figure for the 2013 season is just more than $6.1 million.

What will the Redskins do at WR? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Mike Jones of the Washington Post is taking a look at Santana Moss and his situation with the Washington Redskins as the offseason commences and the t

Redskins want you to know their nickname is common -
A Monday news post titled "We Are Very Proud To Be Called Redskins" might seem like the beginning of an impassioned defense by the team. Instead, we learn the headline is actually a quote by George Hemming, the athletic director of Coshocton High School in east central Ohio. It gets stranger. " found that there are almost as many schools using the name Redskins as Cowboys, as only 75 schools use the name Cowboys, and interestingly just 19 use the name Giants."

Need to Know: Glut of tackles in free agency could help Redskins - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Among the Pro Bowlers and longtime starters who are slated to be free agents are Jake Long, Branden Albert, Sebastian Vollmer, Ryan Clady, Sam Baker Gosder Cherilus, Winston Justice, Phil Loadholt, Brian McKinnie, Jermon Bushrod, and Andre Smith.

Morning Pixels: RGIII reaches out to Tyrann Mathieu
Sure enough, the Robert Griffin III Rehab Tour included advice for Tyrann Mathieu and some pool pics with a bunch of thrilled teenagers in recent days. "Thanks for reaching out to me bro!!" the Honey Badger wrote to RGIII on Friday. "That was truly motivation & a inspiration! Much love."

What went wrong/How to fix it: pass defense | CSN Washington
Although the Redskins’ pass defense was better down the stretch, the final numbers weren’t pretty. In fact, the unit ranked 30th in yards allowed (4,511) and tied for 29th in pass touchdowns permitted (31), despite a second half uptick.

Unsung Heroes: FB Darrel Young | CSN Washington
Young shares a backfield two of the NFL’s brightest stars, so it’s understandable that he gets overlooked. But that doesn’t mean Young isn't a difference maker. In fact, he's the fifth ranked fullback in the game, according to, which considers pass and run blocking as well as offensive statistics.

2013 Pro Day schedule | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: The 2013 Scouting Combine begins in nine days and the 2013 NFL Draft is just 72 days away. "Shutdown Corner" has already begun to ramp up our draft coverage, with editor Doug Farrar posting his pre-Combine "Big Board" (1-16, 17-32) … Continue reading →

Offseason team needs: Giants defense – Blogging the bEast