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Daily Slop: No Surgery Planned for Pierre Garcon; Can the Redskins Count on Brandon Meriweather?

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No surgery planned for Pierre Garcon |
Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon won’t need surgery to repair a plantar plate in his right foot, barring a setback, according to a league source. Garcon did not know after the season whether or not he’d need surgery, but the second toe on his right foot is healing and more rest is the prescription, the source said.

Spreading the Wealth – The Case Against Adding More Wide Receivers this Off-Season
One of the only complaints that I’ve read or heard about the 2012 team’s offense is that it didn’t get enough productivity from its pass-catchers this year. The Redskins had great balance this past season - four players with 35+ receptions and 500+ yards

London Fletcher vs. Ray Lewis: Why The Redskin Is Superior to the Raven | 4th & Pain with Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll
There's been discussion and comparing of two outstanding middle linebackers whom have had hall of fame careers; Ray Lewis and London Fletcher. We've got point of views from a currently NFL player and an avid football fan, which gives way to a great discussion and argument for both.

Film breakdown: Brandon Meriweather only played 44 snaps last season, but they were awesome – Blogging the bEast

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock sees a deep safety class to attract Redskins - Washington Times
The Redskins have the 51st-overall pick in this year's draft.

Offseason questions: Can the Redskins count on Brandon Meriweather?
He and the Redskins hope, however, that he will be back to full speed some time this offseason and well before the start of training camp. The belief is that a healthy Meriweather could significantly improve a struggling secondary in 2013 because of the versatility he offers and his aggressive style of play.

Do the Redskins need to find two safeties? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Mike Jones of the Washington Post takes a look at Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather and wonders whether the Redskins can count on him for

NFL scouting combine preview: NFC East - NFC East Blog - ESPN
NFL Nation previews the 2013 scouting combine by identifying the most important thing for each team to learn about its greatest area of need.

Williams Acted Professionally, Will Be 'Fine'

"Trent Williams was the victim of an assault at a night club in central Honolulu early this morning and another individual has been arrested. "Due to an injury sustained during the assault, he will not play in the Pro Bowl and has been replaced by Matt Kalil. "Trent is still a member of this year’s NFC All-Star team and will be on the sidelines this Sunday wearing his jersey. He will be credited with a Pro Bowl appearance and receive a full player’s share."

The Redskins Blog | Burns Brings ‘Special’ Blend of Success

The Redskins Blog | Morris, Lichtensteiger Make ‘All-Joe Team’

The 21st All-Joe Team was recently announced by USA Today and Redskins running back Alfred Morris and guard Kory Lichtensteiger were selected. The All-Joe Team was originally comprised by USA Today Sports writer Larry Weisman in honor of Kansas City defensive lineman Joe Phillips after he helped teammates Derrick Thomas and Neil Smith combined to take down quarterbacks 29 times during the 1992 season.

The Redskins Blog | Combine Is Key For Redskins Scouts

Redskins Director of Player Personnel Scott Campbell is entering his 27th NFL season and his 13th with the Washington Redskins. Campbell originally joined the Redskins staff in 2001 as Director of College Scouting and in 2008 he was promoted to his current role as Director of Player Personnel.

Bart Scott, Jason Smith, Calvin Pace among cuts as New York Jets trim payroll | Audibles -

No team in the NFL entered the offseason in a greater salary-cap predicament than the New York Jets. In one fell swoop (well, technically, five fell swoops), the Jets went a long way toward remedying their situation.

2013 NFL draft - NFL combine invitees - ESPN

The schedule for the 2013 NFL combine, to be held Feb. 20-26 in Indianapolis.

Union Leader Says N.F.L. Players Don’t Trust Goodell -

Union leader Domonique Foxworth says N.F.L. players don’t trust Commissioner Roger Goodell because of the Saints bounty case, in particular.