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Daily Slop: RGIII Says He’ll Keep Himself Safe; Redskins cut Cornerback D. J. Johnson, Black Suspension Lifted

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Need to Know: Coaches continue player evaluations - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 6, 15 days before the NFL Combine. Redskins cut Johnson but don’t look for more soon We reported yesterday that the Redskins cut cornerback D. J. Johnson, who was not sharp in a late-season stint as the nickel back last year. This brought on some questions about whether any other releases were imminent. The answer is probably no. The Redskins coaches took off a lot of the time during...

What went right in 2012: Takeaways | CSN Washington
If you were looking for reasons why the Redskins went 5-11 in 2011 to 10-6 and NFC East champs last year you don’t have to look too far past their turnover ratio. In 2011 they were awful, giving the ball away 35 times and taking it away 21 times, a minue-14 differential that was 30th in the league. They turned the ball over at least once every single game.

Redskins cut cornerback D. J. Johnson, Black suspension lifted - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Yesterday was the first day that NFL teams could waive players and the Redskins wasted no time in releasing defensive back Domonique "D. J." Johnson. The Redskins signed Johnson to their practice squad in Week 8 and moved him to the active roster in Week 10. He played mostly on special teams until nickel back Cedric Griffin was suspended for violation of the league’s PED policy. He played some nickel against the Ravens and Browns but he gave up a...

Some Redskins season-ticket holders get 40 percent price increase
"My tickets (which have been in my family for almost 50 years) went up over 40% this season!" one plan holder wrote to me. "I have never seen such a price hike – and I am a season ticket holder of the Wizards and Nats, too."

Morning Pixels: RGIII says he’ll keep himself safe
"I mean, everyone’s got an opinion," RGIII told Larry Michael on Saturday, after winning the NFL’s offensive rookie of the year award. "And you don’t ever shoot down those opinions, because everyone has a valid point when it comes to those things. But for me, hindsight is 20-20. There’s a few things in that [playoff] game that we wish we had done differently, and I’ll talk to coach about that when I get back. We’ll have that conversation. It’s a conversation that needs to be had. But at the end of the day, the most frustrating part was the fact that we lost the game, and I think that’s why everybody’s upset."

Darrell Green - Life in the Fast Lane (Video)

Turnover ratio: Can Redskins do it again? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III attempted 393 passes and threw just five interceptions. He is one of only six players in NFL history to throw at least 375 passes in a season with five or fewer interceptions and the only rookie ever to do so. The previous season Rex Grossman and John Beck threw a combined 24 interceptions.

Nightclub owner pleads not guilty to assaulting Trent Williams

Michael Miske Jr., who is charged with second-degree assault, will now stand trial on April 8, according to Hawaii’s Star Advertiser. Police say that Miske struck Williams in the head with a Champagne bottle during an altercation at Miske’s M Nightclub two days before Williams was supposed to play in the Pro Bowl.

RGIII Boldly Confident About Knee, Redskins Future " CBS DC

It has been four weeks since Robert Griffin III underwent knee surgery and he's more confident in his recovery and the Redskins future than ever.

Giants Release Linebacker Michael Boley -

After finishing next to last in the league, the New York Giants began a defensive facelift by releasing veteran linebacker Michael Boley.

State officials warned of possible power issues at Superdome | National Football Post

Memo from mid-October raised issue