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Daily Slop: Fred Davis Says he Will Make Teams ‘Regret’ Not Signing Him; Antoine Winfield to Visit Redskins

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CB Antoine Winfield to visit Redskins |
The Redskins were interested in him from the start. When Minnesota cut cornerback Antoine Winfield, the Redskins were one of the first teams to contact his agent. Now they’ve taken the next step: Winfield will visit the Redskins on Wednesday, a league source confirmed Monday afternoon.

Fred Davis Will Make Teams ‘Regret’ Not Signing Him, Including Redskins " CBS DC
Free agent Fred Davis hasn't exactly set the market on fire. It's puzzling to a certain extent because he's hardly one of the NFL's best kept secrets. Then again there's also the injury, drug suspension and wacky court case.

How RGIII threw a football to an elephant at the circus
If I told you that Robert Griffin III surprised a senior elephant handler for Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus by immediately understanding the technique needed to complete a forward pass to a 9,000-pound pachyderm, connecting on his second attempt, and finishing with a 60 percent completion percentage to a receiver boasting only four legs and a trunk, you’d probably say "duh."

On John Keim, the Examiner and the Redskins

How The Salary Cap Penalty Helps The Washington Redskins | 4th & Pain
Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker believes the team shouldn't be counted out because of the salary cap penalty. He actually thinks it can work in the team's favor.

Ranking the Washington Redskins Quarterbacks | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Taking a look at how the Redskins quarterbacks stack up.

Offseason questions: How will the cornerback position shake out?
The players won’t hit the field for OTAs until early May, and a lot can change between now and then. But for now, the left cornerback position would be a three-way competition between Biggers, Crawford and Minnifield, one person with knowledge of the situation said. There are a fair number of questions about all three, however.

FENNO: RG3 may be an extraordinary human, but he's not superhuman - Washington Times
Sure, Griffin wears Superman socks and stocks his locker with action figures from the Incredible Hulk to Captain America. But he’s human, one whose right anterior cruciate ligament has been repaired twice since 2009

Need to Know: Winfield a good fit for Redskins - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Per PFF, Winfield was the top-ranked cornerback in the league last year and he allowed no touchdown passes in 1057 snaps.

Need to Know: The draft is a month away - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Specifically, the Redskins need to rebuild the back end of their defense. They were ranked 30th in pass defense last year. Of the secondary players who were on the team last year only two, second-year cornerback Richard Crawford and third-year safety DeJon Gomes, are under contract for 2014.

Let's talk a little about Fred Davis - NFC East Blog - ESPN
"A lot of people are looking at the [Achilles] injury and that stuff," Davis told the NFL Network on Friday. (Watch the video here.) "I definitely feel like whatever team signed any tight ends right now, I’m gonna make them regret anything that they do -- AND the Redskins, too, as well -- because I know I’m gonna go out here and I’m gonna do what I have to do. And I’ll bet you next year’s gonna be a good year for me. This is The One right here. This is The Big One. You ever watch Fred Sanford? He had The Big One. That’s what this year is for me. Elizabeth, I’m coming!"

Chip Kelly downplays his fourth-down gambler reputation | ProFootballTalk
As the head coach at Oregon, Chip Kelly was known as an offensive innovator for his spread attack, but that wasn't the only aspect of his innovative approach to coaching.

Cosell’s Take: Geno Smith is still a work in progress | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: The time is upon us. It is one month until the 2013 NFL draft. As is always the case, there is only one position that generates unbounded passion and emotion: quarterback. Perhaps that is even more indisputable this year given … Continue reading →

Gearing up for Phase II of Free Agency - Over the Cap
A look at the secondary part of NFL free agency now that the biggest names are off the market