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Daily Slop: RG3 Helps Recruit Antoine Winfield; Redskins Announce OTA Schedule

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Alfred Morris makes his commercial debut for Eastern Motors
Appearing in an Eastern Motors commercial is a rite of passage for D.C.’s most recognizable athletes. A parade of locally famous faces have appeared on your televisions, singing that jingle that won’t leave your head for hours. On Wednesday, Redskins rookie Alfred Morris became one of them.

Need to Know: Redskins avert cap-tastrophe - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, March 29, 27 days before the NFL draft. Avoiding cap-tastrophe Our friends at Pro Football Talk posted the remaining salary cap space for all 32 NFL teams and the Redskins, somewhat surprisingly, have more room than a few other NFL teams. As of March 26, the Redskins had $3.2 million in cap space. That was more than the Chiefs, Raiders, Steelers, Rams, Panthers, and Cowboys. Dallas had a mere $51,000...

Ranking the Redskins Tight End Options | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Taking a look at the Washington Redskins tight end depth chart, and how the players rank.

RG3 helps recruit Winfield | CSN Washington
The Redskins are trying to recruit free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield and Robert Griffin III is helping in the effort.

Cousins feeling 'greater sense of urgency' | CSN Washington
"As far as the actual preparation, whether it’s the weight lifting or the watching [film] or doing conditioning or throwing, all of that is going to be same whether I’m going to be the backup the or the starter," Cousins said. "It’s really all up in the air, so it shouldn’t have any impact anyways."

Redskins announce OTA schedule | CSN Washington

Ranking the Redskins Wide Receivers |

Taking a look at the Washington Redskins wide receiver depth chart and how they might rank for the coming season.

Fred Davis visits Bills | CSN Washington
"This is a business," Davis was quoted as saying in The Buffalo News. "You have to see all your options before you make a decision. I won’t make any fast decisions. I’ll wait and see I’ll make sure I’m all the way confident in what I want to do and go from there." Update: John Keim of the Examiner is reporting that Davis has cancelled his visit to the Jets and his choice is down to the Redskins or Bills.

Adam Carriker Talks NFL Rules Changes; Fandango Grinds My Gears | 4th & Pain
Rules chances in the NFL are the talk on this segment of 4th & Pain. Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker thinks it's about time the offense be held accountable for some hits. Plus, Fandango... yeah, Jericho is gonna slaughter him at WrestleMania.

RGIII recovery: Who’s responsible going forward?
Was it Shanahan’s responsibility to bench Griffin to protect him from further injury? Was it Griffin’s responsibility to tell coaches and doctors whether or not he was really able to play? Or Kyle Shanahan’s responsibility to call plays that kept Griffin in the pocket? Are Andrews and the team’s trainers responsible for not pulling the plug as they watched the quarterback hobble all over the field and up and down the sideline?

HARRIS: Which of Washington's young stars might stay in D.C. for duration? - Washington Times
Robert Griffin III — If they keep messing with his knee, it might be a one-uniform career that is way too short. Let’s take the optimistic view and say the knee isn’t going to be an issue once RG3 fully rehabs the current problem. With his charisma and skills, he can play for the Redskins for 14 more years, lead them to four Super Bowl championships and then retire and move into the White House as President RG3. We wouldn’t even need an election. Commissioner Roger Goodell can just declare it so.

Washington Redskins are being prudent, pragmatic - ESPN
Glaring holes remain unfilled in the secondary. A couple of valued veterans were cut or allowed to leave. They can't sign their tight end. A massive salary-cap penalty imposed by the league a year ago has paralyzed the Redskins' offseason, and so far they've been ... patient? Practical? Smart about the way they've handled it? The Redskins are being all of these things. In March? Brave new world, indeed.

Cap restrictions, draft philosophy make grading free agency tough - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy

You will not find any 'A' or 'F' marks among Pete Prisco's grading of the opening week of free agency. The salary cap and draft dependency prevent super splashes.

The Redskins Blog | Beathard On The Hiring Of Joe Gibbs

Kerrigan Turns Strength Into Success

Washington Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan had a Pro Bowl sophomore season and credits his preparation in the weight room for getting him to the opposing QB.

Cowboys adding Justin Durant, Will Allen to mix | National Football Post

Dallas restructured contract of Kyle Orton

New York Giants keep breaking up the band - ESPN

News overnight Wednesday included the official (and long-expected) signing of Osi Umenyiora with the Falcons and the signing of Chase Blackburn with the Panthers. Neither of these New York Giants Super Bowl heroes had been expected back in 2013, and it does not appear the Giants made any real effort to keep either one. That's the way the Giants roll when it comes to players -- they look forward and not back.

Notes from around the NFC East: Osi, Blackburn on their way out, Hightower in for a visit to NJ – Blogging the bEast

Infographic: NFL Draft Team Needs-

Which positions are most desired and in need in this upcoming Draft?