Redskins’ Shanahan: RG3 Plays Only If 100 Percent " CBS DC
Mike Shanahan says from now on he's going to make sure that Robert Griffin III "never plays if he's not 100 percent."
Redskins notebook | WashingtonExaminer.com
…Running back Roy Helu suffered a setback in his recovery from turf toe, but coach Mike Shanahan said he’s nearly 100 percent. Helu played in only three games last season because of the injury on his left foot. Safety Reed Doughty also is dealing with the same issue, though Shanahan said the veteran is nearly 100 percent as well. As for Helu, Shanahan knows he would help the offense because of his speed. "Anytime you get guys that can run it helps you," Shanahan said. "You’re always looking for a guy that has the ability to make plays." …Linebacker London Fletcher, who underwent elbow and ankle surgery in late winter, already has returned to the weight room. Shanahan said the elbow surgery relieved a "lot of tension". …Shanahan said linebacker Brian Orakpo is fully recovered from his torn triceps last September. Meanwhile, linebacker Keenan Robinson, who suffered the same injury in November, should be ready for organized team activities next month.
Shanahan: Redskins prepared for multiple draft scenarios
"There’s a lot of guys that will be picked in that third, fourth, fifth round that are football players," Shanahan said. "You just hope you get the right guy. … Other times, you miss out."
Redskins balance risk and reward in draft - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Mike Shanahan said that the team’s scouts do extensive character checks. "You’ve got to do your homework, your due diligence," Shanahan said on Tuesday at Redskins Park. "There are always mistakes made but that’s something we put a lot of time in."
FENNO: Redskins need intangibles, potential and upside in this draft - Washington Times
Not enough to land in the green room at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday for the NFL’s three-day made-for-television draft extravaganza, complete with hairsprayed hosts screeching about fast-risers and high motors, hugs from smiling commissioner Roger Goodell and don’t forget the tears.
NFL Draft Isn’t Quite As Sexy This Year " CBS DC
At this year's NFL Draft, there's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick.
Final Team Mock Drafts for All NFL Teams - Fanspeak's NFL Draft Blog | Fanspeak's NFL Draft Blog
Here's Fanspeak's NFL Draft Expert Steve Shoup's FINAL Mock Draft broken out for ALL 32 NFL Teams: AFC WEST: Oakland Raiders San Diego
The Guys break down the schedule and also take a long look at how they hope the draft can play out for the Redskins.
A look at the Year 1 and Year 2 Salary Cap Hits for Top 10 Draft Picks Under the New CBA - Over the Cap
The salary cap hits for the first two years of each top 10 draft selection under the new CBA.
NFL draft to hold moment of silence for tragedies - Washington Times
The NFL will hold a moment of silence at Thursday's draft for the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks and Texas fertilizer plant explosion.
Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders beat out reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings to land the coveted cover of Madden NFL 25.