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Daily Slop: Kirk Cousins Focused on Improving his Zone-Read Option Game; Will the Redskins Draft a Wide Receiver?

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Will the Redskins draft a wide receiver? | CSN Washington
The Redskins, however, are far from being set at the position going forward. Moss is in the last year of his contract and you have to think that this could well be his last year. Morgan’s deal voids after this season and he will be a free agent. If Morgan has a solid season it seems likely that there would be mutual interest in a return but that remains to be seen.

Redskins Reloading
The Redskins never stop trying to improve. I don't know if every organization works this way, but the only time that you can truly let your guard do...

Cousins: Signing Pat White a 'no brainer' | CSN Washington
"That’s not surprising to me," Cousins said during an interview on ESPN 980. "I felt like with Robert [Griffin III’s] health where it is right now, to be able to have a guy who can do some of the things Robert does athletically would be important."

Why DeAngelo Hall's re-signing should have no bearing on the Redskins Draft -

A look at why corner remains a big need and a viable option for the Redskins early in the draft.

Can you get excited at all about the Redskins’ preseason?

QB Kirk Cousins focused on improving his zone-read option game - Washington Times
"A guy like me, I need to be much more perfect in my ball-handling and in my reads for it to work than maybe a Robert or a Pat White has to be," Cousins said on 980. "Now that being said, I didn’t have any reps in college with those plays, and so my ability to be more perfect is not there, whereas Robert had all these reps in college working on these plays. And so it just became a deal where I’m not comfortable running those plays at this current time last season.

Need to Know: Why did the Redskins bring back Rex? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
He knows the offense. The last thing the Redskins need this offseason is to have to teach the "old" offense, the one run pre-RG3, to a new quarterback. They will need to give the reps to Cousins, who may have to start the season, and some to Pat White, who will emulate Griffin. Rex knows how to stay sharp without needing a lot of Reps with the first team.

Washington Redskins Skill Position Snap Breakdown-

A breakdown on how often the Redskins utilized their wide receivers, tight ends, and running backs last year. Also some thoughts on what positions will see more snaps in 2013.

Redskins' Roster Review: Offensive Tackles
With OTA’s set to begin in 11 days at Redskins Park,’s Brian Tinsman takes a look at the team’s strengths and offers storylines to watch. Up next: offensive tackles.

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NFC East preseason schedules - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The NFL has announced its preseason schedule (though not all of the specific dates are set yet), and NFC East teams will play in three of the 11 nationally televised games.

Notes around the NFC East: The Cowboys’ likelihood of seeing one of the top OL prospects fall to them at 18, and the Skins’ QB situation – Blogging the bEast

Cowboys Award 6-Year, $108 Million Extension To Super Bowl–Watching Quarterback Tony Romo | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

The Dallas Cowboys announced this week that the team had signed Super Bowl–watching quarterback Tony Romo to a six-year, $108 million contract extension. "Tony has already watched seven Super Bowls for us," said Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who acknowledged that the most lucrative contract in team history will put extra pressure on Romo to continue watching championships. "He was born to watch the Super Bowl, he’s proven himself capable of it, and we are confident that the next few years will see Tony Romo watch many, many more Super Bowls as a Dallas Cowboy." Jones added that a major focus for the team this season will be on keeping Tony Romo healthy so that he can watch the entire 2014 playoffs