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Alfred Morris tells this year’s class of unheralded rookies: Act like you’ve been there before | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
"Don't go in with a chip on your shoulder -- at least, I couldn't have done it that way," he said. "Don't go in looking to prove anything. You just be who you've been since Day 1, and you'll catch their eye. Hard work pays off. You stay focused, you stay positive, and don't get down just because things didn't go the way you expected them to go. It's gonna be a grind, and when you get that opportunity, you make the most of it."

Redskins star Robert Griffin III and fiancée Rebecca Liddicoat to be married this summer | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is living a pretty good life. In 2011, he became a legend at Baylor by winning the Heisman Trophy. In 2012 he was picked second in the draft, became a commercial success and set … Continue reading →

Which Redskins Rookie Should Have the Best Season? |

Taking a look at the reasons why and why not, each rookie could have the best season for the Redskins.

Need to Know: All hands on deck in Ashburn - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, May 13, seven days before Redskins OTA’s start. All hands will be on deck As the Redskins resume their workout program in Ashburn this week their ranks will be larger. They will be joined by the seven draft picks and by most of the 12 undrafted free agents that have been added to the team over the past few weeks. Not all of the undrafted players will be able to...

Fun With Weapons; Chris Thompson Can Take Redskins Offense Over The Top
Alfred Usually utilized as a last resort after Robert had gone through all his progressions, Alfred Morris only totaled 11 receptions for 77 yards out of the back field, while back-up running back Evan Royster had 15 receptions for 109 yards and fullback Darrel Young had 8 catches for 109. All told are running backs had a combined 34 receptions for 295 yards.

A closer look at Chris Thompson and Jawan Jamison

Jackie Griffin: What It's Like to be the Mother of RGIII
Fox 5 did a sit-down interview with RGIII's mother, Jackie Griffin this week. She spoke about what it's like to be the mother of RGIII

London Fletcher may be last man standing following Ronde Barber’s retirement
The players were considered the league’s ironmen, each having played 240 consecutive games – the longest active streak in the league. Barber and Fletcher had trailed Peyton Manning in that category, but Manning missed the 2011 season with a neck injury. His streak ended, and Barber and Fletcher took over.

Redskins Defensive Position Battles to Watch | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
A look at some of the top defensive Position Battles to Watch this season.

Higher expectations--but high enough? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
This year, the expectations are somewhat higher, although there doesn’t appear to be any irrational exuberance expressed in the Vegas line. The Atlantis sports book became the first to post their 2013 over-under lines and the Redskins’ number is nine.

Random notes around the NFC East: More Frederick, Sav the hero, Giants collecting bigtime college LBs, and (gasp) Chip Kelly not in the Eagles draft war room? – Blogging the bEast

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Broken Tackles 2012: Defense
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.

A Primer on Some Rookie Contract Negotiating Sticking Points - Over the Cap
Examining some of the smaller details that will go into negotiating contracts between an NFL team and a rookie draft pick