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Daily Slop: Linebackers Excited For Season Together; Cofield now Feels at Home at Nose Tackle

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Ryan Kerrigan looks to build on last season's success | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"We feed off each other for sure," Kerrigan said. Orakpo is "going to be great for our team to have back, too."

Cofield now feels at home at nose tackle | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"When I first got here I was a defensive tackle playing nose tackle," said Cofield after the Redskins’ OTA on Thursday. "But now I'm a nose tackle. I embrace it, I enjoy it, and it's gotten easier each day."

Who Will Bounce Back on Offense? |

A look at some key offensive players with down 2012 seasons, who could bounce back in 2013.

Need to Know: Can Rak take it to the next level? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 10, 45 days before Redskins start training camp. Can Orakpo take home the big honor? Brian Orakpo told USA Today the following last week: "Defensive Player of the Year is a goal of mine. I worked extremely hard this offseason and Defensive Player of the Year is very obtainable." Assuming that he is healthy, and there is every reason to believe that he is, how "obtainable" is DPOY for...

Linebackers Excited For Season Together
With Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan, London Fletcher and Perry Riley healthy, the "core four" have the opportunity to start together for a full season for the first time.

Kirk Cousins says RGIII ‘has some pipes’

Fred Smoot on Joe Gibbs, Jim Zorn and Sean Taylor
"You gotta understand that I love coach gibbs," he wrote. "He taught all of us how to be men. Jim Zorn was definitely out of [his] element but he was a great coach and just an interesting person. It was hard to take him seriously and when things started to not go so well, they were already looking for Shanny!"

Film Sessions: Did Robert Griffin III Get Hurt Running The Read-Option?
It has always been Mike Shanahan's assertion that the read-option actually protects the quarterback, rather than put him in harms way.

Who calls the shots in Washington? - NFL Videos
Brian Billick analyzes the risk and reward of Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan having total control of the team.

32 in 32: No reason Redskins can't repeat in NFC East -
It's a bright new day in Washington, where Robert Griffin III is the signature star of a franchise brimming with hope. Dan Hanzus says the 'Skins have a good chance of winning another division title.

Brian Orakpo Wants to Re-Sign with Washington Redskins | Football News Now
Brian Orakpo is already stating that he has a strong desire to re-sign with the Washington Redskins.

The sorry state of NFC East CB play - NFC East Blog - ESPN
You know we do that All-Division Team every week during the season, right? The toughest spots to fill every week in 2013 were the defensive back spots -- and not for the right reasons. It's one thing when you have too many qualified candidates for your spots, as we sometimes do at linebacker and wide receiver. It's another when you can't find two cornerbacks worthy of recognition, as was too often the case last year.

Random notes around the NFC East: Barry Cofiled & undersized NTs, Nicks/Cruz, possible Cowboys FA targets, and Lane Johnson’s college QB numbers – Blogging the bEast

Fantasy Impact: 2013 Rookies |

Highlighting the top five rookies and their fantasy outlook at each position.