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Daily Slop: Sean Taylor Trial Date Set for August; Remembering Deacon Jones & His George Allen Ties

Redskins media links roundup.

RIP Deacon Jones, the original Secretary of Defense.
RIP Deacon Jones, the original Secretary of Defense.
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Deacon Jones Passes Away At 74 Years Old
David "Deacon" Jones, who played for head coach George Allen with both the Los Angeles Rams and Redskins, Jones played defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams (1961-71), San Diego Chargers (1972-73), and the Redskins (1974). He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980, his first year of eligibility. Jones elected to have George Allen as his presenter in Canton.

Washington Redskins ‘Original Sackmaster’ Deacon Jones Dies " CBS DC
David 'Deacon' Jones, the original sackmaster, has died. The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74.

Eric Kettani Promoted To Navy Lieutenant
Redskins FB Eric Kettani was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and was sworn in alongside HC Mike Shanahan and unit coach Bobby Turner at Redskins Park.

Redskins Plan B: Do They Have the Depth to Replace Injured Starters? |

A look at the team's options to replace current injured players if they aren't healthy for the season.

Fletcher: ‘I Have More To Give To This Team’
Redskins ILB London Fletcher knew early in the offseason that he would return for his 16th NFL season and got his first career surgery to prepare his body to play.

Sean Taylor Murder Trials Cleared to Begin in August
After five years and nine months, the trials of the accused killers of University of Miami and Washington Redskins Pro-Bowl superstar Sean Taylor are set to begin.

The Redskins Blog | For Three Redskins It’s All In The Name
RGIII has competition for top jersey sales in the NFL—everyone wants a Rambo jersey.

Last thing RG3 needs is McNabb's advice
Donovan McNabb says he'd like to sit down with Robert Griffin III and have a little chat about the right things to do and say when you happen to be a budding superstar quarterback in the NFL.

Donovan McNabb clarifies comments on Robert Griffin III - ESPN
"I think from my 13 years of experience and watching football all my life, if you can give a helping hand, reach back and give these guys a little bit of guidance if you can, why not do it?"

NFL fantasy football: Michael Vick to curb fumbling? -
Michael Vick reiterated that new head coach Chip Kelly has taught him the proper way to hold a football. This time, he added in the extra nugget that it was something he’d never paid attention to previously.

Jenkins hoping third year is the charm | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"When we don’t get sacks, it shows in our secondary," Jenkins said. "Those guys can’t cover forever. Obviously, we’ve got to get a better pass rush and help the secondary out."

FENNO: As Redskins fullback and now Navy lieutenant, Eric Kettani worthy of salute - Washington Times
No uniform, khaki or burgundy, completely holds the 26-year-old Kettani. He spent three years on active duty, deployed aboard the frigate U.S.S. Klakring with 20-hour days and enough stress to make high-pressure situations seem normal.

How RGIII chose his new house
He didn’t like the $4.5M house, but he liked the $2.5M house that was more manageable.

Glenn Beck not impressed by RGIII’s house

The Redskins Blog | Stephanie Gives Update From Costa Rica

Redskinettes blog with pictures.

Fantasy Football Running back Categories |

A look at where various running backs should fit into your draft strategy.

McNabb and RGIII A Different Take |

The Redskins Blog | Susan ‘Anxiously Awaiting’ 2013 Calendar
Redskinettes blog with pictures.