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Daily Slop: E.J. Biggers feels right at home with 'Skins; Will the Redskins Avoid 'the Curse' in 2013?

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Jarvis Jenkins aims to be more disruptive in 2013
"I wouldn’t say there’s a certain number," Jenkins said, "[but] I did leave a lot of sacks out there. They put me in a great position to get sacks and I should’ve capitalized on them. I’m going into this season not making the same mistakes. Obviously, we don’t get sacks, but we do have situations where we do, and I have to take advantage of that."

Giants’ Safety Antrel Rolle ‘Not Eager’ to See RGIII Again " CBS DC
Antrel Rolle, of Redskins' NFC East foe New York Giants, dished it out against the rest of the division in an interview Tuesday, and for the Cowboys, it was 'hard-hitting,' but the safety sincerely had nothing but good things to say about Robert Griffin III.

E.J. Biggers feels right at home with Redskins
"From Day 1 – I’ve been telling everybody this – from Day 1, it’s felt like I’ve been here all five years," said Biggers, who is competing for a key role in Washington’s defensive back rotation. "I’ve got the chance to play in a familiar system, with a great, loose position coach, great coordinator and head coach, and with a great group of guys. I’m real comfortable."

Last Year's Injury Report Could be an Ominous Sign For the Redskins |

A look at how Redskins players recovering from injuries in 2012 fared last season.

Riggo, Joe Gibbs and Don Breaux fishing

Will the Redskins avoid 'the curse' in 2013? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
From 2002 to 2011, there were 29 instances of a team doing what the Redskins did from 2011 to 2012—post a record of 7-9 or worse in one season and follow that up with 10 wins or more the next year. In 26 of those instances, the teams won nine or fewer games the next year.

Pierre Garçon hopes for full health in '13 | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"You can’t set expectations number-wise because one week they can double-team you, or all year they can double-team you," Garçon said. "They’ll say you had a bad year, but you’re getting double-teamed or triple-teamed or defenses are keying on you. It’s just about winning. If I can get other guys open and we win championships, then everybody is happy."

Why the Redskins Should be Concerned About Jordan Reed | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The Redskins drafted Florida tight end Jordan Reed in the 3rd round in part to be an insurance policy for Fred Davis, who was recovering from his Achilles

Redskins GM Bruce Allen mourns death of 'big brother' Deacon Jones - Washington Times
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen seems happiest whenever he has occasion to regale listeners with tales of that time in his life. And no subject pleases him more than his relationship with Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones, who died Monday at age 74.

Need to Know: Gibbs only 9th best? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 4, 51 days before Redskins start training camp. Gibbs comes in ninth Joe Gibbs came in ninth on ESPN’s list of the greatest NFL coaches. I suspect that many Redskins fans will take issue with this ranking. Gibbs 12-season run as head coach of the Redskins from 1981 to 1992 is the greatest era in the history of the team and is among the best for any team ever....

Need to Know: Deacon Jones was a force - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 5, 50 days before Redskins start training camp. Jones was a force If you are drawing up an all-time NFL team and you don’t have Deacon Jones at defensive end you are doing it wrong. There can be debate at many positions, most of them in fact. But Jones is to the defense what Jerry Rice is to offense. You write both of them down with a Sharpie and...

Redskins are stable but aging - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The 2012 NFC East champion Redskins are returning 21 of their 22 starters. The good side of this is that all of the starters know the system. They are spending their time prior to the start of the season refining techniques and chemistry, not learning the basic plays. However, there is a possible downside to the Redskins’ stability. Their starters are now a year older than they were last year. According to ESPN blogger Mike Sando, the Redskins have the...

Jerry Jones may be doing Jason Garrett a favor - ESPN
So yeah, the news out of Valley Ranch on Tuesday is that Dallas Cowboys offensive line coach Bill Callahan, who also already held the title of offens

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul undergoes back surgery, played through epidural shots in 2012 | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is undergoing back surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. According to Schefter, the procedure is being performed by Dr. Robert Watkins, the same back surgeon who will operate on …

Random notes around the NFCE: Cowboys "draft board value," DeSean fires Drew, Reuben Randle’s added reps, and Jarvis Jenkins – Blogging the bEast

Fantasy Football Philosophies 101 |

-A look at some key philosophies to keep in mind when building your team.