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Daily Slop: Redskins Said to be Intent on Signing Brian Orakpo to Extension; Did the Redskins Rush RG3 Back?

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Need to Know: Still an important role for Cousins - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Cousins not totally left out In training camp Kirk Cousins will be the football equivalent of someone who is all dressed up with nowhere to go. The Redskins’ backup quarterback was prepared to lead the team through training camp and perhaps into the regular season while Robert Griffin III rehabbed his reconstructed right knee. But with Griffin’s announcement yesterday that...

Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins no lock for preseason, sources say - ESPN
Despite Robert Griffin III being cleared to participate in training camp, it still would be a major surprise if he played in a preseason game this summer based on Mike Shanahan's coaching history and the thoughts of some in the Redskins organization.

Washington Redskins Special Teams: New Coach, Plenty of Familiar Faces " CBS DC
The Washington Redskins have a new special teams coach in Keith Burns, but the unit is hardly starting over. Many players are returning.

5 Training Camp Questions: Offense |

A look at the five most pressing questions facing the Redskins offense this training camp.

Redskins Lombardi Trophies Will be on Display at the Science Museum of Virginia

Film Sessions: Hitting The Quarterback Is A Stupid Way to Stop the Read-Option

Did the Redskins rush RG3 back? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Did the Redskins bring back Robert Griffin III too soon? Mike Shanahan has noted on a few occasions, most recently during the Redskins’ OTAs in June, that the usual recovery time for an injury such as the one his quarterback suffered is seven to nine months. When Griffin said that he thought that being ready for training camp was "without a doubt" a realistic goal, Shanahan was quick to apply the brakes. "From the beginning they have talked about the...

Is Orakpo primed for a big season? | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins said to be intent on signing Brian Orakpo to extension

Robert Griffin III to participate in 7-on-7 drills - NFL Videos
NFL Network's Jeff Darlington gives the latest on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III after he tweeted he has been cleared to play.

Ten Questions: The Passing Game | Redskins Journal

Washington Redskins training camp: Reed Doughty ready for familiar challenge - The Washington Post
Redskins again add safeties who could threaten Doughty's job, but he usually finds a way to make the team.

Alfred Morris’s success with the Redskins is more than just a product of the zone read - The Washington Post
ANALYSIS | Threat posed by RGIII was only partially responsible for rookie back’s 1,613-yard debut.

How will RG3 be 'eased in'? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
So, the months of speculation are over—almost. Robert Griffin III said today via Twitter that the doctors have said that his right knee has healed to the point where they have cleared him to practice. He also said that the coaches will "ease me in". Exactly what is meant by that is anyone’s guess. We do know that it means that Griffin will not go on the physically unable to perform list. There was speculation that Griffin might start the...

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Griffin III Sets Standard With Quick Return
Robert Griffin III is cleared to practice with the team on Thursday in Richmond, just 200 days after suffering a torn ACL and LCL in the Wild Card round of the playoffs.

Progress but no deal yet between NFL, players’ union on HGH testing

Video: Is Jason Garrett's job safe? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate Jerry Jones' comments that Jason Garrett is not on the hot seat.