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Daily Slop: Crawford Hopes to win Punt Return job; Moss Says Garcon’s Confidence in Redskins Offense is Justified

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Redskins Perry Riley Quietly On the Verge of Becoming Elite Linebacker " CBS DC
Washington Redskins linebacker Perry Riley is quietly on the verge of becoming an elite player after three seasons in the NFL.

Amerson Settles Into Redskins Camp with High Profile Role, Fancy Socks " CBS DC
Rookie cornerback David Amerson is making a statement at Washington Redskins training camp. A fashion statement. With his socks.

Griffin Getting More Snaps at Training Camp " CBS DC
Robert Griffin III is getting more work at Washington Redskins training camp.

Redskins' Shanahan relishes rainy practice | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Part II of Q & A with an Orthopedic Surgeon on RGIII |

My second part of an Q&A session with a leading sports Surgeon on the injury risk factors for RGIII this season.

Part III of Q & A with an Orthopedic Surgeon on RGIII |

Final part of my Q&A with Dr. Geier, looking at what the Redskins can do to limit Griffin's exposure and how can a brace help or hurt Griffin this year.

Wednesday practice report: RG3 edition - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—We’re in Day 6 of training camp and after a while the regular practice reports, while they are fun to do, all start to sound alike. So I thought I’d do something different today—focus on one player. It would have to be someone who would do enough during practice to fill up a whole post. I had to come up with a player who almost everyone would want to read about, one with sufficient interest to get people to read...

Need to Know: Redskins playing with less than a full deck - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 1, seven days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Redskins short handed but have enough to get by According to the NFL, the Redskins have 90 players on their roster. But truth be told they are working with fewer than that. The dropped from officially having 90 to having 89 yesterday when the put running back Tristan Davis on the Exempt/Left Squad list. Davis went to...

Crawford hopes to win punt return job | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins' Minnifield chasing a roster spot | Comcast SportsNet Washington

James Brown on Cowboys fans in D.C.
"I am going to ask Pastor Solomon to conduct a healing service as soon as he possibly can here in Redskins territory," Brown said. "That’s amazing. You know, I say that because Jerry Jones is a friend of mine, and he has talked about how the Washington D.C. area has more Cowboy fans per capita than any other city in the country. That’s a shame, as far as I’m concerned."

Perry Riley says he could handle increased responsibility
Riley would remain at his linebacker spot – the "Jack" linebacker. But part of what makes Fletcher’s job at the "Mike" linebacker difficult is needing to know not only his responsibility, but everyone else’s. It’s part of the job description, but it’s also something Fletcher excels at doing, thanks to his study habits.

Observations from Wednesday’s practice at Redskins training camp
Josh Wilson recorded one of Griffin’s two interceptions, cutting in front of Niles Paul near the goal line to snag the pass. Richard Crawford came up with the other after covering a sideline route run by Aldrick Robinson and wrestling the ball away from the receiver just as the two fell to the ground.

Nick Barnett Signs one Year Deal With Redskins

Redskins host 250 high school coaches at camp for safety seminar

Moss says Garcon’s confidence in Redskins’ offense is justified

Darryl Tapp adjusting to new role in opportunity with boyhood team

Phillip Thomas says he’s catching on to Redskins’ defense

Redskins training camp observations - Wed., July 31 - Washington Times
On a rainy day, Robert Griffin III continued to work on rhythm and understanding with receivers. Strong safeties Phillip Thomas and Reed Doughty broke up deep passes. Backup right tackle Tony Pashos tries to compensate for slow feet with a powerful punch and long reach.

Redskins injury updates - Wed., July 31 - Washington Times
Ten players watched the Redskins' afternoon session without wearing pads

Training Camp Notes: Day 6 | Redskins Journal

Healthy again, Redskins tight end Fred Davis aims for a big year - The Washington Post
Fred Davis could have left this offseason, but chose to return to the only team he’s played for because he saw big potential.

Kai Forbath looks to avoid sophomore jinx

FENNO: Chase Minnifield practices patience in unforgiving NFL - Washington Times
Robert Griffin III, owner of Washington's most talked-about joint, isn't the only man in Redskins camp returning from two ACL tears in the same knee.

Chase Minnifield: 'My Game Is Physical'
Second-year CB Chase Minnifield lacks no confidence or physicality early in his first NFL training camp, showing that his confidence is high and his knee is healthy.

Camp Diary: Rookie Safety Phillip Thomas
Hey Redskins Nation, this is rookie safety Phillip Thomas. Over the next three weeks, I'll provide you with a behind-the-scenes look at my first Redskins training camp, from my perspective.

Michael Vick defends Riley Cooper after Vick’s brother Marcus put a ‘bounty on Riley’s head’ | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Riley Cooper, the Philadelphia Eagles receiver who apologized for using a racial slur that was caught on video, had a bounty put on him by Michael Vick's brother, although the Eagles quarterback was defensive of his teammate. Marcus Vick...

PAT's and FG's...Let's Kick It! |

A look at why kickers can be very important to your fantasy success, and a look at who might be the steal of the kicker class!