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Daily Slop: RGIII’s Return Date Doesn’t Worry Teammates; Redskins Safety Phillip Thomas to see Specialist

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Observations from Monday’s practice at Redskins training camp

Redskins injury updates - Mon., Aug. 12 - Washington Times
Redskins safety Phillip Thomas is scheduled to visit foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte on Tuesday

Robert Griffin III practice report - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Griffin was rather honest about what he thought of the Redskins' plan, how he didn't always understand why they were taking it slower than he'd like and why, if he was feeling good, the Redskins couldn't deviate -- or alter -- the original plan. But Griffin is not a doctor, or a coach, and the team discovered last season it could not go by what he says he's feeling.

Redskins notes and observations - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Bacarri Rambo learned a lesson while playing against Tennessee on taking the proper angles and not stutter-stepping as he approaches a ball carrier, especially against one such as Chris Johnson. Monday, Rambo approached the shifty Roy Helu in the open field and though the Redskins were only in shells, he took a better angle and did not slow down en route to the ball.

RGIII and Mike Shanahan need to get on the same page |

A look at how Griffin's recent comments are being perceived and why he needs to get on the same page with his head coach.

Robert Griffin III and USAA Team Up to Salute the Military (Video)
See how military values shaped NFL Quarterback and USAA Member Robert Griffin III into the man he is today.

Film Sessions: Rex Grossman's Horrible Preseason Game Was Actually Pretty Decent
Rex Grossman's preseason opener versus the Titans wasn't nearly as bad as you think.

Adam Carriker's Keys to Washington Redskins Win Over Titans | 4th & Pain
Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll review the team's preseason opener against the Tennessee Titans.

RGIII Reveals New Hair Style at Press Conference " WPGC – 95.5
Robert Griffin III did a lot of talking about important Redskins matters at a press conference Monday, but some people in attendance were also asking questions about the quarterback's fresh hair style.

NFL Rewind- 5 Questions from the Weekend |

A look at 5 of the more interesting topics in the league right now, including where the NFC East ranks among the divisions in the NFL this year.

Redskins safety Phillip Thomas to see specialist | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Thomas, the team’s fourth round pick in April, will visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a foot and ankle specialist based in Charlotte, N.C. In the past year, Anderson has treated Pierre Garçon, Fred Davis and Roy Helu Jr.

No firm plans for practice bubble for Redskins in RVA | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—The rainstorms that led to the cancellation of two practices last week have brought up the subject of when there might be an indoor practice facility for the Bon Secours training center.

Shanahan: RG3 to go full team on Wednesday | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Barnett ready to do more in practice | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Who should be the Redskins' No. 3 QB? | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Chris Cooley could have expanded Redskins game-day role
"Actually, an interesting thing about London," Cooley said, after Larry Michael had mentioned the middle linebacker. "I was sitting in the training room today, and Robert asked him, why are you playing tonight? And London said, great players play."

Robert Griffin III’s return date doesn’t worry Redskins teammates

Brandon Meriweather has practice participation increased

Shanahan reiterates Griffin won’t play in preseason, is aiming for Week 1
"Hopefully he’s ready for the first game of the season," Shanahan said. "If there’s no setbacks, he’ll be ready. And he’s going to have to trust me there."

Rookie LB Jeremy Kimbrough to miss year with torn labrum

Should RGIII stop talking to the media? - NFL Videos
Our "NFL Total Access" crew discusses whether Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III should stop talking to the media about his disagreements with coach Mike Shanahan regarding RGIII's timetable for his return.

Kirk Cousins and the Cost of Trading for a Backup Legend - Over the Cap
What are the real and hidden costs of trading for a backup QB, such as Kirk Cousins, that you envision to be your starter

Camp Confidential: Washington Redskins - NFC East Blog - ESPN
"Rak being back makes Ryan [Kerrigan] better, makes [Stephen] Bowen better, makes the secondary better," nose tackle Barry Cofield said.

Alfred Morris: 'I'm Still Not The Starter'
Humility, thy name is Alfred Morris. Even after a sensational rookie season, the second-year back is still out to prove he deserves the starting job at running back.

NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing " CBS DC
Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

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