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Daily Slop: Jordan Reed Says he's Healthy but Rusty; Rookie Brandon Jenkins Aims to Bolster Redskins Pass Rush

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Need to Know: Baby steps for RG3 today | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 14, five days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. A big step for Griffin First he said it on Twitter: There is no friction. There is an understanding between coach and player. That is all.

Observations from Tuesday’s practice at Redskins training camp
Wide Receiver Josh Morgan was carted off to the locker room with cramps in his legs after practice. Morgan was doing a TV interview up on the TV tent hill here at the facility and trainers were summoned. Morgan was helped onto a cart and he then laid down and rode down the hill and to the facility’s back door.

Training Camp Notes: Day 14 | Redskins Journal

5 Replacements for Phillip Thomas |

A look at the top 5 free agent safeties that the Redskins could consider to replace Phillip Thomas this season.

Robert Griffin III report - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
And then Griffin’s dad gets back into the mix. One reason this story has remained alive is the occasional quotes from his dad that certainly seem to question the coaching staff. Like this one from the latest issue of GQ Magazine: "I will not tell Coach Shanahan how to do any part of his job," he says, "because he’s been doing this for a long time." But: "You tell a kid that you want him to be there for fourteen years, guess what? Historical data will tell you that the more he runs, the more subject he is to career injury," the elder Griffin said. "You name one quarterback out there that would rather run the football than throw the football and I’ll show you a loser."

RGIII’s Comments Put Alleged Shanahan Rift to Bed " CBS DC
As we in the media are known to do, especially in today’s 24-7 news cycle, we blew the alleged rift between Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan so out of proportion that the quarterback felt compelled to address it Tuesday for a second straight day.

The Redskins Blog | Imitating Read-Option Only 53 Days Ahead

5 Early Redskins Camp Questions |

A look at five questions that have come out of the first part of training camp/preseason.

Exclusive Details on Redskins Park Renovations; Tebow’s Rough Start; Carriker’s Weight Lifting Tip | 4th & Pain
A jam-packed Football Tuesday begins with exclusive behind-the-scenes details on the renovations at Redskins Park. Can you say team logo on fire?! Plus, Tim Tebow's rough start and a Pumping Iron Tip with Adam Carriker.

Redskins’ Darrel Young Makes Week 1 Guarantee " CBS DC
"I guarantee I’ll be ready for week 1," Young replied. "No restrictions."

Rookie Phillip Thomas Will Miss Entire 2013 Season

McNabb has strong words for RG3 | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Now it appears McNabb finds Griffin's move to turn him down a foolish one, and the former Eagles QB thinks the younger Griffin may be a victim of brainwash. Seriously, Donovan McNabb suggested RG3 might be brainwashed by Redskins brass. "It's a shame," McNabb said on his radio show McNabb and Malone, speaking of RG3's reluctance to schedule a meeting. "Over there in Washington, [Griffin's] getting brainwashed. "

Rookie Brandon Jenkins aims to bolster Redskins' pass rush | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins' Reed says he's healthy but rusty | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"If there is no setback after today and he keeps practicing throughout the week, there is no reason that he shouldn’t play," said Mike Shanahan when asked if He thought Reed would face Pittsburgh.

This Redskins fan is more devoted to his team than you could ever hope to be | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: The Washington Redskins fanbase is in danger of running away with the Most Obsessed title before the season even begins. We've already brought you the stories of fans who bought RG3 everything on his wedding registry, the obsessive with eight … Continue reading →

The improvements at Redskins Park

Pierre Garcon donating football uniforms to three area high schools

Devery Henderson set to rejoin Redskins

Former rivals Jamison, Thompson team up in backfield
A few years ago, both were northern Florida high school standouts: Thompson was juking through defenses for perennial league champion Madison County, while Jamison was overpowering opponents at powerhouse Bolles. Their teams, both ranked among Florida’s best each year, collided almost annually in the state playoffs.

Rookie David Amerson nursing sprained thumb
Rookie cornerback David Amerson sprained his left thumb during a play during Monday afternoon’s practice and will wear a supportive brace, but doesn’t see his injury as serious.

Pat White Is The Perfect Redskins Preseason Hall Of Famer | Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram

Redskins report: Practice observations - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Running back Alfred Morris continues to have a quiet camp, but the qualities that made him good last season remain visible: the body lean, the lowering of the shoulder pads, the quick cuts. I’m curious to see him in a game (regular season mostly) just to see how different he is as a runner.

Redskins rookie report: Jordan Reed - NFC East Blog - ESPN
How to run routes in the NFL. Reed has quick feet in and out of breaks, which leads to separation. But he’s still learning how to run with more patience and also to the proper depth -- and why that’s important.

Undrafted Rookie Nick Williams Trying To Find A Fit | Redskins Journal

RG3's candor appreciated, but Mike Shanahan's approach is best - Washington Times
Dear RG3, we like it that you say what's on your mind and you do so diplomatically. You aren't a clod about it. Please don't lose that trait. Just cool it for the rest of this preseason.