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Daily Slop: Barry Cofield Aims to Spur Redskins Defense to Elite Level; Meriweather Still Recovering From ACL

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Redskins training camp observations - Thu., Aug. 1 - Washington Times
Thursday afternoon's padded practice was the most intense, physical and competitive session of camp. It included work on what Mike Shanahan called the "turbo offense" – no huddle, hurry-up situations. Also, players hit all the way to the end. Quarterback Robert Griffin III moved smoothly during agility drills.

Redskins injury updates - Thu., Aug. 1 - Washington Times
Safety Brandon Meriweather sat out team drills Thursday for the fourth straight day, an inauspicious trend as he tries to come back from December surgery to reconstruct the ACL in his right knee.

Training Camp Notes: Day 7 | Redskins Journal

Observations from Thursday’s practice at Redskins training camp

Redskins 2013 Fantasy Outlook |

A breakdown of how the Redskins could look in fantasy football this year.

Sean Taylor Will be in Madden 25 as Top 25 Player in Madden History
Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor will be featured in the upcoming video game, Madden 25 as one of the Top 25 players in Madden history.

Rich Eisen on RGIII: ‘I Just Love Everything About Him’ " CBS DC
NFL Network's Rich Eisen spoke passionately of RGIII Thursday, highlighting each quality causing him to "love everything about him," while also laying out what it will take for the Redskins to get past the Giants and Cowboys in the NFC East.

Trent Williams practices despite wrist injury | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Competition for kick returner set to heat up | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins teammates react to Ryan Kerrigan’s commercial

Evan Royster battles for a spot in the backfield
"I want to be on this team and I want to play," Royster said following Thursday’s morning walk-through. "So I’m going to come out here to compete and do my best all the time, no matter what the situation is."

Barry Cofield aims to spur Redskins’ defense to elite level
"My goal is to be the best nose tackle in the league," Cofield says. "Anything less than that, I’d be disappointed."

Redskins players say they won’t be mindful of Riley Cooper’s racial slur when they face Eagles
"That’s not going to be what’s on our mind," Hall said. "It’s not like we’re going to go out there and try to do something about that. We’re going to be excited about playing a Monday night game, playing a prime-time game. That’s what we’ll be focused on."

Redskins’ Tyler Polumbus tries to hold off the competition at right tackle - The Washington Post
Tony Pashos, Jeremy Trueblood vying for Redskins' right tackle role with 2012 starter Tyler Polumbus.

Need to Know: Meriweather still recovering from ACL - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins have had seven days of training camp practices and Brandon Meriweather has participated in very few of them. Although the starting strong safety often dresses in pads, he usually can be found in an area off to the side called the drill field, working out with other walking wounded such as...

Washington Redskins 2013 Video Schedule (Video) -

Is Barnett Fletcher's successor? - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—Was Nick Barnett brought in to be London Fletcher’s successor? First, let’s establish that we don’t know for sure if Fletcher is going to go anywhere next year. He has not addressed the issue of retirement and he probably won’t do so until after the season is over. But Fletcher will be 39 by the time next season starts. The two-year contract he signed with the Redskins in 2012 expires after this season. At some point he will hang it...

Brian Orakpo's return could transform Redskins' defense - Washington Times
When the Redskins beat Dallas on Dec. 30 to win the NFC East, many players dressed and filed out of the locker room as if it were any old victory. Not Orakpo. He shouted and cheered a title he was not on the field to help win.

Camp Diary: Rookie Safety Bacarri Rambo
What's up Redskins fans, this is rookie safety Bacarri Rambo. Over the next three weeks, I'll give you a special look inside at my first Redskins training camp.