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Daily Slop: Nick Barnett Inching Closer Toward Making Debut; RGIII Works Against Redskins Starting Defense

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Holden Kushner Makes Pierre Garcon’s List of ‘People to Prove Wrong’ " CBS DC
For the second time in a little more than a year, Holden Kushner suggested to Pierre Garcon that he's not as fast as RGIII, only this time around, Garcon didn't take it so well. At least, we think he didn't.

Redskins’ Reed still learning | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Kyle Shanahan knew this was coming for Jordan Reed. The team’s third-round draft choice missed all of minicamp and OTAs with a quad problem. Reed did get some time in catching passes from Robert Griffin III off to the side but that’s no substitute for being in the lineup while the plays are b...

Robert Griffin III works against Washington Redskins' starting defense - ESPN
"I've done everything I can," Griffin said. "I can't say it enough times. This is all I can do, and I have to leave it in their hands."

Predicting the Redskins 53 Man Roster |

Taking a look at my current projections for the Redskins 53 man roster, through two preseason games.

Cousins, Cofield not expected to play Saturday | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Tanard Jackson hopes to get back with Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Mike Shanahan likely to play Redskins starters less than usual in third preseason game
"That’s why everybody played in the first half, or the majority of the team played in the first half last week, offensively and defensively," Shanahan said. "A couple of guys didn’t. I think Pierre [Garcon] and Alfred [Morris] were the only guys that didn’t on offense, and we took out Kirk [Cousins]. Defensively, we played the first half, so we got a lot of work in the second game, and with the short week we won’t probably play as much as we normally do in the third game, but we haven’t talked about it yet."

Griffin says Andrews told him ‘everything looks good’
"He said, ‘Stay the course. The leg looks good, looks strong. Movement looks fine,’ " Griffin said. "And I’m happy about that. I’ve done everything I can, like I said. I can’t say it enough times. This is all I can do and I have to leave it in their hands to go from here."

White doesn’t know yet how much he’ll play against Bills
"It’s more than game reps," White said. "It’s practice reps. Every time I step on the field and I get under center, it’s me on film. So I’ve got to perform to the best of my ability."

Nick Barnett inching closer toward making preseason debut
Now up to speed both in the areas of conditioning and terminology, Barnett looks forward to returning to the field and believes he can make an impact. "If they let the lion off the chain, then I’ll be out there roaming the jungle," he said before Wednesday’s practice.

Brandon Meriweather wants to play Saturday, but remains unsure

John Riggins Among 10 Former Players Suing NFL Films Over Footage
A group that includes Redskins great John Riggins filed a class-action suit in U.S. District Court to reclaim payment for the use of their names, images and likenesses from film footage they say was used on NFL Network

Kirk Cousins optimistic about right foot sprain but resigned to missing preseason - Washington Times
Every morning when I wake up and every day I go to treatment, just see how it feels, and go from there," Cousins said. "At this time in the preseason, the experience is valuable to go out there and play. But it’s also not worth risking being available and ready for later in the year when the games really do matter."

Moss: Washington Redskins' offense prepared for any QB - NFL Videos
Jeff Darlington goes one-on-one with Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss, who talks about the challenges of catching passes from three different QBs.

Redskins Adjust To Expanded Facility | Redskins Journal
"We’ve got a gourmet chef now," Orakpo said Wednesday. "All we’re missing is the host when we first get down there. But it’s great. It’s great to have this food here, man."

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett experimenting with view from the box

Neild Healthy, Ready To Be 'Next Man Up'
Washington Redskins NT Chris Neild is fully recovered from an ACL tear that robbed him of last season. If starter Barry Cofield is unable to start this Saturday, Neild ready to be the Next Man Up.

Redskins' pass rush due for improvement, looks good so far - Washington Times
Washington struggled to consistently put pressure on opposing quarterbacks last year, finishing tied for 23rd in the NFL last season with just 32 sacks. That was down from 41 in 2011.

Fantasy Football 16 Team PPR Mock Draft |