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Daily Slop: RGIII Cleared for Week 1; Shanahan Will Address Concerns on Monday

A roundup of all the Redskins media links and news for the last 24 hours.

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Redskins vs. Buccaneers: Five storylines to follow in the preseason finale - WaPost

Dr. Andrews clears Griffin to play vs. Eagles | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I did talk to Dr. Andrews," said Mike Shanahan following the Redskins’ preseason game in Tampa. "He did talk to Robert and after talking to him. He did clear Robert to play." But Shanahan did not confirm that Griffin would start against the Eagles on Sept. 9. He noted that Andrews had "a couple of concerns" and he said that he would talk to Griffin over the weekend and that he would "let you know on Monday where we’re at."

Predicting the Redskins 53 Man Roster after 4th Preseason Game |

A look at how the 53 man roster will shake up after the 4th preseason game, including some changes among the skill position players.

Breaking down the Redskins' roster bubble | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Breaking down the Redskins Punt Return Battle |

Updated after the 4th preseason game, this is a look at why and why not each of the contenders should get the return job this year.

Three Redskins misidentified in one graphic (updated) - Bog
This is a hilarious fail.

James Andrews, RGIII and ESPN
The timeline of approvals and who said what. This is dizzying.

Jason Whitlock: RGIII ‘wants to be a Kardashian’ - Bog
There are some interesting points in here made by Whitlock.

Why the Meridian Pint tailgate at Fedex Field was canceled - Bog

Injury report: Giants RB Andre Brown says he'll be back soon - ESPN
"Somebody hit me from behind," Robinson said. "I don’t know if somebody stepped on it or fell on it. I got caught up on a tackle. I don’t think it is that serious," he added. "I will find out more tomorrow. But I know it is not broke."

Observation deck: Redskins-Buccaneers - John Keim - ESPN
Highlights from the Washington Redskins' 30-12 preseason finale win at Tampa Bay. They ended the preseason 4-0:

Breaking down the Pistol Offense |

A look at the advantages of the Redskins offensive package, and any possible limitations it presents.

Giants owner John Mara: 'It's a good settlement' on concussions - ESPN
"I think it’s a good settlement, primarily because it will help get money to people who need it much faster than had we gone through a long litigation, with appeals and discovery and everything else. It could have gone on for eight or 10 years. This hopefully will get some money to some people who could use some help."

The Redskins Blog | Players Looking Both Behind And Ahead
Post game tweets.

Evan Royster has ‘no idea’ if his performance in finale was enough to make roster
"If I was the one making the decision, I would not know what to do. I think we’ve all played well throughout the preseason and I think we’re all just getting better. Actually I’m happy that I don’t have to make this decision."

Five observations from the Redskins’ preseason finale - WaPost
Questions linger on Meriweather...

Chris Thompson makes strong bid for punt returner job - WaPost
"The punter gave me a great opportunity," he said. "So I want to thank him first of all."

Redskins May Have Steal of the Draft with Rookie CB David Amerson " CBS DC
The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.

The Redskins Blog | Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic
Video of Shanahan's post-game presser talking RGIII and Meriweather.

Antwaan Randle El plays flag football - Bog
in the four regular season games, he completed 37 of 63 passes for 597 yards, with six touchdowns and four interceptions, also playing safety and linebacker on defense.

Mo Claiborne: 'I'm ready to play now' - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Morris Claiborne did not take a snap in five preseason games, but the Dallas Cowboys’ second-year cornerback said he will 100 percent when the season opens Sept. 8 against the New York Giants.

Fan falls from escalator at Denver Broncos game - ESPN
Denver police say a fan who fell from an escalator during the Broncos' game against Arizona is being taken to a hospital.