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Daily Slop: Ryan Kerrigan Warm to Pro Bowl Changes; Redskins put Brakes on Meriweather's Return

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Need to Know: Redskins, RG3 near next phase | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 5, three days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Starting the next phase The Redskins are transitioning into the second stage of their training camp.

The Other RG3: Grossman Back as Redskins’ 3rd QB " CBS DC
RG3 wishes he had been the first to put a Roman numeral on the back of his uniform.

Redskins Ask Referees How to Better Protect RGIII " CBS DC
RGIII and Mike Shanahan peppered the men in stripes with questions when NFL officials made their annual presentation at Washington Redskins training camp, the quarterback and coach trying to get clarity on how the franchise player can protect himself.

Offensive Line An Early Question Mark |

A look at how injuries and ineffectiveness as turned the offensive line into a question mark at the start of training camp.

Redskins taking it slow with RB Thompson | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins put brakes on Meriweather's return | Comcast SportsNet Washington

How Chris Cooley got cut by the Redskins

First Depth Chart Doesn't Tell Much of Teams Plans |

A look at the team's first depth chart and a few notes on what to take from it.

Redskins’ kick-return battle is wide open entering preseason opener
"We’ve got a lot of speed back there — a lot of guys that are faster than me and I’m not afraid to admit that," Paul said Friday when asked about the preseason battle for the kick return spot.

Redskins training camp: Positives and negatives so far
There are plenty of tests still to come, with Griffin poised to be allowed to participate in full-team drills perhaps as soon as within another week or so, but to this point he seems on course to being ready to play in the opening regular season game.

Redskins eager for preseason opener
"We’re tired of hitting each other," linebacker Brian Orakpo said. "I’m tired of going against Trent [Williams] and the tackles here and they’re tired of going against us, the outside ‘backers." The Redskins open the preseason Thursday night at Tennessee.

Trent Williams on wrist injury: "There’s no need to worry"
"It’s my first time wearing full pads since I’ve been in the NFL at a practice. I mean, no big deal, we’re football players," Williams said. "It’s definitely going to be good hitting somebody with a different color jersey on. We see each other all day everyday, have to wrestle with each other all day."

Observations from Saturday’s practice at Redskins training camp

Sophomore Success or Slump For RG3, Luck and Wilson? |

A look at what to expect from the three sophomore quarterbacks this season.

Redskins training camp observations - Sat., Aug. 2 - Washington Times
The energetic session included players wearing game pants and the newly-required thigh and knee pads. Rookie cornerback David Amerson earned coaches’ praise during one-on-one drills. Cornerback Chase Minnifield appears healthy, and he’s competing at a high level. The kicking competition featured seven field-goal attempts by each kicker.

Redskins injury updates - Sat., Aug. 3 - Washington Times
Strong safety Brandon Meriweather said he hopes to "get a couple plays" in team drills Monday following a week-long absence from them. Coach Mike Shanahan did not commit to allowing that.

Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan warm to Pro Bowl changes - Washington Times
Starting with the 2014 game, it’s no longer a matchup of teams representing the two conferences. Instead, voting by fans, coaches and players will determine Pro Bowl rosters without regard to conference. The two leading vote getters will serve as captains and pick teams.

Daniel Jeremiah: 'It's like a rock star atmosphere with RGIII' - NFL Videos
Daniel Jeremiah has the latest on the status of Robert Griffin III from Washington Redskins training camp.

Why the Redskins' Pierre Garcon opted against foot surgery - ESPN
I have lots of stuff left in my notebook from the time I spent at Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles training camp last week, not to mention

Training Camp Notes: Day 9 | Redskins Journal

Mike Shanahan tells fan-day crowd that Redskins camp in Richmond has been ‘fantastic’

Keith Burns takes over Redskins’ special teams - The Washington Post
T.C Williams High grad Keith Burns takes over the Redskins’ special teams after six years in Denver.

Players 'Inspired' By Redskins Fan Showing
From rookies to seasoned veterans, every member of the Washington Redskins roster was touched by the outpouring of support from fans on Saturday and looks to carry it into the 2013 season.

Redskins Surpass 100,000 At Richmond Camp
With 25,000 fans in attendance at Fan Appreciation Day, the inaugural Richmond Training Camp at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center surpasses 100,000 total fans.

Art Donovan, hall of fame defensive tackle for Baltimore Colts, dies at age 88 | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: Art Donovan was probably better known for his funny stories about playing in the NFL than actually playing in the NFL. It might say something about how good of a storyteller Donovan was that he overshadowed his own … Continue reading →

NFL season kicks off as Cowboys beat Dolphins in the Hall of Fame game | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: During Sunday's Hall of Fame game, there were missed blocks, fumbles, and many passes that were either terribly thrown or dropped when they were on target. Many of the Cowboys and Dolphins who played a majority of the snaps won't …