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Daily Slop: 4 Redskins Change Jersey Numbers; Over Half of Defensive Starters Are Free Agents after 2013

Redskins media links roundup.

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Watch Rob Jackson Sack Two Bucs At Once On An Infinite Loop | Mr. Irrelevant

Moss, Morgan join Thompson as punt returner candidates
"Chris is definitely a top candidate as well as Santana and Josh Morgan," Shanahan said. "Those are our three candidates going into the game."

Breaking down the Cover 0 Blitz |

A look at how Jim Haslett's Cover 0 Blitz can benefit the Redskins defense and what risks are involved.

Redskins practice notes: Meriweather sits - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The offensive captains: quarterback Robert Griffin III and left tackle Trent Williams. The defensive captains: linebacker London Fletcher and nose tackle Barry Cofield.

RGIII, Redskins players in costume for ‘Island’ theme party - DC Sports Bog
Great pics in here.

Kirk Cousins says sprained right foot is improving
"I got a lot of work in today and I felt pretty good," Cousins said. "I’m going to continue to get better as the week goes on."

Predicting the Redskins 2013 Team Leaders |

A breakdown of the projected statistical team leaders for the Redskins and what they might be able to accomplish.

Philadelphia Eagles: RGIII Bringing ‘A’ Game to MNF, ‘So Are We’ " CBS DC
Eagles cornerback Carry Williams: 'RG3 is a great player... He's going to bring his 'A' game. So are we. We're going to find out what those guys are about.'

Pat White calls making Redskins’ roster a ‘joy and pleasure’
(On scout team as Vick): He’s gonna give us a great look," Shanahan said. "He’s amazing at what he can do with the zone-read. He’s been out for a while and for him to execute like he did, as quick as he did, tells me a lot about Pat. But he’ll give us a great look this week."

Four Redskins Players Change Jersey Numbers -
Rambo is now 24 and Chris Thompson is 25. Brandon Jenkins 51.

Special teams clinch roster spot for Murphy | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Shanahan: "When he has played the corner position, he’s played it well. He’s got speed, he’s got size and he’s been dominating on special teams."

T. Jackson decision could take some time | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Then IF he gets reinstated and IF the Redskins decide to take a chance and give him a shot and IF he is in shape and IF they decide he’s a better option than what they have on the roster, he might then return to the field. So we probably have a while to go and, as outlined above, a lot of ifs to navigate.

2013 Week 1 Power Rankings |

A look at where each team stands as the season is about to kick-off.

Option could neutralize Eagles' Cole | Comcast SportsNet Washington
One of those players adjusting to a new position will be Trent Cole, who is going from right defensive end to right outside linebacker.

Orakpo, Redskins will face improved Eagles’ O-line | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
We don’t know how much of an effect Chip Kelly’s new scheme will have on the Eagles’ offense. It could boom, it could bust. But one advantage Kelly will have over what Andy Reid last year is a solid pair of bookend tackles.

Cofield restructures contract | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Cofield agreed to restructure his contract in order to give the Redskins some more cap space. According to the Washington Post, he reduced his 2013 salary from $4.05 million down to $840,000 and he will receive $3.21 million as a bonus. Since the team can spread the bonus amount over the remaining four years of his contract. The restructure reduces Cofield’s cap number from $6.3 million to about $3.9 million, a reduction of $2.4 million.

Redskins' Meriweather misses practice | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Meriweather has been attempting to work his way back from surgery on his right ACL. Now, he’s also battling a "tight" groin muscle after making his preseason debut in Tampa on Thursday night.

More Than Half Washington Redskins Defensive Starters In Contract Year " CBS DC
What do London Fletcher, DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, Perry Riley and Josh Wilson have in common? They don't have a contract next season.

Danny Watkins - Miami Dolphins - 2013 Player Profile -
Dolphins signed OG Danny Watkins to a one-year contract. Watkins was cut by the Eagles on Saturday, taking rumors that he doesn't like to play football with him

Drew Storen totally understands RGIII-mania - Bog

DeMarco Murray not thinking about 2012 - NFC East Blog - ESPN
IRVING, Texas -- DeMarco Murray ran for more than 100 yards in a game just once last season. It came against the New York Giants in the season opener,

RGIII talks with fellow military brats via USAA: