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Daily Slop: Jay Gruden Wants RGIII to be Himself; Sean McVay Will Coach Quarterbacks

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Need to Know: Five free agents the Redskins are unlikely to sign | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, January 22, 48 days before NFL free agency starts. Nickel coverage Here are five free agents the Redskins are very unlikely to sign: 1.

Redskins Coaching Staff Taking Shape -

Redskins’ regime change points spotlight at Scott Campbell, who helps pick players - The Washington Post
"Nothing changes for me and Morocco as far as what we’re doing or how we’ve done our work," Campbell said, referring to his top assistant, Morocco Brown, who oversees pro talent evaluation. "We’re doing the same work that we’ve always been doing as far as preparation and providing to the coaches and staff. But most of them haven’t gotten into any personnel meetings. But I feel good about the staff Jay [Gruden] is putting together and how that bodes for us."

Washington Redskins Running Backs Least Of Jay Gruden’s Concerns " CBS DC
As long as Alfred Morris and Darrel Young remain healthy, the Redskins‘ running game should as well. In fact, it's the least of the team's concerns.

Polumbus Seems to Have Really Enjoyed Playing in Seattle " CBS DC
Tyler Polumbus is the only Redskins player to have also played for Seattle and Denver, and joined Grant and Danny for a little compare and contrast, but seemed to get stuck on how great Seattle is. Seriously, listen to how great Seattle sounds.

Jay Gruden doesn’t want to do ‘Hard Knocks’

Jay Gruden wants RG III to be himself - NFC East Blog - ESPN
"I worked with Andy Dalton for three years in Cincinnati, and built a foundation of concepts and protections that I think worked well with him," Gruden told MMQB. "With Robert, we’ll obviously use his skill set differently. When it comes to the quarterback position, my job is to make him comfortable and productive. I’m not going to try to turn RG3 into Andy Dalton or Drew Brees. He isn’t them. They’re not him. I would be foolish to try to turn RG3 into a pocket passer. It would be foolish. The way he is as a runner, we have to take advantage of that. He strikes fear into defensive coordinators when he runs outside. I’m going to let him be himself."

Redskins, Seahawks took different paths - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Pete Carroll and Mike Shanahan started new jobs in the same offseason. Four years later Carroll is in the Super Bowl; Shanahan is unemployed. Why did

RG3 helping to recruit Snoop Lion's son to Baylor | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Sean McVay on the 2014 Redskins offense

Sean McVay will coach quarterbacks while Jay Gruden calls plays | ProFootballTalk
The Redskins promoted Sean McVay from tight ends coach to offensive coordinator last week, a move that represented a big promotion for the 27-year old assistant. As it turns out, he won't be taking on all the responsibilities typically associated with the coordinator job.

NFL clamping down on re-sale of $500 Super Bowl tickets | ProFootballTalk
At a time when the NFL is facing periodic criticism for not making Super Bowl tickets available to fans, the NFL plans to take new steps to ensure that, as to a specific chunk of Super Bowl tickets made specifically available to fans, the fans that buy them will use them -- and not turn a profit on ...

Numb to Violence? Fans, Maybe, but Not Players -
Fans at home run the risk of being desensitized to football’s endless stream of injuries, but safety issues seem to have made players more compassionate toward one another.

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