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Daily Slop: Jim Haslett Likes Bashaud Breeland's Aggressiveness; Robert Griffin III Focused On Final Two Games

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Washington Redskins wake-up call - ESPN
Three areas of interest to watch for the Washington Redskins

Redskins' Jim Haslett likes Bashaud Breeland's aggressiveness - ESPN
Jim Haslett didn't have an issue with Bashaud Breeland's penalties Sunday during the Redskins' loss at the New York Giants.

Gruden likes the Redskins 'core' of players | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"The players that are here right now, they have all shown promise of being good, solid core NFL football players," said Gruden. "We just have got to get more out of them. I think they are working yard. A lot of guys have stepped up in a situation they were not expected to step up in with the injuries."

5 Takeaways: Dec. 17 Jay Gruden Presser
Here’s five takeaways from Redskins head coach Jay Gruden’s Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, press conference at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va.

Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles preview - ESPN
Washington Redskins' performance hasn't gone their way since last meeting with Philadelphia Eagles, who are in must-win position

Need to Know: NFL says two penalties on Breeland should not have been called | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 18, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Philadelphia Eagles. Three and out— 1. With the early game this week the Redskins are going to make up for lost time.

Robert Griffin III Focused On Final Two Games
Quarterback Robert Griffin III said he is focused on winning games and improving over the final two weeks of the season against the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys.

Report: Vick says playing for Skins would be a dream come true | Comcast SportsNet Washington

"I'm open to playing for anybody that wants to win,'' Vick said. "But obviously, going back home, I mean, that'll be a dream come true. But I would hate to get my hopes up for something that wouldn't happen. So I can't even think about it right now."

Redskins Injury Report: 12-17-2014

Todd McShay's first mock has Washington Redskins going defense - ESPN

Anyway, here’s McShay said of Ray: "The Redskins need a lot of help on defense, and in particular could use a legit pass-rusher with Brian Orakpo unable to stay healthy and Trent Murphy currently starting opposite Ryan Kerrigan. Ray would help immediately. I studied the Missouri defense on tape a lot during last season's draft process, and it was Ray who jumped out on tape as the most talented player on a front that included Kony Ealy and Michael Sam. He is an absolutely relentless pass-rusher who is tough, aggressive, can bend the end and has an explosive first step. He's also versatile and has improved his ability to convert speed to power."

SNYDER: Robert Griffin III, Jay Gruden saga to take yet another turn - Washington Times

If the star and director can't get on the same page heading into the offseason, there's little hope they'll ever produce a hit together. But don't be surprised if there's another take next year.

Redskins' DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon try to stay upbeat during frustrating season - Washington Times

Washington's star receiver duo has not been heavily involved in the offense this season as the team has cycled through three quarterbacks. "They're frustrated. I think deservedly so," Andre Roberts said.