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Daily Slop: RGIII's Offseason is key to the Redskins Rise; Should the Redskins Move on From Brandon Meriweather?

A look at the top Redskins Stories around the web


Redskins 2013 season encapsulated in one number | Comcast SportsNet Washington
According to the number crunching division at Pro Football Focus, the Redskins took just 11 percent of their offensive snaps with the lead. That is the fewest in the NFL and it’s not close. Houston was second worst in the league at 20 percent..

Redskins position outlook: specialists | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Will Redskins target Spikes? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
They might, if the price is right. There is a major need at the position as London Fletcher is retiring and Perry Riley is a free agent. The Redskins have no ready replacement for either player on the roster and a player like Spikes, who has started 39 games in his NFL career, almost has to be on their radar screen.

Could the Redskins Draft Multiple Receivers? |

A look at why the Redskins could draft multiple receivers in this draft.

Williams says Redskins' personnel decisions will be a 'team effort' | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"This is a great day," Williams said Monday on the LaVar and Dukes show on 106.7 The Fan. "It’s almost like when I came here in 1986; it’s got that same kind of feel. It’s not like a player but you know what? You’re coming back into the family and that’s what makes you feel so good about it."

What happens when you invite RGIII to your wedding?
Now me, I don’t always respond promptly to such invitations. But Griffin’s response landed in Curley’s mailbox within a week. The quarterback had checked off the "Sadly Declines" box, but wrote "Happy For You!!!!" on the response card, and included his autograph at the bottom, plus an autographed trading card.

What Redskins Needs Can Wait Till Next Year? | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Doug Williams’s role includes college and pro talent evaluation
Williams said that his role in Washington’s front office will entail talent evaluation both on the pro and college ranks, and that his duties are nearly identical to those that he handled while working with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under current Redskins general manager Bruce Allen from 2004 to 2008.

Offseason question: Should the Redskins move on from Brandon Meriweather?
Meriweather did give the Redskins some versatility. He had the ability to play either safety position, and didn’t get beat in pass coverage often. But after drawing the $42,000 fine for a hit against Green Bay and then the suspension for the hits against Chicago, he seemed to lose some of his aggression. He seemed to struggle to find a balance between playing with aggression while also avoiding putting himself and other players at risk.

Would the Redskins draft Sam? - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Michael Sam is a potential 3-4 outside linebacker who happens to be gay, and potentially the first openly gay player in the NFL. But come draft time

Robert Griffin III's offseason is key to the Washington Redskins' rise - ESPN

He took off down the field against the Minnesota Vikings and the team's broadcaster used one word to describe the moment: electrifying. That's what Ro

The Redskins Blog | Doug Williams Gave Mark Schlereth The ‘Best Piece of Advice Ever’

The Redskins Blog | London Fletcher Sees Success For McVay

Doug Williams: 'It's Great To Be Home'

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named former Super Bowl MVP Redskins quarterback Doug Williams as Personnel Executive.

Redskins Need To Restore Tradition Of Special Teams Excellence " CBS DC

As inconsistent as Washington’s offense was in 2013 and as porous as its defense was, those units were playoff-worthy compared to its horrendous special teams.

On the Clock: Mock Draft Simulator |

Updated Rankings and Team Needs!