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Daily Slop: Kirk Cousins has Lasik Surgery to Improve his Game; Should the Redskins re-sign Jackson and Tapp?

A look at the top Redskins stories around the web


Haslett commends RG3's leadership | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins free agent fits: Offensive tackle | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Best fit: Anthony Collins, Bengals. Although the 6-5, 315-pounder has spent the majority of his six seasons in Cincinnati as a backup, he’s been pressed into the starting lineup 25 times, including 12 starts at right tackle from 2008-12 and eight starts at left tackle last season. He hasn’t allowed a sack since Week 4 of the 2009 season, a span of over 700 pass block plays, according to And, oh yeah, Collins knows the Redskins’ new boss pretty well.

Fanspeak Washington Redskins Draft Board: First Look |

A start to the Redskins Draft Board this year ranking players by rounds. This list will be added to over the coming weeks.

Stay or go? Wide receiver Josh Morgan | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Is tagging Orakpo a better move than a long-term deal? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Some notable websites are weighing in who teams might/should tag as their franchise players and two of them agree that the Redskins are likely to designate Brian Orakpo in that category. Our corporate cousins at Pro Football Talk don’t think that the situation requires much thought.

Skins Next Two Corners? | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Offseason question: Should the Redskins re-sign Jackson and Tapp?
Jackson served as a key contributor in 2012 when Orakpo missed all but two games with injury, but had only a limited impact in 2013 with Orakpo healthy again. Tapp, meanwhile, dressed for 11 games but saw only limited action as he played behind Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan.

Quick Takes: Washington Redskins' defense and O-line - ESPN
• The Redskins won't have a tough time replacing London Fletcher's 2013 production; he did not have a strong season. But replacing his leade

Terrell Suggs' deal shouldn't lessen Brian Orakpo's - ESPN
This was not supposed to be Brian Orakpo Day on the blog, but that’s what it turned into. Not only is there discussion about whether or not he s

Redskins’ Cousins won’t be going anywhere

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has lasik surgery to improve his game | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: If Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is traded this offseason, he will have a better view of the opposition. Cousins, who recently said he was open to a trade, underwent lasik surgery earlier this week, according to He previously … Continue reading →

The Redskins Blog | Haslett: Work Atmosphere Is ‘Awesome’

B-Mitch: 'My Numbers Speak For Themselves'
With the 2014 induction of specialist Ray Guy into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, debate rekindles over whether other standouts like Washington Redskins KR/PR Brian Mitchell belongs. He says yes.

Redskins Cap Series: How much will the Redskins spend per position after cuts |

Will The Redskins Use The Franchise Tag?
Franchise tagging opens up later today and the Washington Redskins have a host of free agents to consider. But are any of them worth the high one-year investment?

NFL Scouting Combine: Event gives Redskins a chance to start shaping future - Washington Times
The NFL's annual scouting combine will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis later this week, allowing teams to get their first extended look at more than 330 top college players. This event will mark the first time Jay Gruden, who replaced Mike Shanahan as the Washington Redskins' new coach, will represent the team in league business.

Recent NFL memo to teams reinforces anti-discrimination policies

Goodell’s Pay of $44.2 Million in 2012 Puts Him in the Big Leagues -
N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell’s compensation in 2012 made him among the best-paid executives in the country and perhaps the highest-paid leader of a nonprofit organization.

Initial 2014 NFL Rookie Pool Estimates - Over the Cap

Tre Boston: A closer look at the UNC FS |

Heading into the 2013 season, Tre Boston was seen as one of the better senior safety prospects in the nation. While not being the most physically imposing player, Boston displayed throughout his career the ability to make up for his limitations with instincts and ball skills. Boston had a good senior year, but still is underrated in many respects compared to some of the other big names in the 2014 draft class. Below I'll take a look at what Boston does well, what he can improve on, and what he can project into being in the NFL.