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Daily Slop: Redskins Want 2nd Rounder For Cousins; Perry Riley and Skins Have Made Little Progress so far in Contract Talks

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Redskins want a second-round draft pick if they’re going to trade Kirk Cousins
It’s not clear how active the Redskins’ trade discussions with other teams regarding Cousins are at this point, or what other clubs might be willing to surrender in a trade for him. It also is not known if Redskins officials will remain adamant about wanting to receive a second-round choice for Cousins or if the team ultimately might be willing to part with him for a lesser compensation package.

Redskins free agent fits: Center | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Hall’s return has ripple effects | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
With the signing of DeAngelo Hall to a four-year contract, the Bruce Allen-Jay Gruden Redskins made their first major move in a game of three-dimensional chess that stretches out several years in the future. I wrote about the short-term implications yesterday.

Fred Davis suspended indefinitely | Comcast SportsNet Washington
This time, however, the 28-year-old says the positive test was triggered by supplement that contained a banned substance, not marijuana. The NFL declined to comment on Davis’ situation beyond the 27-word statement it released earlier in the day. "I would like to clarify the circumstances that resulted in my current suspension," said Davis in a statement released by the NFL Players Association. "In the past, I made the mistake of knowingly ingesting a banned substance. For over two years, I’ve worked very hard to eliminate marijuana from my life, and I have not had a positive test for it since 2011."

Redskins stay or go: Cornerback Josh Wilson | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins ringers help Virginia state senators win basketball game
The strategy was hatched by Portsmouth Sen. Louise Lucas, whose nephew is Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall. He played in last year’s game, and said he scored 16 of the Senate’s first 18 points. The Senate still lost, so this year he upped the ante by bringing two teammates – wide receiver Josh Morgan and cornerback David Amerson.

Need to Know: The five top rated QB’s the Redskins will face in 2014 | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, February 20, 19 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Last year the Redskins played seven games against quarterbacks who were in the top 10 in passer rating.

Hall Signing A Good Start to the Redskins Offseason | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Prospects, team officials descending on Indianapolis for NFL Scouting Combine
Washington Redskins officials and coaches this week turn their attention to the NFL Draft as they flock to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine, which runs Thursday through Tuesday.

Perry Riley and Redskins have made little progress so far in contract talks
According to both of those people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized by the team to comment publicly on the talks, the Redskins want to keep Riley, and the two sides remain in discussions but are not particularly close to a deal at this point.

No surprise to Fred Davis' ending - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Shortly before the 200 NFL draft, I remember asking an analyst what players he would stay away from. Among the three names he provided: then-USC tight

Expert's take: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III - ESPN
The Washington Redskins don't need to get a quarterback this offseason. They do have questions at the position after Robert Griffin III's second seaso

Former Redskins tight end Clint Didier running for Congress

The Redskins Blog | DeAngelo Hall Will Recruit Free Agents
"Absolutely (I’ll be a recruiter). Absolutely," Hall told Rick "Doc" Walker on ESPN 980. "I’m already talking to Brian Orakpo, Brandon Meriweather. I’m trying to get as many guys around us as possible man to help us win. I’ll probably talk to Jay (Gruden) in the next couple of days when they get back from the Combine. Hey, what do we need on offense? Who do I need to call. Who do I need to reach out to? Heck, I’m a pretty good recruiter. You can ask coach (Frank) Beamer. When I committed to (Virginia) Tech as a junior, I was the first guy, but we went on to have the best recruiting class they’ve ever had, a top-10 recruiting class. I was definitely on the phone calling everybody I knew to get them to come to Tech, and that’s the same way I’m going to approach this Redskins team."

The Redskins Blog | Trent Williams Graded NFL’s No. 1 LT

The Redskins Blog | How DeAngelo Hall Earned His Deal

CSN: Brian Mitchell catches up with Pierre Garcon

Marcus Martin: A closer look at the USC Center |

Looking at the Dallas Cowboys' Alarming Cap Mess - Over the Cap

Time for N.F.L. Sponsors to Demand Change -
The way to help rid the league of its abusive locker room culture is for corporate sponsors to take a stand. It should be an easy call, but there’s big money at stake.