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A look at the top Redskins Stories around the web


Need to Know: Alfred Morris’ top five performances | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, February 24, 15 days before the start of NFL free agency. Nickel coverage Here are Alfred Morris’ five best career games in terms of yards gained rushing. 1. Week 17, 2012 vs.

Redskins free agent fits: Defensive line | Comcast SportsNet Washington
One area where the Redskins need to get more production is the defensive line. Veteran ends Stephen Bowen (microfracture knee surgery) and Adam Carriker (multiple quad tendon surgeries) are coming off major injuries. Both also turn 30 this spring. The team could turn to Chris Baker and Jarvis Jenkins as the starters, but the guess here is that the Redskins will also explore adding a veteran to wreak havoc up front via free agency. A good stat to know: The Redskins’ line produced twice as many sacks in 2011 (18) as the past two seasons combined.

Kirk Cousins: ‘I absolutely want to play’
"I think it’s a win-win for me, because I really do love it here," Cousins said on 106.7 The Fan’s Grant and Danny show recently. "I love this city, I love the fan base, the tradition of our organization. I love the people in our organization, my teammates. I’ve really come to love it here; I’m very comfortable here in D.C. So If someone were to say, ‘You’re gonna be here for a year or two more years’ — or even longer than that — I really don’t have any worries about that.

NFL Scouting Combine: 2014 Defensive Preview |

Jay Gruden wants Brian Orakpo back, too | Comcast SportsNet Washington

No resolution yet for Brian Orakpo, Redskins but contract talks ongoing
The Redskins and Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowl selection who is eligible for unrestricted free agency this offseason, "are talking" and "will continue to talk," according to a person familiar with the negotiations, adding that no timetables had been set and the parties will "consider all options."

2014 NFL Scouting Combine Day 2 Recap: QB, WR, RB |

Bruce Allen ‘disappointed’ in Fred Davis
"I’m disappointed for Fred," Allen said Friday during a round-table interview with local reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine. "We really can’t comment on the suspension because that’s a league matter with Fred. But I heard, like everyone else about what happened yesterday, and that’s disappointing."

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden: 'We have a lot of holes everywhere' - NFL Videos
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden checks in from the NFL Scouting Combine, where he addresses the franchise's challenges after a 3-13 season, as well as those faced specifically by his quarterback Robert Griffin III.

Kirk Cousins unlikely to be traded away by Redskins -
This comes two days after a report surfaced that Washington was looking for a second-round draft pick in exchange for Cousins. It's a high price tag for a former fourth-round pick who's been inconsistent when given the opportunity to play in his first two seasons. According to Rapoport, there isn't a market for Cousins at that price and the Redskins aren't particularly motivated to deal away a cheap and capable understudy to Robert Griffin III.

Jay Gruden said RG3 ‘mentally tough’ enough to bounce back for Redskins | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: INDIANAPOLIS —New head coach Jay Gruden is putting the finishing touches on the Washington Redskins' playbook, and he will roll it out to quarterback Robert Griffin III and the rest of the offense when the team hits the April OTAs. … Continue reading →

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Pair of prospects look up to Redskins' Trent Williams - Washington Times
Xavier Su'a-Filo, a left guard at UCLA, and Charles Leno, a left tackle at Boise State, each praised Williams, who was selected to his play in his second Pro Bowl in just four years after this past season.

2014 Scouting Combine Day 1 Recap: OL and TE | Fanspeak's NFL Draft Blog

Three Stand as Test Cases for the Hidebound N.F.L. -
Richard Sherman, Jonathan Martin and Michael Sam are young African-American players who can introduce much-needed change in the league.

Where Will the Top 2014 Free Agent's Land? - Over the Cap

The NFL's Position Busting Salary Cap Players in 2014 - Over the Cap

NFL considering giving 15-yard penalty for on-field use of racial slur | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: INDIANAPOLIS — Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome, who also serves on the NFL's competition committee, said the NFL is considering adding a rule for the 2014 season where players would be penalized for using the N-word on the field during … Continue reading →