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Daily Slop: Gruden Believes His Offense is Full of Weapons; Kirk Cousins Still the guy Behind the guy for Redskins

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RG III: Focused on football, not contract - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
"I don’t pay any attention to it," Griffin said. "We’ve got to take care of what we take care of here. You let the money people take care of money and let the guys that are supposed to play football, play football. I’m here to play football." For what it’s worth, he likes life without the brace. "It feels great," he said. "I’m blessed to have the offseason this year and to not have to wear the brace. But I don’t look at last year as a downer because of the brace. It’s just better not to have it."

Gruden Believes His Offense is Full of Weapons
Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media about his team after day one of mini-camp.

Can the Redskins Get Better? First Downs - ESPN 980 - WASHINGTON D.C.
With the Redskins "off-season" about to enter the final phase where players will be off for five weeks and coaches will take several weeks of vacation, it is time to look at some practical ways that the team can improve on both sides of the ball.

Minicamp notes and quotes: Redskins’ Trent Murphy lining up at a variety of positions | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 18, 36 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden from after the Redskins’ minicamp practice on Tuesday.

Redskins LB Brian Orakpo misses practice with illness | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"Orakpo just has a cold," Gruden said. "He wasn’t feeling good, under the weather. Strep throat maybe."

All-NFC East: Quarterback | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Doug Williams on RGIII: ‘This could be his city’ - The Washington Post
"It’s great to have a quarterback who’s been through a lot of things similar to what Robert’s going to go through with the publicity, both negative and positive," Gruden said earlier this month. "For Robert to have a guy that he can maybe bounce some problems off of and Doug can help him out, it’d be great."

‘It feels great’ not to have to wear a knee brace, Robert Griffin III says
"It feels great," Griffin said following a morning practice at Redskins Park. "Like I said, I’m blessed to have an offseason this year and not have to wear the brace. But I don’t necessarily look at last year as a downer because of the brace. It’s just better this year not to have it."

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III: You're either first or you're last - NFL Videos

Redskins minicamp observations - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Thoughts and observations after watching the Washington Redskins practice Tuesday:   1. David Amerson looks bigger and, indeed, he said he's added ab

Washington Redskins notes: Tempers flare - ESPN
Defensive lineman Doug Worthington and offensive lineman Mike McGlynn were engaged on a play that ended up getting more heated. McGlynn grabbed Worthington's facemask and pulled his helmet off. They had to be separated and that was the extent of it. "Sometimes competitive players push and shove," Redskins coach Jay Gruden said. "We've just got to avoid that." "I've never seen a guy take another guys facemask off," Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said. "That was impressive. Emotions are high; guys are ready to go.

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Redskins Open Minicamp With Intense Practice
The Redskins on Tuesday got their 2014 minicamp practices underway in Loudoun County, Va., where temperatures hovered around 90 degrees.

Kirk Cousins still the guy behind the guy for Redskins - Washington Times
After an offseason filled with trade rumors, Cousins is right back where he started: Robert Griffin III's understudy for the third year in a row. It is a role he has become used to, but he admittedly aspires to something more.

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