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Daily Slop: Gruden Scraps Final day of Redskins Minicamp Practices; DeSean Jackson Says That he and Pierre Garcon Will Benefit Each Other

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Gruden scraps final day of Redskins minicamp practices
"This is a break time for the coaches. The assistant coaches will probably go on vacation and spend time with family, because once they get back to Richmond, it’s not a lot of time to see their wife and kids," Gruden said. "So it’s time for them to get away from football a little bit.

Examining the Washington Redskins' trademark case - ESPN
I don’t think branding Snyder as a racist works either. A lot can and has been said about the man over the years; that’s not a label I’d use. Supporting the team name does not make you a racist -- I know very good people from all walks of life who favor the nickname. I'd be awfully careful using that term. You can argue for the name change without branding people who support it.

Hall: "We Are Going to Get After the Quarterback"
Redskins CB, DeAngelo Hall, talks to the media after day 1 of mini-camp.

'Skins Spotlight: Ike Hilliard
WR coach Ike Hilliard joins to talk about the depth of the receiving corps, rookie Ryan Grant's progress and QB Robert Griffin III.

Washington Redskins' front has potential, concerns - ESPN
Jason Hatcher should be ready for training camp and the Washington Redskins say there’s no reason to worry. His knee issues will be corrected. But anytime a soon-to-be 32-year-old is coming off any type of surgery, there’s always a level of concern. And when that player is a pivotal part of the defensive strategy, a finger needs to be crossed that he’ll remain healthy.

Redskins minicamp: Observations from Wednesday’s practice

Redskins Observations and Opinions - ESPN 980 - WASHINGTON D.C.
Redskins Observations and Opinions

Need to Know: Redskins players will stay in touch with strength coaches over break | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, June 19, 35 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage With minicamp winding down, here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden's press conference on Wednesday.

Hall of Famer Ken Houston Joins Redskins Nation
Redskins Hall of Fame Safety, Ken Houston, joined Redskins Nation to talk about his special moment at Redskins Park on Wednesday, along with some special memories from his playing days.

DeSean Jackson says that he and Pierre Garcon will benefit each other

"I respect Garcon," Jackson said after Tuesday’s opening practice of this week’s minicamp at Redskins Park. "He’s a good player in this league, a great receiver. This is my first year really getting to know him and having that relationship with him. I think me and him will be able to be like that one-two punch in the NFL and have a great year. So whatever it is I can help him with, vice versa, whatever he can help me with, I look forward to that."

Robert Griffin III explains 'the movement' for Redskins -

New season, new outlook for the Washington Redskins. Robert Griffin III said Tuesday that the organization is looking to bounce back in 2014 behind "the movement." What is it?

Defense, Special Teams Shine At Minicamp

The Washington Redskins on Wednesday held Day 2 of their minicamp at Redskins Park, where the defense and special teams units particularly stood out.

What to Expect from Redskins Offense Under Gruden -

Ryan Clark set to fill leadership role on Redskins' defense - Washington Times

Safety was a problem area for Washington throughout last year's miserable 3-13 campaign. It had to be addressed. And while Clark's age makes him a short-term answer, coaches and teammates say he still brings value at a position of need. On a defense that lost its unquestioned leader, linebacker London Fletcher, to retirement, Clark could help fill that void.

Shutdown Corner's Overrated and Underrated: All-time quarterbacks | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: This offseason, Shutdown Corner's Frank Schwab and Eric Edholm will look into what is overrated and underrated in all aspects of the NFL. We fully expect your angry emails and comments that are sure to follow. OVERRATED AND UNDERRATED: All-time quarterbacks