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A look at the top Redskins stories around the web

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Director of pro personnel Alex Santos stressing team approach as he assumes new role
"At the end of it all, it’s about doing things, collectively as a department to help the Redskins win. How you attack that, everyone does that a little bit differently, but at the end of the day, we need to win. That’s cliché-ish, but it’s a fact."

Ryan Grant learns lesson at WR - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The knock against him was his speed. It’s one reason Ryan Grant fell to the fifth round in last month’s draft. Yet one of the first lessons he learned in the NFL? Don’t go so fast. It’s a lesson almost every receiver learns upon coming to the NFL. "The most important thing I take away is slowing down," Grant said. "At the college level it’s go, go, go, go. But here you have to be patient and slow down and pay attention to detail."

Need to Know: 5 numbers the Redskins need to improve in 2014 | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Monday, June 9, eight days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Numbers don’t tell the whole story but they can be a good way to measure where your team needs improvement.

A more physical training camp for the Redskins? | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Paul believes Redskins' special teams will rebound in 2014 | Comcast SportsNet Washington

"You can see the major improvements out here," Paul said. "You have lot of people buying into what [Kotwica] is telling us about. We believe. We all want to be a part of this unit. We all want to improve this unit."

Need to Know: 5 thoughts on the state of the Redskins after Week 2 of OTAs | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 8, nine days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage With Week 2 of OTAs is in the books and here are five thoughts on the state of the Redskins.

Redskins Rookies Visit the Wounded Warriors

On Thursday, the Redskins rookies took a special trip to the Wounded Warriors in Bethesda, Md.

Colt McCoy, at 27, is the old man among current Redskins quarterbacks

Jay Gruden: Doug Williams will help Robert Griffin III continue to mature

Assessing the Washington Redskins' fantasy value - ESPN

ESPN's fantasy sports writer Eric Karabell is taking a look at every NFL team for the Insiders page , checking out the storylines fantasy league playe

LOVERRO: @RGIII and the @Redskins, influencing people one #hashtag at a time - Washington Times

Robert Griffin III is connecting with and building an army of loyal, devoted followers who he reaches out to daily through social media. They do love SuperBob, because they believe he loves them. He cares about them. It's a beautiful thing. It's also brilliant.

Shutdown Corner's Overrated and Underrated: Roster building techniques | 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: Roster building technique

NFL has quite an extensive list of demands for the Super Bowl host | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Minneapolis Star-Tribune got its hands on the 153-page list of requests and demands for hosting the game. Minneapolis won the right to host the Super Bowl in 2018. And the obligations set forth by the NFL from the city include many prudent ones dealing with security and operations, to somewhat ridiculous ones like bowling venues being offered at no charge, specific ATM machines that accept league-preferred debit and credit cards and team hotels televising the NFL Network a year before the game.