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Daily Slop: Ryan Clark Calls out NFL Over Meriweather Suspension; Chris Thompson Needs Strong Finale

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Chris Thompson needs strong finale - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- He understands what the Washington Redskins want to see. Chris Thompson wants to see it himself. And he knows he must show it Thursday

Predicting the Redskins 10 Man Practice Squad after 1st round of cuts | Fanspeak.com

Rambo: "I've Gained My Confidence Back"
Washington Redskins Safety Bacarri Rambo talks about his biggest improvement since his rookie year.

Need to Know: Redskins Park News and Notes–Baker remembers when 4th preseason game was his ‘Super Bowl’ | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 27, one day before the Redskins wrap up the preseason against the Bucs. Redskins Park notes and quotes The buzz around Ashburn: —David Amerson hasn’t played a whole lot of cornerback and his life and he said that he’s just starting...

Pierre Garçon joins fight to help young fan (VIDEO) | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Clark calls out NFL over Meriweather suspension | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Clark first took issue with the regular-season punishment for Meriweather's preseason penalty. "We're talking about a preseason game which has gotten a starter for our team suspended for the first two games of the season," Clark said. "It almost makes you say 'why play preseason games?'" The veteran raised the possibility of defensive players approaching preseason play cautiously for fear of league discipline.  Clark also called out Troy Vincent for involving a personal agenda in the discipline process. "I think Troy Vincent played [the game] softly," he said, then went on to imply that Vincent hasn't exercised his new powers with restraint.

For the Redskins, so many running backs, so few jobs | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"Alfred [Morris] and Darrel [Young] are pretty much locks, and Roy Helu has done some good things," Gruden said Tuesday. "After that, we’ve got a logjam. And you don’t like logjams for a back because it’s hard to get them all the ample carries and touches out of the backfield, the catches to prove their worth."

Numbers don't add up for Kirk Cousins believers | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Washington Redskins season preview: Is RGIII back? - NFL.com
After Robert Griffin III's rookie season, the quarterback was given overwhelming expectations. After a flat second season, will the passer be rejuvenated by new offensive weapons and leadership?

Washington Redskins Phillip Thomas to visit doctor - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins safety Phillip Thomas will visit Dr. James Anderson in North Carolina to see if he can determine the cause of Thom

Washington Redskins cut-down analysis - ESPN
Most significant move: The Redskins released veteran backup linebacker Rob Jackson, a move that in truth was only mildly surprising. Jackson was not p

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says starters will sit Thursday - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden threatened to do something that hasn't been done in five years: play some of his starters in the

Redskins hurry to Meriweather’s defense - Roanoke Times: Redskins

Players think new NFL discipline VP Troy Vincent was over the line on this call.

NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith might be battling at some point to run the player's union, and Gilbert has proposed a slew of radical proposals to the way the NFL should be structured that have raised eyebrows.

CSN: Gruden: 'We have some time before Houston'

For Akeem Jordan and other veterans, special teams offers path to Redskins roster - Washington Times

Special teams is often regarded as a proving ground for undrafted rookies, but it also gives veterans like Akeem Jordan and Adam Hayward an opportunity to continue their careers.

Redskins' Gruden on RG3: 'He's got to have a trust factor' | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Predicting the Redskins 53 man roster after the 3rd preseason game | Fanspeak.com