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Daily Slop: Stephen Bowen is Counting Down the Weeks to Return; Meriweather Back, Vows to aim Lower on Hits

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Redskins Rewind: Cousins comfortable in pocket - Richmond Times-Dispatch
As Kirk Cousins prepares to take over for the Redskins, one of his biggest strengths is his pocket passing, which makes him a potentially positive pairing with new coach Jay Gruden. In Cincinnati, Gruden helped develop Andy Dalton into one of the game’s most reliable passers.

Some game plan changes coming with Cousins at QB for the Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"Well, Robert threw from the pocket at Baylor quite a bit and he won the Heisman, so he did some good things in the pocket and he did some good things his first year here," said Gruden. "A quarterback skillset is different from one quarterback to another and Kirk might be your more standard, prototypical quarterback as far as pocket passers are concerned, but Robert has all those traits to become a pocket passer also, plus he runs a 4.3 so there’s nothing wrong with that."

Jay Gruden: "Defensively, we can go out There & Play With Anybody"

Redskins-Jaguars: Just The Touchdowns
The Washington Redskins on Sunday opened up their 2014 slate of games at FedExField in style, mauling the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-10. Check out highlights of all five Redskins touchdowns.

The Redskins Blog | Silas Redd Up For Rookie Of The Week Honors

Feeling healthy, Redskins' Stephen Bowen is 'counting down the weeks' to return - Washington Times
Bowen said the swelling in his surgically-repaired right knee has dissipated, and he expects to rejoin the Redskins when he is eligible to come off the physically-unable-to-perform list on Oct. 13.

Redskins Waive Bacarri Rambo

Ryan Clark Talks Impressive Defensive Performance

Redskins Safety Ryan Clark discusses the performance of the defensive unit in the week two victory over Jacksonville.

Hall Talks Preparation For Eagles

DeAngelo Hall met with the press today to discuss what the Redskins will do to prepare for the up-tempo offense they'll face against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Redskins wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

The Redskins have the day off -- the players do, that is. The front office will be busy Tuesday. Here are three areas of interest: Who will the Red

Need to Know: Five (non-RG3) notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s press conference | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 16, five days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Redskins Park news and notes Here are five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s press conference on Monday (none of them RG3 related): —Brandon Meriwe...

Thoughts and Observations: Redskins vs Jaguars - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Brandon Meriweather back, vows to aim lower on hits -

Brandon Meriweather has returned from his two-game suspension for an illegal hit in the preseason. The Washington Redskins safety vowed he'll change how he plays now that he's back.

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden calls RG III injury a 'fluke' - ESPN

ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden knows Robert Griffin III's track record in the NFL when it comes to injuries. And it hasn't been

Washington Redskins hopeful to have DeSean Jackson - ESPN

ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson has a shot at playing against his former team Sunday in Philadelphia. But Redskins coach J

Woody: For now, the offense belongs to Kirk Cousins - Roanoke Times: Redskins

Exactly how will the Washington Redskins be better with Kirk Cousins at quarterback than with Robert Griffin III at quarterback?

Redskins think RG3 will return this season, but will he start? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: When asked if Robert Griffin III would return from a dislocated ankle this season, Redskins coach Jay Gruden answered with an emphatic "yes." When asked who starts upon Griffin's return if Kirk Cousins plays well in Griffin's absence, Gruden wasn't so emphatic.

Silas Redd: 'It's A Beautiful Feeling To Contribute'

Scoring his first career touchdown with 1:52 remaining in the Redskins' 41-10 victory over the Jaguars, rookie running back Silas Redd said he was thankful to be put in a position to contribute.

Jay Gruden's Robert Griffin III dilemma: Tough to hide face of franchise - Washington Times

Not that Gruden has anything but best wishes for Griffin, but life would be a lot easier if RG3 was ruled out for the season.

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