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Saturday Slop: Getting Ready for Week 1

A look at the top Redskins stories around the web.

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Redskins vs Texans: Tale of the Tape |

A look at how the Redskins and Texans match-up at each position and what team has the advantage in each position group.

NRG Energy Pre-Game Report - Redskins vs Texans -

Redskins Mailbag Part 1 | ESPN Redskins Blog

In Part 1 of the Washington Redskins mailbag, a little bit of everything: matchups against Houston; the no-huddle offense; what if Bacarri Rambo "blows up" in the first two games and more. Enjoy.

Red Zone Key for RGIII and Redskins | ESPN Redskins Blog

Last season, Griffin was mediocre in the red zone, finishing with a passer rating of 83.7. He completed 29 of 58 passes for 205 yards, 12 touchdowns (22nd in the NFL) and two interceptions.

Redskins Mailbag: Part 2 | ESPN Redskins Blog

The second round of the mailbag has more on Robert Griffin III -- why do some think he's so bad? That's a question for the team as well. Also, is the defense better with Jarvis Jenkins as the starting right end instead of Jason Hatcher? Enjoy.

Redskins Name ‘Not High’ on Native American Agenda, Says US Interior Secretary
'Personally, I find it surprising that in this day and age, the name is not different. But in talking with tribal leaders, this has not been the issue that they have talked about with me, and I think that there is debate, even among the Native American community, on the Washington Redskins, and certainly there are a lot of people who have pride in that team," Jewell added. "So, my personal views are not necessarily reflected in the tribes that I talk to."

Redskins Rookie Report: What to expect week 1 |

A look at what the Redskins can expect from their 5 drafted rookies and UDFA Silas Redd in their first regular season NFL game.

Orakpo listed as Questionable vs Texans | Washington Post Redskins Blog

Orakpo has nursed a sprained right ankle since Week 3 of the preseason. He practiced in a limited capacity both Wednesday and Thursday, but said that he expects to play Sunday in what will represent his first game in his hometown since 2005 - his freshman year of college.

Need to Know: What can we expect from Gruden's offense week 1 | CSN Washington

Duke Ihenacho is Ready to Contribute For Redskins

In opener Redskins face talent-laden Texans team | CSN Washington

The Redskins will face challenges on both sides of the ball. But the biggest challenge, without a doubt, will be blunting Houston's potent pass rush, led by defensive end J.J. Watt, a two-time Pro Bowler, and linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, the first overall pick in May.

Preparing to Profit in Daily Fantasy Sports: Part 1 |