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Daily Slop: Bobby Beathard Calls Scot McCloughan Hire A ‘Terrific’ Move; Chris Baker's Versatile Mindset Increases Playing Time

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Washington Redskins wake-up call - ESPN
A morning look at what will be happening on the Washington Redskins beat, mainly the introduction of new GM Scot McCloughan.

The Redskins Blog | Bobby Beathard Calls Scot McCloughan Hire A ‘Terrific’ Move

Seven questions for Redskins GM Scot McCloughan | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins will introduce Scot McCloughan at a press conference today at noon. Here are some questions that the team’s first true general manager since 1999 that are likely to be asked.

LOVERRO: The Redskins have a new savior. How'd the last few work out? - Washington Times
You recognize that feeling in your gut. It’s very familiar. It was there five years ago, and six years before that, and two years before that. It’s called hope. You must hate hope by now.

Need to Know: Redskins’ GM McCloughan–‘It’s a big man’s game’ | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, January 9, 60 days before NFL free agency starts Three and out—Only big bodies need apply 1. In looking around to read as much as I can on Scot McCloughan there is one point that comes up frequently—he like big guys.

Brian Mitchell gives Kyle Shanahan a reality check | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Chris Baker's Versatile Mindset Increases Playing Time
Chris Baker is coming off a career year in 2014, appearing in 15 games with 12 starts. Part of his success comes in his ability to play both defensive end and nose tackle.

The Redskins Blog | VIDEO: Robert Griffin III Gives You A Quick Tour Of His Childhood Bedroom

This Week In Redskins History: Green's Punt Return

Let's Check Out This Week In Redskins History, brought to you be Geico, and take a look back at the famous punt return for a touchdown by Redskins Hall of Famer Darrel Green, and the Redskins returning to the playoffs in 2006.

The Redskins Blog | Redskins’ New GM Scot McCloughan Has An Athletic Resume

McCloughan fared well in earlier Seattle drafts, too | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

We have heard plenty about the draft history of new Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan when he was in San Francisco in the late 2000’s and in Seattle from 2010-2014. Both of those teams went to the Super Bowl with a core of players that McCloughan had a major role in drafting.

Redskins offensive line ranks No. 12. Wait, what? | Comcast SportsNet Washington

The Redskins O-line gave up 58 sacks, good for second worst in the league behind only Jacksonville. Defenders registered 112 hits on Redskins quarterbacks, good for third worst in the league. Want to point to success in the run game? As a team, Washington rushed for almost 1,700 yards in 2014, which ranked No. 19. The team averaged 4.2 yards per carry, landing 15th in the NFL, and over a full yard less than the NFL's best Seattle Seahawks.

NFL Didn’t See Second Rice Video Prior to Public, Mueller Report Finds " CBS DC

No NFL officials saw video of Ray Rice striking his fiancee in an elevator prior to its public release, an independent investigation finds.

What I Like About the Scot McCloughan Hiring -

The draft will actually be a part of this organization. Shanny tried to use the draft unlike Gibbs, Cerrato, Zorn, Snyder but the Griffin trade crushed him. Whoever you think was behind that. But we know McCloughan will keep and probably look to add picks.

Scot McCloughan Press Conference 1-9-2015