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Daily Slop: Former 6th Overall Pick to try out for Washington; Redskins Rank in the Middle When it Comes to Staff Size

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Need to Know: Redskins’ O-line need may depend on last year’s picks | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
INDIANAPOLIS—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, February 18, 20 days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day While I’m here at the NFL Combine this week, I’m going to change it up a bit.

What can Cousins gain by working with Jon Gruden? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Cousins had a shot at seizing the job last year but the turnovers pushed him to the bench in favor of Colt McCoy. If Jon Gruden can give him some pointers on how to cut down the turnovers Cousins might be able to grab the job and never let go of it.

Countdown to Combine: Washington Redskins DL - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Turning to Washington Redskins' areas of need with look at defensive linemen, which are scheduled to work out Sunday in Indianapolis

Redskins wake-up call: Kirk Cousins, Jay Gruden and Vernon Gholston - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
This is a bigger wakeup call because, well, there are a few things going on, starting with Kirk Cousins:

Breakout potential: CB Bashaud Breeland | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Breeland figures to return as a first string corner in 2015 and, if he continues to improve, could be a solid starter for years to come. He also stands to benefit from the tutelage of Perry Fewell, who has been coaching defensive backs in the NFL since 1998. Breeland’s biggest challenge will be reining in his aggressiveness (just a bit) while also improving his technique so he’s not forced to grab and illegally impede receivers as much as a sophomore. Among Breeland’s 14 penalties, four were for pass interference, three were for illegal use of hands, two were for illegal contact and one was for holding. Breeland’s got all the tools. Now it’s just a matter of applying a little polish to them.

Former 6th overall pick to try out for Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Gholston tweeted Tuesday, "Got a tryout with the Redskins #HTTR." A week ago, the former Ohio State standout tweeted that he was rededicating himself to the game, writing, "Just need that chance. 100% committed to getting back in the league."

Washington Redskins rank in the middle when it comes to staff size - ESPN
The Redskins rank just about average when it comes to the size of their coaching staff, but theyâ

Some thoughts on Mike Mayock's take on Washington Redskins' needs - ESPN
Some thoughts on what NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock had to say about the Redskins and the draft: There was one meaty graph that pertained direct

Chad Grimm Retraces Roots With Redskins
Recently hired as the Redskins' defensive quality control assistant, Chad Grimm, son of Hall of Famer Russ, said it's "surreal" to be back.

Redskins Kids Club Mini Combine

The Washington Redskins Kids Club held a Mini Combine event at Redskins Park on Saturday, February 14, 2015.

Combine could lead to Washington Redskins trade talk - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
In a year considered to be a weak quarterback class in the draft, the Washington Redskins have options for other teams.

The 10 burning questions for the NFL's offseason | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: With the NFL’s offseason getting into full swing this week at the combine, it’s also a good time to look at the 10 biggest questions in the NFL.

Best NFL Combine Performances By Drill " CBS DC
The NFL combine starts Wednesday for the participants as they will show up in Indianapolis to be measured, poked and prodded by medical personnel.

My Cuts this Offseason for Redskins -