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Daily Slop: Redskins Bring in Offensive Quality Control Coach; Redskins Sign Former Colts DE Ricky Jean Francois to 3 Year Contract

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Need to Know: Will Redskins’ Hall move to safety? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 27, 11 days before the Washington Redskins and the rest of the NFL start free agency. Question of the day We’re going back to the NTK format we’ve been using since last month.

Redskins sign former Colts defensive end Ricky Jean Francois to three-year contract - Washington Times
The 6-foot-3, 297-pound Jean Francois was cut by the Colts on Monday, two seasons after he signed a four-year, $22 million deal with the team. He was jettisoned in a cost-cutting move.

Redskins bring in offensive quality control coach | Comcast SportsNet Washington
The Redskins have added Dave Ragone as offensive quality control coach, the team announced Thursday evening. Ragone, who played quarterbacks at Louisville and for the Texans from 2003-05, has three years of experience as an assistant coach in the NFL. He served as the Titans wide receivers coach from 2011-12 and was Tennessee’s quarterbacks coach in 2013.

The Redskins Blog | WATCH: George Allen’s Taken Championship Hat Returned

The Redskins Blog | Sports Illustrated Vault Finds Rare John Riggins Photo

Analyzing the Washington Redskins cap space - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Washington needs to spend a little bit this offseason to avoid a penalty, but they donâ

New Redskins assistant Perry Fewell prefers DBs with specific build | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I love the big, long DBs," Fewell said. "The length of a DB, with arms and legs, has really boded well for [defenses] now." Of the defensive backs that played a significant number of snaps for the Redskins last season, David Amerson was the tallest, at 6 foot 1, and likely the longest, too. For comparison’s sake, Seattle’s Legion of Boom features two 6-3 starters with prodigious length (Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor). Just one Seattle starter, in fact, is listed under 6-1 and that’s exceptionally talented free safety Earl Thomas, who is 5-10.    "When you have a long DB," Fewell added, "that helps us in terms of defending the pass."

Washington Redskins draft prospects: Randy Gregory - ESPN
The former Nebraska standout shows a lot of good traits on film, but will need to add weight and get better against the run.

Exploring past draft trades to see what Washington Redskins can expect - ESPN
If Marcus Mariota is still available when Washington is on the clock with the No. 5 pick, the Redskins could be in position to do a blockbuster deal.

How likely is an Eagles-Redskins trade on draft day? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Peter King made headlines by predicting the Eagles would trade up for the Redskins' fifth-overall pick to select Marcus Mariota. He further clarified that thinking today.

Redskins Weekly Thoughts - End of February - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Jay Gruden on the NFC East Rivalry
Head Coach Jay Gruden continues to talk with Larry Michael about a wide range of topics including the heated NFC East rivalries.

NFL appeals judge's Adrian Peterson decision, puts Peterson on exempt list | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The NFL would rather fight a federal judge's ruling than reinstate Adrian Peterson now.

Ranking the Redskins' Position Needs In Order -