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Daily Slop: Mel Kiper Says Trading is 'Perfect Situation' for Washington Redskins; 'Skins Want 'Very Active' Special Teams

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Former Colleagues High On Scot McCloughan
Packers general manager Ted Thompson and Seahawks John Schnedier -- both of whom have worked with Scot McCloughan in the past -- say he's the right man for the Redskins.

Amari Cooper, Kevin White may give Washington Redskins trade options - NFL Nation - ESPN
The Redskins might not want to draft a receiver at No. 5, but they might benefit from the position.

Need to Know: Will the Redskins draft a non-Heisman QB? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 2, 28 days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Nickel Coverage Five thoughts on the NFL draft, which gets underway in Chicago four weeks from today: —Earlier this week I touched on why the Redskins might not ...

Redskins Want 'Very Active' Special Teams
If you're not a starter, than you're expected to be an active special teams contributor. That was the message head coach Jay Gruden had for his players at the NFL Annual Meetings.

Would the Redskins draft Marcus Mariota? - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim says the team could draft former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota if he’s available at No. 5.

Mel Kiper says trading is 'perfect situation' for Washington Redskins - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

With No. 5 overall pick, a move down might make sense if the team can find a partner that wants to move up in the draft.

The Redskins have spent a ton of draft resources on quarterbacks | Comcast SportsNet Washington

You can't say that the Redskins haven't tried to find an answer at quarterback over the past 15 years but they sure aren't getting out of the position nearly what they've put into it.

Countdown To Finals: Charo Rips The Runway

Washington Redskins Cheerleaders prepare for final auditions with their annual runway show.

Washington Redskins draft prospects: Kevin White - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

The Redskins do not have an immediate or pressing need for a top-end receiver, however, if WVU's Kevin White is the best player available...

Redskins GM loves Terrance Knighton's prove-it deal -

Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is impressed with defensive tackle Terrance Knighton's acceptance of a one-year "prove it" deal. Conor Orr examines why.

Redskins' Jay Gruden on right guard: 'I feel good about that spot' - NFC East - ESPN

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he likes the ability of Chris Chester and Spencer Long.

Players From 2012 NFL Draft Who Should Be Extended - Over the Cap

This off-season has proved that teams still value the running back position. Running backs were compensated higher than expected in free agency, and Alfred Morris should cash in. If Morris were a free agent, he would have been the 2nd highest valued running back to DeMarco Murray. Running backs Frank Gore, Mark Ingram, CJ Spiller, and Shane Vereen are all averaging at least $4 million per year in their new contracts.