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Daily Slop: Drafting a Developmental QB, Redskins Looking for a CB?

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Report: Redskins interested in All-Pro CB Josh Norman | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Two years ago the Redskins signed DeSean Jackson in April. Could they be targeting another Pro Bowl player this month?

Need to Know: Is this the year for the Redskins to draft a cornerback in the first? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, April 21, 7 days before the NFL Draft. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 102 days ago. It will be 144 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

NFL draft: What the Redskins could and should do at linebacker | Washington Post

The Redskins' defense finished 28th overall last season, surrendering more than 380 yards per game, so there's hardly a position on that side of the ball that couldn't use an upgrade or more depth.

NFL Draft Insider: Clemson's Shaq Lawson a fit for Redskins? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
With the NFL Draft fast approaching, Charley Casserly gives an inside report on prospects that could land with the Redskins including Clemson DE Shaq Lawson.

Big NFL moves open up draft day trade possibilities for the Redskins | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The big moves in the NFL on Wednesday could open up some trade possibilities for the Redskins on draft day.

Vernon Butler's versatility, bull rush could help Redskins - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
The Redskins need young defensive linemen and Louisiana Tech's Vernon Butler fits that description.

NFL quarterbacks facing pivot-point seasons in 2016, including Sam Bradford, Colin Kaepernick
Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins Cousins' name could be eliminated from this list if he and Washington agree to a long-term deal (although Cousins has already signed his franchise tag tender, the two sides are eligible to sign an extension up until July 15). For now, he's scheduled to make $20 million in 2016, and I'm of the mind that his play last season was not a one-year anomaly -- he's on track to being a quality starter. But if 2016 goes decidedly different for Cousins than this past season -- and he doesn't yet have a long-term deal in place -- the team will have to consider the best course of action. Ultimately, it would not be a shock if a long-term deal is agreed to before 2016 kicks off and Cousins' rise continues under coach Jay Gruden and standout young offensive coordinator Sean McVay.

England effect -- Do NFL teams that play in London suffer afterward?
The NFL has three regular-season games scheduled for London in 2016, so we examined how previous teams have performed after playing in the U.K. You might be surprised by the results.

Washington Redskins wise to keep seeking QB help - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
The Washington Redskins do not have an immediate need at quarterback, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't add one in next week's draft.

Redskins fans raise thousands to save Chief Zee from eviction | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The story of how Burgundy and Gold lovers saved Chief Zee, one of FedEx Field's most recognizable faces, from eviction.

NFL Draft: Examining developmental QB options because the Redskins are taking one - Washington - Scout
Breaking Burgundy Film Analyst Paul Conner takes a look at the quarterback class for the 2016 NFL draft to determine who Redskins might pick to develop.

Where does Jay Gruden rank all-time among Redskins coaches after Year 2? - Washington - Scout
Nine Redskins head coaches have survived two or more seasons since the merger, including the current coach. Chuck Sapienza ranks those nine.