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Daily Slop: Redskins setting Kirk Cousins up for success; Trent Murphy embracing move to DL

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Redskins' Kirk Cousins consults current and former NFL starters for advice | CSN Mid-Atlantic
It shouldn't be a surprise that the meticulously prepared Kirk Cousins has sought advice from other NFL starters.

No splashy moves along the DL, but Washington Redskins believe unit not all wet - Washington - Scout
The masses viewed defensive line as the Redskins' biggest offseason need. The Redskins' moves didn't show the same concerns.

John Mara changes his tune on Las Vegas | ProFootballTalk
When the NFL's owners got together in March, Giants co-owner John Mara sent an ominous message regarding a possible move of the Raiders to Las Vegas. In two months' time, Mara has revised his position. Significantly.

Need to Know: The Redskins are setting Cousins up for success | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
This is shaping up to be a critical year for Cousins and for the future of the franchise. He could well be the first NFL quarterback to play out a season under the franchise tag. One of the reasons that may happen is that the Redskins are somewhat reluctant to pay Cousins over the long term based on one good year. If their quarterback posts a second stellar season like he did in 2015 they will be more than happy to open up the checkbook, believing that they will be set at the most important position on the field for at least the next several years.

Trent Murphy embracing transition from outside linebacker to defensive end - Washington Times
Murphy, entering his third year, gained more than 30 pounds in the offseason as he transitioned from outside linebacker to defensive end. Now, he's adapting to his new role in the Redskins; defense.

DMV of Thrones: 20 local sports figures and their Game of Thrones character | CSN Mid-Atlantic

The hit show "Game of Thrones" makes for some compelling television. It has larger than life characters with tons of drama and a totally unpredictable storyline. Sound familiar, sports fans? The only thing that really compares to the drama of GOT in real life is sports. What has more drama than a playoff game? What's more unpredictable? And of course, you have your characters. That got us thinking, who are the DMV's Game of Thrones characters? Here's a list of 20 local sports figures and who they would be in the world of Game of Thrones.