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'I feel much better this year' -- Scot McCloughan in 2016 | CSN Mid-Atlantic
In a conversation with CSN's JP Finlay, Redskins GM Scot McCloughan compares where this team is to where it was 365 days ago.

As Kendal Thompson tries to make Redskins, he clings to Native American roots - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Kendal Thompson is a proud Native American fighting for a roster spot on a team with a controversial nickname. But that fight isn't for him.

Josh Norman to work as NFL commentator for Fox Sports; still hasn't told coaches | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Josh Norman will pull double-duty this season, both as the Redskins starting CB and a NFL analyst for Fox Sports. His coaches don't know about the latter.

Madden ranks Redskins as worst NFC East team, which makes no sense | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Despite them being the division's defending champions, and the fact that they got better in many key areas this offseason, Madden doesn't respect the Redskins.

Need to Know: Look for lots of vanilla from Redskins in Atlanta | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 7, four days before the Washington Redskins open their preseason in Atlanta against the Falcons.

11 key fantasy football players for 2016 | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Beyond his fantasy football top 150 rankings, Ben Standig examines 11 key players for a look at why they are where they are on the list.

Bashaud Breeland reveals the back story to Will Compton's new nickname | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Will Compton. White Chocolate. Confused? Bashaud Breeland explains the nickname of the Redskins middle linebacker.

Redskins Training Camp: 3 things to watch - can Kirk keep it up? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Kirk Cousins had arguably his sharpest day of practice on Sunday, and with the Redskins first preseason game coming Thursday, can the QB keep it going?

Bashaud Breeland wants DB's to be a "dominant species" like lions or tigers | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The rising star at cornerback has displayed a liking for the predators, and thinks that the secondary could benefit from acting like lions and tigers.

Redskins WR Ryan Grant keeps working while he waits for opportunities - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA
Redskins receiver Ryan Grant can feel confident about having a roster spot at the end of training camp, but entering his third season, he's striving for more this year.

Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland ready to be targeted - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA
Bashaud Breeland had a string of guests following him into Redskins Park in Ashburn days before the Redskins cornerback left for Richmond. There was Beethoven, then Jimi Hendrix. Tupac and Biggie joined him, too.

How veterans affect youngsters in loaded Redskins WR corps | CSN Mid-Atlantic
JP Finlay takes you inside the loaded Redskins WR corps, within which a dynamic between the veterans and youngsters has developed.

DeSean Jackson stands out early in Washington Redskins' camp - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Solid competition from star cornerback Josh Norman and remaining healthy have helped receiver DeSean Jackson impress during training camp.

Niles Paul gets mic'd up at Redskins camp in Richmond | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Niles Paul wore a mic as he went through drills on special teams and more at Redskins camp in Richmond.

Redskins still have depth at inside linebacker after Daniels' injury | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The Redskins will feel effects from the loss of rookie ILB Stephen Daniels but probably not until next year.

Projecting the Redskins' 53-man roster | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Who will make the final roster? Rich Tandler gives you his projection.

In Year Two, Matt Jones Is Earning A Beeping Endorsement
The Redskins' lead running back has made some significant changes to his game, and they're already starting to pay off.