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Daily Slop: Brantley feels like he can make the Redskins d-line more disruptive; Danny Johnson overcomes small-school stigma

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PHOTOS: Cardinals Week Practice (9/3/18)
Check out these photos of the Redskins' preparing for their Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park.

Caleb Brantley: "I Feel Like I Can Add Pressure Up The Middle"
Washington Redskins defensive lineman Caleb Brantley speaks to the media following Monday's practice at the Inova Sports and Performance Center at Redskins Park.

Danny Johnson overcomes small-school stigma to make Redskins - The Washington Post
Redskins rookie cornerback Danny Johnson makes the 53-man roster despite coming from a smaller school and not being drafted.

Redskins’ 2018 schedule: Game-by-game analysis, plus win probabilities - The Washington Post
Taking a closer look at each game on Washington's 2018 schedule.

Redskins Finalize Practice Squad Before Start Of Regular Season
The Redskins announced that they have signed 10 players to the practice squad, which includes some players that spent time with the organization throughout training camp and the preseason.

Redskins’ Alex Smith isn’t NFL’s best at anything, but ‘he’s pretty damn good’ at everything - The Washington Post
In searching for a replacement for Kirk Cousins, Washington found exactly what it wanted in Smith.

Alex Smith, Vernon Davis were prolific combo in San Francisco - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Smith has thrown more TD passes to Davis than any other player in his career, and their connection hasn't faded as they reunite in Washington.

Washington Redskins sign Caleb Brantley
The Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Caleb Brantley and waived Anthony Lanier with an injury designation.

Redskins' Chris Thompson ready to 'take that first hit' - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
After a gruesome leg injury ended his season in 2017, Thompson said he is ready to go, with no restrictions.

Fantasy Football: potential 2018 sleeper picks | NBC Sports Washington
It's ALMOST NFL season. Fantasy football is about to take off.

Caleb Brantley feels like he can make the Redskins defensive line more disruptive | NBC Sports Washington
"This was one of my pre-draft visits," Brantley told reporters after wrapping up his first practice with the 'Skins. "This is one of the places I thought I was going to come, that I liked, but it didn't end up happening that way. I'm just glad to be here to get the opportunity. Just looking to make the most of it."

Need to Know: Redskins cap space sufficient but tight going into the season | NBC Sports Washington
In the offseason, the rule of 51 is in effect. That means that your cap number is the sum of the cap charges of the 51 most expensive players on the roster. That is how teams are able to carry 90 players under a salary cap designed for 53.

But after final cuts, all 53 of the players on the roster count against the cap. On top of that—and this is the big one—players who are on injured reserve go against the cap. That added $2.6 million to their cap charges. The biggest charge to the IR cap belongs to Derrius Guice's $826,000.

Redskins made change to Caleb Brantley with run defense in mind | NBC Sports Washington
The Redskins were impressed by Lanier’s pass pressure but not happy with his rushing defense. They might take a little bit of a step down in the pass rush department with Brantley, but they think that his run-stopping ability will make up for that.