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WFT camp notes: The pads go on and the 'hostility' shoots up on Tuesday | RSN
For the first time this camp, Washington wore pads and got after it a bit on Tuesday. Here's a recap of the practice.

Landon Collins, healthy again, rejoins Washington’s revamped secondary - The Washington Post
Collins may have to compete for a starting spot within a deep safety group this season.

Ron Rivera is not concerned about Curtis Samuel's absence at camp | RSN
The Washington Football Team wide receiver has missed all of training camp so far.

Kobe Bryant helped DeAngelo Hall after a torn Achilles. Now Hall wants to help Landon Collins – The Athletic
Hall knows Collins, Washington's starting strong safety, won't be affected "at all" following the injury because of Bryant's advice.

'Cole Dirt': Holcomb talks Washington locker room reactions to his mullet | RSN
Cole Holcomb joined our JP Finlay to talk about the very pressing matter of his more pronounced mullet during Washington training camp.

5 Washington Football Team Backups Who Could Start Elsewhere | WFT Roster Talk

Chase Young, Montez Sweat lead trash-talking, energized training camp - Washington Times
McLaurin's taunt isn't a sign of bad blood between teammates. Rather, that exchange has been the norm for a spirited training camp -- one that was particularly energized Tuesday, when the Burgundy-and-Gold put on pads for the first time. Coaches and players have tended to downplay the theatrics, but the verbal sparring has been a constant over the first week of practices.

Training Camp Notebook: Consistency From The Quarterbacks
There was a different kind of energy Tuesday morning for the first day of pads. Here are some observations from today's practice.

Blitz Pickup Is A Game Of Telephone To Charles Leno
The offensive line needs to be on the same page, and when it comes to blitz pickup, communication is everything.

Washington Football Team’s vaccination rate improves to 84 percent - The Washington Post
Washington is still behind the NFL average of 90 percent, but its rate has increased significantly from 60 percent as of last week.

Ron Rivera: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is 'befuddling'
Despite his team having one of the NFL's lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates, Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera has reason for optimism.

Report: More than 80 percent of WFT has received at least one Covid vaccine shot | RSN
Washington's vaccination rate is now up to more than 80 percent of players who have received at least one shot, according to a report.

This video of Logan Thomas winning a jump ball against William Jackson III rules | RSN
William Jackson III is a terrific cornerback, but on this play, Logan Thomas clearly got the better of him.

Tanya Snyder can revive WFT
There is a new face, a new voice of the Washington Football Team and it shouldn’t change anytime soon. Tanya Snyder’s emergence is working for a team that needs to sell tickets after Dan’s 22-year stewardship broke the fanbase.

PHOTOS: First Day of Pads
The Washington Football Team straps on the pads for the first time in training camp during Tuesday's practice. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Football Team)