Redskins Weekly News Roundup 5-10-2016

Redskins Weekly News Roundup 5-10-2016

Redskins Weekly News Roundup 5-10-2016

Below is a collection of Redskins articles from the last week around the web…click the headline in bold to open each article.

McCloughan may use extra 2017 picks to deal for players this year | CSN Mid-Atlantic
McCloughan wasn’t just stockpiling 2017 picks; he may use some as assets to acquire players this season.

Redskins Get Younger Third Quarterback In Nate Sudfeld
Nate Sudfeld is built in a slightly different than Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy, but the rookie quarterback hopes to learn behind the duo while soaking up the NFL experience.

Matt Ioannidis Ready To Jump Right In With Redskins Defensive Line

A steady presence for Temple during his college career, Matt Ioannidis is ready to get to work with the Redskins and provide the team youthful production from the middle of the line.

Making The Case For Larry Brown’s HOF Enshrinement

Larry Brown had a memorable career with the Redskins. Why hasn’t he made it into Canton?

McCloughan reveals where the Redskins will line up Cravens in base defense | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Su’a Cravens got a safety’s number and is listed as a safety on the roster. But the Redskins will utilize his versatility.

Need to Know: The cap implications of the Redskins cutting Chris Culliver | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 3, 10 days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 114 days ago. It will be 132 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

5 Takeaways: May 2 Scot McCloughan Presser

Here’s five takeaways from Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan’s media session with reporters on May 2, 2016, at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va.

Redskins, Kirk Cousins optimistic on deal, but reality makes it tough – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

Both the Redskins and Kirk Cousins want the quarterback signed to a long-term deal, but at this point neither side has incentive to compromise.

Washington Redskins release veteran corner Chris Culliver

After signing Josh Norman and picking corner Kendall Fuller in the draft, the Redskins were in position to cut Chris Culliver and save cap space.

Redskins make wise investment in Jordan Reed, albeit with some risk – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

There are some injury concerns with Jordan Reed, but he’s a valuable part of the Redskins’ passing game.

It looks like Santana Moss is getting his Master’s Degree Thursday | CSN Mid-Atlantic

According to his Instagram, Redskins fan favorite Santana Moss is getting an MBA from the University of Miami Thursday.

Redskins building a long-term core of star players | CSN Mid-Atlantic

The Redskins are starting to build a core of star players who will be with them for the long haul.

Reed deal a big item off of Redskins to-do list | CSN Mid-Atlantic

The Redskins can now check a big item off of their to-do list. They have locked up another key player into the next decade.

Need to Know: Will all seven Redskins draft picks make the roster? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, May 5, eight days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 116 days ago. It will be 130 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

Josh Doctson, Matt Jones Will Have Large Roles In 2016

During an appearance on ESPN980, Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay spoke highly of the talents of Josh Doctson and believes Matt Jones will be able to take on a greater load in 2016.

Redskins’ draft pick Daniels sure can create havoc | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins

Soon after the Redskins drafted linebacker Steven Daniels in the seventh round, Jay Gruden said that he was impressed with the Boston College product’s style of play. “When he thumps you he thumps you,” said Gruden. Well, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Washington Redskins’ draft philosophy produces winning mindset – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

The Redskins look at measurables the way every other NFL team does, but GM Scot McCloughan places a higher premium on energetic, passionate players.

Washington Redskins’ remaining holes include D-line, running back – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

Washington has added talent to the roster this offseason, but still needs a nose tackle and depth at running back and in the secondary.

Su’a Cravens already makes Washington Redskins GM Scot McCloughan grin – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

The Redskins don’t know exactly how they will use second-round pick Su’a Cravens, but it’s that versatility that has them excited.

Led by Cousins, Redskins top NFLPA’s ‘Rising 50’ with five players | CSN Mid-Atlantic

With a growing group of young stars, the Redskins boast one the NFL’s most marketable rosters.

Need to Know: Redskins who may be next in line for new contracts | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins

Here is what you need to know on this Friday, May 6, seven days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 117 days ago. It will be 129 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

Kendall Fuller Gives Redskins Additional Options With Cornerbacks

Once healthy, the Redskins think Kendall Fuller can play both inside and outside, giving the team more flexibility for how they’ll handle opposing aerial attacks.

Redskins post-draft depth chart, defense: Starting spots up for grabs | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins

Here is a look at the Redskins’ depth chart on defense after the draft. Undrafted free agents whose signings have been announced by the team are included. Take a look at the offensive depth chart from a post earlier this week.

Jordan Reed’s health matters, QB stats plummet without him in game – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

The Washington Redskins kept tight end Jordan Reed from testing free agency with a long-term extension. Now keeping him healthy is their priority.

Santana Moss Set To Receive MBA From Miami

The former Redskins wide receiver went back to get a Master’s degree at his alma mater.

PHOTOS: Redskins Close Out First Week Of Phase 2 Workouts

The Washington Redskins continued their early preparations for the 2016 NFL Season on Thursday, going through the fourth day of Phase 2 workouts.

Jordan Reed doesn’t see how defenses will be able to keep up with Redskins’ legion of receivers | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Jordan Reed joins Larry Michael on “Redskins Nation” to discuss his new deal and how defense will struggle to cover all the Redskins’ offensive weapons.

Jordan Reed eager to prove he’s worth the money | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Jordan Reed played like one of the NFL’s best tight ends in 2015. After getting a big cotnract extension on Thursday, he’s eager to prove last season was no fluke.

Redskins TE Jordan Reed signs long-term deal, says ‘I don’t want to be anywhere else’ – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA
Tight end Jordan Reed of the Washington Redskins said he can’t imagine playing anywhere else, and for the foreseeable future, he doesn’t have to.

Redskins sign six of their seven 2016 draft picks | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The Redskins have signed six of their seven 2016 draft picks, including first round selection Josh Doctson.

Redskins sign draft picks; rookie camp takes place this weekend – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA
The Washington Redskins have signed six of their seven draft picks.

Way too early Redskins 53-man roster projection—Offense | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
The Redskins currently have 88 players on their roster. Between now and September 3 they will cut that down to 53 players. Here are my projections of who will end up on the roster on offense when the dust settles and that roster is turned in. Look for the defensive projections here tomorrow.

Need to Know: How safe are the Redskins’ Riley and Lauvao? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, May 9, four days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 120 days ago. It will be 126 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

Washington Redskins excited about Nate Sudfeld’s potential – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
The Redskins wanted a QB to develop behind Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy, and Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld has the size and track record they covet.

Need to Know: The offseason pressure is on Redskins RB Jones | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, May 8, five days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 119 days ago. It will be 127 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

Reed’s contract lucrative but team friendly | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Jordan Reed will make some good money if he plays well and finishes out his contract extension. But the Redskins can terminate the deal with little pain after two years.

Where did the Redskins’ draft picks rank in high school? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
How did the players who make up the 2016 Redskins Draft Class rank as prospects back in high school? It’s time to look back at how highly or lowly-touted Washington’s seven picks were before entering college.

A Change In Approach Continues To Pay Off For Preston Smith
Originally not having the mindset the Redskins wanted, Preston Smith altered his approach late in 2015 for a strong final month of the season. The hope is that it will continue in 2016.

Way too early Redskins 53-man roster projection—Defense | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
The Redskins currently have 88 players on their roster. Between now and September 3 they will cut that down to 53 players. Here are my projections of who will end up on the roster on offense when the dust settles and that roster is turned in.

Need to Know: How many wins for the 2016 Redskins? | Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 10, three days before the Washington Redskins hold their rookie minicamp. Timeline —The Redskins last played a game 121 days ago. It will be 125 days until they host the Steelers in their 2016 season opener.

Feeling At Home, Jamison Crowder Eager To Build On Rookie Year
Jamison Crowder was a key piece of the Redskins’ offense during his rookie season in 2015, and the wide receiver only hopes his contributions — including a few more touchdowns — grow in 2016.

Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed ranks high on fantasy list – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Outside of Jordan Reed, the Washington Redskins didn’t have any elite fantasy options in ESPN’s initial fantasy football rankings.

Redskins In :60 – A Busy Day For Rookies
The Redskins’ rookie class was quite active on Monday, as they took part in their first practice with their new teammates. The team also signed six of its seven draft picks, along with two undrafted free agents.

NFC East projected starters: Team-by-team breakdown – NFL.com
With the NFL draft behind us, Around The NFL will project starting lineups with tasty position battle nuggets for all 32 teams. Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the NFC East.

Niles Paul Receives Honor Back In His Hometown
Redskins tight end Niles Paul was inducted into his high school’s Vikings of Distinction Hall of Fame Friday evening.

Redskins See Junior Galette ‘Working His Tail Off’ In Comeback
Explosive, intense, passionate, all words that have been used to describe Redskins linebacker Junior Galette, who is focused on making a full return after missing the 2015 season.

Jordan Reed’s contract is solid, fair for Redskins as well – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Jordan Reed’s new contract is a good deal for both him and the team. Here is the breakdown of what the deal looks like.

Lil Wayne client among Washington Redskins UDFA additions – Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Reggie Northrup led Florida State in tackles for a second consecutive season in 2015.

Redskins depth chart preview: How do Norman and Fuller change things? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Corners who were locks are no longer locks following the unexpected arrival of Josh Norman and Kendall Fuller.

Redskins Weekly News Roundup 5-10-2016

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