Saturday Slop: Terrence Austin Learning To Be A Pro Receiver;Chase Minnifield Makes Strong First Impression
Mike Shanahan on Peyton Manning staying at his house – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
The Redskins coach took the opportunity to remind us that sometimes news gets by us.
The Redskins Blog | Austin Learning To Be A Pro Receiver
“When I got here, I didn’t really understand how to be a pro,” Austin said. “What I mean by that is understanding the intangibles of a wide receiver — making sure I run a route a certain way against man or zone coverage. You know, just simple things like that, and also just being a student of the game — being in the film room and just taking advantage of learning of guys who were ahead of me like Santana Moss.”
LaVar & Dukes: Is Robert Griffin III Facing More Pressure Than Andrew Luck? « CBS DC
Who is facing more pressure? Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins or Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts? LaVar and Dukes explored.
Redskins email report: Hope at safety? Maybe | Washington Examiner
One longtime general manager in this week’s email report referred to the Redskins new safeties as “patchwork guys.” It’s tough to argue. Brandon Meriweather, Tanard Jackson and Madieu Williams all come with baggage, whether from injuries, fading play or drug suspensions.
The Redskins Blog | Darrell Green’s Son Gives NFL A Shot
“He should have been drafted, I truly believe that,” Darrell Green said. “But he’s taking the beltway around. And that’s OK. But he’s worked and worked and now he’s going to have to keep working.”
Coaches still expect much from Santana Moss – The Insider – The Washington Post
“Santana’s entire offseason. . . to me he came in possessed. He was ready to go,” Shanahan said. “You saw it physically, and then to see him in the meeting rooms, he’s been great. He’s been so attentive and it’s shown over to the field. The guy’s not thinking out there, he’s confident in his speed. He feels confident in his knowledge of the offense and there’s no hesitation. He’s been very exciting.”
Brandon Meriweather appears set at strong safety, but Redskins free safety job still up for grabs – The Insider – The Washington Post
The Washington Redskins’ offseason program draws to a close today, and in six weeks, the players report for training camp. But there still are questions about the secondary.
Minnifield Makes Strong First Impression
“Obviously, it would have been better if I was drafted because the team would have invested more into me,” he explained. “But at the end of the day, this is the NFL and if you’re not playing up to your capabilities, you get cut. It’s the best guys that are going to play–whoever is getting the job done.”
Cooley, Niles Paul and more Redskins notes – NFC East Blog – ESPN
My Washington Redskins fans ask a lot about tight end Chris Cooley, who’s one of their favorite players but hasn’t been the same the past few years du
80 Years on the Warpath: The Sammy Baugh Era 1937-1952 – Hogs Haven
80 Years on the Warpath: The Sammy Baugh Era 1937-1952
Raheem, trash talker supreme – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
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Redskins Pondering Their Options with Robert Griffin III – Hogs Haven
Redskins Pondering Their Options with Robert Griffin III. Reports suggest the Redskin could look to run some form of the option offense. We take a look at a few of the more common plays.
Will RG3 be running into danger? – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
When Robert Griffin III said earlier this week that he will not slide if he runs late in games brought a collective gulp to many Redskins fans and perhaps some coaches, too. “He can’t do that, he’s going to get killed if he runs” was a typical comment.
Hogs Haven Podcast: Swine Time is Fine Time – Hogs Haven
Hogs Haven Podcast: Swine Time is Fine Time. The latest podcast from the Hogs Haven crew, with special guest John Keim.
Culturally feeling better about Redskins
It’s a measure of the culture change that Robert Griffin III’s arrival has meant for the Redskins not necessarily to look just at how he will — apparently already has — make an impact on the team itself. But step back and view it from the outside.
Redskins 2012 schedule analysis
One national football magazine dissects the highs and lows of the Redskins schedule.
Madieu Williams has edge in Redskins’ safety battle – NFL.com
The Redskins overhauled their safety spots this offseason. O.J. Atogwe, LaRon Landry, out. Brandon Meriweather looks like he’s got the strong safety job, and an ex-Niner could start alongside him.
Mike Shanahan: ‘Fit the system’ to Robert Griffin III – NFL.com
The Redskins and coach Mike Shanahan know that a tailor-made offensive system is the key to Robert Griffin III having a successful start in D.C.
Andrew Luck, RG3 won’t match Newton, says scout – NFL.com
NFL scout Greg Gabriel believes Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III will have Andy Dalton-like rookie seasons but that Luck is more prepared for the playoffs.