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The Redskins need to beat the Cowboys in 2018
The Redskins have not beaten the Cowboys at all in their last four tries and haven't beaten them at home since 2012. If that doesn't change, the Redskins will have a hard time improving their record.
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Predicting best- and worst-case stats for Redskins on defense
Need to Know: Will the Redskins defense produce more big plays this year? Or will the worst-case scenarios play out? 
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Predicting best- and worst-case stats for Redskins on offense
Need to Know: The Redskins hope that all of their offensive weapons, both new and carryover, will perform at top efficiency in 2018. But the truth is that some will peak and others will be in valleys. 
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Can the Redskins break through against Cam Newton in Week 6?
Schedule preview: The Redskins have not beaten a Panthers team with Cam Newton playing QB. Bad luck or a bad matchup? We'll get more data this year in Week 6. 
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A post-draft look at the possible Redskins defense three years from now
Need to Know: Don't look now but the Redskins have the parts to field a defense that could still be going strong in 2021. 
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Kouandjio to undergo surgery on quad, per report
Last week we reported that Redskins guard Arie Kouandjio had suffered a quad injury.
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A post-draft look at the possible Redskins offense three years from now
Need to Know: The Redskins have some good, young talent on the offensive side of the ball. What could the offensive personnel look like in 2021?
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DeAngelo Hall reportedly hanging up his cleats
The longest-tenured Redskin is set to retire. 
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Redskins will return to scene of 2017 debacle in Week 5
Schedule preview: The Redskins' worst loss in years took place in the Superdome in Week 11. They return to the scene of that collapse early this season. 
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Redskins are (very) early underdogs in most of their 2018 games
Need to Know: Tandler's Three and Out looks at the very early betting lines not looking favorable, the upcoming schedule, and, of course, left guard. 
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Redskins 2017 draft picks who must step up this season
Need to Know: If the 2018 Redskins are going to improve some players who were rookies last year need to take a second-year leap. Here are some of the most likely to pull it off. 
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The Redskins week that was—Midway through the offseason, the roster bubble
Need to Know: The hot topics during the Redskins week included the roster bubble and, for a change, compensatory draft picks. 
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Redskins rookie camp practice report
The Redskins held the first session of their rookie minicamp on Friday. Here are Tandler's observations. 
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What to look for at Redskins rookie minicamp
Need to Know: The Redskins draft picks, undrafted free agents and plenty of players just hoping for a chance will take the field today in Ashburn for rookie minicamp.
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Skins sign seven draft picks to NFL contracts
The Redskins have already signed seven of their eight draft picks to deals, just before rookie minicamp.
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Who on the Redskins has rising stock and who is down?
Need to Know: In the NFL, a player's fortune can change without him playing a down. Here are three Redskins whose stock is up after free agency and the draft and three who are down. 
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Redskins should have four compensatory picks coming their way
The books are closed on the main part of the calculation of compensatory draft picks and things look good for the Redskins in that department. 
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How do the Redskins stack up in the NFC East?
Need to Know: The Redskins have improved but so have their three main rivals. How do they stack up in the NFC East? 
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Can the Redskins contain Aaron Rodgers in Week 3?
Schedule preview: The Redskins are 2-2 against the Packers with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback. They will get the chance to get over .500 against him in Week 3.
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Will the Redskins trying a 34-year-old QB for the third time be a charm?
Need to Know: For the third time since 2004, the Redskins have traded for a 34-year-old quarterback to be their starter. Will Alex Smith be better than Mark Brunell and Donovan McNabb?
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Redskins schedule preview: Week 2 vs. Colts
Redskins schedule preview: Andrew Luck may play his first game regular season game at FedEx Field but we will have to see if he can get his throwing arm back in shape. 
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Ranking the Redskins' 2018 draft picks
Need to Know: While the Redskins had a successful draft, some individual picks were better than others. Tandler ranks them 1-8. 
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Examining the Redskins' roster bubble—Defense
Need to Know: It's early but the roster bubble is beginning to form. Take a look at who is battling for a job on defense. 
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Derrius Guice runs the ball against the Louisville Cardinals
The Redskins week that was—Roster projection, high fan approval of Guice, Payne
Need to Know: The draft and who will make the 53-man roster dominated the Redskins week that was.
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Redskins bring back Lauvao
Meet the Redskins' new possible starting left guard, same as the old starting left guard. 
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Redskins' revamped rushing D will get a strong Week 1 test
Redskins schedule preview: In the season opener, Cardinals RB David Johnson will give the revamped Washington rushing defense a tough test. 
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Examining the Redskins' roster bubble—Offense
Need to Know: The competition for Redskins roster spots is underway as workouts proceed at Redskins Park. Here are some offensive players battling to be on the right side of the bubble.
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How much can the rookies help the Redskins' rushing game woes?
Can players the Redskins took in this year's draft turn around the rushing woes on both sides of the ball? 
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After the Redskins' draft, whose jobs may be in danger?
Need to Know: The Redskins had a solid draft and that means that in the zero-sum game of NFL roster composition, some Redskins who were on the roster last year may not be around in 2018. 
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What are reasonable expectations for the four Alabama defenders?
The Redskins have drafted four defensive players from Alabama the last two years.
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Setting the odds on the Redskins' 2018 win total
Need to Know: We know who most of the key players are going to be and what the schedule looks like, so it's time to break out the imaginary casino chips and set the odds on the Redskins 2018 win total. 
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Allen dismisses talk of a move to Raiders
Appearing on the radio, Bruce Allen said that the talk of him going to join the Raiders organization is just talk. But does that close the case completely?
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Will the Redskins make a change at punt returner?
Jamison Crowder struggled with punt returns last year, particularly with ball security. The Redskins' two seventh-round picks offer interesting alternatives. 
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Projecting the Redskins' 53-man roster—Defense
Need to Know. The Redskins haven't had a single practice yet but it's still not too early to project who will make the team's roster on defense.  
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After D-line draft haul, Redskins move on from McClain, Francis
The Redskins loaded up on big defensive linemen in the draft and today they released two of them who were on their roster. 
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Will the Redskins move Nsekhe to guard after drafting Christian?
The Redskins spent a third-round pick on a tackle when they already have two quality starters and a solid backup. Does the team drafting Geron Christian signal another move?
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Projecting the Redskins' 53-man roster—Offense
Need to Know: It's too early to get into roster projections but that never stops Tandler. Here's his first post-draft look at who is likely to make it. 
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Grading the Redskins' draft
Tandler's Take: We won't know the results of the Redskins' draft for a couple of years but the process is in the books so it's fair to evaluate that right now. 
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Redskins make SMU WR Quinn Mr. Irrelevant
The Redskins got to pick Mr. Irrelevant in the NFL draft and they took a player who was quite relevant in college football last year. ​
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Redskins pick another Hokie with DB Stroman in the seventh
The Redskins added another Hokie with cornerback, and potential punt returner, Greg Stroman.
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Shaun Dion Hamilton
Redskins continue to roll with the Tide, take LB Hamilton
The Redskins added another Alabama defender to their collection in the sixth round of the draft.
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Tim Settle
The Redskins now have lots of D-line options after drafting Settle
The Redskins give themselves an array of D-line options with the addition of Virginia Tech nose tackle Tim Settle.
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Troy Apke
Redskins go with a safety in the fourth round
Redskins' took a speedy safety who could immediately help on special teams in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
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Running game addressed, what's next for the Redskins?
The Redskins had problems running the ball and stopping the run last year. They went a long way towards solving those problems on Thursday and Friday. So what's in store on Saturday?
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Are the Redskins in a position where they are forced to draft for need?
Need to Know: We all know that the Redskins' proclamation that they will draft the best available player didn't really hold water. But in drafting for need, they did what they have to do. 
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Redskins use third-round pick on raw Louisville OT
The Redskins used their third-round draft pick on Louisville offensive lineman Geron Christian, a project with great upside. 
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Redskins take Guice in the second round
The Redskins bypassed Derrius Guice once and later traded back with him on the clock. But they couldn't leaving him on the board when he was there late in the second. 
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Redskins trade back in second round
The Redskins had a chance to draft LSU running back Derrius Guice with the No. 12 pick in the second round. But the team decided to trade back instead. 
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A look at the Redskins D-line depth chart after they added Payne
For the first time in a long time, the Redskins will be able to line up four homegrown players on their defensive line. 
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What's next in the draft for the Redskins?
Need to Know: The Redskins checked a need off of their list in the first round last night. Where can they go as the draft resumes for rounds two and three tomorrow?
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Redskins hope Payne will be able to solidify a porous run defense
The Redskins were the NFL's worst rushing defense last year and they need Da'Ron Payne to help them there right away. Pass rush can come later. 
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Redskins fill a need with their top pick
The Redskins bypassed two higher-rated defensive players and filled a need in the first round, taking an Alabama defensive lineman for the second straight year. 
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Who will be left on the board for the Redskins at No. 13?
Need to Know: If you want to know who the Redskins will draft in the first round, you have to know who will be on the board. Tandler takes a stab at figuring it out. 
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The Redskins aren't big on analytics but awareness of trends will affect the draft
The Redskins are no known as a team that is into analytics and Moneyball but they are aware of trends that could influence who they pick tomorrow. 
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The Redskins are going to draft the best available player, unless they aren't
Doug Williams said that the Redskins would draft the best available player but he later listed some exceptions. 
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Final Redskins seven-round mock draft
Need to Know: If you like the big guys you'll love the top of Tandler's final Redskins mock draft. 
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Redskins will listen to draft trade offers but a trade up is unlikely
The Redskins will pick up the phone if it rings during the draft on Thursday night but Doug Williams said that a deal to move up is unlikely. 
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The Redskins' draft strategy is shifting
The Redskins' draft strategy used to focus on the passing game but that has shifted over the last few years and that new trend should continue this year. 
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Alex Smith will need to be a fast learner for the Redskins to be successful
Need to Know: It took Alex Smith about half a season to get comfortable in Andy Reid's offense when he was traded to Kansas City. He'll need to pick up Jay Gruden's system more quickly. 
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Vegas lacks faith in 2018 Redskins
Need to Know: If the Redskins want to play the disrespect and underdog cards this year they will have plenty of chances to do so. 
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Setting the final odds on the Redskins first-round draft pick
Need to Know: With the draft just three days away it's time to close the window and take the final bets on who will be the Redskins' first-round pick. 
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Five safe draft picks for the Redskins
Need to Know: Sometimes in the draft, you shouldn't overthink things and just take the safe pick. Here a five such possible picks for the Redskins. 
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The Redskins week that was—All-Redskins mock, fast-fading interest in Dez
Need to Know: In the Redskins week that was we look at an all-Redskins mock draft, trade potential in the real draft and the intense but brief fan interest in Dez Bryant. 
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Redskins' schedule "rest disparity" is very fair in 2018
The Giants complained about a scheduling problem. The NFL immediately went to fix it and, in a surprise, the solution wasn't at the expense of the Redskins.
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Clarifying the confusion about the Redskins' Week 16 game at the Titans
The Redskins have a "TBD" by the date and time of one of their games. What's the deal?
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Need to Know: Five pivotal games on the Redskins' schedule
Need to Know: All NFL games are important but some seem to be a little more important than others. At first glance at the Redskins’ schedule, these seem to be the five most pivotal games. 
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Redskins 2018 regular-season schedule is here
The release of the Redskins schedule revealed a tough road stretch late in the year which includes a Thanksgiving Day game for the third straight year. 
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Sony Michel has what the Redskins need at running back
Draft countdown: The Redskins have made no secret of the fact that they are looking for an upgrade at running back. Sony Michel could be the right player at the right place in the draft. 
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The NFL fills in the blanks on the Redskins' schedule Thursday night
Since the 2017 regular ended we’ve known who the Redskins will play this coming season and we have known where the games will be played. Tonight we find out the when. 
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Five players who are wild cards for the 2018 Redskins
Need to Know: These Redskins could hold the key to the 2018 season and it's hard to predict what the team will get out of them. 
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Is the Redskins' starter at left guard on the roster now?
As of right now, a player the Redskins cut last September is at the top of their depth chart at left guard. Could it stay that way?
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The Redskins with the most to gain during OTAs
Need to Know: Although not much gets decided in the spring, these Redskins could set themselves up to compete for key roles if they get it done during the offseason program
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Versatile DB Minkah Fitzpatrick could be too talented to leave on the board
Draft countdown: Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick could be too good for the Redskins to bypass at No. 13.
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On average, the mock drafts like Vita Vea going to the Redskins
Need to Know: One website crunched the numbers and found that a Redskins fan favorite is favored to become the team's first-round draft pick. 
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Redskins pick up 2019 option on Pro Bowl guard Brandon Scherff
In a move that surprised absolutely no one, the Redskins have utilized their option to lock up Brandon Scherff for another year. 
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Nsekhe signs tender as workouts begin
One key Redskin signed his tender just as offseason workouts begin. 
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Redskins 2018 season preparation gets underway today
Need to Know: It won't look much like football at this point, but the Redskins' formal preparation for the coming season gets underway with voluntary workouts. 
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The Redskins have a draft need at every position
Need to Know: Between needs for starters, depth, and injury protection, the Redskins could draft a player at any position. 
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The Redskins week that was—A new NFL mock draft, maximizing James' aibilities
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins week that was jas a new mock draft, maximizing talent, and a warning that it's lying season in the NFL. 
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The Dallas Cowboys release WR Dez Bryant after meeting with Jerry Jones
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Todd Archer, the Dallas Cowboys have released wide receiver Dez Bryant. 
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Is the draft talent pool deep enough for the Redskins to trade back?
It's no secret that the Redskins are going to listen to offers to trade down. However, they need to be careful about moving back to far in a shallow draft pool. 
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Seven-round Redskins mock draft
Need to Know: Tandler takes his crack at predicting all eight of the Redskins' draft picks over seven rounds. 
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Five possible Redskins second-round picks
Need to Know: The Redskins' first-round pick has been heavily scrutinized and analyzed so it's time to move on and look at where they might go in the second round. 
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If the Redskins draft James they must commit to maximizing his ability
Draft countdown: The Redskins could bypass greater needs elsewhere and take Derwin James but they would have to give him every opportunity to be an impact player. 
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Lamar Jackson in the 2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
Should Redskins fans believe what Doug Williams said about drafting a QB?
Need to Know: You know it's lying season when Doug Williams tries to convince everyone the Redskins would take a quarterback with their top draft pick. Or any other pick, for that matter.
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The best Redskins players drafted in the middle rounds
Need to Know: The Redskins can turn a good draft into a great one with some success in the fourth and fifth rounds. Here are the best players the Redskin have taken there recently. 
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Plenty of roster churn coming as Redskins look for the right mix
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins' current roster, which has 15 open spots and plenty of nose tackles. 
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O-lineman visits the Redskins and what it will take to get back the third rounder
Need to Know: Looking at some draft topics including a visit by a Day 3 lineman, what the Redskins are saying their first-round plan is, and how a hot QB could help the Redskins. 
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The Redskins week that was—50-50 success for Doctson, Taylor's potential impact
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins week that was goes into Josh Doctson's chances for success, a close look at running back need, and the potential impact of Phil Taylor. 
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Who is the favorite to be the Redskins' top draft pick?
Need to Know: The chances that the Redskins' first-round pick will be a defensive player look very strong. Tandler breaks out the casino chips and sets the odds on which one it will be. 
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RB Nick Chubb can grind for yards inside or outside
Draft countdown: Nick Chubb can gain yards up the middle and on the edge. But there are questions about his abilities in the passing game and a knee injury from three years ago. 
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2019 salary cap may drive some draft day decisions
Need to Know: The Redskins may have to let go of some veteran players next year. They might start preparing for that in this year's draft. 
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Can Taylor make an impact with the Redskins after missing three seasons?
Phil Taylor is trying to make it back into the NFL after not playing a regular season game in three full seasons. What does history say about his chances?
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What will the Redskins’ choices be at pick No. 13?
Need to Know: There are many combinations of players who could be available to the Redskins at pick No. 13. Tandler explores some scenarios. 
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Redskins re-sign NT Phil Taylor
His last NFL game was in November 2014, but the Redskins have decided to bring back NT Phil Taylor once again. 
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RB Ronald Jones has great instincts but he a fit in Washington?
Draft countdown: Ronald Jones was very productive in college but is he fast enough to shine at the NFL level? 
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How much cap room will the Redskins' 2018 draft picks take up?
Need to Know: How much cap space will the Redskins need to sign their eight draft picks? The answer may surprise you. 
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What will the Redskins do with their remaining money?
The Redskins still have some salary cap money left; will they spend it or roll it over? Plus a glance at the draft in 2019 in a Monday five pack.
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Redskins' Doctson needs 50-50 chances to be successful
Need to Know: The Redskins believe that they have a quarterback who can better take advantage of Josh Doctson's skills. But time will tell if that is true. 
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The Redskins week that was—Stars out for OTAs, opportunity knocking
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins week that was includes starters ruled out of OTAs already, a new edge rusher, and opportunity knocking.
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Will Roquan Smith be the best available player for the Redskins at No. 13?
Draft countdown: Roquan Smith might not fill an immediate need for the Redskins but will they take him if he's the best available player?
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An opportunity for Fish Smithson to to earn a role with the Redskins
Need to Know: The Redskins now officially have a hole at safety. Will Fish Smithson fill it?
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The pressure is on Redskins' Moreau, Dunbar
Need to Know: The Redskins got a veteran to help but they will be putting their hopes on two young, inexperienced players at cornerback. 
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Redskins get pennies on the dollar for 2016 second-round pick
There apparently was little competition for Su'a Cravens' services so the Redskins have to move their former second-round pick for a fire sale price. 
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Would Vea solve a longtime need for the Redskins?
Draft Countdown: The Redskins have played the 3-4 defense for nine seasons without a true nose tackle. Perhaps they will be able to solve that problem in this draft.
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The Redskins never considered drafting a rookie starting QB for 2018
Need to Know: When the Redskins started planning for Kirk Cousins' departure they never seriously considered going with a rookie QB this year. 
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Three Redskins offensive starters will miss OTAs
With all of the injuries to key players, the Redskins suffered last season, some of it was bound to leak over into 2018. 
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Looking at the Redskins' 2018 roster turnover
Need to Know: Change is a constant in the NFL. How different will the 2018 Redskins be from last year's version?
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Redskins announce signing of edge rusher McPhee
Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee visited the Redskins a week ago and on Monday he decided that he wanted to stick around. 
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Unique style prospect RB Derrius Guice could bring to D.C.
Redskins draft countdown: Running back Derrius Guice would bring a new style of running to Washington along with a whole toolbox full of moves.
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Is Roquan Smith still in play for the Redskins at pick 13?
Need to Know: Today's three and out looks at the Redskins' left guard situation, trading up in the draft, and if inside linebacker Roquan Smith still makes sense at pick 13.' 
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Opportunity is knocking for some young Redskins players
Need to Know: The Redskins moves and non-moves in free agency have left the door open for several younger players to get increased roles in 2018.
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The Redskins week that was—D-line scoop, Alex Smith's big deal
Need to Know: A look at the week that was includes still looking for help on the defensive line and the revelation of Alex Smith's big contract. 
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WR Washington's numbers don't impress but he could be a solution
Redskins Draft Countdown: Oklahoma State WR James Washington didn't wow anyone with his combine numbers but he plays bigger and faster than the stats say he should. 
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Redskins withdraw contract offer to Galette
It looks like the Redskins and Junior Galette will head their separate ways. 
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Redskins likely to return at least 16 of their 22 starters from last year
Need to Know: The Redskins were a little below mediocre last year but that record won't lead to massive changes in their starting lineup. 
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Looking at the details of Zach Brown's contract with the Redskins
The Redskins were able to re-sign inside linebacker Zach Brown to a three-year deal. Here's a look at the details.
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Redskins player quick hitters—Defensive starters
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins' defensive starters with a lot of familiar faces. It looks like there will be only two new starters compared to last year. 
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Draft Countdown: Could Da'Ron Payne be the final piece to the D-line puzzle?
Redskins Draft Countdown: The Redskins went 20 years without drafting a defensive lineman in the first round. Is Da'Ron Payne good enough to make them go back-to-back on the D-line?
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Richardson's contract is team friendly early
Paul Richardson's Redskins contract starts out with team-friendly cap impact but he must perform well in the latter years to stay. 
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Redskins player quick hitters—Offensive starters
Need to Know: A look at each of the Redskins projected offensive starters, quick hitter style. 
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Redskins make a D-line contract change, gain roster flexibility
The Redskins have altered on player's contract, ensure a level playing field in the competition for a defensive line roster spot. 
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Looking at the Redskins' defensive depth chart after early phase of free agency
Need to Know: The Redskins' defense is starting to be retooled; a look at the depth chart after a week of free agency. 
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Redskins add another ex-Cowboy as they sign Scandrick
The Redskins have signed another former Cowboy, this one a defensive back. 
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Redskins guarantee Alex Smith a whopping $71 million in new contract
One thing is apparent after looking at Alex Smith's new contract--the Redskins are not afraid of guaranteeing a lot of money to a quarterback. 
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Visitors will help determine Redskins' FA strategy
The Redskins are hosting three players today and how those visits go will determine their free agency strategy going forward. 
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Looking at the Redskins' offensive depth chart after early phase of free agency
Need to Know: There still are free agents to sign and draft picks to make but we already have a pretty good idea of what the Redskins' 2018 depth chart will look like. 
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The 2018 salaries of 5 Redskins became fully guaranteed on Sunday
Today could be like Christmas for five Redskins as their salaries become fully guaranteed. However, one player may have to sweat it out until 4 p.m.
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Looking ahead—Key Redskins 2019 free agents
Need to Know: There are still some free agent transactions to come this year but let's take a look at some of the key Redskins who will be free agents in 2019.
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Two former NFC East foes to visit Redskins soon
The Redskins will be taking visits from two former NFC East foes in the next few days.
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The Redskins week that was—Free agency frenzy
Need to Know: The Redskins week that was was all about free agency comings and goings. 
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Looking at the Redskins' inside LB depth chart now that Brown is back
The Redskins went into the year with lots of question marks at inside linebacker. Now, the depth chart is nearly set. 
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Do the Redskins let too much good homegrown talent leave?
Need to Know: As Kirk Cousins and most of the 2014 draft class walked out the door there was a lot of talk that the Redskins let too many good, homegrown players walk. A look at the name and numbers. 
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Williams says decision to get Smith was unanimous
A series of early January meetings resulted in the Redskins' decision to acquire quarterback Alex Smith
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What's left for the Redskins in free agency
Yes, most of the big names are off the board, but there still are plenty of free agents out there who can help the Redskins. Here's a look at some candidates, both internal and external. 
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Free agency shuffles the Redskins' WR depth chart
Need to Know: The Redskins have added to and subtracted from their wide receiver depth chart and plenty of questions remain.
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Redskins and NFL free agency tracker: Long headed to the Jets
Redskins and NFL free agency tracker: Follow all of the moves as NFL free agency and trades move into full gear. 
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Redskins make it official: Alex Smith headed to Washington
It's been 43 days since the big deal was reported. Now the Redskins can make it official. Alex Smith is a Washington Redskins.
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Norwell's contract will lead to a big payday for Scherff
Need to Know: The Jaguars made guard Andrew Norwell the highest-paid O-lineman in the league and that will help Brandon Scherff get paid when it comes time for him to get a new deal. 
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Ryan Grant
Grant reportedly headed to the Ravens
Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Grant has agreed to sign with the Ravens.
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Breeland reportedly headed to Panthers
The Redskins have lost another mainstay as four-year starter at cornerback Bashaud Breeland is headed to the Panthers. 
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Are the Redskins pursuing a top D-lineman?
Need to Know: A look at what happened on Monday as the Redskins retained two of their own and prepared for a big man visit. 
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Redskins paying a big price to keep Nsekhe
The Redskins want to hang on to restricted free agent offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe and they will pay a hefty price to do so. 
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Redskins re-sign Hopkins
The Redskins are sticking with kicker Dustin Hopkins. 
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Free agency gets underway for Redskins, NFL
Need to Know: The Redskins will get down to business this week as the new league year gets underway. 
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Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith
Free agency season reminder: The devil is in the contract details
Over the coming weeks, you will hear a lot of reports about a lot of lucrative NFL free agent contracts. But hold on to your reaction until the details of the deal are uncovered. 
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Need to Know: Redskins salary cap notes and nuggets as free agency approaches
Need to Know: The Redskins are in decent salary cap space after accounting for Alex Smith's contract and they have the ability to create more. 
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Report: Redskins still shopping Cravens, waiting for someone to meet their price
The Cravens trade talk has died down in the media but per a report, the Redskins are just waiting for someone to meet their asking price. 
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The Redskins week that was—Mistakes and blame in the Cousins affair
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins week that was with a lot of Cousins talk and a look at draft strategy. 
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Ranking the Redskins' biggest needs
Need to Know: The Redskins have plenty of needs and some of them are more important than others. Tandler ranks the most pressing positions. 
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How aggressive will the Redskins be this offseason?
Need to Know: A look at some news and notes including Niles Paul's likely departure, roster churn, and whether they will match the Eagles' aggressive approach. 
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Redskins still thin at safety after bringing back Everett
Even with the re-signing of Deshazor Everett, the Redskins still face a lot of questions about their depth at safety.
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The Redskins' pre-free agency to-do list
Need to Know: The Redskins have some decisions to ponder before free agency starts one week from today. 
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Redskins officially pass on tagging Cousins for third time
The Redskins’ time with Kirk Cousins at quarterback essentially ended at 4 p.m. today.
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Redskins have some cap money to spend
Need to Know: The NFL announced the 2018 salary cap and the Redskins officially have some money to spend.
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Redskins will have seven picks in the 2018 NFL Draft
The NFL has announced the order for the upcoming draft; here is where the Redskins' seven picks will fall. 
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Setting the early odds on the Redskins' first-round pick
Need to Know: The NFL Combine is in the books so let's get out the casino chips and see what position the Redskins are most likely to draft in the first round.  
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Could combine performances of Smith, Edmunds affect Redskins' free agent strategy?
Need to Know: A Monday morning five pack looking at possible Redskins strategies at running back, cornerback, and wide receiver.
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Five running backs who could be on the Redskins' draft radar
Need to Know: Doug Williams said that the Redskins may be looking to draft a running back with a pick in the first four rounds. Here are some faces that could be put with the picks. 
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The Redskins week that was—Hoping for an early QB run
Need to Know: The Redskins week that was had talk about the draft, Su'a Cravens, and uncertainty on the O-line. 
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Supply of running backs in draft should let the Redskins fill their need
Need to Know: Doug Williams said that the Redskins need a running back and that the draft is loaded with them.
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What could the Redskins get in a Cravens trade?
The Redskins and Broncos are talking about a Su’a Cravens trade. Details beyond that are sketchy.
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In Round 1, need and best available player may intersect
Need to Know: Best player available? Fill a need? The Redskins may not have to have to make a choice on draft day. 
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Where will these Redskins pass catchers play in 2018?
Need to Know: A wide receiver and a tight end look right at home in Washington but a third pass catcher is likely headed elsewhere.
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Plenty of uncertainty among Redskins' linebackers
Need to Know: The Redskins were strong at both the inside and outside linebacker spots last year but some key members of the unit don't know where they'll be in 2018.
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Examining Redskins with uncertain futures on the O-line
Need to Know: It's nearly March and many who were Redskins last year don't know where they will report for offseason training in April. Here's a look at a couple of them on the offensive line.
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Five Redskins who must step up in 2018
Need to Know: There is pressure on every NFL player but the spotlight will be brighter on these Redskins as the team gets ready for the 2018 season. 
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The five highest-paid 2018 Redskins
Need to Know: The Redskins have some well-compensated players; here are the ones at the top of the money list. 
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The most overrated Redskins events of 2017
Need to Know: Yes, we did overhype some things last year. Here's a look at events that seemed big at the time but had little impact. 
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The most underrated Redskins events of 2017
Need to Know: With everything the Redskins do getting such close scrutiny, it's hard to find important moments that went under the radar. Tandler managed to find a few. 
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The Redskins appear to be set at center
Need to Know: The Redskins appear to be set at center after sixth-round pick Chase Roullier took over in the middle during the season. 
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Galette will be a valued free agent
Need to Know: Junior Galette didn't light it up in the sack department last year but he got lots of pressure on opposing QBs and that will make him a coveted free agent. 
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Could Nsekhe be the Redskins' answer at left guard?
Need to Know: A Monday morning look at a few topics including the CBA language that may keep the Redskins from tagging Kirk Cousins and a possible in-house solution at left guard. 
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Tandler's Take—Drafting a running back early not a cure-all for Redskins' ground game
Tandler's Take: Many want to see the Redskins take a running back early in the coming draft but doing so would not necessarily be a cure for their ailing running game.
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The Redskins week that was—Costly cornerbacks, offseason blueprint
Need to Know: A look at the Redskins week that was featuring the cost of doing business with cornerbacks, an offseason blueprint, and Alex Smith's enthusiasm.
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Cousins reportedly ready to file grievance if Skins tag him
The Redskins might try to franchise tag quarterback Kirk Cousins to try to get some compensation for him as he leaves. But Cousins’ camp might not let that happen without a fight.
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No cap casualties for the Redskins?
Need to Know: You will start to see plenty of NFL veterans around the league become victims of the salary cap but don't look for any in Washington. 
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Forget what you hear about the Redskins' schedule strength
Need to Know: You have seen a lot about the Redskins' 2018 strength of schedule recently. It's bad, out of context information and you should ignore it. 
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Looking at some under the radar Redskins needs
Need to Know: There is plenty of chatter about needs at wide receiver and what the Redskins will do at cornerback. Here's a look at some needs that are often overlooked. 
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Should the Redskins have interest in WR Sanders?
The Broncos may put an accomplished wide receiver on the trade block. Given their need at the position should the Redskins be interested?
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The perfect fit for the Redskins at No. 13?
Need to Know: Even though it's still early, mock drafts are now being constructed using more data. And the data points to this player being an excellent fit in terms of needs and value. 
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An offseason blueprint for the Redskins
Everyone has suggestions as to what the Redskins should do during the offseason; here's one proposal along with my comments. 
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Will the Redskins be aggressive in free agency?
Need to Know: Some Monday morning thoughts including how hard the Redskins will hit the free agent market and what might happen with RB Kapri Bibbs. 
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Tandler's Take—What should expectations be for the 2018 Redskins?
Need to Know: Not all teams shoot for the Super Bowl every season. How well would be 2018 Redskins have to play to meet reasonable expectations? 
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What the Redskins will do at RB and CB, more on the trade
The Redskins week that was looks at Tandler's unpopular answer to a question about running backs and more angles on the big trade. 
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Redskins offseason will hit warp speed soon
Need to Know: Yes, the Redskins have made a big move this year already. But the offseason will really get going in the coming weeks. 
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It's science--Preston Smith is a top pass rusher
Need to Know: Preston Smith did not rack up a bunch of sacks last year but here's scientific proof that he had a very good season. 
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Could the Smith deal get scuttled, McDaniels style?
Just like the deal for Josh McDaniels to become the Colts' head coach, the Alex Smith trade is just a verbal agreement? Could the trade fall apart, too?
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What will the Redskins do at running back?
Need to Know: Answering your questions from social media including what the Redskins might do at running back and why Colt McCoy didn't get a chance. 
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With Fuller gone, what does the cornerback depth chart look like?
The Redskins have lost one of their top three cornerbacks in the Alex Smith trade and another one could be headed out town as a free agent. What does that depth chart look like now?
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Setting the early odds on the 2018 Redskins
Need to Know: Vegas has set the Super Bowl odds so why not break out the chips and look at the scenarios for the Redskins. 
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Why the Redskins won't draft a QB early
The Redskins will have to find a successor to Alex Smith sooner rather than later but the timing isn't right to do it this year. 
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The Redskins are falling behind in the NFC East
Need to Know: The other NFC East teams have now won a combined six Super Bowls since the Redskins last hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. 
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Redskins reportedly considering tagging Cousins but odds of a deal still slim
There are reports that the Redskins are talking about trying to tag Kirk Cousins and then trade him. Talking about doesn't remove the numerous obstacles to pulling off such a deal. 
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Tandler's Take--Sorting out the Cousins era
Need to Know: Tandler's take looks at the Kirk Cousins era. How did we like that? 
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Bobby Beathard gets the Hall of Fame nod
The Redskins had a chance to get two names from their glory years into the Pro Football Hall of Fame today. One of them got in.  
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Jacoby doesn't make the Hall on his last chance
Redskins great Joe Jacoby will not be included in the 2018 Hall of Fame class, per our JP Finlay. 
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The Redskins week that was-Why trade Fuller and other questions answered
Need to Know: A week that started out focused on the Super Bowl was turned upside down by the trade of Alex Smith to Washington. You had questions; we had answers. 
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Could a draft day QB run push LB Roquan Smith to the Redskins?
Need to Know: Tandler tackling some non-Redskins topics including how the dynamics of the draft could push a top-10 talent to them at pick No. 13. 
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Why the Redskins won't use the tag on anyone in 2018
After being a big date the last couple of years, the franchise tag deadline is likely to be of no interest to those following the Redskins. 
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