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Bullet points: Long-term deal for Davis?

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Bullet points: Long-term deal for Davis?

A few quick nuggets to get your Tuesday morning started:--There are eight players eligible for the supplemental draft and one of them, Josh Gordon, was a wide receiver at Baylor with Robert Griffin III. But I wouldnt look for the Redskins to take him. Besides receiver being a very crowded spot already, Gordon was suspended after a drug arrest at Baylor. The Redskins have their fill of that issue and it is doubtful they will add another. Well take a closer look at the others when the draft gets closer.--I was a lot more wishy-washy than I usually am when predicting who will make the team on the offensive line. The last two spots are going to be tough to pick and it may come down to a matter if deciding on potential vs. experience. Things may get more clear when they put the pads on in training camp.--I had a reader ask me about the possibility of signing Nick Collins, the ex-Packers safety who had spinal fusion surgery last fall. Hes a quality player and only 28 but the neck surgery is the obvious issue. They say he has been cleared to play but the Redskins, and many other teams, arent inclined to take the risk. I understand that Collins surgery was done to different vertebrae than was Peyton Mannings and that Collins was in a risker area.--Fred Davis has signed his franchise player tender and the deadline for him to sign a long-term deal is July 16. It is, however, extremely unlikely that Davis will be getting a new, multi-year contract. He is going to have to demonstrate that he can stay out of trouble before the Redskins are going to write him a big signing bonus check.Days until: Rookies report 13; training camp 23; preseason opener @ Bills 37; final cuts 60; Redskins @ Saints 68; home opener vs. Bengals 82

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2018 NFL Power Rankings: Titans rising, shake-up in Top 10

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2018 NFL Power Rankings: Titans rising, shake-up in Top 10

The most surprising outcome from Week 10 in the NFL season was the Tennessee Titans 34-10 thrashing of the New England Patriots.

How far did New England fall? How high did the Patriots rise?

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Despite missing three starting offensive lineman and several other key contributors due to injury, the Redskins got back in the win column with a 16-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With a two game lead in the NFC East, their stock rose a tad.

Coming off their bye week, the Eagles fell to the Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. How were each of their rankings affected?

The Saints won their eighth straight, while the Steelers won their fifth straight. Where do these two rank in the Top 5?

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The battle for No. 32 is perhaps more interesting than the battle for No. 1, but the Raiders stay in control of the bottom spot for now.

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Adrian Peterson is fifth in rushing and, oh yeah, he finally feels fully healthy now

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Adrian Peterson is fifth in rushing and, oh yeah, he finally feels fully healthy now

The version of Adrian Peterson the Redskins have been getting this year — the one who currently sits as the NFL's fifth-leading rusher and the one who has been the team's only consistent offensive threat — hasn't even been the fully in-shape version, according to Peterson.

If you take him at his word, that's a pretty frightening thought for non-Redskins defenses to ponder.

After practice on Wednesday, the 33-year-old was asked about how he's feeling after dealing with ankle and shoulder problems earlier in the season. Those problems are apparently now all behind him.

"Last week, I actually started feeling all the way healthy," he said in the 'Skins locker room. "My shoulder, I'm back to bench pressing. I hadn't done that in three weeks. And so I'm back to doing the normal things that I was able to do. My ankle's feeling good, my body's just feeling refreshed."

Oh, so the guy who's been averaging nearly 75 yards per game on about 17 carries per game and the guy who's scored four total touchdowns through nine contests is only just now back to normal?

Damn.

"Second half has been a blessing to me, you know?" he said. "It was a grind the first eight weeks, and here now, as I stand in front of you, my body's feeling amazing."

Must be nice to be one of the sport's best players of this generation, huh?

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