Offensive linemen Trent Williams and Chris Chester are improving, but neither practiced in team drills on Monday.Williams, who is sidelined with a bone bruise on his left foot, said he hopes to participate fully in practice Tuesday.The starting left tackle also revealed he had an MRI in addition to the X-ray taken Thursday in Buffalo, where he was injured when teammate Maurice Hurt landed on him. The MRI was also negative.I feel a lot better, Williams said. If Coach lets me go, Im going to go.Chester, meantime, said he hopes to practice at some point this week and suit up for Saturdays preseason game in Chicago. The starting right guard has been sidelined since last Monday with a sprained left ankle.I feel really positive about the direction Im headed, Chester said. We just want to be smart about it. The most important game is the regular season opener in New Orleans.Left guard Maurice Hurt participated fully in practice after missing Saturdays session with some swelling in his left knee.
It did not take long for Dwayne Haskins to win approval from the media and the Redskins coaching staff in a short amount of time at OTAs.
That excitement from the Redskins OTAs has reverberated across the country and made him the feature of NBC Sports' Chris Simms QB School series. There, the current NFL analyst and former NFL quarterback made big comparisons to the No. 15 overall pick Haskins to Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger.
Simms was enthralled with the skillset that Haskins possesses and his potential. Citing his arm talent and the small mechanics of the 22-year-old, Simms thinks he has all the tools to be a top-tier NFL QB.
"He reminds me a lot of a big Ben Roethlisberger with his style of football play. [Haskins] arm is special, there's no doubt about that," Simms said.
Comparing a rookie QB to a two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback that has made six All-Pro teams is not too shabby. Roethlisberger has thrown for over 54,000 yards in his career with 363 touchdowns across his NFL career. They both wear No. 7, both played their college ball in Ohio, and both are known for their ability to hurl a football down the field.
Some of the strong qualities of Haskins that Simms highlighted were his tight and quick arm motion, his controlled body rotation, and the accuracy down the field. At the same time, he pointed out that Haskins has a tendency to drop his elbow on passes, forcing his passes to sail high.
"[Haskins] has Big Ben Roethlisberger-type talent and I know he's already wowed some people down there in Washington in his first few practices."
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Before you blink Redskins training camp will be here, which means preseason football is not far off and the 2019 NFL regular season will come with it.
On Friday afternoon, the Washington Redskins released its 2019 training camp schedule, set to begin July 25. Training camp will take place at Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, Va. for the seventh straight year.
This year is set to be the most intriguing training camp since Robert Griffin III was drafted by the team in 2012. Playing in his first NFL training camp first-round draft pick Dwayne Haskins will be the center of attention with the team's quarterback position still up in the air. There will be competition from trade acquisition Case Keenum and Redskins mainstay Colt McCoy.
More to watch:
-Derrius Guice will be in the backfield practicing with Adrian Peterson for the first time.
-The return of the Alabama Wall in Darron Payne and Jonathan Allen.
-Which wide receiver(s) will step up into holes in the offense.
Here is everything you need to know about the 2019 Redskins training camp.
When is the Redskins 2019 training camp?
The Redskins 2019 training camp begins on Thursday, July 25 at 9:45 a.m. ET and runs to the team's final practice on Saturday, August 11.
What time does the Redskins training camp start?
Most days of the Redskins training camp schedule starts with a practice at 9:45 a.m. ET with a late afternoon walkthrough at 4:40 p.m. ET.
Where is the Redskins training camp located?
The Redskins 2019 training camp is located at the Bon Secours Training Center at 2401 W. Leigh St., Richmond, Va. 23220.
How much does it cost to attend the Redskins training camp?
The Redskins training camp is free and open to the public. For more information on logistics, head to the Redskins’ official training camp page.
Redskins training camp schedule
Date — Camp Opens — Practice — Walkthrough — Camp Closes
Thurs. 7/25 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Fri. 7/26 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Sat. 7/27 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Sun. 7/28 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Tues. 7/30 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Wed. 7/31 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Thurs. 8/1 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Fan Appreciation Day:
Sat. 8/3 — TBA — 1:00 p.m. — No Walkthrough — TBA
Sun. 8/4 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Mon. 8/5 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — 4:40 p.m. — TBA
Tues. 8/6 — TBA — 1:35 p.m. — No Walkthrough — TBA
Thurs. 8/8 — PRESEASON WEEK 1 AT CLEVELAND BROWNS 7:30 P.M.
Sat. 8/10 — TBA — 1:35 p.m. — No Walkthrough — TBA
Sun. 8/11 — TBA — 9:45 a.m. — No Walkthrough— TBA
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