PreSeason Week 3: Bills @ Redskins

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Of the four preseason games this one will probably be the most valuable to our starting players and to our coaching staff.  I believe we will our starters at least the first half before coaches start “experimenting, trying different packages, and backup players.  Hopefully we will see our 2016 Washington Redskins play a penalty-free game dominating the line of scrimmage and scoring points.  Also, a top secondary and a powerful front 7 defense is desirable.  

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Redskins @ Falcons Postgame Observations

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Don’t let announcers fool you; pre-season football games are important because our players get to hit someone else besides our own players.  Drafted and undrafted rookies and new free agents need an opportunity to show how good they are in game situations. Our coaches need to screen all the 75 players to determine who will make the final cut down to 53.

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2016 Redskins Special Teams, From George Allen to Jay Gruden

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In the early 70’s, the late great Washington Redskins head coach George Allen was the NFL coach who more or less invented the concept of “Special Teams”. Allen was the very 1st to select a coach to specifically deal with kickoffs, punt-returns, extra points, field-goals, punters, kickers, head-hunters, wedge busters, blocking punts and field-goals, and everything other than the offense and defense.

A new era in football was born when Allen realized the true value of kicks and punts:

Any team can easily win any game, or lose any game by only one carefully crafted play, either by positive or negative results.

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Week 4: Eagles @ Redskins

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 In game three we saw some great plays by some of our outstanding players; we saw some mistakes, and we can see now some things our team needs to work on to get better.  

Game 4 is all about opportunities. It’s head coach Jay Gruden’s opportunity to make up for a poor performance last year, and prove to the Redskins faithful he’s got the right stuff. It’s Kirk Cousins’ chance to make amends for last week’s loss and dozen’s of players chances to prove why they deserve a starting job with the legendary Washington Redskins.

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Week 1: Washington Redskins vs Miami Dolphins

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The regular season is finally here – Its for real now. Every game, every point will matter. The Miami Dolphins are likely an improved team this year, and as such pose a new challenge. However, the keys to victory change little from season to season; we need to have faith in our coaching staff’s ability to adjust for each new team we face.

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The Redskins Coaching Staff Has New Goals To Set

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After 83 years the coaching history of the Washington Redskins is equally rich with tradition and championships. What began with the Boston Braves & head coach Lud Wrayin 1932, and the Boston Redskins in ’33 with head coaches Lone Star Dietz & Eddie Casey in ’35 has evolved with the years into a new team now. There are new faces and new names in the coaching staff, with new traditions to build and new championships to win.

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