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Aldrick Robinson 'ready to go full speed'

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Aldrick Robinson 'ready to go full speed'

Aldrick Robinson passed all of the requisite neurological tests during an examination Wednesday afternoon and has been cleared to play Sunday against the Falcons.Robinson, the Redskins No. 5 wide receiver, also participated fully in practice Thursday, less than a week after being knocked unconscious for more than a minute during a pregame collision with teammate Brandon Meriweather.Hes ready to go full speed, Coach Mike Shanahan said after practice.Shanahan said he thought Robinson could have played in Tampa Bay, but NFL rules prohibited him from suiting up.Ill be honest with you, after talking to him after he went out, I thought he could have played that afternoon, Shanahan said. But it was one of those situations with the rules where you cant play after youre knocked out.He felt very good, never had any side effects, the coach added. Right from the start, he felt good that evening and the next day. You never know if hes going to pass the test for sure, but I felt like there was a good chance.

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Inclement weather forces Redskins-Bucs game to be rescheduled

Inclement weather forces Redskins-Bucs game to be rescheduled

The Redskins and Buccaneers are going to wrap up their preseason earlier than the other 30 teams in the NFL, thanks to some inclement weather that's heading toward Tampa Bay.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the matchup between the two NFC squads has been bumped up a day to try and avoid what looks like a lot of precipitation and winds in Florida, courtesy of Tropical Depression Nine

Washington sent out this tweet in response to the news:

"It has become apparent that the most severe weather associated with Tropical Depression Nine will likely make landfall on Thursday," said Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford, according to the Bucs' website. "This decision was made by both teams in conjunction with the National Football League and local authorities in an effort to ensure the safety of our fans, players and stadium staff."

Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. Get ready for some Hump Day Football.

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Dustin Hopkins shows no mercy, mashes a home run off helpless kid

Dustin Hopkins shows no mercy, mashes a home run off helpless kid

Earlier this month at training camp, Nick Sundberg complimented Dustin Hopkins' "huge vert" and admired his "great hand-eye coordination" in an effort to publicize that the Redskins kicker is as athletic as they come. Unfortunately, it appears that Sundberg forgot at least one key skill in Hopkins' repertoire: The ability to hit mammoth taters off of helpless little kids.

Check out this gem of a video that the 25-year-old tweeted out on Monday night:

That poor whippersnapper served that pitch up on a platter along with a note that said, "Please annihilate me." Hopkins obliged. That ball is probably still going.

Next time, the youngsters should skip over baseball and propose a game of hide and seek instead. And the pitcher should spearhead that proposal. 

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This Redskins rookie and his girlfriend have the best pregame ritual

This Redskins rookie and his girlfriend have the best pregame ritual

Forget JoJo and Jordan from The Bachelorette. Don't aspire to be Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. And, as tremendous as they were, stop obsessing over Jim and Pam from The Office.

The couple that you should want to emulate, the pairing that is perfect, and the duo that is absolutely, certifiably #GOALS, is Redskins rookie T.J. Thorpe and his girlfriend Kayla Cason. And they have the footage to prove why they're everything you and your significant other should strive to be.

The now viral video, which was filmed on Friday before Washington's 21-16 victory against the Bills, captures a pregame ritual that Thorpe and Cason have participated in since their college days, according to Redskins.com. Prepare to swoon:

"For me it’s something that’s just regular, since I care about her," Thorpe told Jake Kring-Schreifels of the team's website. “For it to do what it did, I was like, 'We can’t be the only people in the world with a handshake.'"

Judging by that moment, despite what he hopes to be a long future at wideout in the NFL, in Cason, Thorpe may have already made his best catch. 

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