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Redskins training camp starts today, here are the basics


Redskins training camp starts today, here are the basics

Redskins training camp starts today, here is what you need to know:Where: Redskins Park, Ashburn, VA. To get there, point your favorite maps program or GPS to 21300 Redskins Park Drive Ashburn, VA 20147.When: The first practice, a walkthough that is not open to the public, is today at 10:40. The afternoon practice is open to fans; it starts at 3:00, the gates at Redskins Park open at 1:00. The complete schedule is here.Cost: Admission and parking are free. You will need to get and print out a free invitation, you can get that here.What you can bring: Coolers with food and drinks are permitted or you can buy some there (cash only). Chairs are permitted, as are still cameras. Video cameras are not permitted.TipsCome early and leave late. The roads going to and from Redskins Park are barely able to handle the normal flow of traffic and adding cars for a few thousand fans to the mix can lead to some serious gridlock.The players are pretty good about signing autographs, although it would be a mistake to come for one or two days and plan on getting one specific players to sign. The most popular players draw the biggest crowds of autograph seeker, of course, and not every player signs every day.Try to get along the fence (another reason to come early) to get the best view, especially if you have small children.If there is a threat of inclement weather, check here on CSNwashington.com for a status report. Practice will go on in the bubble as planned but unfortunately there is no room for fans in there.

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Need to Know: Murphy and Kerrigan a potent sack combo

Need to Know: Murphy and Kerrigan a potent sack combo

Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 5, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles.


Today's schedule: Jay Gruden conference call 3 p.m.

Days until: Redskins @ Eagles 6; Panthers @ Redskins 14; Redskins @ Bears Christmas Eve 19

Injuries of note vs. Cardinals:
C Spencer Long (concussion), S Will Blackmon (possible concussion/stinger)
Postgame injury report

Redskins vs. Cardinals by the numbers

—Kirk Cousins passed for 271 yards. While compiling those yards he moved up six spots in the team’s record book for single season passing yardage. He passed four different quarterbacks in the process and passed Mark Rypien and Joe Theismann twice.

—Cousins also moved past Jason Campbell for sixth on the team’s career passing yards list.

—DeSean Jackson caught a 59-yard pass from Cousins in the third quarter. It was his 35th career reception of 50 yards or longer. Since he entered the league in 2008 no NFL player has more.

—Ryan Kerrigan sacked Carson Palmer in the second quarter, giving him 10 for the season. He now has his second career season with double-digit sacks; he had 13.5 in 2014.

—Trent Murphy recorded a third-quarter sack of Palmer; he now has eight sacks this season. He had a total of six in his first two NFL seasons.

—Dustin Hopkins kicked a 53-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. It was the second-longest of his career. He hit a 54-yarder in Atlanta last season.

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Updating Redskins' injury list after loss to Cardinals

Updating Redskins' injury list after loss to Cardinals

GLENDALE, AZ—The Redskins went into today’s game against the Cardinals somewhat banged up and they exit with a couple of additional injury concerns in the form of concussions.

Center Spencer Long left the game in the second quarter. Initially it was announced that he had been evaluated for a concussion but that he had been cleared. But after halftime the word came down that he had been retested and it was determined that he does have a concussion. Long has entered the concussion protocol.

Veteran John Sullivan, picked up earlier this season when Kory Lichtensteiger went on injured reserve, filled in a center the rest of the way. He is a capable fill-in but if Long is out he would be the only available center. The Redskins might have to sign a center if it looks like Long will be out of action against the Eagles.

In the fourth quarter safety Will Blackmon left the game. According to Redskins coach Jay Gruden he was being evaluated for a concussion and a stinger. His exact status is unknown. Gruden will give more information during a conference call with reporters on Monday.