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List of Redskins rookie camp tryout players

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List of Redskins rookie camp tryout players

Here is the list of 35 players who are participating in the Redskins' rookie camp on a tryout basis:

QB Hutson Mason, Georgia
P Kyle Martens, Rice
P Keith Kostol, Oregon State
K Corey Acosta, Southern Miss
QB Anthony Heyer, USC
CB Le’Vander Liggins, Louisiana Tech
CB Tajh Hasson, UNLV
CB Donovan Warren, Michigan
S LeAndre Vallot, Grambling
CB Tevaughn Campbell, Regina
CB DreQuan Hoskey, Virginia
RT Deshaudas Spence, Sacred Heart
RB Blake Sims, Alabama
S Detrick Bonner, Virginia Tech
FB Connor Laurin, South Carolina
S David Kenney, Connecticut
FB Jacquise Lockett, Kentucky
LS Grant Donovan, Louisville
LB C.J. Mizell, Akron
LB Abraham Kromah, Duke
OLB Gabe Ostrow, SUNY Courtland
OLB Isiah Corbett, Southeastern
OLB Dasman McCullum, Southern Miss
OLB James Robinson, Appalachian State
LB Alonzo Highsmith, Arkansas
G Chadwick Rives, Kentucky State
G William Ray Robinson, North Carolina A&T
OT Tovar Allen, Alabama State
DE Robert Smith, Jackson State
NT/DE J.T. Surratt, South Carolina
DE Bernard Little, Fort Valley State
DE Alfy Hill, Winston-Salem State
OLB Houston Bates, Louisiana Tech
OLB Jamil Cooks, Alcorn State
DE Daryl Waud, Western Ontario

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Terrelle Pryor reportedly working out with special glasses based on Antonio Brown's advice

Terrelle Pryor reportedly working out with special glasses based on Antonio Brown's advice

New Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor has been working out with Steelers All-Pro Antonio Brown this offseason. 

The pair documented their receiving drills, ladder drills and even yoga on social media. But what you didn't see, according to ESPN's John Keim, is Pryor practicing with special glasses that Brown recommended. 

Based on Brown’s advice, Pryor has also worn special sunglasses during offseason workouts, designed to prevent him from seeing an object – in this case the ball – until it is almost upon him. Sometimes he takes his gloves off, just to get a feel for the ball with his hands.

The glasses Keim describes sound more like blinders, or even tunnel vision, but the idea is to help Pryor get an instinctive feel for running routes. 

Despite putting up 1,007 receiving yards with the Browns last year, Pryor has only played the position since 2015. His first four seasons in the NFL were spent trying to make a roster playing quarterback. 

Now penciled into a starting receiver role for the Redskins, he knows he has a lot of catching up to do. 

"The good ones, they ask questions and never think they’ve got it. They always want to learn," Pryor said, "I’m not calling myself a great one, but I think I can get there."

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Redskins Playbook: 2017 schedule reveals some good news for Kirk Cousins

Redskins Playbook: 2017 schedule reveals some good news for Kirk Cousins

The Redskins offense performed at a high level in 2016, moving the ball well though the unit struggled in the red zone. Much of the success comes from Kirk Cousins' ability to quickly advance through his progressions and release the football before he takes too many hits.

Expect more of that in 2017, especially early in the season.

The Redskins don't face their first Top 5 sack defense until Week 9 when they travel to Seattle. From there, Cousins will face another Top 5 sack team when the Vikings visit FedEx Field in Week 10. 

After that, Washington's schedule doesn't feature a Top 5 sack defense until nearly Christmas. Unfortunately for Cousins, those two teams will come back to back in December when the Redskins host the Cardinals and the Broncos.

Sacks should not drive too much worry for Redskins fans. The Washington offensive line only allowed 23 sacks last season, two less than the Cowboys vaunted offensive line gave up on Dak Prescott. Cousins quick release and mastery of Jay Gruden's offense helps too. 

The Redskins have plenty to worry about in 2017, though facing fierce sack opponents shouldn't be too high on the list. 

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