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Rich Campbell covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Times.

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Thank you and farewell

Rich Campbell, The Washington Times' Redskins beat writer since May 2011, is leaving the paper and ESPN980 to cover the Bears for the Chicago Tribune.

Washington Redskins team physician Dr. Tony Casolaro, right, surgeon Dr. James Andrews, second from right, and team television analyst Joe Theismann watch as quarterback Robert Griffin III, foreground, warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Dr. Andrews: Reported concerns about RG3's use 'not true'

The drama continues between the Washington Redskins and quarterback Robert Griffin III. One day after being cleared to play by his surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, but not yet named the opening night starter by his coach, Mike Shanahan, ESPN reported that Andrews’ “concerns” are about how the team plans to use its star player this season.

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson (35) rushes the ball past Buffalo Bills defenders in the second half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Initial Thoughts & Observations: Redskins 30, Bills 7

The Redskins' defense took advantage of Buffalo's need to play undrafted rookie quarterback Jeff Tuel for more than three quarters. Quarterback Rex Grossman threw with typical bravado, as the offense showcased its depth and running back and in the passing game.

Redskins injury updates - Wed., Aug. 21

Nose tackle Barry Cofield (broken right hand) could have played this week if it were the regular season, coach Mike Shanahan said. Strong safety Brandon Meriweather (right knee) might play Saturday against Buffalo.

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (12) leaves the game with a foot injury in the second quarter as the Washington Redskins play the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL preseason football at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Monday, August 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

MRI on Kirk Cousins' right foot showed no serious damage, source says

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins did not suffer a serious right foot injury Monday, the results of an MRI exam showed Tuesday. Cousins is expected to be healthy by the regular season opener on Sept. 9, according to a source with knowledge of the situation who requested anonymity because the team did not disclose the results of Tuesday's MRI exam.