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Latest John Beck Items
There was a moment during the Washington Redskins' players-only practice Tuesday when the next phase of the team's defensive master plan started to materialize.
And so it began, another set of voluntary workouts for Washington Redskins players who were inclined to show up. Roughly 30 did so Tuesday morning, dressed in assorted T-shirts and shorts as they straggled onto a field in Northern Virginia. Inside linebacker London Fletcher was a conspicuous latecomer, arriving after the players had gone through warm-ups and split into their position groups.
DeAngelo Hall had just intercepted John Beck's throw near the goal line Thursday during the Washington Redskins' informal minicamp when Beck approached the Pro Bowl cornerback with a question.
Ray Lewis is worried about the NFL lockout tearing at our social fabric. That's the thing about lockouts. They give you time — maybe too much time — to think Big Thoughts.
Once again, it's time to check off some items on my "TIDU List" — Things I Don't Understand:
Donovan McNabb has figured out one way to stay in the nation's capital.
Donovan McNabb's trade to the Washington Redskins last year was supposed to end their annual quarterback controversies. But now that the final weeks of his ill-fated tenure are counting down, the quarterback landscape has a familiar chaotic feel.
Maybe I shouldn't write this column. Maybe Mike Shanahan was just blowing huge, billowing clouds of smoke when he suggested during the draft that John Beck might figure in the Washington Redskins' quarterback picture next season. But since the QB is at least as important to a football team as, say, the long snapper, why don't we take a closer look at Mr. Beck?
Members of the Washington Redskins are holding their own two-day minicamp during the NFL lockout.