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  • Redskins wide receiver and return-specialist Brandon Banks is a threat to take any kick back for a touchdown. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins' Brandon Banks fills team need for speed

    Move over, Usain Bolt. The fastest man in the world just might be Washington Redskins wide receiver and return specialist Brandon Banks. Or at least, in America. Just ask him.


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Lorenzo Alexander's blend of size, speed and technique make him a matchup nightmare on kickoff coverage for the Redskins. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins' Lorenzo Alexander a force when ball is kicked

    The chaos of covering a kickoff return is a beautiful thing to Lorenzo Alexander. Maybe that's because, to him, it's not chaos at all.


  • Washington Redskins wide receiver Terrence Austin scores a touchdown during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Redskins hold their breath on Jarvis Jenkins' knee injury

    On a changing defense that is relying on younger players, Washington Redskins rookie defensive end Jarvis Jenkins has been a bright spot this preseason. Now the Redskins are just hoping he can continue to show those flashes of greatness — and that an injury Thursday night doesn't derail his season.


  • On kicking off from the 35, Lorenzo Alexander (97) said, "You could put anybody out there just to jog down and cover a touchback." (Associated Press)

    Redskins' special teamers say rule removes excitement

    Some worried players are walking the halls of Redskins Park these days. Many of them are fresh out of special teams meetings. This new kickoff rule, they say, just ain't cool.


  • Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (53) arrives on the field for another day of training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., on August 1, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Kerrigan not definite as starter in preseason opener

    First-round pick Ryan Kerrigan might not start at left outside linebacker in the regular-season opener against the New York Giants on Sept. 11. Instead, the Redskins might ease him into the starting lineup as he makes the transition from defensive end.


  • Washington Redskins rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson (left) pulls down a short pass as some members of the Washington Redskins hold an informal practice at a high school in northern Virginia, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    SNYDER: Redskins' informal approach still offers some benefits

    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.


  • Ryan Kerrigan (top), the Redskins' top draft pick in April, runs a defense drill during an informal practice at a high school in Northern Virginia. Rookie receiver Leonard Hankerson (right), selected 79th overall out of Miami, makes a move after catching a pass. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins plan more informal workouts

    Washington Redskins players have scheduled their next set of informal practices for June 14-16, special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander said Thursday.


  • Redskins' special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander is just one of the players planning to attend informal practice sessions that begin next Tuesday at a Northern Virginia high school.
(Peter Lockley / The Washington Times)

    Redskins take informal approach to practice

    Washington Redskins players will gather for informal practices next week as they try to salvage something from an offseason that appears all but lost to the ongoing lockout.


  • Redskins' special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander is just one of the players planning to attend informal practice sessions that begin next Tuesday at a Northern Virginia high school.
(Peter Lockley / The Washington Times)

    Nothing to do for Redskins but pick up mail

    Lorenzo Alexander's workday at Washington Redskins headquarters lasted all of eight minutes. Anthony Armstrong was there only a little longer.


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