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Topic - Steve Jackson
The first week of NFL free agency isn't over yet, and it's already becoming difficult to keep track of who's coming and going.
In the Washington Redskins' locker room late Sunday afternoon, amid the dazed looks and downcast eyes, Barry Cofield said something interesting: "We get to finger-pointing this early in the season, it can be a disaster."
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan on Wednesday shook up his coaching staff in the wake of his second last-place finish in as many seasons.
In the Washington Redskins' ideal world, safeties LaRon Landry and Oshiomogho Atogwe would patrol the secondary Sunday against the New York Giants in a marquee NFC East matchup that would propel them into the playoffs.
Receiver Anthony Armstrong beat cornerback Byron Westbrook for a touchdown on a deep post pattern during Washington Redskins practice Wednesday. Rex Grossman's long throw was accurate with nice touch, but more importantly it provided a learning opportunity for rookie safety DeJon Gomes.
Jim Haslett kept yelling Reed Doughty's name, trying to get the safety's attention at a Washington Redskins practice this week.
PASSING OFFENSE: A
Other than the generosity of Dan Snyder's checkbook, no Washington Redskins topic generates more praise than the performance, future and personality of safety Sean Taylor.
Safety LaRon Landry kept the Washington Redskins waiting four extra days, but the sixth pick in the draft apparently didn't disappoint in his first practice since ending his holdout.
"The guy is an athletic freak, and he has to play at a certain level," Jackson said. "He has to be running on all cylinders at all times, and when he's not, it kind of messes with him a little bit."
"His play picked up," said Jackson, snapping his fingers, "like that."