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  • Will Montgomery (with ball) gets ready for a play on the line of scrimmage during an informal Redskins practice at a facility in Northern Virginia in June 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins kept offensive line intact, despite unit being a weakness last year

    Kory Lichtensteiger was away from his television during the NFL draft in April, so he had his wife send him a text message of each Washington Redskins selection. There was a natural sense of relief as name after name popped up on his phone. Not until the final round did the Redskins select an offensive lineman.

  • Trent Williams a no-show at Redskins' workouts

    While more than 30 Washington Redskins players gather this week to practice, build camaraderie and maybe, just maybe, improve some element of their game that could eventually transfer to the standings, Trent Williams is more than 1,200 miles away.

  • Brian Orakpo talks with reporters after joining other members of the Washington Redskins for an informal practice at a facility in northern Virginia, Tuesday, June 14, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan a dynamic duo at outside linebacker for Redskins

    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.

  • ** FILE ** Washington Redskins' linebacker Rocky McIntosh comes onto the field prior to the Redskins game against the Houston Texans at FedEx Field in Washington on Sept. 19, 2010. The Texans defeated the Redskins 30-27. (UPI/Kevin Dietsch)

    Redskins taking some seats out in favor of party decks at FedEx Field

    FedEx Field is undergoing yet another facelift, but this time the Washington Redskins are taking seats out. A major renovation to construct party decks at both ends of the stadium's upper level is under way. The multimillion dollar project is expected to reduce the seating capacity by several thousand and conclude in time for the start of the 2012 season, according to a team source who requested anonymity because the Redskins have not officially announced the project.

  • 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.

  • Kyrie Irving at No. 1 and Derrick Williams at No. 2 could be dream picks for the Cleveland Cavaliers if their rumored trade to acquire the No. 2 pick pans out. The Cavs already have the No. 1 pick, which they lucked into via the lottery. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone), (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    DALY: For Cavaliers, two high picks not measure of value

    Say this much for the Cleveland Cavaliers: They don't take rejection lying down. A year after LeBron James jilted them for the Miami Heat, reducing a 61-win team to a 19-win team, they're reportedly trying to regain their mojo with one bold move. ESPN The Magazine, citing NBA sources, says the Cavs want to acquire the second pick in the draft to go with the first (which they lucked into in the lottery).

  • Redskins coaches side with owners in labor dispute

    The Washington Redskins coaching staff distanced itself from other coaches Thursday by siding with ownership _ and not the players _ in the NFL's labor dispute.

  • Haynesworth's road-rage trial postponed in Va.

    A judge on Thursday postponed Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth's road-rage assault trial to give Haynesworth an opportunity to settle the matter with the alleged victim.

Quarterback John Beck rolled out for a pass Tuesday, one of three days the team practiced at a Northern Virginia high school.

    Informal workouts give Redskins jump on basics

    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.

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