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Redskins Insider: March 8, 2009 - March 14, 2009

Zorn: Haynesworth Will Make Others Better

Jason Reid reports: The Redskins expect a lot from new defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth -- the NFL's highest-paid defensive player -- and Coach Jim Zorn is eager for Haynesworth to get started Monday as the offseason conditioning program begins at Redskins Park. "When you have an impact player like him,...

By Matthew Rennie  |  March 14, 2009; 6:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (154)
 
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Zorn Is Ready as Workouts Near

Jason Reid reports: Jim Zorn focused on the quarterbacks last year during the team's offseason conditioning program -- especially starter Jason Campbell -- and he plans to work closely with the group again when workouts begin Monday at Redskins Park. Beginning his second year as a head coach, Zorn has...

By Matt Vita  |  March 13, 2009; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (180)
 
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Haynesworth Indicted (Updated)

From Jason Reid: Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth was indicted Thursday on two misdemeanor traffic charges stemming from a December accident in Tennessee which another driver was seriously injured. A Williamson County, Tenn., grand jury handed down the indictment on charges of reckless driving and having an expired registration....

By Cindy Boren  |  March 12, 2009; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (450)
 
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Kendall Mulling Options

Jason Reid reports: Although the Redskins brought back guard Derrick Dockery, a former Washington draft pick and four-year starter, to replace left guard Pete Kendall, Coach Jim Zorn recently said he wanted Kendall to return for depth purposes. Kendall hasn't commented on his agent's talks with teams, and he declined...

By Gene Wang  |  March 11, 2009; 4:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (350)
 
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Haynesworth to Start Work Monday

Jason Reid reports: New Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth -- the NFL's highest-paid defensive player -- plans to participate in the team's offseason conditioning program beginning Monday at Redskins Park, his agent said today. Haynesworth, who lives year-round at his homes in Nashville and Knoxville, Tenn., is eager to begin...

By Cindy Boren  |  March 11, 2009; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
 
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Doughty Signs for 1 Year with Skins

Jason Reid reports: Safety Reed Doughty plans to return to the team this fall, his agent said this morning. "I haven't even printed the contract they emailed me late last night yet," Dave Butz, Doughty's agent, said. But "we agreed to the deal."...

By Cindy Boren  |  March 11, 2009; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (332)
 
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Reserve Linebacker Alfred Fincher Re-signed

Jason Reid reports: The Redskins have re-signed reserve linebacker Alfred Fincher, the team announced today.Contract terms were not immediately available. Fincher, who was a key contributor on special teams in the 2008 season, joined the Redskins in training camp and played in 15 games. He ranked eighth on the team...

By Matt Vita  |  March 10, 2009; 3:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (258)
 
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Re-signing Marcus Washington a Possibility

The Redskins have attempted to bring back linebacker Marcus Washington, hoping to sign him to a bargain-rate contract, according to league sources, but he is in no hurry to make a deal. Washington, whose release last month after five years with the Redskins saved the team $4.5 million in salary...

By Jason La Canfora  |  March 10, 2009; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (191)
 
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Talks Continue with Daniels

Jason Reid checks in with updates: Not a lot has changed concerning Phillip Daniels since my Sunday post. He still wants to return to the team and his people and the Skins are continuing to talk. No offer had been made to Pete Kendall as of Monday, according to a...

By Cindy Boren  |  March 10, 2009; 10:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (84)
 
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Campbell, Rogers Earn Increases

From Jason La Canfora:... Carlos Rogers's base salary has increased from $602k to $1.403m due to an escalator. Jason Campbell's base salary has increased from $783k to $2.858m for the same reason. The increases come from playing time clauses in their contracts, according to sources with knowledge of the situation,...

By CJ Holley  |  March 8, 2009; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (358)
 
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