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  • Mon., Jun. 27, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT The Tony Kornheiser Show Tony will be back in studio on Monday, and he’ll be joined by Gary Braun and Chris Cillizza. They’ll talk about Jinglefest, the James Carville Roast – plus they’ll talk Brexit at 11:20 with Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post, and they’ll catch up with Michael Wilbon at 12. All of that plus news with Scott Linn, a PTI preview from producer Matt Kelliher, Old Guy Radio, and the Mailbag!
  • Mon., Jun. 27, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Inside the Locker Room

    Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN 980!

  • Tue., Jun. 28, 2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT The Morning Blitz

    The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi

  • Tue., Jun. 28, 2016 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Cooley and Kevin

    Monday on Cooley & Kevin! Kevin is away on his Euro Vacation! Nick Ashooh of DMV Game Time is sitting in with Cooley! Guns & Roses from over the weekend, Cooley will tell us all about it! Nats Insider Mark Zuckerman joins the show discussing the Nats-Brewers series and moving on to the Mets. Plus, what did you miss with “Weekend DVR”!

  • Tue., Jun. 28, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT The Tony Kornheiser Show Tony will be back in studio on Monday, and he’ll be joined by Gary Braun and Chris Cillizza. They’ll talk about Jinglefest, the James Carville Roast – plus they’ll talk Brexit at 11:20 with Howard Fineman of the Huffington Post, and they’ll catch up with Michael Wilbon at 12. All of that plus news with Scott Linn, a PTI preview from producer Matt Kelliher, Old Guy Radio, and the Mailbag!
  • Tue., Jun. 28, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Inside the Locker Room

    Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN 980!

  • Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT The Morning Blitz

    The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi

  • Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Cooley and Kevin

    Monday on Cooley & Kevin! Kevin is away on his Euro Vacation! Nick Ashooh of DMV Game Time is sitting in with Cooley! Guns & Roses from over the weekend, Cooley will tell us all about it! Nats Insider Mark Zuckerman joins the show discussing the Nats-Brewers series and moving on to the Mets. Plus, what did you miss with “Weekend DVR”!

  • Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT Andy Pollin Andy Pollin on ESPN 980

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Practice Notes: Day 1 Rookie Mini-Camp

Posted May 4, 2012

Drafted, undrafted, and tryout rookies joined first year players at Redskins rookie mini-camp this morning.

The Redskins kicked off the 2012 rookie mini-camp this morning with 62 rookies and first year players out on the practice fields at Redskins Park.

The breakdown of the roster was five first year players, nine drafted rookies, 12 undrafted college free agents, and 36 tryouts.

Players and coaches took the field around 10 a.m. for warm-up, gradually moving into team stretches.  Aside from 2011 practice squad players and 2012 draft picks, there were a lot unfamiliar faces on the field.

Practice followed the regular season schedule.  After a lengthy stretching session, the team broke up into positional groups and retreated to their customary positions on the fields.

In addition to the new faces in uniform, this was also the first opportunity to see coaches Raheem Morris, Ike Hilliard and Bob Slowik in their new roles.

Morris joined the team this offseason after three seasons as the head coach in Tampa Bay.  He could be seen guiding defensive backs around the field, pointing out responsibilities and demonstrating form. 

Hilliard joined the staff this offseason after a season with the Miami Dolphins.  He introduced new drills to the receiver workouts, emphasizing routes, cuts and repetitions with his large group.

Slowik was on the staff in 2011, but will be working with the linebackers this year on defense.  During the open part of practice, he worked primarily on coverage drills with the linebackers.

When a light rain started around 11:20 a.m., the team retreated to the indoor practice facility for the first rookie practice on turf.  Practice ended at noon.

Not surprisingly, the players that spent 2011 on the Redskins practice squad looked very comfortable in the positional drills, due to relative familiarity.

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III worked specifically with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who rans drills that emphasized mobility and throwing fundamentals.  He was joined on the field by first year quarterback Jonathan Crompton and fellow rookie Kirk Cousins.

Practice resumes tomorrow morning and will be closed to the media until Sunday.