The Redskins have knocked out five days of practice, and get back to work on Wednesday for four more straight days of practice. Meantime, Mike Jones answers readers' questions.
Brown will battle for a roster spot at an outside linebacker position that features three locks in Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Trent Murphy, and roster hopefuls Rob Jackson, Adrian Robinson and Gabe Miller.
Quarterback encouraged after first five practices of training camp.
Based on the tempo and energy of today's practice, Washington's players certainly seemed to have earned their break.
The wide receiver left practice early on Monday because of a sore right hamstring, but neither he, nor coach Jay Gruden, seemed overly concerned.
Redskins coach was happy to get the full-pads work in and see some of his players tackle for the first time, but wants to avoid injuries.
After waiving Brandon Jenkins, Washington signs a pass rusher who played with Dallas last season, and had worked previously with assistant coach Brian Baker.
Center Kory Lichtensteiger and coach Jay Gruden both expressed encouragement over the progress that the sixth-year pro has made while transitioning to his new role along the offensive line.
Ryan Clark among those mentoring David Amerson, who'll line up at cornerback alongside DeAngelo Hall.
Washington cut its fifth-round pick from last year because two other young outside linebackers have looked good in training camp on defense and special teams.