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.
With three Pro Bowls between them, Redskins safeties Ryan Clark and Brandon Meriweather are determined to play with ‘reckless abandon.’
The Redskins announced that they have waived outside linebacker Brandon Jenkins a year after drafting him in the fifth round out of Florida State.
Keenan Robinson lost his second NFL season to injury, but devoted the time to learning the playbook and tuning his mental game.