Redskins minicamp begins Monday

The Washington Redskins kick off a mandatory full-squad minicamp today that is scheduled to run through Thursday.


Quarterback Robert Griffin III, right, listens to offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan during OTAs Thursday (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

The team held organized team activities (OTAs)--pad- and contact-free practice sessions--for the last three weeks. Prior to that, the Redskins held their offseason conditioning program, which began in April.

The minicamp practices will be run in similar fashion to the OTA sessions.

After this week, the players will then have a break until late July, when training camp begins.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he is pleased with the progress the team has made during offseason workouts, which were attended by nearly every player.

“I think it’s been great for the players. It’s been great for the coaches,” Shanahan said. “We’ve got a lot of work done over the last eight weeks.”

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.

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