What they’re writing: On Redskins’ Jordan Reed and more

June 24

Washington is expecting big things out of tight end Jordan Reed this year. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

Occasionally, The Insider samples what folks outside The Post are writing about the team.

The D.C. Sports Bog, Insider and Fancy Stats took a spin this morning through the idea that Robert Griffin III isn’t one of the NFL’s 100 best players. Elsewhere, here’s what folks were writing about:

● Earlier this month, Rivers McCown of Football Outsiders took a closer look at how Jordan Reed performed, finding that he created mismatches in the middle of the field. He also looked at where most of his catches took place, and how he performed on screens.

After last week’s minicamp, offensive coordinator Sean McVay talked about what a big key Reed is:

● ESPN’s John Keim has used the slow season to revisit both the 2012 and 2013 draft classes. Here’s his take on Adam Gettis, a guard taken in the fifth round in 2012, and someone discussed yesterday in the crowdsourcing thread:

Has a fight on his hands. LeRibeus’ strong spring plus the drafting of Long means the Redskins might not have a spot for Gettis. Remember, too, that veteran Mike McGlynn can play guard and center. Gettis improved as a run blocker in space last summer and must continue to do so. He still has a tendency to get driven back, though still anchoring, in pass protection. The numbers might not add up for him.

● Pro Football Focus took a closer look at the Redskins’ depth chart, determining that they were made up of 21.4 percent high-quality staters, 14.3% good and 25% average, among other things.

● The Redskins’ Web site wrote a feature on Niles Paul wanting to grow into more of a leader, but perhaps the most interesting parts were his opinions on new tight ends coach Wes Phillips and new special teams coach Ben Kotwica.

Deadspin highlights a guy who applied for the trademark to ‘Washington Warriors.”

More from The Post:

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Post Sports Live: A moral victory or more on Redskins name?

Crowdsourcing the roster: Offensive line

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