Coaches see journeyman defensive back as the ideal candidate to step in for Breeland because of the complexity of the nickelback position, and Rogers' mental and physical tools.

Saturday marked the first day of padded practices, and that also happened to be the hottest day yet. The field temperature was 108 degrees. The players still had a pretty spirited practice nonetheless.

With Bashaud Breeland sidelined with a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, the Redskins brought in another cornerback for depth purposes, signing Texas A&M product Deshazor Everett on Saturday.



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