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Redskins’ Coach Mike Shanahan’s draft tendencies; Kwame Brown’s etiquette rules double standard

Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan tends to draft players who were captains on their college teams, such as last year’s top pick outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91). (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

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Every Friday afternoon in our #DMVReads picks, we highlight five of the best stories from the local blogosphere. If you have a local blog post you’d like to be considered, submit the link here.

Here are the top blog posts from the past week:

— Hogs Haven examines potential Redskins’ draft picks by doing a thorough analysis of what skills Mike Shanahan has tended to favor in prospects.

— The Georgetown Dish wonders if D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown’s failure to enact etiquette rules earlier show a hesitancy to stand up to Marion Barry.

— Ode Street Tribune recaps the very packed opening of the Frida Kahlo photography exhibit at the Artisphere.

— Greater Greater Washington thinks money in Montgomery County earmarked for highway construction should be redirected toward improving the Bethesda and Wheaton Metro stations.

— DMV Dining has a first look at the latest New Haven style pizzeria to open in the D.C. area.


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