A Redskins fan was cleaning out his truck in a hotel parking lot near Redskins Park recently when a clear plastic trash bag in a dumpster caught his eye. There was a burgundy-and-gold pair of shorts inside the bag, as well as a backpack featuring the NFL’s “Play 60” logo. The fan opened the backpack and found three Redskins defensive workbooks and a green notebook that apparently belonged to undrafted rookie linebacker Ejiro Ederaine, who was part of Washington’s first round of roster cuts last week.

The fan, identified only as Josh, called into The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Thursday to share his discovery.

“It’s the entire defensive playbook with audibles, descriptions of what the guy’s supposed to do, the whole nine yards,” he said.

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Not exactly, according to the Redskins. Like with most NFL teams, the Redskins’ playbooks are on team-issued iPads, the contents of which can be erased remotely in the event that they’re lost or stolen. While the Redskins might prefer that none of their in-house materials wind up in a dumpster, where they could potentially be discovered by a dumpster-diving Cowboys fan, a Redskins spokesman told The Post on Thursday that there is no proprietary information in the workbooks that were found in Ashburn.

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Josh told the Junkies that he contacted the Redskins on Wednesday about what he’d found and a representative told him that the Redskins’ head of security would be in touch. As of Thursday morning, Josh hadn’t heard back from the team.

Josh later described some of the contents of the materials he found.

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“It has what you do in a hot route, what his assignment would have been, what the guy next to him’s assignment would have been. It has breakdowns and handwritten things of the new calls, like the defense changed the call or whatever,” he said. “He scratched it out and put the new verbiage for it. I mean, it’s got everything.”

Eric Bickel joked that Josh should hold the workbooks hostage and allow the Junkies to tweet out a page a day until the Redskins meet their demands, such as providing players as guests on the show.

“I don’t know how many of their most important plays they would give to [Ederaine],” 106.7 The Fan host Grant Paulsen said. “To me, this is probably some basic preseason installation.”

The Redskins don’t sound too concerned about it.

Listen to Josh’s entire call here.

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