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Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ruminations of a Fantasy Life: 12 Tips to Avoid Ruining Your Draft

The following list of suggestions will help you avoid the tragic pitfalls of fantasy football drafts, like taking your favorite player on your favorite team.

08/20/2014

Chris Thompson and Jordan Reed (credit: Nick Wass/Getty Images)

Redskins Chris Thompson Returns to Practice, Barry Cofield Sits

The Redskins have limited time to prepare for Saturday’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, which will serve as the dress rehearsal for the Sept. 7 season opener at Houston.

08/20/2014

Linebacker London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins is introduced before the start of a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FedExField on August 19, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

London Fletcher, Fred Smoot to Join CBS’s Sunday NFL Coverage

Former Redskins London Fletcher and Fred Smoot are set to join CBS’s Sunday coverage of the NFL, as studio analysts for CBS Sports Network’s “That Other Pregame Show (TOPS).”

08/20/2014

Redskins running back Evan Royster stiff-arms Browns defensive back Jim Leonhard during a preseason game at FedExField on Aug. 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Redskins Players Address Monday’s Show of Solidarity With Ferguson

Several Redskins players exited the giant inflatable helmet with their hands up. The statement they wanted to make was obvious.

08/20/2014

Safety Sean Taylor #21 of the Washington Redskins is ejected from the game for unsportsmanlike conduct by referee Mike Carey #94 in the third quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 7, 2006 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Longtime NFL Ref Hasn’t Worked Redskins Game Since 2006 Because of Name

Mike Carey, a former NFL referee of 19 years, hadn’t worked a Redskins game since 2006 because of his feelings about the team’s name.

08/20/2014

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Forbes: Redskins 3rd-Most Valuable NFL Team, Worth $2.4 Billion

Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding its team name, the Washington Redskins still are more valuable than ever.

08/20/2014

Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is sacked during a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Media Cringe at RGIII Not Sliding, Adam Jones Offers to Teach Him (Video)

D.C. media collectively cringed at RGIII’s reluctance to slide in the Redskins preseason win Monday; Adam Jones of the Orioles offers to teach him.

08/19/2014

Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan #91 of the Washington Redskins tackles quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns during a preseason game at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Watch Brian Orakpo Taunt Johnny Manziel with Money Sign After Kerrigan Sack

Long before Johnny Manziel flipped off the Redskins on national television, he was getting sacked by Ryan Kerrigan late in the first quarter of a 24-23 preseason loss to Washington, and being taunted by Brian Orakpo.

08/19/2014

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Redskins Run Onto Field Before Game with Hands Up for Michael Brown

From nearly 1,000 miles away, several Redskins players used the Monday Night Football stage to draw attention to the situation that has been unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri by running out onto the field with their hands up in the air.

08/19/2014

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: Quarterback Robert Griffin III is sacked during a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Good and the Bad From RGIII in Preseason Win Over Cleveland

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III sustained a thigh contusion in Monday’s 24-23 preseason win over the Cleveland Browns at FedEx Field. It is not considered serious and he expects to practice on Wednesday. It also typified an up-and-down day where some things went right and plenty went wrong.

08/19/2014

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