ASHBURN, Va. — Players were supposed to be at the Redskins training facility this week for organized team activities. Obviously, it's more of a stay at home situation this year.
It's unprecedented territory, however new head coach Ron Rivera says it was something similar nine years ago when there was a player lockout, "I'm not too concerned because I've kind of gone through this. The best thing we can do is be able to work with our guys virtually." The team is still waiting to hear from the NFL just when that virtual experience can start happening.
Like most people, Rivera is working from home. So far, he says the hardest part is, "Trying to learn to use all the new technology." He is making progress.
Of course, there always the bottom line. The Redskins haven't sniffed the good times in quite awhile. Rivera says there is no timetable to get it done but he understands it has to happen soon. He then added, "We need everyone to come in and understand what the vision is and then they've got to buy into what the vision is going to be."