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Redskins Finish First Set of OTA Practices

The Redskins wrapped up their first week of OTAs with a spirited Wednesday practice, even though starters Jason Campbell, Clinton Portis and Antwaan Randle El were sidelined with minor injuries.

The OTA sessions are scheduled to resume on June 2, with rookies on hand.

Between now and then, players will continue their strength and conditioning program.

Both Portis and Santana Moss told reporters that they expected to join teammates at Redskins Park next Monday for workouts.

"I'll be here working out," Portis said. "We really don't have time off."

Added head coach Jim Zorn: "Now they can go for the next three weeks and get back into the weight room and the conditioning program. They have a chance to get three solid weeks of building their strength and endurance."

What will coaches do?

"We go back and evaluate all that we did [in the last week of practices] and look to see what needs to be changed--as far as to get more exact," Zorn replied. "We'll look to see what [drills] we need to add or throw out.

"We need to start working on our training camp plan. We'll put the final playbook together and establish all the practices and all the drills we want to get done, as we get ready for that first game."

Campbell developed some soreness in his hamstring, so he was held out of most of Wednesday's practice.

"He just felt [his hamstring] grab," head coach Jim Zorn said. "He said it didn't pull all the way. He was feeling his hamstrings all along. I think it is because I have him sinking down [in his quarterback stance] a little bit. It's a change.

"He'll regroup. He is not a chronic hamstring puller in his history. I think he is going to be fine."

Portis has a mild hip flexor strain, Zorn reported. It may have occurred as a result of his Sunday post-practice foot race with LaRon Landry.

"He just observed practice [on Wednesday]," Zorn said. "He is okay."

Meantime, Randle El was back at Redskins Park on Wednesday after undergoing minor arthroscopic knee surgery.

Zorn called the surgery a success.

"They did remove a couple of foreign bodies [inside the knee]," Zorn said. "He was in [positional] meetings and had treatment. We will just see what happens in the next two or three weeks.

"Maybe he can be back for the second OTAs. I don't know. It depends on how his knee progresses."

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