Duckett settles in on first day with Redskins

Updated: August 24, 2006, 7:01 PM ET
Associated Press

ASHBURN, Va. -- The new running back wore No. 36. The running backs coach wore a straw hat. In the hot sunshine away from the other players, Ernest Byner used a football and three upside-down plastic trash cans to give T.J Duckett some remedial lessons on the Washington Redskins' play book.

"Get those shoulders square," Byner said as Duckett took the ball and ran between two cans, meant to simulate defensive linemen. "Push it, T.J."

Duckett was trying to fit in Thursday during his ...

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