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Boxing exercises: Redskins players benefit from punches

With his hands drenched in sweat moments after taking his boxing gloves off, Anthony Lanier worked quickly to catch his breath.

Lanier sparred with members of the Washington Redskins' equipment staff for several rounds after practice, and believes days of the boxing exercises are making an impact on his game.

"It's helping me be able to stay loose, actually helping my hands to fire," Lanier said. "When I'm seeing a reaction from my eyes, my hands have the reaction time now to follow where the man is going so I'm not falling behind."

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