Compton may replace Polumbus at right tackle

(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden is considering making Tom Compton (No. 68) his starting right tackle after the third-year veteran impressed while being rotated with starter Tyler Polumbus against the Titans.

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Redskins sign OLB Everette Brown

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Fan in critical condition after beating during Bears tailgate

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Compton may replace Polumbus at right tackle

Compton may replace Polumbus at right tackle

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden is considering making Tom Compton (No. 68) his starting right tackle after the third-year veteran impressed while being rotated with starter Tyler Polumbus against the Titans.

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Set your expectations low for Redskins QB Colt McCoy

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No, Tom Brady wouldn’t trade careers with TD record-setting Peyton Manning

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Cowboys RB Demarco Murray is running his career into the ground

Cowboys RB Demarco Murray is running his career into the ground

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NFL to L.A.? League begins formal market assessment

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Redskins name ‘is one of pride’

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The Steelers beat the Texans in 73 seconds

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Floyd Mayweather’s gambling luck runs out after Steelers beat Texans

Floyd Mayweather’s gambling luck runs out after Steelers beat Texans

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NFL power rankings Week 8: Kansas City Chiefs make a move in this week’s Fancy Stats rankings

NFL power rankings Week 8: Kansas City Chiefs make a move in this week’s Fancy Stats rankings

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Gruden: McCoy has intangibles to be great

Gruden: McCoy has intangibles to be great

With Cousins’s confidence dropping along with passer rating, Redskins coach turned to McCoy for can-do attitude.

Colt McCoy wears Texas T-shirt in victorious Redskins locker room

Colt McCoy wears Texas T-shirt in victorious Redskins locker room

Once a Longhorn, always a Longhorn.

Steelers torch Texans for three touchdowns in 73 seconds

Steelers torch Texans for three touchdowns in 73 seconds

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Redskins QBs will spend rest of season auditioning for jobs

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Orakpo out for year with torn pectoral

Orakpo out for year with torn pectoral

The injury to the Pro Bowl linebacker will rob the defense of its second starter in four weeks. Rookie Trent Murphy will step in.

Gruden names QB McCoy starter for Dallas

Gruden names QB McCoy starter for Dallas

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Kai Forbath says FedEx Field is the toughest NFL venue he’s kicked in

Kai Forbath says FedEx Field is the toughest NFL venue he’s kicked in

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Despite poor performance, the Redskins will miss Brian Orakpo on defense. Here’s why.

Despite poor performance, the Redskins will miss Brian Orakpo on defense. Here’s why.

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Rams, Raiders reportedly are ready to move to L.A., but NFL says ‘not so fast’

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