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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Redskins had ‘a blown assignment’ on McCoy’s catch vs. Kerrigan, Haslett says

Defensive coordinator also says he was pleased with efforts against Adrian Peterson and LeSean McCoy but Frank Gore, who’s up next, is a different type of runner.

By Mark Maske  |  02:58 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, London Fletcher, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Eagles, Ryan Kerrigan, Week 11, Week 12

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Santana Moss: RGIII should “Stand up and say ‘me’ or ‘I’ “

Wide receiver Santana Moss said that he took offense to quarterback Robert Griffin III’s comments about what transpired on the game-losing play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Week 12

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Redskins mailbag: RGIII’s mechanics, play-calling and defensive needs

Readers ask Mike Jones about the quarterback’s throwing motion, his development and the line and play-calling that supports him, and more.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Salary cap, Week 12

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Shanahan: Eagles didn’t know Redskins’ plays, but aimed to challenge Griffin’s passing

Coach dismisses the notion that the Eagles knew what plays were coming.

By Mike Jones  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Shanahan never considered benching Griffin

“You’ve got to make a decision that gives you the best chance to win,” the coach said, “and that’s the reason why Robert was in there.”

By Kent Babb  |  05:45 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Redskins players vow to remain united

At 3-7, Redskins players insist that the locker room will not splinter.

By Mike Jones  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, DeAngelo Hall, London Fletcher, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Position-by-position review: Was it Robert Griffin III’s worst game?

Mark Bullock takes a closer look at Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, David Amerson and the offensive line.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Brandon Meriweather, Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, David Amerson, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 11, Wide Receivers

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/18/2013

NFL reviewing Trent Williams’s allegation that he was verbally abused by official [updated]

No timetable given for completion of league’s review.

By Mark Maske  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger, Mike Shanahan, NFL referees, officials, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams, Week 11

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Five observations from Sunday’s loss

Here we are again, sifting through the wreckage following another Redskins loss.

By Mike Jones  |  10:20 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Pierre Garcon not happy after defeat

Wide receiver initially refuses to speak to reporters, citing an injury, then talks for a little over a minute in a hallway outside the locker room.

By Mark Maske  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Redskins players: Eagles ‘knew what was coming’ on offense and defense

The Redskins struggled to get their passing attack going for much of the game, and players said that part of the problem was that the Eagles seemed to know what plays they were going to run.

By Mike Jones  |  07:53 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Trent Williams says official verbally abused him

Trent Williams says an NFL official verbally attacked him, and other players back his story.

By Kent Babb and Mark Maske  |  05:58 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kory Lichtensteiger, NFL referees, officials, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Trent Williams, Week 11

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Game Day notes and fast facts

The team will attempt to avenge a 33-27 Week 1 loss to the Eagles and pick up their first NFC East victory of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, London Fletcher, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Eagles, Santana Moss, Week 11

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Josh Morgan inactive for Redskins vs. Eagles

Wide receiver Josh Morgan will be inactive for today’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The move marks a further descent for the sixth-year veteran, who last season signed with his hometown Redskins as a free agent.

By Mike Jones  |  11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Chris Neild, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Rex Grossman, Week 11

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Nick Foles recalls struggling in first NFL start against Redskins last season

The then-rookie quarterback had a day to forget as the Redskins started their seven-game winning streak to close the 2012 regular season.

By Mark Maske  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Redskins at Eagles: Live

Join the discussion for this afternoon’s game between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Game Day Q&A: Niles Paul on reclaiming his job as return man, his style and more

In today’s Game Day Q&A, Paul discusses his role as a kick returner, his college experience in this department, his style and key to success.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Barry Cofield says he’ll be ‘shocked’ if Redskins don’t play better on defense against Eagles second time around

‘We were kind of the sacrificial lambs for the league for those first 30 minutes in that game,’ nose tackle says of season opener against Chip Kelly’s offense.

By Mark Maske  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Defense, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Redskins try to add to Eagles’ home-field woes

Philadelphia has lost 10 straight home games dating to last season.

By Mark Maske  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Redskins’ Alfred Morris doing more with less in second season

Used less than last year, Morris appears to have resumed his role as Washington’s workhorse running back.

By Mike Jones  |  01:44 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Five story lines to follow Sunday

Facing the Eagles on Sunday, Washington will try to pick up its fourth win of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:26 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Kyle Shanahan hopes for better start on offense against Eagles this time

‘I’m just looking forward to hopefully being in a normal game with them,’ offensive coordinator says.

By Mark Maske  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Redskins try to jump-start return game

They’re ranked 30th in the NFL in punt return average and 31st in kickoff return average.

By Mark Maske  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, special teams, Week 11

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Should the Redskins be more like the Chiefs?

The Chiefs are winning with a conservative offense. Is it an approach that could work for Washington?

By Desmond Bieler  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kansas City Chiefs, Opening kick, poll, Redskins vs. Eagles, Roy Helu Jr., Running backs, Week 11

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/14/2013

DeAngelo Hall limited in Thursday’s practice

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall had soreness in his left foot, according to Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, Redskins vs. Eagles, Stephen Bowen, video, Week 11

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/14/2013

RGIII: Dealing with pressure hard here, but ‘I’ve got tough skin’

Robert Griffin III believes he can handle the pressure that goes with being Redskins quarterback.

By Mike Jones  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Haslett believes Redskins have another 7-0 run in them

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has confidence that Washington can pull off another 7-0 run, if it can put complete games together.

By Mike Jones  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, poll, Redskins vs. Eagles, video, Week 11

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Jim Haslett: ‘There’s a lot to learn’ from Redskins’ Week 1 loss to Eagles

The rematch comes Sunday in Philadelphia after the Eagles won on opening night at FedEx Field.

By Mark Maske  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Defense, Jim Haslett, NFC East, Redskins vs. Eagles, video, Week 1, Week 11

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 11/14/2013

How Nick Foles and Michael Vick attack defenses differently

The Eagles quarterback the Redskins faced in Week 1 tested Washington’s safeties physically. The player they’ll see in Week 11 will test them mentally.

By Mark Bullock  |  11:01 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, The Outsider, Week 11

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Is Eagles’ Nick Foles a better matchup for Redskins than Michael Vick?

Which Eagles quarterback is a better matchup for the Redskins?

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Robert Griffin III says he needs to take fewer hits

The Redskins’ second-year quarterback acknowledges that he needs to get hit less often.

By Kent Babb  |  04:55 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Chip Kelly, Eagles prepare for improved RGIII

When the Robert Griffin III made his comeback from the reconstruction of his right knee, the Philadelphia Eagles represented the first live action that he faced since last January’s season-ending loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:10 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 11

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Quick-passing attack remains problematic for Redskins defense

Throughout the season, the Redskins defense has struggled to stop the quick-hitter passing attack.

By Mike Jones  |  08:36 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Rematch with Eagles gives Redskins first look of the season at Nick Foles

Quarterback is thriving in Chip Kelly’s offensive system, with 16 touchdown passes and zero interceptions this season.

By Mark Maske  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Kedric Golston, Redskins vs. Eagles, Reed Doughty, Ryan Kerrigan, Week 11

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 11/11/2013

Hall: NFC East struggles a surprise, but don’t matter if Redskins don’t improve

The division has no teams with winning records, but the opponents’ struggles don’t mean much if Washington can’t take advantage, DeAngelo Hall says.

By Mike Jones  |  02:02 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, DeAngelo Hall, New York Giants, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, Week 11

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 11/11/2013

As Redskins get back to work, RGIII says players still believe

Their long weekend complete, the Redskins begin preparation for next Sunday’s game at Philadelphia.

By Mike Jones  |  07:51 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Fantasy watch: The Nick Foles conundrum

Nick Foles presents a fantasy football conundrum to owner in all formats.

By Gene Wang  |  12:33 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, fantasy football, Philadelphia Eagles, Week 10

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013

What’s the value of winning the NFC East in 2013?

The NFC East champion is unlikely to reach the Super Bowl. Should its teams mortgage the future for a chance to win a division title?

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Kirk Cousins, New York Giants, NFC East, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/09/2013

What’s wrong with the NFC East?

What’s behind the records of 2-3 or worse for all four division teams? How about bad defense?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Defense, New York Giants, NFC East, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Which NFL game this week excites you most?

With the Redskins on a bye, we rank the remarkable number of games still very much worth watching.

By Desmond Bieler  |  07:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, matchups, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFL, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles, schedule, Week 5

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Season's first win puts Redskins in second-place tie in NFC East

No need to fret too much in this less-than-fearsome division.

By Mark Maske  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 4

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Kyle Shanahan: Element of surprise gone for NFL's option-play offenses

Redskins offensive coordinator says college-style plays are "not shocking people" like they did last season, when it was "easy at times" for offenses.

By Mark Maske  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offensive philosophy, read option, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Lions, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III, zone read

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/20/2013

NFC East’s woes give Redskins hope

The Eagles’ loss Thursday night leaves the Cowboys as the division’s only team even at .500.

By Mark Maske  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Fantasy watch: Roll with Michael Vick, get sneaky with Nate Burleson

Gene Wang provides insight on Roddy White, James Starks and Redskins vs. Lions.

By Gene Wang  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, fantasy football, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Lions

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Haslett bristles at questions about Monday’s defensive performance

The defensive coordinator didn’t want to talk about the failures in the Eagles game, and praised the play of E.J. Biggers, a cornerback who started at safety.

By Mark Maske  |  04:32 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jim Haslett, news conferences, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Kedric Golston says Redskins’ tackling must improve

According to defensive lineman, Redskins’ miscues--not the Eagles’ offensive system--were the issue Monday night.

By Mark Maske  |  12:31 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Kedric Golston, Redskins vs. Eagles, tackling, Week 2

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Esiason: Redskins’ Griffin, Morris could learn from struggles

The tumultuous start to the season for Robert Griffin III and sidekick Alfred Morris proved alarming on Monday night, but could pay off in the long run, former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason believes.

By Mike Jones  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Santana Moss advises teammates to erase loss from memory

After the Redskins third consecutive offensive possession of the season ended in disaster, veteran wide receiver Santana Moss huddled his teammates and told them to settle them down.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers, Santana Moss, Week 2

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013

With ‘hit test’ now out of the way, Robert Griffin III focused on Week 2

Two days removed from his first action in eight months, Robert Griffin III said that his surgically repaired right knee feels fine.

By Mike Jones  |  05:56 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III, Week 2

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Biggers not complaining about being asked to fill in at safety

Cornerback last played the position in high school and didn’t begin preparing to play it in practices until last week.

By Mark Maske  |  01:36 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, Redskins vs. Eagles, Safeties, Secondary

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/11/2013

‘Miscommunication’ led to Robert Griffin III covering up his knee brace

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III did not have to cover up the knee brace on his surgically repaired right knee as he was told during the game.

By Mike Jones  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, NFL rules, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Alfred Morris putting Week 1 struggles behind him

A day removed from Monday night’s struggle-filled season-opening loss to the Eagles, Alfred Morris still had few answers for what led to such a sloppy performance.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins vs. Eagles, Running backs

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Shanahan relatively forgiving of Thompson’s punt-returning mistakes

Rookie fielded two punts Monday night inside his own 10-yard line.

By Mark Maske  |  06:57 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Redskins vs. Eagles, special teams, Week 1

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Redskins’ defense was properly prepared for Eagles, Shanahan says

Eagles ran only one play on offense that the Redskins hadn’t seen previously, coach says.

By Mark Maske  |  05:41 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Eagles

Monday night’s game was a much more lopsided affair than numbers indicate.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  observations, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 09/10/2013

What went wrong with the Redskins’ opener?

Isn’t that the only question this morning? What went wrong, and how do the Redskins fix it quickly, with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers up next?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:02 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 09/09/2013

SS Brandon Meriweather out for season opener

Strong safety Brandon Meriweather will not play in the Washington Redskins’ season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Eighth-year veteran Reed Doughty will start in his place.

By Mike Jones  |  05:56 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, inactives, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles video preview

The Post Sports Live crew provides some thoughts in advance of the season opener.

By Keith McMillan  |  04:06 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live, Redskins vs. Eagles, video, Week 1

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Fast facts and game notes

Washington looks to build on last season’s 10-6 playoff campaign while the Eagles aim to kick off the Chip Kelly era on a positive note.

By Mike Jones  |  01:06 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game notes, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Finally. Score predictions?

After eight months of waiting, the Redskins are back on the field for the opener against the Eagles. So, who you got, and what's the final score?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:49 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, predictions, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles: Five story lines to follow in Monday night’s game

The Washington Redskins are almost there. On Monday night they at last open their season against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Baccari Rambo, brandon jenkins, Brandon Meriweather, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, story lines, Week 1

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/05/2013

Michael Vick understands Robert Griffin III’s mind-set when running

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick understands the dilemma Robert Griffin III faces and has some advice.

By Mike Jones  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Philadelphia Eagles, Quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Robert Griffin III expects emotional return, but not worried about rust, contact

As Robert Griffin III gears up for his first game since Jan. 6, the quarterback expects to encounter a wide range of emotions.

By Mike Jones  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 1

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Chip Kelly, Oregon briefly recruited Robert Griffin III out of high school

For a brief moment in time, during the spring of 2007, there was a chance that Robert Griffin III could have played for Chip Kelly at the University of Oregon.

By Mike Jones  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Eagles’ offensive tempo doesn’t worry Redskins’ Hall

DeAngelo Hall says conditioning won't be a problem, and neither will the Eagles' tempo in the opening game of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Defense, offensive philosophy, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Five areas to monitor as the Redskins prepare for the Eagles

The Redskins get back to work today and continue to install their plan for Monday night’s date with the Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brandon Meriweather, Defense, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins-Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Week 1

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Who are the NFL’s top 10 teams heading into 2013?

By Keith McMillan and Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season outlook, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Eagles, top 10, Week 1

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Redskins vs. Eagles Monday night start time changed to 6:55

By Mike Jones  |  05:17 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Philadelphia Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/15/2013

Haslett says Redskins have 'looked at endless film on Oregon' to ready for Chip Kelly's offense

Eagles' up-tempo offensive approach presents challenge for season opener.

By Mark Maske  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, defensive philosophy, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Eagles, Week 1

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Redskins players say they won't be mindful of Riley Cooper's racial slur when they face Eagles

"We're going to go out there and just play football," Josh Wilson says of the Sept. 9 regular season opener at FedEx Field.

By Mark Maske  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper incident, Training camp

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/10/2013

In what scenario would the Redskins not win the NFC East?

An examination of NFC East odds and predictions finds them hedging bets on the reigning division champion Redskins.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/28/2013

The Other 31: Eagles busy getting the pieces in place for Chip Kelly's first season

Will the former colllege coach's offense work in the NFL? Finding out the answer to that question is what Philadelphia's season will be all about.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, Philadelphia Eagles, The Other 31

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013

The Redskins and the power of expectations

Last year's Week 1 win, star performances and playoff spot were pleasant surprises. This year, those are the baseline expectations.

By Keith McMillan  |  04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins 2013 schedule, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins vs. Saints, Week 1

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Redskins open the season on Monday night vs. Eagles, per Adam Carriker

Per defensive end Adam Carriker, the Redskins will open the season on Monday Night Football against the Eagles.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL schedule, Redskins schedule 2013, Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 12/24/2012

Eagles QB Nick Foles played second half against Redskins with broken throwing hand

Hairline fracture showed up on MRI after it went undetected by initial X-ray.

By Mark Maske  |  01:42 PM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 12/24/2012

Redskins extend multiple-turnover, multiple-sack streak to three games

The Washington Redskins' defense continued to force turnovers and sack quarterbacks Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:43 AM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 12/23/2012

Tyler Polumbus ruled out for Redskins vs. Eagles, Robert Griffin III returns

Right tackle Tyler Polumbus will miss the Redskins' game but quarterback Robert Griffin III returns as expected

By Mike Jones  |  11:51 AM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins inactives, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/23/2012

Redskins-Eagles: Game day notes

The Washington Redskins take on the Philadelphia Eagles today, aiming to extend their win streak to six and take another step toward the playoffs.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 12/22/2012

Robert Griffin III gets final clearance, is set to start vs. Eagles

The quarterback gets final clearance from doctors after missing previous game with a mild knee sprain.

By Mark Maske  |  08:48 PM ET, 12/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2012

Redskins-Eagles (and Cowboys, and Giants) -- Who ya got?

The Redskins' fortunes this week are also affected by the Cowboys and Giants. Opening Kick looks for picks in all three NFC East-involved games.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, division title, Giants, NFC East, Opening kick, playoff chase, Ravens, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins-Eagles, Saints

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Eagles defensive player to watch: DT Fletcher Cox

Rookie is tied for fourth among NFL defensive tackles in sacks.

By Mark Maske  |  08:08 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Eagles offensive player to watch: QB Nick Foles

The third-round pick out of Arizona has good size at 6-foot-6 and 243 pounds, plus good arm strength and decent mobility. But he is very much still learning the ropes in the NFL.

By Mike Jones  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Andy Reid: 2012 QB draft class could be best ever

This year's rookie QBs may one day rivalor surpass class of 1983

By Mike Jones  |  03:39 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles, Rookie quarterbacks

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Redskins get back to work with uncertainty looming on several fronts

Washington get back to work today, making preparations for Sunday's game at Philadelphia.

By Mike Jones  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Which NFC East team is most likely to win the division?

With a Week 17 Redskins-Cowboys game potentially deciding it, which NFC East team will finish strongest and win the division?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:10 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, NFC East, NFC East first place, NFC standings, Opening kick, playoff chase, Redskins, Redskins vs. Eagles, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Brandon Meriweather tears ACL, out for the season

Safety played just one half in season debut Sunday

By Mark Maske  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries, Redskins-Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Brandon Meriweather downplays latest knee injury

Washington Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather said that he felt fine despite spraining his right knee and missing the majority of the second half of his team's 31-6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  06:46 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Eagles, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/18/2012

Pierre Garcon, Brandon Meriweather to play for Redskins vs. Eagles

Wide receiver Pierre Garcon and strong safety Brandon Meriweather will start for the Redskins Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins inactives, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/18/2012

Redskins-Eagles: Game day notes

The Washington Redskins return to the field for the first time since their 21-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 9.

By Mike Jones  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Eagles officially name Foles to start at QB against Redskins

Rookie quarterback will make his first NFL start replacing incumbent Michael Vick, who is ruled out of Sunday's game at FedEx Field because of a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Philadelphia's Wide-9 front could hamper Redskins' efforts in run game

The key to success for Washington’s offense is establishing a balanced attack. The Eagles could pose a problem.

By Mike Jones  |  01:33 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Jammal Brown misses practice with sore hip, prospects for playing dim

Thursday's practice would have been right tackle's first in pads.

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown, Redkins injuries, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Eagles aim to force Robert Griffin III to make plays with arm

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Trent Cole said he is more wary of Robert Griffin III's running skills than his passing ability.

By Mike Jones  |  01:04 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Pierre Garcon practices, wide receiver could play Sunday

Brandon Meriweather also continues to practice

By Mark Maske  |  04:11 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Eagles, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 11/14/2012

DeAngelo Hall says Redskins are not taking Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles lightly

Redskins have lost the last eight times they've faced rookie starting quarterbacks, dating back to 2006.

By Mark Maske  |  02:53 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins secondary, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Redskins' struggles haven't swayed Andy Reid's opinion of Mike Shanahan

Andy Reid, whose Eagles face the Redskins on Sunday, said that Washington's struggles do nothing to take away from his opinion of Mike Shanahan.

By Mike Jones  |  02:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Eagles, Mike Shanahan, Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Eagles offensive player to watch: RB LeSean McCoy

The fourth-year pro ranks 10th in the league with 705 rushing yards on 162 carries.

By Mike Jones  |  01:43 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Eagles set to start rookie Nick Foles at QB against Redskins

Michael Vick has what Eagles Coach Andy Reid said Monday is a 'pretty significant' concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  08:16 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Redskins get back to work following bye week

As the players get back on the field after the bye, Brandon Meriweather should return, but Pierre Garcon is questionable.

By Mike Jones  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012

The NFC East: Surprises, disappointments and where the Redskins fit in

OPENING KICK | With the Cowboys and Giants kicking off the NFL season tonight, it's time to take a look around the Redskins' division.

By Keith McMillan  |  06:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, NFC East, opening game, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Week 1