The Insider: Redskins vs. 49ers


Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Brian Orakpo is diversifying and improving his game

It might be a lost season, but Brian Orakpo is improving, using his smarts and not just athletic ability to derail plays against the 49ers. Mark Bullock takes a look at a few, and then asks via poll if Orakpo should be re-signed.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, outside linebackers, poll, Redskins vs. 49ers, The Outsider, Week 13

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Robert Griffin III declines to respond to Ahmad Brooks

San Francisco linebacker had said after Monday’s game that the Redskins quarterback shouldn’t be playing.

By Mark Maske  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, San Francisco 49ers, video, Week 13

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Redskins position-by-position review: The 49ers’ defense dominated

Mark Bullock looks at the different ways the San Francisco defense gave the offense problems, and how defensive players, like Brian Orakpo and Jarvis Jenkins, actually played pretty well.

By Mark Bullock  |  01:59 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, defensive line, inside linebackers, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Wilson, Linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Perry Riley, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Safeties, Secondary, The Outsider, tight ends, Trent Williams, Tyler Polumbus, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Redskins mailbag: Is it time for Kirk Cousins?

Mike Jones answers questions from readers about Kirk Cousins, Keenan Robinson, clock management and, you guessed it, Kirk Cousins.

By Mike Jones  |  12:54 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, Keenan Robinson, Kirk Cousins, Mailbag, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, Week 13

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Griffin and Shanahan, in their own words (video); snap counts

Video of last night’s postgame press conferences.

By Keith McMillan  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 12

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Alfred Morris: Redskins didn’t have ‘the greatest of weeks’ in practice

‘We just didn’t show up,’ running back says of Monday night’s performance.

By Mark Maske  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Practice reports, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12, Week 13

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Redskins-49ers: Five observations from Monday night’s loss

Another game, another embarrassment, and the Redskins at 3-8 took another step toward a disastrous end.

By Mike Jones  |  09:39 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Wilson, Mike Shanahan, observations, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, special teams, Trent Williams, Week 12

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 11/26/2013

For Redskins, where to from here?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:59 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Redskins vs. 49ers: Live

Join the discussion for tonight’s game between the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers at FedEx Field.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  12:48 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Redskins honor members of the Navajo Code Talkers Association

The group was recognized during the Redskins-49ers game as a joint celebration of the NFL’s Salute to Service month and Native American Heritage month.

By Mike Jones  |  09:31 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins name, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Redskins inactives: Bowen, Young sidelined by injuries vs. 49ers

The Washington Redskins will be without starting right defensive end Stephen Bowen and starting fullback Darrel Young as they host the San Francisco 49ers.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Darrel Young, inactives, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. 49ers, Rex Grossman, Stephen Bowen, Week 12

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Redskins unveil re-sodded playing surface versus 49ers

An improved playing surface greeted the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers Monday night as the team opted earlier this month to re-sod FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins vs. 49ers, Robert Griffin III, Week 12

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Game Day Q&A: Jarvis Jenkins on improving his knowledge and technique

The 6-foot-4, 325-pound Clemson product talks about the importance of technique in the NFL and why it helps to be loose on game day.

By Mike Jones  |  12:26 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Game Day Q&A, Jarvis Jenkins, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Poll: How much chance do the Redskins have against the 49ers?

We ask for your honest opinion on how it plays out tonight, and whether it’s more important to see a win or progress?

By Keith McMillan  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, poll, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Redskins vs. 49ers: Game day notes and fast facts

The Redskins and 49ers face off on Monday Night Football with each on a two-game losing streak.

By Mike Jones  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Re-sodded playing surface at FedEx Field goes on display for Redskins-49ers game Monday night

It’s the first home game since the field was re-sodded following the Redskins’ overtime win over the Chargers on Nov. 3.

By Mark Maske  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins vs. 49ers, Week 12

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Redskins enter Monday night game vs. 49ers after week of high drama

Amid controversy, Santana Moss says, “Everything is positive.“

By Mark Maske  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. 49ers

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 11/23/2013

Jordan Reed ruled out for Redskins-49ers game on Monday night

A concussion suffered last week will sideline the tight end, whose absence creates an opportunity for Fred Davis.

By Mike Jones  |  04:59 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/23/2013

Nick Williams seeks improvement for Redskins in second outing

His introduction to the NFL out of the way, rookie punt returner Nick Williams aims to display improvement this week for the Washington Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Williams, Redskins vs. 49ers, special teams, Week 12

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Redskins vs. 49ers: Five story lines to follow Monday night

Two young star quarterbacks are struggling in their second seasons, and more to watch for when San Francisco visits Washington.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, Redskins vs. 49ers

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Leonard Hankerson out for season; Morgan to start

Wide receiver needs surgery on LCL.

By Mike Jones  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Biggers, Injuries, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, Josh Morgan, Josh Wilson, Leonard Hankerson, Redskins vs. 49ers, Stephen Bowen, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Fred Davis, Josh Morgan expect to dress Monday

With teammates at their positions injured, demoted wide receiver Josh Morgan and tight end Fred Davis could find themselves back in the mix next Monday .

By Mike Jones  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Injury situation could leave Redskins relying on Fred Davis, Josh Morgan again

Tight end, wide receiver had been pushed aside in recent weeks but now Jordan Reed is being treated for a concussion and Leonard Hankerson is facing possible knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers