The Insider: Redskins vs. Broncos


Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Kyle Shanahan says he ‘didn’t do a good enough job’ on fourth-quarter play-calling in Denver

Redskins offensive coordinator doesn’t dispute the notion that he abandoned the running game too quickly.

By Mark Maske  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 9

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo wins appeal over fine

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo won his appeal for the fine leveled against him for a roughing the passer call against the Chicago Bears in Week 7, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, fines, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Cousins not satisfied with performance in first appearance of season

‘Any time you throw an interception, you’re not gonna like your performance,’ Redskins backup quarterback says of last Sunday’s relief outing in Denver.

By Mark Maske  |  02:47 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013

How the Redskins set up a key play in the Broncos game

Although the play was ultimately unsuccessful, Mark Bullock shows how the Redskins used a staple of their offense even after the Broncos wouldn’t bite on it at first.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Alfred Morris, Josh Morgan, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, The Outsider

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Robert Griffin III’s left knee ‘a little bit sore,’ but fine

Robert Griffin III’s left knee is “fine” but a little sore the day after a Denver defensive lineman landed on it.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Shanahan: ‘A combination’ of things hindering Redskins in pass game

Robert Griffin III and the Redskins are struggling in the passing game.

By Mike Jones  |  04:42 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Morris and Moss address the second-half play-calling

Alfred Morris, Santana Moss address second-half play calls.

By Gene Wang  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, Santana Moss

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013

The Outsider: Position-by-position review of the Redskins 45-21 loss to the Broncos

A close look at which players and position groups played well against Denver, and where the problems occurred.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, defensive line, Linebackers, Offensive line, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Broncos, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Broncos

The Redskins drop to 2-5 after losing what wound up being a very winnable game against Denver.

By Mike Jones  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, observations, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Broncos, video, Week 8

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Return of offensive struggles rekindles frustrations

A week after producing one of their best offensive outputs in years, the Redskins’ offense regressed against the Denver Broncos on Sunday and struggled to extend drives and capitalize on prime opportunities that could’ve given them the win.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Offense, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III, video

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Shanahan appreciative of warm reception in Denver

‘Denver is just a classy place,’ Redskins coach says.

By Mark Maske  |  08:31 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Was Broncos loss more encouraging or frustrating?

There were signs that the Redskins could be pretty decent, and moments that would make a fan lose faith.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Jordan Pugh gets interception days after he is re-signed

Safety was re-signed during the week after Brandon Meriweather was suspended.

By Mark Maske  |  11:03 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Pugh, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties, Week 8

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Robert Griffin III says left knee is fine

Robert Griffin III and the Redskins suffered a scare late in the game when the quarterback sustained a hit that left him writhing on the field in pain before he eventually hobbled off to the sideline and then had his left knee examined by team doctors and trainers.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III, Week 8

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Washington team meets ‘Change the mascot’ protest in Denver

A group estimated at more than 100 said it planned to get inside the players and coaches’ heads with its ‘change the mascot’ pregame protest.

By Mark Maske  |  04:11 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins name, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 8

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Redskins know they must rev up pass rush against Manning, Broncos

The Denver quarterback was sacked four times during last weekend’s loss in Indianapolis.

By Mark Maske  |  03:43 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pass rush, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 8

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Gumbs, Rambo listed as starting safeties for Redskins vs. Broncos

With Brandon Meriweather suspended and Reed Doughty sidelined by a concussion, the Washington Redskins listed a pair or first-year players, Jose Gumbs and Bacarri Rambo, as their starting safeties for today’s game against the Broncos.

By Mike Jones  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inactives, Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Week 8

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 10/25/2013

Santana Moss: Redskins must focus on themselves, not Manning & Co.

The Redskins’ offensive players must have a big day against Denver to help the defense.

By Mike Jones  |  01:17 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Redskins vs. Broncos: Five story lines for Sunday’s game at Denver

Five areas to focus on during Washington’s 4:25 game at Denver on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties, Secondary, special teams, story lines, Week 8

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Haslett confident in remaining safeties in patchwork secondary

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett acknowledges the limitations that he faces in his secondary.

By Mike Jones  |  01:50 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013

‘Old graybeards’ Fletcher, Manning to match signal-calling wits Sunday

Redskins linebacker and Broncos quarterback entered the league together in 1998.

By Mark Maske  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Redskins defenders: ‘Everyone’s going to be stressed, but everybody has to step up’

Redskins’ defensive coaches and players admit that despite all their hard work, they likely will still enter the game against Denver at a disadvantage.

By Mike Jones  |  09:01 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Josh Wilson, Redskins vs. Broncos, Reed Doughty

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Robert Griffin III preparing for shootout with Peyton Manning

Robert Griffin III and the Redskins face another tough test on Sunday as they take on the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field.

By Mike Jones  |  06:04 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Redskins vs. Broncos, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Leonard Hankerson misses practice with foot injury

Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson missed Wednesday’s practice while nursing a foot injury suffered earlier this week.

By Mike Jones  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Leonard Hankerson, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Broncos, Reed Doughty, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Meriweather suspension reduced to one game

By Mark Maske  |  03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins vs. Bears, Redskins vs. Broncos, suspensions

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Bowen says he’ll try to play through latest knee injury

Redskins defensive end suffered a torn PCL in his right knee Sunday. He played two years ago with similar injury to his left knee.

By Mark Maske  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Broncos, Stephen Bowen, Week 8

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Redskins officially re-sign safety Jordan Pugh

With the status of their top two safeties in doubt for Sunday’s game against the Broncos, Washington added a player it cut last week.

By Mark Maske  |  10:35 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Pugh, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties, Week 8

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Redskins re-sign Jordan Pugh to bolster safety depth [updated]

It’s not immediately clear if Pugh’s return is contingent upon Brandon Meriweather’s suspension being upheld.

By Mark Maske  |  07:43 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Jordan Pugh, Redskins vs. Broncos, Safeties, Week 8

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Meriweather appeals two-game suspension [UPDATED]

Brandon Meriweather is challenging his two-game suspension; A decision is due before Sunday’s game.

By Mark Maske  |  11:43 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, NFL rules, Redskins vs. Broncos, suspensions, video, Week 8

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Shanahan anticipates positive reception in Denver

‘I’m sure hoping I don’t get booed,’ Redskins coach says of facing the Broncos, the team he coached to two Super Bowl triumphs.

By Mark Maske  |  11:20 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Broncos