The Insider: Redskins vs. Cowboys


Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/26/2013

The attributes that allowed Pierre Garcon to set a Redskins receiving record

OUTSIDER | A look at which attributes allow the wideout to break the Redskins’ single-season mark.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Cowboys, The Outsider, Week 17, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/24/2013

Artificial turf at FedEx Field is ‘something you would definitely look at,’ Mike Shanahan says

Condition of playing surface remains an issue.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 17

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Boswell on Cousins: ‘I don’t see anything terribly special there yet’

Columnist Thomas Boswell takes a look at Kirk Cousins’s numbers over the small sample we’ve seen him, and they aren’t good.

By Keith McMillan  |  12:11 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Cowboys

The slide continues. The Redskins again proved incapable of protecting a second-half lead, and fell 24-23 to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, observations, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Pierre Garcon breaks Art Monk’s Redskins record for catches in a season

Garcon has 11 catches Sunday to bring his season total to 107, one more than Monk had in 1984.

By Mark Maske  |  08:08 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art Monk, history, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 12/22/2013

In London Fletcher’s FedEx Field farewell, Redskins fall short

The Washington Redskins talked about sending London Fletcher out on a victorious note as he played in final home game as a member of the team. But they fell short in their quest, losing 24-23 to Dallas on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 16

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Redskins vs. Cowboys: FB Darrel Young to play after week of limited practices

Fullback Darrel Young will play for the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys after being listed as questionable all week.

By Mike Jones  |  11:47 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, brandon jenkins, Chase Minnifield, Dallas Cowboys, Darrel Young, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 16

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Live

Join the discussion as we break down this afternoon’s game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Game day Q&A: Aldrick Robinson on his late-season surge and development

Used sporadically for much of the season, Aldrick Robinson appears to have turned a corner in the final month of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Game Day Q&A, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16, Wide Receivers

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/22/2013

DeAngelo Hall expects high effort from teammates despite poor record, uncertain futures

The Washington Redskins enter today’s game against the Dallas Cowboys with nothing at stake, but one of the team’s leaders insist that despite their terrible record, he and his teammates remain highly motivated for a number of reasons.

By Mike Jones  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Five story lines to follow Sunday

Because of the never-ending off-field controversy, you’d hardly know that this was Dallas Week.

By Mike Jones  |  09:13 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five story lines, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Redskins claimed center J.D. Walton off waivers ‘for the future,’ Mike Shanahan says

Former Broncos starter won’t play in either of the Redskins’ final two games, according to Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.D. Walton, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 16

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Jordan Reed won’t play again this season, Redskins announce

Rookie tight end will end up missing final six games of the season after suffering a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Concussions, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, tight ends, Week 16

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Redskins, Cowboys sing London Fletcher’s praises

When London Fletcher announced Wednesday that he expects to retire following this season, teammates and opponents had reactions.

By Mike Jones  |  01:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brian Orakpo, leadership, London Fletcher, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Reed Doughty, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Kerrigan, Santana Moss, Week 16

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Kirk Cousins tries to build off successes from first start, reduce mistakes

Making his second start this season, the Washington quarterback says he’s got improvements to make and can’t worry about the future yet.

By Mark Maske  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 16

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/18/2013

London Fletcher says he’s ’99 percent certain’ he’ll retire [updated]

The Redskins’ linebacker, notable for his streak of 254 consecutive games played since 1998, says he is likely going to call it a career.

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Cowboys, video, Week 16

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Perry Riley fined for hit on Tony Romo

The NFL docks linebacker $15,750 for a roughing-the-passer penalty during last Sunday night’s loss at Dallas, a person familiar with the situation said Friday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fines, inside linebackers, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 10/18/2013

David Amerson says he expects to play Sunday

Though he’ll be listed as questionable, he said he would be surprised if he doesn’t play Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:49 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Cowboys’ Lawrence fined for block on Amerson

No penalty was called on the play, on which Amerson suffered a concussion and the Cowboys had a 90-yard return.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, David Amerson, Fines, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 10/16/2013

The Outsider: How DeAngelo Hall shut down Dez Bryant, what he faces against the Bears

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall played one of his best games for Washington against Dez Bryant. He might need to do it again to stop the Bears. Here’s how and why.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:43 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, DeAngelo Hall, Redskins vs. Bears, Redskins vs. Cowboys, The Outsider, Week 6, Week 7

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Redskins continue to defend their use of the clock Sunday

Mike Shanahan defends the unused timeout and the Redskins’ delayed approach to hurry-up offense on Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  08:31 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  clock management, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Shanahan: Wrong call was made regarding fumble recovery

Mike Shanahan remains convinced that officials made the wrong call when they awarded the Cowboys possession during a punt in the second quarter.

By Mike Jones  |  07:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerome Murphy, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Reed Doughty, special teams

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/14/2013

The Outsider: A closer look at how the Redskins played at Dallas

How did Trent Williams fare against DeMarcus Ware? Was this DeAngelo Hall’s best game as a Redskins and Kory Lichtensteiger’s worst? The Outsider takes a closer look.

By Mark Bullock  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Linebackers, Offensive line, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Running backs, Secondary, The Outsider, tight ends, Wide Receivers

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Griffin: Happy to shed brace; hits don’t bother him

By Mark Maske  |  08:31 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 10/14/2013

At 1-4, where does the season go from here?

After stewing on the loss overnight, how do the Redskins right the ship from 1-4, if it’s even possible?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:02 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 7

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Shanahan defends first-half clock management

Team did not use a timeout after long completion to Jordan Reed in the final minute of the half.

By Mark Maske  |  01:37 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  clock management, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Bryan Kehl, Nick Sundberg to have MRI exams on injured knees

Special teams contributors Bryan Kehl and long-snapper Nick Sundberg both left Sunday night’s game with knee injuries, but immediately following the contest, neither knew the severity of their situations.

By Mike Jones  |  01:18 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys, special teams

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Jerry Jones on Daniel Snyder: ‘he’s not insensitive, at all’

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones defended Redskins counterpart Dan Snyder against allegations of insensitivity because of Snyder’s insistence that he will not change the team’s name.

By Mike Jones  |  08:33 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Daniel Snyder, Jerry Jones, owners meetings, Redskins name, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson are active for the Redskins

Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson are on the inactive list for the game against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson, inactives, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Redskins at Cowboys: Live

Join the discussion as we break down tonight’s game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  06:32 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 6

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Game day notes and fast facts

The Washington Redskins face off with their longtime rival Dallas Cowboys at 8:30 p.m. at AT&T Stadium on NBC.

By Mike Jones  |  02:13 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Game day Q&A: Kory Lichtensteiger on his journey to the league, conquering size limitations and more

In a league and a position where size often matters, Redskins left guard Kory Lichtensteiger is an exception to the rule.

By Mike Jones  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Day Q&A, Kory Lichtensteiger, offensive live, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Redskins preparing for Dallas's new-look defensive front

Because their divisional rivals twice a year, the Washington Redskins have good familiarity with the Dallas Cowboys' personnel, and that knowledge helps boost confidence. But this year, Washington's offensive players are preparing for changes along Dallas' defensive front.

By Mike Jones  |  03:05 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, pass rush, Redskins vs. Cowboys, run defense

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

Haslett: Jenkins, Jackson roles are undefined for Cowboys game

Defensive end, linebacker are back after four-game suspensions but it's not clear what roles, if any, they'll play Sunday night against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Garrett: Cowboys must keep maturing RGIII in the pocket

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said that although Robert Griffin III may not have been at his best in the first quarter of the season, he still sees the second-year quarterback as a “dangerous guy,” that has displayed maturity this season.

By Mike Jones  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 6

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

The Outsider: Reviewing the Redskins' blitzes against Tony Romo and the Cowboys

Washington employed a handful of blitzes to force the Dallas quarterback to rush throws the last time the teams met. The Outsider takes a closer look at them.

By Mark Bullock  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blitz packages, Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Cowboys, The Outsider

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

Fantasy watch: Stop-gap pickup for Julio Jones owners

Julio Jones owners ought to consider adding Santana Moss in a favorable fantasy matchup.

By Gene Wang  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Falcons, fantasy football, Oakland Raiders, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Santana Moss

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Griffin says he's 'rejuvenated' following bye week

Refreshed after the bye week, Robert Griffin III says last year's success against Dallas is out the window because the Cowboys have an entirely new defense.

By Kent Babb  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bye week, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 6

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Morris, Reed, Forbath practice fully for Redskins

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that running back Alfred Morris, place kicker Kai Forbath and tight end Jordan Reed all practiced fully after nursing various injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, brandon jenkins, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Cofield's broken hand is 'healed enough'

Nose tackle kept playing, and playing well, even after being hurt during the preseason. Now his hand is close to healed.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan at the podium

By Keith McMillan  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Mike Shanahan, news conferences, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Week 6

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Redskins defense braces for Romo after quarterback's 500-yard game

The improvisational skills of the Dallas quarterback could be particularly problematic.

By Mark Maske  |  11:14 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Defense, Josh Wilson, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Tony Romo

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Young: Eliminating 'little things' will lead to turnaround on offense

Washington's offensive players remain adamant in they have been their own worst enemy thus far.

By Mike Jones  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Kyle Shanahan, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Cowboys

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

Redskins wide receivers aren't underestimating Cowboys

The Washington Redskins on Sunday will face a Dallas Cowboys defense that on Sunday surrendered 517 total yards of offense and 51 points to the Denver Broncos. But the Redskins wide receivers insist they aren't licking their chops, so to speak, over the prospects of facing such a defense.

By Mike Jones  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Cowboys, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013

DeAngelo Hall ready to 'rise to the occasion' vs. Dez Bryant

No one needs to tell DeAngelo Hall how large a task awaits him this Sunday as the Redskins return to work following their bye.

By Mike Jones  |  04:30 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, DeAngelo Hall, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Redskins return to work with 'sense of urgency'

The Redskins returned to practice and began laying the foundation for the game plan for their matchup with the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  06:01 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bye week, NFC East, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 6

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Paulsen practices; Reed, Morris both expect to play for Redskins vs. Cowboys

Tight ends Logan Paulsen and Jordan Reed both practiced Monday and expressed encouragement over their progress. Meanwhile, running back Alfred Morris also practiced and expects to play Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 10/07/2013

Redskins after the bye: Five questions as they get back to work

The Redskins' bye week comes to an end, and they begin preparation for Sunday's road game against Dallas.

By Mike Jones  |  09:42 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Cowboys, Week 6

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012

How much better do you feel about the Redskins' playoff chances?

The Redskins' win, coupled with this weekend's results, make the playoffs -- even as a wild card -- a more realistic possibility.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, NFL playoffs, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Redskins vs. Giants