The Insider: Redskins-Eagles


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 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)
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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 08:32 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