The Insider: Week 2


Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Packers’ McCarthy, Redskins’ Haslett meet again

When Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett coaches his unit against the offense of the Packers offense, he will match wits with Green Bay head coach and play caller Mike McCarthy.

By Mike Jones  |  04:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Redskins hope familiarity with 3-4 defense helps against Packers

As they aim to bounce back from Monday night’s disappointing showing against the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins offensive players believe that familiarity could help them as prepare to attack the Green Bay Packers defense.

By Mike Jones  |  01:47 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  3-4 defense, Defense, Green Bay Packers, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

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 11:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Redskins welcome opportunity to visit Lambeau Field

The Redskins make a road trip to one of the NFL’s oldest and most iconic stadiums in Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

By Mark Maske  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Players say their confidence isn’t shaken by opening defeat

Redskins remember that they put their 2012 season back together even after a 3-6 start.

By Mark Maske  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

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

Packers defense sees a different Robert Griffin III

Several Packers say they see a different quarterback from last season’s rookie of the year.

By Barry Svrluga  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Redskins vs. Packers, Robert Griffin III, Week 2

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 06:10 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Redskins injury report: David Amerson, Chris Baker limited

Redskins cornerback David Amerson and defensive end Chris Baker both were limited in Wednesday’s practice according to the team’s first injury report of Week 2.

By Mike Jones  |  06:10 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Chris Baker, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, 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 02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Brandon Meriweather aims to play Sunday at Green Bay

Strong safety Brandon Meriweather said that he hopes to make his season debut Sunday against the Green Bay Packers after he missed Monday’s season opener with a lingering groin injury that limited him all of last week in practice.

By Mike Jones  |  02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins vs. Packers, Safeties, Week 2

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Trip to Green Bay means Redskins could be looking at 0-2 start

Ryan Kerrigan says, ‘You definitely don’t want to start 0-2.’

By Mark Maske  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Redskins vs. Packers, Week 2

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Cowboys in the NFL’s top 10, and a Redskins-Packers preview

Do the Cowboys belong in Mark Maske’s top 10? Plus a Redskins-Packers video preview, go-to links and what’s ahead today.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:03 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Packers, top 10, Week 2

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Redskins vs. Rams: Friday reader picks and wishes

Insider readers take a crack at NFL games this weekend, and contribute things they'd like to see the Redskins do against the Rams.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick, predictions, Rams, Reader picks, Redskins vs. Rams, Redskins-Rams, Week 2

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Redskins vs. Rams: The most insightful blog post ever

A closer look at the Rams, the Redskins' Week 2 opponent, with a fan of the team.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, defensive line, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Rams, Week 2

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Do the Rams stand a chance against the Redskins?

The Redskins hung 40 on the Saints in Week 1, while St. Louis gave up 429 yards in a loss to the Lions. Is their Week 2 matchup an easy win for Washington?

By Keith McMillan  |  09:25 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Calvin Johnson, DeAngelo Hall, Jeff Fisher, Lions, Matthew Stafford, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Rams, RGIII, Sam Bradford, Steven Jackson, Week 2