The Insider: Week 8


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 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 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 01:41 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 01:07 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Redskins mailbag: Fred Davis’s future, Santana Moss’s role and more

Following Sunday’s win, mailbag questions address problem areas, like Fred Davis’s future, Santana Moss’s role, special teams struggles and more.

By Mike Jones  |  01:07 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Mailbag, offensive philosophy, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, special teams, tight ends, 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