The Insider: matchups


Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Which NFL game this week excites you most?

With the Redskins on a bye, we rank the remarkable number of games still very much worth watching.

By Desmond Bieler  |  07:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, matchups, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFL, Opening kick, Philadelphia Eagles, schedule, Week 5

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Giants offensive player to watch: Eli Manning

Ranked third in the NFL in passing yardage, Eli Manning is coming off of his second Super Bowl win and leads a New York Giants squad that averages 414.7 yards and 29.7 points a game.

By Mike Jones  |  04:01 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Giants

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Falcons offensive player to watch: QB Matt Ryan

Falcons' signal-caller has the top QB rating in the NFL

By Mike Jones  |  01:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Falcons

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Tampa Bay defensive player to watch: DT Gerald McCoy

Finally, healthy, the 300-pound lineman has three sacks so far this season.

By Mike Jones  |  04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Buccaneers, Redskins-Bucs

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins-Bengals: Five storylines to follow

The Redskins are trying to rebound from a 31-28 loss at St. Louis last week. Meanwhile, Cincinnati also owns a 1-1 record, but is coming off of a 34-27 win over Cleveland.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines, game matchups, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Bengals offensive player to watch: WR A.J. Green

As a rookie out of Georgia last season, A.J. Green recorded 65 catches for 1,057 yards and seven touchdowns, averaging 16.3 yards per catch.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Bengals

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Sam Bradford wary of Redskins’ defense

Rams QB impressed with Washington front seven and banged up secondary

By Mike Jones  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, game matchups, Redskins defense, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Rams’ offensive player to watch: RB Steven Jackson

Veteran tailback runs hard, catches passes, blocks well

By Mike Jones  |  03:35 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Rams

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Redskins-Saints: Five story lines to follow as Week 1 kicks off

The regular season finally is here, and Sunday afternoon, the Washington Redskins take on the New Orleans Saints.

By Mike Jones  |  10:34 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, Redskins-Saints, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Saints defensive player to watch: DT Sedrick Ellis

The 6-foot-1, 307-pound Ellis isn’t the biggest or most overpowering defensive tackle, but uses his quickness off the line to cause problems for opponents.

By Mike Jones  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  game matchups, New Orleans Saints, Redskins-Saints, Saints defense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Jim Haslett is comfortable with the Redskins’ secondary

Defensive coordinator says the key to the game will be limiting the explosive offense's production

By Mike Jones  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, game matchups, Redskins defense, Washington Redskins