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The Insider: November, 2011

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Areas to monitor as the Redskins kick off Week 13

Feel-good time is over for the Washington Redskins. Now the team shifts its attention to the New York Jets, who come to town Sunday fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Post Sports Live: The Capitals coaching change and the end of the Redskins losing streak

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Capitals hiring of Dale Hunter as head coach and preview the the Redskins’ upcoming game against the New York Jets.

By Washington Post editors  |  04:19 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Redskins will help raise money for children of fallen National Guard members Sunday

The team and DRS Technologies will seek donations Sunday for a scholarship fund for children of National Guard members killed since Sept. 11, 2001.

By Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Roy Helu up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Running back is a nominee for award after his career rushing day in Sunday’s 23-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Effects of FB Darrel Young’s concussion appear mild

Fullback will continue to be evaluated, but it appears likely that he will return to action this week.

By Mike Jones  |  11:36 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Mike Shanahan disagrees with Josh Wilson pass interference call

Washington Redskins coach said the official who threw the flag Sunday did not have the best view of the play.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Roy Helu will remain starting RB

The Washington Redskins’ running back carousel has stopped with Coach Mike Shanahan saying Monday that rookie Roy Helu will remain the team’s starter.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Stephen Bowen, Darrel Young injured against Seattle

End has a third-degree tear of his posterior cruciate ligament and fullback has a concussion. Both will be evaluated this week.

By Barry Svrluga  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Redskins’ protection broke down on blocked FG and PAT, Mike Shanahan says

Coach Mike Shanahan says Graham Gano will remain the Redskins’ kicker because blocked FG and PAT against Seattle were not his fault.

By Barry Svrluga  |  04:42 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Quick hits: Mike Shanahan says blocked kicks were line’s fault

Graham Gano will continue as the Redskins’ kicker because the blocked FG and PAT against the Seahawks “had nothing to do” with him, coach says.

By Barry Svrluga  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Redskins-Seahawks: Five observations

Big plays returned and the all-out blitz worked this time.

By Mike Jones  |  11:48 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Mike Shanahan pleased with Rex Grossman despite interceptions

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Rex Grossman’s two interceptions didn’t bother him because the QB made throws he needed to make.

By Mike Jones  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Oshiomogho Atogwe still isn’t 100 percent

Coach Mike Shanahan starts Reed Doughty after deciding that Atogwe is unable to go full speed because of nagging injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  11:52 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Career day for Redskins rookie RB Roy Helu

The rookie rushes for 108 yards and a touchdown, catches seven passes.

By Mike Jones  |  11:39 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Darrel Young suffers concussion

He is replaced by Mike Sellers early in Sunday’s victory over the Seattle Seahawks

By Mike Jones  |  11:25 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Santana Moss posts 4 catches in return

After missing the previous four games due to injury, receiver Santana Moss admitted to some pregame jitters Sunday.

By Rick Maese  |  11:17 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Bad feelings spur Redskins, Seahawks

The Redskins and Seahawks amassed more than 200 penalty yards Sunday, jawing, shoving and bickering their way through four heated quarters.

By Rick Maese  |  10:47 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Trent Williams’s absence leads to blocked field goal and extra point

To ease pressure on injured left tackle’s knee, he did not play on field goal units. Seahawks’ Red Bryant blocked a field goal and extra point.

By Mike Jones  |  09:49 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Redskins-Seahawks: Washington wins 23-17

Redskins snap six-game losing streak with 50-yard TD pass from Rex Grossman to Anthony Armstrong.

By Mike Jones and Rick Maese  |  04:53 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Reed Doughty to start at safety for Oshiomogho Atogwe

Washington Redskins free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe said earlier this week that he felt fully healthy for the first time this season, but he will not start today.

By Mike Jones  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Redskins-Seahawks: Open thread

Can the Redskins stop their six-game slide? Can the Seahawks win three in a row?

By Washington Post Sports  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Santana Moss, Maurice Hurt return to starting lineup

As expected, the Redskins’ wide receiver will return to action today against the Seattle Seahawks after missing the last four games with a broken left hand. Guard Maurice Hurt also will be back.

By Mike Jones  |  02:51 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Royster ‘excited’ about prospects of making career debut

As a member of the Washington Redskins’ practice squad for the first 11 weeks of the season, rookie running back Evan Royster took part in all of the usual team activities during the week, but never could dress for games and couldn’t travel to road games.

By Mike Jones  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/26/2011

Santana Moss just happy to be back on the field

He has set no goals other than to help the team halt its losing streak

By Mike Jones  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Redskins-Seahawks: Key matchups to watch

The Washington Redskins on Sunday will take on the hosting Seattle Seahawks for the 15th time in the history of the franchises, with the Redskins holding a 10-4 advantage.

By Mike Jones  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Redskins injury report: Williams, eight others probable for Sunday

Nine injured players are listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks, marking the first time in weeks that Washington won’t find itself without starters at multiple key positions.

By Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Seahawks defensive player to watch: DE Chris Clemons

Clemons, who started his career with the Redskins as an undrafted rookie back in 2003 and then bounced around, finally has found a home in Seattle, where he has tallied eight sacks this season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Redskins-Seahawks: Five storylines to follow

The Washington Redskins today will get in their last practice of the week and then take to the air as they head to Seattle, where on Sunday they take on the Seahawks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Pete Carroll recalls Fred Davis fondly

Seattle Coach Pete Carroll is less than two years into his second stint in the NFL, but he’s plenty familiar with at least one Redskins player.

By Rick Maese  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Jim Haslett sees options at safety

Because of injuries, the Redskins have been able to use the defensive backfield tandem of LaRon Landry and Oshiomogho Atogwe in only four of 10 games this season.

By Rick Maese  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Redskins leave day early for Seattle

Because they’re traveling 2,500 miles to play the Seahawks on Sunday, the Redskins are departing from the Washington area one day earlier than usual.

By Rick Maese  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/24/2011

Trent Williams hopes to play vs. Seahawks

The pain was visible on Trent Williams’s face in the postgame locker room last Sunday. Williams concedes now that he was fearing the worst with his knee injury.

By Rick Maese  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/24/2011

Kyle Shanahan: Two plays opened up offense

Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said Thursday his unit got a spark from two plays in particular in last week’s overtime loss to Dallas.

By Barry Svrluga  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 11/24/2011

Redskins receiver Niles Paul to miss Sunday’s game

Rookie wide receiver Niles Paul was able to participate in parts of practice this week, but Coach Mike Shanahan said he’s still at least a week away from returning to lineup. He will not be available Sunday at Seattle.

By Rick Maese  |  01:29 PM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/24/2011

Seahawks offensive player to watch: RB Marshawn Lynch

The fifth-year pro is a slasher who can run between the tackles, hits the hole with good explosiveness and also boasts breakaway speed.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/24/2011

Josh Wilson hopes to recover in time to face Seahawks

Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson hopes he can recover from a hamstring injury in time to face his former team.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Santana Moss on left hand: ‘It felt pretty good’

Wide receiver Santana Moss said his surgically repaired left hand felt fine after his first practice since breaking it in Week 7.

By Mike Jones  |  03:49 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Quick hits: Santana Moss should play Sunday, says Shanahan

Wide receiver Santana Moss practiced fully Wednesday, and Coach Mike Shanahan says he should play Sunday in Seattle.

By Mike Jones  |  02:40 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Kedric Golston aims for full recovery, strong rebound next season

Defensive end Kedric Golston expressed relief that the torn MCL and partially-torn ACL in his left knee won’t require surgery.

By Mike Jones  |  02:12 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Evan Royster eager to help Redskins after long wait

The wait finally has ended for Redskins rookie running back Evan Royster.

By Mike Jones  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 11/23/2011

LaRon Landry says he’s ready to play Sunday

Safety’s Achilles tendon has improved, but he is waiting for Coach Mike Shanahan to give him the go-ahead.

By Mike Jones  |  01:36 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Rex Grossman thinks Redskins’ offense may have turned the corner

He says it doesn’t matter, though, until the team starts winning

By Rick Maese  |  12:52 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/23/2011

DeAngelo Hall: ‘I wear the ‘C’ on my chest for a reason’

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall says he stands by his harsh assessment of himself following Sunday’s loss to Dallas, but that he is still confident.

By Barry Svrluga  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Should the Redskins acquire Kyle Orton?

Does the former Denver starter, who was cut Tuesday, offer more than Rex Grossman or John Beck? Take our poll.

By Washington Post Sports  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/23/2011

A closer look at Graham Gano’s accuracy

Is it possible that the Redskins have an average kicker who is just unlucky?

By Brian Burke  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Areas to monitor as the Redskins prep for the Seahawks

The Washington Redskins return to the practice field and will begin installing their gameplan for Sunday’s game in Seattle, where the 4-6 Seahawks await.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Evan Royster added to roster; Tashard Choice waived

The Redskins have promoted rookie running back Evan Royster to the 53-man roster and released Tashard Choice.

By Mike Jones  |  05:46 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Bruce Allen: Lockout not responsible for Redskins’ injuries

At team turkey giveaway, he says there are always injuries in the NFL.

By Rick Maese  |  04:27 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Finally healthy, Oshiomogho Atogwe is looking to elevate his game

Redskins safety Oshiomogho Atogwe, free from a variety of injuries, hopes to return to his ball-hawking ways.

By Mike Jones  |  02:36 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Redskins hope Rex Grossman can build on strong showing

Rex Grossman on Sunday seemed to get his groove back, putting on arguably his best performance of the season when he nearly led his team to a comeback victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  12:12 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Mike Shanahan pleased with DeJon Gomes after first start

In place of injured safety LaRon Landry, the Redskins went with rookie DeJon Gomes over veteran Reed Doughty, and the head coach liked the results.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Who should start at RB for the Redskins? Take our poll

Take our poll on whether Roy Helu or Tashard Choice should supplant Ryan Torain in the starting lineup.

By Washington Post  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:29 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Mike Shanahan: Graham Gano must improve

The Redskins’ coach directed a stern warning at the kicker who missed two field goals in Sunday’s 27-24 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys, including a potential game-winner from 52 yards out.

By Mike Jones  |  07:29 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Mike Shanahan still confident in DeAngelo Hall

The Redskins coach says he likes the cornerback’s quest for perfection and that mored than poor coverage led to the Cowboys’ big play in overtime.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Quick hits: Trent Williams and Josh Wilson injuries not as bad as feared

The left tackle has a grade 1 sprain of a knee ligament and the cornerback has a grade 1 hamstring strain.

By Mike Jones  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Roy Helu: Better to finish game than start

Ryan Torain has started the Redskins past two games and three of the past four. But Roy Helu has led them in rushing the past three games.

By Rick Maese  |  02:40 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Jabar Gaffney addresses postgame tweets

Redskins receiver encouraged a gloating Cowboys’ fan to kill himself following Sunday’s overtime loss to Dallas.

By Rick Maese  |  02:18 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Redskins: Blame shouldn’t fall solely on DeAngelo Hall

The day after the loss to Dallas, his defensive teammates shoulder some of the blame as well.

By Mike Jones  |  12:48 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Santana Moss ready to test injured hand

Receiver plans to join his teammates on the practice field this week to determine whether he has recovered from the injury that has sidelined him the past four games.

By Rick Maese  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Trent Williams: Tests reveal no tear in knee ligaments

The starting left tackle said tests conducted on his left knee indicate there are no torn ligaments, but the second-year pro doesn’t yet know whether he will miss playing time.

By Mike Jones  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Five observations

The team showed signs of life, but it still needs to stop opponents on third down. And other conclusions from Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Shuffling continues along Redskins’ offensive line

Out of healthy left guards with rookie Maurice Hurt sidelined by a knee injury, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan elected to start backup tackle Tyler Polumbus Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Missed opportunity in Tashard Choice’s debut

The stage was set for running back Tashard Choice to leave his stamp on a game against the team that threw him on the scrap heap just a few weeks ago.

By Rick Maese  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:04 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Brandon Banks finally breaks one loose

The long season and its new kickoff rules haven’t been kind to Brandon Banks.

By Rick Maese  |  08:04 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Graham Gano: ‘No excuses’ for missed field goal in loss to Cowboys

The Redskins kicker says there are ‘no excuses’ for his missed field goal in the loss to the Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  07:42 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Trent Williams suffers MCL injury in loss to Cowboys

Left tackle Trent Williams injured his knee on Graham Gano’s missed 52-yard field goal attempt in overtime.

By Rick Maese  |  07:14 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/20/2011

DeAngelo Hall blames himself for Redskins loss to Dallas

DeAngelo Hall, who gave up a third-and-15 pass to Dallas receiver Dez Bryant, to set up the game-winning field goal, placed the blame for Washington’s sixth straight loss squarely on himself.

By Mike Jones  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Dallas wins 27-24 in OT

A 39-year-old field goal by Dallas PK Dan Bailey nullifies the Redskins’ best effort in weeks.

By Gene Wang  |  01:54 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Open thread

Does the ship go down today with a sixth straight loss?

By Washington Post sports  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Q&A with Redskins long-snapper Nick Sundberg, who likes to use a Taser on himself

He’s doesn’t play one of the most glamorous positions on the team, but he does have a vital role as long-snapper. Oh, and he likes to use a Taser on himself.

By Mike Jones  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 11/20/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: LaRon Landry, Maurice Hurt out

The strong safety has a sore Achilles tendon, the same one that kept him out for half the season last year. Hurt has an injured knee.

By Mike Jones  |  11:46 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 11/20/2011

LaRon Landry out for Dallas game

Sore left Achilles tendon will force Redskins safety to sideline.

By Mike Jones  |  09:49 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 11/19/2011

Josh Wilson gaining comfort in system, still seeking first INT

Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson had his best game of the season in Week 3 at Dallas.

By Mike Jones  |  10:50 AM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Ryan Kerrigan not fined for personal foul vs. Dolphins

Rookie linebacker Ryan Kerrigan did not receive a fine for the personal foul last Sunday against the Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  06:05 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 11/18/2011

London Fletcher, Oshiomogho Atogwe probable for Sunday

Receivers Santana Moss and Niles Paul and linebacker Keyaron Fox listed as out.

By Rick Maese  |  05:48 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/18/2011

LaRon Landry’s Achilles injury flares up again

After missing all of the training camp and the first two games of the regular season, LaRon Landry’s bad Achilles has flared up again.

By Rick Maese  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Tyler Polumbus, Willie Smith could be next up

Injuries could force the Redskins to shuffle their offensive line for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys.

By Rick Maese  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/18/2011

LaRon Landry, three O-linemen questionable for Sunday

London Fletcher and Oshiomogho Atogwe likely will play.

By Rick Maese  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Key matchups

Sunday’s Washington-Dallas matchup features two teams apparently going in opposite directions.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Five storylines to follow

The Redskins, trying to end a five-game losing streak, host the Cowboys on Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  12:25 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Cowboys defensive player to watch: NT Jay Ratliff

The 6-foot-4, 287-pound Ratliff anchors Dallas’ line and boasts great versatility and intensity.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Kyle Shanahan pleased with Rex Grossman’s play

Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said that he was pleased with quarterback Rex Grossman’s play on Sunday in his return to the starting lineup, and that he didn’t blame either of the team’s interceptions on the passer.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Cowboys offensive player to watch: RB DeMarco Murray

With a great blend of explosiveness, vision and patience, Murray has erupted in Dallas, averaging more than 150 yards per game rushing in the last four games.

By Mike Jones  |  05:24 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/17/2011

LaRon Landry and Maurice Hurt sidelined for Thursday practice

Starting strong safety LaRon Landry has a sore Achilles tendon but is confident he will play Sunday. Starting left guard Maurice Hurt has an injured knee.

By Mike Jones  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Quick hits: Santana Moss might play at Seattle

He remains sidelined with a broken hand, but Coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday there’s a chance he could be back for the Seattle game.

By Mike Jones  |  02:56 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Oshiomogho Atogwe, LaRon Landry expected to play vs. Cowboys

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe will return to the starting lineup after missing the last two games with knee and toe injuries. Strong safety LaRon Landry said he expects to play as well.

By Mike Jones  |  01:36 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Tim Hightower begins rehab from ACL surgery

Running back calls watching his team’s struggles frustrating, but vowed to pour his energy into recovering from surgery and coming back better than before.

By Mike Jones  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Perry Riley will start again at linebacker

Linebacker is expected to start for a second week in a row when the Dallas Cowboys come to town.

By Rick Maese  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Redskins’ offensive line might face more shuffling because of injuries

Left guard Maurice Hurt sits out with a knee injury and right tackle Sean Locklear is limited by a sprained ankle in Wednesday’s practice, further blows to a battered offensive line.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Redskins could learn from the Patriots’ brand of Moneyball

Whether we’re talking about the A’s, the Patriots or the Redskins, maximizing talent within a budget is the name of the game.

By Brian Burke  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Redskins injury report: Three starters out Wednesday

The Redskins were without ;inebacker London Fletcher, strong safety LaRon Landryand guard Maurice Hurt. Two others were limited.

By Mike Jones  |  05:26 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Brian Orakpo aims to increase production vs. NFC East foes

In 2-1/2 seasons, Brian Orakpo has 25 sacks, but only half a sack against divisional opponents.

By Mike Jones  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Quick hits: London Fletcher, LaRon Landry miss practice with injuries

Offensive lineman Maurice Hurt and receiver Niles Paul also are sidelined by injuries

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Atogwe to test knee; Brown, Paul making gradual progress

Starting free safety says his knee and toe injuries continue to improve and that he hopes to increase his activity during Wednesday’s practice so he can determine whether he can play Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  01:26 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Stephen Bowen: No beef with Cowboys, Costa

By Rick Maese  |  12:58 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/16/2011

John Beck remains confident despite benching

Redskins’ demoted QB says he wasn’t totally surprised by decision to bench him last week, but remains confident that he can improve if given the opportunity.

By Mike Jones  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Rex Grossman is optimistic Redskins can turn it around

Rex Grossman says he’s still optimistic but realizes Washington needs to change its fortunes this weekend.

By Rick Maese  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Areas to monitor this week

The Washington Redskins return to practice Wednesday to begin

By Mike Jones  |  08:34 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Redskins release Kareem Moore

Team had to decide by Wednesday whether to activate the safety, who started the year on the physically unable to perform list after knee surgery.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Post Sports Live: Another Redskins loss, Jerry Sandusky’s interview and the NBA lockout

The Post Sports Live crew assesses the Redskins’ most recent loss, discusses the Sandusky interview with Bob Costas and talks about the likelihood of losing the entire NBA season.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:42 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Decision on Kareem Moore due by Wednesday

The Redskins must decide by Wednesday whether to activate safety Kareem Moore from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list so he can play this season.

By Mike Jones  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Mike Shanahan uncertain on Tashard Choice’s debut or role

Running back Tashard Choice said there is a “100 percent chance” that he will make his Redskins debut Sunday against his former team, the Cowboys. But coach Mike Shanahan sounded less certain.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Donte Stallworth returning to bolster battered receiving unit

The Washington Redskins have re-signed veteran wide receiver Donte Stallworth a week after releasing him to bollster their depleted receiving corps.

By Mike Jones  |  12:14 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Ryan Kerrigan up for Rookie of the Week again

Redskins linebacker is a nominee for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for the third time this season, after his two-sack performance against the Miami Dolphins Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:49 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Kedric Golston to IR; Darrion Scott to re-sign

The Redskins will place defensive end Kedric Golston on injured reserve with a third-degree MCL tear and a partially torn ACL.They will re-sign defensive end Darrion Scott, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

By Mike Jones  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Mike Shanahan: ‘Combination’ of reasons for poor rushing attack

The inconsistent play of quarterbacks Rex Grossman and John Beck has received much scrutiny this season, but coach Mike Shanahan said an ineffective rushing attack deserves equal blame for the Redskins offensive woes.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Anthony Armstrong still looking for opportunity

With rookie Leonard Hankerson now out for the remainder of the season and Santana Moss and Niles Paul both sidelined, could Anthony Armstrong work his way back into the mix at wide receiver?

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Rookie WR Leonard Hankerson is lost for the year

The Redskins have lost rookie wide receiver Leonard Hankerson for the remainder of the season after he suffered a subluxation of his right hip and torn labrum in Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  06:13 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Rex Grossman to remain Redskins’ starter

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said the veteran will remain the starting quarterback as the team prepares to host the Dallas Cowboys Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:40 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Quick hits: Leonard Hankerson to go on injured reserve

The rookie wide receiver, who provided one of the bright spots against Miami Sunday, will go on injured reserve with a hip injury.

By Mike Jones  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Barry Cofield: ‘It could get historically ugly’

Redskins defensive lineman Barry Cofield said the season could get much worse if the team doesn’t start to play better.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Redskins’ Tashard Choice: “I’m playing this week”

Redskins running back Tashard Choice wasn’t healthy enough to go on Sunday, but he expects to play Sunday against his former team.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Receivers hope QB controversy brings out the best player, and a win

Jabar Gaffney says QB competition between Rex Grossman and John Beck should bring out the best player. Anthony Armstrong believes a win will cure the team’s ills.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Redskins-Dolphins: Five observations

Is there a win anywhere on the schedule? Can the run game get started? Will the young guys mature quickly?

By Mike Jones  |  11:17 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Brian Orakpo fumes over Redskins’ latest loss

The mounting losses are starting to take their toll on the Redskins linebacker.

By Mike Jones  |  06:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Hankerson’s performance a bright spot in Redskins’ loss to Dolphins

Rookie wide receiver Leonard Hankerson became Rex Grossman’s most consistent target in Sunday’s 20-9 loss at Miami, catching eight passes for 106 yards in just his second career start.

By Barry Svrluga  |  07:16 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Gano: Wind factored into both missed field goals

Redskins kicker Graham Gano said wind had to do with him missing two long field goals in Washington’s 20-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  06:53 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Redskins’ rushing attack still struggling

Still searching for answers to a stagnant rushing attack, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan gave running back Ryan Torain his third start of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  06:40 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Perry Riley records 7 solo tackles in first NFL start

The 2010 fourth-round draft pick records seven solo tackles in the loss to Miami.

By Mike Jones  |  06:10 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Shanahan: ‘I thought Rex gave us the best chance to win’

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan talks about about his decision to start Rex Grossman over John Beck at quarterback.

By Barry Svrluga  |  05:01 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Redskins-Dolphins: Miami wins 20-9

Switch back to Rex Grossman as QB yields no touchdowns as Redskins lose their fifth straight.

By Mike Jones and Rick Maese  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Redskins-Dolphins: Open thread

Rex Grossman is back at quarterback for Washington, which is trying to stop a four game losing streak. Desperation or innovation? Let us know your thoughts.

By Washington Post sports  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 11/13/2011

Jammal Brown inactive for Dolphins game, Oshiomogho Atogwe dresses

Right tackle pulled a groin muscle in last week’s game. Oshiomogho Atogwe will dress for Sunday’s game

By Mike Jones  |  11:42 AM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 11/13/2011

Fred Davis, Trent Williams reportedly face fines for recreational drug use

They are among 11 players who face sanctions for off-season recreational drug use, according to two reports

By Mike Jones  |  11:27 AM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 11/13/2011

Perry Riley to start for Rocky McIntosh

He replaces Rocky McIntosh, who has struggled against the run and in pass coverage.

By Mike Jones  |  11:17 AM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 11/13/2011

Rex Grossman to start against Miami Dolphins

The Washington Redskins will start Rex Grossman at quarterback today against the Miami Dolphins, according to the NFL Network. The move comes exactly a week after Coach Mike Shanahan said following Washington’s loss to San Francisco that John Beck would remain the starter.

By Mike Jones  |  10:26 AM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/12/2011

Trent Williams: Redskins feeling the pressure of four-game losing streak

Redskins left tackle says the pressure of four straight losses is starting to mount and the team is desperate for a win.

By Mike Jones  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Rex Grossman getting snaps with first team in practice

He and struggling QB John Beck split time with the Redskins’ starters this week, according to three people with knowledge of the situation.

By Mike Jones  |  09:13 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Redskins injury report: Atogwe, Brown questionable; Fox out Sunday

The Redskins have listed injured starters Oshiomogho Atogwe and Jammal Brown as questionable for Sunday’s road game against the Miami Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  04:28 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Dolphins’ defensive player to watch: Cameron Wake

The Beltsville, Md., native and DeMatha High School product leads the Dolphins with 5.5 sacks this season.

By Mike Jones  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Redskins-Dolphins: Key matchups

The Redskins take on the Miami Dolphins Sunday for the 11th time in the history of the two franchises.The Dolphins own a 6-4 advantage.

By Mike Jones  |  03:06 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Quick hits: Oshiomogho Atogwe, Jammal Brown questionable for Sunday’s game

Safety LaRon Landry practices fully. Linebacker Keyaron Fox is out for the game against the Dolphins because of a skin infection.

By Mike Jones  |  01:34 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Redskins-Dolphins: Five storylines to watch

John Beck, Leonard Hankerson and the Redskins’ rushing attack are among the keys to this game.

By Mike Jones  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Kyle Shanahan still getting a feel for John Beck

As the Redskins begin the second half of the season, the offensive coordinator’s unit remains a work in progress, and he admittedly still is experimenting with how to best tailor the system to the strengths of quarterback John Beck.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Cook brothers prepare to do battle when Redskins, Dolphins play Sunday

Sunday at Sun Life Stadium, the Cook brothers will stand on opposite sidelines. Erik Cook is a reserve center for the Redskins, and his older brother, Ryan, is a reserve offensive lineman for the Dolphins.

By Rick Maese  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Three Redskins unable to practice

The Washington Redskins were without starting free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe and starting right tackle Jammal Brown for a second straight day of practice, according to the team’s injury report

By Rick Maese  |  05:27 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Quick hits: LaRon Landry, Trent Williams practice fully.

Safety Oshiomogho Atogwe (knee, toe) and tackle Jammal Brown (groin) and linebacker Keyaron Fox (skin infection) miss practice on Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  03:18 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Dolphins’ offensive player to watch: Reggie Bush

At his best when playing in space, the 6-foot, 203-pound Bush is startling to settle in with the Dolphins and is being used in a variety of ways.

By Mike Jones  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Gomes, Doughty will start for Redskins if Landry, Atogwe can’t play

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said that if strong safety LaRon Landry can’t play on Sunday because of a sore left Achilles’ tendon, rookie DeJon Gomes will start in his place.

By Mike Jones  |  01:07 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/10/2011

LaRon Landry: Achilles' tendon ‘just sore’

The Redskins safety said that he isn’t overly concerned about his sore left Achilles’ tendon, and that he has scaled back his activity this week as a precautionary move.

By Mike Jones  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Redskins look to shore up run defense

In the four-game losing streak, opponents have run relentlessly at the Washington defense, and don’t be surprised if the Miami Dolphins haven’t taken notice and follow suit.

By Rick Maese  |  12:26 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/10/2011

In search of Redskins trivia questions and answers

The Post is looking for your best Redskins trivia questions to use in the final challenge of the D.C. sports fan contest.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Jason Taylor: John Beck was put in ‘unfair’ situation in Miami

Former teammate Jason Taylor says John Beck was put in ‘unfair’ situation with the Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Tashard Choice eager to debut for Redskins vs. Dolphins

Washington Redskins running back Tashard Choice went through his first full-speed practice since joining the team last week and said he can’t wait to take the field Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.

By Mike Jones  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Keenan McCardell has faith in Anthony Armstrong

Washington Redskins wide receivers coach Keenan McCardell said that he isn’t worried about second-year pro Anthony Armstrong and that he knows Armstrong will continue to improve against press coverage.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011

LaRon Landry sidelined by sore Achilles’ tendon

Strong safety missed practice Wednesday with soreness in same tendon that kept him out seven weeks last season

By Mike Jones  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Quick hits: Brown, Atogwe, Landry miss practice with injuries

Injuries sideline the left tackle and strong safety, along with free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe.

By Mike Jones  |  03:09 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Kentwan Balmer aims to change his ways with Redskins

After his first three stops in the NFL ended badly, Kentwan Balmer hopes his fourth opportunity has a different outcome.

By Mike Jones  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/09/2011

David Anderson hoping to capi­tal­ize on reunion with Kyle Shanahan

After his first morning walkthrough with the Redskins, newly-added wide receiver says he feels pretty much at home.

By Mike Jones  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Anthony Armstrong not ready to start coaching

Responding to a statement by Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, wide receiver said he is far from ready to take up coaching and will continue working to improve.

By Mike Jones  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/09/2011

John Beck doesn’t remember Miami fondly

Redskins quarterback John Beck will return to Miami this weekend, where his NFL career both started and stalled. Though he was drafted there in 2007 and saw his first NFL action as a rookie, the Dolphins don’t exactly stir any warm feelings for Beck

By Rick Maese  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Redskins add T Tyler Polumbus to 53-man roster, TE Fendi Onobun to practice squad

On Wednesday, they signed offensive lineman Tyler Polumbus to the 53-man roster and tight end Fendi Onobun to the practice squad. The team also re-signed rookie cornerback Brandyn Thompson to the practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Redskins need to take more risks on offense

The Redskins have to understand that their offense enters every game as an underdog, and if they keep doing the same things in the same way, they’re very unlikely to win.

By Brian Burke  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Redskins’ prospects for the rest of the season?

For Washington, the second half of the season begins today, as the team returns to prepare for the Miami Dolphins game Sunday. How will the Redskins fare? Take our poll

By Washington Post sports  |  10:46 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Areas to monitor as Redskins gear up for Miami

The Redskins get back to work Wednesday and begin preparing to take on the Miami Dolphins, who are coming off their first win of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  07:35 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Redskins waive Brandyn Thompson, again

The rookie cornerback was cut for a second time in as many weeks, the team announced Tuesday evening. Washington also has cut RB Tristan Davis from its practice squad.

By Mike Jones  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Redskins waive Darrion Scott, sign DE Kentwan Balmer

The Washington Redskins waived the backup defensive lineman and signed Balmer, a free agent defensive end.

By Mike Jones  |  04:58 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins woes and Paterno’s legacy

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Redskins’ latest woeful performance against the 49ers and wonder what will come of Penn State and Joe Paterno’s legacy following the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on charges of child abuse.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Ryan Torain stays positive and ready despite limited action

“Stay positive,” “stay focused,” and “keep working hard,” are the running back’s go-to phrases, regardless of what’s happening--whether it’s a good game or an injury.

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Mike Shanahan is mum on Sunday’s starting RB

Coach says he was pleased with the play of rookie Roy Helu in Helu’s first professional start, but declined to say whether the Nebraska product would start Sunday against Miami.

By Mike Jones  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Redskins cut Donte Stallworth

Washington releases veteran wide receiver Donte Stallworth to make room on the roster for new addition David Anderson.

By Mike Jones  |  11:38 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Roy Helu a finalist for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

Redskins running back caught 14 passes Sunday, a team record.

By Mike Jones  |  11:37 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Brandon Banks must take care of the ball, Mike Shanahan says

Redskins return specialist struggled on Sunday, fumbling twice while trying to field punts. Coach describes those mistakes as intolorable.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Mike Shanahan sees improvement in John Beck

The Redskins’ offense continued to struggle Sunday against the 49ers, but Coach Mike Shanahan said he saw improvements in quarterback John Beck.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Leonard Hankerson improving while Anthony Armstrong struggles

Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said rookie wide receiver Leonard Hankerson will remain in the starting lineup for a second week after he recorded four catches for 34 yards.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Redskins add WR David Anderson

By Mike Jones  |  11:50 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Jammal Brown hobbled by groin injury, Niles Paul has turf toe

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says the team doesn’t yet know whether the starting right tackle will miss time. He suffered a groin injury in Sunday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

By Mike Jones  |  05:36 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Quick hits: Redskins are not rebuilding, Shanahan says

Team has gone young at several positions as a result of injuries, according to Redskins head coach.

By Mike Jones  |  03:42 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Niles Paul believes injured big toe will be fine

Rookie wide receiver left Sunday’s loss with a toe injury and wore an air cast on his foot as he headed home from the game, but believes that he will be fine.

By Mike Jones  |  02:49 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/07/2011

John Beck remains confident despite struggles

The Redskins QB said Monday that he believes his teammates remain confident in him and even if they don’t, he believes in himself.

By Mike Jones  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011

London Fletcher trying to re-establish winning tradition

He says the current four-game slide is nothing like the chaos of the 2009 four-game losing streak, when former coach Jim Zorn was in charge.

By Mike Jones  |  01:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Five observations from Washington’s loss to San Francisco

The team limps back into Redskins Park today to determine what went wrong and what, if anything, there is to build on for the Dolphins game.

By Mike Jones  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Brandon Banks has two more drops

What should’ve been a bright spot for the Redskins this season has begun to look like a sore point in recent weeks.

By Rick Maese  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Carlos Rogers calls win over Redskins ‘something special’

Former Redskins cornerback enjoyed a triumphant return, helping the San Francis49ers to a 19-11 victory Sunday at FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Redskins’ rookie trio shows progress in loss to 49ers

For the first time this season, the Redskins started three rookies on offense: running back Roy Helu, wide receiver Leonard Hankerson and left guard Maurice Hurt.

By Mike Jones  |  07:32 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Trent Williams flagged for personal foul in return

Starting left tackle back in lineup after following two-game absence

By Gene Wang  |  07:19 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Shifting Redskins O-line holds up

One week after giving up a franchise-record 10 sacks to Buffalo, the Redskins’ offensive line allowed just one to San Francisco.

By Barry Svrluga  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Gano bounces back with franchise-record field goal

The Redskins kicker nails a franchise-record, 59-yard field goal.

By Mike Jones  |  06:31 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Roy Helu breaks Redskins’ record for receptions in a game

Rookie running back got his first career start Sunday and used it to unexpectedly set a franchise record for most catches in a game – 14.

By Barry Svrluga  |  05:58 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 11/06/2011

John Beck still Redskins’ starter, Shanahan says

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said in the moments after Sunday’s 19-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers that the team will give John Beck his fourth consecutive start at quarterback next week against Miami.

By Barry Svrluga  |  05:27 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Redskins-49ers: San Francisco defeats Washington 19-11

Redskins drop fourth in a row. Roy Helu sets a team record with 14 catches in his first start.

By Gene Wang  |  01:43 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Redskins-49ers: Open thread

Can the depleted Redskins make a go of it against one of the NFL’s best defenses? Let us know your thoughts.

By Washington Post sports  |  12:49 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Roy Helu, Leonard Hankerson, Maurice Hurt to start for Redskins

Roy Helu, Leonard Hankerson, Maurice Hurt to start for Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 11/06/2011

Fred Davis, Trent Williams will play today, Oshiomogho Atogwe is out

Tight end Fred Davis, the team’s leading receiver, and left tackle Trent Williams will take on the 49ers, but safety Oshiomogho Atogwe’s injuries will sideline him.

By Mike Jones  |  11:49 AM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 11/06/2011

Gameday Q&A: Sean Locklear

During the offseason, the Redskins picked up the offensive tackle, who had spent the majority of the previous seven seasons starting at right tackle for the Seattle Seahawks.

By Mike Jones  |  11:13 AM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/05/2011

Redskins put Buchanon on injured reserve; Brandyn Thompson back on roster

Redskins have placed cornerback Phillip Buchanon on the season-ending injured reserve list, and have promoted rookie corner Brandyn Thompson back to the 53-man roster.

By Mike Jones  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 11/05/2011

Haslett seeing fresher, more effective defensive line

Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett realized his linemen wore down in the homestretch of last season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:01 PM ET, 11/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/05/2011

Kyle Shanahan waiting for other wide receivers to step up

The Redskins need multiple receivers to increase their production as they try to compensate for the absence of the injured Santana Moss.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Fred Davis, Oshiomogho Atogwe both hopeful

Oshiomogho Atogwe and Fred Davis will be game-time decisions for Sunday’s game against San Francisco.

By Rick Maese  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Ankle still bothering Trent Williams

The ankle sprain that has kept Trent Williams sidelined the past two games is still a problem, and Williams said it’s possible he’ll have to play through pain for much of the season.

By Rick Maese  |  02:13 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Quick hits: Trent Williams game-time decision

Coach Mike Shanahan won’t rule out left tackle for Sunday’s game.

By Rick Maese  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Redskins-49ers: Key matchups

The Washington Redskins face yet another tough task this week as they welcome the San Francisco 49ers after two straight road games – both of them losses.

By Mike Jones  |  12:22 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Redskins-49ers: Five storylines to follow

The Washington Redskins on Sunday look to avoid their fourth straight loss when the San Francisco 49ers come to town, boasting one of the best running games and best defenses that Mike Shanahan’s bunch will face all season.

By Mike Jones  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011

49ers defensive player to watch: Patrick Willis

The 6-foot-1, 240-pound linebacker ranks second on San Francisco with 65 tackles while also recording seven pass breakups.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Kyle Shanahan: Shutout vs. Buffalo was ‘embarrassing’’

The Redskins’ offensive coordinator said his unit has missed numerous opportunities for big plays vs. Buffalo and that he and his offensive players must redeem themselves this week.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 10:06 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Redskins injury report: Oshiomogho Atogwe misses second straight practice

Oshiomogho Atogwe heads the Redskins’ injury report on Thursday as he misses practice with knee and toe injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  10:06 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Football Insider

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Sean Locklear an option at left guard for Redskins

Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday his team is trying several combinations along the left side of the offensive line.

By Mike Jones  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Quick Hits: Trent Williams still limited with high ankle sprain

TE Fred Davis also is limited and safety Oshiomogho Atogwe is unable to practice again.

By Mike Jones  |  03:21 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Brandon Banks aiming to turn the corner in return game

Daylight has been harder to find for Redskins’ return specialist this season, but the speedster believes that he is close to breaking a game-changing return.

By Mike Jones  |  02:21 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Jim Haslett pleased with Ryan Kerrigan’s progress

Redskins linebacker this week reaches the halfway point of his rookie season, and counting training camp, he has now been going for 11 weeks straight, which is almost the equivalent of a full college season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011

San Francisco 49ers offensive player to watch: RB Frank Gore

The seventh-year pro is on pace for one of his finest seasons. He has gained 674 yards and scored five touchdowns on 140 carries, a 4.8 average

By Mike Jones  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Ahmad Brooks looks forward to Washington homecoming

49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks remembers watching his father play for the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  09:11 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Nothing more critical to Redskins than offensive line depth

For the floundering Redskins, the loss of Kory Lichtensteiger and Trent Williams has been devastating.

By Brian Burke  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 11/02/2011

District looking into training facility for Redskins

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and two council members were in Tampa last weekend looking at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training facilities as they consider the possibility of providing one for the Redskins near RFK Stadium

By  |  07:43 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Redskins injury report: Oshiomogho Atogwe, Fred Davis sidelined

The Redskins were without starting free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe and starting tight end Fred Davis for Wednesday’s practice, according to the team’s injury report.

By Mike Jones  |  06:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Graham Gano: Kick felt good on blocked field goal

Redskins kicker had a 49-yard field goal attempt blocked by the Buffalo Bills and Coach Mike Shanahan said the problem was that the kick was too low. But Graham Gano and some of his teammates aren’t so sure.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Carlos Rogers: ‘It was time for me to leave’

Former Redskins cornerback says he realized two years ago that his time in burgundy and gold needed to end. He is looking forward to returning to FedEx Field as a 49er Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Quick Hits: Trent Williams improving, Fred Davis does not practice

No decision yet on whether left tackle Trent Williams will play Sunday against the 49ers.

By Mike Jones  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Upon further review, Bills awarded another sack against Redskins

Tenth sack sets a new franchise record for the number allowed in a game by the Redskins

By Mike Jones  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/02/2011

John Beck: Some of the sacks were on me

After Sunday’s 23-0 loss to Buffalo, the quarterback said he wanted to review the tape before assessing why he was sacked nine times. His conclusion: Some of the sacks were his fault.

By Barry Svrluga  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Kory Lichtensteiger sees six- to eight-month recovery from knee surgery

Redskins guard made his way around the locker room Wednesday on crutches and with a bulky brace on his right knee, on which he had surgery Oct. 25.

By Mike Jones  |  12:42 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Hamstring still bothering Tashard Choice

Washington’s newest running back says injury likely will keep him from playing Sunday against San Francisco, but he hopes to make his Redskins debut Nov. 13 at Miami.

By Rick Maese  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Redskins re-sign CB Brandyn Thompson to practice squad

The cornerback was re-signed two days after he was waived to make room for RB Tashard Choice

By Mike Jones  |  11:25 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Five questions facing the struggling Redskins in Week 9

If they weren’t there already, the Washington Redskins have reached the point of desperation.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins, Terps flop

The Washington Post's Jason Reid, LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and Jonathan Forsythe sift through the wreckage of the Redskins' 23-0 loss to the Bills and wonder what is going on in College Park following Maryland's home loss to lowly Boston College.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Tim Hightower focusing on a full recovery, charity work

Running back is keeping busy despite being hobbled by a torn ACL. He took part Tuesday in an NFL Play 60 event and said he isn’t worried about the long recovery ahead of him or his future with the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  02:23 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Poll: Should the Redskins stick with John Beck at quarterback?

The NFL is a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately league. At the risk of impatience, QB John Beck hasn’t done much.

By Washington Post sports  |  12:54 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Mike Shanahan ‘pretty comfortable’ with offensive play calling

Despite the ineffective attack, coach says offensive struggles haven’t come as a result of poor scheme or play selection.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Shanahan: Graham Gano’s field goal kick as too low

Redskins coach says missed blocking assignments weren’t to blame for blocked field goal on Sunday. Kicker Graham Gano’s boot simply was too low.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Redskins claim RB Tashard Choice off waivers

Washington moves to bolster running game after gaining meager yardage against Buffalo Sunday.

By Rick Maese and Mike Jones  |  05:50 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Mike Shanahan: John Beck shares responsibility for some of Bills’ nine sacks

Coach Mike Shanahan says the QB was “a little off” Sunday. Along with receivers, he shares responsibility for some of Buffalo’s nine sacks.

By by Mike Jones  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Quick hits: Mike Shanahan comfortable with offense’s playcalling

Head coach says he is heavily involved in offensive play decisions.

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Redskins defense continues to struggle stopping the run

Bills are latest team to run through Washington’s 20th-ranked unit

By Gene Wang  |  02:09 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Offensive struggles reach low point

Injuries, poor performance have players searching for answers

By Gene Wang  |  01:24 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Players taking personal responsibility following third straight loss

Players cite need for personal accountability following third consecutive loss

By Gene Wang  |  12:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Redskins-Bills: Five observations from Washington’s loss

ANALYSIS | After their latest loss, the Redskins are in trouble. Here are some of the reasons why.

By Mike Jones  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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