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The Insider: November, 2012

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Fletcher plays on and on and on

Linebacker's consecutive games streak, now at 235, remains intact even in season filled with injuries.

By Mark Maske  |  04:25 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Quick Hits: Fletcher, Williams limited in practice

Coach Mike Shanahan says London Fletcher and Trent Williams took part on a limited basis in practice today.

By Mark Maske  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins injuries

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2012

NFL fines DeAngelo Hall $35,750 for two infractions against Cowboys [updated]

Redskins corner won’t be suspended for late hit and horse collar, but his season fine total exceeds $65,000.

By Mark Maske  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012

DeAngelo Hall agrees with Victor Cruz: Redskins still have work to do

New York Giants' receiver Victor Cruz said that the Redskins still have some roster holes to fill before they can be considered legitimate contenders.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Redskins feel very fortunate' to bring Bryan Kehl back

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett counted themselves as fortunate to have landed inside linebacker Bryan Kehl.

By Mike Jones  |  04:31 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryan Kehl, Jason Babin, Redskins roster moves, Roster

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Giants' defensive player to watch: DE Osi Umenyiora

DE Osi Umenyiora may be a little undersized, but the 10th-year veteran has great quickness to go with strength, and good leverage.

By Mike Jones  |  03:43 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Giants, Osi Umenyiora, Redskins-Giants

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 11/29/2012

London Fletcher, Trent Williams still sidelined

London Fletcher and left tackle Trent Williams both missed a third day of practice with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  02:53 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Cowboys' Mike Jenkins fined for hit on Pierre Garcon

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins was fined for $7,875 for a late hit on Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon.

By Mike Jones  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Jenkins, Pierre Garcon, Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Robert Griffin III named NFL rookie of the month

On the heels of his back-to-back wins over the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for November.

By Mike Jones  |  12:44 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

No stranger to late season runs, Giants' Coughlin not counting Redskins out

The most recent team make the playoffs after opening the year 3-6? The 1996 Jacksonville Jaguars, then coached by current Giants coach Tom Coughlin.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Robert Griffin III: Winning for Redskins' veterans one of his top motivations

Robert Griffin III said winning for those veterans stands out as one of his greatest motivations.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

By any definition, could RGIII be the NFL MVP?

Depending on how you think NFL MVPs should be chosen, Robert Griffin III might make sense as a candidate for the award.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:40 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins put in failed waiver claim for lineman Jason Babin

Pass-rush specialist, cut by Eagles, was awarded to Jaguars.

By Mark Maske  |  07:40 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Babin, Redskins, Redskins Roster

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Robert Griffin III unconcerned Giants will know him better in second game

QB says Redskins' offense is more dangerous than in first meeting with New York

By Mike Jones  |  06:26 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Giants, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins claim LB Bryan Kehl off waivers

Former Redskin was released by Kansas City Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Roster, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins aim to redeem themselves from first Giants loss

The Washington Redskins on Monday get a second crack at the New York Giants, and enter the game with the belief that they should have been going for the sweep of the defending Super Bowl champs.

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Giants, NFC East, Turnovers

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Shanahan: Jammal Brown wasn't able to go'

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Jammal Brown's right and left hips remained sore, ending his quest to return this season.

By Mike Jones  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Pierre Garcon: I'm going to make it through the whole season'

The wide receiver has become convinced he'll avoid season-ending surgery for his toe injury.

By Mark Maske  |  01:46 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Giants' offensive player to watch: WR Victor Cruz

Wide receiver boasts impressive speed and runs precise routes.

By Mike Jones  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Giants

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Playoffs, bye weeks and penalties: Everything you need to know

Recent results have significantly improved Redskins' chances of reaching the postseason.

By Brian Burke  |  11:46 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Insider Squared, Redskins

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Redskins own fourth-best turnover differential in NFL

Now 11 games into the season, the Redskins own one of the best turnover differentials in the league.

By Mike Jones  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Several rushing milestones within reach for Alfred Morris this week

Rookie running back Alfred Morris has several rushing milestones in his reach and could achieve them when his team hosts the Giants on Monday.

By Mike Jones  |  09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Should the Redskins try to add Jason Babin?

It's tempting when a name player becomes available in a need area, but is Jason Babin a fit?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Redskins officially end Jammal Brown's season

Right tackle didn't play all season because of ailing hip.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  11:09 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris nominated for weekly honors

Both are up for Rookie of the Week, which Griffin has won four times

By Mike Jones  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Giants' Justin Tuck has nightmares about Robert Griffin III

A day after thumping Packers, Giants' defensive players already were dreading their matchup with Redskins and their QB.

By Mike Jones  |  10:31 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins-Giants, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012

What's the best way to try to stop Eli Manning and the Giants?

The Redskins did a decent job defending Eli Manning and the Giants for most of the first game. We ask you: How can they do it again?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Chris Cooley, still without a catch, not surprised' by his role

Tight end vows to be ready if the Redskins need to rely on him down the stretch.

By Mark Maske  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Redskins

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Jammal Brown again misses practice as Tuesday's deadline approaches

Injured right tackle Jammal Brown appears to be headed for the Injured Reserve list after missing yet another practice with ongoing hip injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  03:39 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Jammal Brown

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Trent Williams, London Fletcher sit out practice with injuries

Both have extra rest as they prepare for Monday night game against Giants

By Mike Jones  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins, Redskins injuries

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Redskins place Keenan Robinson on IR, sign LB Roddrick Muckelroy

Linebacker had been spelling veteran London Fletcher

By Mike Jones  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins roster moves

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Mike Shanahan studying Brandon Banks' decision making

Team wants more out of speedy returner

By Mike Jones  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Banks, Redskins

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012

How much better do you feel about the Redskins' playoff chances?

The Redskins' win, coupled with this weekend's results, make the playoffs -- even as a wild card -- a more realistic possibility.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, NFL playoffs, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Redskins vs. Giants

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/24/2012

Robert Griffin III draws praise from LeBron James

The NBA star is a Cowboys fan, but that didn't stop him from heaping praise on the Redskins' rookie quarterback.

By Mike Jones  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Redskins rookie LB Keenan Robinson could be lost for the season

Robinson was undergoing tests for a torn pectoral muscle on Friday.

By Mike Jones  |  04:52 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Keenan Robinson

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Five observations from Redskins-Cowboys

There were numerous positives to take away from Washington's win on Thursday night.

By Mike Jones  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Two NFC East wins change complexion of Washington Redskins' season

If the Giants lose Sunday night, the Redskins would be playing for a share of first place Dec. 3.

By Mark Maske  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Coach Mike Shanahan says takeaways were key

Crucial takeaways save Redskins from a poor defensive showing against the Cowboys' passing attack.

By Mark Maske  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Robert Griffin III continues to rewrite record books

Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III continued his assault on the record books with another stellar performance Thursday.

By Mike Jones  |  08:06 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  records, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:52 PM ET, 11/22/2012

DeAngelo Hall makes clutch plays on defense, special teams

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall continued his improved post-bye-week play, giving the Redskins two big plays one on defense and one on special teamsin their 38-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

By Mike Jones  |  10:52 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins-Cowboys, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:36 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Kai Forbath comes through again for Redskins

Kicker's late field goal seals win over Cowboys and leaves him 10 for 10 since being signed by Redskins.

By Mark Maske  |  10:36 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Kai Forbath

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 11/22/2012

London Fletcher extends streak but fails to finish against Cowboys

Linebacker has interception before aggravating sprained left ankle and exiting the Redskins' win at Dallas.

By Mark Maske  |  10:15 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, London Fletcher

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 11/22/2012

London Fletcher is active and expected to play

Linebacker's consecutive games streak would be extended to 235. Pierre Garcon also is active.

By Mark Maske  |  03:38 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Week 12: Redskins at Cowboys

Join the discussion on the Redskins live blog as we break down this afternoon's game against the Dallas Cowboys.

By Gene Wang and Cindy Boren  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/22/2012

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Five story lines to follow

Washington hopes to win on Thanksgiving for the first time since 1973.

By Mike Jones  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 11/21/2012

London Fletcher is questionable for Dallas game

Linebacker has played in 234 straight games

By Mark Maske  |  05:40 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins injuries, Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Kyle Shanahan confident Pierre Garcon can contribute more

Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan doesn't expect wide receiver to just limp along as a decoy the remainder of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Robert Griffin III worth four wins more than last season's Redskin QBs

Redskins' improvement at QB is huge, but other teams have progressed even more.

By Brian Burke  |  01:18 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Insider Squared, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

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

Cowboys defensive player to watch: OLB DeMarcus Ware

Redskins left tackle Trent Williams uses his annual matchups with the Dallas pass rusher as a measuring stick of his personal progress.

By Mark Maske  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Cowboys, Trent Williams

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Robert Griffin III named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors following his outing against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Cowboys offensive player to watch: TE Jason Witten

Now in his 10th NFL season, Witten has rebounded from a slow start and is enjoying one of the best campaigns of his career.

By Mike Jones  |  09:39 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Who's more vulnerable?

With two up-and-down teams meeting in a key game, which one has vulnerabilities the other can take advantage of?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Redskins lament loss of Brandon Meriweather after only one game

Team appears set to go with DeJon Gomes to start at safety alongside Madieu Williams.

By Mark Maske  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Robert Griffin III looking forward to Texas homecoming

Playing against the Dallas Cowboys in Cowboys Stadium carries great significance for Robert Griffin III.

By Mike Jones  |  04:36 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins; Redskins injuries

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/20/2012

London Fletcher unsure if he'll play Thursday

London Fletcher unsure if he'll play Thursday

By Mark Maske  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, London Fletcher, Redskins-Cowboys

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Alfred Morris developing into every-down back for Redskins

Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris took another step toward developing into an every down back, playing the bulk of his team's third downs this past Sunday, in addition to his usual first and second down duties.

By Mike Jones  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Robert Griffin III nominated for player and rookie of the week honors

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is a nominee for both FedEx Air NFL player of the week and Pepsi Max NFL rookie of the week.

By Mike Jones  |  11:14 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Redskins sign DB Jerome Murphy to take Brandon Meriweather's roster spot

The 6-foot, 200-pound Murphy can play both safety and cornerback.

By Mike Jones  |  09:20 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerome Murphy, Personnel moves, Roster

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Pierre Garcon hopes to make greater contributions

Wideout, held to five yards receiving Sunday, hopes he is able to play on less forgiving turf in Dallas Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  06:46 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 11/19/2012

London Fletcher's playing status unclear because of sprained left ankle

Linebacker has played in 234 straight games but wouldn't have practiced Monday if there had been one.

By Mark Maske  |  05:02 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins-Cowboys

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 12:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Five observations from the Redskins' win over the Eagles

The Washington Redskins ended their three-game losing streak in a big way, thumping the Philadelphia Eagles 31-6 for the most lopsided victory of Mike Shanahan's tenure in the District.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Kai Forbath off to franchise-best start

Kicker Kai Forbath remained perfect on the season, making his ninth field goal of the year Sunday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:01 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Redskins face hectic week to get ready for Thanksgiving Day game in Dallas

Coach Mike Shanahan told his players to savor Sunday's win over the Eagles for 12 to 14 hours, then move on.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/19/2012

How much of the 31-6 win was the Redskins being great or the Eagles being not-so-great?

Glow of victory aside, how much of the 31-6 win over the Eagles was due to the Redskins' play, and can it be carried forward to the clash with Dallas?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Garcon says he's giving it everything I've got'

Wide receiver, playing on injured foot, has three catches for five yards in return to Redskins' lineup.

By Mark Maske  |  07:08 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Robert Griffin III sets franchise rookie completion record

In his 10th NFL game, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III set the franchise record for completions by a rookie.

By Mike Jones  |  06:50 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

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 01:43 PM ET, 11/18/2012

DeAngelo Hall plans to appeal fine

Cornerback's $30,000 penalty for incident with official last month in Pittsburgh was announced by league Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:43 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, discipline, Fines

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/18/2012

Week 11: Redskins vs. Eagles

Join the discussion as we break down this afternoon's game between the Redskins and Eagles at FedEx Field.

By Gene Wang and Cindy Boren  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 03:11 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Jammal Brown misses another practice with hip injury

Washington Redskins right tackle Jammal Brown missed a second consecutive day of practice with a sore left hip, making the chances of his comeback from a second hip surgery since 2009 even more bleak.

By Mike Jones  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown

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 01:55 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Pierre Garcon, Brandon Meriweather questionable for Sunday

Coach Mike Shanahan says wide receiver, safety are expected to play, barring additional setbacks.

By Mike Jones  |  01:55 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates

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)
Tags:  Redskins-Eagles

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Redskins-Eagles: Five story lines to follow

Washington kicks off its do-or-die, seven-game homestretch by hosting Philadelphia on Sunday at 1 p.m. at FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Who you got Sunday, Redskins or Eagles?

Who wins Redskins-Eagles, a showdown of two of the most inconsistent teams in the NFL?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opening kick

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 11/15/2012

DeAngelo Hall on fine: Back up off me, bro'

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall refused to comment on the $30,000 fine he received from the NFL for berating an official during his team's Oct. 28 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

By Mike Jones  |  05:04 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, discipline

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 02:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Jim Haslett hopes one-on-one meetings with defensive backs sparks improvement

Searching for a cure to his struggling defense, Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and his assistants met with members of the secondary one-on-one during the bye week and discussed their shortcomings to date.

By Mike Jones  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Jim Haslett, Redskins defense

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Eagles defensive player to watch: CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

He has a team-leading three interceptions and the Eagles are ranked 12th in the league in pass defense.

By Mark Maske  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 09:30 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Redskins: Mike Shanahan's money, passport still missing

Washington Redskins director of security Ed Burke said that a large sum of money and passport belonging to Coach Mike Shanahan has not been found after the coach reported it missing following the team's game in Pittsburgh on Oct. 28.

By Mike Jones  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012

How much difference will getting healthy make for Redskins?

What do you think you can reasonably get out of Garcon, Meriweather and Brown the rest of the way?

By Keith McMillan  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012

NFL to fine DeAngelo Hall $30,000 for last month's incident with official

No suspension for Redskins cornerback, as expected.

By Mark Maske  |  08:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Redskins players elect Robert Griffin III a team captain

Barry Cofield and Stephen Bowen also elected to join team's existing captains.

By Mark Maske  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  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 11:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012

What statistics can, and cant, tell us about football

The numbers don't lie, but their use is somewhat limited in the ultimate team sport

By Brian Burke  |  11:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football statistics, Insider Squared, NFL football

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Just how bleak are the playoff chances of the Redskins and Wizards?

The Redskins and Wizards both have losing records and plenty of issues. Could either turn things around and make the playoffs?

By Washington Post Sports Editors  |  10:38 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Redskins havent yet expressed interest in re-signing WR Anthony Armstrong

Wide receiver Anthony Armstrong passed through waivers unclaimed Tuesday after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars, but didnt immediately generate any interest from the Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Could the Redskins really win the NFC East?

Wednesday's Post sports front lays out a scenario in which the Redskins win the division without major heroics.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Jammal Brown encouraged by first practice, wants to play this year

Right tackle says he is still building strength in surgically repaired right hip.

By Mike Jones  |  12:48 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jammal Brown, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Redskins coaches used bye week to begin preparations for Thanksgiving game

Players will focus only on Eagles game this week, according to Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Are Redskins licking their chops for the Eagles?

Given Philadelphia's issues, the Redskins couldn't be catching the Eagles at a better time.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Eagles set to start rookie Nick Foles at QB against Redskins

Michael Vick has what Eagles Coach Andy Reid said Monday is a 'pretty significant' concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  08:16 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Eagles

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Santana Moss says hes feeling fine after concussion

Wide receiver participated in Monday's practice.

By Mark Maske  |  04:37 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santana Moss

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Brandon Meriweather hopes to energize Redskins secondary

Safety could make his Redskins debut this weekend after being sidelined since the preseason with a knee injury.

By Mark Maske  |  04:27 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Quick Hits: Shanahan encouraged by Meriweather, Brown participation; Garcons status unclear

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says he thought his players -- including Pierre Garcon, Brandon Meriweather and Jammal Brown -- returned from the bye week refreshed and rejuvenated.

By Mark Maske  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Pierre Garcon, Quick hits, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Pierre Garcon returns to practice, along with Brandon Meriweather, Jammal Brown, Santana Moss

Receiver practices for the first time in six weeks but is still experiencing pain in his toe.

By Mike Jones  |  03:23 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries

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

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Tim Hasselbeck wonders if Redskins are overemphasizing the college-style elements in their offense

Analyst and former NFL quarterback says Robert Griffin III has the passing accuracy and overall skills to thrive with a more conventional offensive approach.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Redskins work out defensive backs, linebackers

The Washington Redskins worked out three defensive backs and two linebackers, but didnt immediately sign any of them.

By Mike Jones  |  02:49 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins defense

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Bye-week glance: Redskins special teams

Kai Forbath has stabilized the kicking situation, blocked punts are a fading memory but Brandon Banks has remained a non-factor.

By Mark Maske  |  07:01 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Bye-week glance: Redskins defense

Originally expected to be the strength of the team, the defense has been anything but.

By Mike Jones  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Redskins bye week Q&A

Its the bye week, and while Redskins get a chance to get away, heal up and recharge, were taking a look at various areas with the team.

By Mike Jones  |  01:20 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bye week, Q&A, Redskins bye week

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Why its too soon for Redskins to give up playoff hopes

Their chances may not be high, but if a slew of upcoming division games goes the Redskins' way, they're right back in it.

By Brian Burke  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Redskins are vowing to reduce penalties

They're the league's most frequently penalized team this season.

By Mark Maske  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Bye-week glance: Redskins offense

The Washington Redskins are now just one game past the half-way point of their season and this week get a chance to lick their wounds, regroup and then will get back to work next week and try to turn their season around.

By Mike Jones  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Chris Cooley not complaining about limited role

Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley remains catchless two games into his comeback tour, but doesnt have any regrets about returning to the team.

By Mike Jones  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Garcon says injured foot still not where it needs to be to play

Wide receiver does not offer definitive deadline for when decision about possible season-ending surgery would be made if he remains unable to play after bye.

By Mark Maske  |  05:36 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Jammal Brown cleared to practice; David Jones cut; D.J. Johnson promoted

Right tackle has spent the entire season on their physically unable to perform list following surgery on his right hip.

By Mike Jones  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Personnel moves

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Kyle Shanahan still confident in offense, Jim Haslett seeing improvement

Shanahan says he doesn't believe his unit has regressed, while Haslett is searching for answers.

By Mike Jones  |  02:33 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Redskins cut Justin Snow, will activate Nick Sundberg from IR

The Washington Redskins have released long-snapper Justin Snow and in a corresponding move will activate Nick Sundberg from the injured reserve list.

By Mike Jones  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Mike Shanahan addresses Redskins players about his postgame comments

The coach said he was upset about the way his comments were interpreted by the media.

By Mark Maske  |  01:27 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Mike Shanahan more optimistic about Brandon Meriweather than Pierre Garcon

Coach still doesnt know whether he will have his leading wide receiver, Pierre Garcon, for the season's stretch run.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Redskins shouldnt rush to judgment on Shanahan era

It's tempting, at 3-6 in Year 3, to think of firing Mike Shanahan or his coordinators. But that creates more issues for a team that has plenty.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Shanahan says postgame quotes were misinterpreted

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he in no way meant to imply that he was giving up on the season when he said that the team would now start to evaluate their talent for years to come.

By Mike Jones  |  05:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jim Haslett, other coaches are safe through bye week, Shanahan says [this post has been updated]

Head coach says there will be no staff changes during the upcoming bye week.

By Mark Maske  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Haslett, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012

NFL admits mistake by official on Panthers touchdown

Play should have been ruled dead at Redskins 17-yard line when line judge inadvertently blew his whistle.

By Mark Maske  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Darrell Green, Charles Mann: Poor technique to blame for Redskins defensive struggles

As they watch their former team struggle through yet another campaign, Redskins greats Darrell Green and Charles Mann believe that they have pinpointed the root of the problems particularly on defense.

By Mike Jones  |  12:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Mann, Darrell Green, Defense

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Five observations from the Redskins loss to the Panthers

So much for riding into the bye week with a sense of promise for the rest of the season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five observations, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

10 for 80 recognized at halftime on Redskins homecoming day

As part of their annual Homecoming celebration, the Washington Redskins welcomed back more than 150 former players, and at halftime introduced the 10 players that were added to their new list of the 80 Greatest Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

So where do the Redskins go from here?

At 3-6, this season is disappointing. How do the Redskins use these last seven games, and how do they improve going forward?

By Keith McMillan  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Redskins undone by penalties in loss to Panthers

Thirteen infractions in loss to Panthers continues season-long trend.

By Mark Maske  |  07:49 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Panthers, penalties, Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Robert Griffin III had X-rays on ribs after loss

Robert Griffin III had X-rays done on his ribs following Sundays game to ensure that he hadnt broken them and results were negative.

By Mike Jones  |  07:30 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Panthers first-quarter touchdown should have been disallowed, according to Mike Pereira

Play should have been ruled dead because of inadvertent whistle, former NFL VP of officiating says.

By Mark Maske  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Outcome of Panthers game will set the tone for the Redskins bye week

Season could go either way from here and the bye week conversation will hinge on Sunday's result.

By Mark Maske  |  12:32 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Perry Riley active, Aldrick Robinson scheduled to start for Redskins

Redskins say Robinson, not Leonard Hankerson, is expected to start in place of the injured Pierre Garcon.

By Mark Maske  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Perry Riley, Redskins inactives, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/04/2012

Redskins-Panthers: Game day notes

Washington takes on Carolina with a lot at stake for the home team.

By Mike Jones  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/04/2012

Week 9: Redskins vs. Panthers

Join the discussion in our Week 9 Redskins live blog as we break down this afternoon's game against the Carolina Panthers.

By Gene Wang  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 11/03/2012

NFL looking into officials conduct as part of probe of DeAngelo Hall incident

Redskins cornerback has said head linesman Dana McKenzie should share blame for verbal confrontation.

By Mark Maske  |  04:35 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/03/2012

Redskins-Panthers: Jordan Pugh seeks breakout game vs. former team

Sunday's game carries additional significance for safety Jordan Pugh, who spent the first two seasons of his NFL career with the Panthers.

By Mike Jones  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/03/2012

Will Redskins Rule again determine outcome of presidential election?

The Washington Redskins on Sunday take on the Carolina Panthers, but more than just their record is at stake.

By Mike Jones  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins Rule, Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 11/02/2012

No announcement by NFL yet on Halls fine

'Adminstrative process' is not done yet but the Redskins cornerback is still facing a fine and no suspension, according to a person familiar with the case.

By Mark Maske  |  06:12 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Brandon Meriweather, Pierre Garcon out for Sundays game against Panthers

Redskins hope safety will be available to play following the bye week.

By Mark Maske  |  01:57 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  injury updates, Redskins-Panthers

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Logan Paulsens play earning praise

The Redskins' newly appointed No. 1 tight end has totaled eight catches in the past two games.

By Mark Maske  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Redskins-Panthers: Five storylines to follow

The Washington Redskins on Sunday host the Carolina Panthers and try to snap a two-game losing streak as they head into the bye week.

By Mike Jones  |  09:53 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five storylines

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Redskins vs. Panthers: Who ya got?

Asking readers for suggestions on standout players, who'll have better numbers between RGIII and Cam Newton, and who'll win, Redskins or Panthers.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Newton, Opening kick, Redskins vs. Panthers, Redskins-Panthers, RGII

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 11/01/2012

DeAngelo Hall will be fined but not suspended

The NFL will warn Redskins cornerback that further misconduct could result in a suspension. The amount of the fine is not yet known.

By Mark Maske  |  05:49 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Shanahan: Time for Redskins’ veterans to ‘step up or shut up’

Coach says, 'This is where normally football teams are taken over by their veterans.'

By Mark Maske  |  04:53 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Chris Cooley looks more comfortable in second week back

It's not clear whether tight end will have a larger role after zero catch game at Pittsburgh last Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  04:21 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Aldrick Robinson is working his way back into the Redskins’ game plan

After a solid first game, he made some mistakes and fell out of the wide receiver rotation.

By Mike Jones  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Redskins offense, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 11/01/2012

DeAngelo Hall appears likely to be available Sunday, no matter what action NFL takes

League's usual approach is that if a player is to be suspended from a Sunday game, the action is taken by the Tuesday before the game.

By Mark Maske  |  03:16 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Panthers defensive player to watch: Dwan Edwards, defensive tackle

Veteran has given Carolina a good interior pass rush but his status is uncertain this week because of an ankle injury.

By Mark Maske  |  02:56 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins-Panthers, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Robert Griffin III-Cam Newton comparisons: What do the players and coaches say?

Two beasts at quarterback, with different styles of play

By Mike Jones  |  12:31 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Newton, Redskins-Panthers, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 11/01/2012

The extra point must go

The point after a touchdown is football's appendix: inconsequential and safe to remove.

By Brian Burke  |  10:58 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Burke, Extra point, Injured reserve, The extra point, Washington Redskins

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Carolina Panthers offensive player to watch: WR Steve Smith

The 12th-year veteran still ranks among the best in the league, having recorded 35 catches for 589 yards.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

How often do the Redskins lose to a team they should beat?

In the Shanahan era, beating subpar teams hasn't been automatic.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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