The Washington Redskins today take on the San Francisco 49ers, and will try to get things back on track after two costly losses.
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett had the shackles removed, but his unit is still underperforming.
STORY LINES | The spotlight will be squarely on quarterback Robert Griffin III when the Redskins try to pull out of their tailspin when they face the 49ers in San Francisco on Sunday.
The Redskins defense this week on Sunday will receive a tough challenge in San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has the ability to hurt them both running and passing.
After being held out of Wednesday’s practice in accordance with the league protocol for monitoring concussions, left guard Shawn Lauvao returned to the field in a limited capacity on Thursday.
Left tackle Trent Williams did not practice on Wednesday as he nurses the sprained MCL in his right knee and a sprained right ankle.
Two days after blasting quarterback Robert Griffin III for “fundamental flaws” in the loss to Tampa Bay, Redskins coach Jay Gruden expressed regret over his blunt assessment.
This represents the fifth time that Jacoby, one of the members of the famed Hogs of the 1980s and early ‘90s, has reached the semifinal round. It’s the fourth consecutive year that Jacoby has reached the semifinals.
A tight-lipped Robert Griffin III refused to share his thoughts on the harsh criticism his head coach directed at him on Monday, and also declined to elaborate on what areas of his fundamentals he will try to improve. The quarterback has only one focus: San Francisco.
The dust never really settles around this team, but we’re doing our best to sift through the wreckage from yet another loss and more off-field action.