The Insider: Redskins vs. Bears


Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Meriweather responds to Marshall, says “you’ve got to go low now”

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather responds to comments from Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

By Gene Wang  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweawther, Chicago Bears, Concussions, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Bears, suspensions

Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan receives credit for half a sack in Chicago win

Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has received credit for half of a sack that incorrectly was not attributed to him on the final play of Sunday’s win over the Chicago Bears.

By Mike Jones  |  09:33 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Bears, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Meriweather suspension reduced to one game

By Mark Maske  |  03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins vs. Bears, Redskins vs. Broncos, suspensions

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Hall, Wilson defend Meriweather, take issue with Bears’ comments

Redskins cornerbacks say the suspended safety isn’t trying to hurt anyone, contend that Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett were out of line.

By Mark Maske  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, DeAngelo Hall, Josh Wilson, Redskins vs. Bears, suspensions

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013

How the Redskins adjusted to the Bears’ attempts to stop the run

A closer look at Kyle Shanahan’s counter-moves to the Bears’ schemes to slow down Alfred Morris and the run game.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, he Outsider, Kyle Shanahan, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Bears, The Outsider

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Redskins would like to get Aldrick Robinson more opportunities

Second-year wide receiver Aldrick Robinson took a step toward redemption against Chicago after several weeks of inactivity.

By Mike Jones  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Redskins vs. Bears, Wide Receivers

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Return of Griffin’s mobility keyed Redskins’ offensive success

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that it’s no coincidence that his offensive unit had its best performance of the year on the same day that Robert Griffin III turned in a season-high rushing total.

By Mike Jones  |  02:39 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  offensive philosophy, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Brandon Meriweather suspended two games [updated]

The NFL has announced a two-game suspension of Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather.

By Mark Maske  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, fines, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Bears, Safeties, suspensions

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ win over the Bears

Mike Jones gives five observations from Sunday’s win, including the impact of Roy Helu Jr.

By Mike Jones  |  11:07 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Keith Burns, observations, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III, Roy Helu Jr., special teams

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Brian Orakpo: Pick-six ‘a phenomenal feeling’

When Brian Orakpo picked off a Jay Cutler pass and returned it 29 yards for a touchdown, it marked the first interception and touchdown of his whole life.

By Mike Jones  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Bears, Reed Doughty

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Success on game-winning drive came as no surprise for Redskins

Neither Robert Griffin III, nor the Redskins coaches gave a rousing speech prior to Washington’s first fourth-quarter game-winning drive of the season. There was no panic, jitters or even a special feeling.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Reed, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III, Roy Helu Jr.

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Reed Doughty suffers concussion in win over Bears

Redskins safety Reed Doughty left the win over Chicago with a concussion.

By Mark Maske  |  10:25 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears, Reed Doughty, Safeties

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Meriweather likely faces suspension or hefty fine after two penalties Sunday for illegal hits

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says he’s hopeful the safety won’t be suspended. Meriweather says he has changed the way he plays.

By Mark Maske  |  08:15 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, fines, Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Robinson, Griffin connected on off-schedule play

Robert Griffin’s 45-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson actually didn’t take place “just how they drew it up,” both players revealed after the game.

By Mike Jones  |  07:26 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Fred Davis on Redskins’ inactive list

Cornerback David Amerson is active and expected to play a week after suffering a concussion in Dallas.

By Mark Maske  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baccari Rambo, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Fred Davis, inactives, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Bears, tight ends, Week 7

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Redskins vs. Bears: Live

Join the discussion as we break down this afternoon’s game between the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears at FedEx Field.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Redskins vs. Bears: Game day notes and fast facts

The Washington Redskins at today return to FedEx Field for the first time in nearly a month.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Trent Williams gearing up for tall task of stopping Julius Peppers

Early in his NFL career, Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams used to lose sleep the week leading up to a matchup with a premier pass-rusher.

By Mike Jones  |  03:22 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins vs. Bears, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Amerson expects to increase practice participation

Cornerback was limited in Wednesday’s practice after suffering a concussion against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Haslett’s defense prepares for an improved Jay Cutler

As he enters his eighth NFL season and fifth with the Chicago Bears, quarterback Jay Cutler has gotten off to one of the best starts in his career.

By Mike Jones  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Jim Haslett, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Griffin: Redskins doing their best to block out the scrutiny

Despite ongoing scrutiny and little success to silence it, Robert Griffin III said he and his teammates remain focused.

By Mike Jones  |  05:12 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 season, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Week 7

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Amerson says he feels ‘fine’ and plans to be on practice field

The Redskins’ rookie cornerback suffered a concussion against the Cowboys. He is subject to the NFL’s concussion protocol and his playing status this week is not clear.

By Mark Maske  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, David Amerson, Injuries, Redskins vs. Bears, Week 7

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 10/16/2013

The Outsider: How DeAngelo Hall shut down Dez Bryant, what he faces against the Bears

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall played one of his best games for Washington against Dez Bryant. He might need to do it again to stop the Bears. Here’s how and why.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:43 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, DeAngelo Hall, Redskins vs. Bears, Redskins vs. Cowboys, The Outsider, Week 6, Week 7

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Shanahan says he isn’t considering coaching staff changes

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he has “a lot of belief” in his assistants, and doesn’t ponder changes during the season.

By Mike Jones  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Bears