The Insider: Redskins vs. Giants


Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 12/29/2013

London Fletcher says (probably) farewell

Linebacker says, ‘I played 16 years and accomplished what I was able to accomplish. I feel good about that.’

By Mark Maske  |  07:35 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inside linebackers, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Brian Orakpo, Josh Morgan among Redskins inactives vs. Giants

The Redskins will be without their top pass-rusher, linebacker Brian Orakpo, as they close out the season today. Wide receiver Josh Morgan is also inactive.

By Mike Jones  |  11:49 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Chase Minnifield, inactives, josh leribeus, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, Week 17

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Redskins at Giants: Live

Join the discussion for today’s game between the Washington Redskins and New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.

By Alex Prewitt, Cindy Boren and Chelsea Janes  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Redskins vs. Giants: Game day notes and fast facts

The Washington Redskins close out the 2013 season today, taking on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium today at 1 p.m. on FOX.

By Mike Jones  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, London Fletcher, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 12/27/2013

Brian Orakpo remains unsure if he’ll play in Sunday’s finale

Redskins linebacker, listed as questionable with groin injury, says he’s had ‘a very productive year’ individually heading into free agency.

By Mark Maske  |  03:01 PM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, contracts, Injuries, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/27/2013

Redskins vs. Giants: Five story lines to follow Sunday

At last, Washington’s nightmare of a season will draw to a close.

By Mike Jones  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Offensive line, Redskins vs. Giants, story lines, Week 17

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Kyle Shanahan, Jim Haslett focus on what they can control

Kyle Shanahan and Jim Haslett acknowledge uncertainty of future but focus on what they can control.

By Mike Jones  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 17

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Orakpo misses practice with groin injury

Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo missed Thursday’s practice with the groin injury that he suffered in last Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Injuries, Jim Haslett, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 17

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Shanahan expects quick resolution on his future once season ends

Mike Shanahan expects the future of his coaching career to be determined quickly once the season ends.

By Mike Jones  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  coaches, Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 17

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013

How the Giants limited Alfred Morris and the Redskins’ running game

New York used a variety of defensive fronts to unleash a defense dedicated to stopping the Redskins running back, which worked but left other runs open.

By Mark Bullock  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Chris Chester, Kory Lichtensteiger, Kyle Shanahan, Logan Paulsen, Offensive line, offensive philosophy, read option, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, The Outsider, video, Week 13, Week 14, Will Montgomery

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Botched snap ‘ruins’ good day for special teams, in Shanahan’s view

“To be honest with you, I was really pleased with the special teams [Sunday],” Shanahan said Monday. “I thought it was the best game we had and all of a sudden we have that snap.“

By Mark Maske  |  03:30 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. Giants, special teams, Week 14

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Mike Shanahan on officiating mistake: ‘You live with it’

“Obviously they made a mistake and you live with it,” says Redskins coach regarding call in game against Giants.

By Mark Maske  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, NFL referees, officials, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 14

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Shanahan defends Garcon, Moss, Hall for Sunday’s penalties

Redskins coach praises all three players’ competitiveness.

By Mark Maske  |  04:50 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Mike Shanahan, penalties, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Giants, Santana Moss, video, Week 13

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 12/02/2013

NFL says officials should have stopped Redskins vs. Giants game to clear up confusion over downs

The NFL VP of officiating said play in Sunday night’s game “should have been stopped prior to third down and the correct down communicated to both clubs.”

By Mark Maske  |  01:38 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, NFL referees, officials, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 13

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Redskins position-by-position review: Ups and downs against Giants

There were a few standouts against the Giants, some for good reasons and some for not-so-good ones.

By Mark Bullock  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Chris Baker, Chris Chester, cornerbacks, defensive line, inside linebackers, Offensive line, outside linebackers, Quarterbacks, Redskins vs. Giants, Running backs, Safeties, The Outsider, tight ends, Week 13, Wide Receivers

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Giants

The Washington Redskins’ second-half slide continued in their third consecutive loss.

By Mike Jones  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Mike Shanahan, observations, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, Week 13

Posted at 02:15 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Doughty suffers concussion, Hall and Fletcher injured as well

Safety Reed Doughty left Sunday night’s game after suffering a concussion, and his status for the immediate future remains uncertain.

By Mike Jones  |  02:15 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Injuries, London Fletcher, Redskins vs. Giants, Reed Doughty, video, Week 13

Posted at 01:50 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Redskins’ loss to Giants ends with controversy over what down it was

Mike Shanahan says he was told by an official the Redskins had gotten a first down.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, news conferences, NFL referees, officials, Pierre Garcon, Redskins vs. Giants, Robert Griffin III, video, Week 13

Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Redskins officially eliminated from playoff contention

They have faced extremely long odds for a number of weeks now, but with their 24-17 loss to the New York Giants, the Washington Redskins officially saw their playoff aspirations come to an end.

By Mike Jones  |  01:30 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFC East, Playoffs, Redskins vs. Giants, video, Week 13

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Jordan Reed to miss second straight game after setback

Rookie tight end Jordan Reed will miss a second consecutive game after he suffered a head ache following a pregame workout.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Evan Royster, inactives, Jordan Reed, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Giants, Running backs, special teams, tight ends, Week 13

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Redskins vs. Giants: Live

Join the discussion for tonight’s game between the Washington Redskins and New York Giants from FedEx Field.

By Gene Wang, Cindy Boren, Keith McMillan and Chelsea Janes  |  06:30 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Live coverage, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 13

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Redskins vs. Giants: Game day notes and fast facts

Milestones to watch for as the Redskins look to snap their three-game skid.

By Mike Jones  |  12:39 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game day notes, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 13

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Darrel Young’s playing status remains unclear

The fullback practices but takes “just a few reps,” according to Coach Mike Shanahan.

By Mark Maske  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Injuries, Injury report, Redskins injuries, Redskins vs. Giants

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Redskins injury report: Reed returns to practice, Paul sidelined

The Redskins got one tight end back in practice on Wednesday, but were without the services of another.

By Mike Jones  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Injury report, Jordan Reed, jose gumbs, Niles Paul, Redskins vs. Giants, tight ends, Week 13

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Redskins vs. Giants stays in Sunday night slot [updated]

Decision, due by Tuesday, now expected later Monday. Cardinals-Eagles game could be given the Sunday night time slot Dec. 1 if Redskins-Giants is flexed to the afternoon.

By Mark Maske  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Schedule, NFL flexible scheduling, Redskins vs. Giants, Week 13

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Redskins-Giants game Dec. 1 remains on Sunday night, at least for now

Game not flexed to Sunday afternoon at this point but final decision still pending. The deadline is next Tuesday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Schedule, NFC East, Redskins vs. Giants

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