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  1. Redskins’ Crawford clears waivers, added to teams’ IR list

    Aug 27, 2013, 6:56 PM EST


    The NFL has reported that cornerback Richard Crawford, who the Redskins waived with an injury designation on Tuesday, was not claimed by another NFL team and will be added to Washington’s injured reserve list. The second-year player was slated to return punts and be a reserve cornerback on the team before his injury on Saturday.…

  2. Need to Know: Crawford’s return to Redskins is likely

    Aug 27, 2013, 5:02 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 27, two days before the Redskins finish up their preseason at the Bucs. Nickel coverage Five notes from Redskins Park: 1. There seems to be no question that Barry Cofield will be in the lineup on Sept. 9. When Shanahan was asked about him,…

  3. No RG3 presser scheduled this week

    Aug 26, 2013, 10:55 AM EST


    Here is some news that, judging from my Twitter timeline, many of you will be happy to hear. Robert Griffin III is not scheduled to talk to the media prior to Thursday. That is the day that Dr. James Andrews will examine the quarterback’s right knee and give his thumbs up or thumbs down on…

  4. Need to Know: Make or break time for some Redskins

    Aug 26, 2013, 5:18 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 26, three days before the Redskins finish up their preseason at the Bucs. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park and FedEx Field: 1. As roster cut deadlines loom and we try to figure out who will be on the 53-man roster, it is…

  5. Crawford injury has ripple effects for Redskins

    Aug 25, 2013, 1:55 PM EST


    Occasionally, roster numbers problems have a way of working themselves out. And the solution sometimes comes in the worst possible way. Before Saturday’s game against the Bills, the Redskins were pondering how they might be able to keep six cornerbacks on their 53-man roster. Now, with cornerback and punt returner Richard Crawford out for the…

  6. The Week That Was: Can the NFL protect players from themselves?

    Aug 25, 2013, 6:40 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 25, four days before the Redskins finish up their preseason against the Bucs. That Was The Week That Was —Yeah, it’s dumb for the NFL to fine RG3 $10,000 for wearing an “Operation Patience” T-shirt during warmups before last Monday night’s preseason game. But…

  7. QB arrangement works well in Redskins’ win

    Aug 24, 2013, 9:53 PM EST


    In Washington, it’s always about the quarterbacks. And Saturday at FedEx Field it was situation normal even though both the No. 1 and No. 2 quarterbacks sidelined with injuries. It was dress rehearsal day for the Redskins, the common description for the third preseason game on each team’s NFL schedule. But with top QB’s Robert…

  8. Redskins-Bills game chat archive

    Aug 24, 2013, 3:57 PM EST

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  9. Need to Know: Shanahan says ‘anything short of a Super Bowl is a failure’

    Aug 24, 2013, 5:54 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 24, five days before the Redskins finish up their preseason at the Bucs. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park and FedEx Field: 1. The NFL confirmed that DeJon Gomes did not get fined for a second-quarter penalty for leading with his helmet against…

  10. Davis likes 4-tight end setup

    Aug 23, 2013, 1:55 PM EST


    Four spots on the Redskins’ 53-man roster were set once the Redskins took Jordan Reed in the third round of the draft last April The Redskins seemed to be set at the position with Fred Davis having signed a one-year deal to return, Logan Paulsen, who started nine games after Davis went out with an…

  11. Need to Know: Light workload for starters on Saturday

    Aug 23, 2013, 5:10 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 23, one day before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five items from Redskins Park: 1. The dress rehearsal will feature a lot of understudies. Mike Shanahan said that the starters will play about 20 snaps on Saturday. That’s…

  12. Mechanical difficulties?

    Aug 22, 2013, 12:37 PM EST


    ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski got some headlines on Wednesday by declaring that a quarterback who has started seven NFL games could be one of the best ever. “I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever,” Jaworski said Wednesday on ESPN. “I love his skill set. I think the sky’s the…

  13. Need to Know: Can RG3 play with no preseason?

    Aug 22, 2013, 5:13 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 22, two days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. You do what you have to do Robert Griffin III will not play in a preseason game due to his injured knee. Kirk Cousins is likely to play less in the…

  14. Redskins’ Reed still learning

    Aug 21, 2013, 2:37 PM EST


    Kyle Shanahan knew this was coming for Jordan Reed. The team’s third-round draft choice missed all of minicamp and OTAs with a quad problem. Reed did get some time in catching passes from Robert Griffin III off to the side but that’s no substitute for being in the lineup while the plays are being installed.…

  15. Vick give Eagles best chance to beat Redskins

    Aug 21, 2013, 9:25 AM EST

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    Eagles coach Chip Kelly named Mike Vick to be his team’s starting quarterback for the 2013 season. The Redskins, Philadelphia’s opening-week opponent, should be concerned. Vick arrived in Philadelphia in 2010, the same season that Mike Shanahan took over as Redskins coach. In that time, Vick has started and finished three games against Washington and…

  16. Need to Know: Back to a renovated Redskins Park

    Aug 21, 2013, 5:59 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 21, three days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Back to the park After spending their first training camp away from home since 2002, the Redskins will return to practice at Redskins Park today. They will find Redskins Park to…

  17. Redskins will continue preparations behind curtain

    Aug 20, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

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    After having 10 days off between their first preseason games, the schedule picks up considerably for the Redskins from here on out. They will get four days off before Saturday’s preseason game against the Bills at FedEx Field and then another four-day break before they wrap up their preseason at Tampa Bay the following Thursday.…

  18. Penalties, turnovers mar Redskins’ effort

    Aug 20, 2013, 7:16 AM EST


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 20, four days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. On top of injuries, sloppiness One of the goals the Redskins had going into last night’s preseason game against the Steelers was to come out of it injury free. With injuries…

  19. Griffin’s status to be determined after preseason finale

    Aug 20, 2013, 12:53 AM EST


    The status of Robert Griffin III for the Redskins’ season opener will be decided at some point after the Redskins’ final preseason game in Tampa. Mike Shanahan said that Dr. James Andrews, the orthopedic surgeon who did the reconstruction of the quarterback’s right knee last January 9, evaluated Griffin prior to tonight’s preseason game against…

  20. Cousins leaves game with mid-foot sprain

    Aug 19, 2013, 9:09 PM EST


    Kirk Cousins has left the Redskins preseason game against the Steelers with an what is being reported as a mid-foot sprain. “They feel like it’s mild right now so that’s a good thing,” said Mike Shanahan. X-rays conducted on the right foot were negative, according to reports. Cousins will have an MRI on the foot…

  21. Redskins vs. Steelers chat archive

    Aug 19, 2013, 7:23 PM EST

    Thanks for joining us! Rich Tandler, JP Finley, and Tarik El-Bashir are here to talk to you about tonight’s game. We’ll get rolling at about 7:30 in advance of the 8:00 kickoff so we’ll see you then!

  22. Amerson, Rambo will be tested vs. Steelers

    Aug 19, 2013, 3:11 PM EST

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    Although DeAngelo Hall and Josh Wilson are expected to play tonight against the Steelers, rookie David Amerson should see at lot of action with the starters. And Bacarri Rambo will start at free safety and he’ll probably stay in for most of the first half, if not all. The rookies, along with the rest of…

  23. Need to Know: Who’s in-out for Redskins-Steelers

    Aug 19, 2013, 5:45 AM EST


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 19, five days before the Redskins take on the Bills at FedEx Field. Game chat tonight We had a great turnout for our first game chat of the year so tonight should be a lot of fun as well. Tarik, JP, and I will…

  24. The Week That Was: Redskins’ OL continuity rare in today’s NFL

    Aug 18, 2013, 7:26 AM EST


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday August 17, one day before the Redskins take on the Steelers at FedEx Field in preseason game No. 2. That Was the Week That Was —Going into this round of preseason games, 55 NFL players had suffered season ending injuries. That means that the Redskins,…

  25. Davis fined $7,875 for TD celebration

    Aug 17, 2013, 4:13 PM EST


    I sure hope Fred Davis enjoyed his touchdown celebration last week. After catching a three-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins in the first quarter of the Redskins’ preseason game in Tennessee, the Redskins tight odd executed an odd celebration that saw him shaking and, eventually, going to the ground and shaking some more. “It was… Archives

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