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  1. Redskins-Jags fourth quarter

    Aug 28, 2008, 9:50 PM EDT

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    –Justin Tryon with a couple of pass breakups. As I said before, I think his speed gets him a roster spot as a work in progress. –They’ve started a wave, which isn’t a very smart thing to do when your team has the ball. I can’t really blame them, though, since it probably was more…

  2. Redskins-Jags third quarter

    Aug 28, 2008, 9:10 PM EDT

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    –Kelly is dressed in full pads, but he is not carrying a helmet, so it’s doubtful that he’s going to be able to play. –Frost boomed a punt 61 yards, but it got returned 37 by Bolton. Not enough hang time, the result a net of 24 yards. That won’t win you the job, but…

  3. Defensive coverage

    Aug 28, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT

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    Got a question from the Old Ref, I didn’t think it was directed towards a player, so I’ll give it a go: The gap between CB pass coverage and Safety coverage looks worrisome.  Reed Doughty is about 20 yards deep, and when the CBs turn coverage over to the Safety so that they can look…

  4. Redskins-Jags second quarter

    Aug 28, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT

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    Note: –The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate. I’ll try to get this worked out for next week but, hey, it’s the preseason for…

  5. Redskins-Jags first quarter

    Aug 28, 2008, 7:42 PM EDT

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    Note: –The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate. I’ll try to get this worked out for next week but, hey, it’s the preseason for…

  6. Portis out

    Aug 28, 2008, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Marcus Mason is taking the first snap with the first-team offense.

  7. Skins-Jags Pregame

    Aug 28, 2008, 7:06 PM EDT

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    –The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate. I’ll try to get this worked out for next week but, hey, it’s the preseason for all…

  8. Live blog plus ask your questions—Skins vs. Jags

    Aug 28, 2008, 7:00 PM EDT

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    Update: –The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate. I’ll try to get this worked out for next week but, hey, it’s the preseason for…

  9. Live blog plus ask your questions—Skins vs. Jags

    Aug 28, 2008, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Update: –The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate. I’ll try to get this worked out for next week but, hey, it’s the preseason for…

  10. For starters, first team offense will play

    Aug 28, 2008, 2:49 PM EDT

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    As you probably have read, Jim Zorn has decided to play the offensive starters for a series or two tonight in the Washington Redskins’ preseason finale. The players, by all reports, are all in favor of getting out there to play the kinks out of their game, even if they will be facing the Jags’…

  11. For starters, first team offense will play

    Aug 28, 2008, 10:49 AM EDT

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    As you probably have read, Jim Zorn has decided to play the offensive starters for a series or two tonight in the Washington Redskins’ preseason finale. The players, by all reports, are all in favor of getting out there to play the kinks out of their game, even if they will be facing the Jags’…

  12. Get into the Skins’ locker room

    Aug 27, 2008, 10:19 AM EDT

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    The RealRedskins.com live blog of the Redskins-Jaguars preseason game will have a few twists that will make it different from the four we’ve done so far this year. First, it will be coming from the press box at FedEx Field. I’ve been sitting there for every home game every season but one since 2001, doing…

  13. Get into the Skins’ locker room

    Aug 27, 2008, 6:19 AM EDT

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    The RealRedskins.com live blog of the Redskins-Jaguars preseason game will have a few twists that will make it different from the four we’ve done so far this year. First, it will be coming from the press box at FedEx Field. I’ve been sitting there for every home game every season but one since 2001, doing…

  14. Skins’ punter battle remains close

    Aug 26, 2008, 9:00 AM EDT

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    There are those who think that Washington Redskins punter Derrick Frost saved his job on Saturday night by punting for a nice average in the Skins’ dismal defeat at the hands of the Carolina Panthers. It appeared to them that he got a leg up, so to speak, on rookie Durant Brooks by averaging 51.3…

  15. Skins’ punter battle remains close

    Aug 26, 2008, 5:00 AM EDT

    There are those who think that Washington Redskins punter Derrick Frost saved his job on Saturday night by punting for a nice average in the Skins’ dismal defeat at the hands of the Carolina Panthers. It appeared to them that he got a leg up, so to speak, on rookie Durant Brooks by averaging 51.3…

  16. Ranking the Redskins 11-20

    Aug 25, 2008, 9:00 AM EDT

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    I’m continuing here with my annual ranking of the Washington Redskins’ front line players. It’s purely subjective and it’s based on my perception of each player’s value to the team. To see what 30 positions are ranked, see the first installment, Ranking the Redskins 21-30. Here are the middle 10 players. 20. Mike Sellers, fullback—I’m…

  17. Ranking the Redskins 11-20

    Aug 25, 2008, 5:00 AM EDT

    I’m continuing here with my annual ranking of the Washington Redskins’ front line players. It’s purely subjective and it’s based on my perception of each player’s value to the team. To see what 30 positions are ranked, see the first installment, Ranking the Redskins 21-30. Here are the middle 10 players. 20. Mike Sellers, fullback—I’m…

  18. Fox chased, two others cut

    Aug 24, 2008, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Vernon Fox became another victim of a strong Washington Redskins youth movement at the safety position. Fox and former Oakland Raider Stu Schweigert were supposed to add veteran depth to a young and inexperienced Redskins safety corps. Instead, Schweigert was shown the door after the first preseason game and Fox was let go today. Two…

  19. Two seasons turn on hinges

    Aug 24, 2008, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Two plays in the second quarter of two preseason games, taking place at roughly the same time, one in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the other in Charlotte, North Carolina and both involving famous defensive ends. The seasons of the New York Giants and Washington Redskins hinged on hinge joints. In Charlotte, Washington’s Jason Taylor got…

  20. Fox chased, two others cut

    Aug 24, 2008, 7:10 PM EDT

    Vernon Fox became another victim of a strong Washington Redskins youth movement at the safety position. Fox and former Oakland Raider Stu Schweigert were supposed to add veteran depth to a young and inexperienced Redskins safety corps. Instead, Schweigert was shown the door after the first preseason game and Fox was let go today. Two…

  21. Two seasons turn on hinges

    Aug 24, 2008, 6:32 PM EDT

    Two plays in the second quarter of two preseason games, taking place at roughly the same time, one in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the other in Charlotte, North Carolina and both involving famous defensive ends. The seasons of the New York Giants and Washington Redskins hinged on hinge joints. In Charlotte, Washington’s Jason Taylor got…

  22. Taylor injury worse than indicated?

    Aug 24, 2008, 2:50 AM EDT

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    This is just reporting some third hand information here, but I’ve heard that the Redskins are concerned that Jason Taylor’s injury may be somewhat serious. Not serious as in season-ending, but serious as in missing some of the regular season is a distinct possibility. The famed Dr. Andrews was there and he concurred that is…

  23. Skins vs. Panthers Live blog finish

    Aug 24, 2008, 2:29 AM EDT

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    The first one crashed. It’s continued here.

  24. Taylor injury worse than indicated?

    Aug 23, 2008, 10:50 PM EDT

    This is just reporting some third hand information here, but I’ve heard that the Redskins are concerned that Jason Taylor’s injury may be somewhat serious. Not serious as in season-ending, but serious as in missing some of the regular season is a distinct possibility. The famed Dr. Andrews was there and he concurred that is…

  25. Skins vs. Panthers Live blog finish

    Aug 23, 2008, 10:29 PM EDT

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    The first one crashed. It’s continued here.

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