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Rich Tandler

  1. Need to Know: Alfred can swing away

    Aug 9, 2013, 6:52 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 9, 10 days before the Redskins play the Steelers at FedEx Field. NFL: Alfred’s HR swing OK if done correctly Contrary to earlier reports, Alfred Morris will be able to swing away when he scores a touchdown as long as he does it the…

  2. Draft class of 2011 trying to make its mark

    Aug 8, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT


    The Redskins’ draft class of 2010 has made its mark with Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams and rising star linebacker Perry Riley. The class of ’12 has RG3 and Alfred Morris to brag about. But the class of 2011 is, well, a work in progress. It was a huge class with 12 players drafted…

  3. Rex leads a TD drive

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:41 PM EDT

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    After looking awful in his first few drives, third-string QB Rex Grossman led a nice touchdown drive at the end of the first half of the Redskins’ preseason game in Tennessee. The drive covered 84 yards in 12 plays with Grossman going 5-6 for 67 yards. Roy Helu Jr. got untracked running the ball with…

  4. Redskins run D gets gashed by Titans

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:02 PM EDT


    The Redskins’ defense forced a three and out on the Titans’ first possession but they raised concerns about their rushing defense on their next two drives. On the Titans’ first play after a Washington TD, Chris Johnson rolled 58 yards for a touchdown. There were issues on all three levels of the defense as nose…

  5. Cousins, Redskins cruise to TD

    Aug 8, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

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    The Redskins didn’t get much going on their first possession of their preseason opener but they got things rolling on their second. Kirk Cousins went four for four passing, including a touchdown toss to Fred Davis to cap the seven-play, 54-yard drive. They also were aided by a 15-yard personal foul on Bernard Pollard and…

  6. Morris, Garcon to sit out

    Aug 8, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT

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    Got word from Adam Schefter of ESPN that some Redskins starters besides RG3 will be sitting out. It’s not just no action for RGIII. Redskins will not play RB Alfred Morris, WR Pierre Garcon and OT Trent Williams. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 8, 2013 Not at all surprised by Garcon’s absence, but I thought…

  7. Redskins vs. Titans Game Chat archive

    Aug 8, 2013, 3:54 PM EDT

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    Join me, JP (in Bethesda) and Tarik (in Nashville) for our chat during tonight’s game. We’ll get going at around 7:30 so join in to talk about what’s going on as the Redskins open up their preseason against the Titans. See you then!

  8. Titans’ Munchak: ‘We want to win’

    Aug 8, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT


    Don’t try to tell Titan’s coach Mike Munchak that preseason games are meaningless. He means business. “We want to win,” he said this week. “That’s it. We want to win. I don’t look at it any other way. I’m not going to sit here and say, ‘Well we played so-and-so, that’s why we didn’t win.’…

  9. ESPN special on RG3 out later this month

    Aug 8, 2013, 9:14 AM EDT


    Robert Griffin III will be the subject of an hour-long special on ESPN on August 27. The film, which chronicles Griffin’s rookie season, knee injury, rehab and even part of this year’s training camp, is produced by Gatorade and NFL Films. It was filmed at multiple locations both on and off the field. This 49-second…

  10. Need to Know: Big opportunity for Gettis

    Aug 8, 2013, 5:00 AM EDT

    Adam Gettis

    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 8, the day the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Join us for our game chat It’s been 214 days since the last one so we know that you can’t wait for our game chat tonight. We’ll get going at about 7:30 to…

  11. Need to Know: Secondary of the future on display?

    Aug 7, 2013, 6:21 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 7, one day before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Joins us for our game chat It’s been 213 days since the last one so we know that you can’t wait for our game chat tomorrow. We’ll get going at about 7:30…

  12. Redskins Tuesday practice: RG3 off (sort of)

    Aug 6, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT


    RICHMOND–Here’s a look at today’s practice via the tweets of Tandler and Tarik. Don’t look for RG3’s passing stats because he did not participate in 7 on 7 drills. It was a partial day of for Griffin, who will get three more days off as he will not be playing on Thursday when the Redskins…

  13. Shanahan won’t repeat mistake

    Aug 6, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—The last time that there were questions about the health of the right knee of Robert Griffin III the quarterback told the coach that he could play on it. The coach believed him and let him play. That was seven months ago today during the Redskins’ playoff game against the Seahawks. The result, of course,…

  14. AM walkthrough rained out in RVA

    Aug 6, 2013, 9:29 AM EDT

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    Here is the latest from the Redskins via Twitter: Due to rain, the morning walkthrough session of today’s open practices are CLOSED to the public. #Redskins will practice elsewhere. — Redskins (@Redskins) August 6, 2013 At this point, no change has been made to afternoon practice schedule. Gates will open at 1 PM for 3:20…

  15. Need to Know: Extra duty for Cousins

    Aug 6, 2013, 5:27 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 6, two days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Cousins will pull extra duty in preseason Kirk Cousins is in an odd spot. Since Robert Griffin III is only a partial participant in training camp practices, Cousins is the No. 1…

  16. Practice report: Things get a bit feisty

    Aug 5, 2013, 6:07 PM EDT


    We’re going to try something different today, a look at today’s practice through the tweets of Tandler and Tarik, your Redskins coverage team. Not quite Saturday but another solid crowd here in #RVA #RedskinsTalk — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 5, 2013 Chris Thompson also in pads (a good sign for him). #RedskinsTalk…

  17. Coach RG3?

    Aug 5, 2013, 1:52 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—Robert Griffin III isn’t going to retire any time soon, hopefully not until sometime around the 2030 season. But he may want to have a future as a coach and it looks like he wants to start training for it on Thursday. During his Monday press conference, the rehabbing quarterback was asked how he would…

  18. On Thursday, a glimpse at what could have been

    Aug 5, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins and their fans should get a glimpse of what might have been on Thursday when Jake Locker starts at quarterback for the Titans. Going into the 2011 draft, there was plenty of chatter that Mike Shanahan was enamored with the athletic Locker going back to the quarterback’s sophomore year with the Washington Huskies.…

  19. Need to Know: Redskins, RG3 near next phase

    Aug 5, 2013, 4:55 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 5, three days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Starting the next phase The Redskins are transitioning into the second stage of their training camp. After nine days of practices in a 10-day span and doing nothing but hitting each other…

  20. The Week That Was: What can Davis and Garçon do together?

    Aug 4, 2013, 7:08 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 4, four days before the Redskins play the Titans in their preseason opener. That Was the Week That Was —The Redskins have just three full practices next week and so don’t look for any major changes to what Robert Griffin III does. Mike Shanahan…

  21. Already crowded in Richmond

    Aug 3, 2013, 9:21 PM EDT

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    It’s crowded at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center already and we’re still a ways from the start of the Fan Appreciation Day activities. If you’re planning on coming, be patient. Yeah, it’s already packed. #RedskinsTalk #RedskinsRVA — Rich Tandler (@Rich_TandlerCSN) August 3, 2013 Even the end zone. #RedskinsTalk #RedskinsRVA — Rich…

  22. Practice report: Redskins in full pads

    Aug 3, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—It was Fan Appreciation Day, it was crowded, and it was hot. And they had a lively two-hour practice to wrap up the week in Richmond. —The Redskins practiced in full pads for the first time on Saturday. Under Mike Shanahan the team has usually practices in shorts but with new rules requiring players to…

  23. Need to Know: Will Barnett play special teams?

    Aug 3, 2013, 5:53 AM EDT


    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 3, five days before the Redskins open their preseason against the Titans. Will Barnett play special teams? Usually, backup linebackers play special teams. They are some of the best athletes on the team and have a combination of size and speed that makes the…

  24. 10 Redskins predate Shanahan’s arrival

    Aug 2, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT

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    DeAngelo Hall

    RICHMOND—And now there are ten. The Redskins put out their media release for their first preseason game and in the mountain of information there is a chart that tells you when each current member of the team joined the Redskins and how they came into the league. The chart reveals that we are one away…

  25. Redskins have multiple scenarios at tackle

    Aug 2, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The depth chart at right tackle is perfectly clear. Well, sort of anyway. “You take a look at our tackle situation and I think it is very obvious to everybody who is first, second and third team right now, but there’s a lot of different scenarios that can occur,” Mike Shanahan said this week. So… Archives

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