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  1. Need to Know: Field goal woes for the Redskins

    Nov 23, 2013, 6:54 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 23, two days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five numbers of interest: —The Redskins are on pace to give up 497 points this season (31.1 per game). Only two teams since the merger, the 2008 Detroit Lions (0-16)…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins expect the best out of Morgan, Davis

    Nov 22, 2013, 6:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 22, three days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Many fans and some in the media tend to assume that if a player is benched or otherwise has his playing time…

  3. Need to Know: Redskins’ Hankerson will lose valuable time

    Nov 21, 2013, 5:47 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 21, four days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. Even though Mike Shanahan said that he is a “very long shot” to be activated, Adam Carriker took to the practice field for the…

  4. Need to Know: First look at Redskins-49ers

    Nov 20, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 20, five days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about the Redskins-49ers game: 1. The Redskins and 49ers both have lost their last two games. The similarity in their recent experiences ends there.…

  5. Need to Know: Shanahan speaks of ‘growing pains’ for RG3

    Nov 19, 2013, 6:34 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 19, six days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference, with comments: 1. Shanahan had this to say about the end zone interception that killed the Redskins’ miracle rally possibility: You’d always…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins pile up yards but losses mount, too

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:45 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 18, seven days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francosco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five notes from the Redskins 24-16 loss to the Eagles on Sunday: 1. The Redskins were outscored 7-0 in the first quarter, making their cumulative first-quarter deficit for the season…

  7. Need to Know: Are the Redskins abandoning the run?

    Nov 17, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 17, the day the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Second-half running off slightly Are the Redskins abandoning the run? That seems to be a popular theme among the team’s fans and on talk radio. But such impressions seem to be based on play…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins suffering from slow starts

    Nov 16, 2013, 5:22 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 16, one day before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Five numbers to note: —The Redskins have been outscored by a total of 44 points in the first quarters of their nine games. That means they’re trailing by an average of…

  9. Redskins-Eagles: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 15, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Here are my five keys to Sunday’s Redskins-Eagles game plus a prediction: 1. The Redskins need to contain LeSean McCoy. The other four keys here and all of the other keys and matchups and other analysis you’ll see around the web between now and game time will be rendered useless if McCoy runs wild on…

  10. Kyle: Hankerson’s progress has cut Morgan’s playing time

    Nov 15, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

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    The NFL is often a zero-sum game where one player’s gain must mean another player’s loss. The starkest example of this dynamic is in roster spots. There are 53 of them and each one that is claimed by one man means that the opportunity is lost to another. But sometimes the zero-sum deal is subtler.…

  11. Need to Know: Will the Redskins turn up the pass rush heat?

    Nov 15, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 15, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here from the podium at Redskins Park are five notes and quotes from the head coach and coordinators. 1. When the Redskins were 3-6 last year, Jim Haslett unleashed a variety…

  12. Tandler talks Redskins-Eagles on Redskins Nation

    Nov 14, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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     Tandler talks Redskins-Eagles on Redskins Nation

  13. Open thread: Stopping Shady

    Nov 14, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Someone (sorry, I can’t dig through the comments and find out who) brought up the concept of an open thread, a place for you the readers to comment on whatever you think the topic of conversation should be. Since giving the readers what they want is a good way to get people to read your…

  14. Need to Know: Kerrigan says something has to change

    Nov 14, 2013, 5:42 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 14, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Ryan Kerrigan talked about the inability of the Redskins’ pass rush to get sacks and pressures when they have the lead…

  15. Need to Know: First look at Redskins-Eagles matchup

    Nov 13, 2013, 5:25 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 13, four days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five things you need to know about the Redskins-Eagles matchup: 1. The Eagles would be last in the league in yards allowed if the Dallas Cowboys’ defense wasn’t even…

  16. Redskins fan mailbag: Evaluating the O-line

    Nov 12, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

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    Welcome to this week’s fan mailbag with your questions about the Washington Redskins. Remember you can hit me with a question at any time on Twitter @Rich_TandlerCSN or on the Real Redskins Facebook page. Let’s jump right into your questions: @Rich_TandlerCSN do you think well see changes on the oline this year? — adam (@adam19b)…

  17. Will special teams doom the Redskins?

    Nov 12, 2013, 10:18 AM EDT

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    As anyone who has been even a casual observer of the team this year could tell you, Redskins special teams are not very good. But are they historically bad? One analyst believes they are in the running to be the worst special teams unit ever. Mike Tanier writes about the NFL for Sports on Earth…

  18. Need to Know: Five pivotal moments for the 2013 Redskins

    Nov 12, 2013, 5:26 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 12, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five pivotal moments from the Redskins’ first nine games: 1. Alfred Morris fumbled on his first carry in the opener against the Eagles and Philly recovered. In all of…

  19. Need to Know: Five Redskins who need to step up

    Nov 11, 2013, 5:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 11, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Yesterday, we looked at five Redskins who have exceeded expectations in the 2013 season. Today, it’s five who need to step up if the Redskins are going to make something of…

  20. Need to Know: Five Redskins who have exceeded expectations

    Nov 10, 2013, 6:50 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 10, seven days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage The Redskins will get back to work tomorrow to try to work their way from 3-6 back up to at least respectability if not a playoff berth. Here are five players…

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