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  1. Need to Know: 5 final thoughts on Redskins-Seahawks

    Oct 6, 2014, 5:47 AM EST

    Gruden-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 6, six days before the Washington Redskins go to Arizona to play the Cardinals. Redskins-Seahawks—5 final thoughts —The Redskins will need good special teams if they are going to keep this game competitive. And that doesn’t mean simply not screwing anything up as was…

  2. Need to Know: Redskins quick hits–No place like home for Morris

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

    Morris-vs-Texans

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 5, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Redskins quick hits —Alfred Morris loves playing at FedEx Field. In his last 13 home games he has 1,132 yards rushing, an average of 87.1 yards per game. That’s a…

  3. Should the Redskins throw at Seattle’s Legion of Boom?

    Oct 4, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Sherman-vs-Chargers

    Is the best strategy to beat the Seattle Seahawks attacking their strength? Some data suggests that it might be. The conventional wisdom is that it is folly to pass against Seattle’s Legion of Boom defensive backfield with cornerback Richard Sherman roaming one side of the field and safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas in the…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Tight ends may be back to full strength

    Oct 4, 2014, 4:46 AM EST

    Reed-TD-vs-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 4, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Friday Redskins Park notes and quotes —Redskins special teams captain Adam Hayward doesn’t seem to be a big fan of doing more off the field to correct his unit’s issues. It’s…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden calls Lynch ‘an angry runner’

    Oct 3, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

    Lynch-vs-Broncos

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 3, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Thursday Redskins Park notes and quotes —Ryan Clark was asked if Seattle had any weaknesses. He gave a pretty smart answer. “I believe every team has something they’re not good…

  6. Need to Know: Five Redskins vs. Seahawks questions

    Oct 2, 2014, 4:38 AM EST

    Russell-Wilson-scrambling

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 2, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five questions on Redskins vs. Seahawks Can the Redskins hang with Seattle? Looking at their last game, a 45-14 blowout loss to the Giants, who are at best a middling…

  7. Where are we? The state of the Redskins in Week 5

    Oct 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 5 of the NFL season. Record: 1-3 vs. NFC East: 0-2 vs. NFC: 0-2 vs. AFC: 1-1 Home: 1-1 Away: 0-2 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 8-7 Opposition cumulative—wins: 0-3 Opposition cumulative—losses: 8-4 Record of teams remaining on schedule: 25-20 Rankings Offense (yards/game): 415.3 (4th) Defense (yards/game): 324.3 (8th) Passer…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins Park news and notes–Gruden tight lipped on injuries

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

    Gruden-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 1, five days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Redskins Park news and notes The Redskins had a rare Tuesday practice yesterday due to the Thursday game last week and the upcoming Monday night game. Here is some of…

  9. Where do new Redskins Sanford, Crawford fit on the depth chart?

    Sep 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Crawford-vs-Browns

    The Redskins added a veteran safety and a familiar face at cornerback in an attempt to bolster a secondary that in the past two games has allowed 620 yards through the air and seven passing touchdowns. The safety, five-year veteran Jamarca Sanford, was added out of necessity. With Trenton Robinson sidelined for at least a…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins stock up-stock down

    Sep 30, 2014, 4:41 AM EST

    Kerrigan-vs.-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 30, six days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Stock up/stock down Let’s take a look at some Redskins whose seasons appear to be on the upswing and some others who don’t seem to be as valuable as they…

  11. Redskins snap counts vs. Giants–Some garbage-time snaps

    Sep 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    Redskins_Giants_lines

    Here’s a look at who played how much in Week 4 against the Giants (snap counts via the NFL). Scroll to the bottom of the page for season to date snap counts for each player. Offense 55 snaps QB/O-line: Kirk Cousins 55, Chris Chester 55, Kory Lichtensteiger 55, Tyler Polumbus 55, Josh LeRibeus 51, Trent…

  12. Need to Know: Redskins need to increase takeaways

    Sep 29, 2014, 5:16 AM EST

    Sproles-fumble-vs-Redskins

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 29, seven days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five Redskins thoughts and observations As the Redskins begin the last day of their four-day mini bye, here are some long- and short-term thoughts. —I know that Tyler Polumbus is…

  13. Need to Know: 2014 vs. 2013 Redskins by the numbers

    Sep 28, 2014, 5:59 AM EST

    Cousins-at-line-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 28, eight days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. 2013 vs. 2014 by the numbers Let’s look at some average numbers from the 2013 season and compare them to some stats from the first four games of 2014 (with…

  14. Gruden needs to fix Redskins’ culture

    Sep 27, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

    Gruden-headset

    The Redskins’ 45-14 loss to the Giants on Thursday night was painful for everyone—players, coaches, the fans at FedEx Field, the television audience—to go through. But coach Jay Gruden believes that it may have been just what the players and coaches needed. Even though going into the game they were 1-2 on the season and…

  15. Need to Know: The road ahead for the Redskins including some possible roster moves

    Sep 27, 2014, 5:39 AM EST

    Niles-Paul-injured

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 27, nine days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five thoughts on the road ahead for the Redskins —I have a post coming later today about what Jay Gruden faces in trying to turn around the losing culture that…

  16. Need to Know: Redskins vs. Giants by the numbers

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:58 AM EST

    Cousins-line-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 26, 10 days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Looking at the numbers, Redskins vs. Giants 17—The Redskins had just 17 rushing attempts. Unlike the situation during the first three games, it’s hard to really fault the play calling…

  17. Pros, cons, and X factors–Giants at Redskins game prediction

    Sep 25, 2014, 11:18 AM EST

    Cousins-at-line-2

    Giants at Redskins Thursday, 8:25 p.m. CBS/NFL Network Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Redskins as they take on the Giants on Thursday and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —The Redskins went into the season with their fingers…

  18. Need to Know: 5 Redskins vs. Giants questions–Where’s Alfred?

    Sep 25, 2014, 5:08 AM EST

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 25, the day the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five questions about Redskins vs. Giants —Who the heck is Rashad Jennings? The Giants’ running back is 29 years old and he was a seventh-round pick of the Jaguars out of…

  19. Where are we? The state of the Redskins in Week 4

    Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Cousins-passing-vs-Eagles

    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 4 of the NFL season. Statistical rankings won’t be included until several weeks into the season. Record: 1-2 vs. NFC East: 0-1 vs. NFC: 0-1 vs. AFC: 1-1 Home: 1-0 Away: 0-2 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 5-4 Opposition cumulative—wins: 0-3 Opposition cumulative—losses: 5-1 Record of teams remaining…

  20. Need to Know: Tuesday Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden disinterested in stats

    Sep 24, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

    Jay-Gruden-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 24, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Tuesday notes and quotes from Redskins Park —Yeah, it’s a cliché. But Jay Gruden could not have been less interested in the fact that his team is in the top…

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