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  1. Skins vs Browns live blog from FedEx press box

    Oct 18, 2008, 11:36 AM EDT

    It’s home rules for this week’s live blog as the Redskins take on the Browns at FedEx Field. I’ll be updating the blog right here quarter by quarter. You can leave your comments in the posts. I’ll get them and, if warranted, pass them along and comment on them. I’ll also give any necessary flash…

  2. Flashback Friday—Skins stars debut vs. Browns

    Oct 17, 2008, 9:00 AM EDT

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    During the offseason leading up to the 1964 season, the Washington Redskins were quite busy adding high-caliber talent to the team. How good? Hall of Fame good. That year, the Redskins drafted wide receiver Charley Taylor and safety Paul Krause and traded for quarterback Sonny Jurgensen and linebacker Sam Huff. Taylor retired as the leading…

  3. Flashback Friday—Skins stars debut vs. Browns

    Oct 17, 2008, 5:00 AM EDT

    During the offseason leading up to the 1964 season, the Washington Redskins were quite busy adding high-caliber talent to the team. How good? Hall of Fame good. That year, the Redskins drafted wide receiver Charley Taylor and safety Paul Krause and traded for quarterback Sonny Jurgensen and linebacker Sam Huff. Taylor retired as the leading…

  4. Sally’s sorry, Jerruh’s gutless

    Oct 17, 2008, 12:50 AM EDT

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    I’m certainly one to bust on the media when they get it wrong, so I’m stepping up here to send out kudos to a couple of writers who got it right. One, shockingly, is Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post. After the Redskins’ opener, she couldn’t wait to bash Jim Zorn and the rest of…

  5. Thursday Injury Report

    Oct 16, 2008, 10:46 PM EDT

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    Here’s the Thursday injury report from Redskins Park. Each players’ status for the game (doubtful, questionable, probable) will be determined and posted on Friday. Out Pos. Player Injury RB Ladell Betts knee Did Not Participate in Practice Pos. Player Injury RB Clinton Portis hip T Chris Samuels ankle S Chris Horton ankle CB Carlos Rogers…

  6. Sally’s sorry, Jerruh’s gutless

    Oct 16, 2008, 8:50 PM EDT

    I’m certainly one to bust on the media when they get it wrong, so I’m stepping up here to send out kudos to a couple of writers who got it right. One, shockingly, is Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post. After the Redskins’ opener, she couldn’t wait to bash Jim Zorn and the rest of…

  7. Thursday Injury Report

    Oct 16, 2008, 6:46 PM EDT

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    Here’s the Thursday injury report from Redskins Park. Each players’ status for the game (doubtful, questionable, probable) will be determined and posted on Friday. Out Pos. Player Injury RB Ladell Betts knee Did Not Participate in Practice Pos. Player Injury RB Clinton Portis hip T Chris Samuels ankle S Chris Horton ankle CB Carlos Rogers…

  8. Browns won’t sneak up on Redskins

    Oct 16, 2008, 11:01 AM EDT

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    There is no question that the Washington Redskins will be ready when the Cleveland Browns come to town on Sunday. After being ambushed by the St. Louis Rams in what was supposed to be a cakewalk to a 7-1 record at midseason, the Redskins will be sure that the Browns do not sneak up on…

  9. Browns won’t sneak up on Redskins

    Oct 16, 2008, 7:01 AM EDT

    There is no question that the Washington Redskins will be ready when the Cleveland Browns come to town on Sunday. After being ambushed by the St. Louis Rams in what was supposed to be a cakewalk to a 7-1 record at midseason, the Redskins will be sure that the Browns do not sneak up on…

  10. Comings and goings in Ashburn

    Oct 15, 2008, 11:33 AM EDT

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    After going for six weeks with no roster moves, the Washington Redskins made three of them on Tuesday. Here’s who’s in, who’s out, and what it means. Punter Ryan Plackemeier in, punter Durant Brooks out—The Redskins were as patient as they could be with Brooks but they just couldn’t afford to wait for him to…

  11. Comings and goings in Ashburn

    Oct 15, 2008, 7:33 AM EDT

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    After going for six weeks with no roster moves, the Washington Redskins made three of them on Tuesday. Here’s who’s in, who’s out, and what it means. Punter Ryan Plackemeier in, punter Durant Brooks out—The Redskins were as patient as they could be with Brooks but they just couldn’t afford to wait for him to…

  12. Betts out for a month?

    Oct 14, 2008, 5:08 PM EDT

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    Ladell Betts may miss more time that we originally thought. According to Jason LaCanfora, Betts came very close to suffering a season-ending knee injury last Sunday and that he may not be back until after the bye week. If that’s the case, it makes sense of the Redskins’ decision to bring in Shaun Alexander for…

  13. Tuesday Take: NFC East all shook up

    Oct 14, 2008, 2:45 PM EDT

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    Just when the “experts” think they know everything, it turns out that they didn’t know nearly as much as they thought they did. –Redskins on a roll and the winless Rams have no chance? The turnover bug bites Washington and St. Louis steals a 19-17 win. –The Cowboys are a lock for the Super Bowl?…

  14. Betts out for a month?

    Oct 14, 2008, 1:08 PM EDT

    Ladell Betts may miss more time that we originally thought. According to Jason LaCanfora, Betts came very close to suffering a season-ending knee injury last Sunday and that he may not be back until after the bye week. If that’s the case, it makes sense of the Redskins’ decision to bring in Shaun Alexander for…

  15. Tuesday Take: NFC East all shook up

    Oct 14, 2008, 10:45 AM EDT

    Just when the “experts” think they know everything, it turns out that they didn’t know nearly as much as they thought they did. –Redskins on a roll and the winless Rams have no chance? The turnover bug bites Washington and St. Louis steals a 19-17 win. –The Cowboys are a lock for the Super Bowl?…

  16. Former MVP to Skins?

    Oct 13, 2008, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Both ESPN and the NFL Network are reporting that running back Shaun Alexander, who was the NFL MVP in 2005 while playing for the Seattle Seahawks, is coming to Redskins Park for a visit. According to Adam Schefter of the NFLN, his signing with the Redskins is inevitable if he passes a physical. Of course,…

  17. Former MVP to Skins?

    Oct 13, 2008, 7:51 PM EDT

    Both ESPN and the NFL Network are reporting that running back Shaun Alexander, who was the NFL MVP in 2005 while playing for the Seattle Seahawks, is coming to Redskins Park for a visit. According to Adam Schefter of the NFLN, his signing with the Redskins is inevitable if he passes a physical. Of course,…

  18. Look no further than the turnovers

    Oct 13, 2008, 10:54 AM EDT

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    You can talk about the focus and penalties and communication problems and the failure of the fourth cornerback to adjust to a pass in the air. And, yes, all of those were factors in the Washington Redskins’ loss to the Rams on Sunday. But the simple fact of the matter is that the three turnovers,…

  19. Look no further than the turnovers

    Oct 13, 2008, 6:54 AM EDT

    You can talk about the focus and penalties and communication problems and the failure of the fourth cornerback to adjust to a pass in the air. And, yes, all of those were factors in the Washington Redskins’ loss to the Rams on Sunday. But the simple fact of the matter is that the three turnovers,…

  20. Redskins vs Rams 4th quarter

    Oct 12, 2008, 8:10 PM EDT

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    14:00—Zorn has not abandoned the run and it is serving the team well as Portis is banging for some good yardage and a 23-yard pass to Randle El off of play action has the Redskins on the move. We’ve seen this before, though, and they have to finish the drive. 12:41—And a first-down false start…

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