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  1. Redskins 20, Cowboys 17–First take observations

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:33 AM EDT

    McCoy-vs.-Cowboys

    Here are some quick-hit observations on the Redskins’ 20-17 overtime win over the Cowboys. —Bashaud Breeland is a playmaker. In the first half he knocked down a deep Romo pass intended for Terrence Williams and forced a fumble out of DeMarco Murray after he had taken a pass down in side the Redskins 15. In the…

  2. Need to Know: Five final Redskins-Cowboys thoughts

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:03 AM EDT

    Morris-vs-Cowboys-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 27, six days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Five final Redskins-Cowboys —When trying to assess the Redskins chances of winning a game like the one they are playing tonight I like to look back and see the last…

  3. Need to Know: Five final Redskins-Titans thoughts

    Oct 19, 2014, 6:14 AM EDT

    Kerrigan-vs-Cardinals

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 19, eight days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Five final thoughts on Redskins-Titans —There has been some talk this week about Colt McCoy at quarterback and it’s not all a media creation. Jay Gruden…

  4. Need to Know: Fewer touches to go around for Redskins’ offense

    Oct 17, 2014, 5:13 AM EDT

    Garcon-vs-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 17, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Five observations on the Redskins —I get asked about the “mood” of the Redskins or the “tone” of the locker room and I have to say that it’s tough to…

  5. Need to Know: Early Redskins vs. Titans thoughts–Finally, a big day for Morris?

    Oct 15, 2014, 4:47 AM EDT

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 15, four days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Five early thoughts Redskins vs. Titans —Once again, the Redskins’ upcoming opponent has a quarterback controversy. Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said on Monday that he didn’t know if Jake Locker,…

  6. Need to Know: Redskins notes and numbers–Another big play TD for Jackson

    Oct 13, 2014, 6:21 AM EDT

    DeSean-Jackson-vs-Cardinals

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 13, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Redskins-Cardinals notes and numbers —DeSean Jackson had a 64-yard touchdown reception. He passed teammate Santana Moss for sole possession of the 10th-most total touchdowns of 50 yards or more in…

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

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:06 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Oct 2, 2014, 4:38 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Oct 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    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…

  10. Need to Know: Redskins need to increase takeaways

    Sep 29, 2014, 5:16 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Sep 25, 2014, 5:08 AM EDT

    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…

  12. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden says comebacks wins will come for Cousins

    Sep 23, 2014, 5:21 AM EDT

    Cousins-line-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 23, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s new conference —Yesterday I took a look at the Redskins’ run-pass ratio. Gruden explained the pass-heavy play selection this way: “They played well.…

  13. Pros, cons, and X factors–Redskins at Eagles game prediction

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

    mccoy-jumping

    Redskins at Eagles Sunday, 1:00 p.m. FOX Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Redskins as they take on the Eagles on Sunday and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —The Eagles already had arguably the best running back in…

  14. Where are we? The state of the Redskins after Week 2

    Sep 17, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

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

  15. Need to Know: Notes from Redskins’ win over Jaguars–Alfred Morris gets to 3K

    Sep 15, 2014, 5:28 AM EDT

    Alfred-Morris-vs-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 15, six days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Nickel coverage Five game notes and observations on the Redskins’ 41-10 win over the Jaguars on Sunday: —The Redskins’ 31-point margin of victory was their largest since Oct. 7, 2007,…

  16. Need to Know: Five final thoughts on Redskins-Jaguars

    Sep 14, 2014, 5:15 AM EDT

    Morris-vs-Texans

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 14, the day the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Final thoughts on Redskins-Jaguars —Jim Haslett said the Redskins will be OK with five defensive linemen active and so did Jay Gruden. I’m not so sure I believe them, especially when…

  17. Where are we? The state of the Redskins after Week 1

    Sep 10, 2014, 10:58 AM EDT

    Morris-vs-Texans

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

  18. Need to Know: 5 questions about Redskins-Jaguars–Looking for takeaways

    Sep 10, 2014, 4:46 AM EDT

    Kerrigan vs Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 10, four days before the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Nickel coverage Here are five questions about the Redskins’ home opener against the Jaguars on Sunday. —Can Robert Griffin III keep up what he had going in the second half…

  19. Need to Know: Redskins-Texans notes and observations–Should Morris have carried more?

    Sep 8, 2014, 4:52 AM EDT

    Morris-vs-Texans

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 8, six days before the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars. Nickel coverage Here are five notes and observations from the Redskins’ 17-6 loss to the Texans. —Pierre Garçon had 10 receptions, the second time in his career that he has…

  20. Need to Know: 5 things we’ve learned about the 2014 Redskins

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:26 AM EDT

    Morris-running-camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 29, one day before the Redskins cut their roster to 53. Nickel coverage The offseason is finally over. The Redskins are going to cut their roster to 53 by 4 p.m. tomorrow, establish their practice squad Sunday, and get to work on Monday. Jay…

  21. Need to Know: Notes from Browns vs. Redskins–Power rushing game needs work

    Aug 19, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Morris-stopped-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 19, four days before the Redskins play their third preseason game against the Ravens. Nickel coverage Five notes from last night’s preseason game against Cleveland: –It was a bumpy performance by Robert Griffin III, literally and figuratively. He has some very good throws, including…

  22. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden impressed with Morris

    Aug 15, 2014, 4:48 AM EDT

    Morris-running-camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 15, three days before the Redskins host the Browns on preseason Monday night football. Nickel coverage —With Johnny Manziel coming to town and likely to play a half (either the first or second) against the Redskins, Robert Griffin III was asked if he knew…

  23. Need to Know: The five best players at Redskins training camp

    Aug 14, 2014, 4:49 AM EDT

    Keenan Robinson camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 14, four days before the Redskins host the Browns on preseason Monday night football. Nickel coverage The Redskins have packed up and left Richmond. Here are the five players I thought had the best training camps: Keenan Robinson—He hasn’t started a game at inside…

  24. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes, Day 7–Continuity in the running game

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:01 AM EDT

    Redskins-huddle-offense-camp

    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 1, six days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 7 of Redskins training camp. —Yesterday we touched on Alfred Morris possibly catching some more passes. But catching more passes means being in the…

  25. Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes Day 6–More receptions for Morris?

    Jul 31, 2014, 5:23 AM EDT

    Morris-running--vs-Eagles

    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, July 31, seven days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 6 of Redskins training camp. —The 2011 CBA brought about training camp walkthroughs. Since moving training camp to Richmond, the Redskins have opened them…

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