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

    Oct 13, 2014, 6:21 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Oct 12, 2014, 6:24 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 12, seven days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Five final thoughts on Redskins vs. Cardinals —Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is aggressive. In Week 3 against the 49ers, Arizona had fourth and inches from its own 45 in the…

  3. Where are we? The state of the Redskins, Week 6

    Oct 8, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT


    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 5 of the NFL season. Record: 1-4 vs. NFC East: 0-2 vs. NFC: 0-3 vs. AFC: 1-1 Home: 1-2 Away: 0-2 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 13-11 Opposition cumulative—wins: 0-4 Opposition cumulative—losses: 13-7 Record of teams remaining on schedule: 29-24 Rankings Offense (yards/game): 393.6 (7th) Defense (yards/game): 340.0 (10th) Passer…

  4. The good, the bad, and the ugly from Redskins vs. Seahawks

    Oct 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT


    Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Redskins’ 27-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks: The good —The 60-yard TD bomb from Kirk Cousins to DeSean Jackson—In an odd coverage scheme, Kam Chancellor ended up covering Jackson with Richard Sherman giving deep help. Jackson easily beat the safety off the…

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

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:06 AM EDT


    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…

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

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT


    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…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Shady McCoy says DeSean Jackson will play

    Sep 18, 2014, 4:41 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 18, three days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Notes and quotes from Redskins Park —There was plenty of speculation that safety Akeem Davis would be the player cut to make room for the return of Brandon Meriweather. It…

  8. Need to Know: 5 observations on the Redskins’ 53-man roster

    Sep 1, 2014, 4:48 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 1, six days before the Redskins open their season against the Texans. Nickel coverage Five observations about the Redskins’ 53-man roster: —The waiver claim of Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho makes a lot of sense. It’s hard for a team that’s as needy at safety as…

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

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:26 AM EDT


    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…

  10. Redskins, Patriots walk through final practice

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

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    RICHMOND—The Redskins and Patriots held their third and final joint practice session today. After two lively, hard-hitting sessions, we due for a letdown and we got it. Some of the players wore light pads, some wore no pads at all. They wore helmets but I’m not sure they needed them. The pace was a little…

  11. Need to Know: Redskins camp notes and quotes: Robinson misses out on Gronk

    Aug 5, 2014, 5:50 AM EDT

    Gronkowski camp

    RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 5, two days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage —The Redskins released their depth chart and Santana Moss was the top punt returner with DeSean Jackson second. If Moss and Jackson combine to return as many as five punts…

  12. Redskins training camp report, day 5: Things get chippy

    Jul 28, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins held their fifth full practice of training camp in full pads, football pants and all. Here are my observations: —Lined up to return punts were DeSean Jackson, Lache Seastrunk, Richard Crawford, Nick Williams, Rashad Ross, and Chris Thompson. Crawford, Williams, and Thompson each fumbled a punt. —An open-field tackling drill didn’t last long…

  13. Redskins training camp report, Day 3: First day in pads

    Jul 26, 2014, 1:11 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The weather was a winner again today as practice was held under partly cloudy skies with temperatures that climbed through the 70’s as practice went on. Here are my observations: —They were permitted to wear pads for the first time and most of the players were in shoulder pads, helmets, and shorts. The one exception…

  14. Redskins training camp report, Day 2: Speed back battle heats up

    Jul 25, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins went out for their second day of training camp to much friendlier weather than the rain they encountered on Thursday. Skies were sunny and temperatures were moderate for Richmond in late July. Here are my observations from this morning. —Like yesterday, some players were in shells, others wore no pads at all. The…

  15. Redskins training camp practice report, Day 1: A soggy start

    Jul 24, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT


    RICHMOND—The Redskins went out for their first training camp practice a little late due to a moderate, steady rain that had been falling all morning. Although they did wait a while to start letting fans into the Bon Secours training center, indicating that they might have been considering a change in the practice schedule, nothing…

  16. Will the Redskins throw it deep in 2014?

    Jul 16, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT


    It is doubtful that Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will ever earn a nickname like “The Mad Bomber” or anything similar. But Jay Gruden’s quarterback went deep more than any other quarterback in the NFL last year. According to ESPN, Gruden’s Bengals led the league in passes that traveled 20 yards or more past the line…

  17. Redskins camp countdown: 27 rushing attempts per game

    Jun 26, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT


    We’re counting down to the start of training camp here by looking at some numbers that will be keys to the Redskins’ 2014 season. 27—Rushing plays per game Some are thinking that the Redskins could become a pass-happy bunch in 2014. They poured a lot of draft resources into Robert Griffin III and he needs…

  18. Need to Know: 5 reasons for the Redskins to be optimistic about the 2014 season

    Jun 22, 2014, 6:02 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 22, 32 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage After their 3-13 debacle in 2013 the Redskins got a new coach and some new key players, giving them some reasons to be optimistic about their prospects for 2014. Here are five reasons…

  19. Redskins’ Jackson still a topic of discussion around the Eagles

    Jun 20, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT


    Almost three months after the Eagles released him it appears that DeSean Jackson is still living rent free inside the collective heads of his old team. The topic of the talent wide receiver, who signed with the Redskins within days after the Eagles let him go, came up recently when running back LeSean McCoy said…

  20. Need to Know: The 5 biggest events of the Redskins’ offseason

    Jun 20, 2014, 4:52 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, June 20, 34 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage The Redskins offseason program ended yesterday with their final minicamp practice. Here are the five most important events that have happened during the offseason. —Mike Shanahan fired—Shanahan’s team pulled out a playoff spot…

  21. Redskins minicamp report: Temperatures and tempers rise

    Jun 17, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT


    Here are some practice notes from a steamy first day of minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. — —Robert Griffin III was on the same page with most of his receivers. He rolled out and launched one deep to DeSean Jackson for a big gain. It must be noted that Courtney Bridges was the…

  22. Need to Know: 5 players to watch during Redskins minicamp

    Jun 17, 2014, 4:39 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, June 17, 37 days before the Redskins start training camp. Nickel coverage Minicamp really isn’t that much more than OTAs except that attendance is mandatory and, by league rule, the media can attend all of the sessions. Here is who I will be keeping an…

  23. Redskins OTA observations: RG3 sharper than last week

    Jun 11, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT


    There are my observations from Wednesday’s OTA practice at Redskins Park. 11:15—Brian Baker is teaching the outside linebackers the best route to the quarterback. He has it painted on the grass, an arc that goes from the offensive tackle to the quarterback (as you can see in the picture to the right). There was one…

  24. Need to Know: 5 Redskins to watch during today’s OTA

    Jun 11, 2014, 5:05 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, June 11, six days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage Five players I’ll be watching during today’s final OTA session at Redskins Park. Robert Griffin III—He was a little bit off last week and he threw an interception that appeared to be intended…

  25. Need to Know: 5 thoughts on the state of the Redskins after Week 2 of OTAs

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:25 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, June 8, nine days before the start of Redskins minicamp. Nickel coverage With Week 2 of OTAs is in the books and here are five thoughts on the state of the Redskins. —The Redskins carried eight offensive linemen last season—the five starters, swing tackle Tom… Archives

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