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  1. Need to Know: Enemy Intel—Eagles, Giants may go shopping at key positions

    Feb 21, 2016, 5:49 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, February 21, three days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Enemy intel: A spin around the NFC East and more On Sundays we’re going to take a look around at what is going on the NFC East including an angle on the Redskins plus what’s…

  2. Need to Know: Another special teams challenge on tap for the Redskins

    Sep 29, 2015, 5:15 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 29, five days before the Redskins host the Eagles. Five early thoughts on Redskins vs. Eagles QB battle less than thrilling—For one of the few times this year the Redskins could field the better quarterback in a game. Kirk Cousins isn’t exactly tearing up…

  3. Can the Redskins contend for the NFC East title?

    Sep 21, 2015, 8:27 AM EDT


    Can the Redskins contend for the NFC East title? We’re just two games into the season and there is a long, long way to go. But, at this moment, things are shaping up nicely for Washington. Consider the following: —The Cowboys, the defending division champs and current leaders at 2-0, will play for at least…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins should want Cooper, Gurley to land outside of division

    Apr 22, 2015, 6:02 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, April 22, eight days before the Washington Redskins go on the clock at the NFL draft. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins…

  5. Redskins interested spectators as Chip Kelly reshapes his Eagles

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:56 AM EDT


    The Eagles started making news on Tuesday afternoon when word got out that they were going to part ways with cornerback Cary Williams and pass rushers Trent Cole and Brandon Graham. While Philly fans and media were working on figuring out how these starters would be replaced with no obvious candidates to step in on…

  6. Need to Know: The Redskins’ road ahead

    Oct 6, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 6, seven days before the Redskins fact the Cowboys in Dallas. Nickel coverage Of the 12 games remaining on their schedule there are some that the Redskins are likely to lose even if they improve to their 2012 form. And there are some that…

  7. RG3 won’t use rust as an “excuse”

    Sep 10, 2013, 12:43 AM EDT


    Due to the reconstructive surgery to his right knee eight months ago, Robert Griffin III did not play in the preseason and his work in training camp was very limited. He started the season opener against the Eagles and for the early part of the game he looked like a quarterback who needed some more…

  8. Redskins vs. Eagles chat archive

    Sep 9, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

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  9. Prediction: Will more Eagles plays equal more turnovers?

    Sep 9, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT


    Week 1 games are difficult to predict. Without looking it up, I’m sure that I picked the Saints to win comfortably a year ago today as the Redskins went to New Orleans for RG3’s debut. I don’t think I saw them beating the Giants behind Rex Grossman in 2011. Perhaps I called the win over…

  10. Redskins vs. Eagles Minute by Minute blog

    Sep 9, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

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    I’ll be updating this all afternoon with the latest on tonight’s game from FedEx Field. If you have a question or comment, hit me on twitter @Rich_TandlerCSN or post in the comments below.

  11. Need to Know: Both teams in good health

    Sep 6, 2013, 5:38 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 6, three days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. The Eagles’ Cary Williams and Riley Cooper got into a scuffle in practice yesterday. As you can see from the video from, it wasn’t…

  12. Will Eagles’ fast-paced offense wear down their D?

    Sep 5, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT


    Chip Kelly said that he isn’t worried about the fast pace of his new Eagles’ offense to wear down his defense. “It’s always about plays run, depending on how man plays the other team can run and our defense [faces],” he said on a conference all with reporters on Wednesday. “I don’t think we’ve run…

  13. Redskins will need to contain Eagles’ Jackson

    Sep 4, 2013, 9:55 AM EDT


    If there is one player the Redskins’ defense has to worry about on Monday night it’s Eagles’ wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Since he came into the league in 2008, Jackson has been a thorn in the Redskins’ side. He has four touchdowns from scrimmage that covered more than 50 yards. Two of them were on…

  14. Position change, option could neutralize Eagles’ Cole

    Sep 2, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

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    When Chip Kelly took over as the Eagles’ head coach he did one thing that Mike Shanahan did when he took the reigns in Washington. He junked the 4-3 defensive scheme in favor of the 3-4. It is one of those moves that is designed to pay off in the long run but may create…

  15. Need to Know: Preparing for the Eagles

    Aug 16, 2013, 5:51 AM EDT


    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 16, three days before the Redskins host the Steelers at FedEx Field. Redskins studying Oregon to prep for Eagles RICHMOND—Last year the Redskins looked at a lot of film from Baylor games to try to design an offense that would suit their new quarterback,… Archives

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