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  1. Good start and finish for Redskins’ McCoy but issues in between

    Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    McCoy sacked vs Titans

    Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy is getting kudos for first providing a spark to the Redskins offense in the second half by throwng a 70-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garçon to erase a halftime deficit and then engineering a 10-play drive in the last minutes of the game to set up the game-winning field goal. His…

  2. 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…

  3. Redskins’ Gruden doesn’t rule out QB switch to McCoy

    Oct 16, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT

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    On Monday, Redskins coach Jay Gruden had a very simple answer when he was asked if he was considering turning to third-string quarterback Colt McCoy in light of backup QB Kirk Cousins struggles. “No. We’re going to go with Kirk again,” he said. Gruden then launched into some details of the three interceptions that Cousins…

  4. 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,…

  5. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden says no to McCoy for Cousins

    Oct 14, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT

    Colt-McCoy-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 14, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s Monday press conference Injury update —CB David Amerson will undergo concussion testing today. The results of that will determine his practice status on Wednesday…

  6. Will the Redskins put RG3’s return on the fast track?

    Oct 13, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

    RG3-Cousins-sideline

    As the Redskins suffered their fourth straight loss and while Kirk Cousins threw multiple interceptions in a quarter for the second time in three games, Robert Griffin III watched from the sideline. Griffin, who has been sidelined since suffering a dislocated ankle in the first quarter of the second game of the season against Jacksonville,…

  7. 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…

  8. Pros, cons, and X factors–Redskins vs. Cardinals game prediction

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Cousins-passing-vs-Eagles

    Redskins at Cardinals Sunday, 4:25 p.m. FOX Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Redskins as they take on the Cardinals on Sunday and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd make up one of the…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden’s ‘dream scenario’ nears

    Oct 9, 2014, 5:15 AM EDT

    Jordan-Reed-vs.-Bears

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 9, three days before the Washington Redskins go to Arizona to play the Cardinals. Redskins Park notes and quotes —Kirk Cousins did lot of dink and dunk passing in the early going of the Seattle game before launching a 60-yard bomb to DeSean Jackson.…

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

    Oct 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Cousins-vs-SEA

    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…

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

    Oct 6, 2014, 5:47 AM EDT

    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…

  12. 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…

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

    Oct 3, 2014, 4:49 AM EDT

    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…

  14. 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…

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

    Sep 27, 2014, 5:39 AM EDT

    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 EDT

    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. 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…

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

    Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    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…

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

    Sep 24, 2014, 4:48 AM EDT

    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…

  20. 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.…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins-Eagles game notes including racking up the yards

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:12 AM EDT

    Cousins-passing-vs-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 22, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five game notes from Redskins vs. Eagles As you will note, they are all on offense. —Kirk Cousins passed for 427 yards. That was a career high and the fourth-most…

  22. Need to Know: Five final thoughts on Redskins vs. Eagles

    Sep 21, 2014, 4:57 AM EDT

    Keenan-Robinson-vs-Jags

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 21, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Giants on Thursday night football. Five final thoughts on Eagles vs. Redskins —The Eagles’ wide receiver corps is not off to a great start. The top two wideouts, Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper, have combined…

  23. Need to Know: What they’re saying about the Redskins–Bullish on Cousins

    Sep 20, 2014, 6:15 AM EDT

    Cousins-vs-Jags-3

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 20, one day before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. What they’re saying about the Redskins Here is a look around the Interwebs at what they’re saying about the Redskins. Spoiler—many are bullish on Kirk Cousins. NFL.com has this to…

  24. 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…

  25. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Gruden gets Cousins’ head spinning

    Sep 19, 2014, 4:52 AM EDT

    Cousins-camp

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 19, two days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Notes and quotes from Redskins Park —Eagles coach Chip Kelly has a lot of different types of screens in the Eagles’ offense. But to Jim Haslett, the effectiveness of the…

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