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  1. Which of the three Redskins QB’s has performed the best this year?

    Dec 12, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

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    Redskins coach Jay Gruden has three quarterbacks to choose from to start his team’s Week 15 game against the Giants, assuming that Colt McCoy is healthy enough to be an option. It appears that Gruden is going to go with McCoy if his sprained neck allows him to do so, with Robert Griffin III being…

  2. Need to Know: An in-season QB competition for the Redskins?

    Dec 11, 2014, 5:34 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 11, three days before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out–A QB competition? 1. I’ve seen a lot of tweets about who the Redskins’ starting quarterback against the Giants will be floating around out there.…

  3. Need to Know: Redskins get back to work with QB situation up in the air

    Dec 10, 2014, 5:08 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, December 10, four days before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out–Redskins back to work 1. The Redskins get back to work today preparing for the Giants. Wednesday is usually the day that the starting quarterback…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins’ QB situation in disarray

    Dec 9, 2014, 5:04 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 9, five days before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out–All options on the table 1. I’m glad that Jeff Fisher enjoyed sending out the six players the Rams obtained in the Robert Griffin III…

  5. Need to Know: All three phases a mess in Redskins’ shutout loss to Rams

    Dec 8, 2014, 5:33 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 8, six days before the Washington Redskins go to the Meadowlands to play the New York Giants. Three and out 1. Colt McCoy had a day like a few that Robert Griffin III has had this year. His numbers weren’t all that bad with…

  6. Need to Know: Will McCoy be a Redskin in 2015?

    Dec 4, 2014, 5:01 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 4, three days before the Washington Redskins play the St. Louis Rams at FedEx Field. Three and out 1. It’s still kind of hard to believe that we’re talking about Colt McCoy starting at quarterback for the Redskins in Week 14 with both Robert…

  7. Need to Know: RG3 benched–The beginning of the end? Or the end of the beginning?

    Nov 26, 2014, 6:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 26, four days before the Washington Redskins travel to Indianapolis to play the Colts. RG3 benched —In case you missed the news, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported late last night that the Redskins will bench Robert Griffin III and start Colt McCoy at quarterback…

  8. Need to Know: Redskins’ past good luck on fumbles is turning bad

    Nov 14, 2014, 5:07 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 14, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five Redskins thoughts and observations —Turnovers are the talk of Redskins Park this week. Jay Gruden said Wednesday and again on Thursday that they are emphasizing both sides of…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins among NFL’s more pass happy teams

    Oct 26, 2014, 6:44 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 27, one day before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Sunday morning Redskins thoughts and observations —The Redskins are in the top 10 in the NFL in both yards gained (6th) and yards allowed (7th). Only…

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

    Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 19, 2014, 6:14 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 16, 2014, 8:52 AM EST

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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…

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

    Oct 15, 2014, 4:47 AM EST

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    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,…

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

    Oct 14, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 13, 2014, 1:21 PM EST

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    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,…

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

    Oct 13, 2014, 6:21 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 9, 2014, 5:15 AM EST

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    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.…

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

    Oct 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 6, 2014, 5:47 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 5, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 3, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 2, 2014, 4:38 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Sep 27, 2014, 5:39 AM EST

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    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…

  25. Need to Know: Redskins vs. Giants by the numbers

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:58 AM EST

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    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…

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