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  1. Four playoff contending teams in Redskins’ last seven games

    Nov 10, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Redskins offense huddle Texans

    Here is a quick look at the seven games remaining on the Redskins’ schedule. Nov. 16 vs. Bucs (1-8)—The arrival of head coach Lovie Smith made the Bucs a popular dark horse pick for the playoffs but they haven’t come close to living up to that billing. Yesterday Josh McCown came in at quarterback to…

  2. Need to Know: Five things on the Redskins’ to-do list after the bye

    Nov 10, 2014, 4:37 AM EST

    Gruden-sideline-Arizona

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 10, six days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage: Five things the Redskins need to work on this week The Redskins get back from their bye today with what amounts to an extra practice session in…

  3. Need to Know: Five Redskins in the spotlight for the rest of 2014

    Nov 9, 2014, 5:46 AM EST

    Hatcher-vs-Texans

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 9, seven days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage: Five Redskins under the microscope When a team is 3-6, everyone is under pressure. But some are under the microscope more than others. Here are five Redskins…

  4. Need to Know: Five things to look for after the Redskins’ bye

    Nov 8, 2014, 6:07 AM EST

    Jackson-TD-vs-SEA

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 8, eight days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage: Five Redskins questions to be answered after the bye Can Robert Griffin III remove the doubts? This is the big one and plenty of cyber ink has…

  5. Looking ahead: The Redskins’ 2015 depth chart

    Nov 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Redskins-huddle-camp-day-1

    During the Redskins’ bye week we’re taking a look ahead at the 2015 version of the Redskins. We’ve looked at the pending free agents and at the salary cap and what adjustments can be made. Now it’s time to take out the crystal ball and see what the depth chart will look like when they…

  6. Need to Know: If not RG3 behind center for the Redskins in 2015, then who?

    Nov 7, 2014, 4:58 AM EST

    RG3-at-line-vs-Oak

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 7, nine days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five thoughts on the 2015 Redskins I’ve been looking what’s going on with 2015 Redskins free agents and next year’s salary cap. Here are some thoughts on other aspects…

  7. Looking ahead: Redskins 2015 salary cap situation

    Nov 6, 2014, 12:49 PM EST

    Allen-Syder-TB

    Since we have a break for the bye week, we have a chance to take a peek at the landscape surrounding the Redskins in 2015. Yesterday we looked at the pending free agents. Here we see how much money they might have to re-sign the guys they want. The Redskins have a lot of needs…

  8. Griffin will face a mixed bag of pass defenses in Redskins’ last seven games

    Nov 6, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

    RG3-passing-Eagles

    Jay Gruden said, “the jury is still out” on the Redskins quarterback position. The jury, which consists of Gruden, offensive coordinator Sean McVay, general manager Bruce Allen and a few others, will look at the performance of Robert Griffin III over the team’s last seven games. How Griffin performs in those games will go a…

  9. Need to Know: Redskins operating well in passing game

    Nov 6, 2014, 5:02 AM EST

    RG3-McCoy-Cousins

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 6, 10 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Notes and numbers from the first nine weeks We’re at the bye, time to take a look at what the Redskins are doing right and where the need to…

  10. Need to Know: Andre Roberts an upgrade at returner for the Redskins, but is he good enough?

    Nov 5, 2014, 5:05 AM EST

    Andre-Roberts-vs-Patriots

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 5, 11 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five Redskins thoughts and observations: —It seems like we’re all in agreement here. Jay Gruden thinks that the “jury is still out” on Robert Griffin III as the team’s…

  11. Griffin more effective vs. Vikings than in season opener

    Nov 4, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    RG3-passing-vs-Vikings

    What you are looking for in a quarterback like Robert Griffin III is progress. That is usually measured in weeks and months but it also can be tracked from game to game. And it’s safe to say that Griffin did better in his second complete game of the season than he did in his first.…

  12. Need to Know: Gruden grades the Redskins

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:35 AM EST

    Redskins-camp-stretching

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 4, 12 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s news conference. —Gruden thought that the performance of Robert Griffin III was a bit of a mixed bag. “You know, over the course…

  13. Tough talk from Gruden on RG3 reports but will action follow?

    Nov 3, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Gruden-sideline-Arizona

    We don’t yet know if Jay Gruden will be a more successful head coach of the Redskins than Mike Shanahan was. We have a pretty good idea that Gruden will take a more aggressive approach to shooting down negative media reports about the organization in general and about quarterback Robert Griffin III in particular. About…

  14. Need to Know: Redskins vs. Vikings notes and numbers

    Nov 3, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

    Jackson-RG3-TD-Vikings

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 3, 13 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five notes and numbers from Redskins vs. Vikings —The Redskins did pretty well on third down when they had the ball, converting 6 of 13, 46 percent. That’s their…

  15. Need to Know: Five final Redskins-Vikings observations

    Nov 2, 2014, 6:06 AM EST

    Jackson-vs-Texans

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 2, 14 days before the Washington Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedEx Field. Five final Redskins vs. Vikings thoughts —The thing I’ll be looking for right off the bat is to see how long it takes for Robert Griffin III to connect…

  16. Pros, cons, and X factors: Redskins vs. Vikings game prediction

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Kerrigan-vs-Cardinals

    Redskins at Vikings Sunday, 1:00 p.m. FOX Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Washington Redskins as they take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —The Vikings have a solid defense led by…

  17. Need to Know: Will we see Robert or RG3 on Sunday?

    Nov 1, 2014, 6:08 AM EST

    RG3-handoff-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 1, one day before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Robert or RG3? Against the Texans in the season opener, Robert Griffin III looked like a fish out of water in his only full game appearance of the year. Jay…

  18. Need to Know: Redskins Park observations–Hankerson’s status still up in the air

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

    Hankerson-sidelines-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 31, two days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Five thoughts and observations from Redskins Park —The Vikings have both the NFC defensive player of the month for October in Everson Griffen (8 sacks for season, 6 of them…

  19. Starting Griffin this Sunday is the right call

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

    RG3-passing-Eagles

    The decision to start Griffin and end his absence from the lineup after he suffered from a dislocated angle in Week 2, has been widely reported and is expected to be confirmed by Jay Gruden at some point. Some decisions are hard. The one to start Robert Griffin III against the Vikings on Sunday is…

  20. Where are we? The state of the Redskins, Week 9

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

    RG3-passing-Eagles

    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 9 of the NFL season. Record: 3-5 vs. NFC East: 1-2 vs. NFC: 1-4 vs. AFC: 2-1 Home: 2-2 Away: 1-3 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 31-29 Opposition cumulative—wins: 9-15 Opposition cumulative—losses: 22-14 Record of teams remaining on schedule: 30-28 Statistical Rankings Offense (yards/game): 391.9 (5th) Defense (yards/game): 331.0…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden maintains confidence in Alfred Morris

    Oct 30, 2014, 4:59 AM EST

    Morris-vs-Cowboys-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 30, three days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Redskins Park notes and quotes —For the first time this year, all 53 Redskins practiced. Only Trent Williams (knee) and Ryan Clark (ankle, shoulder) were limited. —For what it’s worth,…

  22. Redskins-Cowboys snap count analysis

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Redskins-Cowboys-lines-2

    Here’s a look at who played how much in Week 8 against the Cowboys (snap counts via the NFL). Scroll to the bottom of the page for season to date snap counts for each player. Offense 67 snaps QB/O-line: Chris Chester, Shawn Lauvao, Kory Lichtensteiger, Trent Williams, Tom Compton, Colt McCoy all played 63 Compton…

  23. Need to Know: Redskins’ Gruden–“Our heart is still beating”

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

    Reed-celebrate-Cowboys

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 27, four days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Notes and quotes from Jay Gruden’s press conference Jay Gruden held his day after game news conference via teleconference on Tuesday afternoon. —Hey, those of you who have been saying…

  24. Need to Know: Notes and numbers from Redskins 20, Cowboys 17

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:52 AM EST

    McCoy-vs-Cowboys-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 26, five days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Redskins-Cowboys notes and numbers —The last time the Redskins beat the Cowboys in overtime was on November 2, 1975. Billy Kilmer scored the winning TD on a one-yard quarterback sneak…

  25. Redskins 20, Cowboys 17–First take observations

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:33 AM EST

    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…

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