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  1. 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.…

  2. Need to Know: Gruden grades the Redskins

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:35 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Nov 3, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Nov 3, 2014, 4:50 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Nov 2, 2014, 6:06 AM EST

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    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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

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

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

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    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…

  9. 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…

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

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 30, 2014, 4:59 AM EST

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    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,…

  12. Redskins-Cowboys snap count analysis

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:48 AM EST

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    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…

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

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:52 AM EST

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    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…

  15. Redskins 20, Cowboys 17–First take observations

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:33 AM EST

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    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…

  16. Pros, cons, and X factors: Redskins at Cowboys game prediction

    Oct 27, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    DeSean-Jackson-vs-Cardinals

    Redskins at Cowboys Monday, 8:30 p.m. ESPN Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Washington Redskins as they take on the Dallas Cowboys on tonight and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —Tony Romo is having a career revival year.…

  17. Need to Know: Five final Redskins-Cowboys thoughts

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:03 AM EST

    Morris-vs-Cowboys-2

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 27, six days before the Washington Redskins travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. Five final Redskins-Cowboys —When trying to assess the Redskins chances of winning a game like the one they are playing tonight I like to look back and see the last…

  18. 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…

  19. Need to Know: No further changes on Redskins offensive line appear imminent

    Oct 25, 2014, 5:21 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 25, two days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Redskins Park notes and quotes —There are doors being left open all over the place but it is certain that Colt McCoy will start at quarterback…

  20. Need to Know: Gruden tries to fuel Redskins-Cowboys rivalry

    Oct 24, 2014, 4:46 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 24, three days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Redskins Park notes and quotes from Thursday —Quarterback status is the same as yesterday. Jay Gruden is not closing the door to Robert Griffin III starting…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–McCoy wouldn’t trade his past experiences

    Oct 23, 2014, 4:49 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 23, four days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Redskins Park notes and quotes from Wednesday —What’s my take on the quarterback situation? I think that Robert Griffin III wants to play badly but Jay…

  22. Where are we? The state of the Redskins, Week 8

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Kerrigan-vs-Jags-2

    Here is where the Redskins stand in Week 8 of the NFL season. Record: 2-5 vs. NFC East: 0-2 vs. NFC: 0-4 vs. AFC: 2-1 Home: 2-2 Away: 0-3 Opposition cumulative record (all games played): 22-24 Opposition cumulative—wins: 3-11 Opposition cumulative—losses: 19-13 Record of teams remaining on schedule: 34-26 Rankings Offense (yards/game): 389.4 (5th) Defense (yards/game): 321.9 (7th)…

  23. Need to Know: 5 Redskins vs. Cowboys questions–Who will cover Dez?

    Oct 22, 2014, 4:21 AM EST

    Dez-Bryant-vs-Houston

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 22, five days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Five Redskins vs. Cowboys questions Can Colt McCoy game manage the team to a win? The Cowboys are defying the odds by boasting a 6-1 record…

  24. Redskins snap count analysis vs. Titans

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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    Here’s a look at who played how much in Week 7 against the Titans (snap counts via the NFL). Scroll to the bottom of the page for season to date snap counts for each player. Offense 63 snaps QB/O-line: Chris Chester, Shawn Lauvao, Kory Lichtensteiger, Trent Williams all played 63, Kirk Cousins 33, Colt McCoy…

  25. Need to Know: Five Redskins observations–Run game needs to improve, including Morris

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:10 AM EST

    Morris-stopped-vs-Browns

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 21, six days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Five Redskins thoughts and observations —There is a buzz out there on talk radio and Twitter that the Redskins defense is better off without Brian Orakpo.…

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