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  1. Need to Know: Redskins’ Hankerson will lose valuable time

    Nov 21, 2013, 5:47 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 21, four days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park 1. Even though Mike Shanahan said that he is a “very long shot” to be activated, Adam Carriker took to the practice field for the…

  2. Need to Know: Shanahan speaks of ‘growing pains’ for RG3

    Nov 19, 2013, 6:34 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 19, six days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference, with comments: 1. Shanahan had this to say about the end zone interception that killed the Redskins’ miracle rally possibility: You’d always…

  3. Need to Know: Redskins pile up yards but losses mount, too

    Nov 18, 2013, 5:45 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 18, seven days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francosco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five notes from the Redskins 24-16 loss to the Eagles on Sunday: 1. The Redskins were outscored 7-0 in the first quarter, making their cumulative first-quarter deficit for the season…

  4. Need to Know: Will the Redskins turn up the pass rush heat?

    Nov 15, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 15, two days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here from the podium at Redskins Park are five notes and quotes from the head coach and coordinators. 1. When the Redskins were 3-6 last year, Jim Haslett unleashed a variety…

  5. Need to Know: Kerrigan says something has to change

    Nov 14, 2013, 5:42 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 14, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1. Ryan Kerrigan talked about the inability of the Redskins’ pass rush to get sacks and pressures when they have the lead…

  6. Redskins fan mailbag: Evaluating the O-line

    Nov 12, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT

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    Welcome to this week’s fan mailbag with your questions about the Washington Redskins. Remember you can hit me with a question at any time on Twitter @Rich_TandlerCSN or on the Real Redskins Facebook page. Let’s jump right into your questions: @Rich_TandlerCSN do you think well see changes on the oline this year? — adam (@adam19b)…

  7. Need to Know: Five pivotal moments for the 2013 Redskins

    Nov 12, 2013, 5:26 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, November 12, five days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five pivotal moments from the Redskins’ first nine games: 1. Alfred Morris fumbled on his first carry in the opener against the Eagles and Philly recovered. In all of…

  8. Need to Know: Five Redskins who need to step up

    Nov 11, 2013, 5:27 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 11, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Yesterday, we looked at five Redskins who have exceeded expectations in the 2013 season. Today, it’s five who need to step up if the Redskins are going to make something of…

  9. Need to Know: Alfred Morris ahead of 2012 rushing pace

    Nov 9, 2013, 6:42 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 9, eight days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Five Redskins numbers of interest 825—After nine games, Alfred Morris now has 825 yards rushing. That puts him ahead of his pace last year when he had 793 yards through nine…

  10. Griffin starts hot but Redskins can’t score on final drive

    Nov 8, 2013, 12:23 AM EDT

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    Robert Griffin III and the Redskins started hot and finished hot. But in between they didn’t have enough offense or defense to keep the Minnesota Vikings from getting their second win of the season. Trailing by 34-27 with 3:30 to play, the Redskins embarked on a desperation drive that got them a first and goal…

  11. Redskins-Vikings: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 7, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Here are five keys to the Washington Redskins-Minnesota Vikings game plus a prediction. 1. The Redskins are on the road playing against a 1-7 team in a building that can get very loud if the home team is doing well but can get very quiet if the Vikings are down. It would seem to be…

  12. Need to Know: Redskins have contained Peterson

    Nov 6, 2013, 5:28 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 6, one day before the Washington Redskins visit the Minnesota Vikings. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from the Redskins locker room: 1. David Amerson may have saved the Redskins season by knocking running back David Woodhead out of bounds just short of the…

  13. Monday six pack: Redskins’ Amerson comes through with big plays

    Nov 4, 2013, 11:48 AM EDT

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    Here are some of my observations from the Washington Redskins’ 30-24 overtime win over the Chargers: 1. Pierre Garçon was good and very valuable last year but we didn’t see the acrobatic, jaw-dropping catches he made in Indianapolis. Now, we have. Last week in Denver he made a lunging, one-handed grab of a Robert Griffin…

  14. Griffin bounces back in Redskins’ OT win

    Nov 3, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT

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    “When you’re bad, you have to get good.” That’s what Robert Griffin III said when talking about some issues the Washington Redskins had with some early drives in their 30-24 overtime win over the San Diego Chargers. But he could have been talking about the 2013 Redskins as a whole. Griffin and the Redskins aren’t…

  15. Need to Know: Was tumultuous week a distraction for the Redskins?

    Nov 3, 2013, 6:25 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 3, the day the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Potential distractions abound but players should have no excuse It was one of those weeks at Redskins Park. It started with a loss to the Broncos that may have been closer than the…

  16. Need to Know: Health not an issue for the Redskins

    Nov 2, 2013, 6:29 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 2, one day before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. The Redskins certainly can’t complain about their health. They did list nine players on their injury report on Friday but only one,…

  17. Redskins-Chargers: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 1, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT

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    Five keys to the Redskins-Chargers game plus a prediction. 1. The Chargers are 23rd in the league in total defense but they are ninth in points allowed. That can often indicate a team that’s good taking the ball away. That’s not the case here as San Diego has just four takeaways all year, the fewest…

  18. Kyle Shanahan downplays QB pressure vs. Denver

    Nov 1, 2013, 12:41 PM EDT

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    No question about it, the Broncos battered Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III during the course of their game last Sunday. When asked about the play of his offensive line, Kyle Shanahan somewhat downplayed the issues. “I think that game versus Denver looked pretty much like every game does versus Denver – especially with 58 [linebacker…

  19. Need to Know: Will Hall cover Chargers’ Gates?

    Nov 1, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 1, two days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Jim Haslett was asked if DeAngelo Hall would be covering Chargers tight end Antonio Gates any on Sunday. His answer was somewhat…

  20. Need to Know: RG3 chooses to remain positive

    Oct 31, 2013, 4:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 31, three days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Wide receiver Josh Morgan played just 19 of the Redskins’ 71 offensive snaps against the Broncos. He’s a bit mystified as to…

  21. Need to Know: Redskins still searching for that complete game

    Oct 29, 2013, 6:23 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 29, five days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five items from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1. Did the lack of offseason reps hurt Robert Griffin III’s game this year? It seems pretty obvious that an offseason spent…

  22. Need to Know: Morris’ workload getting lighter

    Oct 28, 2013, 5:28 AM EDT

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    DENVER–Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 28, six days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes from the Redskins’ 45-21 loss to the Broncos 1. The Redskins’ defense forced four turnovers, all of them charged to Peyton Manning (three interceptions, one lost fumble). The…

  23. Griffin’s rocky day ends early but he says knee feels fine

    Oct 27, 2013, 9:57 PM EDT

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    DENVER–It was all there for the Washington Redskins. They had a 21-7 lead on the road in Denver. They had bottled up Peyton Manning and company since the Broncos’ first possession. They had turned over Manning on consecutive possessions and turned both into TDs. The crowd at Sports Authority Field was stunned. But the Broncos…

  24. Need to Know: High-scoring performances tough for Redskins to repeat

    Oct 27, 2013, 7:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, October 27, the day the Washington Redskins play the Broncos in Denver. Don’t look for momentum to help Redskins The Redskins scored 45 points against the Bears last Sunday, their highest point total since Robert Griffin III came to town at the start of last…

  25. Need to Know: Reed’s “catch radius” pays off

    Oct 26, 2013, 8:28 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 26, the day before the Washington Redskins play the Broncos in Denver. Nickel coverage Five items from the media notes sent out by the teams: 1. The Redskins are 6-6 all time against the Broncos. Washington has won two out of the last three…

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