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  1. Need to Know: Redskins have seen this QB switch before

    Dec 15, 2013, 6:29 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, December 15, the day the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Dawn of a (mini) era Welcome to the Kirk Cousins era in Washington even though it will only last three games. The insertion of the Redskins’ backup quarterback into the lineup adds a level…

  2. Need to Know: For answers in the Redskins’ saga, follow the money

    Dec 14, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 14, one day before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Follow the money Redskins owner Daniel Snyder did not stand in the way of Mike Shanahan’s plan to shut quarterback Robert Griffin III down for the rest of the season, according to a…

  3. Shanahan on RG3: ‘He’s been great’

    Dec 13, 2013, 7:15 PM EST

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    If Robert Griffin III is angry or disappointed or something in between over being shut down for the rest of the season he sure isn’t showing it on the practice field. Griffin has been making the best of the bad situation he’s been put in. “He’s been great. He’s been great,” said Mike Shanahan, who…

  4. RG3 is angry about being benched unless he isn’t

    Dec 13, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

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    Robert Griffin III will not play any more this year no matter what. Even if Kirk Cousins gets hurt and Rex Grossman goes down, Griffin will not play another snap for the rest of the season, according to Mike Shanahan. “If somebody would get injured in the next two games, we would probably bring somebody…

  5. Need to Know: Kyle says he had ‘zero involvement’ in Redskins QB decision

    Dec 13, 2013, 5:13 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, December 13, two days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from yesterday at Redskins Park: 1. Jordan Reed missed practice again with a concussion. He has already missed three games. It would be a shame for him…

  6. Need to Know: Shanahan has no regrets about starting RG3 in Week 1

    Dec 12, 2013, 5:39 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 11, three days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Wednesday’s epic Mike Shanahan news conference (the full transcript is available right here). 1. Does Shanahan have second thoughts about starting Robert Griffin III in Week…

  7. Need to Know: Redskins’ top five areas of need

    Dec 10, 2013, 6:15 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 10, five days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Nickel coverage Whether the Redskins have a new coaching staff or not, there are some positions on the field that will be in need of upgrades via free agency or the draft. Here…

  8. RG3: ‘It’s not what the game’s about’

    Dec 8, 2013, 5:43 PM EST

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    Robert Griffin III addressed media reports that his head coach was upset with his relationship with team owner Dan Snyder. Well, sort of anyway. “I don’t know about it, still don’t know about it,” he said. “I’m just trying to deal with what I have to deal with right now, thinking about thing game, getting…

  9. Need to Know: A look at five Redskins numbers

    Dec 7, 2013, 5:06 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, December 7, one day before the Washington Redskins host the Kansas City Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five Redskins numbers that matter: 1. Pierre Garçon has 84 receptions through 12 games. Only three other Redskins have had at least that many receptions in a 16-game season. Art…

  10. Need to Know: Trent Williams says ‘I feel fine’, expects to play

    Dec 5, 2013, 6:14 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, December 5, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Kansas City Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five notes from around Redskins Park: 1. Maurice Hurt moved from the PUP list to injured reserve with, according to Mike Shanahan, no specific injury. “I don’t think he really…

  11. Need to Know: Shanahan says Giants focused on stopping Morris

    Dec 3, 2013, 5:41 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, December 3, five days before the Redskins host the Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five notes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1. During the Redskins’ second-quarter touchdown drive Robert Griffin III scrambled out of bounds and tried to stop on a hard surface near the stands.…

  12. Need to Know: Once again, Redskins’ offense disappears in second half

    Dec 2, 2013, 7:31 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, December 2, six days before the Redskins host the Chiefs. Nickel coverage Five notes on the Redskins loss to the Giants. 1. In the second halves of their last two games, the Redskins have scored 3 points, have 126 yards of offense and have converted…

  13. Need to Know: How will the Giants defend RG3 and the read option?

    Nov 30, 2013, 5:59 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 30, one day before the Redskins host the New York Giants. What they’re saying Here is a look at what various analysts around the web are saying about Sunday’s Redskins-Giants game. The guys at PFT are again unanimous Michael David Smith: “In the race…

  14. Redskins vs. Giants: Five keys and a prediction

    Nov 29, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

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    Five keys to the Redskins-Giants game plus a prediction: 1. When I’m looking at this game I keep on going back to Eli Manning’s ball security. He was a turnover machine in the Giants’ first six games, throwing 15 interceptions. In the five games since then he’s thrown two. Over his career he hasn’t been…

  15. PFT: Did the Redskins make a mistake in drafting RG3?

    Nov 29, 2013, 10:25 AM EST

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    The guys on the TV version of Pro Football Talk took up the question of whether or not the Redskins made a mistake in trading up to be able to draft Robert Griffin III. I tend to agree more with Ross Tucker that in a few years the trade could look like a bargain. Still,…

  16. Is a helping hand after sacks uncommon?

    Nov 28, 2013, 10:25 AM EST

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    There has been a lot of chatter about Robert Griffin III not getting helped off the ground after being sacked. It started with a few tweets during the Redskins’ drubbing at the hands of the 49ers on Monday night. Perhaps prompted by those tweets, the website The Big Lead took a look at all of…

  17. Need to Know: Trent Williams blunt about supposed RG3 ‘rift’

    Nov 28, 2013, 6:25 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, three days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Robert Griffin III was asked if he had any personal goals or things to work on during the last five weeks…

  18. Griffin needs practice and should take every remaining 2013 snap

    Nov 27, 2013, 10:25 AM EST

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    The Redskins have five games left in their season. They are averaging about 70 offensive snaps per game so they have about 350 more offensive plays to run this season. Robert Griffin III needs to be the quarterback for every single one of those. With the team’s playoff chances all but gone, there have been…

  19. Need to Know: First look at Redskins vs. Giants

    Nov 27, 2013, 5:30 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, November 27, four days before the Redskins host the New York Giants. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about Redskins vs. Giants: 1. After throwing 15 interceptions in the Giants’ first six games, Eli Manning has apparently figured out what color jerseys his…

  20. RG3: ‘We’re all frustrated’

    Nov 26, 2013, 12:15 AM EST

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    Maybe Robert Griffin III and the Redskins have hit rock bottom. Maybe they haven’t. But they sure did look bad in front of a national television audience on Monday night. Griffin finished 17 of 27 for 127 yards and one interception. His passer rating of 58.7 was the third lowest of his NFL career. He…

  21. Need to Know: Will Redskins’ tempest carry over into tonight’s game?

    Nov 25, 2013, 6:22 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 25, the day the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. What effect will will the controversy have on the field? Does apparent dysfunction and disarray like the Redskins had this week make it difficult for players to focus on the task at hand?…

  22. Need to Know: Team issues overshadow RG3 vs. Kaepernick

    Nov 24, 2013, 8:18 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, November 24, one day before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. What they’re saying Here is a look at what some NFL media types are saying about tomorrow’s Eagles-Redskins game: Elliot Harrison NFL.com goes chalk 49ers 27, Redskins 17—“ We tried looking at…

  23. Need to Know: Field goal woes for the Redskins

    Nov 23, 2013, 6:54 AM EST

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, November 23, two days before the Washington Redskins host the San Francisco 49ers. Nickel coverage Five numbers of interest: —The Redskins are on pace to give up 497 points this season (31.1 per game). Only two teams since the merger, the 2008 Detroit Lions (0-16)…

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

    Nov 21, 2013, 5:47 AM EST

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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…

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

    Nov 19, 2013, 6:34 AM EST

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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…

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