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  1. Need to Know: The Redskins’ five pivotal plays

    Oct 5, 2013, 5:40 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, October 5, eight days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage With the Redskins on their bye, the newsy nuggets that usually reside in this space are non-existent. For something a little different, let’s look at five pivotal moments from the…

  2. Need to Know: Who needs to step up?

    Oct 4, 2013, 5:31 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 4, nine days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage Since the Redskins news, the staple for this space, has crawled to a stop we’re doing something a little different here. Yesterday we looked at the five most valuable Redskins.…

  3. Need to Know: Is Cofield the best in the business?

    Oct 3, 2013, 5:31 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 3, 10 days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage A little something different during the bye since we’re lacking the usual newsy nuggets that go here—the top five most valuable Redskins so far this season. We’ll count them down…

  4. Did the no-huddle save the Redskins’ season?

    Oct 2, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

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    With an 0-4 record staring them in the Washington Redskins in the face, Kyle Shanahan decided it was time to try something different. The 0-3 Redskins trailed the Raiders 14-0 late in the first quarter. At that point the offense had mustered just one first down in three possessions. Washington had the ball at its…

  5. Need to Know: Shanahan says it’s too soon to judge NFC East

    Oct 1, 2013, 4:59 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 1, 12 days before the Redskins visit the Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage Five key quotes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday news conference: 1. The Redskins went to a no-huddle attack a couple of times during the game and it was pretty effective. One…

  6. RG3, Redskins glad to take ugly win over Raiders

    Sep 29, 2013, 8:56 PM EDT

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    It wasn’t pretty and it was closer than the final score looked but the Redskins surely don’t care. They got their first win of 2013 by rallying from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to beat the Raiders 24-14. They don’t care that the Raiders played their backup quarterback as Terrelle Pryor missed the game with a…

  7. Need to Know: Pryor reduces Redskins’ margin for error

    Sep 29, 2013, 6:36 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 29, the day the Redskins visit the Raiders. Redskins-Raiders quick hits 1. The Redskins still should be able to beat the Raiders even if Terrelle Pryor plays quarterback for Oakland. But having Pryor in the lineup takes away most, if not all, of the Redskins’ margin…

  8. 5 + 1: It’s ‘just win, baby’ in Oakland for the Redskins

    Sep 28, 2013, 11:55 AM EDT

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    Five keys to Sunday’s Redskins-Raiders plus a prediction. 1. This game will be an Al Davis special—“Just win, baby”. Don’t look for many style points with the Redskins still searching for offensive consistency and struggling with some defensive fundamentals. They’ll probably have to settle for field goals far more often than most would like (all…

  9. Redskins in turmoil–One year ago

    Sep 25, 2013, 10:56 AM EDT

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    After three games the team was struggling with a losing record and it looked like the season was going to spiral out of control. The defense couldn’t stop anyone and some fans were calling for the defensive coordinator to be fired. Both the game and the durability of the young quarterback were being questioned. The…

  10. Tuesday Tweets: Is Jordan Reed the future?

    Sep 24, 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

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    It’s been way too long since I’ve taken your Twitter questions, here we go. If I didn’t get to your question here I’ll answer it on Twitter. If you missed the call, feel free to hit me up on Twitter any time. @Rich_TandlerCSN is shanny and rg3 relationship so bad that a new coach needs…

  11. Need to Know: Shanahan defends play calling

    Sep 24, 2013, 5:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 24, five days before the Redskins visit the Raiders. Nickel coverage Five key quotes from Mike Shanahan’s Monday press conference: 1. Along with many, I commented on the Redskins’ play selection with 50 passes called in what was a one-score game most of the…

  12. Six pack of Redskins-Lions observations

    Sep 23, 2013, 9:16 AM EDT

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    Six observations from the Redskins’ 27-20 loss to the Lions: 1. Robert Griffin III started to look like the RG3 of 2012 early on. At the 10:16 mark of the first quarter he pulled the ball out of Alfred Morris’ belly and scampered around right end for seven yards before going out of bounds. But…

  13. Need to Know: ‘We can’t live on what we did last year’

    Sep 23, 2013, 5:14 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 23, six days before the Redskins visit the Raiders. Nickel coverage Five key quotes from the locker room yesterday: 1. Aldrick Robinson on his overturned touchdown catch. I’m not completely sure that there was enough video evidence to overturn it. The ball did hit…

  14. RG3: ‘Too many mistakes’

    Sep 22, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT

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    The play of the Redskins and quarterback Robert Griffin III against the Lions was improved from the previous two games. The team was more competitive. There were some signs of hope. There was, however no victory. Unlike the previous two games, blowout losses to the Eagles and Packers, the Redskins were in the game at…

  15. Need to Know: Redskins’ offense has to find a way

    Sep 22, 2013, 5:43 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 22, the day the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Redskins-Lions final checklist —That the Redskins lost to the Packers was not surprising. That they were non-competitive in the process was. They never trailed by over 18 points at any point in any…

  16. 5+1: Can the Redskins control Suh?

    Sep 20, 2013, 4:55 PM EDT

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    The Redskins take on the Lions at FedEx Field in what may or may not be a must-win game. Here are five things to look for plus a prediction: 1. If they can’t control Ndamukong Suh it’s going to be a long day—and it could be a short day for Robert Griffin III. A vote…

  17. Need to Know: Haslett takes the heat

    Sep 20, 2013, 6:07 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 20, two days before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. An injury concern has popped up along the defensive line. Kedric Golson has an abdominal strain that he sustained during the Packers game. Apparently he didn’t think much of…

  18. Preseason for RG3 a moot point

    Sep 19, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    It seems obvious now that the Redskins would have been better off if Robert Griffin III had played during the preseason. The quarterback has spent the first two games getting used to playing on his reconstructed right knee and the accompanying knee brace, and trying to get in synch with his teammates. The need for…

  19. Need to Know: Potter gets tepid endorsement

    Sep 18, 2013, 5:03 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 18, four days before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. Penalties and tackling will be other issues covered in the locker room. What we heard on Monday from DeAngelo Hall and London Fletcher and from Mike Shanahan on those subjects was interesting but…

  20. Benching Griffin is not the answer

    Sep 16, 2013, 9:35 AM EDT

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    The Washington Redskins might have a better chance of beating the Detroit Lions on Sunday with Kirk Cousins at quarterback instead of Robert Griffin III. But benching Griffin right now would be a huge mistake. Yes, I saw Griffin struggle to make plays yesterday against the Packers and last Monday against the Eagles, at least…

  21. Need to Know: Another bad debut for Meriweather

    Sep 16, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 16, six days before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. You have to wonder if we’ll see Robert Griffin III going Tom Brady on his receivers or linemen I just not, you know, I’m not an a-hole. I believe…

  22. Griffin vows: ‘We’ll figure it out’

    Sep 15, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT

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    As Yogi Berra once said, it was like déjà vu all over again. Just like last Monday against the Eagles, Robert Griffin III had a nice game if all you did was look at his final stat line. He was 26 for 40 for 320 yards and 3 touchdowns, a passer rating of 104.2. But…

  23. The Week That Was: White could return to Redskins

    Sep 15, 2013, 6:15 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 15, the day the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. That Was the Week That Was —The Redskins did not have a game all of last year without someone showing up on the injury report as questionable or worse. They were a Kai…

  24. Need to Know: Redskins respect Packers’ Rodgers

    Sep 12, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 12, three days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. When asking Redskins players about Aaron Rodgers it didn’t take long for them to come to saying “one of the best in the business”. Robert Griffin III said of…

  25. Need to Know: A heavy workload for Perry Riley

    Sep 11, 2013, 5:44 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 11, four days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Starting inside linebacker Perry Riley played 81 of the team’s 83 snaps on defense and then 16 more on special teams. Meanwhile, backup ILB Nick Barnett was active but…

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