May 30, 2015, 6:00 AM EST
Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, May 30, 17 days before the Washington Redskins start minicamp. (I’m out on vacation this week. I’ll be bringing back some of the more popular and talked about posts from the past. Enjoy the “best of” posts and if you’re in Corolla, NC give me a…
Jan 29, 2015, 1:52 PM EST
The Redskins have needed to improve their offensive line since the last rendition of the Hogs broke up over 20 years ago. The team has had some solid individual linemen in that time but the unit has never been up to the quality that it was during the Super Bowl glory years from 1982-1991. How…
Jan 21, 2015, 12:00 PM EST
After rallying to beat the Packers, the Seahawks are headed to the Super Bowl. The Redskins, on the other hand, knew that they would be headed home in late December a couple of months before the season actually ended. Why are the Seahawks where they are and why are the Redskins where they are? The…
Nov 18, 2014, 9:54 AM EST
On Sunday in MetLife Stadium, 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks refused to go back into the game against the Giants in the second half because he was unhappy over having to split playing time with Aldon Smith, who had just returned from a suspension. In that same game, veteran QB Eli Manning threw five interceptions, the…
Oct 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EST
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Redskins’ 27-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks: The good —The 60-yard TD bomb from Kirk Cousins to DeSean Jackson—In an odd coverage scheme, Kam Chancellor ended up covering Jackson with Richard Sherman giving deep help. Jackson easily beat the safety off the…
Oct 6, 2014, 12:00 PM EST
Seahawks at Redskins Monday, 8:30 p.m. ESPN Let’s take a look at the pros, cons, and X factors for the Redskins as they take on the Seahawks tonight and then I’ll give my prediction. Here are two factors that work against a Redskins win: —I suppose I could just say, “they’re the Seahawks” and that…
Oct 6, 2014, 5:47 AM EST
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 6, six days before the Washington Redskins go to Arizona to play the Cardinals. Redskins-Seahawks—5 final thoughts —The Redskins will need good special teams if they are going to keep this game competitive. And that doesn’t mean simply not screwing anything up as was…
Oct 4, 2014, 11:00 AM EST
Is the best strategy to beat the Seattle Seahawks attacking their strength? Some data suggests that it might be. The conventional wisdom is that it is folly to pass against Seattle’s Legion of Boom defensive backfield with cornerback Richard Sherman roaming one side of the field and safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas in the…
Oct 3, 2014, 4:49 AM EST
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, October 3, three days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Thursday Redskins Park notes and quotes —Ryan Clark was asked if Seattle had any weaknesses. He gave a pretty smart answer. “I believe every team has something they’re not good…
Oct 2, 2014, 4:38 AM EST
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 2, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five questions on Redskins vs. Seahawks Can the Redskins hang with Seattle? Looking at their last game, a 45-14 blowout loss to the Giants, who are at best a middling…
Feb 3, 2014, 6:13 AM EST
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, February 3, 94 days before the NFL Draft. Nickel coverage Here are five things the Redskins can learn from the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 rout in last night’s Super Bowl: 1. Draft and develop—The Seahawks did make some free agent acquisitions like Cliff Avril (see below)…
Feb 2, 2014, 1:55 PM EST
Here is a bonus edition of Nickel Coverage, five reasons Redskins fans should watch the Super Bowl. 1. Free agent shopping—Many Redskins fans watching will be imagining Denver wide receiver Eric Decker and/or Seahawks receiver Golden Tate wearing burgundy and gold next year. Those players might be out of the Redskins’ price range but some…
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