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Cousins, Redskins aim for repeat of 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins know what it takes to get the job done down the stretch. They did it last year and have to do it again. The Redskins (6-5-1) captured the NFC East title in 2015 by winning their last four games. After losing two in a row to drop to seventh place in the conference, they don't have margin for error. If Washington wins the...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Washington Redskins To Watch In NFL Week 14 vs. Philadelphia Eagles

The Washigton Redskins are getting ready to take on the Philadelphia Eagles. They are going to have to have some players step up in order to win the game. Week 14 is a critical week for the Washington Redskins. The team is coming off of a loss to the Arizona Cardinals and they are trying […] 5 Washington Redskins To Watch In NFL Week 14 vs. Philadelphia Eagles - Riggo's Rag - Riggo...
Via Riggo's Rag
2 hours ago

An injured Jordan Reed is better than no Jordan Reed

Reed's presence on the field will help the Redskins and open up opportunities for other receivers, even if he's not 100 percent healthy.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 hours ago

Redskins' NFL-worst 3rd-down defense is obstacle to playoffs

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Josh Norman would really like to get some water and sports drink on the sideline, but he and the Washington Redskins' defense can't get off the field. No team in the NFL is worse on third down than the Redskins, who are allowing conversions 48 percent of the time. They're on pace to have the second-worst third-down defense in the past 15 seasons behind only the...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barry, Redskins Were Surprised By Cardinals' Fourth-Down Conversion

Defensive coordinator Joe Barry said he didn't expect the Cardinals to go for it on fourth down clinging to a one-point lead.
Via Redskins.com
9 hours ago

Jay Gruden: DeSean Jackson's presence has major impact on Redskins

With DeSean Jackson in the final year of his contract with the Redskins, some have speculated that the Eagles could want him back. Jay Gruden spoke about what he brings to Washington.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago

Josh Doctson’s Rookie Season Officially Ends For Washington Redskins

Josh Doctson had been on the injured reserve for the Redskins since October 21. After activating Kory Lichtensteiger, the Redskins confirmed that Doctson would not make a return until 2017. Coming into the 2016 season, the Washington Redskins were very excited about the potential of Josh Doctson. The first round receiver was looking good in […] Josh Doctson’s Rookie Season Officially...
Via Riggo's Rag
10 hours ago

Boomer Esiason: If Redskins Don’t Pay Cousins, Someone Will

Kirk Cousins has four games left to solidify his value to the Washington Redskins. After a rocky start to the season, in which he threw one touchdown to three interceptions in the first two games, Cousins has bounced back to transform the Redskins offense into a juggernaut, personally throwing 20 touchdowns to only five interceptions over the past 10 games. At 317.6 passing yards...
Via CBS DC
10 hours ago

Game 13: Redskins @ Eagles

When: Sunday December 11th @ 1 PM Where: Lincoln Financial Field Weather: 41 degrees and cloudy Radio: SportsTalk 980 TV: FOX5 Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, The post Game 13: Redskins @ Eagles appeared first on DC Pro Football Report - Redskins Football.
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 hours ago

Redskins lineman A.J. Francis chose No. 69 ‘for exactly the reason you would think’

A few days ago, I happened to walk past Redskins defensive lineman A.J. Francis in the team’s locker room. I had just seen the news about Francis changing his team-issued uniform number from 97 to 69, and since you don’t see a defensive lineman change his uniform number every day, I figured journalistic responsibility required […]
Via DC Sports Blog
11 hours ago

Pierre Garcon selected as Redskins’ 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year

The Washington Redskins have selected wide receiver Pierre Garcon  as their 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year, honoring him for charitable work both in the community and in his homeland, Haiti. Each team selects a player for the NFL’s overall award, and the finalist is announced during the week of the Super Bowl. Garcon […]
Via The Insider
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins shut rookie Josh Doctson down for the season

When the Washington Redskins selected wide receiver Josh Doctson in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the idea was that he’d be able to slide in behind DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon and contribute immediately. Doctson was coming off a senior season with TCU that saw him put up 78 receptions for 1,326 yards and 14 touchdowns. He had already shown a pro-ready set of hands...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Kirk Cousins was not the problem last Sunday

Many have been quick to put blame on Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins after Sunday’s woefully disappointing loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Yes, it was far from his best performance, but it was still a solid one. Cousins is definitely still in great form. He under threw some receivers from short range and placed the ball too far in front of others, but he was under pressure...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington shuts first-rounder down for the year in hopes of healthy 2017

Some injuries on the offensive line necessitated Washington using its designated for return from IR spot on center Kory Lichtensteiger, but it also came with the recognition that first-round pick Josh Doctson needs more time. By preparing to activate Lichtensteiger, the team pulled the plug on the rookie wide receiver, who played just two games this…
Via Pro Football Talk
14 hours ago

DeSean Jackson or Pierre Garcon? Charley Casserly says it all comes down to speed.

Paying Kirk Cousins or letting him walk is but one of several decisions Scot McCloughan and the Redskins’ front office will have to make this offseason. There’s also the question of whether to re-sign two of Cousins’s favorite targets, DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon, both of whom are in the final years of their contracts. If it’s a matter of […]
Via DC Sports Blog
15 hours ago

Banged-up Redskins get Williams back at critical juncture

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Trent Williams was glad to be talking about practice. He was happy to back on the football field. Washington's left tackle is back after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, and his return could not have come at a more opportune time for the banged-up Redskins (6-5-1). Washington faces a crucial stretch beginning Sunday...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jackson ‘intrigued’ by possible Eagles reunion

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is in a contract year. With how Washington has stacked its wide receiver group with young talent, it wouldn’t be terribly surprising to see Jackson move on to another team next season. Now, according to ESPN’s Tim McManus, Jackson is likely to be “intrigued” by the possibility of returning to the Philadelphia Eagles once he...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In defense of the Redskins and the fade route to DeSean Jackson

After a disappointing loss to the Arizona Cardinals, Washington was left lamenting its red-zone issues yet again. All season, Washington has moved the ball comfortably between the 20s, but has struggled to punch it in once in the red zone. Coach Jay Gruden and offensive coordinator Sean McVay have been criticized for their decision to […]
Via The Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden unloads on his team after loss to Cardinals

Jay Gruden was not pleased after his Washington squad lost to the Arizona Cardinals 31-23 on Sunday and apparently unloaded on his team in the locker room after the game. The Washington Post’s Mike Jones tweeted that from his spot outside the locker room, Gruden could be heard yelling at his team. Jay Gruden just unleashed on his players in the locker room about not giving...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles interested in bringing DeSean Jackson back

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is set to become a free agent after the season, and there’s a chance he could end up returning to the place where his NFL career began. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Eagles are likely to pursue Jackson during the offseason and “multiple teams” believe the 30-year-old could return to Philadelphia. The Eagles are said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Week 13 Fantasy Football news

The Washington Redskins take on the Arizona Cardinals this week; check out the iSportsWeb fantasy advice for all things HTTR. Who to start The Redskins offense continued to put on a show in Dallas on Thanksgiving, but the defense did not hold up their end of the bargain. The Cowboys cruised to 31 points, and could’ve put up more if the game ever got super tight. Now, the Redskins...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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