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Redskins close in on Giants in NFC East

Redskins close in on Giants in NFC East

The Redskins are creeping closer to an NFC East title. Washington won its third straight game by topping New York 17-16 to move within one game of the rival Giants in the division.
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  • Giants Lineman Sean Locklear Used To Have A Right Knee: Giants-…

    Giants Lineman Sean Locklear Used To Have A Right Knee: Giants-Redskins In Four GIFs

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Washington 17, New York Giants 16: Ugh, so gross. Moving on. The Giants could have gone a long way to wrapping up the division while also taking the air out of the Washington sails, but no. The Redskins are right in the thick of things despite...let's c…
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  • Sean Lockear carted off with right knee injury

    Sean Lockear carted off with right knee injury

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    New York Giants right tackle Sean Locklear was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins with an apparent right knee injury. Locklear was engaged with a defender when a Redskins player fell into Lo
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  • Espinosa not bothered by trade speculation

    Espinosa not bothered by trade speculation

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa said Monday night that he is not bothered by the trade rumors that have him linked to the Rays.
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  • Post-fumble scrum could have resulted in ejections

    Post-fumble scrum could have resulted in ejections

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    After a Redskins fumble deep in Giants territory, a scrum emerged. Eventually, Redskins offensive lineman Will Montgomery, while laying on his back, kicked at the knee of Giants defensive lineman Linval Joseph. Joseph retaliated, with a kick to Montgome…
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  • Vick’s Philly career ends with a whimper

    Vick’s Philly career ends with a whimper

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The last time the Redskins hosted a Monday night game, Eagles quarterback Mike Vick had a night for the ages.  Now, his career in Philly most likely belongs to the ages. The declaration from coach Andy Reid that rookie Nick Foles will serve as the start…
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  • Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

    Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    You might not know this because you are not a famous person, but the Giants and Redskins are your Monday Night Football game this week. More »
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  • London Fletcher active, streak intact

    London Fletcher active, streak intact

    Redskins linebacker London Fletcher will play his 236th consecutive game tonight. The 37-year-old Fletcher is active for the Redskins against the Giants, keeping his streak of consecutive games played intact. Fletcher has never missed a game, starting w…
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Hey Believer

    Deadspin Up All Night: Hey Believer

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. You've got six NBA games and some college basketball, plus Giants-Redskins on Monday Night Football. More »
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  • Phillips, Pierre-Paul both active vs. Redskins

    Phillips, Pierre-Paul both active vs. Redskins

    New York Giants safety Kenny Phillips and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul were active and played Monday against the Washington Redskins.
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  • Duke agrees to 1-year deal to stay with Nats

    Duke agrees to 1-year deal to stay with Nats

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Left-hander Zach Duke has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Washington Nationals.
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  • MLB, Having Given The Orioles' Owner Control Over Nats TV, Begs…

    MLB, Having Given The Orioles' Owner Control Over Nats TV, Begs Fox To Buy Him Out

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    Tucked away in this Sports Business Daily article about Fox's ongoing quest to amass an empire of regional sports networks is this nugget, concerning Fox's attempts to buy MASN, the network that broadcasts Orioles and Nationals games, from Orioles owner…
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  • ESPN's Twitter Has The Thirst, Is Asking Every Famous Person Fo…

    ESPN's Twitter Has The Thirst, Is Asking Every Famous Person For Monday Night Football Predictions

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    Who's in charge of ESPN's Twitter account, and why are they tweeting at a bunch of famous people about tonight's Giants-Redskins game? Trying to boost ratings? A game between the defending Super Bowl champions and a team with one of the season's most ex…
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  • MNF preview: Giants get their second shot at RG3”²s option offe…

    MNF preview: Giants get their second shot at RG3”²s option offense

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    Monday Night Football 8:30 p.m. ET New York Giants (7-4) at Washington Redskins (5-6) FedEx Field, Landover, MD When the New York Giants beat the Washington Redskins 27-23 on October 21, the winning team walked away with an unusual feeling of foreboding…
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  • Randy Wittman’s mom, like all Wizards fans, wants to know when …

    Randy Wittman’s mom, like all Wizards fans, wants to know when John Wall’s coming back

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    You guys aren't going to believe this, but getting one win didn't solve all of the Washington Wizards' issues. Following an 84-82 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers that gave the District dozen their first mark on the "W" side of the ledg…
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  • PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Redskins talk with Ric…

    PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    It was a weekend filled with competing emotions in Kansas City and we’ll be talking about it on Monday’s PFT Live. Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star will join Mike Florio to talk about everything that went on around the Chiefs over the last two day
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  • Video - Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon: 'We needed a win' 00:50

    Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon: 'We needed a win'

    Dec 3
    Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon talks to Kim Jones after the game about his solid game and his ability to come back from injury and help his team win.
  • Video - New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins highlights 04:05

    New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins highlights

    Dec 3
    The Washington Redskins receive some impressive running from Alfred Morris and hold the New York Giants to just three points in the second half to knock off them off 17-16 on Monday night.
  • Video - Giants Lead Redskins At The Half 00:35

    Giants Lead Redskins At The Half

    Dec 3
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - Redskins Lead Giants After 1st Quarter 00:44

    Redskins Lead Giants After 1st Quarter

    Dec 3
    Tune to ESPN for live action.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …