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ESPN.com redskinsgab.com nytimes.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com profootballtalk.com grantland.com Updated Dec 4, 2012One day after losing 17-16 to the Washington Redskins and putting the NFC East firmly back into play, a frustrated Tom Coughlin feels his New York Giants have to win out to win the division.Upvote Share TweetWe begin this analysis of the Washington Nationals with a few words from the manager. "World Series or bust," Davey Johnson said on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings.Upvote Share TweetThe Nationals seem to be betting that Dan Haren's down year resulted from a two-month slump, rather than the beginning of a decline phase. If they're right, they got quite a bargain on Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 4, 2012FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are dealing with another injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin: We have to win all four remaining gamesThe Giants suffered a tough loss to the Redskins on Monday night. It left them one game up on the Cowboys and the Redskins in the race for the NFC East division and guaranteed that they won’t win more than three games in the division this season. They sUpvote Share Tweet
Panthers place Martin on IR, promote three practice squaders‘Tis the season for stashing players for the future on the 53-man roster. The Panthers announced they had promoted two of their own practice squaders, and signed defensive end Mario Addison from the Redskins practice squad. The back-filling came after tUpvote Share TweetThe suspensions continue in the NFL. Redskins cornerback Cedric Griffin is the latest to be suspended four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. It’s unknown what Griffin tested positive for. It will be assumed, and pUpvote Share Tweet
What's the Playoff Machine say now?Oh, you want to know about tiebreaker scenarios and what happens if the New York Giants lose the next two and the Washington Redskins beat Baltimore, or what the Dallas Cowboys need to do to sneak into that wild-card picture? You see that the Giants hav…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Dec 4, 2012After the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants, 17-16 in an exciting Monday Night Football game, Redskins owner Dan Snyder became even more excited. Via the New York Post's Mike Vaccaro: Well, you didn't expect Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redsk…Upvote Share Tweet
redskins-giants playlisthomermcfanboy.com Updated Dec 4, 20121. “Changing” by Alabama Shakes After finishing up his post-game press conference duties, Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III paused for a moment as he walked back into the locker room. The rookie was still wearing his grass-sUpvote Share Tweet
Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings activityyahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012We kept a running list of trades and signings that went down during the winter meetings. Thanks for reading and come back for more signings and trades as the offseason continues! Thursday Twins send Ben Revere to Phillies for Vance Worley, Trevor May Fo…Upvote Share Tweet
By The End Of Last Night's Loss To Washington, Eli Manning Was A Spaced-Out Zombiedeadspin.com Updated Dec 4, 2012The Washington Redskins held on for a 17-16 home win over the Giants last night in a win that had team owner and legendary shitweasel Dan Snyder claiming "I hate those motherfuckers." More »Upvote Share Tweet
‘Skins used cap penalties as motivationIt’s been established that the Redskins don’t like the Giants. As owner Daniel Snyder put it in a way that would make Schwartz’s mother scream, they really don’t like the Giants. Apart from the obvious reasons, the Redskins still have hard feeliUpvote Share Tweet
Cancel the rest of the season: God’s with the RedskinsThe fumble that bounced out of Robert Griffin III’s arms and into teammate Josh Morgan’s and was returned for a touchdown wasn’t just a game-changing play. Clearly, it was a sign from above. “God’s on our side,” Griffin said after the game, viUpvote Share Tweet
photos from the sidelines: week 13homermcfanboy.com Updated Dec 4, 2012We’re headed towards uncharted territory, boys and girls. After essentially ending the competitive portion of their schedule with a humbling loss to a pitiful Carolina Panthers team, the Washington Redskins were once again a doormat of a franchise, thanUpvote Share TweetG-Men controlled their destiny until penalties and the Redskins got in their wayUpvote Share Tweet
Dan Snyder Celebrates Win Over Giants With Characteristic Grace And Civilitydeadspin.com Updated Dec 4, 2012Big win for the Redskins Monday night over the Giants. They are now 3-1 in the division, just one game behind the Giants. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Dan Snyder on Giants: “I hate those motherf--”The Washington Redskins 17-16 win over the New York Giants on Monday night was a big victory for a team trying to claw back into the playoff race. The fact it was a win over a division rival, the third straight win over an NFC East foe, made it all the…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins growing, jelling around RG3LANDOVER, Md. -- They streamed out into this surprisingly warm December night, more than 80,000 intensely loyal fans of a franchise that hasn't mattered in December for quite some time. They grinned. They hooted. They pumped fists, slapped five and chan…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards Shock Heat For Second WinDec 4Heat fall to Wizards despite triple-double from LeBron James.
Money Talk: New Air Jordan Shoe ReleasedDec 4Darren Rovell looks at Northern Illinois reaching the Orange Bowl, Robert Griffin III and the new Air Jordan shoes.
Techin' InDec 4ESPN tech expert Katie Linendoll talks BCS, holiday gifts and RG3's fancy sleep technology.
Redskins expose Giants with option offenseDec 4Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Redskins used the threat of an option to expose the New York Giants defense, rushing for over 200 yards.
Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…Dec 4Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012Dec 4Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…