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Redskins’ Adam Carriker tweets some trash talk to Romo, Vick, Eli Updated Jan 3, 2013
Ordinarily, it’s not a good look for a player who hasn’t seen the field in three months to talk trash. Unless it’s legitimately funny. So on the “funny” exception, we’ll pass along a good piece of trash talk that Redskins defensive end Adam Ca
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  • Use The Redskins Facebook Cover Photos Jan 3, 2013
    The Washington Redskins are in the NFL playoffs for the first time since 2007 - and playing host to a postseason game for the first time since 1999 - so what better way to show your support than to use the new Redskins Facebook cover photos? The Redsk
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  • kirk cousins’ path prepared him for NFL success Jan 3, 2013
    [Editor's note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked me to occasionally write feature stories for the team's official website, This article is my latest contribution, so please check it out.] Fans of the Washington Redskins got …
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  • Kyle Shanahan won’t interview until Redskins are done

    Earlier this week, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan answered a question about his son, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, interviewing for head coaching jobs by saying he thought the time for that was after the Redskins’ season came to an end. That sugges
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  • Still America's Team: An Analysis Of Twitter Behavior Before Cowboys-Redskins Jan 3, 2013
    It was a good year to be a Redskins fan. Seven straight wins to close out the season. First playoff appearance since 2007. First NFC East title since 1999. A rookie running back who set the team record for rushing yards. And, of course, Black Jesus. Mor…
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  • Another Strong Second Half For Fletcher

    (AP photo) London Fletcher continues to defy father time. The 37-year-old middle linebacker and captain for the Washington Redskins today was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month after being the only player in the NFL with three-plus interceptions an…
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  • Comparing Skins, Seahawks option games Jan 3, 2013
    Lee Singer of ESPN Stats & Information put together this preview for this Sunday's playoff game between the Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks: 2012 Option Rushes by Week When the Seahawks and Redskins meet Sunday, two of the most rush-hea…
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  • Something's Gotta Give Jan 3, 2013
    Rookie QBs reviving non-playoff teams aren't the only thing the Redskins and Seahawks have in common, but who continues deeper into January? Peter King has the answer.
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  • Series History: Redskins-Seahawks Jan 3, 2013
    (Washington Redskins’ Michael Westbrook (82) celebrates his touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter as back judge Bob Lawing (17) signals a touchdown Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at FedExField in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 27-14. [A
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  • No structural damage to Dez Bryant’s back Jan 3, 2013
    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had to leave the stadium in a wheelchair after injuring his back during Sunday night’s season-ending loss to the Redskins and he was still on crutches Tuesday, leading to tests over the last few days to determine the ext
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  • Programming note: On the road Jan 3, 2013
    I am currently driving from my New Jersey home to Ashburn, Va., where I'll be covering Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins for the next couple of days in advance of their playoff game Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. I hope to have plenty…
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  • Robert Griffin III: What a Good Quarterback Means Jan 3, 2013
    Do you have a top quarterback or not? Everything in the N.F.L. can change based on that question.
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  • Bills may have some degree of interest in Jim Haslett Jan 3, 2013
    The Bills are trying to get in on the Chip Kelly derby, but they’re clearly putting together a Plan B. And one of the names on the Plan B (or maybe C) list seems to be Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. There was an item in the Washington Post
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  • Breakfast links: Jerry Jones blusters Jan 3, 2013
    Washington Redskins Santana Moss went from a guy whose roster spot was in question last spring to a vital part of the Redskins' high-powered offense by accepting his new role as the slot receiver. Oh, they're having some fun down there in Ashburn, where…
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  • A 2011 Finals Rematch Goes Into OT; Kevin Durant Does Something He’s Never Done Before Jan 3, 2013
    How often do you see it happen: a visiting team takes control in the fourth quarter before squandering a late chance to grab a W, and then end up getting pounded into submission in the extra session? Dallas is feeling the pain now after letting the Heat…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: A Tough Task Ahead 03:10

    NFL32OT: A Tough Task Ahead

    Jan 3
    Episode 242: Chris Mortensen discusses which rookie quarterback will have a tougher task this postseason. Merril Hoge makes his pick for MVP. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson's desire to play on special teams.
  • Video - '3:10 to D.C.': Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins 02:05

    '3:10 to D.C.': Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins

    Jan 3
    Two players. Two different destinies. One goal. Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson square off in their first playoff game this Sunday. Check out our theatrical trailer. All aboard on the 3-10 to D.C.
  • Video - More valuable rookie: Robert Griffin III or Alfred Morris? 01:01

    More valuable rookie: Robert Griffin III or Alfred Morris?

    Jan 3
    Is Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris more valuable than fellow rookie Robert Griffin III? Heath Evans talks about the added elements Morris brings to the Redskins' offense.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Seahawks-Redskins 01:04

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Seahawks-Redskins

    Jan 3
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Seattle at Washington