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Redskins Get Back to Basics in Win Over Eagles

Redskins Get Back to Basics in Win Over Eagles

By Troy Jefferson The Washington Redskins needed a win and they got it. Coming into the game, the Redskins were winless in their last eight tries vs. rookie quarterbacks. Nick Foles made his first career start and was harassed all day by Redskins’ defen
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  • McCoy concussion latest blow to Eagles

    McCoy concussion latest blow to Eagles

    LANDOVER, Md. -- In the final minutes of a lopsided loss to the Washington Redskins, with the Philadelphia Eagles trailing by 25 points, running back LeSean McCoy suffered a concussion. There was no immediate word on the long-term implications for McCoy…
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  • Eagles players see writing on the wall for Andy Reid

    Eagles players see writing on the wall for Andy Reid

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The Eagles got blown out of the building by the Redskins on Sunday, a result that was bad news for coach Andy Reid. It’s now six straight losses for the Eagles and the margin of defeat keeps getting bigger. Owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that the tea
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  • 12th Man Battle Goes To The Best Fans

    12th Man Battle Goes To The Best Fans

    redskins.com Nov 18, 2012
    Not only did the Washington Redskins pummel the Philadelphia Eagles on the field today, but you Redskins supporters continued to show that you are the best fanbase in the NFL. The Redskins fans today won the “12th Man Battle” against the Eagles fans,
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  • Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit:…

    Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …
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  • Brandon Meriweather says knee injury isn’t serious

    Brandon Meriweather says knee injury isn’t serious

    Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather probably shouldn’t walk under any ladders. Meriweather’s left knee injury kept him out for weeks of the regular season before he was finally ready to return on Sept. 30 against the Buccaneers. He collided with wide
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  • RG III nearly perfect in Redskins win

    RG III nearly perfect in Redskins win

    yahoo.com Nov 18, 2012
    Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards during the Washington Redskins 31-6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. By itself, that number is not that impressive. What is impressive is that of the 15 passes he threw, 14 were caught. Four were for touchdowns.  …
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  • RG3 throws 4 TDs in Redskins' rout of Eagles

    RG3 throws 4 TDs in Redskins' rout of Eagles

    Robert Griffin III threw four touchdown passes Sunday, and the Washington Redskins broke a three-game losing streak with a 31-6 win over the skidding Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Nats' negotiations with LaRoche going slowly

    Nats' negotiations with LaRoche going slowly

    MLB.com Nov 18, 2012
    Negotiations between the Nationals and first baseman Adam LaRoche are going slowly, according to a source familiar with the talks.
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  • Nick Foles picked on first drive

    Nick Foles picked on first drive

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The name of the quarterback has changed, but the turnovers have continued for the Eagles. Nick Foles was intercepted on third down of his first drive as a starter, which set the Redskins up in good field position that they used to grab a 7-0 lead. Foles…
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  • Pierre Garçon returns for the Redskins

    Pierre Garçon returns for the Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    For the first time since Week Five against the Falcons, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be able to throw the ball to Pierre Garçon. Garçon has been sidelined since then with a foot problem that first cropped up in the season opener and ne…
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  • How you feeling? Eagles-Redskins

    How you feeling? Eagles-Redskins

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. -- As the Washington Redskins prepare to host the Philadelphia Eagles today at 1 p.m. ET at FedEx Field, here's one reason for Eagles fans to feel good and one reason for Redskins fans to do the same. Eagles feeling good: The Eagles have w…
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  • Video - RG3 Guides Redskins To Biggest Win Since 2007 00:37

    RG3 Guides Redskins To Biggest Win Since 2007

    Nov 18
    Robert Griffin III and Santonio Holmes address the media after leading the Redskins to their biggest win since 2007.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Redskins Recap 01:22

    Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Redskins Recap

    Nov 18
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Redskins' 31-6 win over the Eagles.
  • Video - Redskins postgame press conference 05:45

    Redskins postgame press conference

    Nov 18
    Redskins react following game with Eagles
  • Video - Eagles Lose Sixth Straight 00:32

    Eagles Lose Sixth Straight

    Nov 18
    Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Redskins over the Eagles 31-6.

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