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Redskins-49ers best and worst

Redskins-49ers best and worst

washingtonpost.com Updated Nov 25, 2013
Best and worst moments from Washington’s 27-6 loss to the 49ers at FedEx Field Monday night. Worst Look of Despair: Dan Snyder. Seen above. And this was before things really got out of hand. Best Slump-busters: In his last four games, Colin Kaepernick t…
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  • Robert Griffin III struggles again, is it time to consider a sw…

    Robert Griffin III struggles again, is it time to consider a switch to Kirk Cousins?

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2013
    Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown nine passes all year. They all came against Denver after Robert Griffin III was knocked out of a blowout loss.Griffin is a shell of what he was last season. That's not all his fault. He had no offseaso…
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  • Kaepernick throws 3 TDs as 49ers hammer Redskins

    Kaepernick throws 3 TDs as 49ers hammer Redskins

    The San Francisco 49ers punished Robert Griffin III all night. The Washington Redskins couldn’t cover Anquan Boldin or Vernon Davis and Colin Kapenernick threw three touchdown passes as the 49ers cruised to a 27-6 victory on Monday night. The 49ers held…
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  • The Redskins Honor Navajo Code Talkers, Still Go By "Redskins"

    The Redskins Honor Navajo Code Talkers, Still Go By "Redskins"

    deadspin.com Nov 25, 2013
    The Washington Redskins would appreciate it if you reflect upon the noble, under-acknowledged history of the Navajo Code Talkers. These courageous, talented men developed and memorized a code based on their native language that America's enemies in Worl…
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  • Fourth Quarter Conclusions: #SFvsWAS

    Fourth Quarter Conclusions: #SFvsWAS

    redskins.com Nov 25, 2013
    (AP) The scene at the end was jarring. With more than two minutes left to play and the Redskins taking possession, peppy music played to an otherwise silent stadium as cheerleaders bopped red-and-green Christmas pom-poms devoid of cheer. The Redskins di…
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  • Rapid Reaction: Washington Redskins

    Rapid Reaction: Washington Redskins

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few thoughts and observations after the Washington Redskins' 27-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers: What it means: The Redskins are a mess. They're 3-8 and have dropped the notion that they can turn their season around. Now they just h…
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  • Cofield With The Big Time Forced Fumble

    Cofield With The Big Time Forced Fumble

    redskins.com Nov 25, 2013
    (AP Image) There are two things Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield is good at. The first is wearing a Northwestern fitted hat and the second, and more important to football fans outside of the Illinois school’s campus, is playing some pretty good footba…
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  • Stephen Bowen, Darrel Young out

    Stephen Bowen, Darrel Young out

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins will try to snap a two-game losing streak without three starters, one of whom they already knew wouldn't play. But in addition to tight end Jordan Reed, the Redskins will be without starting defensive end Stephen…
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  • Athletics acquire LHP Abad from Nationals

    Athletics acquire LHP Abad from Nationals

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 25, 2013
    The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington on Monday and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals.
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  • Photos of Leonard Hankerson’s knee surgery

    Photos of Leonard Hankerson’s knee surgery

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25, 2013
    I’ve not yet been invited inside the operating room for an athlete surgery, but thanks to Leonard Hankerson, it sure feels like I have! The injured Redskins receiver continued the trend of getting us closer and closer to the knife-wielding action on his…
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  • Wall, Aldridge nab weekly top player honors

    Wall, Aldridge nab weekly top player honors

    nba.com Nov 25, 2013
    The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 24.
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  • Gametime Exclusive With The Redskins

    Gametime Exclusive With The Redskins

    redskins.com Nov 25, 2013
    (AP Image) For those of you who don’t spend every waking hour of your day within the confines of Redskins Park like head coach Mike Shanahan or lead writer Brian Tinsman, here’s a little bit of exclusive access. Sometimes our articles and access to the …
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  • The New York Knick Facebook page celebrates Amar’e Stoudemire’s…

    The New York Knick Facebook page celebrates Amar’e Stoudemire’s 12-point night (Photo)

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2013
    New York Knicks big man Amar’e Stoudmire entered Saturday night’s game against the Washington Wizards shooting 39 percent from the field, averaging just 3.6 points per game in seven contests. Stuck on a minutes restriction, Stoudemire has had a frustrat…
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  • Redskins Vs. 49ers: Experts Pick ‘Em

    Redskins Vs. 49ers: Experts Pick ‘Em

    redskins.com Nov 25, 2013
    Two media members were very lonesome this week, but their seclusion was honorable. On both of the million-man panels at ESPN and CBS Sports, only one pundit had the courage to stand up and pick the Redskins for Monday night. Former NFL running back Merr…
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  • Ted Leonsis’s existential defense

    Ted Leonsis’s existential defense

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25, 2013
    Fans and media members have assumed this season to be a crucial tipping point for both of Ted Leonsis’s teams. For the Wizards, it’s playoffs or bust; the core is healthy, the kids are growing up, and the end result has to be a playoff berth. For the Ca…
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  • Redskins field position summary: awful

    Redskins field position summary: awful

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25, 2013
    I happened to be listening to 106.7 The Fan on Monday morning, when my buddy Grant Paulsen came on the air and began talking about Washington’s putrid special teams. Paulsen noted that the Redskins could have the NFL’s worst average starting field posit…
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  • Redskins Gameday: Ten Thoughts

    Redskins Gameday: Ten Thoughts

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2013
    After all the losing and the issues that arose last week, it’s imperative the Washington Redskins play well Monday night. Obviously this is no longer about the playoffs, it’s about finishing well and proving that you, indeed, are headed in the right dir…
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  • Gallery: Redskins 49ers History

    Gallery: Redskins 49ers History

    redskins.com Nov 25, 2013
    AP John Riggins deserved a beer. The “Diesel” toted the rock 36 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns and even completed a 36-yard pass against San Francisco in a 1984 NFC Championship game. Afterward, he enjoyed a cold can in the locker room. To see m…
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  • Collinsworth: Bring Shanahan back

    Collinsworth: Bring Shanahan back

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25, 2013
    True fact: As the future of this Redskins coaching staff is debated over the next month or so, 78 percent of Mike Shanahan’s defenders will cite the NFL’s salary cap penalties while arguing that the head coach deserves to be here in 2014. Also, 63 perce…
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  • Video - Week 12: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins highlights 04:15

    Week 12: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins highlights

    Nov 25
    The San Francisco 49ers dominate on both sides of the ball as they defeat the Washington Redskins 27-6 in Week 12 of NFL action.
  • Video - 49ers Lead Redskins After 3rd Quarter 00:30

    49ers Lead Redskins After 3rd Quarter

    Nov 25
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - 49ers Lead Redskins After 1st Quarter 00:25

    49ers Lead Redskins After 1st Quarter

    Nov 25
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - 49ers Lead Redskins At The Half 00:37

    49ers Lead Redskins At The Half

    Nov 25
    Tune to ESPN for live action.

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