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Dr. James Andrews (finally) clams up on RGIII, sort of
profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 26, 2013
When it comes to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews has shown something less than renowned P.R. skills. And so, after saying a few things that haven’t helped the situation, Dr. Andrews has opted to say…Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who suffered a concussion Monday night, is unlikely to play Sunday against the Washington Redskins, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins need more WR productionASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins kept rotating the players, hoping one would emerge. Neither Josh Morgan nor Leonard Hankerson pulled away, so the rotation continues. Now the question is: Will one of them do enough to keep defenses from focusing …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 26, 2013Earlier on Thursday, Mike Florio took a look at the limited running that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has done out of read-option looks this year and opined that “defenses eventually will stop falling for it” as a result. Griffin’s offensive …Upvote Share TweetASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed did not practice for a second consecutive day, though coach Mike Shanahan remains hopeful that Reed might be able to play Sunday. Kicker Kai Forbath (groin), linebacker Brandon Jenkins (ankle) an…Upvote Share Tweet(AP Image) Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan got his first led role in the NFL with the Raiders in 1988. Now 25 years later, he’s hoping to get his first win of the 2013 campaign against the team that gave him his first taste of NFL head coac…Upvote Share Tweet
Sleeping in a car kickstarted Jose Gumbs’s path to the NFLwashingtonpost.com Sep 26, 2013Jose Gumbs beat out DeJon Gomes for his spot on the Redskins’ 53-man roster. But the safety admits that the football wasn’t in his, or his family’s, plan growing up. Gumbs was born and raised in Brooklyn before his family … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweet
Coach’s Turn: Jim Haslett At The Mic(AP Image) On Thursday, Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett addressed the media. Haslett’s unit has been disappointing through the first three weeks of the season, but showed obvious improvement against the Detroit Lions. Predicated on…Upvote Share Tweet
The Cowboys can run away with the NFC East — sorry Giants, Eagles and Redskins — as long as they don’t do Cowboys thingsnydailynews.com Sep 26, 2013The Cowboys once responded to Jimmy Johnson when he was leading them to Super Bowl championships. And now they have that chance again.Upvote Share Tweet
Stress can drive Washington Redskins againASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins returned to a position they conquered last season. That doesn’t mean it’s one they wanted to repeat. Yes, the odds are stacked high against them making the playoffs after an 0-3 start. They also were rather high a…Upvote Share Tweet
Sweeping Curve: Playing On Baseball FieldThis time two weeks ago the Redskins were getting bombarded with questions about their thoughts on famed Lambeau Field and the cheeseheads. Lambeau, which is on every football fan’s dream list of stadiums to visit, gives off a nostalgic feeling and symb…Upvote Share Tweet
RG III lobbies Harper for some sliding helpWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III knows there's someone in town who might help him with his sliding. And he'll be available soon.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsSep 26Antonio Pierce gives his take on some of the biggest surprises in the NFL so far this season.
Countdown Daily Prediction: WSH-OAKSep 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Washington at Oakland.
Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Oakland RaidersSep 26NFL Films previews the Week 4 matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders.
Inside Edge: Redskins at RaidersSep 26ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for Washington at Oakland.
Sacramento Kings give DeMarcus Cousins four-year extension worth $60 milli…Sep 26CCCC
Sacramento Kings give DeMarcus Cousins four-year extension worth $60 milli…Sep 26The Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins reached terms late Thursday on a four-year contract extension worth in excess of $60 million, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
Don't Forget About AhmadSep 26Don't Forget About Ahmad
Biggest NFL games of Week 4 -- John Clayton's First and 10Sep 26John Clayton's First and 10: Top-spending teams in free agency are seeing early results.