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The Redskins are creeping closer to an NFC East title. Washington won its third straight game by topping New York 17-16 to move within one game of the rival Giants in the division.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington 17, New York Giants 16: Ugh, so gross. Moving on. The Giants could have gone a long way to wrapping up the division while also taking the air out of the Washington sails, but no. The Redskins are right in the thick of things despite...let's c…Upvote Share TweetNew York Giants right tackle Sean Locklear was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins with an apparent right knee injury. Locklear was engaged with a defender when a Redskins player fell into LoUpvote Share Tweet
Post-fumble scrum could have resulted in ejectionsAfter a Redskins fumble deep in Giants territory, a scrum emerged. Eventually, Redskins offensive lineman Will Montgomery, while laying on his back, kicked at the knee of Giants defensive lineman Linval Joseph. Joseph retaliated, with a kick to Montgome…Upvote Share TweetThe last time the Redskins hosted a Monday night game, Eagles quarterback Mike Vick had a night for the ages. Now, his career in Philly most likely belongs to the ages. The declaration from coach Andy Reid that rookie Nick Foles will serve as the start…Upvote Share Tweet
Your Monday Night Football Open ThreadYou might not know this because you are not a famous person, but the Giants and Redskins are your Monday Night Football game this week. More »Upvote Share TweetRedskins linebacker London Fletcher will play his 236th consecutive game tonight. The 37-year-old Fletcher is active for the Redskins against the Giants, keeping his streak of consecutive games played intact. Fletcher has never missed a game, starting w…Upvote Share Tweet
Deadspin Up All Night: Hey BelieverThank you for your continued support of Deadspin. You've got six NBA games and some college basketball, plus Giants-Redskins on Monday Night Football. More »Upvote Share TweetNew York Giants safety Kenny Phillips and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul were active and played Monday against the Washington Redskins.Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN's Twitter Has The Thirst, Is Asking Every Famous Person For Monday Night Football PredictionsWho's in charge of ESPN's Twitter account, and why are they tweeting at a bunch of famous people about tonight's Giants-Redskins game? Trying to boost ratings? A game between the defending Super Bowl champions and a team with one of the season's most ex…Upvote Share Tweet
MNF preview: Giants get their second shot at RG3”²s option offenseyahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Monday Night Football 8:30 p.m. ET New York Giants (7-4) at Washington Redskins (5-6) FedEx Field, Landover, MD When the New York Giants beat the Washington Redskins 27-23 on October 21, the winning team walked away with an unusual feeling of foreboding…Upvote Share TweetAfter suffering their eighth straight loss last night, the Philadelphia Eagles tossed defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Washburn was brought in only for his "Wide 9" scheme-hell, they signed the now-crazypants Jason Babin just to help the formation sucUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 3, 2012PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid says rookie Nick Foles will be the starting quarterback even when Michael Vick returns from a concussion.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Chiefs talk with Adam Teicher, Redskins talk with Rich TandlerIt was a weekend filled with competing emotions in Kansas City and we’ll be talking about it on Monday’s PFT Live. Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star will join Mike Florio to talk about everything that went on around the Chiefs over the last two dayUpvote Share TweetSince Dez Bryant joined the Cowboys, the question has always been one about whether or not his obvious athletic gifts would be able to overcome lapses in concentration and judgment on and off the field often enough for him to fulfill his potential. The …Upvote Share TweetThe Panthers are playing a lot of big games down the stretch. At least if you’re an NFL draft junkie. While we spend most of our time in December dissecting the teams in the playoff hunt, we’ll also spend some of our time looking at the teams racing tUpvote Share TweetBryce Brown has proven two things in the last two weeks. One, that he can run well enough to be an NFL starter. Two, that LeSean McCoy has nothing to worry about as the Eagles’ starter. Brown has 347 rushing yards and four touchdowns the last two weeks,Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Tony Romo was brilliant Sunday night in the Dallas Cowboys' victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. But every quarterback who plays the Eagles these days is basically a mix of Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas and Flash Gordon, and anyway Romo's been good for a wh…Upvote Share TweetBeating the Eagles on Sunday night leaves the Cowboys within striking distance of an NFC playoff berth. But at this point, Dallas likely needs to run the table the rest of the way, in addition to getting some help, to make the postseason. And considerin…Upvote Share TweetOver the course of last night, Tony Romo threw his 166th touchdown pass, breaking Troy Aikman’s franchise record. He was 10-of-10 passing in the second half, when he threw three touchdowns. For the fourth time in five games, he threw no interceptions, aUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Dec 3, 2012In his commentary segment at halftime of the Cowboys-Eagles game, Bob Costas spoke in favor of stricter gun control in the wake of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide.Upvote Share Tweet
NY Giants need to rebound from November malaise and return to Super Bowl form in Decembernydailynews.com Updated Dec 3, 2012The calendar has turned from November - which is the cruelest month for the Giants - to December, when NFL champions are forged. If there is a move to be made, this is the month that Big Blue needs to make it.Upvote Share Tweet
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon: 'We needed a win'Dec 3Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon talks to Kim Jones after the game about his solid game and his ability to come back from injury and help his team win.
New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins highlightsDec 3The Washington Redskins receive some impressive running from Alfred Morris and hold the New York Giants to just three points in the second half to knock off them off 17-16 on Monday night.
Giants Lead Redskins At The HalfDec 3Tune to ESPN for live action.
Redskins Lead Giants After 1st QuarterDec 3Tune to ESPN for live action.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …