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Colt McCoy returns with more confidence

Colt McCoy returns with more confidence

ESPN.com yahoo.com nytimes.com Updated 1 hour ago
ASHBURN, Va. -- The game only occurred a month ago, but Colt McCoy says he’s a different quarterback. And it didn’t dent his confidence when the Redskins opted to re-insert Robert Griffin III back into the starting lineup. Still, in McCoy’s last appeara…
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  • Tracy Porter to IR, Chase Minnifield promoted

    Tracy Porter to IR, Chase Minnifield promoted

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    ASHBURN, Va., -- The Redskins placed Tracy Porter on injured reserve, ending a frustrating and injury-plagued season for the veteran corner. They promoted corner Chase Minnifield off injured reserve to fill his roster spot. The Redskins signed Porter to…
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  • Jay Gruden discusses Robert Griffin III's future, kind of

    Jay Gruden discusses Robert Griffin III's future, kind of

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    There's not a lot of reason to rehash the Washington Redskins' decision to go with Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III at quarterback this week, and likely the rest of the season. That decision is made. Coach Jay Gruden predictably said that McCoy gives …
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  • Jerry Jones is a big fan and admirer of RGIII

    Jerry Jones is a big fan and admirer of RGIII

    washingtonpost.com 6 hours ago
    Before the season, it seemed far more likely that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones would be fielding questions about trading for Johnny Manziel at Thanksgiving than about the Redskins benching Robert Griffin III for Colt McCoy, but here we are. “Well, I…
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  • What the Redskins could gain by trading RGIII

    What the Redskins could gain by trading RGIII

    washingtonpost.com 7 hours ago
    When the Redskins traded three first-round picks and a second-round pick to the Rams before the 2012 draft for the right to select Robert Griffin III, most pundits agreed that Dan Snyder gave up too much to acquire his franchise quarterback. Even the bi…
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  • PHOTOS: Redskins Park Sees First Snow Of The Season

    PHOTOS: Redskins Park Sees First Snow Of The Season

    redskins.com 7 hours ago
    RELATED LINKS: –Ryan Clark Carries Sean Taylor’s Memory With Him On Gameday –Trent Murphy Visits Stanford, Sees Family In Return To California Winter arrived early at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va., as big snowflakes have been coming down from a g…
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  • Recognize Joe Jacoby With Pro Football Hall Of Fame Fan Vote On…

    Recognize Joe Jacoby With Pro Football Hall Of Fame Fan Vote On NFL.com

    redskins.com 8 hours ago
    (AP Image) RELATED LINKS: –Joe Jacoby Announced As Hall Of Fame Semifinalist –Joe Jacoby’s Bio Legendary Washington Redskins offensive lineman Joe Jacoby deserves a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. With the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s selection pr…
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  • Trent Murphy Visits Stanford, Sees Family In Return To Californ…

    Trent Murphy Visits Stanford, Sees Family In Return To California

    redskins.com 11 hours ago
    RELATED LINKS: –Article: Redskins Host 12th Annual Harvest Feast –Photo Gallery Before Trent Murphy was drafted by the Washington Redskins in this past May’s NFL Draft, he was a consensus All-American at Stanford. During his senior season, Murphy record…
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  • Trent Dilfer and Bill Cowher say the Redskins should be patient…

    Trent Dilfer and Bill Cowher say the Redskins should be patient with Robert Griffin III

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Back in September, ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer said that Robert Griffin III’s development as a pocket passer was his No. 1 storyline in the NFL this season. “[If] he doesn’t develop this year, and if he doesn’t buy in, and if it is like pulling teeth to g…
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  • Families Thankful For 12th Annual Redskins Harvest Feast

    Families Thankful For 12th Annual Redskins Harvest Feast

    redskins.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    RELATED LINKS: –Article: Redskins Host 12th Annual Harvest Feast –Photo Gallery All written content in this post is the original work of Jake Kring-Schreifels. Michelle Gooday couldn’t hold back her enthusiasm. Waiting in line to collect food at the Was…
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  • Post Sports Live: As RGIII and Redskins free fall, Wizards keep…

    Post Sports Live: As RGIII and Redskins free fall, Wizards keep rising (Video)

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    The Post’s Kent Babb, Adam Kilgore, Dan Steinberg and Gene Wang discuss Robert Griffin III’s future as the starting quarterback for the Redskins, debate whether the Wizards are legitimate contenders for the Eastern Conference title and look at possible …
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  • The Chris Baker 92 Foundation Visits Wheatley Education Campus …

    The Chris Baker 92 Foundation Visits Wheatley Education Campus To Talk Literacy

    redskins.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Click to view slideshow. RELATED LINKS: — PHOTO GALLERY: The Chris Baker 92 Foundation Kicks Off Literacy Program at Wheatley Education Campus — Chris Baker Wants To Leave Mark On Community All written content in this post is the original work of Brian …
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  • Ex-NFL Defensive Back Charged With Domestic Assault in Virginia

    Ex-NFL Defensive Back Charged With Domestic Assault in Virginia

    nytimes.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault following an altercation at a suburban Washington home, police said Tuesday.
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  • What would happen if Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck traded …

    What would happen if Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck traded places?

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Like Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf — and to a much lesser extent Tim Couch and Donovan McNabb — before them, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III’s individual careers were forever linked when the Colts and Redskins made them the No. 1 and No. 2 picks, resp…
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  • Redskins want you to vote punter Tress Way into the Pro Bowl

    Redskins want you to vote punter Tress Way into the Pro Bowl

    washingtonpost.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    In addition to being the team’s unquestioned MVP this season, punter Tress Way is also the most likely candidate to represent the Redskins at the 2015 Pro Bowl. Way was the leading vote-getter among punters though last week, but has since been passed by…
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  • PHOTO: Entire Family Wears Redskins Gear

    PHOTO: Entire Family Wears Redskins Gear

    redskins.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    RELATED LINKS: –Gallery: Redskins-Colts Through The Years –Gallery: EXCLUSIVE LOOK: Redskins-49ers The Johnson family’s bond is strengthened by their mutual love for the Washington Redskins. Another Redskins fan posted this photo in Redskins gear: Both …
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  • Fan Customizes Burgundy And Gold Shoes To Match Redskins Gear

    Fan Customizes Burgundy And Gold Shoes To Match Redskins Gear

    redskins.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    (Courtesy Alan Grabowski) RELATED LINKS: –Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Burgundy And Gold Gameday Shoes –Kevin Durant’ Birthday Party Featured Redskins Jersey, Burgundy And Gold Shoes Lifelong Washington Redskins fan Alan Grabowski needed an outlet for the incre…
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  • Video - Why Bench Griffin Now? 00:44

    Why Bench Griffin Now?

    Nov 26
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses why coach Jay Gruden decided to bench quarterback Robert Griffin III and give the start start against Indianapolis to Colt McCoy.
  • Video - How RG III Benching Is Perceived In Locker Room 01:22

    How RG III Benching Is Perceived In Locker Room

    Nov 26
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses Redskins coach Jay Gruden's decision to bench QB Robert Griffin III and how the players feel about this move.
  • Video - Colt McCoy Provides Best Option At QB For Redskins 01:02

    Colt McCoy Provides Best Option At QB For Redskins

    Nov 26
    There are two reasons why the Redskins turned away from quarterback Robert Griffin III -- and also Kirk Cousins -- and will instead start Colt McCoy against Indianapolis on Sunday.
  • Video - Colts To Face McCoy 01:14

    Colts To Face McCoy

    Nov 26
    ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells discusses why the Redskins have made the right decision to start quarterback Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III against Indianapolis this weekend.

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    Nov 26
    By Peter King I think Washington coach Jay Gruden made a mistake benching Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy. I say that with the full understanding that Griffin is awful right now. “He has the yips,” says Chris Cooley, the analyst on the team’s …
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