This is the December 23, 2012 news archive. View today's Redskins rumors and news.
1. “Dancing With The Dead” by 10 Years For the briefest of moments, it absolutely appeared the Washington Redskins were going to do their best to ruin the holidays. That’s because, for the briefest of moments, it appeared that Philadelphia Eagles quUpvote Share Tweet
The Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins game that will decide the NFC East is moving to prime time.Upvote Share Tweet
photos from the sidelines: week 16homermcfanboy.com Dec 23, 2012There was a point in time earlier this season when fans of the Washington Redskins were forced to cringe and avert their eyes whenever the defense took the field. Thanks to a paper-thin secondary and a nonexistent pass rush, Washington’s defense strugglUpvote Share TweetThe NFL and NBC announced Sunday night that next Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, Md,. will be played in prime time, with kickoff scheduled for 8:20 pm ET. It's the second year in a row tha…Upvote Share Tweet
"Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 23, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA -- It's now more real than it's ever been -- this idea that the Washington Redskins can win the NFC East for the first time since 1999 and make the playoffs in Robert Griffin III's first year as their quarterback. They need only to win one …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 23, 2012Somehow, someway, the Cowboys had to deliver the most torture possible to their fans. Instead of giving up hope after being blown out by the Redskins on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys won three in a row and thanks to some help, had a real chance for a NFC Ea…Upvote Share TweetEagles coach Andy Reid’s final home game ended not with a bang or a whimper but with an extended monologue from Ed Hochuli. With the Eagles on the Washington five yard line, poised for what could have been an overtime-forcing seven points (or, possibly,Upvote Share TweetRobert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury, Kai Forbath set the NFL record for consecutive field goals to begin a career and the Redskins held on to beat the Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
#WASvsPHI: Fourth Quarter Conclusions(AP photo) The Washington Redskins are one win away from an NFC East title. The Redskins - now winners of six straight - defeated the host Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 today at Lincoln Financial Field, setting up a battle for the division title next SundUpvote Share Tweet
#WASvsPHI: Third Quarter Thoughts(AP photo) The Washington Redskins’ defense helped steal the momentum from the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half of today’s game. The Washington offense, meanwhile, took that momentum and ran with it to begin the second half, needing just five plaUpvote Share Tweet
‘Skins hold slim lead at the halfThe dream is still alive. The Redskins have responded from an early deficit in Philly, and they currently are halfway to a sixth straight win. At the half, they lead the Eagles, 13-10. Quarterback Robert Griffin III, playing two weeks after suffering a…Upvote Share Tweet
#WASvsPHI: Halftime Summations(AP photo) A bit of NFL history was made in the second quarter of today’s game between the Redskins and the Eagles. Washington kicker Kai Forbath’s two field goals in the period - from 45 and 42 yards - passed the Saints’ Garrett Hartley’s NFLUpvote Share Tweet
Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special(AP photo) Monday is Redskins Day at Papa John’s. A day after every Redskins game, fans can order a large cheese pizza for only $9.99, plus for each touchdown the Redskins score, fans get one free topping. And with a Redskins victory, fans get double thUpvote Share Tweet
#WASvsPHI: First Quarter Recollections(AP photo) After missing his first-career game last Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is back. Griffin III led his Redskins (8-6) team - winner of five straight - into today’s pivotal NFC East showdown vs.Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA -- For the first time all season, the Washington Redskins will have to make a change to one of the starting positions on their offensive line. Right tackle Tyler Polumbus, who suffered a concussion in last week's victory in Cleveland, is am…Upvote Share Tweet
Snyder should arrange Shanahan-to-Shanahan succession planThere’s plenty of talk, and rightfully so, that Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should receive consideration to become a head coach in the looming hiring cycle. But we’re reminded of a rumor that was making the rounds when Shanahan and SoUpvote Share Tweet
RG III Discusses ProgressDec 23Robert Griffin III catches up with Sal Paolantonio to discuss the Redskins' playoff push.
Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Eagles RecapDec 23Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Redskins' 27-20 win over the Eagles.
Redskins vs. Eagles highlightsDec 23Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury, and the Redskins held on to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth win in a row.
Redskins postgame press conferenceDec 23Redskins react following game with Eagles
Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16Dec 23The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings topple Houston Tex…Dec 23Adrian Peterson held to 86 yards, but Minnesota Vikings keep playoff hopes alive with win over Houston Texans