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Picking apart the Week Five picks

Picking apart the Week Five picks

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
Every Thursday, MDS joins PFT Live to discuss our game picks for the coming week. This week, we disagree on two games - Cardinals at Rams (which is going on right now) and Falcons at Redskins. We also each have one game that makes us nervous.  For MDS,
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  • ‘Skins Take Over Bethesda Ruth’s Chris

    ‘Skins Take Over Bethesda Ruth’s Chris

    redskins.com Oct 4, 2012
    Click to view slideshow. (Photos courtesy of Megan Llewellyn) Area Washington Redskins fans on Monday night got their second chance to head to Ruth’s Chris Steak House and chill with members of their favorite team. The meet and greet at Ruth’s Chris S
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  • Pierre Garçon says he won’t be 100 percent for a while

    Pierre Garçon says he won’t be 100 percent for a while

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Redskins got wide receiver Pierre Garçon back for Sunday’s win over the Buccaneers, although it was clear he wasn’t 100 percent recovered from his foot injury during the game. Garçon’s biggest play came when he fell on a Robert Griffin III fum
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  • Aldrick Robinson recovers from pregame collision

    Aldrick Robinson recovers from pregame collision

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Before Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather ran into receiver Aldrick Robinson, who was walking with his head down. Robinson was knocked unconscious. Amazingly, Robinson has been cleared to play. Even more amazingly,
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  • Who Exactly Is Rapper T.I. Rooting For?

    Who Exactly Is Rapper T.I. Rooting For?

    redskins.com Oct 4, 2012
    (Photo from Is rapper T.I. switching allegiances and instead rooting for the Washington Redskins against his hometown Atlanta Falcons on Sunday? The photo above certainly would give that impression. T.I. is the most recent celebrity to dawn the Redskins…
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  • Robert Griffin III, Offensive Rookie of Month

    Robert Griffin III, Offensive Rookie of Month

    The Washington Redskins announced Thursday that their rookie quarterback, Robert Griffin III, has been named the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Month for September. This strikes me as something of a no-brainer selection, as his closest competition likely…
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  • Adjusted cap shows $32.5 million spread between Jags and Redski…

    Adjusted cap shows $32.5 million spread between Jags and Redskins

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    The per-team unadjusted salary cap this year is $120.6 million. But no team has an actual salary cap of $120.6 million. Via various accounting devices (including the ability to carry over unused cap space from 2011 and the penalties imposed on the Cowbo…
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  • Series History: Redskins-Falcons

    Series History: Redskins-Falcons

    redskins.com Oct 4, 2012
    (Atlanta Falcons quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver gets pulled down by Washington Redskins defensive end Fred Stokes on Nov. 11, 1991, at RFK stadium. The Redskins won game 56-17 to remain undefeated on the year. [AP Photo])The Redskins have played the Fal…
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  • josh leribeus enjoying the rookie experience

    josh leribeus enjoying the rookie experience

    homermcfanboy.com Oct 4, 2012
    (photos by Brian Murphy) [Editor's note: This season, the Washington Redskins have asked my brother, Joel Murphy, and I to occasionally write feature stories for the team's official website, Redskins.com. This article, which was written by Joel is our f…
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  • Breakfast links: Numbers on RG3

    Breakfast links: Numbers on RG3

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    Good Thursday morning to you all here in the NFC East. We are gearing up for a weekend of three games that will teach us whether the Eagles are over their turnover problem, whether the Giants can handle their injury problem and whether the Redskins are …
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  • Video - Weather update: Falcons  @ Redskins 01:00

    Weather update: Falcons @ Redskins

    Oct 4
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Falcons @ Redskins.
  • Video - Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins 02:12

    Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

    Oct 4
    NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Falcons-Redskins 00:37

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Falcons-Redskins

    Oct 4
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Atlanta at Washington

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