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Week Five injury report roundup

Week Five injury report roundup

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
We cover all of the biggest injury stories throughout the day on Friday, but feel free to use this as a one-stop shop to catch up on those posts and any other names worth mentioning that we’ll throw in here every Friday. Falcons at Redskins Redskins wid
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  • Redskins CB Griffin (hamstring) out again

    Redskins CB Griffin (hamstring) out again

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    Washington Redskins nickel cornerback Cedric Griffin will sit out Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
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  • Antonio Gates, Mike Shanahan join PFT on NBC Sports Network

    Antonio Gates, Mike Shanahan join PFT on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    It’s Friday, which means it is time for an all-out blitz on Week Five. Joining Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network to set the stage will be Chargers tight end Antonio Gates and Redskins coach Mike Shanahan. Gates and the Chargers will be trying to a
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  • Anthony Kearns To Sing National Anthem

    Anthony Kearns To Sing National Anthem

    redskins.com Oct 5, 2012
    (Photo via fedewaconsulting.com) The Irish Tenors performer Anthony Kearns will sing The National Anthem prior to Sunday’s game between the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons at FedExField. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. “I’m delighted to
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  • Friday’s Redskins Park Update

    Friday’s Redskins Park Update

    redskins.com Oct 5, 2012
    Friday’s Redskins Park Update, brought to you by Redskins.com lead writer Brian Tinsman and Redskins.com blogger Andrew Walker. Today’s update: injury statuses for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons and the status of the Redskins’ three run
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  • Redskins Among ‘Most-Watchable’ Teams

    Redskins Among ‘Most-Watchable’ Teams

    redskins.com Oct 5, 2012
    (AP photo) The Washington Redskins have one of the highest-scoring offenses in the league, two incredibly talented rookies at quarterback and running back doing their thing, while all four of their games so far in 2012 have come down to the wire. As a r…
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  • Joe Gibbs’ YFT Country Fair Tomorrow

    Joe Gibbs’ YFT Country Fair Tomorrow

    redskins.com Oct 5, 2012
    (Photo via YouthForTomorrow.com) If you’re in the Washington, D.C., area, open up your Saturday to support one of the best causes around - as well as Redskins legendary head coach Joe Gibbs. The 27th-annual Youth For Tomorrow Country Fair and Auctions
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  • Exclusive Look At Redskins’ Pink Gear

    Exclusive Look At Redskins’ Pink Gear

    redskins.com Oct 5, 2012
    Click to view slideshow. Other than raising awareness and money for breast cancer research and initiatives, one of the coolest things about October in the NFL is that the league is somewhat lax on its strict uniform rules. The players are really allowed…
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  • Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlight

    Week 5 Matchups: Ryan and Griffin Grab Spotlight

    nytimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    The top games this weekend feature a classic quarterback matchup (Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning) and meeting of top young quarterbacks (Matt Ryan vs. Robert Griffin III).
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  • Video - Week 4: Pepsi MAX Rookie of the week winner 00:35

    Week 4: Pepsi MAX Rookie of the week winner

    Oct 5
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw for more than 320 yards and ran for a touchdown in a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Video - Can the Falcons stop RG3? 03:22

    Can the Falcons stop RG3?

    Oct 5
    Charley Casserly and Willie McGinest break down the matchup between the undefeated Atlanta Falcons and the Washington Redskins, focusing primarily on rookie phenom Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins 03:52

    'Playbook': Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

    Oct 5
    Will either team's defense be able to keep up with the opponent's highly skilled quarterback? Find out why one of our three analysts does not think the Falcons will stay undefeated.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: QB Matchups 01:45

    NFL Live OT: QB Matchups

    Oct 5
    Tedy Bruschi and Mark Schlereth discuss the quarterback matchups that they are excited to watch this weekend.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.