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photos from the sidelines: week 5

photos from the sidelines: week 5

homermcfanboy.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
(photos by Brian Murphy) One thing is crystal clear about the Washington Redskins these days - they are not fans of FedEx Field. Maybe it’s because they practice in Virginia and don’t enjoy the commute to Maryland or maybe they wish the franchise st
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  • Robert Griffin III thinks he’ll play next week

    Robert Griffin III thinks he’ll play next week

    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was knocked out of Sunday’s game with a concussion, but he doesn’t think he’ll be out long. Griffin wrote on Twitter after the Redskins’ 24-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday and said that he believes he’ll
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  • The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Ov…

    The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »
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  • Griffin III Knocked Out; Redskins Fall to Falcons 24-17

    Griffin III Knocked Out; Redskins Fall to Falcons 24-17

    The Redskins Sunday had a golden shot to top the undefeated Atlanta Falcons at home, but not only lost the game, but lost rookie QB Robert Griffin III in the process. Griffin III was knocked out with what’s being called a mild concussion after Falcons L
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  • RG3 'shaken up' after hit; return questionable

    RG3 'shaken up' after hit; return questionable

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III left Sunday's game in the third quarter after taking a big hit from Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.
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  • WAS-ATL: Halftime Recollections

    WAS-ATL: Halftime Recollections

    redskins.com Oct 7, 2012
    (AP photo) The offensive woes continued into the second quarter of today’s game between the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons. But this time around, the Washington defense took advantage. Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan tipped a Matt Ryan pas
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  • Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    redskins.com Oct 7, 2012
    (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 th
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  • WAS-ATL: First Quarter Summations

    WAS-ATL: First Quarter Summations

    redskins.com Oct 7, 2012
    Those who predicted a shootout today between the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons were in for a surprise in the first quarter. Neither team got on the scoreboard in a quick-moving first quarter that saw each drive end in a punt for both teams…
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  • Instagram Gallery: ‘Skins Get In A Stretch

    Instagram Gallery: ‘Skins Get In A Stretch

    Click to view slideshow. The Washington Redskins get in a good stretch prior to today’s showdown against the Atlanta Falcons at FedExField. Be sure to follow the Redskins (@Redskins) on Instagram.
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  • How you feeling? Redskins-Falcons

    How you feeling? Redskins-Falcons

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    As the Washington Redskins prepare to host the 4-0 Atlanta Falcons at 1 pm ET on Sunday, here's one reason for Redskins fans to be feeling good and one reason for concern. Feeling good: There is a chance the Redskins will be able to run the kind of cloc…
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  • Rev Redskin’s ‘Kickin’ The Chicken’

    Rev Redskin’s ‘Kickin’ The Chicken’

    redskins.com Oct 7, 2012
    Rev Redskin is back and is pumped up for today’s game against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons at FedExField. He has a special message for you Redskins faithful who are also looking to be “kickin’ the chicken” today. Check it out:
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  • Video - RG3 Has To Be More Careful 01:41

    RG3 Has To Be More Careful

    Oct 7
    Eric Allen discusses Robert Griffin III's injury as well as the Falcons' chances going forward.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Redskins Recap 01:40

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Redskins Recap

    Oct 7
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Falcons' 24-17 win over the Redskins who lost RG3 to injury in the 2nd half.
  • Video - Shanahan On RG3's Injury 00:43

    Shanahan On RG3's Injury

    Oct 7
    Mike Shanahan talks about the injury to Robert Griffin III during the third quarter of the Redskins loss to the Falcons.
  • Video - RG3 Injured As Falcons Improve To 5-0 00:38

    RG3 Injured As Falcons Improve To 5-0

    Oct 7
    Robert Griffin III left the game after taking a big hit from linebacker Sean Weatherspoon in the third quarter.

Sports Columnists

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    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
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    Oct 7
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