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Fred Davis says he didn’t ask to be traded

Fred Davis says he didn’t ask to be traded

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 22, 2013
The Redskins reportedly are shopping tight end Fred Davis. If they are, Fred Davis says it’s not happening because he asked for it. “I didn’t request anything,” Davis told LaVar Arrington and Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan in D.C. The talk of a possible tr…
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  • Redskins Film Review: Offense

    Redskins Film Review: Offense

    ESPN.com Oct 22, 2013
    Thoughts and observations after re-watching the Washington Redskins' offense versus Chicago: The Bears made it their mission, it seemed, to slow running back Alfred Morris. But it’s one reason why the bootlegs worked so well: when Morris was in the game…
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  • Remember When Kids Went Outside?

    Remember When Kids Went Outside?

    redskins.com Oct 22, 2013
    For half an hour, Alfred Morris and Joshua Morgan were 10 years old again. The Redskins visited Lake Arbor Elementary School Tuesday to encourage health and fitness at a Hometown Huddle event. At recess, the players lost themselves in Nerf ball games, r…
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  • Report: Brandon Meriweather appeal will be Wednesday

    Report: Brandon Meriweather appeal will be Wednesday

    The NFL suspended Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for two games on Monday for repeated violations of rules governing hits to the head and neck of defenseless receivers and, as expected, the safety has decided to appeal the penalty. Tom Pelissero of …
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  • Help The Redskins Win Week 7 Awards

    Help The Redskins Win Week 7 Awards

    redskins.com Oct 22, 2013
    In the words of Mikey, “Goonies never say die!” Okay so Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu Jr. is far from a Goonie and as a matter of fact he wasn’t a part of this world for another three years after the famous movie’s release, but on October 22…
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  • Trio Of Pierre Garcon Catches Brought Up

    Trio Of Pierre Garcon Catches Brought Up

    redskins.com Oct 22, 2013
    (AP Image) At least offensively, the Washington Redskins lived up to the expectations placed on them in August against the Chicago Bears. Scoring the most points since 2005 (Robert Griffin III was a high schooler then), the Redskins had five offensive t…
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  • More 12-topping Redskins pizzas

    More 12-topping Redskins pizzas

    washingtonpost.com Oct 22, 2013
    True fact: when I briefly waded my toes into the salty pool of sausage-flavored pizza-promotional journalism on Monday, I did not imagine it would lead to a 24-hour viewing of lumpy cheese enmeshed in the fatty tendrils of all sort of horrible meats. I …
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  • Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update

    Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update

    redskins.com Oct 22, 2013
    (AP Image) Regardless of all else that happened Sunday afternoon at FedExField, the Washington Redskins got their second victory of the season and kept themselves very much alive in a diluted (in comparison to the massive reputation built over the years…
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  • The Redskins have lost six straight coin flips

    The Redskins have lost six straight coin flips

    washingtonpost.com Oct 22, 2013
    Here’s a fun little fact, noticed by loyal Redskins fan @fatherball: The Redskins have yet to win a coin flip this season. Now, going 0-for-6 on a 50-50 proposition isn’t a ticket into crazytown just yet, although it’s worthy of noting in this space. Go…
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  • Ruth’s Chris Bethesda Hosts Fans, Players

    Ruth’s Chris Bethesda Hosts Fans, Players

    redskins.com Oct 22, 2013
    A swarm of Redskins fans young and old flooded Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Bethesda, Md., Monday night to enjoy drinks, hors d’oevres and gourmet burgers with four players at the second Monday Night Football Redskins Meet and Greet of the 2013 season. T…
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  • Champ Bailey expected to miss Week Eight

    Champ Bailey expected to miss Week Eight

    profootballtalk.com Oct 22, 2013
    The Broncos face the Redskins in Week Eight, a game that might have special meaning for cornerback Champ Bailey. Bailey started his NFL career in Washington before being traded to the Broncos, who were coached by current Redskins coach Mike Shanahan at …
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  • Video - Will Suspension Change Meriweather? 04:26

    Will Suspension Change Meriweather?

    Oct 22
    The "NFL Live" crew wonders if Brandon Meriweather will change his playing style after being suspended for two games.
  • Video - Drive of the Week: RGIII sparks Skins comeback 03:15

    Drive of the Week: RGIII sparks Skins comeback

    Oct 22
    Brian Baldinger shows why Robert Griffin III is back to form on a 12-play, 80-yard game-winning drive vs. the Chicago Bears in Week 7.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Redskins 00:49

    NFL Nation Buzz: Redskins

    Oct 22
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses how Washington plans to stop Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBs

    Oct 22
    Clayton's mailbag: Because of injuries and risky roster decisions, many teams are scrambling to find backup QBs.
  • Don Banks: Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps aroun…

    Oct 22
    Josh Freeman's epic meltdown Monday night in the Meadowlands was just the latest, and perhaps most ghastly, miscalculation at quarterback this season. Freeman's play was almost mesmerizingly ugly in the 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants, and mo…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Oct 22
    Three years ago today, I sat in the office of Massachusetts neuropathologist Ann McKee, who studies the brains of deceased former football players to discover the effects of repetitive brain trauma. She showed me slides of cross-sections of brains of fo…