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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins Film Review: OffenseESPN.com Updated Oct 22, 2013Thoughts 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Remember When Kids Went Outside?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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Help The Redskins Win Week 7 AwardsIn 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Trio Of Pierre Garcon Catches Brought Up(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…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Updated Oct 22, 2013True 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins Weekly Stat Ranking Update(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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Redskins have lost six straight coin flipswashingtonpost.com Updated Oct 22, 2013Here’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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ruth’s Chris Bethesda Hosts Fans, PlayersA 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 22, 2013The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Will Suspension Change Meriweather?Oct 22The "NFL Live" crew wonders if Brandon Meriweather will change his playing style after being suspended for two games.
Drive of the Week: RGIII sparks Skins comebackOct 22Brian 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.
NFL Nation Buzz: RedskinsOct 22ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses how Washington plans to stop Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning.
NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBsOct 22Clayton'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 22Josh 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 MailbagOct 22Three 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…