This is the September 15, 2013 news archive. View today's Redskins rumors and news.
Dungy: RGIII is not healthy
When I posted the rantings of random Redskins fans who were convinced that the team should give Kirk Cousins a chance, a few neutral observers rightly accused me of cheap trolling for page views by highlighting the fever dreams of … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweet
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ten observations after the Redskins' 38-20 loss at the Green Bay Packers. Do not assume that just because the Redskins were 3-6 and won seven straight that they will emerge from this horrid start to have great success. It wasn’t that …Upvote Share Tweet
Robert Griffin III says he can be a “stern leader” if neededThere has been a lot of focus on Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s play in the two weeks of the season, and that’s not going to change, especially with Washington starting 0-2. What’s more, Griffin III’s leadership was a topic of conversation af…Upvote Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Robert Griffin III said the right things, pointing out how he has to be better. He said he’ll be the hard-ass if that’s what others on the team want and that he’ll run when the opportunity presents itself. That’s great. This ugly 0-2 …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Sep 15, 2013The Redskins are far from last season's playoff form, one of several underachieving teams in 2013.Upvote Share TweetAfter 82 games with no issues regarding the new rule preventing forcible contact against an opponent with the crown of the helmet, the new standard came up three times on Sunday. In the game between Washington and Green Bay, Redskins safety Brandon Meri…Upvote Share TweetWith a second straight disappointing performance, the preseason Super Bowl champs are really trying the patience of a fanbase that doesn't have much patience to begin with. But maybe give the franchise savior more than two hours of game action before ca…Upvote Share Tweet(AP Image) Going into today’s game, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III knew that this would be, perhaps, his biggest test of the year. Playing at Lambeau Field is never easy but add to that the fact that the Packers were having a homecom…Upvote Share Tweet
Washington’s defense falters in loss at Green BayHere’s the good news for Washington: Mike Shanahan’s club will be no more than a game out of first place in the NFC East after the Eagles and Cowboys lost on Sunday. On the other hand, the Redskins have looked vulnerable on their way to an 0-2 start. Th…Upvote Share Tweet
Rodgers passes for 480 yards, 4 TDs in routAaron Rodgers threw for a career-high 480 yards and four touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers used a big first half against the Washington Redskins to win their home opener 38-20 on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetBest and worst moments from Washington’s 38-20 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field. Worst First-Half Offense: Robert Griffin III’s awful beginning on Monday Night Football was chalked up to rust, especially when he settled in during the second half. … …Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Sep 15, 2013For the first time since the 2010 playoffs, a Packers running back has gone over 100 yards. Their backup RB. The Redskins defense is a mess.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special(AP Image) 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Shanahan yelling in slow motion is terrifyingThis image of Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan yelling in slow motion is the only thing more horrifying than the score. Niles Paul was on the receiving end of this dressing down after earning himself a 15-yard penalty. I mean, this … Continue reading →Upvote Share TweetRedskins safety Brandon Meriweather now has used the crown of his helmet twice against opposing ball carriers. The first time, he knocked Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game. The second time, Meriweather knocked himself out. With running bac…Upvote Share TweetRedskins placekicker Kai Forbath is inactive with a groin injury, leaving second-year pro John Potter to handle the kicking for Washington on Sunday at Lambeau Field. The 23-year-old Potter has NFL regular-season kicking experience, as he kicked off 26 …Upvote Share Tweet
Burgundy cheeseheadsThe Redskins are in Green Bay. Some fans have burgundy cheeseheads. The end. Ok, fine, this is too short. How ’bout an excerpt from Pete Dougherty’s piece on RGIII in Sunday’s Green Bay Press Gazette: Based on his performance Monday … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweet
‘Green Bay Y’all Have Got A Problem’(AP Image) Comedian Chris Paul, host of “Redskins Late Night” on NBC-4 on Sunday mornings at 1:30 a.m. all season long, put together his Week 2 jam for the Redskins-Packers matchup starting at the 18:25 mark: He was joined this week by wide receiver Leo…Upvote Share Tweet
For They Have Spoken: Expert Picks Are In(AP Image) In a recurring event that Redskins fans have seen all too often over the years, after only one loss a majority of the national “experts” are picking against the Washington Redskins this afternoon and foresee a rough start for the team. While …Upvote Share Tweet(AP Image) Today’s matchup against the Green Bay Packers represents the first time two of the NFC’s perennial best square of since 2010 when the Redskins rallied late in the fourth quarter before forcing overtime where the special teams pulled through f…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins game day: Ten thoughts1. One of the game films Washington watched a lot of this past week, according to linebacker Brian Orakpo, was Seattle’s 14-12 win over Green Bay last season. Seattle slowed Aaron Rodgers and the Packers’ offense by playing a lot of Cover 3 and kept the…Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Packers RecapSep 15Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Packers week 2 victory over the Redskins.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon 6-yard TD catchSep 15Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon reels in a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Robert Griffin III for the team's first score of the game.
Redskins postgame press conferenceSep 15Redskins react following game with Packers
Rodgers, Packers Rout RedskinsSep 15Aaron Rodgers threw for four touchdowns to help the Packers beat the Redskins 38-20.
Don Banks: Broncos again show it's not how you start, it's how you finishSep 15EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It's a mere two weeks into the NFL's regular season, but this much we've already learned about these Denver Broncos: If you don't get to them early, you don't get to them, period.
Trotter: Unheralded players provide a boost for CardinalsSep 15GLENDALE, Ariz. - The game had come down to this: fourth-and-4 with 1 minute, 15 seconds to play. The Lions needed a first down from their own 43 yard line to have any shot of overcoming a four-point deficit against the Cardinals, and they made their in…
Don Banks: Surprising 2012 playoff teams underachieving in 2013; more Snap…Sep 15EAST RUTHERFORD, N. J. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take a look at a Week 2 in the NFL that was chock-full of close games and comebacks. ...
Clayton's Last Call: Early themes emergingSep 15Prolific QB performances and close games are quickly becoming 2013 staples, writes John Clayton.