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Dungy: RGIII is not healthy

Dungy: RGIII is not healthy

washingtonpost.com Updated Sep 15, 2013
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 →
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  • Ten observations: Packers 38, Redskins 20

    Ten observations: Packers 38, Redskins 20

    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 …
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  • Robert Griffin III says he can be a “stern leader” if needed

    Robert Griffin III says he can be a “stern leader” if needed

    profootballtalk.com Sep 15, 2013
    There 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…
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  • Redskins need a dynamic RG III

    Redskins need a dynamic RG III

    ESPN.com Sep 15, 2013
    GREEN 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 …
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  • Banks: Surprise 2012 playoff teams underachieving; more Snaps

    Banks: Surprise 2012 playoff teams underachieving; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Sep 15, 2013
    The Redskins are far from last season's playoff form, one of several underachieving teams in 2013.
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  • Crown-of-helmet rule creates mixed bag of calls

    Crown-of-helmet rule creates mixed bag of calls

    profootballtalk.com Sep 15, 2013
    After 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…
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  • Yup, Some Redskins Fans Are Calling For Kirk Cousins To Start

    Yup, Some Redskins Fans Are Calling For Kirk Cousins To Start

    With 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…
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  • Player’s Turn: Robert Griffin III At The Mic

    Player’s Turn: Robert Griffin III At The Mic

    redskins.com Sep 15, 2013
    (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…
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  • Washington’s defense falters in loss at Green Bay

    Washington’s defense falters in loss at Green Bay

    profootballtalk.com Sep 15, 2013
    Here’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…
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  • Rodgers passes for 480 yards, 4 TDs in rout

    Rodgers passes for 480 yards, 4 TDs in rout

    ESPN.com Sep 15, 2013
    Aaron 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.
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  • Redskins-Packers best and worst

    Redskins-Packers best and worst

    Best 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. … …
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  • A Packers RB Finally Had A 100-Yard Day

    A Packers RB Finally Had A 100-Yard Day

    deadspin.com Sep 15, 2013
    For 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...
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  • Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    redskins.com Sep 15, 2013
    (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…
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  • Mike Shanahan yelling in slow motion is terrifying

    Mike Shanahan yelling in slow motion is terrifying

    washingtonpost.com Sep 15, 2013
    This 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 →
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  • Meriweather strikes again, and knocks himself out of the game

    Meriweather strikes again, and knocks himself out of the game

    Redskins 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…
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  • Kai Forbath inactive; John Potter to kick for Washington

    Kai Forbath inactive; John Potter to kick for Washington

    Redskins 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 …
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  • Burgundy cheeseheads

    Burgundy cheeseheads

    washingtonpost.com Sep 15, 2013
    The 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 →
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  • ‘Green Bay Y’all Have Got A Problem’

    ‘Green Bay Y’all Have Got A Problem’

    redskins.com Sep 15, 2013
    (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…
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  • For They Have Spoken: Expert Picks Are In

    For They Have Spoken: Expert Picks Are In

    redskins.com Sep 15, 2013
    (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 …
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  • VOTE: Who Shines Brightest Vs. GB?

    VOTE: Who Shines Brightest Vs. GB?

    redskins.com Sep 15, 2013
    (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…
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  • Redskins game day: Ten thoughts

    Redskins game day: Ten thoughts

    ESPN.com Sep 15, 2013
    1. 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…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Packers Recap 03:44

    Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Packers Recap

    Sep 15
    Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Packers week 2 victory over the Redskins.
  • Video - Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon 6-yard TD catch 00:47

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon 6-yard TD catch

    Sep 15
    Washington 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.
  • Video - Redskins postgame press conference 05:03

    Redskins postgame press conference

    Sep 15
    Redskins react following game with Packers
  • Video - Rodgers, Packers Rout Redskins 00:37

    Rodgers, Packers Rout Redskins

    Sep 15
    Aaron Rodgers threw for four touchdowns to help the Packers beat the Redskins 38-20.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos again show it's not how you start, it's how you finish

    Sep 15
    EAST 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 Cardinals

    Sep 15
    GLENDALE, 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 15
    EAST 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 emerging

    Sep 15
    Prolific QB performances and close games are quickly becoming 2013 staples, writes John Clayton.