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NFC East teams show off flaws as NY Giants, Eagles, Cowboys and…

NFC East teams show off flaws as NY Giants, Eagles, Cowboys and Redskins all lose on Sunday

nydailynews.com Updated Sep 16, 2013
The disappointment of another loss in the Manning Bowl was evident on Eli’s face after his four-interception meltdown against the Broncos, but it’s never too early to be scoreboard-watching and he managed to find some good news.
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  • Redskins seek answers after 0-2 start

    Redskins seek answers after 0-2 start

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Redskins don’t have the answers, just like they didn’t have them a year ago when they tumbled to 3-6. Just like then, they had one approach: Show up for work Wednesday and try again the following week. That’s about all they can do. T…
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  • Eddie Lacy update coming Wednesday, but Pack isn’t looking for …

    Eddie Lacy update coming Wednesday, but Pack isn’t looking for a back

    The Packers lost rookie running back Eddie Lacy to a concussion during their win over the Redskins when Washington safety Brandon Meriweather delivered a crushing helmet-to-helmet blow to him early in the game. At his Monday press conference, coach Mike…
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  • Redskins offense limited by play, not RG III

    Redskins offense limited by play, not RG III

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    The Washington Redskins haven't abandoned their offense -- they just haven't attempted more zone read option plays because they keep falling behind by too many points.
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  • Jonathan Banks of ‘Breaking Bad’ on the Redskins name

    Jonathan Banks of ‘Breaking Bad’ on the Redskins name

    washingtonpost.com Sep 16, 2013
    (Out of respect for those who are still catching up on the series, I won’t be mentioning any spoilers. But if you know of a support group for people still recovering from last night’s episode, let me know. I’ll bring … Continue reading →
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  • Mike Shanahan: We’re not changing quarterbacks

    Mike Shanahan: We’re not changing quarterbacks

    Anyone clamoring to see Kirk Cousins at quarterback for the Redskins is going to have to take a page from the book of Tim Tebow’s backers in Jacksonville and stage a rally because the team isn’t making a quarterback change. Shanahan was asked at his Mon…
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  • Washington Redskins receiver Josh Morgan’s mother escapes Navy …

    Washington Redskins receiver Josh Morgan’s mother escapes Navy Yard shooting unharmed

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    Washington Redskins receiver Josh Morgan panicked when he couldn't reach his mother following the deadly Navy Yard shootings Monday morning. Soon, though, the panic turned to relief as another family member located her. Morgan's mother, LaWanda Ware, is…
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  • Cheerleaders Point Out Healthy Living Tips

    Cheerleaders Point Out Healthy Living Tips

    redskins.com Sep 16, 2013
    Click to view slideshow. Hey Redkins Fans! It’s Lauren and Adrienne and we’re here to welcome you to the start of another wonderful season of Washington Redskins football. As the season is heating up, summer winds down, school is beginning again, and ev…
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  • PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

    PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    The second Sunday of the NFL season is in the books, leaving some teams flying high and others wondering when the fun is going to begin. The Redskins find themselves on the latter side of that coin after getting thumped by the Packers in Green Bay on Su…
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  • photos from the sidelines: week 2

    photos from the sidelines: week 2

    homermcfanboy.com Sep 16, 2013
    The Washington Redskins have not gotten off to a very enjoyable start in 2013. The offense, especially in the first half, has been missing in action. The defense, pretty much every time they take the field, has looked completely overwhelmed and under-pr…
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  • Ditka: Redskins defense ‘doesn’t even exist’

    Ditka: Redskins defense ‘doesn’t even exist’

    washingtonpost.com Sep 16, 2013
    Because Redskins fans love arguing with each other, the fault lines for this week’s debate are already becoming clear. Fan 1 argues that RGIII’s issues — whether health, rust, or self-confidence — are handicapping the Redskins. Fan 2 argues that … Conti…
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  • Week 1 Highlights: Redskins-Packers

    Week 1 Highlights: Redskins-Packers

    (AP Image) Yesterday’s bitter loss to the Green Bay Packers was almost a duplicate of the season opening loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, as the Redskins dug themselves a 24-point halftime hole that was too much to overcome in the waning minutes. The Re…
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  • Reaction To Frustrating Start To Season

    Reaction To Frustrating Start To Season

    redskins.com Sep 16, 2013
    (AP Image) The Washington Redskins season has gotten off to a rough start, as they have fallen behind early in each game and haven’t been able to complete comeback attempts before the final whistle blows. As Robert Griffin III admitted yesterday during …
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  • Where’s the read option?

    Where’s the read option?

    washingtonpost.com Sep 16, 2013
    In September of last year, the Redskins dazzled their fans with an exciting offense that was unlike anything we’d seen in years, an offense that moved like lightning, was smoother than Sabra Hummus and that left opposing defenses befuddled. This … Conti…
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  • Video - Shanahan: Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will not start 01:44

    Shanahan: Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will not start

    Sep 16
    Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan gets captious with a reporter after he asks whether he would consider starting quarterback Kirk Cousins over Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - Should Redskins Bench RG III? 01:11

    Should Redskins Bench RG III?

    Sep 16
    Even if the Redskins start 0-3, Ron Jaworski says Washington should not bench QB Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - GameDay: Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers highlights 02:58

    GameDay: Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers highlights

    Sep 16
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws for 480 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-20 victory over the Washington Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • 12’s the Magic Number

    Sep 16
    The Seattle crowd made life difficult on the 49ers, to say the least. - (Elaine Thompson/AP) Thirty years of covering the NFL demands you have perspective after a night like last night. After all, it’s Week 2. Arizona won in Foxboro in Week 2 last year.…