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Pierre Garcon says RG3 ‘can’t run as fast as this year’ because…

Pierre Garcon says RG3 ‘can’t run as fast as this year’ because of the knee brace

yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 17, 2013
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III’s team is off to a 0-2 start. They have been outscored 50-7 in the first half of two games. Somebody has to take the blame for what is going on. The biggest problem is Washington’s atrocious defense, which is ra…
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  • Redskins film review: Offense

    Redskins film review: Offense

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    Observations on the offense after re-watching the Washington Redskins' 38-20 loss Sunday at Green Bay: 1. Has rookie tight end Jordan Reed replaced Fred Davis? It was clear that Reed was the man in the second half. How much so? Davis only played five sn…
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  • Redskins film review: RG III

    Redskins film review: RG III

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    Observations after watching Robert Griffin III's game in the Washington Redskins' 38-20 loss at Green Bay. 1. Griffin was better in the second half of this game than in the second half in Week 1 against Philadelphia. Not that it mattered a whole lot bec…
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  • It’s Time For You To Taste The Rak-Attack

    It’s Time For You To Taste The Rak-Attack

    redskins.com Sep 17, 2013
    Who is hungry for a delicious, mouthwatering sandwich that will surely kick away the daily two o’clock feeling over the next month? Washington Redskins linebacker/sandwich connoisseur Brian Orakpo constructed his very own tasty treat, the Rak-Attack, wh…
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  • Mike from Breaking Bad says the Redskins should change their na…

    Mike from Breaking Bad says the Redskins should change their name

    profootballtalk.com Sep 17, 2013
    Of all the actors in Breaking Bad, few fit their characters better than Jonathan Banks. Banks, whom some of you may remember as the guy who got thrown into the buffet at the Harrow Club by Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop, plays Mike Ehrmantraut in one…
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  • Oct. 15 trial for alleged Sean Taylor shooter

    Oct. 15 trial for alleged Sean Taylor shooter

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    An Oct. 15 trial date has been set for the alleged shooter in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor.
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  • Zach Walters stepped on a pigeon

    Zach Walters stepped on a pigeon

    washingtonpost.com Sep 17, 2013
    I didn’t watch all much any of the Nats-Phillies game on Sunday, due to my Redskins responsibilities. Anyhow, it was a total rout, with very little drama, so I assumed I hadn’t missed much. Then I saw this comment someone … Continue reading →
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  • A ‘Bohlumbus’ Redskins jersey

    A ‘Bohlumbus’ Redskins jersey

    washingtonpost.com Sep 17, 2013
    Say you live in Baltimore but you’re a big Redskins fan, and you want to buy a jersey that both reflects your allegiance to all things Baltimore but also your burgundy and gold blood stream. Well, clearly, you find a … Continue reading →
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  • How You Voted: Redskins-Packers

    How You Voted: Redskins-Packers

    redskins.com Sep 17, 2013
    (AP Image) It’s that time of the week once again where Redskins Blog fanatics get a chance to see whether or not they have a future career in the physic palm reading business. Each week we ask you before the game to vote on which player will have the be…
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  • Dungy says Kirk Cousins would give Redskins a better chance

    Dungy says Kirk Cousins would give Redskins a better chance

    washingtonpost.com Sep 17, 2013
    Sunday night on NBC, Tony Dungy suggested it might be time for the Redskins to consider Kirk Cousins, due to Robert Griffin III still not being 100 percent. Monday morning, the veteran coach and analyst doubled down on that opinion … Continue reading →
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  • Sources: Fine, but no ban, for Meriweather

    Sources: Fine, but no ban, for Meriweather

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined, but not suspended, for his helmet-to-helmet hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion, sources told ESPN.
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  • Fred Smoot on Redskins: ‘It can’t get any worse’

    Fred Smoot on Redskins: ‘It can’t get any worse’

    washingtonpost.com Sep 17, 2013
    Fred Smoot was filling in for Danny on 106.7 The Fan yesterday, and the former Redskin did his best to be optimistic about the team’s 0-2 start. But first he had to get a little doom out of the way. … Continue reading →
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  • Shanahan to RG III: Worry about yourself

    Shanahan to RG III: Worry about yourself

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2013
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said he might need to change the way he conducts himself as a leader. It's not a surprise that coach Mike Shanahan said to do no such thing. Their comments haven't always intersected for the past severa…
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  • Video - Charley Casserly: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 'not playing bad' 02:48

    Charley Casserly: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 'not playing bad'

    Sep 17
    Why does Charley Casserly believe Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III isn't playing as bad as many believe. Plus, Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has impressed.
  • Video - Tragedy All Too Familiar For Morgan 01:13

    Tragedy All Too Familiar For Morgan

    Sep 17
    After hours of uncertainty, Redskins WR Josh Morgan learned his mother escaped the attack at the Washington Navy Yard.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Redskins 00:44

    NFL Nation Buzz: Redskins

    Sep 17
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim talks about Robert Griffin III and the Redskins' defense.
  • Video - No Suspension For Brandon Meriweather 01:37

    No Suspension For Brandon Meriweather

    Sep 17
    Dan Graziano discusses the fine levied against Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Packers running back Eddie Lacy.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL -- NFC East no longer a beast - John Clayton mailbag

    Sep 17
    John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee.
  • Don Banks: Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia a historic trip back in time

    Sep 17
    He is the only man having already made the same trip down memory lane that Andy Reid faces this week in his much-anticipated return to Philadelphia, and somewhat predictably, he predicted cheers will greet his fellow former Eagles coach Thursday night a…
  • Don't Be Fooled: The Future of Offense Is Simplicity

    Sep 17
    Stanford’s Kevin Hogan gets the offense set against Army. - (Frank DiBrango/Icon SMI) WEST POINT, N.Y. — The future of offensive football doesn’t have to be no-huddle, and it doesn’t have to be breakneck. It just has to be varied, and it has to put thou…