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Rick Reilly Just Wrote The Worst Thing. Let's Remember The Good…

Rick Reilly Just Wrote The Worst Thing. Let's Remember The Good Times.

deadspin.com Updated Sep 18, 2013
ESPN's Rick Reilly just published a column about the controversy over the racist nickname of the Washington Redskins in which, after consulting a few Native Americans, he compares those who'd like the team to change its nickname to those who originally …
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  • Redskins injury report: Meriweather limited

    Redskins injury report: Meriweather limited

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather passed his concussion tests and took part in some drills during practice Wednesday. He will continue to be monitored daily to make sure no symptoms arise. Meriweather was knocked from…
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  • RG III ready to run more to provide 'spark'

    RG III ready to run more to provide 'spark'

    Robert Griffin III hopes to run more for the Washington Redskins.
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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 18, 2013
    (AP Image) As it stands through the first two weeks of the season, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III currently ranks seventh in passing yards (649), tied for fifth in passing touchdowns (five) and has yet to throw an interception in the…
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  • Brandon Meriweather fined $42,000

    Brandon Meriweather fined $42,000

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    It’s been a busy week for fines around the NFL and Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been added to the list of players punished for hits last weekend. Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that Meriweather has been fined $42,000 for a helmet-t…
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  • Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    redskins.com Sep 18, 2013
    (AP Image) Moving forward from the first two weeks of the season, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addressed local and national media after practice today at team headquarters in Ashburn, Va. Shanahan admitted on Monday that part of the prob…
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  • Niles Paul on Mike Shanahan’s slow-motion yelling

    Niles Paul on Mike Shanahan’s slow-motion yelling

    washingtonpost.com Sep 18, 2013
    The slow-motion Vine of Mike Shanahan hollering at Niles Paul on Sunday isn’t pretty. It made the rounds fairly quickly in the following days but it never made it to Paul himself, so I showed it to him at Redskins … Continue reading →
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  • Limited preseason work hurt Alfred Morris

    Limited preseason work hurt Alfred Morris

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Alfred Morris understood what the Redskins staff was doing; the running back just isn’t sure it worked for him. And it turns out that quarterback Robert Griffin III wasn’t the only Washington offensive player knocking off the rust. Morri…
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  • That Packers-Redskins family

    That Packers-Redskins family

    washingtonpost.com Sep 18, 2013
    At some point during Sunday’s Redskins-Packers game, this woman was shown on TV, half her face Redskins burgundy and half her face Packers green. “I don’t understand,” one person wrote. “Both teams?” asked another. Here’s the explanation, as sent to … C…
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  • RG III: Peterson return didn't add pressure

    RG III: Peterson return didn't add pressure

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said Wednesday he doesn't believe Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson set an unrealistic expectation for other players returning from knee injuries.
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  • The story of the Redskins’ bobsled costumes

    The story of the Redskins’ bobsled costumes

    washingtonpost.com Sep 18, 2013
    The Redskins team party had an “Island” theme this year, and photos quickly surfaced of player dressed in their own interpretations of what “Island” meant. Tom Compton, Kirk Cousins, Ryan Kerrigan, Adam Gettis and Josh LeRibeus quickly stole the show … …
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  • Redskins film review: Defense

    Redskins film review: Defense

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    1. For whatever reason, linebacker London Fletcher is getting blocked more than it seemed he did a year ago. Is that a function of him (finally) showing his age and not being able to get off blocks? Anything that goes wrong with Fletcher will be painted…
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  • Series History Between Redskins-Lions

    Series History Between Redskins-Lions

    redskins.com Sep 18, 2013
    [Washington Redskins wide receiver Gary Clark (84) in a 45-yard pass from Mark Rypien and scores a touchdown against Detroit Lions cornerback Sheldon White (25) during third quarter action in NFC Championship game on Sunday's Jan.13, 1992 at RFK Stadium…
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  • Chargers sign cornerback Crezdon Butler

    Chargers sign cornerback Crezdon Butler

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    The San Diego Chargers signed former Buffalo Bills cornerback Crezdon Butler Tuesday and waived defensive tackle Drake Nevis. Butler has played for the Bills, Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers after being selected by Pittsbu…
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  • Video - Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III: Running can be a spark for our team 01:00

    Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III: Running can be a spark for our team

    Sep 18
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks about choosing the right times to run with the ball and addresses wide receiver Pierre Garcon's comments on Griffin's knee.
  • Video - Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan: Maybe I can wear the knee brace 01:03

    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan: Maybe I can wear the knee brace

    Sep 18
    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addresses the media on the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III, and even gives a funny suggestion on what may alleviate the QB's knee issues.

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