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Inside the game: Redskins' third-down woes

Inside the game: Redskins' third-down woes

ESPN.com redskins.com Updated Sep 19, 2013
ASHBURN, Va. -- They’ll take the finish and try to build momentum. As the Washington Redskins move forward, that’s about the only route they can take. The Redskins have many issues, but third downs tops the list for the offense. They’ve converted just 2…
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  • Injury report: Barry Cofield ditches club

    Injury report: Barry Cofield ditches club

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield won’t need to wear a padded club to cover his fractured right hand during games. He practiced without a club protecting his hand Thursday and coach Mike Shanahan said “he believes” Cofield wo…
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  • Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

    redskins.com Sep 19, 2013
    (AP Image) Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has yet to win a game this season and has yet to beat the Lions since being hired in 2010. Sunday will hopefully be the day he breaks through. He admitted during his Monday press conference that th…
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  • Rick Reilly on the Redskins name

    Rick Reilly on the Redskins name

    washingtonpost.com Sep 19, 2013
    Rick Reilly’s most recent column for ESPN delves into the Redskins name issue, largely decrying his colleagues who have made public shows of rejecting it. “I guess this is where I’m supposed to fall in line and do what every … Continue reading →
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  • RB Bush 'optimistic,' but Lions still waiting

    RB Bush 'optimistic,' but Lions still waiting

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    Running back Reggie Bush is optimistic about playing for the Detroit Lions on Sunday against the Washington Redskins.
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  • Jim Haslett: 'Put that on coaching'

    Jim Haslett: 'Put that on coaching'

    ESPN.com redskins.com Sep 19, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he’s seen one thing since moving to a booth during games. “Ugly football,” he said. Nobody would disagree, not after his unit has allowed a combined 1,023 yards during the first …
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  • ‘Survivor,’ the Redskins and the Eagles

    ‘Survivor,’ the Redskins and the Eagles

    washingtonpost.com Sep 19, 2013
    I had to work long and hard at this job to get into a position where several strangers would send me emergency messages when a contestant on “Survivor” cited his Redskins fandom as justification for attempting to vote off an … Continue reading →
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  • Fred Davis frustrated with start

    Fred Davis frustrated with start

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis anticipated a different start to the season. He’d best hope it’s not a prelude of things to come. Through two games Davis has caught three passes for 25 yards. Worse for him: rookie Jordan Reed ha…
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  • RGIII on Lil Jon and media critics

    RGIII on Lil Jon and media critics

    washingtonpost.com Sep 19, 2013
    Lost in the latest reports from Robert Griffin III on his knee and the Redskins offense were a couple of gems he offered to the D.C. press corps Wednesday afternoon. (Video here.) The first came when the AP’s Joseph White … Continue reading →
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  • Behind enemy lines: Calvin Johnson

    Behind enemy lines: Calvin Johnson

    ESPN.com Sep 19, 2013
    The last time Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson faced the Redskins he fared rather well: nine catches, 101 yards and three touchdowns. Yes, it was three years ago but Johnson’s star hasn’t diminished at all since that game. And he’s still considered…
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  • Video - Can RGIII return to his freshman form? 01:56

    Can RGIII return to his freshman form?

    Sep 19
    Ian Rapoport recently spoke with Art Briles, who coached Robert Griffin III at Baylor when the QB was dealing with an ACL injury in 2010. Find out what Briles says about RGIII's struggles in 2013.
  • Video - NFL Coors Light Cold Hard Facts 01:13

    NFL Coors Light Cold Hard Facts

    Sep 19
    Tedy Bruschi breaks down the Seahawks defense, the Giants and Redskins in danger of starting 0-3 and how he would fix the Steelrs; offensive issues.
  • Video - Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins 02:18

    Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins

    Sep 19
    NFL Films previews the Week 3 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-WSH 01:24

    Countdown Daily Prediction: DET-WSH

    Sep 19
    The NFL Live crew makes its picks for Detroit at Washington.

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