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Amateur Canadian team ditches “Redskins” name

Amateur Canadian team ditches “Redskins” name

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 20, 2013
If the Washington Redskins were thinking about adding the Nepean Redskins of Ottawa to the “hey these other teams use the name to so it must be OK” database, it’s too late. According to the Canadian Press, the Nepean Redskins opted to ditch the name und…
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  • Hankerson among five questionable

    Hankerson among five questionable

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins have five players listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, including one new player added to the injury list. Receiver Leonard Hankerson tweaked his hamstring and groin during practice F…
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  • Former exec breaks down RG III's game

    Former exec breaks down RG III's game

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    Former NFL safety Louis Riddick spent seven years in the Redskins’ organization, first as a scout and then as director of pro personnel. Then, from 2008-2013, he worked as a scout and eventually served as director of pro personnel for Philadelphia. So h…
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  • Gallery: Redskins-Lions All The Way Back

    Gallery: Redskins-Lions All The Way Back

    redskins.com Sep 20, 2013
    (AP Image) Lost in the shuffle of the Redskins defense hoping to see better days on Sunday against Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush and Co., is the unheralded quarterback matchup between two of the best at the position. With the first pick in the 2009 NFL Dr…
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  • Joe Theismann on RGIII: ‘He’s not 100 percent’

    Joe Theismann on RGIII: ‘He’s not 100 percent’

    washingtonpost.com Sep 20, 2013
    Joe Theismann is the eternal Redskins optimist, and when he chatted with Holden and Danny on 106.7 The Fan on Thursday, he told him that the 0-2 start doesn’t worry him. He also said that we’re all looking way to … Continue reading →
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  • Haslett takes the blame for Redskins tackling issues

    Haslett takes the blame for Redskins tackling issues

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013
    All offseason, the Redskins held their most important player away from contact so they’d have a chance this season. But now their defense is springing leaks, so they decided for more contact to try to fix it. Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett s…
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  • Joe Gibbs on Tony Kornheiser

    Joe Gibbs on Tony Kornheiser

    washingtonpost.com Sep 20, 2013
    Joe Gibbs was ‘roasted’ by several of his ex-Redskins players, media stars and family members at Landsdowne Resort on Thursday night, as part of the Michael Wilbon and James Brown celebrity golf weekend thing to raise money for DC-CAP. The … Continue re…
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  • Storylines The Detroit Lions Are Following

    Storylines The Detroit Lions Are Following

    redskins.com Sep 20, 2013
    (AP Image) Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions will mark the 43rd time the NFC foes square off and the first since 2010. The Redskins (0-2) enter the game with a markedly different “swagger” than previous weeks, as they have fallen under high expect…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins 02:26

    'Playbook': Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins

    Sep 20
    Why do the picks of the panel rely almost entirely on the health status of one Detroit Lions player? Find out in this breakdown.
  • Video - Peterson: RG III Will Be OK 03:32

    Peterson: RG III Will Be OK

    Sep 20
    Jarrett Bell discusses Adrian Peterson's comment that RG III will return to being the player he was before suffering his ACL injury.
  • Video - Weather update: Lions @ Redskins. 00:30

    Weather update: Lions @ Redskins.

    Sep 20
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Lions @ Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • Welcome the Spotlight

    Sep 20
    Chris Clark will go from observer to integral very quickly. (Bob Leverone/AP) You’re Chris Clark. You’re 27 years old, and you may have trouble sleeping Sunday night. You’re starting your first game at left tackle this weekend. Your only significant reg…
  • Da Funny Man, Da Bears

    Sep 20
    Jeff Garlin is one of the stars of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the upcoming ABC sitcom ‘The Goldbergs.’ (Danny Moloshok/Reuters) 1. I think if you’re not from Chicago—I am—you might not understand the Bears are more popular than the Bulls, Blackhawks, So…
  • Don Banks: Eagles give Reid his big night in Philly as Chiefs remain undef…

    Sep 20
    That was really a nice touch by the Eagles. Making Andy Reid feel right at home like that.
  • Bill Simmons breaks down the Richardson trade and makes Week 3 picks

    Sep 20
    The Sports Guy applauds the Browns and Colts for acting like NBA teams and makes Week 3 picks.