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Redskins' Brian Orakpo (torn pectoral) headed to IR

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Brian Orakpo is slated for injured reserve with the pectoral injury he suffered Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, Ian Rapoport reported. The move effectively ends the Washington Redskins pass...
  • New: 4 hr 21 min ago

Robert Griffin III could return to practice Wednesday

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III could bring on a three-way position battle after Colt McCoy stole a victory on Sunday. RGIII is nearly ready to return, depending on his week of practice.
  • New: 7 hr 15 min ago

Redskins bench Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Washington Redskins benched quarterback Kirk Cousins early in the second half in favor of Colt McCoy. McCoy responded by throwing a 70-yard touchdown bomb to Pierre Garcon to give them the...
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Gruden on DJax: 'He wants to block, he just is little'

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden gave a very simple explanation Wednesday when asked why DeSean Jackson hasn't been an effective blocker for his team this season.
  • 4 days ago

Jay Gruden: Tennessee Titans never offered me job

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Set to square off against Ken Whisenhunt this week, Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the Tennessee Titans did not put the same job on the table when he interviewed with them in January.
  • 4 days ago
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Jay Gruden: RGIII will be Redskins starter when ready

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Robert Griffin III returned to practice for the Washington Redskins on Wednesday. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the quarterback will get his job back once he's ready. When will that be?
  • 5 days ago

Kirk Cousins in no danger of losing job to Colt McCoy

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Kirk Cousins has continued to underwhelm in Washington, with the murmurs for third-stringer Colt McCoy to replace him only getting louder. But Redskins coach Jay Gruden has been unequivocal with...
  • 6 days ago

Brian Orakpo: 'I feel like I lost the game' for Redskins

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Brian Orakpo dropped what should have been an easy interception. The drop allowed the Cardinals to go up 10 points and the Washington Redskins never made it all the way back to even.
  • 7 days ago

Jay Gruden doesn't anticipate RGIII to return soon

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Robert Griffin III showed slight progress last week in his recovery from a dislocated left ankle. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden, however, pumped the brakes on any talk of a speedy return.
  • 12 days ago
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Gruden: If 'Skins were happy after loss, we'll address it

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — After hearing the Redskins' locker room was lively after Monday night's loss to the Seahawks, coach Jay Gruden told reporters that he didn't "know why anybody would be upbeat."
  • 13 days ago
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Richard Sherman: Pierre Garçon 'doesn't matter'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks held Pierre Garçon to two catches for 23 yards. After the game, Sherman was asked about Garçon appearing to pull his hair to get open. The cornerback...
  • 13 days ago
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Richard Sherman: Pierre Garcon 'doesn't matter'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks held Pierre Garcon to two catches for 23 yards. After the game, Sherman was asked about Garcon appearing to pull his hair to get open. The cornerback...
  • 13 days ago
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Russell Wilson breaks record in 'MNF' victory

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Russell Wilson broke the 'Monday Night Football' rushing record, as the Seattle Seahawks were too much for the Washington Redskins on Monday night.
  • 13 days ago
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What to watch for in Seahawks-Redskins 'MNF' tilt

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense aims to find its rhythm on the road, while Kirk Cousins and the 'Skins look to bounce back at home. Find out what else to watch for in Monday night's game.
  • 14 days ago
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Redskins' Williams on Seahawks: 'They're not robots'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams believes his team can defeat the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Williams' reasoning is that the Seahawks aren't robots, and therefore not...
  • 18 days ago
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Giants' Cruz: Eli Manning TD run is like unicorn or UFO

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Eli Manning scored a rushing touchdown for just the fifth time in his 11-year career Thursday night. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz said witnessing the rare sighting was similar to spotting...
  • 23 days ago
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Eli Manning registers 5 TDs in Giants' rout of Redskins

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Eli Manning and the New York Giants dispatched the Washington Redskins 45-14 Thursday night in a game that should knock a few wheels off the Kirk Cousins bandwagon.
  • 24 days ago
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Trent Williams, Niles Paul injured during Thursday's game

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Redskins tight end Niles Paul was hit hard during the second quarter of the Thursday night game against the New York Giants. Trent Williams was also injured during the loss.
  • 24 days ago
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Redskins believe RGIII would accept backup role

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Is there a QB controversy brewing in D.C.? If the Redskins do make the change to Kirk Cousins under center, team brass believes RGIII would accept the demotion.
  • 24 days ago
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DeSean Jackson (shoulder) expected to play vs. Giants

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — DeSean Jackson will test out his injured shoulder in pregame, but barring a setback the Washington Redskins' receiver is expected to play Thursday vs. the New York Giants.
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Colt McCoy named starter for Dallas; Gruden won’t rule out Robert Griffin III return

The Washington Post (Liz Clarke) — Redskins Coach Jay Gruden wouldn’t rule out the possibility of Robert Griffin III returning for the upcoming Monday night game at Dallas, but went ahead and named third-string Colt McCoy as...
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Brian Orakpo out for the season with pectoral injury

The Washington Post (Mike Jones) — Linebacker Brian Orakpo is expected to miss the remainder of the season after learning that he indeed tore his right pectoral muscle in Sunday’s win over the Tennessee Titans, a person with...
  • New: 3 hr 28 min ago

Brian Orakpo Out for the Season

Hogs Haven (Tom Garrett) — Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo is finished for the season due to a torn pectoral muscle. Confirming the Redskins ' worst fears about Brian Orakpo ,  multiple sources , including Pro Football...
  • New: 3 hr 45 min ago

Brian Orakpo Out for Season; Career in Washington Could be Over

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Josiah Turner) — Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle and will miss the rest of the 2014 season, according to NBC’s Pro Football Talk. Orakpo was injured during Sunday’s...
  • New: 4 hr 1 min ago

Five observations from the Redskins’ win over the Titans

The Washington Post (Mike Jones) — View Photo Gallery —Colt McCoy takes over at quarterback in the second half, and Washington holds off visiting Tennessee, 19-17. The Redskins managed to stop the bleeding, pulling off a 19-17...
  • New: 4 hr 38 min ago

Will Compton is making an impact on Redskins defense

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — In week 5 against the Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins starting inside linebacker Perry Riley went down with a knee injury and hasn’t played since then.  But backup Will Compton has...
  • New: 5 hr 8 min ago

Looks Like Someone Has a Sixpack of the Mondays

Hogs Haven (Ken Meringolo) — The Redskins enter Dallas week on the heels of a win...can this team keep the train rolling on the road against our most hated rivals? 1. I am the first one to suggest there is no such thing as a...
  • New: 5 hr 12 min ago

Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup

Hogs Haven (HTTR4LIFE) — A look at the top Redskins stories around the web Colt McCoy provides help, but Redskins still need answers - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN With Kirk Cousins continuing to struggle...
  • New: 5 hr 27 min ago

More From Mark Rypien’s Weekend Spent With Redskins

Redskins Blog (Stephen Czarda) — RELATED LINKS: –Blog: Rich Gannon Shares Thoughts On Mark Rypien –Gallery: Redskins Alumni Homecoming Reception On a weekend spent with friends and former teammates, legendary...
  • New: 5 hr 37 min ago

Looking Back At Great Mark Rypien Performances Vs. Cowboys

Redskins Blog (Stephen Czarda) — RELATED LINKS: –Gallery: Redskins-Cowboys Through The Years –Gallery: Mark Rypien’s Ring Of Fame Induction Preparations for Dallas Week have begun, and in honor of Mark Rypien...
  • New: 5 hr 56 min ago

Keenan Robinson has become a leader on Redskins Defense

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — The talent level was always obvious for Washington Redskins inside linebacker Keenan Robinson so that was never in question.  After being a fourth round pick in the 2012 draft, what was in...
  • New: 6 hr 8 min ago

Jay Gruden sends a message – Play poorly and you’ll Sit

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — It had to be done.  As much as players on the team and some fans like Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden could no longer tolerate the quarterback turning the ball over.  And...
  • New: 7 hr 8 min ago

Washington’s running game still not up to snuff

The Washington Post (Liz Clarke) — During the Sunday afternoon on which Dallas running back DeMarco Murray made NFL history by becoming the first to rush for 100 yards or more in seven consecutive games to start a season,...
  • New: 7 hr 13 min ago

Redskins React To 19-17 Victory Over Titans

Redskins Blog (Stephen Czarda) — RELATED LINKS: –Watch: Colt McCoy To Pierre Garcon For 70-Yard Touchdown –Infographic: Redskins-Titans Recap Several Washington Redskins players took to Twitter and Instagram last...
  • New: 7 hr 45 min ago

Is Trent Murphy ready to step in for Brian Orakpo?

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo suffered a pectoral injury in the Redskins 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans in week 7.  Rookie Trent Murphy saw his playing time increase as...
  • New: 8 hr 8 min ago

Robert Griffin III may start against the Dallas Cowboys

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — It appears as though Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III might be ready to return to the starting lineup in week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football.  Head coach...
  • New: 9 hr 8 min ago

Salute To Service Moment Of The Week

Redskins Blog (Stephen Czarda) — During the first quarter of the Washington Redskins’ Week 7 game against the Tennessee Titans, Yeoman First Class Wayne A. Smith and Serviceman Second Class Reuben Williams were honored. Smith...
  • New: 9 hr 8 min ago

Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

Redskins Blog (Stephen Czarda) — It’s Redskins Day at Papa John’s. After every Redskins game, fans can order a large cheese pizza for only $9.99, plus for each touchdown the Redskins score, fans get one free topping. And with a...
  • New: 9 hr 38 min ago

5 Quick Game Thoughts: Titans

Hog Blogs: Washington Redskins (Mark Solway) — Here are 5 quick thoughts I had following the Redskins, ahem, thrilling 19-17 victory over the Titans at Fed Ex on Sunday. 1) The Real McCoy – I don’t know what Colt McCoy’s NFL...
  • New: 10 hr 4 min ago
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Redskins’ Tom Compton will see more time at right tackle

FanSided: Riggo's Rag (Maurice Barksdale) — I’ve been calling for Washington Redskins right tackle Tyler Polumbus to be benched for weeks now and head coach Jay Gruden finally made a move to get another player a shot...
  • New: 10 hr 8 min ago