Kirk Cousins on Why the Redskins Favor the Fade Route, Which is Designed to Fail

The Washington Redskins’ appeared for a short time this season to be over their addiction to the fade route. And then Arizona happened. Trailing the Cardinals 7-3 in the second quarter, the Redskins, on 3rd-and-1 on the Cardinals’ one-yard line, drew up a befuddling play in which Kirk Cousins would throw a fade route to 5-11 DeSean Jackson, who was being covered by 6-1 Patrick...
6 hours ago

Doc Walker: John Sullivan 'did his job' in place of Spencer Long

Doc Walker was pleased with the performance of center John Sullivan in his Redskins debut Sunday after Spencer Long went down with a concussion.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 hours ago

With Trent Williams back, should Ty Nsekhe be benched?

Left tackle Trent Williams returns this week from a four-game suspension leaving the Redskins with a decision to make about what they should do with his replacement Ty Nsekhe.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 hours ago

Sports radio host points to locker room Ping-Pong table when dissecting Redskins loss

Among the possible reasons Washington lost in Arizona on Sunday are these: the Redskins couldn’t stop the Cardinals on third down, the Redskins couldn’t stop David Johnson, the Redskins turned the ball over twice in terrible situations, the Redskins failed in the red zone, the Redskins were playing with a banged-up offensive line and without […]
Via DC Sports Blog
10 hours ago

In Their Last Four Playoff Seasons, The Redskins Won Their Final Four Games

Since 2005, the Redskins have made the playoffs four times when they've won their final four games of the season. Will it happen again?
10 hours ago

When will Jordan Reed return? Jay Gruden says he 'can't predict it'

The Redskins best pass cacther did not play in a loss to the Cardinals, and it appears there is still no clear timeline for Jordan Reed's return to the field. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago

Mark Brunell: Redskins Must Pay Kirk Cousins

Former Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell weighed in the current quarterback under center in Washington, saying the Redskins must re-sign Kirk Cousins. In an interview Tuesday with 106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier, Brunell expressed the immense challenge in finding capable quarterbacks in the NFL to say once you have one, “If it’s working, you’ve got to keep...
10 hours ago

What We've Learned About The Redskins: Weeks 10-13's Stephen Czarda provides five things we've learned about the Washington Redskins through Weeks 10-13 -- against the Vikings, Packers, Cowboys and Cardinals -- of the 2016 regular season.
12 hours ago

Redskins mailbag: The darned fade route, blame for defensive woes and more

What a frustrating two weeks it’s been for Redskins fans. Your team was rolling, then stumbled and lost two winnable games and now needs another desperate December to make it to the playoffs. Problems exist on both sides of the ball – some more prominent than others – and solutions aren’t readily available for a number […]
Via The Insider
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Redskins’ third-and-long defense is bad. Historically bad.

If you think this Redskins defense has been poor on third downs, you’re right! Congratulations. And/or apologies. Let’s look at how bad it’s been. * The Redskins are allowing teams to convert on 35 percent of their third-and-long chances, defined here as “third-and-10+.” That’s the worst rate in the league by quite a bit; only […]
Via DC Sports Blog
14 hours ago

Jay Gruden wants more Rob Kelley on offense

During a three-game unbeaten streak that started with a tie against the Bengals in London in Week Eight, the Redskins gave running back Rob Kelley at least 21 carries in each game and he responded with 321 yards and four touchdowns over that span. Kelley hasn’t been used quite as heavily the last two games,…
Via Pro Football Talk
14 hours ago

Fandom 250: Washington Redskins Ranked Unfathomably Low At No. 215

The Washington Redskins were fortunate enough to be ranked in the Fandom 250 by FanSided, but they were the lowest ranked NFL team that qualified. This disrespect of the team is unwarranted and the team should be higher on the list. The Fandom 250 rankings were released this afternoon, and we here at Riggo’s Rag […] Fandom 250: Washington Redskins Ranked Unfathomably Low At No...
Via Riggo's Rag
15 hours ago

In defense of the Redskins and the fade route to DeSean Jackson

After a disappointing loss to the Arizona Cardinals, Washington was left lamenting its red-zone issues yet again. All season, Washington has moved the ball comfortably between the 20s, but has struggled to punch it in once in the red zone. Coach Jay Gruden and offensive coordinator Sean McVay have been criticized for their decision to […]
Via The Insider
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Kerrigan says it’s ‘Code Red’ time for the Redskins

It wouldn’t be a Redskins season without a Code Red game. Or four of them, perhaps. A year after Coach Jay Gruden issued a Code Red before a home game against the Bucs — leading to a horrifically bad start, an amazing comeback, and the most viral Vine of a screaming quarterback in franchise history — […]
Via DC Sports Blog
16 hours ago

Washington Redskins Continue To Struggle On Defense

Carson Palmer and David Johnson could do no wrong Sunday afternoon against Washington. The Redskins defense continued their struggles as the surrendered 31 points in the loss. Pointing fingers following a loss isn’t uncommon, and in D.C. it’s second nature. After all, someone has to take the blame, right? The sad thing is, fingers could […] Washington Redskins Continue To Struggle...
Via Riggo's Rag
18 hours ago

Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 12/6

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, delivered by FedEx Ground.
18 hours ago

Washington Redskins Loss Complicates NFC Playoff Picture

The Washington Redskins are currently on the outside looking in when it comes to the playoff hunt. What can we expect going into the final four weeks of the season? Going into Sunday’s game against the Cardinals, the Redskins were slated as the sixth seed in the NFC playoffs and were in control of their […] Washington Redskins Loss Complicates NFC Playoff Picture - Riggo's Rag...
Via Riggo's Rag
20 hours ago

Redskins Team Grades: Washington Suffers Miserable Road-Game Loss To Cardinals

By Kevin Ross II The Redskins faced a difficult opponent on the road in Arizona. To make it plain, they failed miserably. In a game that had huge playoff implications, Washington allowed a hungry Cardinals team to take the game 31-23. This is how the Redskins grade out. Offense Grade: C+ The Redskins’ offense was not the prolific unit that we have become accustomed to seeing over...
1 day ago

Jay Gruden unloads on his team after loss to Cardinals

Jay Gruden was not pleased after his Washington squad lost to the Arizona Cardinals 31-23 on Sunday and apparently unloaded on his team in the locker room after the game. The Washington Post’s Mike Jones tweeted that from his spot outside the locker room, Gruden could be heard yelling at his team. Jay Gruden just unleashed on his players in the locker room about not giving...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles interested in bringing DeSean Jackson back

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is set to become a free agent after the season, and there’s a chance he could end up returning to the place where his NFL career began. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Eagles are likely to pursue Jackson during the offseason and “multiple teams” believe the 30-year-old could return to Philadelphia. The Eagles are said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Week 13 Fantasy Football news

The Washington Redskins take on the Arizona Cardinals this week; check out the iSportsWeb fantasy advice for all things HTTR. Who to start The Redskins offense continued to put on a show in Dallas on Thanksgiving, but the defense did not hold up their end of the bargain. The Cowboys cruised to 31 points, and could’ve put up more if the game ever got super tight. Now, the Redskins...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Reed ruled out Sunday, could return in Week 14

The Washington Redskins will be without their playmaking tight end, Jordan Reed, for Sunday’s road battle against the Arizona Cardinals. Speaking on Friday about the status of his tight end, head coach Jay Gruden ruled Reed out but said he could potentially return in Week 14. #Redskins coach Jay Gruden says TE Jordan Reed (shoulder) is out vs. #AZCardinals. Could return next week...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins TE Jordan Reed unlikely to play Sunday

In less than shocking news on Thursday, reports are surfacing that Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed is unlikely to play against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday. This comes after he suffered a Grade 3 shoulder sprain Thanksgiving Day against the Dallas Cowboys. Washington TE Jordan Reed, who suffered a shoulder injury last Thursday vs Dallas, is unlikely to play Sunday...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins trying to 'finish strong' as they have before

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) In every workout, game and season, Kirk Cousins and his Washington Redskins teammates aim to ''start fast and finish strong.'' That start fast thing didn't work out so well, as the Redskins opened 0-2. But they know all about finishing strong. Even though the urgency isn't the same at 6-4-1, Washington is trying to put another December run together to make the...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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