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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan gave backup offensive linemen Willie Smith and Tyler Polumbus high marks for their performances against the New England Patriots as both stepped in for the teamâ€™s veteran tackles.
Polumbus â€” a fourth-year pro who signed with Washington on Nov. 9 â€” made an unexpected start at right tackle after Jammal Brown suffered a groin injury during pregame warmups. With Trent Williams suspended for the season, Smith, a rookie out of East Carolina, initially rotated series at left tackle with eight-year veteran Sean Locklear, but ended up playing the entire second half after impressing coaches.
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Washington Redskins right tackle Jammal Brown is out of the starting lineup after injuring his right groin during pregame warmups.
Brown has been replaced by Tyler Polumbus for Washington's first possession on Sunday against the New England Patriots.
The Redskins say Brown is questionable to play Sunday.
Another backup, Sean Locklear, started at left tackle for Washington...
In addition to safety LaRon Landry, the Redskins have placed running back Ryan Torain on the inactive list for todayâ€™s game against the New England Patriots.
This is the first time season the Redskins have left Torain inactive for a game. Theyâ€™ll have only two running backs available: Roy Helu and Evan Royster, both rookies.
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The Washington Redskins started Reed Doughty at strong safety Sunday, with LaRon Landry still sidelined with a groin injury, and rookie DeJon Gomes got the nod at free safety though veteran Oshiomogho Atogwe dressed for the game.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said the team went with Gomes â€“ Washingtonâ€™s fifth-round pick out of Nebraska â€“ because Atogwe remained hobbled by knee...
Running back Ryan Torain is inactive for the first time this season Sunday as the Washington Redskins hosted the New England Patriots.
Torain started four games earlier this year but has fallen to third on the depth chart behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster.
Also inactive for the Redskins are safety LaRon Landry, receiver Terrence Austin, linebacker Markus White, offensive...
When the Washington Redskins' maligned offense lost two of its best players to drug suspensions last week, it became fair to wonder how they would move the ball during the final four games of the season. Tight end Fred Davis and left tackle Trent Williams are athletic blockers capable of ...
In week 14, the Redskins face possibly the toughest task to date: the New England Patriots. Washington has been in a free fall since the early season, as the Pats continue to dominate anyone in their path. Led by a future hall of famer Tom Brady, â€¦ [visit site to read more]
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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was still upset Monday with the personal foul call London Fletcher received for a hit on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Sunday.
Due to technical difficulties, the title of top Redskins performer today had to wait until after the game. Â The good news is that itâ€™s still a relevant question, and itâ€™s still 100 percent up to you. Â Who shined brightest this afternoon?
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The Washington Redskins this season have faced their fair share of talented wide receivers. Theyâ€™ve seen Larry Fitzgerald, Steve Smith, Dez Bryant, DeSean Jackson and Santonio Holmes. But when the New England Patriots come to town Sunday, Washingtonâ€™s defensive backs will face the most prolific wideout in the game today: Wes Welker.
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Washington Redskins players comment on their game against the New England Patriots from FedEx Field on Sunday, December 11, 2011.
If the Washington Redskins played every game with the emotion they displayed Sunday against the New England Patriots, their season might have turned out differently. Not differently enough to put them in the playoffs, perhaps, but differently enough to cut down on the cries of despair from their fans as ...
Rob Gronkowski ran over the Redskins defense. Photo by Keith Nordstrom
It wasnâ€™t easy in the nationâ€™s capital (OK, Maryland technically), but the Patriots were able to come away with a win over theÂ WashingtonÂ Redskins, winning 34-27. The Skins were able to drive down within striking distance of tying the game with under a minute to play, but a Rex Grossman pass to Santana Moss...
By Mike McDermottSafety Patrick Chung has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, the Patriots announced on Saturday. It will be the fifth consecutive game that Chung has missed because of his foot injury.
Chung had practiced all week on a limited basis. His absence makes it almost anyone's guess who will start at safety for the Pats on...
If you donâ€™t care, then it really doesnâ€™t matter now does it? Well, we learned that even a high octane offense gets frustrated and Bill Oâ€™Brien is more than a puppet offensive coordinator. Brady admitted he made a â€śdumbâ€ť mistake in trying to force a pass to Tiquan Underwood in the back of the end zone. The Patriots were ready to go up two scores either via touchdown or...