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The Redskins will host the Falcons at 1:00 PM on Sunday and look to hand Atlanta their first loss on the season. Redskins Nation knows that the key match-up of this game is going to be Matt Ryan and the explosive Falcon offense vs. the Redskins defense, and in particular the secondary.
There is little doubt that Atlanta is going to put points on the board so more than likely, per the usual, it is going to be up to the offense led by Robert Griffin and Alfred Morris to see if they can keep up.
These are the keys to the game if the Washington Redskins want to upset the Atlanta Falcons:
Get to Matt Ryan early and Often
Matt Ryan has weapons all around him, so it will be up to the Redskins defensive line to try and disrupt him early in the game. Julio Jones, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez and the combination of Michael Turner and Jacquizz Rodgers is going to be hard to slow down for any defense. Washington needs to set the tone early and force quick dump off passes and prevent Ryan fr...
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Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media today that he believes rookie running back Alfred Morris has a “big-time future” in the NFL.
Yes, Shanahan likens Morris to another RB he’s coached. Won’t say who (wink, wink). Adds of Morris: “I think he’s got a big-time future.”
— John Keim (@john_keim) October 4, 2012
It sounds like to me that Morris...
Matt Ryan keeps shrugging off any suggestion that he's trying to make up for his playoff failures.
Whatever the case, the Atlanta Falcons quarterback has taken his game to a new level.
A quarter of the way into the season, Ryan is the NFL's top-rated passer and a big reason the Falcons (4-0) have matched the best start in franchise history.
True to his nature, Ryan dismisses...
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been hamperedby a hand injury over the past few weeks, but he is listed as probable for
Sunday’s matchup against the Washington Redskins.
While he was targeted eight times during last weekend’s game
against the Carolina Panthers, Jones only caught one pass. The 23-year-old was
dealing with the effects of a lacerated...
While Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 25 passes
for 369 yards, wide receiver Julio Jones had only one catch for 30 yards Sunday
against the Carolina Panthers. The team had an explanation for the receiver’s disappointing
output, as offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter told reporters, including Dan Hanzus
of NFL.com, that Jones is dealing with the effects of...
It might seem a little early to start talking about possible MVP's after only four games, but it is still fun to speculate.After the first four games of the season, Matt Ryan has led the Falcons to its first 4-0 start since the 1980's. He is also the league leader in quarterback rating at an astounding 112.1. He is second in the league with 11 touchdowns, trailing only...
There was a report that the hand of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones affected his play last week against the Panthers.
Jones told AtlantaFalcons.com that there’s nothing holding him back and his hand is just fine after suffering a laceration during their week 3 win over the Chargers.
“Oh, yeah. I’m fine,” Jones said. “I’m ready to go.”
Week five in the NFL has a lot of interesting match-ups along with a couple of games where betting on the underdog may pay off well. Online poker room and betting site WilliamHill has released lines on this weekend’s games and the following are two of the best games to place underdog bets on.
The undefeated Atlanta Falcons are 2.5 point favorites this weekend as they head into...
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Robert Griffin III showed up at Broad Run on Friday night and posed for photos with cheerleaders and students while rocking a breast cancer awareness t-shirt. This kid can do no wrong, I’m a fan.-TO
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With every performance, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is proving worth the mega-hype he has been receiving. However, even though he's on pace to become the first NFL quarterback to run for 1,000 yards, Griffin isn't Washington's top rusher or even its No. 1 rookie on the ground. Those distinctions belong to running back Alfred Morris, the 173rd...
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan is delivering on his potential this season.
I’m still reeling from the amazing finish to the Falcons/Panthers game on Sunday. With mere seconds left and all the way at their own 2 yard line, the Falcons, or shall I say Matt Ryan and Roddy White with a little help from Matt Bryant’s leg, pulled off the kind of thing that makes last year’s non...
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Outside of Philadelphia-Pittsburgh, this is your game of the week with all of the explosive playmakers littered all over the field in this electric matchup.
Robert Griffin III has proven to be a star through four games, but he has a long ways to go if he expects to challenge for a playoff spot.
The Redskins have yet to play a divisional...
In a fairly bizarre 2012 for fantasy sports, Nick theorizes the Mayan prophecies of 2012 may be coming true. In a year where Chris Johnson can’t do anything then goes off against a league-best run D, the Saints are 0-4, and the Redskins feature a top-tier RB in Alfred Morris, the Mayans are laughing at us.
For this installment of the Razzball Fantasy Football Podcast, Nick and...
We've seen the fourth-quarter comeback. We've seen the Barney socks.
We've heard about the studiousness and the leadership. We've heard the disarming jokes.
Where does one stop and the other start? For Robert Griffin III, it's a well-defined line.
''Can't be `on' all the time,'' the rookie quarterback said with a smile and a shrug as...
The luxury of modern technology is never lost on me. I remember growing up in the 1980's before the Internet as we know it, existed. Back when "snail mail" was just "mail".When if, as a kid, I wanted to watch "the best" cartoons, I'd get up early on Saturday morning, pour a big ol' bowl of sugar, add some cereal, then proceed to let my mind...