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(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer At the midpoint of the season, the Washington Redskins were on pace to become the worst pass defense in NFL history, the first to give up 5,000 yards through the air.
Needless to say, Jim Haslett's stock was a bit low at the time. When head coach Mike Shanahan was asked if there would be any midseason changes to his coaching staff, the defensive coordinator was at the top of the list.
Now Haslett is on another list, a possible candidate for one or more of the vacant head coaching jobs in the league. The transformation he's led in the second half of the season has been so remarkable that he's been dubbed ''the mad scientist'' by defensive tackle Barry Cofield.
There are lots of reasons why the Redskins have won seven straight and will be hosting the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in the NFC playoffs. Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris, Pierre Garcon, Shanahan and others deserve their share of c...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hung around after his press conference Wednesday to prank head coach Mike Shanahan as he posed as a member of the media.
Griffin asked Shanahan, "What did you do for New Year’s?”.
Shanahan began to answer before quickly realizing it was Griffin.
"You got me by surprise there,'' Shanahan said, laughing...
The Washington Redskins’ late season push to win the NFC East has given many in Redskins Nation hope that the future is brighter than ever. With that being said, the Skins will need to build on their success and get better through a series of off-season moves, including re-signs, free agents, and the draft among others. Let’s take a look at how they should approach this very...
The new age of quarterbacks is leading to an exciting style of play, but it’s also dangerous. RG3 is starting to learn that running recklessly could be more detrimental than good. Quarterbacks have the option to slide, but the young quarterbacks coming out of college spread offenses are programmed for the signal caller to run. RG3 took a hit to his knee from Haloti Ngata on...
Washington Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander had some harsh words for Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman.
The Washington Redskins have restored cornerback Cedric Griffin to the 53-man roster in time for the playoffs after his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Friday that Griffin will be available for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Griffin's suspension ended Monday, and the coaching...
Diehard Washington Redskins fan Travis Funkhouser found a way to incorporate his favorite NFL team with a wedding proposal during a recent family Christmas gathering.Funkhouser, 29, reportedly spent weeks to plan the football-themed proposal, and even roped in a few friends and family to carry it out, as well.From the Washington Post:Funkhouser decided to use his family’s holiday...
Which rookie will excel this weekend?
The playoffs are here and it's time to analyze the players and teams.
Here's a look at the Quarterbacks in the playoffs and how they stack-up against each other.
#1 - Peyton Manning - After the season Peyton had it's hard not to put him at the top of the list. He has home field, the experience and his team is rolling...
Hey, let’s play Predictions! Last week’s winner is Stranger danger, who nailed his Cowboys game pick and now gets to make a guest post. (Just email me, Stranger.) A reminder on how it works, for the uninitiated:
Our Redskins-loving “staff” makes predictions in the post, readers make predictions in the comments, and the commenter who comes closest to predicting the final score...
FedEx Field plays host to Wild Card action between two rookie QBs on Sunday afternoon. CHFF's Justin Henry compares the two dynamic teams.
Chris Russell of ESPN Radio 890 reports that a source with knowledge of the situation has informed them that the Buffalo Bills are reportedly one of the two teams interested in Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett.
Mark Maske of the Washington Post reported earlier in the day that “a person with knowledge of the league’s coaching market” informed him that “at least...