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With the exception of the New York Giants, Week 5 was not a good week for the NFC East. A major player in the division suffered a concussion, another star continued to fumble away victories and two out of three teams in action suffered losses.Here are the top story lines for the week that was, in the NFC East:RG3 injuryWashington lost to unbeaten Atlanta on Sunday, 24-17, with the Falcons scoring the final 10 points of the game for another fourth-quarter comeback victory. But the big concern for the Redskins franchise was the hit to the head that rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered in the third quarter as he scrambled inside Atlanta’s 5-yard line.RG3 did not return to the game, and will undergo a series of tests this week to determine the severity of his concussion.Rookie Kirk Cousins stepped in for Washington, connecting with Santana Moss for a 77-yard TD on his fourth pro pass to put the Redskins in front. The final two possessions for the Redskins, though, ended with C...
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