Found November 04, 2012 on Football Nation:
It was a rough day at FedEx field for the Redskins and their fan base alike. In a battle of two teams that just aren't that good, the Panthers were able to come out on top through a strong defensive effort, and an offense that played well enough for them to win.Carolina's D was able to keep the RG3 circus at bay, and kept the Redskins out of the end zone until the fourth quarter. It was a hard-fought battle for these two NFC teams.Hero: The Panthers DefenseThe Panthers have one of the better defenses in the league, but that is often overshadowed by their offensive woes. Through a combination of veterans and young studs, the Panthers have one of the most underrated defenses in the league.Aside from big name players like Charles Johnson, Thomas Davis, and rookie Luke Kuechly, Carolina has a handful of others who would most likely be starters on many NFL teams. Safety Haruki Nakamura played in Baltimore for four seasons and had plenty of playing time, and also rookie corner Jos...

NFL officials incorrectly award Panthers with touchdown

The Officials in the Carolina Panthers-Washington Redskins game should not have blown a whistle during a DeAngelo Williams 30-yard touchdown run Sunday and they also shouldn't have rewarded the Panthers with the touchdown. An official, who thought Williams went out of bounds blew an inadvertent whistle while Williams was at the Redskins 17-yard line and on his to the endzone...

Panthers HC Ron Rivera’s Job On The Line?

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera told reporters that he is well aware of the fact that his job could be on the line for the duration of the season. Rivera said that he has met with owner Jerry Richardson to discuss their current situation and his expectations for the team. “The biggest thing is we have to be trending up,” said Rivera, via Yahoo! Sports. “We have to...

Washington Redskins head home to take on Panthers in week 9

The Washington Redskins will head home this week to take on the Carolina Panthers after a long 2 week battle on the road. There will be many interesting things to watch for on Sunday, both on the field and off. The Redskins hope to turn things around and head into their bye week on a positive note. Here are some of the components and matchups that will make for an exciting week 9...

Panthers, Newton get jolt of confidence after win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton's Superman celebration returned Sunday. So did that confident look on the face of the Carolina's second-year quarterback, a fact that wasn't lost on Panthers coach Ron Rivera. Rivera said Monday that Newton and his teammates gained some much needed confidence following a 21-13 win Sunday over the Washington Redskins. Now he can only...

NFL admits to refereeing error

The NFL conceded that the Panthers should not have been awarded a touchdown during its game against the Redskins after an inadvertent whistle by an official.

Robert Griffin III Turns Down Comparison to Cam Newton for 'Someone Who Has Won Super Bowls'

Robert Griffin III seems like a nice enough guy. But it sure sounded like a slam on 2012's favorite NFL punching bag, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, when Griffin turned down a comparison with the other young signal caller this week. "I'd rather be compared to an Aaron Rodgers or a guy like that," Griffin told the Washington Times. "Someone...

Santana Moss Leaves With Head Injury

Redskins wideout Santana Moss left the game late in the fourth quarter and was being evaluated for a concussion.Fantasy Spin:Moss had done nothing in the game, catching one pass for two yards and disappointing fantasy owners who were looking for him to build on last week's four-catch, one-touchdown performance.

X-rays show no fracture to Griffin's ribs

X-rays of Robert Griffin III's injured ribs on Sunday were negative, indicating the Redskins rookie quarterback suffered no fractures, the Washington Post reported. Griffin will have two weeks to recover, because the Redskins have a bye this week, and don't play again until Nov. 18 against the Eagles. Griffin was hit while dropping back to pass early in Sunday's...

Panthers win might mean a win for Mitt Romney

The Washington Redskins lack of success on the Sunday before Election Day doesn’t bode well for President Obama. Since the Skins moves to DC back in 1937, 17 of the 18 basically predicted the outcomes of the election. A Redskins … Continue reading →

NFL says DeAngelo Williams shouldn’t have been awarded touchdown

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the NFL said today that Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams shouldn’t have been awarded a touchdown after an official inadvertently blew his whistle during yesterday’s win over the Redskins. Glad the NFL is admitting their mistake, but there’s nothing they can do right now, but say, “oops we’re sorry.”   var _CI = _CI...

The Redskins Rule: One NFL Game Will Decide Our Next President

The, 3-5, Washington Redskins face off against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, in a game that could help turn around their season, or simply confirm their cellar-dwelling status.However, it seems a much bigger purpose surrounds Sunday’s grudge-match.The Washington Redskins could actually be playing to decide our next President.In what has become a scary accurate trend, the Washington...

Mitt Romney will win the presidency because of the Washington Redskins

NFL Player & Former Announcer Talk Ziggler Cashing In

- Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll outlined the best way for Dolph Ziggler to cash in his Money in the Bank contract during a segment on today’s 4th & Pain. Carriker thinks Ziggler should set up the match well in advance and not do a “sneak attack” style title shot. Ziggler would then appear stronger and be a better champion. Carroll is...
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