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Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be at Lambeau Field on Sunday when the Washington Redskins visit the Green Bay Packers. Both teams took tough losses and week 1 and it will be a dog fight to avoid the dreaded 0-2 start. Since 1990, only 12 percent of team that started 0-2 have gone on to make the playoffs. Here are my 3 keys to the game: RG3's confidence – We all saw Robert Griffin III not look like himself in week 1. His footwork was off, causing him to be inaccurate. There's no reason to believe that had anything to do with anything but his confidence in his knee. The offense looked much better late in the game. If Griffin is able to trust himself and make the plays we know he can make, Washington's offense should be effective. Green Bay's offensive line – It's well documented that Mike McCarthy doesn't like to give his tackles help in pass protection. He might not have a choice against the Redskins. The Packers start rookie Eric Bakhtiari on the left and Do...
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 for his late hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but if it were up to right guard Alex Boone, he has a way more satisfying penalty for him.
The Redskins lost to the Packers on Sunday, and looked pretty bad doing it. Led by quarterback Robert Griffin III, Washington failed to get on the scoreboard until almost eight minutes into the third quarter, were out-possessed by almost five full minutes and converted only three of 11 attempts on third down.
Don’t saddle Griffin with all the blame for the loss, though. Hall of...
Eric Rivera charged with first-degree murder in death of NFL star in Miami, is finally up for trial. Eric Rivera, 23 of Fort Myers, Florida is charged with first-degree murder and burglary with assault or battery in the death of Taylor, who was killed during what prosecutors say was a botched robbery at his Miami-area […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On his first-ever rushing attempt at Lambeau Field, Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion.
Lacy rushed for 10 yards on the play before Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather led with his helmet to take him down. There was no penalty on the play, but replays clearly showed that Meriweather made helmet-to-helmet contact with...
The Redskins are 0-2 and in both games, Robert Griffin III played the same way: horribly in the 1st half only to recover in the 2nd half. Unfortunately, the Redskins have been unable to overcome Griffin III’s horrible play in the 1st half and that’s why they’re winless at the moment.
Normally when a quarterback is returning from major knee surgery like Griffin III, patience...
Whew, that was ugly...If you're a Redskins' fan like myself, that was one of the most putrid and embarrassing performances I've seen in a long time. There is a myriad of issues at hand (we'll get to that). If you're a Packers fan, well you have a lot to be excited about on this Monday. My prediction article before the weekend, well....that didn't go so well...
Hits to the head have been a point of emphasis throughout the NFL this season and it didn't take long in Week 2 for a big one to have taken place in the Washington-Green Bay game.
On the Packers' opening drive, Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy carried the ball for 10 yards and was hit in the head by the Redskins' Brandon Meriweather with no foul being called...
Neither the Redskins’ secondary, nor a stiff neck had a chance against Aaron Rodgers on Sunday. In the Packers’ home opener, the quarterback totaled 335 first-half passing yards on the way another noteworthy day.
As the Washington Redskins worked their way through training camp and the preseason the team’s abundance of talent at tight end became increasingly apparent.
The Redskins had re-signed sixth-year veteran Fred Davis and fourth-year pro Logan Paulsen in March. The following month they used a third-round pick to draft Jordan Reed out of Florida. Meantime Niles Paul entering his third...
James Starks was hardly on the fantasy football radar prior to Sunday, but he is the top player to keep your eye on entering Week 3. Starks came in for the Green Bay Packers after rookie running back Eddie Lacy left with a concussion suffered on his first carry of Sunday’s game against the Washington […]
Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley should be a go for Sunday's 1 p.m. tilt against the Redskins.Fantasy Spin:At least that's what NFL Network's Albert Breer is hearing. Finley had a productive Week 1 (56 yards and a touchdown) but with so many other Packers receivers to throw to (Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson and James Jones to name a few), his week-to-week outlook can be murky.
There are some things you never want to hear. How about “Look Out Below”? Or “Perhaps you need to take a seat”? And of course “Sorry, looks like your computer is stuck on an endless loop of Miley Cyrus’ MTV VMA performance”? And if you’re saying to yourself right now “But I liked that performance” then I’ll have to ask you to put down the computer and...
Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion following a huge hit from Brandon Meriweather.
Packers running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion on his first carry Sunday against the Redskins and didn't return.Fantasy Spin:We're waiting for an update concerning his availability for Week 3, but fantasy owners should probably plan for James Starks to be the primary ball carrier against Cincinnati after his 20-carry, 132-yard effort against Washington.
Handing out labels following Skins games. This time a 38-20 loss at Green Bay, and it wasn’t even that close. Hey, at least Dallas and Philly lost.
Ryan Kerrigan — More QB pressure, as evidenced by two early sacks. Seems to be the only defender that’s worth a ****
Alfred Morris — Didn’t fumble and ran for 107 on 13 carries.
Pierre Garcon — Eight catches for 143...