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Passing yards are easy to come by when playing the Washington Redskins, to the point where other teams have figured out they don't need to run the ball nearly as much.
On first-and-10, the opposition is throwing 58.8 percent of the time, gaining a heel-rocking 8.4 yards per pass. It's pretty easy to keep a drive going when faced with a second-and-1 or second-and-2.
That's a lot through the air even in the pass-happy modern-era NFL. Overall, teams this year have passed 48.6 percent of the time on first-and-10. They're passing the most against Chicago (60), Miami (59.1), San Diego (58) and Washington.
Those numbers were relevant Thursday when defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said he wanted to talk about the ''positive side'' of a defense that ranks last in the NFL in pass defense. He pointed out, for example, that his players have done a decent job of stopping the run.
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BEST OF MAXIM
Chris Cooley was a long time Redskins tight end, but was cut this off season as the team decided to go younger at that position.
As soon as new starting tight end Fred Davis went down for the season with an Achilles tendon injury, many thought Cooley might get a call from the Redskins. It didn’t take long for them to reach out to Cooley as the former Redskin has agreed to terms...
With the announcement that Fred Davis out for the year with a torn Achilles, Most fans were excited about the return of Captain Chaos, aka Chris Cooley. I think they should be excited about the new kid on the block Logan Paulsen. Cooley who was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2004 NFL draft became a cornerstone to the Redskins offense having 6+ TD’s in his first 4 seasons and...
YOU GOT BURNED
Eli Manning and DeAngelo Hall went back and forth over the winning touchdown Manning threw to beat the Redskins in the final minutes of their game.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon will continue to be sidelined indefinitely with a plantar plate tear in his right foot. Garcon visited a specialist Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., who diagnosed the soft-tissue injury that causes pain when he pushes off on the foot, The Washington Times reported. "We don't know what's going to happen with Pierre,"...
The Redskins overpaid for Pierre Garcon and after one half of football it liked they were getting what they paid for. Garcon exploded early in week one for 109 yards and 1 TD on 4 receptions. Since then he has just 4 catches and 44 receiving yards. Garcon has spend more time on the sidelines than in the games. Reports now indicate that he has a plantar plate tear in his right foot.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is currently viewed as the greatest thing since sliced bread around the National Football League. But that doesn't mean we can't uncover an embarrassing photo from the rookie quarterback's past!Seen here is an 18-year old RGIII during his freshman year on team photo day at Baylor. Needless to say, it's a different...
Injured Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon's injury is now being described as a "plantar plate tear in his right foot." SOURCE: The Washington Times.Fantasy Spin:Garcon will be out indefinitely, which we basically already knew. Rookie Robert Griffin III seems to be doing just fine without his favorite receiver. His 70.4 completion rate is the highest in the NFL and his...
DeAngelo Hall insists he did not mean any disrespect earlier this week when he said the Washington Redskins gave Eli Manning and the New York Giants a win last Sunday. When discussing New York’s game-winning 77-yard touchdown, Hall basically said anyone could have made the throw and that it was nothing more than a blown coverage. Several Giants players ripped him for the comments...
Earlier today Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall came out and stated that they gave Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz his game-winning 77 yard touchdown and that Eli Manning wasn’t a rocket … Continue reading »