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Gruden won’t rule out RGIII for Monday, names McCoy starter for now

Following the second half benching of quarterback Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy, speculation began on who would be the starter for the Washington Redskins in next week’s matchup with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Robert Griffin III participated in individual drills last week for the first time since dislocating his ankle back in Week 2, adding to the uncertainty of...
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Redskins to stick with Colt McCoy over Kirk Cousins

TweetThe short-lived Kirk Cousins era in Washington has come to a screeching halt. Per Washington head coach Jay Gruden via ProFootballTalk, third-string quarterback Colt McCoy will start for the Redskins in Week 8 and will be the starter until Robert Griffin III returns from his ankle injury. It’s a sudden not surprising turn of events for Cousins, who some were lauding as a potential...
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Brian Orakpo done for the season with torn pectoral muscle

TweetDefensive end Brian Orakpo may have played his last down as a member of the Washington Redskins. According to multiple reports, Orakpo tore a pectoral muscle Sunday against the Titans, ending his season and possibly his tenure in Washington. Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 20, 2014 Orakpo is in a contract...
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Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year with a torn pectoral muscle

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo injured his right pectoral muscle in Washington’s 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans and will have an MRI on Monday. Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowler, was hurt trying to make a tackle on a running play in the fourth quarter Sunday and did not return. Well according to Pro Football Talk, […] The post Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Brian Orakpo reportedly done for the season

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season after tearing his pectoral muscle, per Pro Football Talk. Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 20, 2014 Tough Break for Orakpo who’s in a contract year. I can’t imagine the Redskins bringing him back. He’s a good player, but can’t stay...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Misery Loves Company: Field Trip To A Redskins Bar In Charlotte

I found out this is a Redskins bar by mistake. It was a new place in Plaza-Midwood, our favorite neighborhood in Charlotte. We met friends there on a summer evening for beers and tater tots and at some point during the night it was brought to my attention that this is a place for Washington fans to gather, watch games, and be sad together. The only other Redskins bar I knew of in...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
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Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out

The Washington Redskins need help bad. Kirk Cousins is not the answer, and Colt McCoy looked good when he was given his opportunity, but Robert Griffin III gives this team the best chance to win now.  Jay Gruden will have to make his decision soon who will start, but he will not rule out RG3. […] The post Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly we learned from Redskins’ Week 7 win over Titans

The Washington Redskins snapped their four-game losing streak in dramatic fashion, clipping the Tennessee Titans 19-17 on a last-second 22-yard field goal by Kai Forbath. It was a much needed win, keeping their faint season alive. But let’s not jump for joy, needing a last-second field goal against a woeful team such as the Titans isn’t your typical idea of a season changing...
Via KCM Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Orakpo done in Washington?

LB Brian Orakpo is hurt again.  More alarming, it is an injury to his right pectoral muscle.  Orakpo has already had two previous injuries and surgeries in 2011 and 2012 to his left pectoral muscle.  He will undergo an MRI tomorrow to  determine the extent of the injury. If the MRI reveals a tear, Orakpo will likely be done for the season.  If that is the case, then the 2009...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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BREAKING: Kirk Cousins benched in favor of Colt McCoy

The Kirk Cousins era is officially over in Washington. After starting the game 10 of 16 for 139 yards, an interception and a lost fumble, Jay Gruden pulled the trigger and replaced Cousins with Colt McCoy. McCoy immediately made an impact with a 70-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon on his first attempt. To be fair, though, all of the credit for that touchdown should be given to...
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Kirk Cousins benched for Colt McCoy

The Washington Redskins are now at the point where Colt McCoy is considered an upgrade over their current starter. The team benched Kirk Cousins in favor of the veteran backup down by four points against the Tennessee Titans early in the third quarter. Colt McCoy on at QB for Washington. #Titans — Paul Kuharsky (@PaulKuharskyNFL) October 19, 2014 Cousins had completed 10-of-16...
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Redskins bench Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy

A few weeks ago Kirk Cousins was being hailed as the next Peyton Manning, and Sunday after losing his confidence and throwing another costly interception, Cousins was benched for Colt McCoy. Redskins benched Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 19, 2014 RG3 should be back in a few weeks.
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Jay Gruden: RG3 must ‘prove’ he’s a franchise-type QB when he returns

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III must prove he’s a franchise quarterback when he gets healthy. Griffin, the second-overall pick in the 2012 draft, led the team to a division title and the playoffs his rookie season.  But a knee injury in the wild-card game that season resulted in a disappointing start to the 2013 season that ended with Griffin...
Via Sports-Glory
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Washington Redskins: Four keys to beating the Arizona Cardinals

The Washington Redskins look to snap a four-game losing streak against the Tennessee Titans this Sunday. The Redskins are in a desperate need of a win if they look to turn around their season. The Titians are coming off a 16-14 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that the Skins defeated by 31 points. The Redskins on the other hand are coming off a 30-20 loss to the Arizona...
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Santana Moss Gets Beautiful Native American Tattoos on his Legs

Santana Moss Gets Beautiful Native American Tattoos on his Legs Washington Redskins receiver Santana Moss took to Instagram on Friday to show off the new ink work he had done on his legs. Moss’ post: “S/o to my Boi @tattzbyd for coming up to bless me with this Cherokee mural representing my ancestors .” Loading S/o to [...]
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