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Did McConaughey speech inspire Redskins to beat Eagles?

Oscar-winning actor and longtime Washington Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey gave a motivational speech to his favorite NFL squad ahead of their game Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. The question is, what role did it play in inspiring the Redskins to a 23-20 victory? Head coach Jay Gruden was asked about McConaughey’s appearance at a charity event on Saturday and if he...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Washington Redskins

Donald Trump says the Washington Redskins should keep their name If Donald Trump manages to win the White House in 2016, that could be good news for Washington Redskins owner ... TE Jordan Reed has multiple sprains, concussion Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Monday that tight end Jordan Reed has multiple sprains and a concussion, according to the NFL Network's ...
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Live Microphone: Chris Baker of the Redskins

“Give Coach Gruden credit for making a hard decision, but making the right decision. This was the game that showed you why he went to Kirk. We all love Robert, and we hate to see him not getting the chance he worked so hard for. But you see the production with Kirk, and now you see he can lead us to victory in the fourth quarter.” — Washington Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker
Via DC Pro Sports Report
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump: Redskins should keep team name

Although there have been many clamoring within both the football and political world's for the Washington Redskins to change their team name, at least one prominent presidential candidate is against a name change.The New York Times reported Monday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump feels there is nothing wrong with the Redskins name, and the team has no reason to...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins got a pregame pep talk from...Matthew McConaughey?

Academy award winning actor Matthew McConaughey is apparently capable of providing inspiration to others off camera as well.McConaughey, an avid Washington Redskins fan, gave his team a pregame speech this past weekend before they went on to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles in thrilling fashion Sunday afternoon.In fact, the speech from McConaughey went over so well that Redskins head...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign DE Frank Kearse, Waive LB Terrance Plummer

The Washington Redskins re-signed DE Frank Kearse on Monday and waived LB Terrance Plummer to make room for him. Washington also signed WR Issac Blakeney and LB Lynden Trail to their practice squad. LB Sage Harold was released to make room for their new additions. The Redskins’ practice squad now consists of: WR Issac Blakeney LB Lynden Trail C Austin Reiter LB Nico Johnson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Captain Kirk comes up clutch in 4th quarter against Eagles

The Redskins worked themselves back to .500 yesterday afternoon in dramatic fashion. The Redskins bumped there record to 2-2 with a game winning drive lead by Kirk Cousins. After dwindling a double digit lead out of halftime the Redskins relied on Alfred Morris and Kirk Cousins to beat the hated Philadelphia Eagles. The game winning drive doesn’t happen without the defensive line...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins Silences Critics in Redskins’ Win over Eagles

View image | Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has taken a lot of flak for his decision to bench Robert Griffin III in favor of Kirk Cousins at quarterback. Today, he and Cousins got some vindication. With the Redskins facing a four-point deficit and needing to go 90 yards for a go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter, Cousins responded with his solid decision...
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Five things learned in Redskins' victory over Eagles

Myriad penalties, a costly Jordan Reed fumble, a curious decision to punt at Philly’s 35-yard-line, and a depleted secondary wasn’t enough to keep the Washington Redskins from pulling out a gutsy, 23-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.  Here are five things we learned: AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Four outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 4 Fantasy Sleepers...
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Pierre Garcon makes awesome game-winning TD catch

Pierre Garcon dove, absorbed a big hit and still managed to hang on to the game-winning touchdown pass for the Washington Redskins. His four-yard score with 26 seconds left capped off Washington’s 90-yard march, lifting the Redskins to a 23-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4. Garcon laid it all on the line to make the play: Pierre Garçon: FOR THE WIN! #PHIvsWAShttp...
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Watch: Fletcher Cox yanks Matt Jones down by his hair

Long hair is a staple on every NFL sideline. Every team has at least one guy with hair that covers their name and number on the back of their jersey. Turns out, there is a price to pay for long, flowing locks as Washington Redskins running back Matt Jones demonstrated Sunday. Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Fletcher Cox was happy to assist in the demonstration by grabbing Jones...
Via The Sports Daily
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Redskins Promote CB Deshazor Everett, Release DE Frank Kearse

The Washington Redskins announced Saturday that they’ve promoted CB Deshazor Everett to their active roster and released DE Frank Kearse to make room for him. ROSTER MOVE: The #Redskins have signed prac. squad CB Deshazor Everett to active roster & released DE Frank Kearse. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) October 3, 2015 Kearse, 26, is a former seventh...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfred Morris prays with FedEx Field staff: 'My stadium fam'

Players can be superstitious. Whether it includes foods, drinks or praying, many players have some type of routine they go through. Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris doesn’t partake take in your average routine. Before games at FedEx Field, Morris arrives early and spends a significant amount of time with the security and guest services staff, whom he has gotten...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Matthew Berry harassed at last week's Thursday game

One of the risks of being on television is being recognized in public. And another risk is being harassed by fans at a sporting event. That’s exactly what happened to ESPN fantasy expert Matthew Berry at last Thursday night’s Washington-New York Giants game at MetLife Stadium. Berry attended the game with his three stepsons hoping for a night watching the game. He wrote in...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins-Eagles Predictions

As ever, these are our crackerjack staff’s predictions for Week 4. Make yours down in the comments. Whoever comes closest gets to make a guest post on this here weblog. Chris Mottram: Redskins, 13-10 The rain and sloppy conditions help Washington, which wins an ugly, low-scoring game. The Cowboys lose to the Saints on Sunday night, the Skins are tied for first, D.C. loses its...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Andy Katz and ABC’s Rick Klein launch sports politics show with Jeb Bush defending Redskins

Sports and politics are becoming more and more intertwined, so perhaps it’s not terribly surprising that we’re seeing the launch of a show dedicated to the intersection of the two arenas. Sirius XM announced Wednesday that ESPN senior correspondent Andy Katz and ABC News political director Rick Klein will be launching a new limited-run show called “The Arena” that’s focused...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 candidate Jeb Bush: I don't find Redskins team name offensive

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has mostly amassed detractors in his quest to hold on to the Redskins' team name, in spite of its racist undertones. Snyder has found a supporter in 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush.“I don’t think the team should change it,” the former Florida governor said on SiriusXM’s “The Arena., per the New York Daily News. ” “I don’t...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles remove ‘Redskins’ from media guide this week

The Philadelphia Eagles will travel to the D.C. area for a showdown with the NFC East rival Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field and it was noticed by one seasoned scribe that the appearance of the team’s media guide for the game has an interesting difference from guides for other games this season. Instead of the cover touting the Eagles vs. Falcons match-up or an Eagles...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' offensive line gets hit with another injury

The Washington Redskins lost another player to season ending IR, that could severely effect the run game of the Redskins. Left guard Shawn Lauvao was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury suffered in Thursdays night loss to the New York Giants. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Who’s at the top after Week 3 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Five can’t-miss games for...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Can Get Back To .500 At Home, Will Host Eagles In Week 4 Divisional Clash

Coming into the 2015 season, many fans and analysts alike predicted the Washington Redskins would finish in last-place of the NFC East division. By that token, the Redskins are exceeding their preseason expectations, at least based on how the first three weeks have looked, as despite being 1-2, Washington has looked relatively decent, and can leapfrog into first with a win over the...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy injury leads to second-string reps for RG3

Washington football backup quarterback Colt McCoy missed Monday’s practice, which allowed quarterback Robert Griffin III to temporarily serve as Kirk Cousins’ immediate backup, according to a report from Mike Jones of The Washington Post. RGIII handled the second-string duties in while McCoy sat out because of a cut foot. He was spotted riding an equipment cart to the...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins have no plans to trade RG3

    Robert Griffin III isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and the alleged tension over him within the Washington Redskins organization is overstated, according to a new report. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Washington has no plans to shop or trade Griffin before the November 3 trade deadline. According to La Canfora’s sources, general manager Scot McCloughan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden Critical of Andre Roberts Dropping Passes

View image | Andre Roberts has failed to meet expectations since signing a four-year, $16 million deal with the Redskins in March 2014. Originally signed to play opposite of Pierre Garcon on the outside, Roberts has struggled playing mostly as the slot receiver. His struggles are highlighted by his drops. Last season he led the team with seven, and this year...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins is charging money for autographs and photo opportunities

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins didn’t play well in Thursday night’s 32-21 loss to the New York Giants. He threw for 316 yards (one touchdown, two interceptions), but don’t let the box score fool you. A good chunk of Cousins’ yards came in the fourth quarter when the Giants were playing prevent defense, as they started the final stanza with an 18-6 lead....
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins must bench Cousins, start McCoy or Griffin

In no way, shape or form does Kirk Cousins give the Washington Redskins a better chance of winning than Robert Griffin III. There, I said it. After watching Cousins offer up an inept performance in a 32-21 loss on Thursday Night Football against the New York Giants, it’s clear Washington made the wrong choice starting the former Michigan State passer over Colt McCoy and/or...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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