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Has Sanchez and McCoy Revitalized Their NFL Careers?

By Stephen Weber Colt McCoy and Mark Sanchez both looked like players where their potential to be starters in the NFL again would be severely unlikely. Although the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles saw enough value to have roster spots on their team for these players, they were backups who took minimal reps. Here we are at week #13 in the season and these two backups...
Via Beyond The Spread
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Washington Redskins could beat the Indianapolis Colts

Oh, the Redskins…. Is there any team more painful to be a fan of? It’s not just the losses, though those are bad. It’s all of the drama. I mean, who would have thought that all of this Robert Griffin III stuff would be able to overshadow the whole name controversy? It’s all just so embarrassing. But maybe, just maybe, there’s some light at the end of the tunnel. Maybe are...
Via cover32 - Redskins
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What does the move to Colt McCoy mean for the rest of the Redskins?

Clearing the deck and handing the ball to Colt McCoy is merely due process in evaluating what the Redskins have to work with going forward. As much as the upcoming game between the first and second picks of the 2012 draft has been anticipated, the move to a make McCoy the starter offers Washington a chance to see how the game plan might properly function, and how it’s players might...
Via cover32 - Redskins
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden: Colt McCoy is best quarterback Redskins have

Jon Gruden believes the Washington Redskins are playing Colt McCoy at quarterback over Robert Griffin III for a simple reason: the former Longhorn is the best quarterback on the team right now. Gruden, who is an analyst for ESPN and the brother of Redskins head coach Jay Gruden, gave an interview to ESPN Radio Wednesday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colts put in extra time to prepare for McCoy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and cornerback Darius Butler started this week preparing to face Robert Griffin III. So much for that. After Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced he was making a quarterback change Wednesday, both players started cramming for Colt McCoy. The actual transition began when word first leaked Tuesday that a move could be coming...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: RGIII may not return with Redskins in 2015

USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins could be ready to move on from quarterback Robert Griffin III in 2015 according to Jason Reid  of the Washington Post.  This comes after Jay Gruden decided to bench Griffin in favor of former Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49errs quarterback Colt McCoy for the teams Week 13 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Reid wrote that Gruden...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who Starts At Quarterback For The Washington Redskins In 2015?

According to reports on ESPN, the Washington Redskins have decided to bench former Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Robert Griffin III. Colt McCoy will now start Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Griffin has had an interesting career in the NFL so far. He was drafted in 2012, second overall behind Andrew Luck of the Colts.The Redskins picked Griffin second overall...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: ‘We’re not giving up on RG III’

            Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said his decision to bench Robert Griffin III comes down to the young quarterbacks indecisive play. Colt McCoy will start this weekend against the Indianapolis Colts.  McCoy has led the Redskins to a comeback win over Tennessee and an upset victory at Dallas ...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins QB Colt McCoy’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden Prepared To Make Colt McCoy Starter For Rest Of Season

Dianna Marie Russini of NBC D.C. is reporting that Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said he is fully prepared to play Colt McCoy at quarterback for the rest of the season. Gruden says he is prepared to give Colt the job for the rest of the year . — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) November 26, 2014 Gruden thinks this will help RG3 out in the long run….#Redskins — Dianna Marie...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden Prepared To Make Colt McCoy Starter For Rest Of Season

Dianna Marie Russini of NBC D.C. is reporting that Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said he is fully prepared to play Colt McCoy at quarterback for the rest of the season. Gruden says he is prepared to give Colt the job for the rest of the year . — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) November 26, 2014 Gruden thinks this will help RG3 out in the long run….#Redskins — Dianna Marie...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden on Redskins starting Colt McCoy over RG3: ‘He deserves the football’

The Washington Redskins season of seemingly directionless dysfunction took another left turn Tuesday when it was learned that Colt McCoy has replaced Robert Griffin III as the team’s starting quarterback and will be under center Sunday when the team faces the Indianapolis Colts. One person who believes starting McCoy over RG3 is the best option...Read More The post Jon Gruden...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Fan Is Fed Up…Throws RG3 Jersey To The Curb, Posts On Craigslist

  RG3 is done in Washington so it only makes sense that at least one Redskins fan would throw his jersey to the curb this morning and look for someone to pick it up on the Charlotte Craigslist (via @dcsportsbog). “I’m throwing a large Nike RGIII jersey on the curb today where it belongs after I just heard that Colt McCoy is starting this weekend. I’m done with the dumpster...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gruden confirms that Colt McCoy will start for Redskins

The official presser for Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is not until 3PM, but Gruden has confirmed via conference call with Indianapolis reporters that QB Colt McCoy will start Sunday.  We reported this morning that sources indicated to ESPN that the switch would be made. In the conference call, Gruden confirmed that McCoy would make his second start this Sunday at that Griffin...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the end of the RGIII-era mean for the Washington Redskins?

Wow… how things have changed. Less than two years after reigniting the spark of Washington Redskins football, Robert Griffin III has been benched for… Colt McCoy. Now, please, just let that sink in. What would you have said if you heard that COLT MCCOY, who was castoff from the Browns in favor of Brandon Weeden, would be a better option at quarterback than the Heisman-winning...
Via cover32 - Redskins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington benches RGIII for Colt McCoy

#Redskins are planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sun, per source (as @AdamSchefter said). A 1-week call at this point — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 26, 2014 According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport’s twitter, the Washington Redskins have benched quarterback Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy.  This move comes after head coach Jay Gruden openly...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins at Indianapolis Colts: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

Washington Redskins (3-8) at Indianapolis Colts (7-4) The Redskins stand at 3-8, but they aren’t as bad as their record. Their -56 point differential isn’t as bad as their record. They have just 2 losses by more than 11 points. They’ve also been killed by the turnover battle (-9) and the return touchdown battle (-4), two things that tend to even out in the long run. On the...
Via The Football Fan Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Players find out on twitter that Redskins will start Colt McCoy

While everything else is heading in a downward spiral it is only getting worse. Not only did the news break last night over social media that the Redskins would start Colt McCoy on Sunday vs the Colts, but it seems that the players had not been informed and also found out the news over Twitter. Boy oh boy I sure love when ESPN has information about our team before the players. ...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RGIII Done In Washington?

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist  Redskins fans may have seen the last of RGIII. After months of tension between RGIII and John Gruden, RGIII will be benched. Colt McCoy will start in his place. In Sunday’s game against the 49ers, RGIII may have had the worst game in his NFL career. He threw for 106 yards and no touchdowns with a 57.9% completion rate. He also only had 11 rushing...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fab Five: The best games on the NFL slate in Week 13

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III

            The Washington Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. According to Schefter’s source, Griffin still remains to be a significant part of the Redskins’ long-term plan. From Schefter: The Redskins are hitting the reset button, though it might...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

WASHINGTON (AP) A person familiar with the decision says the Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because coach Jay Gruden had yet to announce the news to his team. He planned to do so Wednesday morning. The decision was first reported by ESPN...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the RG3 Era over for the Redskins? RG3 Benched Against Indy

The Washington Redskins and head coach Jay Gruden have benched QB Robert Griffin III for this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.  The move should not be surprising.  There were signs in Gruden’s presser on Monday that this was a possibility.  Although Gruden said the ‘intent’ was for RG3 to play this coming week, he also clarified that ‘intent’ was specific...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III is benched for Colt McCoy against the Colts

Tweet The Washington Redskins will bench Robert Griffin III against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, News4’s Dianna Russini confirmed Wednesday. Colt McCoy will start in his place. “While Griffin is not a part of Washington’s plan for Sunday’s game, he still appears to be a significant part of the Redskins’ long-term plan, according to another source,” ESPN’s Adam...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Bench Robert Griffin III; Colt McCoy To Start Vs. Colts

Robert Griffin III is heading to the bench. ESPN.com reported early Wednesday morning that the Washington Redskins have benched RG3 and will start Colt McCoy on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. According to the ESPN report, the Redskins aren’t yet willing to part ways with the Baylor product, and the QB is still a significant part of the team...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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