Handing out labels after Skins games. This one a 20-6 miseryfest against the Giants.
Sav Rocca – Recovered from a terrible first punt to hit a couple of good ones, then recovered from certain disaster on a mishandled snap in his own endzone to get the ball away.
Keith Burns – Made it through the entire season, which seemed unlikely at times. (Look, this was the end...
THE GAME TURNED WHEN… With the Redskins mounting one of their few impressive drives of the game, Washington faced a 2nd and 8 at the New York 13 yard line. QB Kirk Cousins had two receivers open, but he held the ball too long and Giants DE Justin Tuck ran into him for an 8-yard sack. More importantly, Tuck knocked the ball out of Cousins’ hand and Giants DL Linval Joseph recovered...
THE GAME TURNED WHEN… Both teams showed up to play this game at 1 PM.
THE GAME WAS OVER WHEN… Shortly after 1 PM.
THE GOOD… WR Aldrick Robinson made a few nice plays, catching a tough pass or two. Great catch by TE Logan Paulsen on a high pass in the end zone for a touchdown. Of course, later he fumbled after catching a pass in the fourth quarter, turning the ball over to...
We begin voting for the Ugly Bowl with some strong contenders from the ********* division in football. Allow me to introduce you to your Ugly Bowl nominees from the NFC East.[via]From the Dallas Cowboys, I give you backup QB and troll that lives under a bridge in Scotland, Kyle Orton. In round 1 of Ugly Bowl voting, he is pitted against the Philadelphia Eagles’ placekicker...
Guest writer and longtime Skins fan Kevin Stroop fills in to hand out labels following Washington’s 30-24 victory over San Diego.
Pierre Garcon –- A week after criticizing the offense, he delivered. Along with seven catches for 172 yards, he had highlight reel one-handed catches and caught a critical pass in OT on a 1st-and-20. More of that this week, please.
Dwayne Harris returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown and the defense got two turnovers in the fourth quarter as the Dallas Cowboys shook off the Washington Redskins 31-16 Sunday night in front of a crowd of 90239 at AT&T Stadium.
However Dallas lost DeMarcus Ware and DeMarco Murray to injuries in the game.
Dallas and Philadelphia are tied for first place in the NFC East with...
DeMarco Murray ran 4 yards for a touchdown to cap a long opening drive for the Dallas Cowboys, who led the Washington Redskins 7-3 after the first quarter Sunday night.
Murray's run ended a 10-play, 80-yard drive that took more than 6 minutes. It was the fifth time in six games this season that the Cowboys scored on their first possession.
Washington, coming off a bye week...
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October 13, 2013
Caps lose at Chicago in high-scoring season opener. [RMNB, Caps Insider]
Mikhail Grabovski pulled a hat trick in his first Caps game. [RMNB]
Russia’s anti-gay laws are the new “Redskins” thing. Right, Ovi? [Bog]
Say goodbye to John Potter and hello again to Kai Forbath. [Hogs Haven]
D. Hall couldn’t wear his Polo because the NFL is selectively weird. [Bog]
Hey, Darrell Green’s...
Injury Report Kai Forbath attempted a 48 yard field goal for the first time in nearly two weeks at Redskins practice on Friday. Mike Shanahan said afterward, “He didn’t try anything further than that. Tomorrow, we’ll try a little bit more to see if there’s any tug in that area. If not, he should be [...]
Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is practicing again and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.
Coach Mike Shanahan says Forbath made a 48-yard field goal during Friday's practice and will test the leg at longer distances on Saturday.
Said Shanahan: ''If he feels like he can kick off and take a full stride, then he'll...
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September 27, 2013
According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather and kicker Kai Forbath are questionable for Sunday’s game against the Lions. Both players will be evaluated early on Sunday to determine their status’.
The Redskins have monitored Meriweather for concussion-like symptoms all week long. He practiced in a limited capacity on Wednesday and Thursday...
The Packers have scratched safety Morgan Burnett for Sunday's home opener against the Washington Redskins.
Burnett will sit out for a second straight week with a sore hamstring. He was limited in practice this week.
M.D. Jennings will slide to free safety again for Burnett while Jerron McMillian will start at strong safety. Without Burnett last week, the Packers secondary was...
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September 15, 2013
Washington kicker Kai Forbath will miss Sunday's game with a groin injury.Fantasy Spin:The Redskins re-signed John Potter, who was with the team during training camp. Potter shouldn't be started in fantasy with rainy conditions expected Sunday at Green Bay.
The Washington Redskins have officially announced the release of quarterback Pat White, to make room on the roster for kicker John Potter, signed to fill-in for injured Kai Forbath against the Packers on Sunday. Potter, 23, was brought in on Friday after Forbath experienced soreness from a strained groin muscles, which surfaced in practice on [...]
The Washington Redskins have signed kicker John Potter as their contingency plan in case Kai Forbath is unable to kick in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.
To make room for Potter on the roster, the Redskins released fourth-string quarterback Pat White.
Forbath has a sore groin in his kicking leg. It first flared up in practice on Thursday.
Potter was with the Redskins...
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September 14, 2013
ESPN 980 reports that the Washington Redskins will release QB Pat White.
Ian Rapoport adds that this move was made to free up a roster spot for newly signed K John Potter, who will fill in for the injured Kai Forbath while he’s out with a groin injury.
Rapoport adds that Washington is likely to re-sign White if he clears waivers in the coming days.
This means Rex Grossman...
Washington kicker Kai Forbath is dealing with a sore groin, so the team has signed another kicker for insurance.Fantasy Spin:The Redskins have signed John Potter. Potter spent training camp and the preseason with Washington and has a big leg. He kicked off in six games for Buffalo last season but has yet to attempt a field goal in the NFL.
According to ESPN 980 in Washington D.C., Redskins kicker Kai Forbath will not play in tomorrow’s game against the Packers. John Potter will step in and handle the kicking duties. Text from a source says John Potter will be the PK for Redskins tomorrow . ESPN980 has learned. — ESPN 980 (@ESPNRadio980) September 14, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has a sore right groin that might keep him out of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.
Forbath is listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.
Coach Mike Shanahan says he first learned that Forbath's kicking leg was sore on Thursday. Shanahan says Forbath will test the leg Saturday, and the Redskins will then decide...
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September 13, 2013
The Washington Redskins have listed kicker Kai Forbath as questionable for Sunday’s matchup with the Packers as he nurses a groin injury.
#Redskins injuries: @KaiForbath Questionable (groin). Team has contingency plan at kicker. @BMeriweather31 Probable (groin). #HTTR
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 13, 2013
If the Skins are going to bring in another kicker they...
Over the past few seasons, the Washington Redskins have struggled with their special teams. The beginning of this past season was very disappointing in particular. The team brought in kicker Billy Cundiff to compete for a roster spot with Graham Gano. Cundiff ended up winning the starting job, but struggled mightily. He made just 7 of his 12 field goals to start the year, ending...
Washington Redskins assistant linebacker coach Major Joseph Sharp was fired on Monday after a series of incidents during his brief time with the team. The decision was made by both head coach Mike Shanahan and General Manager Brian Allen following a meeting with several concerned players, coaches, fans, cheerleaders and even some of the Hogettes.
Major Sharp was hired last season...
I've been a Redskins for most of my 37 years on Earth. I started rooting for them as a 7 year old and haven't stopped. Needless to say that I was a bit giddy watching my Redskins win the NFC East for the first time since 1999 ... when I was a young newlywed all of 24 years old.My wife got me a Griffin III jersey for Christmas. She also got my 5 month old son and almost...
Tony Romo went full Romo for most of first quarter, derping out two Romoceptions, twice as many as he’d thrown the rest of December. The first of which he overthrew Kevin Ogletree then proceeded to berate Ogletree for it, LIKE A TRUE LEADER. But the Redskins could not take advantage. Kai Forbath doinked one off an upright. The pistol offense and the read option were actually things...
With the NFC East title on the line, Tony Romo threw interceptions on each of Dallas' first two possessions Sunday night, and Washington kicker Kai Forbath missed a field-goal try for the first time in his NFL career, leaving the Cowboys and Redskins tied 0-0 after the first quarter.
It was a win-or-go-home game moved into prime time to mark the end of the NFL's regular...
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December 30, 2012