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McCoy looks right at home in Dallas, leads Redskins past Cowboys in OT

  Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath's 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to a 20-17 victory on Monday night that snapped the Cowboys' six-game winning streak. McCoy, the former Texas star playing at the home of the Cowboys for the first time since his final college game...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins lead Cowboys 3-0 after 1st quarter

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Kai Forbath kicked a 44-yard field goal, and the Washington Redskins led the Dallas Cowboys 3-0 after the first quarter Monday night. Dallas entered with a 6-1 record and six consecutive victories. The Cowboys haven't won seven in a row since 2007. The lone score in the first quarter was set up by Andre Roberts' 37-yard punt return just past midfield, where...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Hatcher Would Have Done Bad Things to Redskins Kicker Kai Forbath Had He Missed Against Tennessee

One one hand the kicker has the best job in the NFL. He rarely--if ever--gets hit. He only plays a handful of plays a game, and if he's any good could make $1 million a season (13 kickers currently make a base of $1 million or more). However, on the other hand kickers are the one position teams do not hesitate to cut mid-season if they fail to perform.They may also have to deal with...
Via FatManWriting
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The five biggest takeaways from the Washington Redskins win over the Titans

An ugly win is still a win. And, boy, oh, boy, did the Washington Redskins need a win. The Redskins edged the Titans 19-17 on a last-second field goal by Kai Forbath on Sunday. While the game wasn’t exactly aesthetically pleasing, it was certainly eventful. We saw some pivotal replay reviews actually go Washington’s way. We saw Kirk Cousins benched at halftime. We saw Brian Orakpo...
Via cover32 - Redskins
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

POLL: PICK THE REDSKINS GAME 7 MVP!

Vote in the latest DC Pro Sports Report poll and tell us who was the most valuable player of the week 7 Washington Redskins win over the Tennessee Titans. Was it: WR Pierre Garacon WR Desean Jackson PK Kai Forbath QB Colt McCoy VOTE NOW IN THE POLL ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE SCREEN!
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Hatcher Threatened Kai Forbath Before Game-Winning Field Goal (Video)

Redskins’ defensive end Jason Hatcher was interviewed on Redskins Postgame Live with Rob Carlin, who asked Hatcher what it felt like to watch as Kai Forbath attempted the game-winning field goal. Hatcher responded with “You better make it or I’m gonna kill you. ‘Cause that’s all you gotta do is kick the ball.” Hatcher goes on to say that since Forbath made it, he’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy rallies Redskins to 19-17 win over the Titans

LANDOVER, Md. -- Kai Forbath kicked a 22-yard field goal on the last play of the game, and Colt McCoy stepped in after Kirk Cousins was benched at halftime Sunday to lead the Washington Redskins to a 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans. McCoy completed 11 of 12 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown in his first meaningful role in a win since Nov. 20, 2011, when he led the Cleveland...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins-Cardinals Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following Skins games, this time a 30-20 loss at Arizona to fall to 1-5. Dude is literally in red face. He has painted his face red. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/hzdOc2Iol4 — Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) October 13, 2014 Winners DeSean Jackson — Three catches for 115 yards and a TD. You’d think that making big plays and playing...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins special teams: it’s coverage, stupid. Out of the box answers?

Redskins fans are dissatisfied with special teams  ̶  dissatisfied with everything right now. Special teams frustrated fans the most for a very long time. Kickers and returners catch fan’s ire. But, folks, coverage is the devil. Defense is how teams win possession, but special teams is how teams win field position. The Redskins were in sucky field position all night against...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins : Three reasons why they lost to the Eagles

The Washington Redskins were defeated 37-34 Sunday by the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Redskins now have a 1-2 record. The Skins started the first half strong but didn’t come out with same intensity throughout the second half. This was a hard fought game between both teams but the Skins fell short. Although it is still early in the season, Redskin fans have...
Via isportsweb.com
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report Week 4

Redskins Injury Report Week 4 The injury list has grown crowded in the Washington Redskins locker-room as 17 players now find themselves on it. Kai Forbath (groin) and Chris Baker (ankle/hip) both were full participants in practice on Tuesday. Starting left guard Shawn Lauvao missed practice altogether on Tuesday, Lauvao is nursing a knee injury [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top five things we learned from the New England Patriots win over the Raiders

That was kind of a kick in the gut, wasn’t it? In a wild, NFC East battle that saw 71 total points scored (as well as a minor brawl on the Redskins’ sideline), Philadelphia outlasted the Redskins in a frustrating 37-34 loss for Washington. Here are five takeaways from the contest: Washington’s special teams are somewhat better than the abysmal 2013 unit, but that’s not good...
Via cover32 - Redskins
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles hold off Redskins, open season 3-0

The highly-profiled Week 3 game between the Eagles and Redskins featured a little of everything. DeSean Jackson had his moment. The Eagles offense was back on point. And there was even a melee in the fourth quarter. In between all of that, the Eagles erased another double-digit deficit and delivered a strong offensive performance in a 37-34 win over the Redskins at Lincoln Financial...
Via Eagledelphia
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson questionable for Sunday’s game vs. Eagles

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson has vowed he will play against his former team the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday despite a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder. But, he did not practice on Wednesday and Thursday and he was limited on Friday, thus he is questionable for the game. Gruden: WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder) "did good today." Said he was "very limited,...
Via KCM Sports
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts inactive for second straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

K Forbath active for Redskins despite sore groin

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts inactive for second straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath is active against the Jacksonville Jaguars after battling a sore right groin. Forbath was limited in practice leading up to the game, forcing the Redskins to consider contingency plans to sign another kicker, but he is able to suit up Sunday. As expected, tight end Jordan Reed and cornerback Tracy Porter are inactive with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has sore kicking leg

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins might have to find another kicker for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Coach Jay Gruden said Friday that Kai Forbath has a sore right groin. Forbath rested his leg in practice Friday, but plans to kick Saturday. If he can't go, the Redskins will need to sign another kicker. Forbath missed three games last season with a sore...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 (VIDEO)

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 9-12-2014 Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden spoke with the media on Friday. (via redskins.com) Twitter Recap: Gruden said TE Jordan Reed, CB Tracy Porter and LB Akeem Jordan are OUT for Sunday’s game vs. Jacksonville. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 12, 2014 Gruden: K Kai Forbath will test out [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Forbath holds off Hocker as Redskins make cuts

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Incumbent kicker Kai Forbath has held off draft pick Zach Hocker, and undrafted rookie Silas Redd has claimed the final running back spot as the Washington Redskins trimmed their roster to 53 heading into the first week of the regular season. The Redskins on Saturday placed linebacker Darryl Sharpton and nose tackle Chris Neild on injured reserve. They also will...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins special teams still a work in progress

The Washington Redskins are still in the progress of overhauling a special teams unit that performed horribly in 2013. The only announced decision at this point is that LB Adam Hayward was named special teams captain in the preseason opener. Other than that, all bets are on. In the return game, WR Rashad Ross has been returning kicks and WR Andre Roberts and WR Santana Moss have...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Washington Redskins part of any top-10 epic Super Bowl XLIX match-ups?

Now that games are being played in the NFL, albeit exhibitions that won’t count in the standings, it’s time to start thinking about how the season is going to unfold. And to take it to the nth degree, it’s time to start thinking about who will be playing in the final game of the season – Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. As is typically the case in the NFL, there are...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Suprise Cuts #4: The Forbath bloodbath

This story contributed by Scott Hirsch. The preseason game against the Patriots changed a lot of minds on a lot of players. In an impressive Redskins performance, only two players stood out for poor play:  Peyton Thompson and Kai Forbath. Thompson was cut immediately, and Forbath will likely hang on until the last of the roster cuts. Forbath had a record setting year for field goals...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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