Redskins Upon Further Review: Biggest Takeaways from Their 47-14 win vs. Saints

View image | The Washington Redskins pummeled the New Orleans Saints 47-14 on Sunday for their fourth straight win. Kirk Cousins led the charge, completing 20 of 25 passes for 324 yards and four touchdowns. He registered a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3. Meanwhile the Redskins defense stopped the Saints’ potent offense, intercepting Drew Brees twice, and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Perry Riley, Kelvin Sheppard among best defensive efforts in Week 10 | LSU in the NFL

Stephenson High, stand up. Former high school and college teammates Perry Riley and Kelvin Sheppard each managed arguably their best games of the season Sunday in the Washington Redskins' and Miami Dolphins' victories.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
8 days ago

Redskins Grades for Defense: Game 9

DEFENSE LINE: A pretty decent day for the defensive line, as they got consistent pressure on Saints QB Drew Brees and controlled the New Orleans rushing attack. [The Saints averaged 6.3 yards per rush, but that was skewed by one play, RB Mark Ingram’s 70-yard first quarter run. Otherwise, the Saints averaged 3.6 yards per carry.] However, the biggest defensive play of the game...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Redskins LB Perry Riley Lays out for Incredible One-Handed INT

Linebackers aren't supposed to be able to do this. Perry Riley Jr's flying backwards one-handed INT off Drew Brees — NFL (@NFL) November 15, 2015 Jack linebacker Perry Riley sealed the Washington Redskins’ 47-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints when he lay out for a one-handed interception over Saints tight end Ben Watson. Coming into Sunday’s...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins' Riley makes diving one-handed interception

Redskins linebacker Perry Riley Jr. makes an incredible interception in the Redskins' Week 10 win over the Saints. Amber Searls USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins linebacker Perry Riley Jr. sealed the deal in the team's Week 10 47-14 win over the New Orleans Saints.Riley was in coverage on Saints tight end Ben Watson who ran a wheel route -- Riley turned, leaped and used one hand...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Redskins could be making a change at linebacker in Week 10

Redskins reserve linebacker Will Compton (51) could get an opportunity to start in Week 10. Brad Penner USA TODAY SportsFor the Washington Redskins, inside linebackers Perry Riley Jr. and Keenan Robinson have struggled all season, and now, head coach Jay Gruden is considering making a chance ahead of Week 10.“Will Compton is going to play a lot,” Gruden said to reporters, per...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins-Patriots Predictions

As ever, these are our crackerjack staff’s predictions for Week 9. Make yours down in the comments. Whoever comes closest gets to make a guest post on this here weblog. Matt Terl: Patriots, 42-21 All 21 points for D.C. come in the fourth quarter. JP Finlay: Patriots, 30-18 Good gambling says take the points (80 percent of plays on Pats). Football sense says don’t take the team...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Week 9 Friday Injury Report

(photo cred:  The Washington Redskins' injury report as of 1:30pm on 11-6-15:  Defense: CB Quinton Dunbar (illness), DE Jason Hatcher (knee), and LB Perry Riley Jr (leg) were full participants in practice on Friday and are listed as probable vs. New England. LB Kennan Robinson (shoulder), CB Bashaud Breeland (hamstring), CB DeAngelo Hall...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Week 9 Injury Report

(photo cred:  Redskins’ Head Coach Jay Gruden gave the updated injury report during his press conference today. Defense: LB Perry Riley Jr (leg) was a full participant at practice today. DE Jason Hatcher (knee), CB Bashaud Breeland (hamstring), CB Chris Culliver (knee), CB DeAngelo Hall (toe), and LB Ryan Kerrigan (hand) were limited in practice...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

LB Ryan Kerrigan's Hand Surgery Went Well

(photo cred: Earlier today, Pro Football Spot reported that Redskins' LB Ryan Kerrigan would be having surgery to repair a hand fracture sustained against the Buccaneers. Kerrigan underwent that surgery today and reports are saying it went well. It is a possibility that Kerrigan may not have to miss any time and could be allowed to play with a cast on.Linebackers...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins getting outscored 46-3 in 3rd quarter this season

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Halftime of an NFL game is a chance for players to rest up, for coaches to coach up, and for the occasional adjustment that can pay dividends down the stretch. For the Washington Redskins (2-4), it's when they do some of their worst work. Heading into Sunday's game against Jameis Winston and the visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3), Washington has a serious problem...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Defense Finds a Way to Win Despite Injuries

There were a number of Redskins defensive players that were on the injury list for Week 4.  Among those players were cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall with a toe injury and Chris Culliver with a knee injury, defensive ends, Kendrick Goldston with a hand injury and Jason Hatcher, linebacker Perry Riley with a calf injury, and Safety Duke Ihenacho with a wrist injury.  Head coach Jay...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Skins WR Jackson, LB Riley, CB Hall ruled out vs Eagles

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson, linebacker Perry Riley Jr. and cornerback DeAngelo Hall have all been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson is still recovering from hurting his left hamstring in Week 1, Riley missed last week's game with a strained left calf, and Hall hurt a toe on his right foot last week. Redskins coach...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles-Redskins injury report

  View image | The Philadelphia Eagles released their second official injury report on Thursday as the team prepares for a Week 4 divisional game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon.  Starting running back DeMarco Murray was a full participant during Thursday's practice. He tweaked his hamstring during practice last week, and he was a late scratch...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Perry Riley Jr (Calf) Inactive vs. Giants

View image | Redskins linebacker Perry Riley Jr., is inactive for Thursday’s game against the New York Giants with a calf injury. Riley suffered the injury during the Redskins’ 24-10 win against the St. Louis Rams, recording four tackles before he exited the game. He did not participate in Monday’s walkthrough and did not practice on Tuesday. Three-year...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Flowers, Ayers out for Giants, Riley out for Redskins

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants were without defensive end Robert Ayers Jr. and offensive tackle Ereck Flowers on Thursday night against the Washington Redskins. George Selvie will replace Ayers (hamstring), while the Giants will shuffle their line a bit to replace Flowers (ankle), their first-round draft pick. Justin Pugh will move from left guard to tackle and John...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactives: Week Three Against the Giants

Here are your Washington Redskins Inactives for tonight’s road game against the New York Giants.  No surprises.  QB Robert Griffin III is inactive for the third consecutive week.  WR DeSean Jackson is inactive due to injury.  Same goes for LB Perry Riley Jr. QB Robert Griffin III WR DeSean Jackson CB Justin Rogers LB Perry Riley Jr. G Spencer Long DE Frank Kearse G Arie Kouandjio  
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 3

Thursday Night Game Giants  WR Victor Cruz, TE Jerome Cunningham, DT Markus Kuhn, DE Owa Odighizuwa, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, OT Ereck Flowers, DT Robert Ayers Redskins QB Robert Griffin, WR DeSean Jackson, DB Justin Rogers, LB Perry Riley, OG Spencer Long, DL Frank Kearse, OG Arie Kouandijo The post NFL Inactives: Week 3 appeared first on...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Perry questionable after missing third straight practice

Linebacker Perry Riley Jr. did not practice for a third straight day and is listed as questionable for the Washington Redskins' matchup at the New York Giants on Thursday night. Riley suffered a calf injury in Sunday's win over the Miami Dolphins and his absence would leave the Redskins with Keenan Robinson, Will Compton and rookie Terrance Plummer as the only healthy inside linebackers...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Riley misses practice again while Spaight placed on IR

The Washington Redskins could be short-handed at inside linebacker heading into Thursday night's matchup against the New York Giants.Starter Perry Riley Jr. did not practice again Tuesday because of a calf strain and rookie Martrell Spaight was placed on season-ending injured reserve due to a concussion sustained in the season opener against the Miami Dolphins.Riley registered more...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Redskins facing a make-or-break season in 2015

The NFL is an unforgiving league and the nickname "not for long" league didn't just come out of nowhere. Due to the NFL's strict salary cap, player movement is fluid from season to season, and sometimes week to week. The Washington Redskins have built their roster for the 2015 season, but the future of their roster is in part tied to the contracts they have already signed. With several...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Inside Linebacker

Today we continue our annual preview of every position on the Washington Redskins prior to the start of training camp on July 31. Today, we cover inside linebacker. Previous in this series: Quarterback // Running Back // Wide Receiver // Tight End // Center // Guard // Offensive Tackle // Nose Tackle // Defensive End // ON THE ROSTER NOW: Will Compton, Dyshawn Davis, Ja’Gared Davis...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier inside linebackers

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Washington Redskins Position Preview: Linebackers

The Washington Redskins have three starting linebacker slots locked up. Keenan Robinson and Perry Riley Jr. were the Redskins starting middle linebackers last year and will be again this year. Ryan Kerrigan will start at one of the two outside linebacker slots, leaving the other open for competition.Two second round picks, Trent Murphy and Preston Smith, will battle it out to start...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Five overpaid Redskins who need to step up in 2015

The Washington Redskins did some roster remodeling this offseason under the direction of first year general manager Scot McCloughan. However, there are still a few holdovers on the roster with large 2015 salary cap numbers and without the production to accompany them.In this piece, we will take a look at five players that the Redskins have a large sum of salary cap allocated to....
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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