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NFL Rumors: QB Colt McCoy to start for the Washington Redskins Week 8?

Just three seasons ago, many NFL fans believed that the Washington Redskins had the best quarterback situation of any team in the league. A dynamic rookie in Robert Griffin III and Michigan State prospect Kirk Cousins. As the 2014 season is unfolding for the Redskins, it appears the quarterback position is in a serious state of flux moving forward. Washington is bringing up the rear...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins fan apparently has a pet crow (Video)

It looks like this Washington Redskins fan has a pet crow. http://profootballzone.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/ActiveFewFrog.mp4 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Redskins fan apparently has a pet crow (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy will start next Monday as long as RG3 isn’t ready

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Monday that Colt McCoy will start at quarterback next Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys as long as Robert Griffin III isn’t ready to come back. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy will start at QB vs Cowboys next week on #MNF as long as RG3 isn't 100%. pic.twitter.com/eifEEjYjvO — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-20-2014

Redskins Press Conferences: Jay Gruden 10-20-2014 Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden spoke to the media on Monday (via redskins.com): Recap: On linebacker Brian Orakpo: “He is going to have surgery – and he will be out for the season – on his pec.” On if it is a full tear: “It’s torn enough to have [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colt McCoy will start if Robert Griffin III can’t go

Robert Griffin III may be days away from practicing, but it still may be a couple of weeks before he suits up and heads out onto the field. According to Coach Jay Gruden, RGIII could be back practicing on Wednesday, but, “He has a long way to go.” Robert Griffin III “has to be honest with himself on how he’s feeling” during practice this week, Gruden says. Can he play full...
Via cover32 - Redskins
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy will start for Redskins on Monday if Robert Griffin cannot

Kirk Cousins’ turn as the starter of the Washington Redskins has come to an end again. After becoming a turnover machine, Cousins was benched to start the second half of Sunday’s win over the Tennessee Titans. Colt McCoy entered and led the Redskins to a win. He will remain the teams quarterback until Robert Grifffin III returns. Griffin could be cleared by the team for Monday’s...
Via Tireball.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gruden frustrated with Redskins’ run game

The Washington Redskins may have picked up their second win of the season, but they are still struggling to run the football. Despite getting more carries than in previous weeks, Alfred Morris rushed for just 54 yards on 18 carries. That’s an average of 3.0 yards a carry. The team as a whole was only slightly better, as they reached 100 yards collectively but with a less than stellar...
Via KCM Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

McCoy will get start in Week 8 if RGIII is not ready

Colt McCoy will start at quarterback unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready for action in Washington's Week 8 Monday Night Fooball matchup versus the Dallas Cowboys, Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Monday. McCoy took over the reigns under center in the second half for the turnover-prone Kirk Cousins in Week 7 against the Tennessee Titans and led the squad to a 19...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gruden won’t rule out RGIII for Monday, names McCoy starter for now

Following the second half benching of quarterback Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy, speculation began on who would be the starter for the Washington Redskins in next week’s matchup with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Robert Griffin III participated in individual drills last week for the first time since dislocating his ankle back in Week 2, adding to the uncertainty of...
Via KCM Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: Colt McCoy will start until RG3 is cleared

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Monday that Colt McCoy is the new starting quarterback until Robert Griffin III is medically cleared to return from his ankle injury. “Right now we’re moving forward with Colt McCoy,” Gruden said. “Moving forward for the Cowboys we’re gonna start Colt.” “Colt will be the starter and playing on Monday night.” The Redskins...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to stick with Colt McCoy over Kirk Cousins

TweetThe short-lived Kirk Cousins era in Washington has come to a screeching halt. Per Washington head coach Jay Gruden via ProFootballTalk, third-string quarterback Colt McCoy will start for the Redskins in Week 8 and will be the starter until Robert Griffin III returns from his ankle injury. It’s a sudden not surprising turn of events for Cousins, who some were lauding as a potential...
Via Los That Sports Blog
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo placed on season-ending injured reserve

AP Image The Washington Redskins have lost outside linebacker Brian Orakpo  for the season after he tore his pectoral muscle in his right arm during the 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.  The team are expected to place him on season ending injured reserve.  Orakpo suffered the same injury in his left arm in 2012. Previously, Brian Orakpo tore his left pectoral muscle...
Via DC Sports-Kings
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Starting QB Colt McCoy In Week 8, Unless RGIII Can Play

Redskins HC Jay Gruden told reporters on Monday that Colt McCoy will be the team’s starting quarterback against the Cowboys for Week 8’s game against the Cowboys if Robert Griffin III can’t play, per John Keim. Gruden added that RGIII will “needs to be 100 percent” to play. McCoy replaced Kirk Cousins at halftime of Washington’s win over the Titans and finished the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo done for the season with torn pectoral muscle

TweetDefensive end Brian Orakpo may have played his last down as a member of the Washington Redskins. According to multiple reports, Orakpo tore a pectoral muscle Sunday against the Titans, ending his season and possibly his tenure in Washington. Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 20, 2014 Orakpo is in a contract...
Via Los That Sports Blog
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year with a torn pectoral muscle

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo injured his right pectoral muscle in Washington’s 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans and will have an MRI on Monday. Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowler, was hurt trying to make a tackle on a running play in the fourth quarter Sunday and did not return. Well according to Pro Football Talk, […] The post Redskins Brian Orakpo is done for the year...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo reportedly done for the season

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season after tearing his pectoral muscle, per Pro Football Talk. Brian Orakpo has a torn pectoral muscle, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 20, 2014 Tough Break for Orakpo who’s in a contract year. I can’t imagine the Redskins bringing him back. He’s a good player, but can’t stay...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 hours ago  |  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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins’ Brian Orakpo out for the season with a torn right pectoral

Update: Oct. 20, 2014 12:29 PM For the third time in his career, Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo’s season will be cut short by a torn right pectoral muscle. NFL Network’s Ian Rapport was the first to report the results of the MRI. Previously, Brian Orakpo tore his left pectoral muscle. This year, it’s his right one. Same result, though. Out for the season. #Redskins — Ian...
Via KCM Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out

The Washington Redskins need help bad. Kirk Cousins is not the answer, and Colt McCoy looked good when he was given his opportunity, but Robert Griffin III gives this team the best chance to win now.  Jay Gruden will have to make his decision soon who will start, but he will not rule out RG3. […] The post Redskins could have RG3 back this week; Gruden will not rule him out appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Fear Brian Orakpo Has A Torn Pectoral Muscle

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo injured his right pectoral muscle in the team’s 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday and will have an MRI on Monday. The team fears that the pectoral muscle could be torn and that he could miss significant time, according to CSN Washington. The 28-year-old has injured the left pectoral muscle twice before in his career.
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly we learned from Redskins’ Week 7 win over Titans

The Washington Redskins snapped their four-game losing streak in dramatic fashion, clipping the Tennessee Titans 19-17 on a last-second 22-yard field goal by Kai Forbath. It was a much needed win, keeping their faint season alive. But let’s not jump for joy, needing a last-second field goal against a woeful team such as the Titans isn’t your typical idea of a season changing...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Redskins 19 Titans 17

THE GAME TURNED WHEN… WR Desean Jackson drew a 22-yard pass interference penalty on Titans CB Jason McCourty on third down and one gave the Skins the ball on Tennessee’s 9-yard line with less than a minute in regulation. DJax had just beaten the Titans’ secondary moments earlier, but the long reception was negated by a hands-to-the-face penalty against C Kory Lichtensteiger...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Orakpo done in Washington?

LB Brian Orakpo is hurt again.  More alarming, it is an injury to his right pectoral muscle.  Orakpo has already had two previous injuries and surgeries in 2011 and 2012 to his left pectoral muscle.  He will undergo an MRI tomorrow to  determine the extent of the injury. If the MRI reveals a tear, Orakpo will likely be done for the season.  If that is the case, then the 2009...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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