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Redskins Insider: November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010

Jon Embree agrees to become Colorado's head coach

Redskins tight ends coach Jon Embree has reached an agreement to become the next head coach of the University of Colorado, he said in a phone interview Saturday night. "My agent is just trying to take care of a couple of things, but I'm planning to sign it [the contract]...

By Jason Reid  | December 4, 2010; 11:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
 
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Embree moving closer to getting Colorado job

Redskins tight end coach Jon Embree is moving closer to becoming the next head coach at the University of Colorado, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday night. Embree, in his first year with the Redskins, is expected to meet tonight with a high-ranking member of Colorado's athletic department...

By Jason Reid  | December 4, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
 
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Manning pleased with Giants' position

The New York Giants are tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for first in the NFC East, and quarterback Eli Manning is pleased with the team's position entering the final five weeks of the regular season. As they prepare to play host to the Redskins on Sunday, the Giants are in...

By Jason Reid  | December 4, 2010; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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McNabb facing familiar foe

For the first 11 years of his career, quarterback Donovan McNabb led the Philadelphia Eagles against the New York Giants in very intense NFC East battles. McNabb will guide Washington against their divisional rival on Sunday at New Meadowlands Stadium, and the sight of McNabb in a Redskins jersey will...

By Jason Reid  | December 4, 2010; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Haslett: Defense capable of better results

The Redskins switched from a base 4-3 front to a 3-4 scheme, in part, in an effort to apply more pressure on quarterbacks. A 3-4 alignment provides more opportunities to disguise coverages and blitzes, and the Redskins are tied for 18th in the NFL with 22 sacks. Outside linebacker Brian...

By Jason Reid  | December 4, 2010; 4:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
 
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Golston, Haynesworth, Torain, T. Williams among the questionable

In addition to ruling out safety LaRon Landry (Achilles) and cornerback Carlos Rogers (hamstring), the Redskins have listed 14 players as questionable for Sunday's game at the New York Giants. The group includes: linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (hamstring), receiver Brandon Banks (knee), guard Derrick Dockery (knee), defensive end Kedric Golston (elbow/groin),...

By Rick Maese  | December 3, 2010; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (182)
 
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Phillip Buchanon, Kevin Barnes, Macho Harris get chances in secondary

With both cornerback Carlos Rogers and strong safety LaRon Landry out Sunday against the New York Giants, veteran cornerback Phillip Buchanon will likely start, second-year corner Kevin Barnes should play more, and second-year safety Victor "Macho" Harris -- out of football only a week ago, when the Redskins signed...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 3, 2010; 2:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
 
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Shanahan: LaRon Landry, Carlos Rogers out vs. Giants

Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Friday that strong safety LaRon Landry and cornerback Carlos Rogers will miss Sunday's game against the New York Giants, the second time in three weeks that both key members of the Redskins' secondary will be out. "Any time you lose great players, it obviously...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 3, 2010; 1:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  Carlos Rogers, LaRon Landry  
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Rookie Terrence Austin gets his chance

Two weeks ago, rookie receiver Terrence Austin made the trip with the Redskins to Tennessee, and he thought for sure he would be called up off the practice squad and activated for his first NFL game. That didn't happen, but Austin only had to wait seven more days. Last Saturday,...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 3, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (89)
Categories:  Joey Galloway, Terrence Austin, wide receivers  
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Kyle Shanahan says rushing struggles are "huge factor"

In the 17-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, the Redskins rushed for just 29 yards and had only a 2.2-yard average. Against the NFL's fifth-ranked rushing defense, the Redskins' longest gain was four yards. Washington is 26th in rushing with a 90.7-yard average, and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is...

By Jason Reid  | December 3, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Kyle Shanahan, Running backs  
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Roster analysis: LaRon Landry gets a pay raise

With LaRon Landry wearing a walking boot because of his Achilles' tendon injury, there's a distinct possibility that the safety's season could be coming to an end prematurely via the injured reserve list. Prior to Landry's injury, there was thought that perhaps the Redskins could leverage the uncapped year...

By J.I. Halsell  | December 3, 2010; 6:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (81)
Categories:  LaRon Landry, Roster analysis  
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Jon Embree has not yet finalized deal to coach Colorado

Redskins tight end coach Jon Embree has not finalized a contract to become the next head coach at the University of Colorado, a person familiar with the situation said late Thursday night. Although Embree, in his first season with the Redskins, is in talks with the school about accepting the...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 10:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
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Did Portis come back too soon?

It is unclear whether running back Clinton Portis, who underwent season-ending surgery this week to repair abdominal and groin muscles, suffered further damage by returning to the field too soon, Coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday. "How do you know for sure?" Shanahan said after practice at Redskins Park. Addressing reporters...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  Clinton Portis  
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Sixteen players on Redskins injury report

Sixteen players appeared on the Redskins' injury report following Thursday's practice, and for the second straight day three prospective starters - strong safety LaRon Landry (Achilles), cornerback Carlos Rogers (hamstring) and running back Ryan Torain (hamstring) - did not participate in drills at all. Coach Mike Shanahan said previously that...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 2, 2010; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Ryan Torain  
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LaRon Landry unlikely to play Sunday

Strong safety LaRon Landry, sidelined the past two games because of an Achilles' tendon injury, is "highly, highly unlikely" to play this week against the New York Giants, Coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday. Landry, who has worn a walking boot recently, has missed the first two days of practice in...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 5:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Carlos Rogers, LaRon Landry, Ryan Torain, Trent Williams  
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Shanahan would allow Jon Embree to start right away at Colorado

Coach Mike Shanahan will release tight ends coach Jon Embree from his contract before the end of the season to begin recruiting for the University of Colorado if he accepts the school's head coaching position, Shanahan said Thursday. Embree, in his first season with the Redskins, reportedly has been offered...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 4:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Ma'ake Kemoeatu wins courage award

On the day in the summer of 2009 that Ma'ake Kemoeatu tore his Achilles' tendon, his football career seemed tenuous at best. "The trainers said, 'You're done,'" Kemoeatu said. "I was like, 'I'm done? I'm done for the day? Tape me back up and put me back out there.' They...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 2, 2010; 2:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
 
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Report: Redskins tight ends coach Jon Embree offered head coaching job at Colorado

Redskins first-year tight ends coach Jon Embree reportedly has been offered the head coaching position at the University of Colorado. [UPDATE, 10:43 p.m.: Embree has not yet finalized a contract with Colorado.] Former legendary Colorado coach Bill McCartney, also a candidate for the position, told the Denver Post that Embree...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
 
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Clinton Portis on this week's surgery: 'It was a minor tuneup'

While undergoing season-ending abdomen surgery this week, running back Clinton Portis also had his severe groin tear repaired, the nine-year veteran revealed Thursday. "It was a minor tuneup," said two-time Pro Bowler, who is on the season-ending injured reserve list. "I went and got tuned up. I feel like everything...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Clinton Portis  
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Artis Hicks benched for Will Montgomery

Veteran offensive lineman Artis Hicks, the Redskins' starting right guard since opening day, has been demoted in favor of backup Will Montgomery for the upcoming game against the New York Giants, Hicks said Thursday. Hicks, slowed recently by thigh and groin injuries, was informed Wednesday that Montgomery, a backup guard-center,...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 12:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (52)
Categories:  Will Montgomery  
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Offensive line clicking for Giants

When the Redskins face the New York Giants on Sunday at New Meadowlands Stadium, they will encounter formidable challenges. With an average of 387 yards per game, the Giants have the league's third-ranked offense. The Giants (7-4) also have the second-ranked defense, and the successful units have helped them earn...

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
 
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Donovan McNabb hopes to keep Giants rushers on their heels

The New York Giants are tied for fifth in the NFL with 31 sacks and quarterback Donovan McNabb has been sacked 31 times - the league's second-highest total. When the Giants play host to the Redskins on Sunday at New Meadowlands Stadium, McNabb expects to face a formidable pass rush....

By Jason Reid  | December 2, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Donovan McNabb  
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Statistical analysis: A sliver of playoff hope

With the loss to Minnesota, the Redskins' playoff chances hang by the proverbial thread. They need to win all their remaining games to be assured of a spot, but going 4-1 down the stretch would keep their hopes alive. In total I estimate they have a 2 percent chance of...

By Brian Burke  | December 2, 2010; 6:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (44)
Categories:  Statistical analysis  
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Brandon Banks and the Wildcat

Will the Redskins put the ball in the speedy wideout's hands more often?...

By Washington Post editors  | December 1, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Brandon Banks  
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Four starters sit out practice Wednesday

As the Redskins began preparation for Sunday's game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J., four potential starters sat out of Wednesday's practice altogether - including inside linebacker Rocky McIntosh, who missed the workout for what the team labeled "personal reasons." McIntosh is the only player who missed...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 1, 2010; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
 
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Redskins ticket prices won't increase in 2011

If there's football in 2011, the Redskins will not charge fans any more for general admission tickets than they have in recent seasons, the team announced Wednesday. Prepping for the possibility of a 2011 lockout that could cancel games, the Redskins, keeping in step with the rest of the league,...

By Rick Maese  | December 1, 2010; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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Giants working hard to get Devin Thomas ready

New York Giants Coach Tom Coughlin said Wednesday that starting receiver Steve Smith still can't practice because of a torn pectoral muscle. With fellow starter Hakeem Nicks out with a leg injury, it's possible Devin Thomas - the Redskins' second-round pick in the 2008 draft who was cut by the...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 1, 2010; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Devin Thomas  
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LaRon Landry a "longshot" to play this weekend

Strong safety LaRon Landry, out the past two games because of an Achilles' tendon injury, is "a longshot" to play this week against the New York Giants, Coach Mike Shanahan said after practice Wednesday. Landry, who has worn a walking boot recently, did not participate in practice as the Redskins...

By Jason Reid  | December 1, 2010; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Clinton Portis, LaRon Landry, Ryan Torain  
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Eli Manning's playmaker mentality

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is tied for the league lead with 23 touchdown passes. He also is second in the NFL with 16 interceptions. Manning has a playmaker's mentality, cornerback DeAngelo Hall said, and he makes things happen for the Giants (7-4), who are tied for the NFC...

By Jason Reid  | December 1, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  DeAngelo Hall  
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Several Redskins competing for Pro Bowl berths

Last week we told you that LaRon Landry was the lone Redskin leading his position group in Pro Bowl voting. It turns out several of his teammates are also faring pretty well in the voting. With three weeks remaining for fans to cast their votes, a couple of other Redskins...

By Rick Maese  | December 1, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Brian Orakpo, Chris Cooley, DeAngelo Hall, LaRon Landry, London Fletcher, Lorenzo Alexander, Mike Sellers  
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Redskins bring in 12th running back

With their top two running backs injured and their most recent performance good for only 29 yards on the ground, the Redskins brought in yet another running back Wednesday, rookie Shawnbrey McNeal, who they signed to the practice squad. He replaces running back Kestahn Moore, who was signed last week,...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 1, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Running backs, wide receivers  
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Redskins may see a familiar face Sunday

Reports out of New York suggest Giants receiver Steve Smith won't be able to play this week against Washington, which might increase the chances that the Redskins could see a familiar face this Sunday. The Giants ravaged receiving corps added former Redskin Devin Thomas last week. Thomas didn't have much...

By Rick Maese  | December 1, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (50)
Categories:  Devin Thomas  
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Carlos Rogers still rehabbing his hamstrings

Because of the rain, the Redskins are preparing to travel to an indoor facility to practice, but cornerback Carlos Rogers still is not sure if his sore hamstrings will cooperate. "Just still pretty much the same," Rogers said Wednesday morning in the locker room at Redskins Park. "Both still sore...

By Jason Reid  | December 1, 2010; 10:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
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Final five provide a chance to evaluate young players

With the Redskins nearly out of the playoff hunt, Coach Mike Shanahan will make evaluations for continuing his roster overhaul in the final five games of the season.

By Jason Reid  | December 1, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (57)
Categories:  Mike Shanahan, Roster analysis  | Tags:  Washington Redskins  
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The League: Were fines appropriate in Johnson-Finnegan fight?

The League Panel discusses the fallout from Sunday's brawl....

By Washington Post editors  | November 30, 2010; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (145)
 
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Football Insider Live: Vikings recap, Giants preview and thoughts on hecklers

Rick Maese jand Barry Svrluga joined LaVar Arrington and host Jonathan Forsythe on this week's webcast to talk about Sunday's loss, how the Redskins will deal with the Giants pass rush, and hecklers. You can also download the podcast of this show or subscribe to the podcast....

By Washington Post editors  | November 30, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
 
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Santana Moss on how Redskins must play now

At one point during the 2005 season, the Redskins were 5-6 and did not appear to be a team capable of qualifying for the playoffs. But under then-coach Joe Gibbs, the Redskins won their final five games in the regular season, finished 10-6 and earned a wild-card berth. They defeated...

By Jason Reid  | November 30, 2010; 11:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
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Redskins' most viable path to playoffs is winning NFC East

With the Redskins (5-6) trailing many teams in the NFC wild-card standings, it would appear that winning the East division is their most viable path to securing a playoff berth. "Just looking at how the NFC is this year, and where we're at, it looks like winning the division is...

By Jason Reid  | November 30, 2010; 10:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
 
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Redskins' failure to produce turnovers proves costly vs. Vikings

Minnesota quarterback Brett Farve leads the NFL with 17 interceptions, but Favre had no turnovers in Sunday's 17-13 victory against Washington at FedEx Field. "He just did a good job of protecting the football," cornerback Carlos Rogers said of the future Hall of Famer. "You know he's gonna take some...

By Jason Reid  | November 30, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
Categories:  Carlos Rogers, Lorenzo Alexander, Mike Shanahan  
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Former RB Eric Shelton sues NFL pension plan

Updated: 7:34 p.m. Former Washington Redskins running back Eric Shelton sued the NFL's pension plan Monday in federal court in Baltimore, seeking increased disability payments for a spinal injury he suffered from a hit to his helmet in an intrasquad scrimmage with the Redskins during training camp in the summer...

By Mark Maske  | November 29, 2010; 5:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (129)
 
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Mike Shanahan stands behind Perry Riley

A day after rookie linebacker Perry Riley committed a costly penalty on special teams in a loss to Minnesota, Coach Mike Shanahan expressed strong support for Riley who, he said, displayed great "effort." Riley's block in the back nullified a potential go-ahead touchdown for the Redskins on a long punt...

By Jason Reid  | November 29, 2010; 4:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
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No timetable for LaRon Landry's return

The Redskins apparently still have no timetable for the return of strong safety LaRon Landry, who has missed the past two games because of an Achilles' tendon injury and is wearing a walking boot,. "I can't tell you for sure until he gets out of the boot," Coach Mike Shanahan...

By Jason Reid  | November 29, 2010; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Mike Shanahan not sure who will start at RB

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday he is unsure who will start at running back in the next game against the New York Giants, adding that he won't know until Wednesday whether Ryan Torain's hamstring injury has healed enough for him to play. "We'll get a better feel for that...

By Washington Post editors  | November 29, 2010; 3:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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Mistake let Favre seal the deal Sunday

The play that sealed the Redskins' 17-13 loss to Minnesota on Sunday was perhaps the most surprising of the day: Brett Favre, the Vikings' 41-year-old quarterback, rolling to his right on third-and-8 and then running for a first down. With the Redskins out of timeouts and less than two minutes...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 29, 2010; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
 
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Texans-Titans fight gets Redskins' attention

One hot topic in locker rooms around the NFL on Monday was the full-on fight between Houston wide receiver Andre Johnson and Tennessee cornerback Cortland Finnegan during the Texans' 20-0 victory. "That was a good fight," Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said. "It was reminiscent of some of me and Steve...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 29, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
 
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For Washington Redskins, questions at right guard

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan placed a question mark at the right guard position when he pulled Artis Hicks from the game in favor of Will Montgomery on Sunday. Hicks hasn't blown away coaches this year, and it's unclear who might start at right guard this weekend's game at the New...

By Rick Maese  | November 29, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Will Montgomery  
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Washington Redskins are struggling at home, and fans let them know it

A team is supposed to have an edge when playing on its home field, but the Redskins have struggled at FedEx Field this season. After Sunday's 17-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Washington is only 2-4 at FedEx in its first season under Coach Mike Shanahan. In 2009, under...

By Jason Reid  | November 29, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (149)
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Carlos Rogers may not be able to practice because of injured hamstrings

Cornerback Carlos Rogers said his injured hamstrings are still sore and expressed doubt about his ability to practice this week, he said Monday. "It's sore," Rogers said. "I don't know [about practicing Wednesday]. It kind of depends on how it is [by then]. I'm gonna get some more work on...

By Jason Reid  | November 29, 2010; 12:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Redskins hope to put together run like 2007

The Redskins likely need to win their final five games to have a chance to qualify for postseason play, but they succeeded while traveling a similar road in 2007.

By Jason Reid  | November 29, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (164)
 
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Albert Haynesworth recovers from illness

Prior to kickoff, the Redskins announced that defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth had been suffering from an undisclosed illness during the pregame warm-ups and his status on Sunday was questionable. Haynesworth missed the opening quarter but was able to return and played primarily on passing downs in the final three quarters....

By Rick Maese  | November 28, 2010; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
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Carlos Rogers injures other hamstring

Cornerback Carlos Rogers, who sat out last week's win at Tennessee with a hamstring injury, returned to the starting lineup Sunday. But according to Coach Mike Shanahan, Rogers "aggravated" his other hamstring in Sunday's loss to Minnesota, and was replaced by veteran Phillip Buchanon. Buchanon, part of the Redskins' nickel...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 28, 2010; 7:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Fred Davis finally snares first TD of season

There was plenty of talk before the season about how the Redskins might take advantage of two strong pass-catchers lining up at tight end. Heading down the final stretch of the schedule, Chris Cooley has been a favorite target of quarterback Donovan McNabb. Fred Davis, on the other, didn't notch...

By Rick Maese  | November 28, 2010; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Redskins break out the Wildcat formation

For what's believed to be the first time in franchise history, the Redskins broke out the "wildcat" offense in Sunday's loss to Minnesota. They'd practiced it in training camp and, according to players, a few times since then, but Coach Mike Shanahan didn't put Brandon Banks behind center until the...

By Rick Maese  | November 28, 2010; 7:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Anthony Armstrong wants bombs to go for touchdowns

Redskins wide receiver Anthony Armstrong caught a 45-yard pass from quarterback Donovan McNabb in the fourth quarter, his fourth catch of at least that distance this season and the latest indication that he has developed into Washington's best downfield threat. Armstrong, though, is getting greedy. Had McNabb led him on...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 28, 2010; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Artis Hicks benched in favor of Will Montgomery

After missing last week's game against Tennessee, Redskins offensive lineman Artis Hicks, the starter all year at right guard, returned to the starting lineup Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, for whom he played last year. Hicks had practiced all week and had overcome the groin and thigh injuries that kept...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 28, 2010; 6:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
 
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Perry Riley: "I feel terrible for the situation"

Redskins rookie linebacker Perry Riley provided perhaps the most crucial play in Sunday's 17-13 loss to Minnesota, blocking Vikings defensive lineman Everson Griffen in the back and negating a 77-yard punt return for a touchdown by Washington's Brandon Banks. Riley initially declined to speak to reporters in the Redskins' locker...

By Barry Svrluga  | November 28, 2010; 6:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
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Vikings defeat Redskins 17-13

Updated: 4:08 p.m. Fourth Quarter No play was bigger than a block in the back by rookie Perry Riley, who pushed a defender as rookie Brandon Banks ran by on what would have been a 77-yard punt return touchdown to give the Redskins a lead. Instead, Washington was forced to...

By Paul Tenorio  | November 28, 2010; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (262)
 
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Albert Haynesworth ill, status questionable

Defensive lineman Albert Hayensworth has an undisclosed illness and his status for today's game against the Minnesota Vikings is questionable, the Redskins announced before the game. The nine-year veteran left the field early during pregame warm-ups. Haynesworth has been inactive for three games this season. For the third time in...

By Albert Haynesworth  | November 28, 2010; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (51)
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Rogers, Hicks, Rabach, McIntosh expected to play

After losing many players because of injuries recently, the Redskins listed several starters as active for today's game against the Minnesota Vikings at FedEx Field. Cornerback Carlos Rogers, who sat out the previous game with a sore hamstring, and right guard Artis Hicks, sidelined by a thigh problem, are active...

By Jason Reid  | November 28, 2010; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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Rate the Redskins against the Vikings

Washingtonpost.com users rate the Redskins' performance against the Bears on Nov. 28, 2010.

By Washingtonpost.com sports editor  | November 28, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Polls  | Tags:  Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb, NFL, Rate the Redskins, Redskins, Vikings  
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