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Redskins beat Jets, 16-11, to go to 2-1 in preseason

FOURTH QUARTER

The Redskins finally fell behind when Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez completed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Dustin Keller on the second play of the fourth quarter. To complete the weird scoring nature of this game, Nick Folk missed the extra point, so the Jets took an 11-9 lead.

Richard Bartel then relieved John Beck at quarterback for Washington. Bartel began his first drive by failing to complete a pass in two attempts, and Beck came back in for the next possession.

The big fourth-quarter news for Redskins' fans: Mark Brunell appeared at quarterback for the Jets. The former Redskin, who was a backup for the New Orleans Saints when they won the Super Bowl last year, is Sanchez's likely backup this year.

Larry Johnson also remained in the game, trying to show the coaching staff he deserves a spot on the team. But it was Brandon Banks - the undrafted rookie who fumbled a punt earlier in the game - who took a short screen from Beck from the Washington 3 and turned it into a 20-yard gain and a first down. Johnson followed with gains of five and six yards. The drive ended, though, when Beck couldn't find Banks on third and 4.

Santana Moss was the Redskins' top gainer as a receiver, with two catches for 42 yards. Terrence Austin and Joey Galloway each had three catches.

Beck was replaced by Bartel again after that drive. Beck finished 6 of 10 for 67 yards.

Bartel, leading a team of third- and fourth-stringers, then tried to move the Redskins in position to win the game. Larry Johnson did some of the work, gaining 18 yards on a first-down play to get to the Jets' 17 with just under three minutes remaining. One play later, Bartel found Johnson on a dump screen to the left, and Johnson scampered 15 yards for a touchdown that put the Redskins up 16-11 with 2:21 remaining - the Redskins' first touchdown since the initial preseason game against Buffalo.

Johnson finished with nine carries for 42 yards with one catch for 15 yards.

On the next Jets' possession, Washington's Kevin Barnes raced in on a corner blitz and nearly stripped the ball from Brunell. Barnes ultimately missed, but defensive end Darrion Scott did force Brunell to fumble, and the Barnes recovered at the Jets' 32.

Beck came back in then, and Ryan Torain made his first appearance at halfback.

The Redskins moved to 2-1 on the preseason. Their final preseason game is Thursday night at Arizona.

THIRD QUARTER:

Rex Grossman's night ended - as did that of almost everyone on the first-team offense. He gave way to John Beck, the former starter for the Miami Dolphins who the Redskins acquired in a training camp trade with the Baltimore Ravens.

Mark Sanchez, though, remained in the game for the Jets, and the Redskins' second-string defense did a good job against New York's first offense on the Jets' opening possession of the second half. The Redskins flushed Sanchez out of the pocket on third down, and Vonnie Holliday stopped him for a one-yard gain, a three-and-out to start the third quarter.

Beck then stepped in and moved the Redskins. Beck hit three of his first four passes to rookie wide receiver Terence Austin, who is battling both Anthony Armstrong and Brandon Banks for a spot on the roster. Austin racked up 34 yards on his three catches to move the ball to the New York 37.

Larry Johnson relieved Willie Parker at halfback, and the veteran - who struggled last week against Baltimore - struggled again. His first carry went for two yards. Beck then converted a third and 2 by hitting Roydell Williams for a seven-yard gain. The Redskins moved all the way to the Jets' 16, but on third and 4, the Jets' Jim Leonhard sacked Beck for a seven-yard loss. Graham Gano, though, bailed out the Redskins with a 41-yard field goal, and Washington took a 9-5 lead.

Sanchez stayed in the game for the Jets' next possession, as did Tomlinson - even as the Redskins moved down the roster for their defensive players. Tyrone Carter, a veteran safety signed when Kareem Moore was injured last week, moved into the lineup and made a tackle of Tomlinson for a loss as the Jets advanced into Redskins' territory. But Sanchez had already moved the Jets with a series of short passes and Tomlinson runs, and they were inside the Redskins' 20 when the quarter ended.

SECOND QUARTER:

If this was supposed to be Willie Parker's chance to make the team, he wasn't taking advantage of it through the Redskins' first few drives. Parker's sixth carry of the game resulted in a 2-yard gain - bringing his total to six yards. That helped the Redskins go three-and-out after they had stopped the Jets' possession that straddled the quarter.

Another player fighting for a roster spot - undrafted college free agent Brandon Banks - also took a step backward. After Washington forced the Jets to punt, Banks took the ball inside his own 10 and began to skitter forward. But Banks coughed up the ball, and the Jets' Vernon Gholston recovered at the Redskins' 34.

DeAngelo Hall, though, thwarted the Jets - and saved Banks. He stepped in front of a Sanchez throw inside the 10, intended for Dustin Keller, and made his second interception of the preseason. He returned it 35 yards to the Washington 41. Hall thus became the first Redskin with multiple interceptions in the preseason since the late Sean Taylor in 2004. Taylor had three during that exhibition season.

The Redskins moved the ball to the Jets' 24 - largely on the strength of Grossman's 31-yard pass to Joey Galloway, Galloway's longest reception of the preseason. Galloway came into the game with no catches in the first two games but was showing why Mike Shanahan brought him into camp and has said, repeatedly, that he knows what the veteran can do. The drive stalled when a third-down pass from Grossman was tipped at the line of scrimmage. Graham Gano's second field goal of the night, this one from 42 yards, gave the Redskins the lead, 6-3 with 5:10 remaining in the half.

For the Jets' next possession, the Redskins brought in their second-team defense - which included Albert Haynesworth. That group got a big sack of Sanchez when Lorenzo Alexander got some push up the middle and outside linebacker Chris Wilson came around the left side, a six-yard loss that forced a fourth down for the Jets at the Redskins' 48.

That might have seemed like a good development - until Grossman fumbled a snap from center Casey Rabach. The shotgun snap seemed to get to Grossman quicker than he expected - even though it was right at his hands - and he couldn't handle it. Grossman then kicked the ball out of the end zone - a penalty that was declined - and with 1:55 remaining in the half, the Jets were within 6-5, and got the ball back on a free kick from Redskins punter Josh Bidwell.

The Redskins, though, immediately got the ball back. Veteran cornerback Philip Buchanon allowed a completion from Sanchez to Santonio Holmes, but Buchanon came back to strip the ball from Holmes, and rookie linebacker Perry Riley raced down the field to make the recovery for the Redskins' second forced turnover of the year.

Grossman immediately took a deep shot down the middle of the field to Santana Moss - but Moss dropped the ball when he came to the ground. A big gain became an incomplete pass. On the next play, Grossman scrambled and found rookie running back Keiland Williams for 22 yards. On third down, Grossman looked deep for Anthony Armstrong. Off-setting penalties for pass interference - one on Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, the other on Armstrong - gave the Redskins another shot. Grossman was hit by Jets defensive lineman Calvin Pace, and he fumbled. Luckily for Washington, the Redskins were ruled to recover.

The Jets closed the half by allowing Nick Folk to attempt a 63-yard field goal -- and just coming up short.

Grossman finished the half 8 for 16 for 111 yards and a 72.7 rating. The Redskins' rushing game was almost non-existent - 12 carries for 22 yards. Willie Parker had eight carries for 16 yards.

FIRST QUARTER:

The Redskins opened the game by taking the ball, and on the first play, 38-year-old veteran Joey Galloway had his first catch of the preseason - a four-yard completion from Rex Grossman. Grossman, starting for the injured Donovan McNabb, then got the Redskins the initial first down of the game by hitting Santana Moss for 13 yards.

The running game, though, then sputtered. Willie Parker - who needs a bit game tonight to secure a spot on the roster - started at halfback, but his first carry yielded a 1-yard loss. Clinton Portis then gained three yards, leaving Grossman with third-and-8. The result: A badly overthrown ball from Grossman to Galloway, who was open deep on the left side, and the Redskins punted.

The most interesting development on the Jets' first possession: Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth appeared in the nickel package, his first first-quarter appearance of the preseason. But before that, the Jets picked up a pair of first downs - the first on a Mark Sanchez-to-Braylon Edwards 15-yard pickup, the next on a run by Shonn Greene. Redskins defensive lineman Adam Carriker eventually sacked Sanchez for a 2-yard loss, bringing up third and 7. Sanchez's pass to Ladanian Tomlinson was incomplete, defended by DeAngelo Hall, and the Jets settled for Nick Folk's 45-yard field goal to take a 3-0 lead.

The Redskins responded on their next drive, and they were helped when a would-be Grossman interception on a tipped ball was called back because of a holding penalty. But Washington ended up with a 10-play drive - with almost nothing from the running game. The big play was Grossman's 27-yard pass to Moss. The Redskins were also aided by a roughing-the-passer penalty on Jets linebacker Bart Scott. Graham Gano's 27-yard field goal tied the game at 3-3.

The Jets' next drive reminded people that New York made a key pick-up in the offseason - Ladainian Tomlinson. He ran 43 yards from the Jets' 7 to midfield, starting the Jets on a promising possession to end the quarter.

Grossman finished the quarter 5 of 8 for 64 yards.

End of one quarter: Redskins 3, Jets 3

By Barry Svrluga  |  August 27, 2010; 10:26 PM ET
 
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Comments

LT > Johnson + Parker.

Posted by: swowra | August 27, 2010 7:43 PM | Report abuse

cut back was to hany and carters side, didn't look good at all

Posted by: hcic55 | August 27, 2010 7:44 PM | Report abuse

We've not been good against the run. Our defensive line is getting pushed around. 77 yds rushing for the Jets in the first quarter.

Posted by: Rusty6392 | August 27, 2010 7:44 PM | Report abuse

Defense is going to take a step back this year with the switch to the 3-4. It does not look good at all. Linebackers are going to need time to adjust. That and they are going need to get an OLB on the other side of Orakpo.

Posted by: srobert1117 | August 27, 2010 7:48 PM | Report abuse

Armstrong with another special teams tackle.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 7:51 PM | Report abuse

Anyone know if I can find the game online somewhere?

Poor Sam Huff, he has really become fuzzy in his memory and reasoning skills.
Sonny still sharp, but Sam has reached the point of embarrassing for the Washington Redskins.

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 7:53 PM | Report abuse

video online is a little blurry but i swear it said we are 3rd in off and 1st in passing this preseason, although is just preseason

Posted by: hcic55 | August 27, 2010 7:54 PM | Report abuse

Armstrong is all over the place tonight on teams.

Posted by: saltine182 | August 27, 2010 7:56 PM | Report abuse

I guess I was wrong in assuming Armstrong didn't play teams. Dude's all over the place. Welcome to the Redskins, Anthony Armstrong.

Posted by: psps23

Posted by: psps23 | August 27, 2010 7:57 PM | Report abuse

Clinton Portis being worked on by trainers on sideline.
Fat Albert makes a play!!

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 7:58 PM | Report abuse

Defense looks like it's adjusting as the game progresses.


Did Banks just get cut by getting the ball stripped on the punt return?

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 7:58 PM | Report abuse

Hey Hcic,
Send me the link to the game, bro!!

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 7:59 PM | Report abuse

Whooo! D. Hall with the pick!

Before the play, I said to myself "Pick-6." And it very nearly was.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:02 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: jollybengali | August 27, 2010 8:02 PM | Report abuse

www.atdhe.net

Posted by: hcic55 | August 27, 2010 8:03 PM | Report abuse

I think Orakpo is making Ferguson look like he is a rookie.

Great pick by D-Hall

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:03 PM | Report abuse

I think Orakpo is making Ferguson look like he is a rookie.

Great pick by D-Hall

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:04 PM | Report abuse

Willie Parker two good runs in a row.

Hard 2-yard gain on the last drive, nice 8 yarder with 2nd effort on this one.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:04 PM | Report abuse

heck, at this point I'd even say LT>CP? well, maybe not in the blocking category.

Oh, 'fast' willie does seem to be doing that job ok this week. nice blitz pickups...

So how u ladies doin'?

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:07 PM | Report abuse

2 tipped passes now for Grossman.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:07 PM | Report abuse

The o-line is playing well considering the Jets have the best run defense in the league.

Defense is playing well also!

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:08 PM | Report abuse

Really nice blitz pickup by Keiland Williams. Gano w/ a great kick.

Posted by: saltine182 | August 27, 2010 8:08 PM | Report abuse

run game is no good but man rex has all day in the pocket

Posted by: hcic55 | August 27, 2010 8:09 PM | Report abuse

Doin' great, Dik!


Oh, crap, you tricked me!

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:10 PM | Report abuse

He'll do that, freak - he ain't so tall.

How's about run D coagulating?

Ew - banks just fumbled... so no spot for him. That's his second, right?

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:10 PM | Report abuse

run game is no good but man rex has all day in the pocket

Posted by: hcic55 | August 27, 2010 8:09 PM |

Nobody runs against the Jets defense best in the league.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:11 PM | Report abuse

Wilson baby that guy should be starting at LOLB.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:14 PM | Report abuse

Chris Wilson with the sack. Way to fight through blockers on that play!

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:14 PM | Report abuse

I just realized I'm behind in my playback. I guess I'll get caught up @ the half.

.... mmmm... beeer.....

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:15 PM | Report abuse

channelsurfing.net seems to have a pretty good feed of the game this week.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | August 27, 2010 8:15 PM | Report abuse

I'm just getting to sit down and watch. Sounds like we had a rocky start but are picking up steam? Would that be a fair assessment.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | August 27, 2010 8:18 PM | Report abuse

Dik, how are you watching?

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:19 PM | Report abuse

This game is just ugly all around. Jets are not looking to be as good as people think they are.

Armstrong still making plays. Thomas still invisible. Wilson needs to get a longer look at OLB because the other two guys are liabilities against the run.

Jets pass rush is awful. Redskins do not understand how to play the 3-4 against the run. They are wide open for the cut back on just about every play. OLB cannot just run up field. Pains of switching schemes and having 4-3 DEs playing OLB.

Posted by: srobert1117 | August 27, 2010 8:19 PM | Report abuse

That was ugly...

Posted by: scampbell1975 | August 27, 2010 8:19 PM | Report abuse

werd, Scamp!
enjoy!

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:19 PM | Report abuse

Scamp, rocky start, slightly less rocky middle, rocky ending to the half.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:21 PM | Report abuse

This game is just ugly all around. Jets are not looking to be as good as people think they are.

Armstrong still making plays. Thomas still invisible. Wilson needs to get a longer look at OLB because the other two guys are liabilities against the run.

Jets pass rush is awful. Redskins do not understand how to play the 3-4 against the run. They are wide open for the cut back on just about every play. OLB cannot just run up field. Pains of switching schemes and having 4-3 DEs playing OLB.

Posted by: srobert1117 | August 27, 2010 8:19 PM |

Great summary! Thanks!

Posted by: scampbell1975 | August 27, 2010 8:21 PM | Report abuse

I liked that!

Posted by: scampbell1975 | August 27, 2010 8:23 PM | Report abuse

Great defense nice turnover.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:23 PM | Report abuse

GREAT job by Buchanan to pop the ball out on that play! Nice recovery by Riley.

I don't think they overrule the fumble recovery in bounds. He's clearly in with possession.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:24 PM | Report abuse

thanks for the link!
I'm watching game!!

Noticing that as I listen to Skins radio broadcast it is about 2 or 3 plays behind the video feed online

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 8:24 PM | Report abuse

srobert, I think you're mostly correct, but...the Skins D really settled down in the 2nd quarter and actually looked pretty decent. The Redskins actually took their starting D out entirely with time left in the 2nd quarter, and the Jets were then able to run again. But, the Skins 2nd team D actually forced the Jets 1st team O to punt, and just now the Skins 1st team D got a turnover vs. Jets 1st team O. Not as terrible as you make it sound

Posted by: --swb | August 27, 2010 8:24 PM | Report abuse

just saw the Chris Wilson play - sho u rite, he looks great.

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:25 PM | Report abuse

Beeps.

Posted by: freakzilla | August 27, 2010 8:25 PM | Report abuse

Moss has to catch that.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 8:27 PM | Report abuse

bad Interference call on the Jets
we will take it however

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 8:31 PM | Report abuse

Rex under threw that pass by ten yards
got the call anyway, then fumbled next play...

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 8:33 PM | Report abuse

Ragged game, but skins playing with more fight than last week.

Posted by: TheDirtySanchez | August 27, 2010 8:33 PM | Report abuse

already doubled last week's point production, on pace to match Zorn's 13 points per game - just kidding heard that Moss dropped another pass, dude seems to do that alot

how has Silverback looked in pass protection?

Posted by: coparker5 | August 27, 2010 8:48 PM | Report abuse

WaPo - can you get your Shti together? Which thread do you want us on??

Alright, kiids - fight the good fight, mah Hamsters...

I gotta give the cowpatty wife the netbook now.. lol

Posted by: DikShuttle | August 27, 2010 8:48 PM | Report abuse

noticing 2nd half the audio is only one play behind the video on line broadcast

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 8:51 PM | Report abuse

Gotta say, Kyle Shanahan is a really good play caller. He keeps a nice flow, gets the plays in quick, and seems to keep the D fairly off balance

Posted by: --swb | August 27, 2010 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Gano w/ his 3rd nice kick. Could it be? A reliable kicker..?

Posted by: saltine182 | August 27, 2010 9:03 PM | Report abuse

If I recall, we're now 0 for six and a half quarters in rushing first downs...

On the other networks, Kevin Kolb is already a blistering 3 for 10 for 19 yards passing against KC as we zip through the 2nd quarter...

Posted by: Samson151 | August 27, 2010 9:06 PM | Report abuse

Austin has responded, at least in his first series tonight, to the pressure Banks has been putting on him. Let's see if he keeps it up.

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 9:07 PM | Report abuse

Our O-line can't run block. The Jets don't get a lot of sacks, so they stop the run, force offenses to pass, and rely on guys like Revis (if he comes back) and Cromartie. Rex had time to pass because the run game wasn't working.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 9:09 PM | Report abuse

Our run defense REALLY sucks.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 9:10 PM | Report abuse

Our 2nd/3rd string run defense really sucks vs. Jets 1st string offense, yes.

Posted by: --swb | August 27, 2010 9:14 PM | Report abuse

Our 2nd/3rd string run defense really sucks vs. Jets 1st string offense, yes.

Posted by: --swb | August 27, 2010 9:15 PM | Report abuse

This is are 2's against there 1's and has been for the whole 3rd Q and we are still playing better.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 9:16 PM | Report abuse

Both John Keim and Rich Campbell tweets that a Redskins player was carted off the field. No jersey on, so player unknown.

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 9:17 PM | Report abuse

Rex had time to pass because the run game wasn't working.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 9:09 PM

That's not Rex, actually the last drive was led by Beck #3 QB, got him in trade from Ravens, and cut Colt.

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 9:19 PM | Report abuse

Check that, the palyer was Darrel Young

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 9:20 PM | Report abuse

Nick Folk, once a terrible Cowgirl, always a terrible Cowgirl.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Wow your 1's scored a TD against are 2's & 3's way to go.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Beck has been playing QB the entire second half.

Posted by: Flounder21 | August 27, 2010 9:24 PM | Report abuse

Richard Bartell = cut. sorry, dude

Posted by: --swb | August 27, 2010 9:27 PM | Report abuse

from the mayor,

"If this was supposed to be Willie Parker's chance to make the team, he hasn't taken advantage of it through the Redskins' first few drives."

Parker and Johnson are done, folks.

And how's Mr. Invisible--Jeremy Jarmon--workin' for ya?

He'll be cut, too.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | August 27, 2010 9:27 PM | Report abuse

thanks to all those that posted links to the game. got to watch the entire thing. props.

Posted by: saltine182 | August 27, 2010 9:28 PM | Report abuse

Hey Flounder,
Yes, I was just helping a poster who said that Beck was Rex...

Bartel now in the game...

Posted by: RedskinRay1 | August 27, 2010 9:29 PM | Report abuse

Tuesday:

Cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut,cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut,cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut'em all.....

Posted by: gimmesummoe | August 27, 2010 9:31 PM | Report abuse

hah, ex Redskin throwing to an ex Redskin -- Brunell to Coles, incomplete

Posted by: zcezcest1 | August 27, 2010 9:33 PM | Report abuse

thanks to all those that posted links to the game. got to watch the entire thing. props.

Posted by: saltine182 |

co-sign!! my thanks as well

got in about the 2nd quarter

Posted by: zcezcest1 | August 27, 2010 9:35 PM | Report abuse

Larry Johnson is worthless.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 9:39 PM | Report abuse

beeps

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 9:39 PM | Report abuse

There aren't many points here but Joe Theismann continues to miss them.

Posted by: SMACK1 | August 27, 2010 9:42 PM | Report abuse

Banks took a step back in the returning game with the fumble, but he took a step forward in the receiving game. Banks says to Kelly, "I'm the guy doing his job, you must be the other guy."

Posted by: clark202 | August 27, 2010 10:18 PM | Report abuse

AH: Hey coach can I have the oxygen?
MS: Sure
AH: My knee feels really great!
MS: Great get back in there!
AH: Damn, I thought I could sit this one out with the O2. (Damn knee pain)

Posted by: CMVienna | August 27, 2010 10:18 PM | Report abuse

what the f_ck is happening? Did Portis really sprain his ankle?

Posted by: iH8dallas | August 27, 2010 10:36 PM | Report abuse

I can't wait 'til next Wednesday's Hard Knocks.

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 10:34 PM

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | August 27, 2010 10:36 PM | Report abuse

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan revealed that Clinton Portis suffered a sprained ankle in the team's preseason win over the Jets Friday.
This explains why he had one carry. Shanahan says the severity is unknown, so the Skins are probably giving Portis an MRI. Even if the sprain is not significant, this is a reminder that Portis is a poor bet to stay healthy entering his age-29 season. Among active players, only LaDainian Tomlinson, Fred Taylor, and Thomas Jones have more carries than Portis' 2,176.

from Rich Campbell twitter

Posted by: rachel216 | August 27, 2010 10:44 PM | Report abuse

Haynesworth says he and Shanahan are now on the same page. He later joked that they're sharing dinner and cigars tonight. 16 minutes ago

Read original ==>> Fredericksburg.com - Washington Redskins News http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/Web/Sports/Redskins#ixzz0xrg54Maq

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 10:46 PM | Report abuse

I saw a lot of guys making plays.. it was good to see. Clearly there is competition at many positions. On the D-line, I saw Golston, Carricker, Jarmon, Jackson, Kemo all making nice plays at times. Only Big Al did not make a real splash. At Linebacker, Orakpo dominated, Wilson had a nice play, Mac played well, even A.Carter chased LT down at the end of the play. On the O-line, was that Capers who made the great pulling lead block, nice to call out his name for a change. Williams was great, and the rest of the line looked fine as well. Tyrone Carter got off the couch and showed up big time.. why did he not have a job? Unbelievable...

Posted by: iseyij | August 27, 2010 10:51 PM | Report abuse

That was a nice strip by Buchanon but he took a bad angle and was beaten badly off the catch so that is how he ended up trailing the play. He has to perform better.

Posted by: iseyij | August 27, 2010 10:55 PM | Report abuse

Even if the sprain is not significant, this is a reminder that Portis is a poor bet to stay healthy entering his age-29 season. Among active players, only LaDainian Tomlinson, Fred Taylor, and Thomas Jones have more carries than Portis' 2,176.

from Rich Campbell twitter

Posted by: rachel216 | August 27, 2010 10:44 PM | Report abuse

Buffalo or Baltimore should be on Allen's speed dial for a RB over the next ten days.

Posted by: TWISI | August 27, 2010 10:57 PM | Report abuse

Jets are simply overrated, and over-hyped. Utilization of fear tactics, declaring Superbowl in August only makes Rex Ryan looks stupid, he learned quite well from his Dad with his lousy mouth, he is simply not a competition for the Shanahans. Washington without McNabb and without Albert with the starting defense and all the jets could muster with Sanchez well into the fourth quarter is mere mediocrity. If you didn't notice, the Shanahans even made a joke out of Jets starting defense by starting a third string QB against them and performed well. Good thing the Skins smashed his lousy mouth!

Posted by: abxinc | August 27, 2010 11:12 PM | Report abuse

DeSean Jackson left the eagles game with a back injury and Trent Cole was carted off the field.

Posted by: clark202 | August 27, 2010 11:41 PM | Report abuse

thats the worst f'n article ive ever read, wtf is wrong with jasons writing ability, the sequence was about as f'd up as it could be. get your own chit together before you write another word, what a crock of chit that was.

Posted by: bigfuff | August 28, 2010 12:13 AM | Report abuse

thats the worst f'n article ive ever read, wtf is wrong with jasons writing ability, the sequence was about as f'd up as it could be. get your own chit together before you write another word, what a crock of chit that was.

Posted by: bigfuff | August 28, 2010 12:13 AM | Report abuse

Were the Redskins playing Benny or the Jets? The Jets did not look that great to me. Over hyped is right. If the Jets are superbowel calibar, we'll be in it too.

Posted by: DrWho2 | August 28, 2010 12:19 AM | Report abuse

Studs:

Armstrong: nobody has impressed more
Starting OL w/the exception of 61
Hall: catches everything thrown his way
Gano: did his job and his KOs were deep
Haynesworth minus one play he freelanced
Williams: liked what he did in limited carries, picking up the blitz, and on teams
Austin: nice play on the screen, but he's too small for teams coverage

Duds:
Grossman: TO machine
Rabach: pushed around all game
DT
Banks: can't put the ball on the ground
Parker
Carter: is going to be a liability all season
Doughty: too slow to play FS and has terrible gap support.

Posted by: Diesel44 | August 28, 2010 12:21 AM | Report abuse

what no post game chatter up here, I think they really performed well against a tough physical team. Loved how our back ups held up against their starters.

Posted by: chrislarry | August 28, 2010 12:47 AM | Report abuse

*beep*

...and f Dallas.

Posted by: JohnnyRyde | August 28, 2010 12:56 AM | Report abuse

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