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5 min ago | BleacherReport

Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Betting Odds Analysis, Prediction

Washington has lost five of its last seven meetings with NFC East rival Philadelphia, but the Redskins have covered the spread five of the last seven times they've played the Eagles on their home field. -less Washington heads to Philly for a divisional road bout with the 2-0 Eagles on Sunday afternoon in what serves as Eagles vs. Redskins point spread: The Eagles opened as seven-point favorites; the total was 50. Might the Redskins be a better team with Kirk Cousins at quarterback? Well, it looks like we're going to find out, with 3 now sidelined with a bad ankle injury.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC East, NFL Players, Kirk Cousins, Philadelphia Eagles

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Five questions facing the Redskins

The Redskins look to build on the positives from last Sunday's 41-10 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars and string together back-to-back wins for the first time since Weeks 16 and 17 of the 2012 season. 1.) Can Cousins deliver? - He has worked to ensure he knows the offense inside and out so he can step in as the starter if the opportunity came along, and now Kirk Cousins gets that shot.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC East, Jordan Reed, DeSean Jackson, Brandon Meriweather, NFL Players, Bacarri Rambo

7 hrs ago |

NFL Star Alfred Morris -- Takes Fancy Waiter Job ... After 2 TD Performance

Morris -- and several of his teammates strapped on some aprons for "Celebrity Waiter Night" at Ruth's Chris in Arlington, VA ... where the guys served up appetizers to raise money for charity. On his way into the steak joint, Morris told us being a waiter is CAKE compared to his job on the gridiron ... saying, "All you do is smile and be polite!" The gang raised money for the Blitz for the Better foundation -- which helps out families in need in the D.C. area ... especially families with children who are ill, have special needs or are physically challenged.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Alfred Morris, NFL Players

11 hrs ago | NBC12

Redskins go back-to-school shopping in Richmond

Since agreeing to hold their training camp in Richmond, the Washington Redskins have made a successful effort to get back to the River City several times each year for charity events. Tuesday saw several players back for a good cause.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Silas Redd, Nick Sundberg, Alfred Morris, Niles Paul, NFL Players, Darrel Young

Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Senator Plans Bill Punishing NFL Over 'Redskins' Name

Sen. Maria Cantwell said Tuesday she wants to hurt the NFL where it matters - the embattled league's pocketbook - in order to force it to abandon team mascots that critics view as offensive. "The NFL needs join the rest of America in the 21st century.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice, NFL Players


Redskins' Niles Paul emerges with Jordan Reed injured

Nov 17, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul returns the opening kickoff during the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports The potential has always been there for Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul but he hadn't been able to put it together.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Niles Paul, NFL Players, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Philadelphia Eagles

Hail to the Redskins

Washington Redskins Fans Start Petition to Remove Phil Simms From Calling Games

As many already know, Simms said a few months ago that he would refer to the REDSKINS as only "Washington" the entire time he calls their games moving forward. Mr. Simms has recently stated that he will try not to use the Redskins' name in the upcoming game against the NY Giants.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants

DC Pro Sports Report

Redskins Waive Bacarri Rambo

The Washington Redskins have safety Bacarri Rambo , a 2013 sixth-round draft pick who has struggled mightily in coverage. The Redskins will replace Rambo's spot on the roster with safety Brandon Meriweather , who is returning from a two-game suspension he earned with an illegal hit in preseason.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Bacarri Rambo, Trenton Robinson, Akeem Davis, Brandon Meriweather, Ryan Clark

Spartans in NFL: Trenton Robinson records first career interception for Washington Redskins

While the three former Michigan State quarterbacks who each won games for their respective NFL teams garnered the most attention among Spartan fans, several other former Spartans also had solid games in Week 2 of the NFL schedule. That included former Michigan State safety Trenton Robinson, who helped his former teammate Kirk Cousins out by recording a his first career interception in Washington's 41-10 win over Jacksonville.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Michigan State University NCAA, Michigan State Spartans NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Trenton Robinson, NFL Football, Kirk Cousins, Le'Veon Bell

Rant Sports

5 Takeaways From Washington Redskins' Week 2 Win

After suffering a Week 1 loss to the Houston Texans on the road where the offense was atrocious, the Washington Redskins came back and beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 41-10, at home. That win came despite WR DeSean Jackson leaving the game with a shoulder injury and QB Robert Griffin III going down with an injury - a dislocated ankle.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC East, Perry Riley, Keenan Robinson, Frank Kearse, Jason Hatcher, NFL Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Injuries play havoc with fantasy football lineups

Jamaal Charles sprained an ankle after accumulating just 12 total yards. Robert Griffin III suffered a nasty dislocated ankle just before teammate DeSean Jackson was knocked out with a shoulder injury.


Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Jamaal Charles, NFL Players, Robert Griffin III, DeSean Jackson, Miami Dolphins

Hogs Haven

Gif Recap: Redskins 41-10 Victory over the Jaguars via Family Guy Gifs

Looking at the rollercoaster of emotions that comes with losing your franchise QB and then completely dominating the rest of the game. First play of the game for Robert Griffin III was a designed run that saw him get the first down, and slide before contact, much better than his usual attempts to get down.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, DeSean Jackson, NFL Players, Robert Griffin III, Alfred Morris, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins

The Washington Post

Redskins S Meriweather returns after suspension

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was at his locker Monday morning, receiving warm greetings and a bit of teasing from teammates happy to see him back after a two-game suspension. "We're pretty excited that he's back," safety Ryan Clark said.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather, Ryan Clark, NFL Players, Bacarri Rambo

Greenwich Citizen

The Robert Griffin III Trade Was A Massive Gamble For Washington, And It Backfired

Grantland's Bill Barnwell took a big picture view of the injury on Monday , writing, "Griffin will still have a career, but if this is a season-ending injury, he veers away from the [Andrew] Luck career path and more toward that of somebody like Randall Cunningham or Trent Green as the above-average talent who has a few impressive post-hype seasons in between injuries." The difference between Andrew Luck and Trent Green is the difference between the RGIII trade being a success and a disaster.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Robert Griffin III, NFL Players, Trent Green


DeSean Jackson Injury: No 'structural damage' for Washington Redskins WR

Sep 7, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson runs with the ball as Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph defends during the game at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins rolled over the Jacksonville Jaguars in a 41-10 victory, as backup quarterback Kirk Cousins is staking his claim to replace injured start RG3 for good.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, DeSean Jackson, NFL Players, Pierre Garcon, Andre Roberts, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins


Kirk Cousins May Prove Better for Jay Gruden's Washington Redskins Offense

Whisper it very, very quietly, but Kirk Cousins may prove to be the better fit for the Washington Redskins this season than Robert Griffin III . Specifically, he may fit head coach Jay That's the reality the Redskins are facing after Griffin sustained an ankle injury during the first quarter of their 41-10 home win over the Jacksonville Jaguars .


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, Jacksonville Jaguars


Hurt again, RG3 watches Redskins top Jaguars 41-10

14, 2014, in Landover, Md. Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chad Henne, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Players, Robert Griffin III, DeSean Jackson, Kirk Cousins

Sun Sep 14, 2014


NFL Today, Week 2

Philadelphia at Indianapolis , 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN. Andrew Luck and the Colts will look to get their first win of the season against coach Chip Kelly's high-flying Eagles offense.


Related Topix: Andrew Luck, Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, NFL Players, Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins

The New Zealand Herald

RG3, Charles among big names injured in Week 2

After a tough week off the field, the NFL got back to playing and the focus turned to big-name players who were injured all over the league. Robert Griffin III, Jamaal Charles, DeSean Jackson, A.J. Green and Knowshon Moreno all left their games on a busy Sunday for team trainers and medical staffs.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Robert Griffin III, DeSean Jackson, NFL Players, Denver Broncos, Jackson, Soccer Players

The Washington Post

NFL capsules

Robert Griffin III dislocated his left ankle and DeSean Jackson sprained his left shoulder in the first quarter, then Kirk Cousins stepped in. He completed 22 of 33 passes for 250 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday in Washington's 41-10 romp past Jacksonville.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Robert Griffin III, NFL Players, DeSean Jackson, Kirk Cousins, Ryan Kerrigan, Cleveland Browns