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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
6 hrs ago | TMZ.com
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 09:49 am
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