New QB (again), same old result for Redskins in loss to Dolphins
The Redskins (3-6) haven't held a lead since Oct. 2, when they beat St. Louis. Their 5-game losing streak is the longest of Shanahan's career.
BostonHerald.com - Patriots DE Andre Carter breaks a franchise sacks record:
The former Redskins star had 4.5 sacks, his career-high.
Fred Smoot: "Redskins Need SMO" (Video)
Redskins backups play as well as the starters...and that's not good.
Redskins-Dolphins Winners & Losers | Mr. Irrelevant
Matt Terl provides a solid recap.
Redskins-Dolphins report card | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
Brandon Marshall caught three passes on third downs for 67 and three first downs. He was not the difference in the game, but on those drives the Dolphins scored 10 points.
Rick Snider: Time for Redskins to make a bigger change? | Rick Snider
Coach Mike Shanahan can't double-talk his way past the simple truth: The Redskins stink.
Miami Dolphins defeat Redskins, win first home game in nearly a year - MiamiHerald.com
The Dolphins defense was stellar as Miami won its second consecutive game and its first before the home fans in nearly a year.
Mike Shanahan’s failures with Redskins epitomized in trust of John Beck, Rex Grossman - The Washington Post
At this point, Shanahan has shown no signs of being able to return the Redskins to .500, let alone elite status. He has done little to justify the millions Snyder is paying him. He’s simply a guy still chasing Zorn. And that’s no lie.
Picture of Sean Taylor's Half Brother - WaPost
Gabriel Taylor, half brother of slain Redskins player Sean Taylor, was part of the pregame ceremonies. He and his teammates greeted the Dolphins players.
3 Questions The Redskins Need To Answer | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Why is Ryan Torain getting twice as many carries as Roy Helu?
As for the O-line, why wasn’t Willie Smith active today (and why do we typically go with only 7 active linemen)?
Why is Brandon Banks still returning kicks and punts?
Redskins Vs. Dolphins: No Amount Of Tinkering Can Help This Offense - SB Nation DC
Mike Shanahan keeps trying to tinker to find a spark for the Redskins' horrendous offense, but it's all pointless. Nothing is fixing this team this season.
Week 10: Redskins at Dolphins - The Washington Post
Another great Shanny pissed off picture.
Perry Riley records 7 solo tackles in first NFL start - The Insider - The Washington Post
"He’s doing a good job on special teams and based on play during the week, we throught we’d give him a chance to show what he could do. For the most part, I thought he stepped up and did a pretty good job." - Shanahan
Gano: Wind factored into both missed field goals - The Insider
"Big time. That wind was difficult all day going that way. I struck them well both times. Me and their other kicker were talking, and he said anything past 40 would be difficult. So those were 49 and 50, which is something I’m normally definitely capable of making."
Hankerson’s performance a bright spot in Redskins’ loss to Dolphins - The Insider
He had eight passes for 106 yards. He left on crutches but said it's sore and he hopes to play next week.
Brian Orakpo fumes over Redskins’ latest loss - The Insider
"I’m just frustrated, man. Pissed off. Tired of losing," said Orakpo, who recorded two tackles in Washington’s 20-9 defeat. "I don’t know, man. It’s just frustrating. You’re trying to hold your head up, but it’s just frustrating and we just can’t get it together. It’s like every team we’re going to play, they already know they’re going to win because of the way we’re playing. It’s just ridiculous, man. We’ve got to figure out a way to turn this [stuff] around."
Redskins-Dolphins best and worst - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Worst Stat, Part I: In nine first quarters this season, the Redskins have a total of 16 points. Worst Stat, Part II: As Dan Daly pointed out, the Redskins have now gone five straight games without scoring a first-half touchdown. Worst Stat, Part III: As Ben Maller noted, the Redskins now have at least one turnover in 23 straight games, the longest active streak in the NFL.
Issues Run Deeper Than Quarterbacks in Redskins' Losing Streak | NBC Washington
"Both sides need to be better," said Brian Orakpo. "[The defense is] not pointing fingers, we’re not going to sit here and blame anybody because we play a part in it as well.
Not Knowing Starting QB
Apparently,Shanahan didn't even tell his players who was gonna be the starting QB until today! Jabar Gaffney was asked when he was last on a team that didn't know who the starting QB was and he said, "Not since college."
Rick Snider: Sam Huff: 'My life hasn't been boring' | Rick Snider | NFL | Washington Examiner
Sam Huff gets a second chance to tell his story, and it's still a good tale.
David Elfin On Sports: Shanahan Was Supposed To Turn The Redskins Around " CBS Washington
He started 4-3 in his 2010 debut but lost seven of his final nine games. This year is looking like it’s going to spiral down even worse.
The sights from Penn State gameday | Ball Hogs Radio
Some great pics in here.