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Garçon wants to contribute more vs. Cowboys | CSN Washington
"I can’t say I was close to where I want to be," Garçon said in a conference call with reporters on Monday. "I just have to keep pushing, keep going with it and move forward." Garçon, playing for the first time since Oct. 7 because of a plantar plate tear in his right foot, lined up for 21 of the offense’s 53 snaps in Washington’s 31-6 win at FedEx Field. He caught three passes – one for seven yards and two for minus-1.
Stock up-down vs. Eagles | CSN Washington
As Griffin pointed out, doing a "Moss" by jumping in between two defenders to grab a long pass refers to Randy Moss. But Santana Moss jumped up and took a pass away from a pair of Eagles defenders and then broke Brandon Boykin’s feeble tackle attempt and fell into the end zone. His line on the day, one reception, 69 yards, one TD. Not a long day’s work but a productive one.
RGIII makes Cullen Jenkins feel like ‘a fool’
"Griffin went to celebrate, and the flag was on the ground," Jenkins later said, via CSN Philly. "He turned back and looked at the flag, and I saw him grabbing his helmet and getting frustrated or whatever. I thought he was getting mad because it was a hold call. Just trying to have a little fun when I’m out there. I was trying to taunt him a little bit or, I guess, mess with him." "I didn’t know there was a penalty until after I celebrated," Griffin said during his press conference. "He knew there was a penalty, so he knocked my celebration."
RGIII Wins 4th & Pain Championship: Talks Heisman Voting, Rookie Wall and Redskins | 4th & Pain with Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll
Robert Griffin III, who had four touchdowns versus no interceptions in a drubbing of the Philadelphia Eagles, was crowned 4th & Pain Champion for Week 11.
Redskins Safety Meriweather Out for Season - NYTimes.com
The 28-year-old tweeted: "I want to start off by saying I'm sorry to all the redskins fan. Y'all are the best. But this was a bad season for me. "I promise that I'll be back next yr better then ever. Hard work pays off. God had something different for me this year. So see y'all next yr." Meriweather, a Pro Bowl selection with the New England Patriots in 2009 and 2010, signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Redskins in March.
Washington Redskins Vs Dallas Cowboys Week 12 (Promo Video)
The Redskins will be traveling to Texas to take on the hated 5-5 team that currently rests in second place in the NFC East! WE WANT DALLAS!!!!
Alfred Morris replaced Evan Royster as the Redskins' third-down back Sunday - Washington Times
Coach Mike Shanahan replaced second-year running back Evan Royster with Morris, and Morris played nine of the Redskins’ 11 third downs. "He told me he was going to give me an opportunity to do it, and I really am thankful because he’s trying to help me become a complete back," Morris said. "I thank coach for believing in me."
Redskins' London Fletcher, Josh Wilson may miss Thanksgiving game - Washington Times
Middle linebacker London Fletcher (left ankle sprain) and cornerback Josh Wilson (left shoulder strain) were hurt in Sunday’s 31-6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, and are uncertain for the Redskins‘ game at the Dallas Cowboys. Fletcher was wearing a walking boot on his left foot Monday, and coach Mike Shanahan said there is concern about his availability. The veteran is tied for the active NFL record for consecutive games played with 234. "Anytime you’ve got an ankle sprain, you’re not really sure," Shanahan said. "Knowing London, he’ll be back if possible. But we’ll have to evaluate it day by day."
Kerrigan's 'Iron Man' streak ends vs. Eagles - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Breaking news: Kerrigan rests Ryan Kerrigan’s Iron Man streak is no more. According to both the NFL and Pro Football Focus, Kerrigan sat out some plays during the Redskins’ 31-6 win over the Eagles. Those are the first plays he has missed in his 26-game NFL career. Going into yesterday, Kerrigan had played all of the 1671 snaps in those 26 games. Yesterday, though, he did miss nine plays. The NFL and PFF count snaps differently with penalties and other...
Just Sayin': RG3 will steal Thanksgiving show - NFL Videos
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will take to the national stage on Thanksgiving day as the Redskins will take on the Dallas Cowboys. And Mark Kriegel says it will be RG3 that snag all the headlines and the victory.
Total QBR: RG3 great, but not 'perfect' - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III earned a perfect score of 158.3 in Sunday's victory on the traditional NFL passer rating scale. He's the fourth quarterback in the last five years to do that in a game. Yet his Total QBR -- the stat that measures a quarterback's contribution to his team's chances of winning on a scale from 0-100 -- was 93.7. Obviously an excellent score, but the lowest among the four perfect-passer-rating games of the last half-decade.
VIDEO: Shanahan Weekly Press Conference
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addressed the media outside for his weekly press conference. Full video and transcript available here.
Kai Forbath off to franchise-best start
The 9-for-9 start marks a franchise best, surpassing the 8-for-8 start that Graham Gano had to his career at the tail end of the 2009 season and early portion of the 2010 campaign.
Time For Shanny To Stop Banking On Banks | Fatpickled
Mike Shanahan discussing Brandon Banks earlier in the season: He’s a guy that’s a playmaker, and he’s proved that since he’s been here. We’re
Five observations from the Redskins’ win over the Eagles
"He said all week he wanted to dominate, and he did that today," said receiver Aldrick Robinson, who was on the receiving end of one of those touchdown passes. "He said he was going to dominate, and he dominated."
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