Daily Slop: Antonio Pierce Blasts Shanahan; Pete Carroll Draws Inspiration from RGIII & Redskin Offense

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Pete Carroll draws inspiration from RG3, Redskins | ProFootballTalk
"I was impressed with how much they got out of read-zone option," Carroll said."…They’re way ahead of everybody else in terms of their commitment to a really college style of offense and it’s been very effective," Carroll said on fixing the Seahawks' 3rd down struggles.

Antonio Pierce on Shanahan vs. Schottenheimer
"You can never put that message out there to the masses, to the media," Pierce concluded. "And NEVER let your players hear that. Don’t go and try to cover it up on Mondays and Tuesdays. It’s too late. Because I think you’ve already lost this team."

After Fast Start, RGIII Looks More Like a Rookie Now | NBC4 Washington
For starters, Griffin is a one-man show. Beyond rookie running back Alfred Morris, there are no playmakers on this offense. And that won't change anytime soon, especially if wideout Pierre Garcon remains sidelined with a foot injury. Defensively, the prospects are worse.28. Trent Williams, LT, WAS

Pro Football Focus - 2012 Top 51 NFL Players (so far)
28: Trent Williams - I remember when Williams looked massively out of his depth as a rookie. Now he just fends off pass rushers with the kind of ease you'd expect from a man taken fourth overall. The five penalties aren't ideal, but he's one of these rare tackles who can do a job in pass protection and contribute in the run game. Taking the step to elite status. Key Stat: His 97.2 pass blocking efficiency is fourth of all left tackles.

The Secret Of Mike Shanahan’s Lack Of Personnel Success | Mr. Irrelevant
Around the league, the biggest criticism of Shanahan is that he doesn’t listen to his scouts. He has always insisted on personnel control but doesn’t heed good advice on players. Several former coaches and executives who have worked with him say he scouts off highlight tape. He wants to see a player’s 10 best plays. He says he will coach him to that. Those former workers say Shanahan believes he has the magic answer for that player. A favorite line, they say is: "He hasn’t been coached by me."

Redskins have some pieces that fit, some that don’t - Washington Times

RG3 Report: Panthers review | WashingtonExaminer.com
efore the Robert Griffin III-Cam Newton showdown, one defensive coach who has faced both players said he noticed hesitancy from the Redskins’ rookie at times. That’s natural considering his youth. But it’s also a function of his ability to run, the coach said

The Redskins Blog | ‘All-NFC East Midseason Team’ Released
Here’s the Redskins representatives: Quarterback: Robert Griffin III Running back: Alfred Morris Left tackle: Trent Williams Center: Will Montgomery Cornerback: Josh Wilson Punt returner: Brandon Banks

The Redskins Blog | Sav Rocca’s Bye Week Not So ‘Interesting’
"Well, it depends on if you call coming in here for treatment every day interesting," Rocca said yesterday.

Redskins Trick-Or-Treat At Pediatric Hospital
Hurricane Sandy could only keep Redskins players from paying a visit to their biggest fans for so long, as they visited the Georgetown Hospital Pediatric Unit on Monday.

Chris Cooley not complaining about limited role
"Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect. I’m happy to be a part of whatever I can do," Cooley said Tuesday. "Hopefully, for me, it grows throughout the season. But it’s a good bunch of guys to be around and a good locker room, and I’m happy to do whatever I can, and if that’s just being here and helping with the little details, then I’m happy to do that."

Players: Playoffs Still The Primary Objective
"No, I think we always have a chance," Josh Wilson said. "We go on a streak, win these last games and go 10 and 6, we should do alright."

Cheerleaders Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

NFL Network and a fake RGIII locker
This isn’t RGIII’s locker. I don’t know what this is or where it’s located. But this isn’t FedEx Field, and it isn’t Redskins Park.

KidsPost gives Mike Shanahan a D
Always hilarious.

Washington Redskins Potential Cap Savings | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Yesterday I looked at the Redskins salary cap situation heading into 2013. Not surprising with the cap penalty the Redskins are currently projected to be over the cap by $4 million (actually it is more because they would need to sign 10 minimum players to fill out a roster). Today I will look at some potential cuts and savings for the Redskins, and how it might all turn out at the end of the day.

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