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Richard Crawford Could Be "Next Man Up" " CBS DC
"[The coaches] really want me to play outside," Crawford said about the role he could adopt in the final four games. "They feel more comfortable with me playing outside because I really don’t make a lot of mistakes when I play outside. All my mistakes came when I was plying nickel. I’ll go back in wherever they need me to play. If they need me to play nickel I’ve just got to be smarter. If I play outside, just let my instincts take over."
DeAngelo Hall: "There’s no way I’m not playing in this game" " CBS DC
DeAngelo Hall, who hurt his right ankle Monday night, says "absolutely" he is playing on Sunday, even though he was on crutches yesterday and was wearing a protective boot today.
Redskins promote rookie T Tom Compton to 53-man roster
When the Redskins placed cornerback Cedric Griffin on the Reserve/Suspension list, it created a spot on the 53-man roster, and the team used it to promote the 6-foot-5, 308-pound Compton. "I just liked the way he has handled himself," Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said. "After losing Cedric, we felt like he has earned the right to be on our football team and a part of our group. I think he has a big-time future for us."
RGIII is vastly outperforming his offensive line
It’s hard for numbers to capture the sheer excitement that Robert Griffin III brings to Washington football. Although it seems that his performance already has been sliced and diced in every possible way, there’s one more dimension of Griffin’s play that has gone overlooked in the Redskins’ recent three-game run: He is drastically outperforming his offensive line.
How the Washington Redskins can Attack the Ravens Defense | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Alfred Morris and Robert Griffin III Running Wild: The Ravens have been highly susceptible to the run this year, including allowing two teams (Chiefs and Cowboys) to run for over 200 yards this year. The Ravens are also 22nd worst in the league in rushing touchdowns allowed, compared to giving up the fewest passing touchdowns in the NFL.
RG3's Jersey and Cleats From Giants win Sent to the Hall of Fame
On Wednesday, RG3′s game jersey and cleats from the Monday night win were sent off to the Pro Football Hall of Fame to be displayed.The victory also marked only the second time in history that a rookie quarterback won on Monday Night Football. The only other rookie quarterback to win on Monday Night was Terry Bradshaw.
Robert Griffin III tied with Tom Brady for fewest INTs through 12 games
"One of the reasons he didn’t throw a lot of interceptions in college is because he had a great feel. When you take a look at his touchdown/interception ratio, it is off the charts," Shanahan said of Griffin, who threw 37 touchdowns and just six interceptions his final season at Baylor. "Most people can’t do that in the NFL but he has been able to do that and hopefully he can continue it. A lot of times you have those bad days…I’ve been with some great quarterbacks who have a four or five interception day and you will have it a couple times early. It is a part of the growth pattern. But, he has been able to handle himself well and stay within the confines of the system and do a great job."
Need to Know: The days of being the 'dog' are over - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Redskins have opened as 2.5-point favorites over the Ravens on Sunday. The days of them being the underdog are over. They are no longer the hunted, they are now the hunters. They won as underdogs in Dallas (3.5 points) and against the Giants (3). But it will be a different story when the Ravens come to town.
Where are we? The Redskins after 12 games - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is how the Redskins stand after 12 games
Ravens' Terrell Suggs should face Redskins with torn biceps tendon - Washington Times
"We're just going to have to see. He's got a torn biceps in there, which is something you can function with," the Ravens coach said on a conference call with Washington media. "There are players around the league doing it. We just have to see whether he can go or not. A lot of these decisions become the player's choice. You have to respect the player and his choice, and that's what we try to do."
Redskins’ Robert Griffin III maintains focus amid increasing frenzy - The Washington Post
"It’s humbling. You never go somewhere expecting people to chant your name," Griffin said, referring to the response he got at the Verizon Center Tuesday night. ". . . It just means you’re really doing something for the city."
Alfred Morris Wins WWE Title as 3-Time 4th & Pain Champion | 4th & Pain with Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll
Alfred Morris captured the 4th & Pain title for Week 13 and is now the first three-time championing the show's history! We interview him as well as review the big Redskins win on Monday night and look ahead to the Ravens.
J. Wilson: Redskins and Ravens not rivals | CSN Washington
Are the Redskins and Ravens rivals? Not if you ask Josh Wilson. "I don’t think so," he said after practice Wednesday. "We got enough rivalries as it is."
Chris Cooley on RGIII: ‘Incredible, unreal, awesome’
"He’s incredible," the veteran tight end said. "He’s been incredible from the minute he set foot in our locker room. He does everything that you can see on the field. And he’s the most explosive, exciting player that I’ve been around – and that, I think, a lot of people have seen, in terms of a quarterback.
All-NFC East Team: Week 14 update - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Certain things creep up on you when you do an exercise like this one every week. You really have to look at it fresh, or else you might miss a trend.
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