Need to Know: Five Redskins who need to step up | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 11, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Yesterday, we looked at five Redskins who have exceeded expectations in the 2013 season.
A look at the key decisions the Redskins have to consider over these final 7 games.
RG3's slides are improved but not perfect -- yet | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I think what you have to do is you have to learn how to slide, and he’s getting better at it, even though [Thursday], I think there [were] a few slides I think he’d like to have back," Shanahan said. "I don’t think it’s natural for him yet. Head first or if he’s going to be feet first, he’s got to always protect himself."
Niles Paul makes most of second chance | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"Very satisfied with his innate ability to bring back a couple of kicks," Coach Mike Shanahan said of Paul, who finished last season as the Redskins’ kickoff returner but had not been given the opportunity this season until Thursday. "We’re going to move people around. If somebody takes advantage of their opportunities, then they’ll stay there. If they don’t, then we’ll try somebody else."
London Fletcher fined for horse-collar tackle against Chargers
The NFL fined Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle last Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Is anyone in the NFC East elite? - NFL Videos
With momentum shifting in multiple directions in the NFC East, which team can be established as the favorite to take the crown? Michael Irvin gets a good laugh with his pick.
Is Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to blame for QB Robert Griffin III's struggles? - NFL Videos
The "NFL Total Access" crew questions the second half play-calling by Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan against the Minnesota Vikings.
Redskins face familiar task in trying to rebound from 3-6 - Washington Times
"Same thing as a year ago, same things we did today: You have to take it game by game," Mike Shanahan said after Thursday's loss to the Vikings. "We fell short today, and hopefully, we take care of business next week."
FENNO: On Veterans Day, remembering an NFL player who sacrificed everything - Washington Times
A mortar shell took Bob Kalsu's life on July 21, 1970, at FSB Ripcord in Thua Thien, Vietnam. The former All-America offensive lineman at the University of Oklahoma played 14 games for the Bills in 1968. A year later, he was in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne.
Cowboys' offense looks offensive vs. Saints - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The Saints had 40 first downs. The Cowboys ran 43 plays. Read that sentence again