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Shanahan Ranks Where? | Ball Hogs Radio
A very thorough post on how most coaches show success (.500+) in year two. Shanny, not so much.

Bickel’s Blog: How To Fix The Redskins " CBS Washington
Somebody has to have a plan around here. In spite of all the doom and gloom, there are glimmers of hope. Let me tell you how to fix this team. We might be closer than you think. (This hits the nail on the head with my rationale.)

David Elfin On Sports: Lack Of WR Talent Hurting Entire Skins’ Offense " CBS Washington
The Redskins running game is stuck in quicksand, but there are a few factors at play for why that is.

Shanahan’s QB Resume Since Elway Not Stellar " CBS Washington
Farrar also reiterates the fact that an elite quarterback in the league separates the poor and mediocre teams from the top playoff ones.  He also suggests that Shanahan may be trying to prove something to everyone by trying to convert an average quarterback into a winning one based on the success of his offensive system.

Flaim’s Forum: Finding The Positives " CBS Washington
Hankerson is the first Redskins rookie receiver to go for over 100 receiving yards since 2001!

Five questions facing the Redskins | John Keim | Washington Examiner
1 Can they win another game?

Re-Focused - Redskins @ Dolphins, Week 10 |
Riley impressed in his first start, earning a +2.9 overall grade which is better than any of McIntosh’s games this season.


Brandon Banks still wants to play offense - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Redskins special teams returner doesn’t have a role on offense, but he’d like one.

Clinton Portis strips at charity auction - DC Sports Bog
Former Redskins star comes back to D.C. and gets half naked to raise money for kids.

HomerMcFanboy " redskins players left searching for answers
Darrel Young. "The same things continue to happen week in and week out. It’s not the coaching staff – it’s the players. We put ourselves in these situations when we get penalties or we miss a block or we don’t catch a pass in a critical situation. We’re killing ourselves."

The Redskins Blog | Doc: Success = Opportunity + Hard Work
"No one can define who you are in life, unless you let them," he said to 500 students.  "You can be who you want to be, as long as you approach it the right way, legally, and doing what it takes to get the job done."

LaVar Speaks Out On Sandusky Interview " CBS Washington
LaVar SOUNDS OFF that he never once apologized to the kids, players, or everyone involved. LaVar mentions he hasn't slept and has lost 10 pounds why this guys maintains innocence. (Great listen)

If You Want To Get Your Two-Year-Old Drunk, Try The Hibachi Place In Jackson Twp., Ohio

41-year-old Brunell plays part of Tebow decoy for Jets - Shutdown Corner

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expects Felix Jones to return as backup to DeMarco Murray - ESPN Dallas
The Dallas Cowboys expect Felix Jones to return Sunday after a four-game absence, but not as the team's primary running back. Likely special teams returner.

The Redskins season, in two images - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
From week one optimism to week 10 despair. Pretty typical, in other words.

Adam Schefter does not report Redskins interested in Peyton Manning - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
In a quick and fun game of Internet telephone, a reporter not reporting anything led to reports of a report.

The Redskins Blog | Doc Walker On 1981 Redskins’ 0-5 Start
But that team turned it around, and eventually wound up 8-8.  The following year, the team went 8-1 and won the Super Bowl.