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The Redskins Blog | Players Happy With Team’s Waiver Choice
Bowen: "He can do it all: catch out of the backfield, good vision, and pass protect," he said.  "I’m just excited that he’s here, man." (Choice should start practicing next week with sore hammy)

Nothing more critical to Redskins than offensive line depth - The Insider

For the floundering Redskins, the loss of Kory Lichtensteiger and Trent Williams has been devastating. Redskins rank 17th in median salary to OLinemen.

Behold the Redskins’s practice bubble - DC Sports Bog
This is the Redskins’ practice bubble, the day after it was originally hoped to be completed.

Mickey Rourke says Rex Grossman is his favorite quarterback - DC Sports Bog
He can be terribly unpredictable, but that’s why I like him. He’s a trainwreck with balls."

Elfin: What A Difference A Month Makes For Skins " CBS Washington
If Philadelphia beats Chicago at home on Sunday and Dallas does the same against Seattle while the Redskins lose to red-hot San Francisco to close the first half of the season, they’ll be alone in the NFC East basement again.

Listen To Mike Wise’s Parody Song "7 & 9″ " CBS Washington
The Mike Wise Show with Holden Kushner debuted their latest Redskins parody song today on the show. The song is titled "7 & 9" and is set to the tune of "Stayin Alive" by The Bee Gees.

David Elfin On Sports: Rogers Loving Life " CBS Washington
Those three interceptions are as many as the entire Redskins secondary has totaled during its seven games.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Week 8 DVOA Ratings
Skins hold strong at 25.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS FEI: Previewing Alabama vs. LSU

We should go after Matt Forte in 2012!
Fans already talking trade options if Forte isn't franchised.

Redskins Park: Quotes - Mike Shanahan, John Beck, Jim Harbaugh, and Carlos Rogers
On if Kyle Shanahan calls the plays: "Of course – somebody’s got to call it. But, what I’m trying to do is give you an idea on how the game is called and the same thing defensively. If you go through the defense, what are your pressure defenses? What are you going to do in two minutes? What’s your first down with the different groups? Are they an unbalanced team? Are they a two tight end team? Are they a three-wide receiver team? That’s part of coaching and putting your game plan together."

Redskins notes: Williams update; 'Steiger returns | John Keim | NFL
Guard Kory Lichtentsteiger visited the locker room for the first time since his surgery last week. He faces a difficult road: Six to eight months of rehab, which puts him on pace for being ready just before training camp next season. Doctors repaired his ACL, MCL and medial and lateral meniscus in his right knee. It's his contract year.

The Redskins Blog | Redskins Work The Runway Tonight
Last night, at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Redskins Anthony Armstrong, Tim HightowerBrian Orakpo andDeAngelo Hall adorned the runway in support of "Becky’s Fund," which helps promote awareness and prevention of domestic violence.


Sean Lee of Dallas Cowboys determined to play despite dislocated wrist - ESPN Dallas
Lee suffered a dislocated wrist that will prevent him from playing Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks and possibly well beyond, a source close to the situation said.

What we know: Scouting the 49ers | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
Smith has a 128.9 passer rating against the blitz.

Redskins injury report: Oshiomogho Atogwe, Fred Davis sidelined - The Insider
Limited in practice were cornerback Phillip Buchanon (neck, knee), linebacker London Fletcher (hamstring) and tackle Trent Williams (ankle).

Graham Gano: Kick felt good on blocked field goal - The Insider
"I’m not going to sit here and go against what coach says. But yeah, I felt good, I feel like I’ve been hitting the ball well." (I really can't believe Shanny threw him under the bus like that. The protection was anything but.)

Hamstring still bothering Tashard Choice - The Insider
Choice says his sore hamstring likely will keep him from playing Sunday against San Francisco, but he hopes to make his Redskins debut Nov. 13 at Miami

Redskins re-sign CB Brandyn Thompson to practice squad - The Insider
The cornerback was re-signed two days after he was waived to make room for RB Tashard Choice

Re-Drafting the 2008 NFL Draft | ProFootballFocus.com
Khaled Elsayed looks back at the first round of the 2008 NFL draft, grading the picks and offering alternatives knowing what we know now.

Coroner -- Bubba Smith died of drug intoxication - ESPN
Bubba Smith, the former NFL player-turned-actor and TV pitchman, died of acute drug intoxication and other conditions, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said Wednesday.

Effort to Bring Redskins Back to RFK -- For Practice | NBC Washington
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and two council members made a trip to Florida in hope of luring the Redskins to relocate practice to the city.

The 49ers Are The NFL's Top Team | NBC Washington
It's getting lonelier at the bottom.

Mark Brunell Is Still Really Broke | Mr. Irrelevant
Brunell sank his fortune into nine businesses and enterprises, five of which are no longer in operation. Brunell is now the focus of no less than six lawsuits

The Redskins Blog | Brian Orakpo Goes Viral
(I really hate these Geico commercials. Retire the caveman already)

49ers.com | On the Phone With Shanahan and Hall
"Aldon Smith looks like he has some freakish athletic ability," Shanahan said. "I just think he’s going to have a great future in the NFL. I’m sure San Francisco’s glad they have him, because he can get to the quarterback and those guys are hard to find."

John Beck Just Got Sacked Again: NFL Changes Box Score, Adds 10th Sack | Washington Redskins
The hits just keep on coming for the Washington Redskins. The now ten sacks given up against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday broke a Redskins single-game record.

Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall impressed by 40-times of the 49ers tight ends - San Francisco San Francisco 49ers | Examiner.com
"Their tight ends are faster than the wide receivers," Hall said. "That's rare to find."

When Mike Shanahan is No Better Than Jim Zorn, That’s a Problem | The Big Lead
"The Skins are averaging 16.6 points per game, 26th in the NFL. In Zorn’s second season they averaged 16.6 points per game, 26th in the NFL."

49ers injury report
Limited participation: WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), S Dashon Goldson (knee), RB Moran Norris (fibula)