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Redskins-Giants report | Washington Examiner
Cornerback Josh Wilson's best work came in the red zone. He intercepted a pass in the end zone to stop one series, and his hit on D.J. Ware at the goal line forced Ware to bobble the ball, leading to an overturned call of a touchdown.

Rick Snider: Motivationally speaking, Shanahan getting it done with Redskins | Rick Snider | NFL | Washington Examiner
There was never any question Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan would return for a third season. Now you know why.

Washington Redskins Fans Should Forget 2012 NFL Draft Positioning And Enjoy Wins - SB Nation DC
The Redskins' 23-10 win over the Giants has many fans concerned about positioning in the 2012 NFL Draft. Here's why those concerns are unfounded.

Redskins-Giants best and worst - DC Sports Bog
Best Streak Ending:The Redskins hadn’t swept the Giants in the regular-season since 1999, the last time Washington won an NFC East title.

Report: Andre Carter expected to need surgery | ProFootballTalk
"It looks like Andre has a quad-related injury that will require surgery," Poston said.

Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants - Recap - Dec 18, 2011 - ESPN
"I'm very disappointed in how we played today," coach Tom Coughlin said. "I accept responsibility for it. But I expected to see more -- quality execution -- and we didn't get that."

Devin Thomas carted off the field with injury, is up and walking - The Insider - The Washington Post
Former Redskin was injured on the final play of the first half, making a tackle on a kickoff fielded by TE Logan Paulsen.

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The last time the Washington Redskins swept the New York Giants in a season was 1999. To put that in proper perspective, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan was 11. So was running back Roy Helu. At 13, linebacker Brian Orakpo had just become a teenager.

Antrel Rolle: Redskins clearly better team than Giants - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
After saying the Giants would beat the Redskins 95 times out of 100, New York defensive back backs down.

Santana Moss reportedly owes $258,017 in back taxes - The Insider - The Washington Post
The IRS filed a tax lean Nov.22 against Moss’s $5.2 million Florida home, according to court documents.

Reed Doughty comes through again for injury-plagued Redskins - The Insider - The Washington Post
"I know what Reed can do [and] we know what we’re going to get," defensive coordinator Jim Haslett said, explaining his confidence in Doughty. "Reed’s going to give you everything he’s got every snap. Whatever you ask him to do, he’s going to do to a T."

O.J. Atogwe comes up with an interception of the year candidate - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports

David Elfin On Sports: Is Landry Worth Big Money? " CBS Washington

The Redskins Blog | Pregame Images And Saluting Sam Huff
Giants have a tribute to Sam Huff in the press box.

Redskins Make Eli Look Ordinary Once Again | NBC4 Washington
"The preparation and the seeds we’ve been sowing all year made it believable that today could possibly be the day," Atogwe said.

Skins-Giants Winners & Losers | Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram
London Fletcher — Racked up 11 tackles. His coverage/deflection created Atogwe’s INT. Also forced a fumble.

Only the 4th sweep since 2002
Since the NFL realigned in 2002 the Redskins have only swept their NFC East Opponents 4 Times and twice were in 2005. 2005 Dallas 13-7 & 35-7 2005 Philadelphia 17-10 & 31-20 2007 Philadelphia 23-17 & 10-3 2011 New York Giants 28-14 & 23-10

Against Manning, Redskins just picking their spots | Washington Examiner
"We weren't getting the sacks, but we were getting the pressure, get him moving his feet to make him uncomfortable to where he's throwing interceptions," Orakpo said. "That's where he's throwing the erratic passes, getting him a little confused out there."

Ten observations: Redskins 23, Giants 10 | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
But after the game Antrel Rolle and Justin Tuck took some shots at one another through the media. The issue: playing without having practiced all week, as Tuck and Ahmad Bradshaw did. Rolle wasn’t thrilled.

Giants’ Antrel Rolle’s words inspire Redskins -
"Knowing Antrel, I’m not surprised at all, that’s just the way he is,’’ Cofield said. "If they’re going to win 95 out of 100, they’ve got to get started. They’d better get started winning some games real fast.’’

Mark Cannizzaro on Eli Manning getting no help in Giants loss to Redskins -
"Others have to rise up and play,’’ Tom Coughlin said. "Obviously, he’s played extremely well and we’ve depended on him — tremendously. When things weren’t [going] exactly as they have been, somehow some way, other people have to come to the front.’’

Giants bench Prince Amukamara in second half of loss to Eagles -
Tom Coughlin, "I will look at the tape, but it seemed like [the Redskins] threw the ball in that direction and we were not having a lot of success. It wasn’t just him. It wasn’t just Prince."

Hakeem Nicks drops ball in Giants loss to Redskins -
"Definitely [a touchdown]. I was wide open," Nicks said. "Eli threw the perfect pass." but Nicks said he "lost it in the sun"

Another Giant collapse | Philadelphia Daily News | 12/19/2011
"A party broke out for us. I'm proud of how we came out and played," Cofield said, adding Washington has played well in recent weeks.

Redskins embarrass fading Giants again | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/19/2011
"This is very gratifying to play so well from the beginning, especially against a quality team like the Giants that is fighting for something," Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo said. "They know us and we know them; we have a great book on them."

In This Season of Giving, Giants Don’t Give Fans Much to Cheer About |
Although replays showed a clear pick, New York head coach Tom Coughlin unsuccessfully challenged the call, making the coach who was the best at challenging rulings coming into the year just 3-for-10 in challenges this season.

Chris Canty, New York Giants 'Embarrassed,' But Still Hold Keys To Winning NFC East " CBS New York
"We looked like the four-win team out there today rather than the Redskins," defensive tackle Chris Canty said. "It’s embarrassing. I’m embarrassed."

Rivals High - Runaway cart mows down coach after game
Video of a runaway golf cart running over people at Cowboys stadium midfield. Jesus visits Broncos’ locker room … on ‘SNL’ "

Jeremy Shockey of Carolina Panthers rips Houston Texans for anthem etiquette - ESPN
"This is America and this is just a game and they should not only be very proud of this country, but very gifted to be living here," Shockey said. "Maybe they just forgot to do it or something, but I don't see how you could forget to do that."