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Cooley: "Team Is Coming Together About 4 Weeks Too Late" CBS Washington
Chris Cooley loves how the team is coming together, even though it's too late.

Grossman: Redskins Have '3-5 Percent' Chance Of Making Playoffs

Rooting for the Redskins to lose is a terrible idea - Box Seats - The Washington Post
This week there has been a vocal segment of Redskins fans bemoaning the Redskins win in Seattle. But believe it or not, creative a culture of winning is more important than moving a few rungs up the draft board.

Jets’ Mangold and Redskins’ Cofield Squared Off in High School -
Jets center Nick Mangold and Redskins defensive tackle Barry Cofield, who will face off Sunday, first played against each other as teenagers in Ohio.

Expert's Take: Redskins-Jets | John Keim | NFL | Washington Examiner
Brian Baldinger: "Mark Sanchez, his biggest flaw is that he’s just not accurate. Really, all you have to do is look at third and 11 vs. Buffalo. Plaxico saves him completely with a stretched-out one-handed catch on the sidelines. Any other receiver in this league and that’s an incompletion and the Jets’ season is over. They’re far from being a complete team." On the Jets’ defense allowing more TD passes of late: "They don’t have any pass rushers."

Shanahan: 'I laugh at the notion' of losing for draft position - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Brian Mitchell asked Mike Shanahan's the question that has been debated on my Twitter timeline all week--is it better for the Redskins to lose in order to improve their draft position. Shanahan gives the expected response.

Kevin Weekes says Caps now "the main team" in DC area sports scene | Mike Holden's blog
I disagree with this whole-heartedly. Redskins are continually A1 on Washington Post - even in the off-season.

38 NFL Mocks: Andrew Luck and Matt Kalil are top of NFL Draft - DC Pro Sports Report - Washington Redskins, Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, and Washington Nationals news source!
37% of picks have Skins taking Robert Griffin III.

Could the Eagles go QB in the 1st round of the 2012 NFL draft? – Blogging the bEast

Redskins-Jets Predictions | Mr. Irrelevant, a D.C. Sports Blog by the Brothers Mottram
A lot of Skins picks here.

Redskins Shouldn't Regret Not Getting Sanchez | NBC Washington
Sanchez has posted a quarterback rating under 70 three times this season, including a pair of prime time clunkers against the Ravens and Patriots.

The Redskins Blog | Lasik Allows Helu To Actually See The Ball
"I can actually see the spiral of the ball now," Helu said. "The biggest difference is that from me to you (about six feet), I would lose the ball and it would kind of snap my head back. I didn’t have good depth perception."

Phillip Daniels... Thank you!
A great story of Phillip Daniels reaching out to a youth player for advice. Class act.

The Redskins Blog | New Security For Fans At FedExField
Redskins announced today in accordance with a new NFL policy, Redskins security teams will now start using hand-held metal-detecting wands to screen fans entering FedExField. The increased security system will be implemented at all gates starting this Sunday, with the game between the Redskins and Jets on Sunday, Dec. 4.

The Redskins Blog | Veteran Moss On Young Moss In New York
Moss talks about his time with Jets when he blew off the media there.

LaRon Landry torn up about missing Sunday’s game - The Insider - The Washington Post
Lingering soreness from safety’s groin injury is too painful for him to face Jets.

Jets vs Redskins Preview Video -
Redskins are tied for worst in NFL with Colts in turnover differential (-11).

Former Dallas Cowboy Charles Haley cited for allegedly slapping woman's buttocks - ESPN Dallas
Former NFL great Charles Haley was issued a citation after being accused of slapping a woman on the buttocks during the Dallas Cowboys' game against the Miami Dolphins on Thanksgiving.

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Okung out for season with torn pectoral muscle - ESPN
Okung suffered a torn pectoral muscle late in Seattle's 31-14 win over Philadelphia on Thursday night.

Rex Grossman is still confident - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Roger Goodell tweeted that in every season since 2004, a team with a losing record through 11 games has gone to the playoffs, and that six times that team has won a playoff game. Also, ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that of the 92 teams to have a 4-7 record from 1990 to 2010, three made the playoffs, for a non-horrible 3.3 percent success rate.

Ovi Shops for Tots, Hates on Baseball | NBC Washington
Video interview of Ovi and Elliot in the Morning doing the Marines Toys for Tots drive.

A Wonderful New Holiday Tradition: One-Handed Beer Football
Remember the Bud Bowl? The PBR Bowl is kind of like that, only less aimed at convincing underage kids to drink.

Norv Turner almost certainly gone in San Diego; A.J. Smith could join him - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports

Video: Tom Brady makes a young Philadelphia Eagles fan cry - Shutdown Corner - NFL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
This kid has a lot of growing up to do if he wants to become a true Philadelphia sports fan. He has the whining down pat, but he's throwing blame at the wrong person

Brent Celek: The world is laughing at the Eagles | ProFootballTalk
"We’ve got four games left to prove that we’re a legitimate team, because right now the world’s laughing at us," Celek told the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Niners, Santa Clara line up financing for new stadium | ProFootballTalk
Here's a pic of the new stadium.

Fantasy Football Week In Review - December Week 1 |
Get the latest fantasy football news from Pro Football Focus in their weekly recap for week 13.

Video of BMitch asking Shanny about losing for draft position: