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Ten Observations: Redskins 31, Eagles 6 |
Credit Logan Paulsen and Alfred Morris for key blocks on Robert Griffin III’s third down scrambles. Paulsen enabled Griffin to get the final couple yards he needed to with a key block on the first third down run (followed three plays later by the pass to Aldrick Robinson). Morris had a big block on the third down run that was followed three plays later by the Santana Moss touchdown.

Brandon Meriweather: Decision Not To Return Was Precautionary " CBS DC
The injury was later diagnosed as a right knee sprain. "It was more me thinking about the future than me going back in there when we were already up by so much," said Meriweather.

RG3 Report: Redskins 31, Eagles 6 |
If I’m with the Eagles, I have one thought after a game like this: "Oh, no; it’s not going to be fun facing this kid for the next decade or so." Actually, one word would probably do but I don’t think I could get away with printing it. Robert Griffin III consistently made big plays at times when it appeared he was hemmed in or finished. He hurt the Eagles with his arm and his legs. The Giants had to be feeling the same way last month. In two NFC East games, Griffin is a combined 34 for 43 for 458 yards, six touchdowns and one interception. He’s also rushed for 173 yards.

Redskins Postgame Locker Room: A Satisfying Victory " CBS DC
"Except for that one incompletion, I thought he did OK [joking]," Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan said on Griffin III’s day. "He played hard. It wasn’t easy by any means. They’re a good football team. We kept on persevering and made some plays there in the second half and [that was] obviously the difference in the game."

Streaks snap at FedEx Field - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
That sound you heard coming out of FedEx Field on Sunday afternoon was one of snapping streaks. Three straight losses this season? That streak is gone. Three straight losses to the Eagles? No mas. Four straight defeats after the bye? Buh-bye. Eight straight losses to rookie quarterbacks? That history-making streak is now history.

Washington Redskins Week 11 Post Game Thoughts | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
The Redskins much maligned defense showed up yesterday in a big way. They forced three turnovers, had four sacks, and kept the opponent out of the endzone for the first time since 2008.

Need to Know: NFL won't recognize RG3's perfect rating - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Robert Griffin III became the only rookie ever to get a perfect quarterback rating in a game with at least 15 attempts and the first rookie to complete over 90 percent of his passes in a game, with the same minimum attempts. The NFL, however, will not recognize those accomplishments in its record book. That is because they have a minimum of 20 attempts for passer marks such as completion percentage or rating to count.

One key to success: Hope your competition is as bad as the Eagles - The Washington Post
After serving as Philly’s victim for so long, the Redskins have reversed this rivalry’s roles. Fans in green jerseys, many with names from the Eagles’ past, such as "Dawkins" or "Westbrook," or players soon to be in the rearview mirror, such as "Vick," began heading to the exits with the entire fourth quarter still to play. No doubt, they said, "Going to get another beer." Leave them their pride. But that Week 16 trip to Philly now says: "Opportunity." Picking a date for Reid’s departure after this sixth straight loss is mostly a formality. "I don’t know if things can get much worse," Eagles tight end Brent Celek said. "It makes me sick."

RGIII’s record day against the Eagles

DeAngelo Hall plans to appeal fine
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall intends to appeal his $30,000 fine assessed by the NFL last week for the incident with an official last month that led to him being ejected from a loss at Pittsburgh, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday. The NFL announced the fine Thursday. According to the league’s announcement Thursday, Hall had three days to decide if he would appeal.

Redskins' decisive win over Eagles is a verdict for defense - Washington Times
"We always thought we were a pretty good defense," Riley said, "but just going out there and putting it on the field like that, it definitely boosts our confidence."

Redskins' Logan Paulsen, Aldrick Robinson have hand in offense - Washington Times
"I knew I was getting the ball," Robinson said. "He put it in a spot where I had to chase it, so I didn’t have to think about it that much." What Robinson had to do to for his only catch in the Redskins‘ 31-6 drubbing of the Philadelphia Eagles was exploit a breakdown in coverage. Griffin did most of the work by making Eagles safety Nate Allen leave his deep responsibility to cover tight end Niles Paul.

Washington Redskins: Too Soon for Playoff Talk? Maybe... Maybe Not | 4th & Pain with Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll

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