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Daily Slop: RGIII Ready for Homecoming vs. Cowboys; Redskins Need Thanksgiving win to Keep Momentum

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Dallas Week: Big Short Week as Redskins Prepare for Thanksgiving Match-up | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
Now that the Redskins are back in the playoff race (well slightly) after beating a horrible Eagles team, the next two weeks will clearly determine where they end up this season. Win both and they are sitting in great shape in the NFC East. Lose both and they are done.

Redskins need Thanksgiving win to keep momentum | CSN Washington
``There were a few things that I think I needed to say,'' Griffin said Tuesday. ``And it wasn't because they voted me captain, it was just there's things as a quarterback you have to say to your team. And I just tried and echoed those throughout the locker room- and we went out and dominated.''

RG3 excited for Texas homecoming | CSN Washington
"It will be fun. I’ll get to see a lot of familiar faces," Griffin said. "I have a lot of fans down there who got to see me grow up in Copperas Cove, Texas, then go to college at Baylor. So it will definitely be a good homecoming."

Jerry Jones says his friendship with Dan Snyder enhances rivalry
"First of all, this rivalry [began] long before him and long before me. Secondly, it’s bigger than both of us put together. So having said all of that, I just want to figure out a way for the Cowboys to beat the Redskins. Of course if it were the Giants or the Eagles, those are big too, but this Redskins thing is something that’s got more stories, and so storied."

If Redskins are to withstand the pressure, they’ll need to create some - The Washington Post
OPINION | Key to Washington’s hopes Thursday against Dallas, and beyond, will be finding a way to generate a pass rush.

Quote flap leads to flare-up between Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall and reporter - Washington Times
"Everybody was pulling him back," Hall said, referring to Jones. "I’m like, ‘Let him go. Please let him go. If anybody touch me, I’m knocking them out.’ I said something to lines of that." Hall went on to call Jones a "great dude," and he said at no point did the confrontation come close to becoming physical. Jones and his editor declined to comment. "They discussed this matter, and everything is worked out now," team spokesman Tony Wyllie said.

Need to Know: Romo rules on Thanksgiving - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
The Cowboys might be banged up on the offensive line and at running back and their wide receivers are wildly inconsistent but as long as they have Tony Romo at quarterback they have a chance to put up some points. That is especially true on Thanksgiving. The Cowboys are 5-0 with Romo at the helm in the Turkey Day extravaganza they host every year. Romo has a 115.4 QB rating with 16 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall and Redskins believe - NFL Videos
Washington Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall joins Fran Charles on "Around the League" to discuss his upcoming matchup against the Dallas Cowboys as well as the progress of rookie QB Robert Griffin III.

London Fletcher to keep Redskins playing streak alive? -
"The fact that it's a short week doesn't help," Fletcher said Tuesday, via "That's my main concern; I have three less days to heal. Only thing I can do is get as much treatment as possible. Let the training staff do their thing and see how I feel in pregame. That will be pretty much the deal."

Robert Griffin III ready for homecoming vs. Dallas Cowboys -
"It'll be fun. I'll get to see a lot of familiar faces," Griffin said Wednesday. "I have a lot of fans down there who got to see me grow up in Copperas Cove, Texas, and then go to college at Baylor. It'll definitely be a good homecoming. More so a homecoming than New Orleans was. But, certainly looking forward to having fun. We're going there with one goal in mind, and that's to win."

Panthers replace K Medlock with Gano | CSN Washington
As for the decision to waive Medlock, ``It's a production based business and we gave Justin an opportunity. He tried his best. He's a good person but unfortunately the results weren't what we were looking for. We decided to explore a couple of guys out there. Both Gano and Kaeding kicked great and it was a tough decision.''

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Who’s more vulnerable?
Each team has shown strengths and weaknesses this season (Dallas’s offensive line and team leadership, Washington’s secondary and pass rush). Heading into the game, which team is more vulnerable?

Redskins email report: Crafting a game plan |
Kyle Shanahan is the offensive coordinator, but he’s hardly the only one with input into the Redskins’ game plan. In fact, it’s a staff effort that begins each Monday and doesn’t end until Saturday.

how did you like the brandon meriweather era? | Damn it feels good to be a homer.

It felt great. It felt great to be back out there with the guys," he said. "You know, you went through the rain and the pain with them. The knee felt good. It felt real good. I was able to run out there and cut, and just to be in a competitive environment was actually better for it than anything."

Three of the four most penalized teams in the NFL reside in the ugly NFC East – Blogging the bEast

Video: RGIII Given WWE Title Belt at Redskins Park " CBS DC

Robert Griffin III was presented with a WWE title belt and dubbed 'champion' for his four-touchdown, no-interception performance against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Redskins Turkey Giveaway Reaches 3,500 Homes " CBS DC

Thirty-five hundred needy families showed up to FedEx Field to receive a free turkey and other packaged foods during the 10th Annual Redskins-Harris Teeter "Harvest Feast" on Tuesday.

Redskins Practice Update: Shanahan, Fletcher, RG3 " CBS DC

Pierre Garçon (toe), Logan Paulsen (hip), Trent Williams (ankle, shoulder) & Josh Wilson (shoulder) all were limited in practice, but all likely to play on Thursday. "I feel good, should be good to go," Garçon said. "Didn’t get hurt further in the game."