Badly in need of a quarterback in 2012, Redskins pursued both Robert Griffin III and Peyton Manning.
Ten Thoughts: Jordan Reed - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Hard work is paying off.
Washington Redskins' Reed Doughty won't play Sunday - ESPN
Redskins, already thin in the secondary, got a little bit thinner. Starting strong safety Reed Doughty will miss Sunday's game and Meriweather is suspended.
|Kickoff||4:25 PM EST|
Redskins -11, o/u 58.
(Redskins opened 14 point underdogs, that is a LARGE percentage of people betting Skins.)
MOSTLY SUNNY, WEST WIND 10-15. KICKOFF TEMP 60
|Announcers:||Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver
|Radio||ESPN 980 (regional station list), SIRIUS: 93 (Was.), 110 (Den.). XM: 231 (Den.).|
|Former Redskins on DEN||
- Champ Bailey
|Former Broncos on WAS||
- A lot of the Redskins coaching staff (Mike Shanahan, Bob Slowik, Bobby Turner, Jacob Burney, and Keith Burns)
- Kory Lichtensteiger
- Tyler Polumbus
- Chris Baker
|Broncos SBN Website||
Mile High Report
|Last Matchups||11/15/09: Broncos 17 at Redskins 27. Washington RB Ladell Betts rushes for 114 yards on 26 carries & adds TD. Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall records INT.
Last GAME AT SITE
10/9/05: Broncos 21, Redskins 19. Denver RB Tatum Bell rushes for 127 yards & 2 TDs. Broncos QB Jake Plummer throws 2nd-quarter TD pass to WR Ashley Lelie.
- Skins are 1-3 against the spread as an underdog
- Redskins have -1 turnover ratio, Broncos -2. That surprises me.
- Trevathan leads DEN with 3 INTs.
Head coach MIKE SHANAHAN spent 14 years as Den. head coach & won 2 Super Bowls...QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III had 105.2 rating last week. Redskins are 8-2 when Griffin has 100+ rating...Since Week 12 of 2012, RB ALFRED MORRIS is averaging 101.3 rush yards per game, 2nd best in NFL. Has 11 rush TDs in that span, tied for 2nd most in NFL. RB ROY HELU, JR. had career-high 3 rush TDs last week...Rookie TE JORDAN REED had career-high 9 catches & 134 yards with TD in Week 7.
WR PIERRE GARÇON has 5+ catches in all 6 games in 2013. WR ALDRICK ROBINSON had 45-yard TD catch last week...CB DE ANGELO HALL had 30-yard INT in last meeting. LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 7 sacks & 3 FFs in past 8. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player in NFL with 20+ sacks (21) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 29-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st career INT. Has 10.5 sacks in 12 games vs. AFC, incl. 1.5 sacks in last game vs. Den.
LB LONDON FLETCHER has played in 246 consecutive games. Has 30 tackles & 3 sacks in 4 career meetings...
Have scored 298 points, most by team through 1st 7 games of season in NFL history. Have 30+ points in 7 straight games. Aim for 7th straight win vs. NFC...
QB PEYTON MANNING has 25 TD passes in '13, 2nd-most ever through 1st 7 games of season (TOM BRADY, 27 in 2007). For career, Manning is 3-1 vs. Was. with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 106 rating. At home w/ Den., Manning is 11-1 with 38 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 120 rating. Has 124.3 4th-qtr. rating, best in NFL...
RB KNOWSHON MORENO has career-best 8 rush TDs this season. Aims for 5th consec. game with at least 1 rush TD...Since '12, WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS has 2,044 rec. yards, 2nd-most in AFC. WR WES WELKER (8) & TE JULIUS THOMAS (8) are tied for NFL-best in TD rec. in '13...
WR ERIC DECKER had career-high 150 receiving yards last week...LB VON MILLER has 6 career sacks in 7 career games vs. NFC. LB DANNY TREVATHAN leads team with 48 tackles...CB CHAMP BAILEY was drafted No. 7 overall in '99 NFL Draft by Redskins.
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