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Daily Slop: RG3 Chooses to Remain Positive; Phillip Thomas off Crutches, Encouraged by Progress

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Justin Edmonds


Moss On Rookie RGIII: ‘People Didn’t Know What The Hell Was Going On’ " CBS DC
Santana Moss: 'Robert (Griffin III) was new to the league and lot of things that he did wowed people because they didn't know what the hell was going on.'

Adam Archuleta: Meriweather-Like Fines are ‘Ruining the Game’ " CBS DC
Blast from Redskins past Redskins past Adam Archuleta seems to side with current Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, and against the NFL, on the perceived unreasonable target area the league expects defensive players to administer tackles.

Logan Paulsen: Redskins Still ‘Really’ Believe in RGIII " CBS DC
Logan Paulsen delivered an impassioned rallying cry for his teammates, in an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Chad Dukes and Grant Paulsen Tuesday, stating it’s time for the Redskins to "be accountable to each other and accountable to this team, and say ‘What can I do to get better?’"

Redskins have been lucky on the injury front (knock on wood) |

A look at how the Redskins have been able to avoid serious injuries to starters so far and how they may not be so lucky going forward.

Need to Know: RG3 chooses to remain positive | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 31, three days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five notes and quotes from Redskins Park: 1. Wide receiver Josh Morgan played just 19 of the Redskins’ 71 offensive snaps against the Broncos.

A five-day season coming up for the Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington
The Redskins are 2-5 after seven games, one game worse than they were last year at this time. In eight days they will know if they will have a shot of finishing 2013 as they did 2012, as NFC East champs. Two games in five days could determine how the rest of the season will play out.

Shanahan: Bacarri Rambo 'had an excellent game' | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"He had an excellent game . . . [He] took advantage of his opportunity," said Mike Shanahan. That’s what you want. You could see that he was a different player going out there tackling, more of a sense of urgency."

Redskins' Doughty hopes to play Sunday | Comcast SportsNet Washington

NFC East: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from week 8 |

Need to Know: Chargers’ Rivers is having a career year | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 30, four days before the Washington Redskins host the San Diego Chargers. Nickel coverage Five things you need to know about the Redskins’ matchup with the Chargers: 1.

Haynesworth says Cooley ‘sounds as stupid as he looks’

Alfred Morris dances in NFL’s Play 60 ad

Doug Williams nearly worked for the Redskins

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo wins appeal over fine

Fred Davis says he’d like to play more, suggests inactivity is related to contract
Asked if he thinks that contract clause has played a role in his recent de-activations, Davis said: "Probably. It’s a business. So I’m sure that plays a factor. Jordan [Reed, the team’s rookie tight end] is on a third-round deal so, you know, you can always keep him around for a while."

Griffin: Execution, not talk, will fix offensive struggles

Morgan trying to stay ready despite drastically reduced role

Phillip Thomas off crutches, encouraged by progress
"I’m excited. I’ll be able to start doing more stuff soon," Thomas said. Thomas has been receiving treatment at Redskins Park all season. He attends some meetings and film-study sessions.

QB Watch: Washington Redskins' Robert Griffin III - ESPN
A weekly analysis of the Washington Redskins' quarterback play: Rewind: Robert Griffin III played one of his worst games since coming to Washington,

Santana Moss: 'You Want To Be That Guy'
Even though his production has been down this season, Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss is still confident in the offense and his teammates' ability to turn things around.

Redskins seek receiving options beyond Pierre Garcon - Washington Times
Rookie tight end Jordan Reed caught eight of 14 passes thrown his way in the Redskins' loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, while Garçon reeled in seven of 11. Six other players combined to make only five catches on 14 attempts.

NFL might consider rule change that would have taken away touchdown from Golden Tate | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: A Shutdown Corner reader took the time to email us the other day and offer an interesting suggestion in light of the much-debated Golden Tate taunting call on Monday night: Make it a spot-of-the-foul penalty, which would negate any touchdown … Continue reading →

NFL - Former Oakland Raiders, Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain's self-imposed exile - ESPN
NFL: Rolando McClain's self-imposed exile

Week 8 Fantasy Football Surprises and Disappointments |