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An impossible task for the Redskins next Sunday? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Do the Redskins face an impossible task on Sunday when they go to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Sunday night? If you are one of many Redskins fans that settled in on Sunday afternoon to watch the Cowboys take on the Broncos you might think so.

Redskins Name Debate Reaching New Depths of Absurdity |

A look at a deconstruction of a recent article and "poll" that claims that DC residents are for the Redskins to change their name.

Need to Know: Redskins getting healthier | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 8, five days before the Washington Redskins visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Nickel coverage 1.

Washington Redskins Reality Check: Mike Shanahan Not A Turnaround Guy " CBS DC
In only five seasons did Mike Shanahan coached teams improve after the first quarter of the season and two of those were years in which the Broncos rose from a 3-1 record to open the season to a 10-2 mark the rest of the way.

4 Areas the Redskins Needed to Address During the Bye Week | 4th & Pain
The Washington Redskins bye week has come and gone and at 1-3, the team clearly has a lot of work ahead of themselves. If they want to have a hot streak and try to get into the playoffs, several key issues need to have been be addressed while the players were way:

Morris, Forbath expect to suit up in Dallas | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Reed expects to play, Paulsen not sure | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Ryan Kerrigan’s final Thompson Creek commercial (Video)

Clinton Portis on practice and Dan Snyder

Redskins return to work with ‘sense of urgency’
"It’s real crazy," cornerback DeAngelo Hall said of his team’s fortunes despite the poor record. "In this league – and we were talking about it last year – but in this league, you don’t get a lot of opportunities, so for us to be blessed with that opportunity to not have played good football at all, but to still have a chance to be talking about winning our division or being a half a game, or a game out of it, we’ve got a lot to play for and a chance to seize opportunities Sunday night, so we have to go out there and play good football."

Redskins after the bye: Five questions as they get back to work

Washington Redskins ready to 'seize the opportunity' in game at Dallas - ESPN
"They know what’s at stake," Moss said. "People get caught up into records. We could go into the break 4 and 0 and if we didn’t handle business this weekend, then it doesn’t matter. Right now 1 and 3 doesn’t matter because we have a chance to get a W. That’s how you have to look at it. You can’t look at what’s done or what’s to come because you never know. You’ve got to handle your business right now."

Redskins impressed by Tony Romo - NFC East Blog - ESPN
"They looked amazing," Hall said of the Cowboys’ offense. "I didn’t think there would be an offense that could keep up with Peyton [Manning] and those guys. Dallas and Tony Romo never cease to amaze me."

Oct. 8, 1973: Dramatic 14-7 Win Over Cowboys | Redskin Historian

Sneak Peek At Cowboys Causes Defense Alarm | Redskins Journal

The Redskins Blog | There Was No Bye Week On Cowboys Prep

Redskins Have An Early Shot At First Place
Two weeks ago, the Washington Redskins were winless and reeling. After a win over the Oakland Raiders and a bye week, they now play the Dallas Cowboys for first place in the NFC East.

Reduced NFL preseason, expanded playoff field on owners’ minds but no action coming Tuesday
NFL owners are not scheduled to take any formal action during their one-day meeting Tuesday in Washington on a proposal to reduce the preseason and expand the playoff field in future seasons.

Giants' injury report remains crowded - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The New York Giants did not have a full practice -- just something they described as a "jog-through" on Monday as they recovered from Sunday's loss and prepared for their short-week Thursday night game against the Bears in Chicago. But the injury list remains extensive, and includes a couple of new names.

DeMarcus Ware and the pass rush - NFC East Blog - ESPN
The Dallas Cowboys compiled 13 sacks through the first three weeks of the season but just two in the next two games which has raised concerns about the pass rush. In those last two games, quarterbacks Philip Rivers and Peyton Manning get rid of the ball quickly which frustrates defensive linemen who are a second or two from getting to the quarterback.

Chip Kelly wisely lets Philadelphia Eagles QB situation play out - ESPN
"That’s not the case for anybody," Kelly said. "If somebody comes in and puts on an unbelievable performance, you have to take it all into account. That was my point. If Nick plays this week and does an outstanding job, that will be great for everybody."

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings |