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Need to Know: Kerrigan says something has to change | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, November 14, three days before the Washington Redskins play the Philadelphia Eagles. Nickel coverage Here are five items of interest from Redskins Park: 1.

RG3: 'I've been hit a bunch the past two games' | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I don't think about it," he said. "I think a lot of people do. It comes down to you've got to take it week-to-week and not really worry about the years down the road. ...You have the future in mind, but you're still competitive on that day. The bottom line is i just can't be taking those amount of hits in any of those games or any games in my career. You con't want to be hit that much and a lot of the great quarterbacks don't get hit that much. A lot of things go into that and you've got to get better."

Redskins vs Eagles: Preview and Prediction |

A look at the Redskins division game against the Eagles this weekend.

Moss: 'One individual game at a time' mindset is critical | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins' Williams 'elated' for opportunity | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I was speaking to my agent," Williams recalled. "It was probably 30-degrees and I couldn’t feel anything. I was elated."

Pierre Garcon on his fangs
"Every week is a fang week, except the breast cancer awareness game," he said. But every week is a fang week. It’s game day, you know?" The fangs, he said, were suggested by a team dentist in Indianapolis, who suggested Garcon try something new. "I was like, sure, why not, and then it just stuck ever since then," he said.

Nick Foles Baffled By Philadelphia Eagles Home Losing Streak " CBS DC
The Philadelphia Eagles last walked off The Linc as victors on Sept. 30, 2012. Since that time they've suffered 10 straight losses in front of the home town crowd.

Shanahan says he hasn’t thought about contract extension
"I’ve got a contract for next year. I’ve got a contract this year. I’m concerned for our games," Shanahan said. "I’ve been very lucky. I’ve been in this profession a long time. Your focus is on your job, and I say that with all due sincerity. It’s something I do not think about it."

Redskins’ historically bad special teams likely to improve?
According to Football Outsiders data, going back to 1989, only the 2010 Chargers and the 2008 Vikings were worse on special teams than the 2013 Redskins. The Chargers might immediately leap to mind as the team that had two punts blocked in the first five minutes of a game against the Raiders, leading to nine points in an eight-point win.

Should the Redskins look to shake up their offensive line |

Are the Redskins ready for Eagles' pace this time? - Washington Times
The Redskins prepared all summer for it. They were ready. Or so they thought. Instead, the season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles quickly turned into a nightmare. Can they figure out a way to stop Philadelphia's up tempo offense this week?

Fred Davis disheartened after missing out on roster bonus - Washington Times
Fred Davis expressed his displeasure with losing out on a $500,000 roster bonus by being inactive for the Redskins’ game against the Vikings last Thursday.

Redskins' offense fuels optimism - ESPN
Redskins' offense confident it can finish season strong

The Redskins Blog | Series History: Redskins Eagles

The Redskins Blog | Davin Meggett’s Happy Homecoming

Redskins Looking To Rekindle Pass Rush
Washington Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan discussed how the team's pass rush has been mitigated by containing mobile quarterbacks frequently this season.

Is the Wide Receiver Market the Next to Fall? - Over the Cap
Looking at the production of the highest paid NFL wide receivers and deciding if the position is worth the high salary cap charges

NFC East: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from Week 10 |