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Daily Slop: Kirk Cousins to Start Over RGIII; Shanahan Says he's Bracing for More Controversy

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Need to Know: Other Redskins ‘distractions’ minor compared to this situation | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, December 11, four days before the Washington Redskins visit the Atlanta Falcons. Now THIS is a distraction When things like the Albert Haynesworth controversy or the Redskins name debate pop up some fans and folks in the media immediately label ...

Shanahan says he's bracing for more controversy | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Why Lovie Smith should be the Redskins next head coach |

A look at why former Bears coach Lovie Smith would be a great option for the Redskins to fill their head coaching role next season.

Chris Cooley on the mayhem
"All it takes is one person to know, and that news would have spread like wildfire on the sideline," Cooley said, when asked about the now famous report about Mike Shanahan considering leaving last season. "To have that damning of a story at 10 a.m. before a game is almost unheard of. I mean, it was unbelievable news to me. Just another joke to the 2013 season."

Cofield didn't see preferential treatment for RG3 | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"No, I haven’t seen any of that, honestly," Cofield said. "Some of the things I read about, like security and things like that, it was kind of laughable to me. I don’t need security. Robert is a vastly more popular person that could possibly cause a commotion when in public and things like that. I really think it would be feasible that he would need security depending on the setting that he’s in."

Redskins will start Kirk Cousins to start over Robert Griffin III Sunday [updated]
One of those people called Coach Mike Shanahan’s decision to start Cousins and sit down Griffin final. The other called it a "tentative" plan, leaving open the possibility of Shanahan still reversing course. Both spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Redskins had made no announcement. The team did not confirm that Cousins will start.

Will a small number of coaching openings help the Redskins search? |

A look at what NFL coaches could be looking for work next season, and how small supply of openings could be beneficial to the Redskins.

Redskins Moving Forward: Who Stays, Who Goes? -

Kurt Warner: 'Use last few games to get Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III back on track' - NFL Videos
Kurt Warner strongly believes Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has to let quarterback Robert Griffin III play the last few games, as long as he is healthy.

Power Rankings: No. 31 Washington Redskins - ESPN
A weekly examination of the Redskins' Power Ranking: Preseason: 10 | Last Week: 29 | Power Ranking since 2002 The Washington Redsk

If Mike Shanahan benches RG3, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder won’t stand in his way | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Every move the Washington Redskins make, or are rumored to be making, is parsed like an episode of "Days Of Our Lives." Here's the latest: Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said he's considering sitting quarterback Robert Griffin III for the … Continue reading →

The Redskins Blog | Darrell Green Hosts 24th Annual Christmas With The Redskins

The Redskins Blog | Ryan Kerrigan’s Leg Workout Unlocked

The Redskins Blog | Third-Year Duo Facing New Challenge

Niles Paul: 'It's An Effort Thing'
Washington Redskins TE Niles Paul addressed the special teams play after coverage allowed more than 300 return yards vs. the Kansas City Chiefs.

Redskins Shuffle Backs, Promote Jamison
The Washington Redskins announced they have promoted RB Jawan Jamison to active roster and signed FA RB Miguel Maysonet to their practice squad.

Turmoil now a major part of Redskins' game plan - Washington Times
Three masts from satellite television trucks reached into the gray skies above Redskins Park on Monday afternoon, lured by turmoil the franchise can't seem to escape.

NFL Power Rankings Week 15 |