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Daily Slop: Redskins Fall Short in Fletcher’s FedEx Field Farewell; Cowher Thinks Shanahan will be Back

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Cowher thinks Shanahan will be back
"I think Mike Shanahan comes back, and makes a change of coordinators," Cowher said during CBS Sports’s "The NFL Today" Sunday morning. I mean, maybe. But good luck selling that one to the fan base.

Upon Further Review: Washington Redskins Week 16 - ESPN
A review of four hot issues after the Washington Redskins' 24-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys: Job security: Obviously Mike Shanahan's job is the one m

Shanahan: 'Push in the back' on long punt return | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I though there were some hands right there in the back," he said. "It was disappointing. Maybe I didn’t look at it the right way, but it sure looked to me like it was a push in the back because I thought he was going to decapitate him right there on the spot."

Orakpo injures groin against Cowboys | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Orakpo did not return to the game and declined to speak to reporters before walking out of the locker room. He did not appear to be limping. Orakpo did, however, tell a teammate that he does not believe the injury is serious.

Richard Crawford back to running after knee surgery | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins fall short in London Fletcher’s FedEx Field farewell
"Man, I thought we had it," Fletcher recalled. "When you think about it, fourth and 10, what better way would it have been for me personally to end my career on a defensive stand at the goal line. You have to give them credit, give Romo credit."

Game day Q&A: Aldrick Robinson on his late-season surge and development

Jim Haslett on Brian Orakpo: Pay the man
"I don’t know what you’re calling elite, but I’ll say sack-wise, numbers-wise, he’s got 10, and you’ve got Mathis, who has [16.5 sacks], who rushes [the quarterback] every down, Quinn, who has 15 I think, he rushes every down — I don’t know who else is in between — but I would say that’s fair because [Orakpo] doesn’t rush every down," Haslett said. "He rushes every time on third down or nickel, but he does drop into coverage. He’s really good in the run — I think him and Ryan [Kerrigan] are two of the best I’ve been around at covering people, so I don’t think it’s fair [comparison]."

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GameDay: Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins highlights - NFL Videos
One week after failing to lead his team to a win, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo engineers a game-winning drive to help defeat the Washington Redskins 24-23 in Week 16.

Cowboys 24, Redskins 23: Ten observations - NFC East Blog - ESPN
1. Mike Shanahan keeps saying he'll meet with owner Dan Snyder after the season and until that happens there is no decision on his future. OK. But I j

Redskins woes on full display - NFC East Blog - ESPN
This is the wrong season for the Redskins to give another team one more down. It’s the wrong season to expect the Redskins to make plays when they need to be made. There’s a reason the Redskins are now 3-12 and just about all those reasons were on display. As they have been for, oh, most of the season.

FENNO: Pierre Garcon's record season can't mask buffoonery around him - Washington Times
The last-ditch pass had fallen incomplete, bIn the third quarter, Garcon pulled in a 10-yard pass from Kirk Cousins. The receiver hurled the ball to the sideline. That gave Garcon 107 catches this year to break Art Monk's single-season franchise record that stood for 29 years.ut Pierre Garcon wasn't finished.

Redskins notes: London Fletcher bids farewell to home fans - Washington Times
Fletcher was the last man off the field. Playing in what is almost certainly his final home game at FedEx Field, it was a fitting exit even if the result on the field was another blow to a proud veteran.

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