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Need to Know: Is Reed pushing Davis out? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 19, three days before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. The Redskins have their kicker health issues but the Lions seem to be the less healthy of the two teams.

Washington Redskins Should Stamp ‘Fragile’ On Brandon Meriweather " CBS DC
The Washington Redskins may need to stamp 'Fragile' on Brandon Meriweather's forehead. The safety is undoubtedly a playmaker, but he should only be used in case of an emergency because once he’s unveiled, he’s sure to get hurt.

RGIII: Redskins Name Change Debate ‘Way Above My Understanding’ " CBS DC
Robert Griffin III is staying clear of the dispute over the Washington Redskins nickname, saying the topic "is something way above my understanding" in an interview on Wednesday.

5 Things the Redskins can do to help RGIII |

A look at 5 things the Redskins can do to help RGIII shake the rust off this season.

Fred Davis Ordered to Pay Roughly $20,000 in 2-Year-Old Nightclub Incident " CBS DC
A D.C. Superior Court judged brought resolution to a civil suit involving Redskins tight end Fred Davis on Wednesday, according to the Washington Post, ordering him to pay a woman nearly $20,000 in damages.

Redskins Defense Needs to Make More Adjustments |

A look at the issue between last year and this year defensively, and some little adjustments the defense can make to improve.

Meriweather's history of head shots | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins' Forbath hopes to kick Sunday | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Lions not thinking about DC losing streak | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Not clear if Reggie Bush will face Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Theismann: O-line smoked cigarettes at halftime
"I was talking to Joe Theismann before the game," Berg said. "And I asked him, what was the average size of your o-line when you were playing, when you started with the Redskins? He said they were between 230 and 250 pounds, and the entire offensive line smoked cigarettes in the locker room at halftime. He was dead serious. Guys were drinking beer right up until the kickoff, they were smoking cigarettes at halftime, they had guts and weighed 230 pounds."

Moss says first two games were Griffin’s preseason
"I don’t know," Moss said when asked about the team’s reduced use thus far this season of option-style running plays with Griffin. "He just got back to playing, man. I mean, this is only like his second preseason game. You’re gonna go out there and run him crazy? To me, that’s how I look at it. These first two regular season games are just being two preseason games for this kid. You’re not gonna go out there and make him do a bunch of stuff that, you know, you’re not sure of. Once he gets his feeling back and, I think, the coaches confident with him doing all that stuff, then I’m pretty sure they’ll let him do more.

Alfred Morris laments lack of preseason work

10 Roster Moves I'd Make to Fix the Redskins |

A look at 10 moves that should be made to jumpstart the Redskins and get them back on track this season.

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III: Running can be a spark for our team - NFL Videos
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks about choosing the right times to run with the ball and addresses wide receiver Pierre Garcon's comments on Griffin's knee.

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan: Maybe I can wear the knee brace - NFL Videos
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan addresses the media on the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III, and even gives a funny suggestion on what may alleviate the QB's knee issues.

Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins says Adrian Peterson didn't raise expectations for others with knee injuries - ESPN
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said Wednesday he doesnt believe Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson set an unrealistic expectation for other players returning from knee injuries.

Washington Redskins film review: Defense - ESPN
1. For whatever reason, linebacker London Fletcher is getting blocked more than it seemed he did a year ago. Is that a function of him (finally) showi

Nick Sundberg Fined For Unnecessary Roughness Penalty | Redskins Journal

Redskins have given Pat White no indication they’ll re-sign him

Shutdown Corner fixes your team: Washington Redskins - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Here at Shutdown Corner, we want to help. So once a week, we'll go in and examine a team coming off a bad week, bad month, maybe a bad decade (you're in luck, Cleveland), and see what fixes can be … Continue reading →

Reed's Score Fastest By Rookie Since Cooley
Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed's touchdown in Week 2 marked the first time since 2004 any Redskins rookie caught a score through Week 2.

Browns trade running back Trent Richardson traded to Indianapolis Colts for first-round pick - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Two games into Trent Richardson's second season, the Cleveland Browns have given up on the running back who was the third pick of the 2012 draft. The Browns shipped Richardson to Indianapolis for a first-round pick in 2014. There's spinning … Continue reading →

Report: NFL not likely to ban low blocks by next season | ProFootballTalk
San Francisco 49ers nose tackle saw Ian Williams saw his season come to an abrupt end against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night. Wiliams suffered a broken ankle on a legal cut block from Seahawks' guard J.R. Sweezy.

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