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Daily Slop: Tight End's Could Exploit Shaky Aspect of Seahawks Vaunted Defense; At 1-3, the Redskins are Fighting History

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Need to Know: Five Redskins vs. Seahawks questions | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 2, four days before the Washington Redskins host the Seahawks on Monday night football. Five questions on Redskins vs.

Washington Redskins wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Washington Redskins return, once again, for a full workday. Here are three areas of interest.

At 1-3, the Redskins are fighting history | Comcast SportsNet Washington
The numbers don’t paint a pretty picture for the Redskins, who are off to a 1-3 start the second straight year.  Of the 165 teams that have opened the season 1-3 since 1990, only 24 have gone on to make the playoffs. That’s a 14.5-percent success rate. The Redskins, meantime, have never done it. In the short term, the Redskins have got an even bigger problem: their recent struggles in primetime and, more specifically, on Monday Night Football. With the defending champion Seahawks set to visit FedEx Field on Monday, the Redskins are 1-7 in their last eight MNF games, dating to 2008. In their last six primetime games, the Redskins are 0-6 and have been outscored by total of 87 points.

POLL: Should the Washington Redskins Name be Banned From Radio and Television?

Five Alive in Game Five - DC Hot Read
The Redskins have plenty of time in between their humiliating home loss last Thursday night to the Giants and what many are predicting will be a disastrous home loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football.

Redskins Add To Secondary With Sanford, Crawford

The Washington Redskins on Monday addressed a banged-up defensive secondary by signing cornerback Richard Crawford and safety Jamarca Sanford.

Five Questions Facing Washington Redskins - ESPN

Was that a one-game aberration for Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins?

New Redskins safety Sanford ready to contribute - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Washington Redskins XTRA - Richmond Times-Dispatch Coverage Of Training Camp And The Regular Season

ASHBURN - The Washington Redskins signed safety Jamarca Sanford over the weekend, ending the first unemployed stretch of Sanford’s career.

Redskins' tight ends could exploit shaky aspect of Seahawks' vaunted defense - Washington Times

As long as Niles Paul and/or Jordan Reed are on the field Monday night, there's a good chance they'll find success against a Seattle defense that has struggled to contain opposing tight ends.

Breaking Down the Rest of the Redskins Schedule - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Redskins' Williams on Seahawks: 'They're not robots' -

Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams believes his team can defeat the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Williams' reasoning is that the Seahawks aren't robots, and therefore not perfect.

NFL's new deal with DirecTV is worth $1.5 billion per year | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: DirecTV and the NFL agreed to a new eight-year deal, at a total cost of $12 billion. Yes, $1.5 billion per season to the NFL.

The Redskins Blog | DeSean Jackson To Be Honored By Hall Of Fame After 81-Yard Touchdown

After a breathtaking 81-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles — his former team – Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson will have the jersey and gloves that he wore during the game showcased in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pro Football Today Room. Why? Jackson became only the third player in NFL history – Pro Football Hall of Famer Charlie Joyner and Art Powell being the others – with an 80-yard touchdown catch both for and against a team.

Redskins refreshed, refocused as practice resumes after humiliating loss - Washington Times

A day after the Redskins were embarrassed by the New York Giants on national television, players were given simple marching orders from coach Jay Gruden: Escape for a few days, he told them, get your minds and your bodies right, and return on Tuesday ready to work to get better.

Reviewing Redskins' Offseason Moves Quarter Way Through Season -

Promoting Bruce Allen to main roster decision maker:  I hated this when it happened and still hate it now.