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Colt McCoy provides help, but Redskins still need answers - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
With Kirk Cousins continuing to struggle with mistakes, Colt McCoy may be Washington's best option until Robert Griffin III is ready.

Redskins-Titans: 10 observations - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
One win doesn’t solve everything for Washington, but it certainly helped to repair the damaged confidence in the locker room. Last week one player talked about how hard it was to not think something was going to go wrong when they reached critical junctures in a game. Some players at least started to expect bad things to happen. Washington did not play a great game Sunday, but it at least did things right down the stretch. The defense forced a three-and-out; the offense drove 76 yards for the game-winning points. "It only takes one win," tight end Niles Paul said. "Hopefully we can keep carrying on and rack up a couple of them like we did in 2012."

Thoughts and observations on the Redskins vs Titans |

Colt McCoy leads Washington Redskins to much-needed win in relief - Washington Times
The third-string quarterback at the start of the season, McCoy replaced Kirk Cousins after halftime, then helped the Redskins end a four-game losing streak with a 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Redskins notes: Kai Forbath relishes game-winning role for Redskins - Washington Times
Forbath had field goals of 31, 31, 27 and 22 yards in the game, accounting for the majority of the team's offensive production in a slow, sloppy game.

LOVERRO: Redskins' future murky as ever after unsightly win over Titans - Washington Times
Nobody should be tipping their hat to anyone in that Redskins locker room — heck, in this Redskins organization — for barely beating a bad Titans team. Except maybe to Colt McCoy, the third-string quarterback who saved the franchise from one of its most embarrassing losses at home in a long list of embarrassing losses.

Shaken Kirk Cousins bows out, perhaps for good - Washington Times
We still refer to Cousins as a "young" quarterback, because he's in his third season and has yet to reach double figures in starts. But NFL types don't need much time before designating players as starter material or career backup.

Brian Orakpo injury, key penalties are letdown for Redskins' defense in win - Washington Times
The Redskins fear Orakpo may have a partial tear of his right pectoral muscle. An MRI will be taken Monday to land at a firm assessment of the problem.

Third downs, running game persist as issues in Redskins' win | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Washington’s offense came into the game ranked 31st in the NFL on third down and their ranking there is unlikely to improve this week after they went 3 of 11 on third down. That’s a conversion rate of 27 percent.

Need to Know: Redskins vs. Titans notes and numbers–A rare game winner for Forbath | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, October 20, seven days before the Washington Redskins travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys on Monday night football. Numbers and notes from Redskins vs.

A look at the "other" change the Redskins made | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Tom Compton replaced Tyler Polumbus at right tackle. He played for a few series and then Polumbus, who has been the starter since the beginning of the 2011 season, came back in. Compton, a sixth-round draft pick in 2012, took some more snaps later on.

Rapid Reaction: Washington Redskins - NFC East Blog - ESPN
Thoughts and observations after the Washington Redskins' 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.

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Mark Rypien ‘Very Honored’ By Ring Of Fame Inclusion
Redskins great quarterback Mark Rypien on Sunday became the franchise’s 46th member of the Ring of Fame in a halftime ceremony at FedExField.

Redskins Set Sights On The Dallas Cowboys
The Washington Redskins next travel to Dallas to take on the NFC East rival Cowboys in a nationally-televised matchup on ‘Monday Night Football.’