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Daily Slop: RGIII Remains the Future, Though he Must win now; Redskins Set Sights On Minnesota Vikings

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Robert Griffin III remains the future, though he must win now - ESPN
If the Redskins had lost Monday, there would be little consternation about this decision. The rest of the season would be about seeing whether Griffin could be the long-term answer at quarterback. In many ways that is still the case, especially when it becomes clear there will be no playoffs. Thing is, they have won two straight and they play a winnable game Sunday -- and then face Tampa Bay after a bye week. If Griffin plays well and they win, the buzz in town will be palpable. Electric, even. But if he struggles? That is not a scenario the Redskins want to face.

Around the Horns: Mike Zimmer: 'I honestly don't like going against my friends' - Minnesota Vikings Blog - ESPN

Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Ten months ago, Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden were preparing to coa

Top Four Redskins Observations at the midseason point | Fanspeak.com

Niles Paul: "Guys Are Making Plays"

Redskins Tight End Niles Paul talks about the improved Special Teams play, and how the team looks to ride the momentum of the win in Dallas.

Redskins wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Redskins return to practice, albeit a tougher one than they had Wednesday. They'll practice at 11:25 a.m. and have have an open lo

Griffin expected to start Sunday - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Washington Redskins XTRA

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden didn’t put his players through a full padded workout Wednesday, instead keeping things light in the team’s Ashburn practice bubble because of a Monday night road game.

Redskins Set Sights On Minnesota Vikings

The Washington Redskins next travel to Minnesota Sunday to take on the Vikings in a Week 9 matchup at TCF Bank Stadium.

Robert Griffin III in line to return as Redskins' starter Sunday at Vikings - Washington Times

Griffin completed a full practice Wednesday, marking the first time he's been able to do so since injuring the ankle in the Redskins' victory over Jacksonville on Sept. 14.

The Redskins Blog | Redskins-Cowboys Monday Night Football Matchup Scores Huge TV Ratings

Keenan Robinson, healthy at last, bringing the 'thump' for Redskins - Washington Times

After recording 14 tackles against the Tennessee Titans and being named the NFC defensive player of the week, Robinson racked up 10 tackles against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night, including the sack that temporarily knocked quarterback Tony Romo out of the game.

RG3 impresses Redskins in first full practice | Comcast SportsNet Washington

"He looked good," fullback Darrel Young said. "He looked like Robert. I don’t know what he’s supposed to be like at this point. I’ve been fortunate enough to not be in that situation of an ankle injury. But he looks good. I’m excited. He’s throwing the ball well."

Washington Redskins' Jay Gruden on kicker Kai Forbath: He's a gamer - ESPN

Forbath was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after making the game-winning FG in an upset of Dallas.

The Redskins Blog | Redskins Victory Leads To No Written Homework For One Class

Report: RG3 set to return for Vikings game | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Bashaud Breeland Showed Signs of Greatness Against Dallas

Redskins-Vikings: 4 Keys To The Game

Redskins.com’s Andrew Walker breaks down the key players and matchups to keep an eye on during Sunday’s Redskins-Vikings 2014 Week 9 showdown in Minneapolis.