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Daily Slop: Kirk Cousins Shows Signs of Progress in Defeat; Redskins Field Position Woes Spell Doom on Both Sides of Ball

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Seattle Seahawks-Washington Redskins: 10 observations - ESPN
The fact the Redskins did not get blown out at home for a second straight game might not have been a moral victory, but it sure felt like one in their locker room. It was more lively than usual after a loss; in fact, it was tough to tell, if you closed your eyes, whether they had won or lost. Is that bad? Keep in mind this is a team that needed a wake-up call after a 1-2 start -- and 3-13 season last year.

Need to Know: Redskins-Seahawks notes and numbers | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, October 7, five days before the Washington Redskins go to Arizona to play the Cardinals. Redskins-Seahawks game notes and numbers —After catching a 60-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins in the second quarter, DeSean Jackson now has 19 total tou...

Richard Sherman: Pierre Garcon "doesn't matter in this league" - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Washington Redskins XTRA
Twice, Garcon grabbed a strand of Sherman's flowing dreadlocks and pulled while running downfield. Neither time was a penalty called - NFL rules say that exposed hair is treated like any other body part. "Yeah, Pierre did a few things," Sherman told reporters after the game. "When you can't get open, you've got to do whatever you can." Asked if he got into it with Garcon, Sherman was dismissive. "Pierre doesn't matter in this league, so we don't get into it," Sherman said.

Redskins' field position woes spell doom on both sides of ball - Washington Times
"When you're backed up like that against a great defense, the odds are stacked against you," said quarterback Kirk Cousins. "When you get down in the strike zone, you get down in the red zone, you want to come away with touchdowns instead of field goals."

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson provides blueprint for Redskins RG III - ESPN
Monday night, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson provided a blueprint that the guy who couldn't play, Robert Griffin III, would be wise to follow.

Washington Redskins upbeat despite loss - ESPN

Observed and heard in the locker room after the Washington Redskins' 27-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Kirk Cousins shows signs of progress in defeat | Comcast SportsNet Washington

"We did some good things, absolutely," Cousins said. "We moved the ball at times and made some big plays. I continue to get better. I’m continuing to learn. By no means do I feel like I’ve arrived. But every game, every rep, I’m getting better and I feel like I’m getting close."

Redskins Notes & Quotes 10-7-2014

Michael Phillips' Redskins Short Runs - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Washington Redskins XTRA

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was spotted tossing the ball on the sidelines before Monday's game.

Redskins-Seahawks notes: Percy Harvin loses 3 TDs to penalties - Washington Times
"The first one I was cool with," Harvin said. "When the second one happened, I was like, 'Wow.' Then then the third one happened, I just flipped my hands down. I couldn't believe it."

A rare triple play: Percy Harvin has three TDs nullified by penalties | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Percy Harvin scored three touchdowns. But the Seahawks receiver had all three called back Monday against the Redskins.

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