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Daily Slop: Perry Riley's Knee Injury Cause for Concern; Third Down Conversions Looming as a Major Issue for Redskins Offense

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Patrick Smith

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Washington Redskins wake-up call - ESPN
Here are three areas of interest for the Washington Redskins on Wednesday:

Need to Know: Five Redskins vs. Cardinals questions | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, October 8, four days before the Washington Redskins go to Arizona to play the Cardinals. 5 questions on Redskins vs.

The good, the bad, and the ugly from Redskins vs. Seahawks | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here’s a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Redskins’ 27-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks: The good —The 60-yard TD bomb from Kirk Cousins to DeSean Jackson—In an odd coverage scheme, Kam Chancellor ended up covering Jackson with Richard Sherman giving deep help.

Jay Gruden Doesn't Envision RG3 Practicing Anytime Soon

Gruden: If 'Skins were happy after loss, we'll address it -
After hearing the Redskins' locker room was lively after Monday night's loss to the Seahawks, coach Jay Gruden told reporters that he didn't "know why anybody would be upbeat."

Perry Riley's knee injury cause for concern for Washington Redskins - ESPN
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden expressed concern about the severity of inside linebacker Perry Riley's knee injury.

Thoughts and Observations on the Redskins loss to the Seahawks |

Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings: Are the Patriots back? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Shutdown Corner's post-Week 5 power rankings.

The Redskins Blog | Salute To Service Moment Of The Week

Jay Gruden: 'No reason to be upbeat' after Redskins' latest loss - Washington Times
Left tackle Trent Williams and wide receiver Pierre Garçon were among those who were jocular and festive in the locker room following the game — actions that Gruden did not witness first-hand, though he said he learned about on Tuesday morning.

Moss: Sherman Has Something ‘Deep Down Inside’ He Knows He’s Unsure About " CBS DC
Santana Moss attacked Richard Sherman through the media in defense of Pierre Garcon on Tuesday, saying Sherman hides who he is, and there’s "something deep down inside that he knows that he's not sure about."

Third down conversions looming as a major issue for Redskins offense | Comcast SportsNet Washington
The Redskins averaged 7.1 yards to go on third down against Seattle but the average doesn’t tell the story. They had four situations where they had 10 yards or more to go. Kirk Cousins was three of four passing on those downs but none of the completions was good for the first down. Washington had six or fewer yards to go on their other eight third downs. Two of the conversions came on third and five, the other on third and three. All three conversions came on passes from Kirk Cousins to Andre Roberts. Two of them came in the first quarter so the Redskins went the last three quarters converting just one third down.

Week 5 NFC East Good, Bad & Ugly -

Five Redskins vs. Cardinals questions | Comcast SportsNet Washington