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Pros, cons, and X factors: Redskins vs Rams game prediction | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
So, which Redskins team will we see? The one that can move the ball and put up enough points to win while the defense can’t stop anything? Or the one that holds the other offense in check but can’t get out of its own way on offense? We’ve seen both in the last two weeks.

Need to Know: Rebuilt D-line could be on the way for the Redskins | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
While you hear a lot about needs on the offensive line, the defensive line could be a greater area of need. As noted here yesterday there are players on the roster who could be quality replacements on the offensive line; the same can’t be said along the defensive front.

Gruden doesn't deny that RG3 could get another start | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"As a back up quarterback, you have to get yourself ready to play," Gruden said at Redskins Park on Friday afternoon.

Can Colt McCoy produce a stronger start? | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy enters Sunday’s game against the Rams with a 1-1 record as a starter, four passing touchdowns, one interception and a passer rating of 113.5.

McVay: Many different issues with Redskins' pass protection | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I thought our offensive line protected excellent last week, actually," he said today. "We had a couple that were on our backs and a couple where Colt was trying to create things off schedule . . . But as far as our offensive line, thought they did a nice job."

Some Washington Redskins tickets selling for $4 - ESPN
The Redskins, a franchise that once boasted a season-ticket waitlist near 100,000 people, now has a team whose tickets are being sold online for as little as $4.

Washington Redskins mailbag: Part 2 - ESPN
Washington Redskins mailbag: Part 2: Discussing the front office and the future for Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins mailbag: Part 1 - ESPN
Yeah, I answered the Rex Ryan question in here, though I'm quite sure they'll still be coming for a while.

Getting to know: Washington Redskins safety Phillip Thomas - ESPN
Continuing a season-long look at various Redskins players, talking more than just football and getting to know players, even ones you thought you knew. This week: Phillip Thomas

DeSean Jackson considered questionable for Redskins' game against Rams - Washington Times
Jackson, who leads all receivers with an average of 20 yards per reception, bruised both of his lower legs in the Redskins' loss to Indianapolis on Nov. 30.

With Brandon Meriweather ailing, Phillip Thomas on verge of first Redskins start - Washington Times
Meriweather sprained one of his big toes in the Redskins' loss at Indianapolis, and Thomas, who replaced him, seems poised to do so again Sunday when Washington hosts St. Louis.

Redskins Options For A New GM - Son of Washington
This morning on the radio on the Sports Reporters with Andy Pollin, Mel Kiper said that Dominik would be a great hire for Dan Snyder, Bruce Allen and the Redskins front office. There is also another name out there that Kiper threw out on the radio – Phil Savage. Savage also has a lot of experience in the NFL working for the Browns, Ravens and currently for the Eagles.

Major Changes Needed With Redskins - Son of Washington
The Washington Redskins organization is a mess and major changes will be necessary to reverse the culture of losing that has taken over in Washington.

Inside the Locker Room: Jay Gruden Coach's Show

Redskins Prepare For Rams' Talented Front Line
The Washington Redskins welcome one of the NFL's strongest pass rushes when the St. Louis Rams enter FedExField on Sunday afternoon.

Robinson: Redskins Will 'Continue To Fight'
With four games left in the 2014 season, the Washington Redskins players say they'll continue to give their best effort moving forward.

Redskins Fans, Four Signs it Could Get Worse - Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
If good teams start with solid line play, the Redskins are in horrible shape. It is possible that none of the current defensive lineman will be on the roster in two years.