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Daily Slop: Cousins Steps Into Comfortable Situation as Redskins Starter; RGIII Facing at Least 4-to-6-Week Recovery From Ankle Injury

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Redskins wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. – The Redskins have a walk-through, followed by an 11:15 a.m. open locker room session and then their usual 1 p.m. practice. Here a

Need to Know: Redskins Park notes and quotes–Shady McCoy says DeSean Jackson will play | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 18, three days before the Washington Redskins go to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Notes and quotes from Redskins Park —There was plenty of speculation that safety Akeem Davis would be the player cut to make room for the return of Br...

Stats you don't know, but should from Redskins week 2 win | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Exclusive Look at Wednesday's Practice
Wednesday afternoon's practice was an eventful one as quarterback Kirk Cousins took the reins for the offense, while a familiar face returned on the other side of the ball.

Kirk Cousins steps into comfortable situation as Redskins starter - Washington Times
In a league filled with egos, Cousins has rarely — if ever — shown signs of one. But when he first heard that the Redskins had hired Jay Gruden in January, the 26-year-old backup could not help but think selfishly.

DeSean Jackson: 'Burgundy and gold are my colors now' - Washington Times
The circumstances surrounding Jackson's release have been laid out, yet they still remain entirely unclear. What's known is that the wide receiver, a three-time Pro Bowler who still ranks fourth in Eagles history in receiving yards, was kicked to the curb by Philadelphia following the most productive season of his career.

Ihenacho: "We Have To Limit Their Opportunities"
Redskins Safety Duke Ihenacho discusses the keys to stopping the Eagles fast paced offense.

Redskins notes: Gruden bemoans Sproles - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

ASHBURN, Va. -- Some leftover notes from Wednesday: The Redskins had interest in running back Darren Sproles when there was talk New Orleans might

Garcon: "Always Have To Be Ready"

Redskins WR Pierre Garcon talks the differences between playing with QB Kirk Cousins and Robert Griffin III, and explains the importance of chemistry between the quarterback and wide receiver positions.

Jay Gruden: Bacarri Rambo waived because of better special teams options - Washington Times

Gruden, the Redskins' coach, said the team waived Rambo on Tuesday because it had two other players — Trenton Robinson and Akeem Davis — who were better options on special teams.

Jordan Reed again held out of practice; status uncertain Sunday at Philadelphia - Washington Times

Reed was among eight players who missed at least a portion of the Redskins' practice on Wednesday afternoon. Coach Jay Gruden said earlier this week that Reed would need to practice by Friday if he hoped to play Sunday at Philadelphia.

The Redskins Blog | Statistical Updates: Redskins-Jaguars

Cousins gets another--perhaps better--opportunity with the Redskins | Comcast SportsNet Washington

If we’re comparing last season, the last three games to right now, certainly it’s different," he said. "[It’s] much earlier in the season with a lot more to play for, and I think that creates a heightened sense of urgency." "Anytime you play," he added, "you want to play well, but certainly there is a lot of football to go and with a divisional opponent on the road, we really need to have a great week of practice and be ready to play them."

Robert Griffin III facing at least 4-to-6-week recovery from ankle injury - Washington Times

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that Griffin, the Redskins' starting quarterback, will have his dislocated left ankle immobilized in a hard cast for approximately 10 days and will then face a four-to-six-week rehabilitation schedule.

Keenan Robinson On Defending The Eagles Speed

Redskins Linebacker Keenan Robinson discusses defending the Philadelphia Eagles Speedy offense and how he feels he can run with any Tight End in the game.

Jay Gruden: Eagles' release of DJax 'a curious move' - NFL.com

Preparing his team to face the Eagles on Sunday, Redskins coach Jay Gruden admits he still has "no idea" why Philly released wide receiver DeSean Jackson this offseason.

Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles preview - ESPN

Last season, Chip Kelly made his NFL debut in a nationally televised game against Washington. Kelly and his Philadelphia Eagles went on to win the NF

The Redskins Blog | Ben Kotwica On Strong Special Teams Performers