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Daily Slop: Redskins O-Line Sets The Tone In First Victory; Can the Redskins contend for the NFC East title?

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Terrance Knighton's impact big; David Amerson lost man in secondary - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Washington Redskins bounced back to 1-1 behind solid play from a defense led by nose tackle Terrance Knighton, who helps others make plays.

Can the Redskins contend for the NFC East title? | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Can the Redskins contend for the NFC East title? We’re just two games into the season and there is a long, long way to go. But, at this moment, things are shaping up nicely for Washington.

McCloughan greets Cousins after win vs. Rams | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Our cameras caught Redskins GM Scot McCloughan greeting quarterback Kirk Cousins in the tunnel after an impressive 24-10 win over the Rams.

Matt Jones Shows Why The Redskins Drafted Him

Need to Know: The Redskins are controlling the clock | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 21, three days before the Redskins travel to East Rutherford, New Jersey to play the Giants. Redskins vs.

Redskins commitment to run game overshadows solid day by Kirk Cousins - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Redskins' commitment to the ground game has kept the offense out of negative situations.

Washington Redskins' run game, defense alter mindset, lead to win - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Redskins' physical style of play has helped them get off to a solid start. And that's critical with the NFC East appearing wide open.

Jones, Morris Lead Redskins Running Game in Win Over Rams " CBS DC
From the time Redskins rookie Matt Jones arrived at Redskins Park in May, veteran running back Alfred Morris tried to make him comfortable.

Matt Jones, run game power Washington Redskins' victory - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Matt Jones did exactly what the Redskins needed by taking pressure off Kirk Cousins. It also showed exactly who the Redskins want to become.

Behind rookie Matt Jones, Redskins' rushing attack batters Rams in victory - Washington Times
Jones ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns in only his second game, alternating carries with veteran Alfred Morris and helping the Redskins claim a 24-10 victory.

SNYDER: Jay Gruden's words hold greater weight after victory over Rams - Washington Times
A loss would have left Washington continuing to search for answers, but the emphatic, 24-10 victory over St. Louis on Sunday gave Gruden additional weight and allowed players to reflect without regret.

For at least a day, Redskins' philosophy, results mesh against Rams - Washington Times
The Redskins want to be physical in the running game and have a strong defense, and in their 24-10 victory over the Rams on Sunday, that's exactly what they were able to accomplish.

Redskins' Offensive Line Sets The Tone In First Victory
Soured with their effort in last year's loss to the Rams, the Redskins' offensive line set a completely different foundation in Sunday's 24-10 rematch at FedExField.

Redskins' third-down conversions critical vs. Rams | CSN Mid-Atlantic

It was well known that one of the things that the Redskins had to fix this year was their dismal inability to convert on third downs.