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Redskins couldn’t beat Dak Prescott, now get shot at Wentz | ESPN Redskins Blog

Wentz, the second overall pick, has excelled when facing pressure, too. Defenses have sent five rushers or more 34 times vs. him this season. In those situations, Wentz has completed 27-of-32 for 284 yards and three touchdowns. His total quarterback rating of 95.8 (out of 100) is second best in these situations -- but his average air yards of 3.97 ranks last, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Redskins TE Jordan Reed Questionable vs Eagles | ESPN Redskins Blog

Reed missed two games last season with a concussion, both of which Washington lost. He missed the last four games his rookie year because of a concussion and has said there was another time he might have suffered one in the NFL.

Harry Potter jokes aside, Su’a Cravens says glasses helping his recovery | ESPN Blog

First, though, Cravens said he’s feeling much better, but still doesn’t know for sure whether or not he’ll play -- though he was hoping to find out later Friday after visiting an independent doctor. For now, he’s officially listed as questionable. Cravens has been limited in practice all week. When he does play, Cravens said he won’t need to wear the glasses, but would be able to wear contacts if he wanted to (which he does not).

Despite public outcry for Knighton, recent moves make sense for McCloughn | CSN

Neither player has much of an NFL resume, but for McCloughan, the moves exemplify what he has preached since he arrived with the 'Skins: develop young talent rather than pay for older players. Mbu is just 23 years old and goes 6-foot-3, 310 lbs. Francis is 26, goes 6-foot-5 and 309 lbs. Knighton is 30, 6-foot-2 and has played at weights varying from 300 to 350 lbs in his career.

Need to know: 5 Redskins who are under pressure vs Eagles | CSN Mid-Atlantic

QB Kirk Cousins—He is on this list until he breaks through and looks like a franchise quarterback. He had his moments against the Ravens, notably on a perfect throw to Pierre Garçon for a third-quarter touchdown. But the problem was, that was their only offensive touchdown. Much of the rest of his day was spent overthrowing some open receivers, especially on third and short. Cousins completed one of six passes on third and one. You can question the play calling if you want but the quarterback has to execute better.