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  • Memories of rout serve as motivation

    The Philadelphia Eagles own a 1-4 record, which might come as a surprise given the team's offseason spending spree on free agents and their "Dream Team" billing. But when Washington Redskins players look at the squad, they don't see a team that's...
  • Tebow experiment leads intriguing week

    Four NFL teams, four distinctly different situations, and one identical, well-worn audible: Old quarterback out, new quarterback in. Rookie Christian Ponder is taking over for Donovan McNabb in Minnesota. John Beck is replacing Rex Grossman in...
  • Changing QBs doesn't help

    Mike Shanahan's switch from Rex Grossman to former Ravens backup John Beck as starting quarterback couldn't ignite the Washington Redskins, who suffered another series of critical injuries to their starters Sunday as they lost, 33-20, to the Carolina...
  • Another loss 'tough to take'

    As the fourth quarter started Sunday at FedEx Field, with the Washington Redskins' offense and the third quarterback of the Mike Shanahan era struggling mightily, the burgundy-and-gold-clad crowd started to boo, and one fan in earshot of the press box...
  • It's no time to jump on sputtering QB Beck

    I t was 5:07 p.m. Sunday when a stone-faced John Beck trudged through the South Field Tunnel toward the players parking lot outside FedEx Field. He wore a brown wool blazer, jeans, brown leather shoes and a baseball cap as he wheeled a small black carry-...
  • Despite QB switch, offense remains beached

    Redskins coach Mike Shanahan made a surprise move Sunday, benching former Ravens backup John Beck and returning to Rex Grossman as the team's starting quarterback in an attempt to spark his struggling offense and end a four-game losing streak. It didn'...
  • Redskins turn to their rookie quarterbacks to complete comeback

    Redskins turn to their rookie quarterbacks to complete comeback
    — The Washington Redskins captured their seventh win in 13 games on Sunday, but this win came with a rookie quarterback not named Robert Griffin III. Kirk Cousins, the organization's fourth-round pick in the NFL draft, hit wide receiver Pierre...
  • Dear Doctor Z, can watching a Ravens telecast make me ill?

    Dear Doctor Z, can watching a Ravens telecast make me ill?
    Baltimore Ravens fans can’t help but feel frustrated, angry and maybe even sick about what they saw on their TV screens Sunday during a 31-28 loss to the Washington Redskins. But let’s be fair, you can’t blame most of that on lousy...
  • Like Ravens, Redskins have unearthed gem at kicker

    Like Ravens, Redskins have unearthed gem at kicker
    When the Ravens cut incumbent Billy Cundiff in favor of undrafted rookie Justin Tucker, the Washington Redskins swooped in and signed Cundiff. But after five games during which Cundiff missed five of 12 field-goal attempts, Washington went with an unknown...
  • Redskins got big play from little-utilized player

    Redskins got big play from little-utilized player
    Deactivated for the previous five contests, Richard Crawford picked an opportune time to make a lasting impression for the Washington Redskins. The rookie cornerback’s 64-yard punt return set up rookie kicker Kai Forbath’s 34-yard field goal...
  • NFC East crown up for grabs Sunday night at FedEx Field

    NFC East crown up for grabs Sunday night at FedEx Field
    COWBOYS @REDSKINS Sunday, 8:20p.m. TV: Chs. 11, 4 Radio: 980AM Line: Redskins by 3 The Washington Redskins should know by the time they take the field Sunday night at FedEx Field to face the Dallas Cowboys whether the game will be a playoffs-...