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‘Playbook:’ Redskins’ Coverage Vs. Dallas

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 4:44 pm

How can the Redskins’ secondary improve this time around against the Dallas Cowboys?

The three-man crew at the NFL Network’s “Playbook” explored this very topic this week.

Though the crew of Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and former Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb each felt the Redskins would come out victorious in their matchup tomorrow night vs. the Cowboys, they pointed to a few areas of improvement to focus on for the Redskins’ defense in the video above:

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Cowboy Great Justifies Illegal Hits On RG3

Posted by Brian Tinsman on December 29, 2012 – 4:30 pm

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Well this just got nasty.

It’s not very often that NFL players or alumni speak positively about illegal hits in football, even on their opponents. Aside from it coming off as barbaric or in poor taste, it also violates the honor code that most players operate under of playing whistle to whistle within the general framework of the rules.

And then there is former Cowboys All-Pro receiver Drew Pearson, who took to the airwaves this week to advocate cheap shots on Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, if it aided his team in victory.

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NFL Films: Redskins-Cowboys Preview

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 4:26 pm

The Washington Redskins on Sunday play host to the Dallas Cowboys at FedExField. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

FedExField is an open-concept stadium with a natural-grass playing surface. The stadium seats 85,000.

The Redskins on Sunday are looking to clinch their first playoff appearance since the 2007 season. Washington also defeated Dallas, 27-6, at the end of that season to clinch their playoff berth.

Washington enters the game at 9-6 following their 27-20 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles took an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter before the Redskins scored all 27 points in the second and third quarters, and then held off the Eagles at the end. Washington’s first two scores came via Kai Forbath field goals, as the kicker broke the NFL record for consecutive field goals to begin a career (17).

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Madden 13 Projects Redskins-Cowboys

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 4:13 pm

Madden Simulation

If Madden NFL 13’s projection of tomorrow night’s Redskins-Cowboys game is accurate, Washington will be celebrating an NFC East title and playoff berth late tomorrow night.

ESPN.com ran a simulation of tomorrow’s night’s game, and the Redskins came out on top, 31-26, to win the divisional title and earn a home playoff game.

Here’s some notes from the Madden 13 simulation:

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Behind The Scenes: SNF Introductions

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 3:54 pm


One of the more popular aspects of NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” are its introductions of the starters during the first quarter.

Instead of simply showing a graphic listing the player’s photo, position, uniform number and college attended, NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” comes to the team’s facility in the week leading up to the game and films the starters actually saying their names and schools out loud.

The NBC crew was at Redskins Park on Thursday filming the Washington players for their introductions, and we were there to get some behind-the-scenes footage of our own.

It’s actually a pretty fascinating process.

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VIDEO: ‘This Or That’ With Jarvis Jenkins

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 10:12 am

Check out this new feature, “This Or That,” by the Women Of Washington (WOW). We continue with defensive end Jarvis Jenkins.

WOW, by the way, is open to all female fans of the Redskins. More member-only events are planned throughout the year for behind-the-scenes access to Redskins Park and FedExField, as well as exclusive content on their interactive website.

The free membership also includes special retail offers and exclusive access to year-round events ranging from football and fitness gatherings to intimate networking luncheons.

For more information on WOW or to join the free club, visit www.WOWRedskins.com or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WOWRedskins and Twitter at @WOWRedskins.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Those who join WOW through its Facebook app are automatically entered for the chance to win an autographed Robert Griffin III jersey. Click here for more information.

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Redskins 10-for-16 In Rookie Of The Week

Posted by Andrew Walker on December 29, 2012 – 9:55 am

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(AP photo)

The Redskins are hitting .625 in NFL Rookie of the Week awards this season.

With one week remaining in the 2012 regular season, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III today was named NFL Rookie of the Week for the seventh time, this time for his performance last Sunday in the Redskins’ victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

It’s  sixth straight week and 10th time overall a Washington rookie has won the award this season.

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