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This One Time at a Magazine Shoot…

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on October 10, 2013 – 4:49 pm

(Capitol File)

(Capitol File)

Pierre Garcon wants a photo credit.

Garcon and Josh Morgan appeared in the men’s issue of Capitol File magazine as part of “13 of Washington’s most distinguished men in media, sports, gastronomy, and the arts.”

During a photo shoot at The Hays-Adams with Wizards forward Otto Porter and Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, the photographer put pressure on Garcon to grab the winning shot.

“They basically had it set up like story time with Pierre,” Morgan said. “He really couldn’t think of anything to say.”

Like against Oakland, when his touchdown grab gave the Redskins their first lead of the season, Garcon made the crucial play.

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Coach’s Turn: Mike Shanahan At The Mic

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 10, 2013 – 3:32 pm

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In the heyday of the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry Hall of Fame head coach George Allen would use any motivational method possible to pump up his team.

Ranging from an in your face speech that would get the blood pumping to kicking a board in two with a Taekwondo outfit and standing in amazement with mouth wide open wondering what just happened, he’d go to any measure to prove that losing to Dallas is the absolute worst thing in the world. Even more so than traffic on I-495, on a Friday, with a protest going on when you need to be at a meeting in Maryland in 30 minutes.

While current head coach Mike Shanahan keeps most of his Dallas Week plans under wrap I can tell you that he won’t be doing any flying kicks around Redskins Park. And if he does–well that’s where new blogger Gabe Hiatt comes into action.

Cool, calm, dry and collected, Shanahan addressed the media this afternoon with just three days until the annual slugfest in the Lone Star State.

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Coach’s Turn: Kyle Shanahan At The Mic

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 10, 2013 – 3:24 pm

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On Thursday, Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan addressed the media. Thanks to Mother Nature dumping buckets upon buckets of rain on the DMV area, practiced was moved inside to the team’s indoor practice facility.

A blessing in disguise, the Redskins had opportunity to adjust to playing inside–just as they will do Sunday night at AT&T Stadium.

While there were no pesky Cowboys fans or team alumni complaining about rule changes in attendance, the Redskins put in a full day’s work that impressed the coaching staff as they look to distance themselves from early woes.

As Robert Griffin III said in his presser yesterday, “I think we’re all just moving on from those first four weeks. We got the win going into the bye, which is real beneficial to us, but aside from that we didn’t really play like we know we can play.”

Anyway, here are quick hits of the younger Shanahan’s press conference courtesy Redskins Twitter (@Redskins):

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Thursday Practice Snapshots

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on October 10, 2013 – 1:51 pm

E.J. Biggers practices ball skills (Gabe Hiatt)

E.J. Biggers practices ball skills (Gabe Hiatt)

Consistent rain throughout Thursday sent the Redskins into the practice bubble for the second time this week. Here are your Thursday practice snapshots of E.J. Biggers, Darrel Young and Robert Griffin III.

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Coach’s Turn: Jim Haslett At The Mic

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 10, 2013 – 12:13 pm

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There are two things defensive coordinator Jim Haslett doesn’t like.

The first is giving his weekly press conference in a torrential downpour and the second is losing to the Dallas Cowboys.

Luckily for him, Redskins Park has an indoor media room and he didn’t lose to the Cowboys last season. Bending at times but never breaking, Haslett’s defense held off the Cowboys comeback attempt on Thanksgiving Day and in Week 17, with the NFC East title on the line, forced Tony Romo into three interceptions.

But last season is last and it’s time to start a new winning streak that will hopefully end with similar results.

With two of his key contributors returning from suspension and plenty of time to analyze what they prefer to do besides throwing the ball to our linebackers, Haz opened his press conference with who else—Romo and his ability to extend plays.

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Week 6 Redskins Fantasy Roundup

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 10, 2013 – 10:54 am

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Sunday night’s matchup could be an offensive shootout between Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys.

I don’t want to give the Cowboys too much credit now because there’s no need to go overboard after five games of the season–especially with them–but they are a top 10 offense at the moment.

Having said that, if the Redskins duplicate either performance against the arch-rival from a season ago then there will be a lot of smiling Redskins fans come Monday morning–and a lot of overly exuberant fantasy owners whose come-from-behind victory started with their decision to put a Redskin in their starting lineup.

I won’t take full credit, but I hope this fantasy projections and ranking roundup at least helps in the decision process unless you’re the owner of SkinsRule28. This week is mine!

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Kurt Gouveia Inducted Into Polynesian HOF

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 10, 2013 – 10:06 am

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In early September, the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced the finalists for its inaugural class. Enriched by several players and coaches connected to the Washington Redskins, the selection committee thought long over which candidates were most deserving of being part of the prestigious inaugural group.

After a thorough selection process, former Redskins Kurt Keola Gouveia is among the seven inductees.

Playing with a level of passion for the game dating back to his days on the Hawaiian Islands as a young boy, Gouveia was undeterred by his eight round selection in the 1986 NFL Draft. Instead, he used it as motivation.

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An Unexpected Dallas Story

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on October 10, 2013 – 9:12 am

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(AP)

The kindness of strangers and a gift from the Cowboys come to mind when practice squad player Troy Kropog looks back at his life in Dallas circa 2005.

When I floated around the Redskins locker room Wednesday gathering handshakes and introductions like a politician, I didn’t expect to hear a story like Kropog’s. I saw a large man sitting alone at his locker. I approached, introduced myself and asked if he had any connection to Dallas.

The offensive lineman said not really. He lived there once as an evacuee.

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