1. Redskins Vs. Steelers Review: QB Jason Campbell

    Coming off a solid-but-forgettable debut against the Baltimore Ravens last week, Redskins starting QB Jason Campbell had an opportunity against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday night to take the proverbial bull by the horns...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 5 years ago 483 reads 2 comments

  2. Preseason Week 2: QB Hopes Top Redskins Wish List

    With one preseason “game” under our belts—last week’s 23-0 bummer against the Baltimore Ravens—I have pared the wish list down for week two:I...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 5 years ago 249 reads 1 comments

  3. The Michael Vick Conundrum

    So...Michael Vick.I wasn’t intending to "go there" in this space. To me, this is a straight social issue, and only tangentially Redskins-related in that Vick’s new team, the Philadelphia Eagles, play in the same division...

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  4. Review: Jason Campbell's Six Passing Plays

    A lot of people seem to think there was a football game played at M&T Bank Stadium Thursday night. I’m not one of them.Don’t worry...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 5 years ago 382 reads 3 comments

  5. Jason Campbell and the Washington Redskins: One Split Second Away

    Have you seen this man? (Photo by Brian Schurman) If you have seen him—sometimes brilliant, sometimes frustrating, ever the work-in-progress—the Redskins will remain what they have been for years...

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  6. Brian Orakpo and Redskins Reaction

    I admit it.When the NY Jets moved up to grab Franchise QB-designee Mark Sanchez with the fifth overall selection of the 2009 NFL Draft on Saturday, and the realization set in that there would ...

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  7. The Washington Redskins' O-Line: Tale Of the Tape

    Continuing the offseason look into the current state of the Redskins' lines of scrimmage and how they arrived there.....

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  8. Redskins 2009 Preseason Schedule (Premature) Release

    It only lasted a few seconds, but I caught a whiff of football today. Aug 13 @Baltimore 7:30PMAug 20-24 vs.PittsburghAug 28 vs.New England 8PMSept 3-4 @Jacksonville Funny how the mind works...

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  9. NFL Draft: A Brief History of Pick No. 243

    In its charity and wisdom, the National Football League has awarded the Washington Redskins one compensatory draft pick in the upcoming 2009 NFL Draft...

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  10. NFL Draft: A History Of Pick No. 13

    NFL Draft: History of Pick No.13 On April 25, the Washington Redskins will exercise their right to claim the 13th selection in the 2009 NFL Draft...

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  11. Meanwhile, Back at Redskins Park...

    Ninety-nine percent of Redskins talk these days centers on the nut-and-bolt specifics of certain roster spots—primarily SAM linebacker, defensive end and offensive tackle—and ...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 249 reads 6 comments

  12. Washington Redskins Offseason Chronicles: Snowed Again

    So I'm sitting home today, drafting a piece about the gaping hole the Redskins have at SAM linebacker (hey, it snowed), when I get word they have just released defensive end Jason Taylor...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 94 reads 2 comments

  13. Washington Redskins: Sounds Of Silence

    Three kinds of silence have been on my mind this week.I. The one coming from Ashburn. I don’t know about you, but after the clamor of recent offseasons past, I'm finding the current calm quite comforting...

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  14. Remembering the 2008 Washington Redskins

    It has only been four weeks since the Washington Redskins wrapped up their 2008 season. And yet, even as the ups and downs of a season both energizing and exhausting begins to recede in the rear view mirror, it has already begun to crystallize in memory..

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  15. Arizona Cardinals? The Conference Championships

    For all the fun we’ve had at Jim Mora’s expense over the years, he still gets credit for uttering the single most resonant comment about the National Football League in its storied history...

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  16. NFL Divisional Playoffs: Best Weekend in Sports

    In my world, the NFL Divisional Playoffs are quite simply the best weekend in sports.There may be other two-day events in the conversation–NCAA Final Four, final two rounds of ...

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  17. Washington Redskins: What Went Wrong in 2008

    So that's that. With their loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the 2008 Washington Redskins (8-8) capped off a rollercoaster season—one that began with tumultuous regime ...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 481 reads 15 comments

  18. 2008 Redskins: Exit, Stage Left

    The Washington Redskins will play the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 28, 2008, in their final game of this NFL season...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 271 reads 8 comments

  19. A Christmas Wish

    For me life has always been about moments. You can’t plan them, can’t anticipate them. And if you are too caught on your way somewhere to really be where you are, it’s easy to miss them...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 119 reads 4 comments

  20. Washington Redskins 10, Philadelphia Eagles 3: A Defensive Parting Gift

    Tempting as it is to weigh in on the big picture—the front office, the quarterback position, Jim Zorn’s pass offense, part two of Breaking Down the Lines, etc...

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  21. Redskins: Breaking Down the Lines (Pt. 1)

    I have been beating the drum recently about the woeful state of the Washington Redskins offensive and defensive lines...

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  22. Redskins Vs Ravens: Assessing The Damage

    I wrote last week that for the rest of the 2008 season, I would be studying the Redskins for certain indicators—both in terms of their chances of qualifying for a wild card playoff spot and, more importantly, with a critical eye toward the future...

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  23. Lambs and Bulls (A Washington Redskins Story)

    Only one good thing came out of the butt-kicking the NY Giants laid on the Redskins last Sunday:Clarity. We know who the 2008 Redskins are.What this Redskins team has shown is the ability to win the games it “should...

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  24. "Sean's Gone"

    This was written the day Sean Taylor died. For the past few days I have searched for the right words to say one year later ... and found none. The raw immediacy may have passed, but the emotional echoes remain...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about over 5 years ago 264 reads 4 comments

  25. Redskins-Seahawks: Not Just Another Sunday Drive

    The Washington Redskins have faced two “must win” games in 2008.The first came early, in Week Two against New Orleans...

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