1. Jim Zorn: Self-Proclaimed "Worst Coach in America" Still Needed in Washington

    Here I go again. After standing up for the status quo a couple of weeks ago in saying that Jason Campbell should stay behind center for the Washington Redskins, here I am calling for some more stability...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 231 reads 3 comments

  2. Redskins Play a Stinker in Cincy

    Let's dispose of this stinker in a hurry. When Cedric Benson throws 161 combined yards against you, you have no business winning. When you let Ryan Fitzpatrick stand up at the line and bark out audibles like Peyton Manning, you have no business winning...

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  3. Clinton Portis vs. Jim Zorn: A Lose-Lose Situation

    Clinton Portis needs to shut up. Jim Zorn needed to speak up. In choosing to blast Zorn on the John Thompson show (boy, Snyder owning that station really has stifled criticism of the team, ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 287 reads 4 comments

  4. Youth Movement Underway on Washington Redskins' O-Line?

    By necessity, a youth movement is underway on the Redskins' offensive line. With Chris Samuels going onto injured reserve, the Redskins signed Devin Clark from the practice squad...

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  5. Will 10 Wins Get the Washington Redskins In?

    In 2005 and again in 2007, the Washington Redskins faced strings of must-win games in December. They lost to San Diego in the last game of November of '05 to fall to 5-6. They then reeled off five straight wins to grab a wild card spot...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about over 5 years ago 406 reads 4 comments

  6. Benching Jason Campbell Would Be a Big Mistake

    Let’s cut straight to the subject that’s been buzzing around the message board and talk-radio world: Should Jason Campbell be benched? Clearly, his performance has fallen off in the past seven games...

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  7. Tuesday Take—The Drive

    Make no mistake about it, the Washington Redskins' 26-24 win over the Dallas Cowboys was no fluke. The better team won. Not the better collection of talent. Jerry Jones has pieced together an excellent mosaic of individual talent...

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  8. History repeats: Allen's first trip to Dallas

    The Washington Redskins' 26-24 win over the Dallas Cowboys was the first time in 37 years that a Redskins coach has won in his first trip to Dallas...

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  9. Campbell's little play proves to be huge

    With the score tied at 17, the Washington Redskins appeared to have been robbed of a touchdown when a highly questionable holding call negated a Clinton Portis touchdown run...

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  10. Dallas final thoughts

    I could be wrong—I have been before and I will be again—but I really think that the Redskins have a chance of beating Dallas today...

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  11. 12.10.83—Redskins invade Dallas ready for war

    Since the game account from Dallas in '83 has drawn such favorable response, I thought I'd lift this little blub about what was going on the day before the game from my book Gut Check...

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  12. Flashback Friday—12.11.83 The Game

    Texas Stadium--This contest was hyped as much as any regular season game in the history of the league. CBS Sports was promoting the meeting between the two 12-2 teams as simply "The Game"...

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  13. Prediction—Redskins will need a strong air game

    I'm usually a pound the rock guy, especially when playing a quality opponent on the road.Not this Sunday.If the Washington Redskins are going to have a shot at beating the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, they will have to pass early, often, and effectively...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 84 reads 1 comments

  14. Taylor out vs. Dallas

    Jason Taylor will miss the Redskins' game against Dallas, Jim Zorn said today.He was kicked in the calf in the game against Arizona and some swelling and pain came overnight...

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  15. Redskins Cardinals after further review

    The Redskins clearly were better than the Cardinals on Sunday.Not a lot better. Arizona wasn't outclassed, or even outmanned. But the Redskins played better football, smarter football, more opportunistic football...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  16. Redskins Cardinals quick take

    The biggest complaint coming out of the Valley of the Sun today is that the Cardinals were "robbed" of a touchdown when the referee called a delay of game penalty on a fourth and one play on Arizona's first offensive possession...

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  17. Redskins Cardinals fourth quarter

    14:55—Not a great punt by Brooks, but good for 35 and no return.13:34—Another offside on Taylor buys Arizona a down. Instead of third and eight after a five-yard pass it's second and eight...

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  18. Redskins Cardinals third quarter

    To bring out a Capt. Obvious cliché here, it's anyone's ballgame. Campbell seems to have cooled off since completing his first eight passes. He's a streaky passer and if he can get it going, the Skins will be fine...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  19. Redskins Cardinals second quarter

    15:00— We'll see here how Zorn reacts to a takeaway in opponent's territory. I like going for the TD right off the bat. 14:49— Devin Thomas now has two passes thrown to him and two PI calls...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  20. Redskins Cardinals first quarter

    14:56—We have a new press box announcer and it seems that the PR staff is making a great effort to get the information that is spoken over the PA correct...

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  21. Live Blog—Back to the past

    I'm going back to the past in order to try to pull off a live blog of the Redskins-Cardinals game. You guessed it, a dialup connection.I'm not promising anything, but I'm pretty sure I should be able to post live updates from the press box at FedEx...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  22. Flashback Friday—Mel Gray

    Normally this space is given to recount great Redskins victories of the past. This one is about a gut-wrenching defeat. If you want to draw a scowl from any Redskins fan of my generation, there are two names that will do the trick...

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  23. Skins-Cards prediction: It's a matter of time

    To me, the Washington Redskins-Arizona Cardinals game boils down to this: Can the Redskins slow down the Arizona triple threat of Kurt Warner, Larry Fitzgerald, and Anquan Boldin enough ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about almost 6 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  24. Redskins Cardinals First Glance

    In my combined years of blogging, doing a radio show, participating in football pools, and in other venues for predicting the outcomes of football games, I'm pretty sure that I've never picked the Washington Redskins to lose to the St...

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  25. Horton takes POTW honors

    Chris Horton was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.The Washington Redskins rookie safety found out via text message just that morning that he would be making his first NFL start...

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