1. The Tuesday Take—Just One Game

    Crow is a popular dish around town today.Everyone from the elite media to the sports yappers at the bars and on the radio and those who pound away on the message boards is now reconsidering ...

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

  2. Redskins Saints Turning Point

    The Redskins were almost done.After Reggie Bush returned a punt 55 yards for a touchdown near the end of the third quarter to give the Saints a 24-15 lead, the Redskins had gone three and out...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  3. Redskins-Saints: A Quick Take

    First, sorry about the problems with the live blog. It worked a couple of weeks ago, but today I just couldn't keep a connection alive. And during the brief periods of connection that I did have, Word was freezing up on me...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  4. Redskins Saints fourth quarter

    Pretty good field position for the Redskins after Bush draws a taunting penalty on the punt return. They're set up at their own 38 with another critical drive. 13:59—Three and out...

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

  5. Redskins Saints third quarter

    13:30—Redskins play tough two plays and the Thomas has nobody hear him on third and nine. I was about to write that the Saints have done, in the words of their former coach, diddly-poo offensively...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  6. Redskins Saints second quarter

    FG Suisham 36Redskins 6, Saints 0--The defense is playing Reggie Bush tough. I doubt he has a net of anything.12:41—Jason Taylor's first NFL sack is for a loss of 12 of second and nine...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  7. Redskins-Saints first quarter

    12:21—The Skins are on the move, with Campbell completing his first three passes, the last two for first downs. He didn't release either of the passes quickly, but they found their targets...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  8. Saints' defense ailing

    The New Orleans Saints' #1 receiver Marques Coltson isn't the only starter who won't see action on Sunday when they travel to FedEx Field to play the Washington Redskins...

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  9. Skins will need a fast start on Sunday

    There is one line of thinking that says that the Washington Redskins will have to run the ball well in order to beat the New Orleans Saints at FedEx Field on Sunday. The game plan needs to be Portis right, Portis left and Betts up the middle...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  10. Flashback Friday: Vince Lombardi's 'Skins vs. the New Orleans Saints

    "Gentlemen," the coach said, "it is not true that I can walk across the Potomac. Not even when it is frozen." The assembled media mass at the Sheraton Carlton in downtown Washington laughed on cue...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  11. Skins vs. Saints blog—live from FedEx Field

    It doesn't get any better than this.A live blog of a real game from the stadium.I'll be in the press box at FedEx Field sending along my observation as the game between the Washington Redskins and New Orleans Saints unfolds...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 131 reads 0 comments

  12. The Tuesday Take: Misperception

    To open up the 2007 season, the New York Giants went on the road to play the Dallas Cowboys. They lost 45-35 in a game that was not as close as the final score indicated...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 227 reads 5 comments

  13. Jason Campbell Will Be Gifted a Wonderful Opportunity

    The New Orleans Saints can make any quarterback look like Tony Romo. In 2007, the Saints' defense allowed opposing QBs a combined passer rating of 96.9. That's just a shade behind the season rating posted of 97...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 252 reads 7 comments

  14. Washington Redskins-New Orleans Saints First Take

    The Washington Redskins have their work cut out for them on Sunday. The New Orleans Saints come marching in to FedEx Field fresh off of a 24-20 win over Tampa Bay...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 474 reads 1 comments

  15. A shotgun wedding

    Jason Campbell is going to be moving backwards in an effort to move the Washington Redskins ' offense forward...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  16. Post gets it right--almost

    I don't intend to make this into a media critic blog or anything like that, but the media coverage of the Redskins is a topic that seems to be of interest to many of the readers here, judging ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 187 reads 1 comments

  17. Doom and gloom from the Post

    I expect the message board community and the postgame show callers to overreact after one season-opening loss...

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  18. Shawn Springs Is Out

    The accidental kick in the calf that Shawn Springs received from teammate Marcus Washington in practice earlier this week turns out to be a real kick in the ass for the 'Skins' defense...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  19. Live Blog Redskins vs Giants

    Hello and welcome to the first live blog of the 2008 season. The buildup and the talking are over and it's time to see what we have in Jim Zorn's Washington Redskins.We'll get started at about 6:00 and kickoff is scheduled for 7:00...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  20. Redskins-Giants: Prediction

    Predicting NFL games is folly. It's even worse when it comes to the first game of the season when one of the teams has a new coach with a new offensive scheme and the other has variables ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  21. 2008 Redskins: Stuck in the muddled middle

    A lot of things about the Washington Redskins will be different in 2008. There is the new head coach in Jim Zorn and a new offensive coordinator in Sherman Smith bringing in a new offense...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 71 reads 0 comments

  22. Skins-Giants first take

    My initial impression of the upcoming Washington Redskins-New York Giants game is that this is a winnable game for the Redskins.That doesn't mean that I'm going to pick them to win. I'm not sure about that just yet...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 71 reads 0 comments

  23. Live blog of a real game—Redskins vs. Giants

    On Thursday, the live blogging gets serious.The Redskins take on the Giants and be sure to join me here at RealRedskins.com for the live blog of the game. If you've enjoyed the preseason sessions, log on and invite a friend or two...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  24. Getting the Scoop on the Washington Redskins

    I mentioned this a couple of months ago, when the start of the Redskins' season seemed to be so very far away. Now that it's just two days away, I thought I'd bring it up again...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 200 reads 0 comments

  25. Ranking the Washington Redskins, 1-10

    Here they are, the top-10 Redskins. The ranking consists of the 22 offensive and defensive starters, four special-teams positions (place kicker, punter, snapper, and kick returner), a relief ...

    Rich Tandler Written by Rich Tandler about 6 years ago 342 reads 1 comments