1. Flashback Monday: Skins shatter Meadowlands jinx

    The 1991 Washington Redskins were a perfect storm composed of talented, determined players and a coaching staff pushing the right buttons at exactly the right moment. This Week 8 game is a great illustration of that as the RealRedskins...

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  2. Jim Zorn's Identity Can Be Seen Through His Roster

    A look at the final roster for the Washington Redskins tells me that Jim Zorn is hoping for the best but preparing for the worst when it comes to the team's offensive output in 2008...

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  3. Stirring a Frosty pot

    I have a moderate issue with former Redskins punter Derrick Frost complaining that the Redskins cut him just because Durant Brooks was a draft pick. He told Jason LaCanfora of the Post:"I feel like I was dealt with dishonestly...

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  4. Wade, Mason cut, all 10 picks make it

    This is going to be quick here as I'm on my way out the door to a wedding.As I mentioned earlier, all 10 draft picks made the final roster...

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  5. Flashback Saturday: Skins and fans invade NYC

    You're probably going to see "Polo Grounds" as the venue for this game and immediately your eyes will glaze over. But if you'll stick with it, you'll find a great story of a bunch of fans so ...

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  6. Jon Jansen on the Bubble?

    It has been pretty obvious to all who have watched the Washington Redskins this year that Jon Jansen has been struggling. It has been widely assumed, however, that Jansen would get some time in the regular season to work through his issues...

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  7. Skins-Jags after further review

    There isn't a whole lot to recap about a very forgettable exhibition by the Washington Redskins last night, but here are a few leftovers:The Flavor VanillaJim Zorn and Jason Campbell both said ...

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  8. Flashback Friday—Moseley boots Giants

    I'll be posting some Redskins-Giants classics over the next week leading up to the season opener on Thursday. This one from December 19, 1982 needs no introduction for the readers of this blog...

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  9. Redskins-Jags fourth quarter

    --Justin Tryon with a couple of pass breakups. As I said before, I think his speed gets him a roster spot as a work in progress. --They've started a wave, which isn't a very smart thing to do when your team has the ball...

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  10. Redskins-Jags third quarter

    --Kelly is dressed in full pads, but he is not carrying a helmet, so it's doubtful that he's going to be able to play. --Frost boomed a punt 61 yards, but it got returned 37 by Bolton...

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  11. Defensive coverage

    Got a question from the Old Ref, I didn't think it was directed towards a player, so I'll give it a go:The gap between CB pass coverage and Safety coverage looks worrisome...

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  12. Redskins-Jags second quarter

    Note: --The CoveritLive software isn't working. Actually, there isn't enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I'm going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate...

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  13. Redskins-Jags first quarter

    Note: --The CoveritLive software isn't working. Actually, there isn't enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I'm going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate...

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  14. Skins-Jags Pregame

    --The CoveritLive software isn't working. Actually, there isn't enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I'm going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate...

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  15. Live blog plus ask your questions—Skins vs. Jags

    Update: --The CoveritLive software isn’t working. Actually, there isn’t enough bandwidth for it to work here at FedEx. I’m going to have to do this the old-fashioned way and update quarter by quarter or more frequently as events dictate.

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  16. For starters, first team offense will play

    As you probably have read, Jim Zorn has decided to play the offensive starters for a series or two tonight in the Washington Redskins' preseason finale...

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  17. Get into the Skins' locker room

    The RealRedskins.com live blog of the Redskins-Jaguars preseason game will have a few twists that will make it different from the four we've done so far this year.First, it will be coming from the press box at FedEx Field...

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  18. Washington Redskins' Battle for Punter Remains Close

    There are those that think that Washington Redskins punter Derrick Frost saved his job on Saturday night by punting for a nice average in the 'Skins' dismal defeat at the hands of the Carolina Panthers...

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  19. Ranking the Washington Redskins: 11-20

    I'm continuing here with my annual ranking of the Washington Redskins' front line players. It's purely subjective and it's based on my perception of each player's value to the team...

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  20. Fox chased, two others cut

    Vernon Fox became another victim of a strong Washington Redskins youth movement at the safety position.Fox and former Oakland Raider Stu Schweigert were supposed to add veteran depth to a young and inexperienced Redskins safety corps...

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  21. Two Seasons Turn on Hinges

    Two plays in the second quarter of two preseason games, taking place at roughly the same time, one in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the other in Charlotte, North Carolina and both involving famous defensive ends...

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  22. Flashback Friday: Redskins vs. Panthers timeline

    Here's a look at some of the history between the Washington Redskins and the Carolina Panthers. Owned The Redskins and Panthers have played just eight times with the Redskins holding a 6-1 series advantage...

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  23. Ranking the Washington Redskins 21-30

    It's time for my annual, purely subjective ranking of the Washington Redskins' 30 front-line players. The lists consists of the 22 offensive and defensive starters, four special teams ...

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  24. Skins vs. Panthers Live Blog on Saturday

    We had a pretty good crowd for last week's live blog of the Jets game, and we're going to crank up Cover It Live again for the game at Carolina this coming Saturday...

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  25. Washington Redskins 53-Man Roster Nearly Settled

    Tell me again why we need so many preseason games? Supposedly, the reason for playing 16 quarters—20 in the case of the Washington Redskins—of full-dress football that doesn't count ...

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