1. Cofield's Loss Tests Depth, Versatility

    The Redskins liked what they had entering the season, even with Stephen Bowen sidelined for at least six weeks -- and maybe more. And even with a backup nose tackle done for the season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 156 reads 0 comments

  2. Redskins Return to Work to Fix 'Monumental' but 'Correctable' Mistakes

    The Redskins get back to work today preparing for Jaguars on Sunday and trying to get their first win since November 3 of last year...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 209 reads 0 comments

  3. Linebacker Brian Orakpo Yet to Flex Pass-Rushing Muscle

    Playing under the NFL franchise tag rather than a long-term contract during his sixth season with the Washington Redskins , Brian Orakpo has plenty of incentive to post gaudy numbers this season...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 529 reads 0 comments

  4. Jay Gruden Would Be Wrong to Ditch the Read-Option Altogether

    He may not like it, but Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden would be wrong to ditch the read-option altogether...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 4,263 reads 19 comments

  5. Gruden Wishes He Had Called More Run Plays Sunday

    One of the strongest criticisms Redskins fans had for coach Jay Gruden following Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans centered on the abandonment of the rushing attack. Those fans will be happy to know Gruden agrees with them...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 441 reads 1 comments

  6. Redskins Place Barry Cofield on Short-Term IR

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 1,422 reads 0 comments

  7. Redskins Place DT Cofield on Short-Term IR Among 7 Roster Moves

    NEWS: The # Redskins announce several roster moves, including moving NT Barry Cofield to IR (designated to return)...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 126 reads 0 comments

  8. Reports: Redskins to Place NT Barry Cofield on Short-Term IR

    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — The Washington Redskins have placed nose tackle Barry Cofield on short-term injured reserve, multiple outlets have confirmed...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 224 reads 0 comments

  9. Who Will Fill in at Nose Tackle for the Redskins While Cofield Isout?

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 9, five days before the Washington Redskins open their home season against the Jaguars .....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 530 reads 0 comments

  10. Trent Murphy Gets Jitters out in First NFL Game

    After getting some of the jitters out early in his first NFL regular season game, Washington Redskins rookie linebacker Trent Murphy was at ease for most of Sunday's season opener against the Houston Texans ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 381 reads 0 comments

  11. Jay Gruden's Honesty Could Be Best Policy

    He's refreshing and candid. He's blunt, frank and anything else you want to use to describe a guy unafraid to drop an honest assessment. That's Jay Gruden, though this honesty is nothing new -- it's been going on since he arrived in Washington ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 925 reads 1 comments

  12. Orakpo Wants Roughing the Passer to Be Reviewable on Replay

    When Washington lost on Sunday at Houston, the Texans ' game-clinching field goal was aided in part by a roughing the passer call for a hit that Jarvis Jenkins laid on Ryan Fitzpatrick...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 313 reads 0 comments

  13. Jay Gruden Must Adapt Play-Calling to Suit Robert Griffin III

    Jay Gruden 's first regular-season game calling plays for Robert Griffin III produced a tepid and stunted offensive display in Week 1...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 6,765 reads 55 comments

  14. Gruden on Griffin: 'Pretty Good but Not Quite Good Enough'

    After reviewing footage of Sunday's 17-6 defeat at Houston , Redskins Coach Jay Gruden was no less candid about the performance of quarterback Robert Griffin III than he was any other member of the team — or himself...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 1,020 reads 0 comments

  15. What Alfred Morris' Week 1 Performance Means for Washington Redskins

    At the center of the Washington Redskins ' season-opening 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans was head coach Jay Gruden 's reluctance to establish Alfred Morris and the running game...

    Marcel Davis Written by Marcel Davis about 1 month ago 7,995 reads 31 comments

  16. Jordan Reed, Barry Cofield Could Both Miss Some Time

    Tight end Jordan Reed has shown flashes of great talent in his brief NFL career, but a concussion kept him out of seven games as a rookie and.....

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 248 reads 0 comments

  17. Williams on Watt: 'Very Little You Can Do'

    HOUSTON -- Observed and heard in the Washington Redskins ' locker room after their 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans .....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 659 reads 0 comments

  18. Defensive Players, Gruden Find Many Flaws Despite Houston's Low Point Total

    Normally when a defense holds the opponent to 10 points and keeps a pair of Pro Bowl players like Arian Foster and Andre Johnson out of the end zone, you can chalk that up as a good day...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 537 reads 0 comments

  19. Washington Redskins Suffer Familiar Problems in Season-Opening Loss to Houston

    There's a line uttered by Matthew McConaughey's character in HBO's brilliant series True Detective : "Someone once told me, 'Time is a flat circle.' Everything we've ever done or will do, we're gonna do over and over and over again...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 2,413 reads 3 comments

  20. The Takeaway: Redskins' Game Plan Was Fine. The Execution Was Lacking

    HOUSTON — The Washington Redskins have a sharp rookie head coach, which Jay Gruden proved by devising a sound offensive game plan to kick off the season Sunday afternoon against the Houston Texans ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 321 reads 1 comments

  21. J.J. Watt Dominates Redskins in All Facets of Season-Opening Win

    The white gloves on the massive hands of J.J. Watt suggest the tenderness of a butler. Watt, however, is a spike-haired menace, prepared for but not stopped...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 164 reads 0 comments

  22. Can the Redskins Win with RG3?

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III did not overwhelm during Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season, going 29-of-37 for 267 yards and no touchdowns in a 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 17,534 reads 114 comments

  23. Crucial Block Changes Game for Redskins

    Redskins running back Roy Helu Jr. shouldered the blame for the blocked punt that helped clinch the Texans ' 17-6 victory on Sunday...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 336 reads 0 comments

  24. Washington Redskins vs Houston Texans: Full Report Card Grades for Washington

    If the Washington Redskins ' 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans is any indication, Washington once again may be one of the biggest teases in the NFL this season...

    Marcel Davis Written by Marcel Davis about 1 month ago 9,680 reads 99 comments

  25. RGIII Admits He Must Pick Up His Level of Play for Redskins to Have a Chance

    Facing soft coverage most of Sunday afternoon while trying to remain upright and avoid J.J. Watt's menacing charge, Robert Griffin III was content with moving the Redskins ' offense ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 2,777 reads 2 comments