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Oct 5, 2017
Redskins at the bye: Three things we’ve learned, and three questions that remain

Redskins at the bye: Three things we’ve learned, and three questions that remain

The Washington Redskins just wrapped up the first quarter of the season, and after this week’s bye, they will kick off the second quarter of the season with a home game against the San Francisco 49ers. It’s easy to say that at 2-2, the Redskins are right about where they should be. Entering the season, […]
Oct 4, 2017
Redskins mailbag: Looking at the Chiefs loss, the first four weeks and expectations going forward

Redskins mailbag: Looking at the Chiefs loss, the first four weeks and expectations going forward

The Washington Redskins find themselves in a fairly decent position as owners of a 2-2 record at the bye. They’ve displayed growth over the past four weeks, but more growth is still necessary. In today’s mailbag, we look back at some of this, talk about expectations going forward, and also take one last look at […]
Oct 3, 2017
Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Chiefs

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss to the Chiefs

The Washington Redskins enter the bye week with a 2-2 record after a tough loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night. They had their chances, and they certainly gave the Chiefs more of a fight than some within Kansas City’s organization admitted after the game. But, ultimately, the Redskins fell short and will look […]
Sep 29, 2017
Chiefs scouting report: Kareem Hunt and Justin Houston are players to watch

Chiefs scouting report: Kareem Hunt and Justin Houston are players to watch

The Washington Redskins try to improve to 3-1 on the season as they take on the Kansas City Chiefs Monday at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN. The Redskins are seven-point underdogs and seek their first win at Arrowhead Stadium in the history of the franchise. The Chiefs enter this game with a 3-0 record after a […]
Sep 29, 2017
Five story lines to follow in Monday night’s Redskins-Chiefs matchup

Five story lines to follow in Monday night’s Redskins-Chiefs matchup

  The Washington Redskins on Monday play their second prime time matchup in as many weeks as they travel to Kansas City to take on the unbeaten Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Yesterday we went over some of the key matchups for this game. Now here are the five top story lines to follow: 1. Redskins-Chiefs history: They’ve […]
Sep 28, 2017
Thursday takeaways: Nsekhe’s surgery, Reed’s progress, Cousins’ wife in labor

Thursday takeaways: Nsekhe’s surgery, Reed’s progress, Cousins’ wife in labor

Here are the top takeaways coming out of Thursday’s practice and locker room availability at Redskins Park. 1.) Surgery for Nsekhe: Backup offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe had to have surgery to repair the core muscle injury that he suffered in Sunday night’s win over the Raiders. The injury is the same thing as a sports hernia, […]
Sep 28, 2017
Redskins-Chiefs: Key matchups for Monday night’s game

Redskins-Chiefs: Key matchups for Monday night’s game

The Redskins will try to build on their two wins with a Week 4 Monday night matchup at Arrowhead Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs (3-0) run one of the more interesting offenses in the NFL and boast a rookie running back that has positively taken the league by storm. That’s just one of […]
Sep 27, 2017
In one play, Redskins’ Josh Doctson earned trust and offered a sign of things to come

In one play, Redskins’ Josh Doctson earned trust and offered a sign of things to come

It was one catch. One play. But in the nine seconds in which wide receiver Josh Doctson raced downfield, elevated and attacked a slightly underthrown Kirk Cousins pass, snatched it from the air before cornerback David Amerson could, then trotted across the goal line for a 52-yard touchdown. And in so doing, Doctson flashed everything the […]
Sep 26, 2017
Redskins mailbag: Protest aftermath, bright spots from the Raiders win and more

Redskins mailbag: Protest aftermath, bright spots from the Raiders win and more

The Washington Redskins took another step in the right direction as they upset the visiting Raiders 27-10 Sunday night. We discuss a number of the standout moments and performances from that game in this week’s mailbag. Thanks, as always for taking part, and keep those questions coming. E-mail me at mike.jones@washpost.com with the subject line, […]
Sep 25, 2017
Ty Nsekhe to see specialist for core injury, while Reed, Kelley, Foster remain day-to-day

Ty Nsekhe to see specialist for core injury, while Reed, Kelley, Foster remain day-to-day

Redskins backup offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe suffered a core muscle injury in Sunday night’s 27-10 win over the Raiders and will see a specialist in Philadelphia. Coach Jay Gruden said that Nsekhe could miss some game action because of the injury. Nsekhe, the backup at both left tackle and right tackle for the Redskins, was originally […]
Sep 25, 2017
Five observations from the Redskins’ dominant win over the Raiders

Five observations from the Redskins’ dominant win over the Raiders

The Washington Redskins improved to 2-1 on Sunday night after an impressive win over the Oakland Raiders. An all-around team effort, the game saw Washington outgain Oakland 472 yards to 128. The Redskins hadn’t statistically dominated an opponent by such a commanding margin (344 yards) since outgaining the Chicago Bears by 385 yards on Dec. […]
Sep 22, 2017
Raiders scouting report: Carr, Lynch lead balanced offense while Mack stars on defense

Raiders scouting report: Carr, Lynch lead balanced offense while Mack stars on defense

The Redskins return to FedEx Field on Sunday night when they host the Raiders at 8:30 p.m. on NBC, the first of their two consecutive prime time games. Despite playing at home, the Redskins are three-point underdogs to the Raiders, who are an early pick as to contend for the Super Bowl. Offensive player to […]
Sep 21, 2017
Redskins-Raiders: Key matchups to follow in Sunday’s game

Redskins-Raiders: Key matchups to follow in Sunday’s game

Back home after a trip out to Los Angeles, the Redskins aim to build on the victory over the Rams. But it won’t be easy. They welcome a potent Oakland Raiders team to FedEx Field at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on NBC. The Redskins know they’ll have to put together another diverse outing on offense and […]
Sep 20, 2017
Wednesday takeaways: Chris Thompson’s role, injury updates and Su’a Cravens

Wednesday takeaways: Chris Thompson’s role, injury updates and Su’a Cravens

Mike Jones offers his top takeaways from Wednesday’s practice and locker room availability. 1. Thompson’s role: Third-down back Chris Thompson has gotten off to an impressive start, averaging a career-best 13.5 rushing yards a carry and 11.6 yards per catch to go with three touchdowns (two rushing and one receiving) in two games. That production, plus […]

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