27 NFL Power Rankings: Redskins ranked an average 15.22

27 NFL Power Rankings:  Redskins ranked an average 15.22

Each week we keep a table of NFL Power Rankings.  The list will grow as the season grows.  As of now, we have listed 27 NFL Power Rankings and the Redskins rank spot in each one and the change from the previous week.  Check it out here.  We update this table every Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are what a few of the Power Rankings are saying after Week One about the Washington Redskins. the Score…

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Monday AM Pundits: Media comments on the Redskins win over the Cards

Monday AM Pundits:  Media comments on the Redskins win over the Cards

The Washington Redskins won their season openers over the Arizona Cardinals 24-6.  It was the first season opener win for head coach Jay Gruden.  Here is what the media had to say. MMQB, SI.com 4. Hey, that Washington football team in the NFC East is getting overlooked! Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson both looked great in their debuts against arguably one of the five worst teams in the NFL. Let’s check back in after the…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week One against the Cards

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Week One against the Cards

The Washington Redskins won their season opener 24-6 with a striking first half, that saw the Redskins dominated the time of possession 23:57 to 7:03.  QB Alex Smith completed 21 of 30 passes for 255 yards and 2 TD passes, in his first game as the Redskins signal caller.  Here are our Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down for week one. Redskins Thumbs Up RB Chris Thompson.  What a return game for Chris Thompson, coming back…

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Game Day Week One: Redskins v. Cardinals

Game Day Week One:  Redskins v. Cardinals

It’s Game Day Week One and the Washington Redskins travel to Arizona to start the 2018 NFL season against the Cardinals.  The Redskins enter week one with a retooled offense with a new quarterback in veteran Alex Smith.  The season isn’t starting exactly as planned, with a season ending injury to second round pick RB Derrius Guice.  They go from a promising rookie running back to a legendary veteran in Adrian Peterson.  That couldn’t have…

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LetsGoRedskins.com Pick Six: NFL Week One

LetsGoRedskins.com Pick Six:   NFL Week One

Each week of the season, the writers here at LetsGoRedskins.com will pick five of the best games we select and the Redskins game each week.  We will pick the winners and keep a won/loss tally. It’s about bragging rights!  So Let’s see who fares the best! Game on. San Francisco at Minnesota: Tom:  MINN Tom B.:  MINN Mark:  MINN Tampa Bay at New Orleans: Tom:  NO Tom B.:  NO Mark:  NO Kansas City at Los…

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Adrian Peterson to start for the Redskins

Adrian Peterson to start for the Redskins

The Washington Redskins have named RB Adrian Peterson the starter for the opener on Sunday.  Peterson was assigned late after the season ending injury to Derrius Guice. Peterson appeared one one preseason game for Washington.  In the third preseason game, Peterson was impressive, carrying the ball 11 times for 56 yards.  That is an average of 5.6 yards per carry.  Peterson will be backed up by Rob Kelly and Samaje Perine, with Chris Thompson returning…

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Redskins start the season in the bottom half of the NFL

Redskins start the season in the bottom half of the NFL

Expectedly, the Washington Redskins will start the 2018 NFL season at the bottom half of the NFL, in terms of power rankings.  And why wouldn’t they?  It is a show me league from season to season. In our initial NFL Power Rankings, we have 17 NFL Power Rankings listed.  When averaging them all out, the Redskins have an average rank of 22.59. Now, don’t get mad and frustrated with some of the NFL Power Rankings…

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Byron Marshall to the IR for the Redskins

Byron Marshall to the IR for the Redskins

The Washington Redskins placed RB Byron Marshall on the injured reserve. The fact that Marshall made the final 53 tells me that they plan to have him back later in the season. The Redskins did draw some criticism when they released RB Kapri Bibbs.  What this move tells me is that the Redskins coaching staff really likes Marshall better.  That’s evidenced by the not releasing him then placing him on the IR. The Redskins head…

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Redskins road to the 53 man roster

Redskins road to the 53 man roster

The Washington Redskins, along with the rest of the NFL, have to get down to the final 53 man roster today.  Here are the cuts we know. TE/FB J.P. Holtz S Quin Blanding LB Jerod Fernandez LB Cassanova McKinzy DL JoJo Wicker WR Brian Quick RB Kapri Bibbs OL John Kling OLB Vontae Diggs OLB Pete Robertson OL Isaiah Williams TE Matt Flanagan WR Dan Williams G Kyle Kalis OL T.J. Clemmings WR Shay Fields…

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