Adrian Peterson Wins Player of the Week Award

Adrian Peterson Wins Player of the Week Award

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week minutes ago. Peterson continues to showcase the ageless skills that have made him one of the steals of this year’s afterthought free-agent market. His spectacular 64-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter sealed the Redskins‘ 20-13 victory over the New York Giants. The 33-year-old churned out 149 yards on 26 carries and, in the process, passed Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett for…

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Redskins Monday AM Pundit Report: ‘Skins beat the Giants 20-13

Redskins Monday AM Pundit Report:  ‘Skins beat the Giants 20-13

The Washington Redskins won their third consecutive game and improved to 5-2 on the season after a 20-13 win on the road against division rival New York Giants.  The win kept the Redskins 1.5 games ahead of second place Philadelphia, in the NFC East.   Here is what your Monday morning media had to say. NFL Week 8 Grades, CBS Sports Two months ago, no one wanted Adrian Peterson, and now, he’s mowing down the…

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Redskins Thumbs and Thumbs Down, Redskins beat the Giants

Redskins Thumbs and Thumbs Down, Redskins beat the Giants

The Washington Redskins defeated the New York Giants  20-13 as the Washington Redskins to improve to 5-2 and keep total command of the NFC East. Here are our Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down. Redskins Thumbs Up Defensive Line:  RB Saquon Barkley, the next ‘big thing’, managed just 38 yards.  Thats not even it though.  The Redskins defensive front sacked QB Eli Manning SIX times.  The Redskins defensive line is one of the best in…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: 20-17 Win Over Dallas

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  20-17 Win Over Dallas

With the Washington Redskins 20-17 win over arch-rival Dallas Cowboys and a Phildelpahia Eagles loss, the Redskins takes full command of the NFC East.  The Redskins improve to 4-2 while both Dallas and Philadelphia fall to 3-4.  Here are our thumbs up and thumbs down. REDSKINS THUMBS UP Defensive Line:   We will say the same below.  This game was won in the trenches.  The Redskins defensive line dominated this game, keeping pressure on Dallas QB…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Redskins beat Panthers 23-17

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Redskins beat Panthers 23-17

The Washington Redskins improved to 3-2 and maintained their perch atop the NFC East with a 23-17 win over the Carolina Panthers.  The win was a big one for the Redskins, as dvision rival Philadelphia and Dallas both notched wins.  Here are our Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down for this week. Redskins THUMBS UP CB Josh Norman:  Let’s face it, last week was a bade week for Josh Norman.  He didn’t play well at…

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Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down: Week Three Against the Packers

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down:  Week Three Against the Packers

The Washington Redskins improved to 2-1 on the season with a convincing 31-17 win at home against the Green Bay Packers.  The Redskins offensive pummeled Green Bay in the first half, taking a commanding 28-10 lead into half time.  The defense took over from there, shutting down the Packers and sacking QB Aaron Rodgers four times.  Here are our Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down. REDSKINS THUMBS UP Adrian Peterson:  After an impressive opening game for…

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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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