Alex Smith not expected to be ready for start of 2019 season

Alex Smith not expected to be ready for start of 2019 season

It is well known that Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith suffered a devastating injury, a compound fracture that has caused significant post injury infections.  Reports now surface that he likely will not be ready for the start of the 2019 season. “No one has been able to definitively say he is going to play football going forward,” Rapoport said. “Of course everyone hopes that he is, but if you’re the Washington Redskins the reality is…

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Redskins sign Mark Sanchez

Redskins sign Mark Sanchez

The Washington Redskins signed journeyman QB Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy, the former number two who became the starter after Alex Smith was lost for the season with a broken fibula and broken tibia. Sanchez was presumably chosen over other uninspiring candidates because of his ties to various members of the Redskins offensive coaching staff. Offensive Coordinator Matt Cavanaugh was the Jets QB coach from 2009-2012 when Sanchez was the starting QB of…

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Redskins Goats & Greats: Game 10

Redskins Goats & Greats: Game 10

GOATS ALEX SMITH — I hate do kick a guy when he’s down, but Alex Smith struggled mightily yesterday before the gruesome injury that ended his 2018 season. He completed a mere 12 of 27 passes for 135 yards and two interceptions. At times, Smith seemed to move the team well, but the pick-6 thrown in Houston’s end was by far the biggest play of the game (as far as determining the outcome) and Smith’s…

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The Redskins are now riding with QB Colt McCoy

The Redskins are now riding with QB Colt McCoy

The Washington lost starting QB Alex Smith for the season.  Smith got sacked in the second half and during that Sack, Smith suffered a compound fracture with a broken tibia and fibula.  Needless to say, Smith is done for the rest of the season. With that, the first place Redskins will turn to QB Colt McCoy.  With the loss to Houston today, the Redskins fall to 6-4 and Dallas improved to 5-5.  Washington faces Dallas…

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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 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: 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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