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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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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Redskins sign QB Colt McCoy to a contract extension

Redskins sign QB Colt McCoy to a contract extension

Well, if you were wondering whether the acquisition of QB Kevin Hogan signaled a move away from QB Colt McCoy, think again.   McCoy, the backup quarterback for the Redskins since  2014, signed an extension through the 2019 season. The value of the extension is reportedly $7 million with several void and buyback provisions.  McCoy’s 2018 contract is totaled at $3.6 million. With Alex Smith signed long term, McCoy appears to be set to be…

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2018 Redskins Position Previews: Quarterback

2018 Redskins Position Previews: Quarterback

With 2018 training camp only days away, we begin the annual Redskins Position Previews. We will look at every position on the team, the players vying for jobs, and try to figure out who will still be wearing a burgundy and gold uniform when the regular season begins — and what their role will be. Projected starters are in bold. We begin today with Quarterback. ON THE ROSTER: Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan NEW:…

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How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

How the Redskins Draft Will Impact their Roster

Now that the 2018 NFL Draft is over, it’s time to consider how the players selected will affect the roster that finally takes the field for real games in early September. For a quick refresher on who the Skins added in the Draft, see THIS and THIS. QUARTERBCK (3) Alex Smith, Colt McCoy, Kevin Hogan No quarterbacks taken, which is whatI expected. I think the Skins like Kevin Hogan, whom they recently acquired in a…

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