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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The Redskins maintain Top 5 Defense

The Redskins maintain Top 5 Defense

The Washington Redskins have maintained their status as an NFL Top Five defense in the 2018 season.  They are ranked 5th overall in total team defense. It really is a remarkable turn around for Greg Manusky’s defensive unit.  Most certainly, the big contribution has been a healthy Jonathan Allen and the addition of Da’Ron Payne along the defensive front.   With the talent and personnel Manusky needs, he can now player a more aggressive style of…

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Redskins Rookie Report: Win over Dallas

Redskins Rookie Report:  Win over Dallas

Let’s take a look at the rookies for the Washington Redskins and the contributions they provide.  We will be tracking this weekly. CB Adonis Alexander:  Alexander did not have any defensive snaps, but appear in 10 special teams play.  Alexander will learn and grow with the defense and while he does that he will continue to play on special teams coverages. S Troy Apke:  Apke was inactive due to injury.  Apke was listed as doubtful…

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Redskins Monday AM Pundit Report: ‘Skins beat Cowboys 20-17

Redskins Monday AM Pundit Report:  ‘Skins beat Cowboys 20-17

The Washington Redskins took command of the NFC East with a 20-17 win over the Dallas Cowboys.  The Redskins now own a 1.5 game lead over the 3-4 Cowboys and the 3-4 Eagles.  Here is what the media had to say this morning about the Redskins victory. ESPN.com But the defensive effort is a big reason why Washington is now 4-2 and leading the NFC East by a game and a half after Sunday’s 20-17…

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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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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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Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Defense

Projecting the Redskins 53-man Roster: Defense

After training camp and two preseason games, we have enough data to make some flat assertions and some semi-educated guesses about who will make Washington’s final 53-man roster for opening day in September. As always, injuries can and alter this list. DEFENSIVE LINE (6) Starters: Jonathan Allen, Da’Ron Payne, Matt Ioannidis Backups: Anthony Lanier, Tim Settle, Ziggy Hood Analysis: It wouldn’t be unusual for the Skins to keep seven defensive linemen and that seventh would…

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Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Edition

Redskins Stock Report: Preseason Edition

BLUE CHIP STOCK OF THE WEEK The young Redskins defensive line, particularly Alabama teammates Jonathan Allen and Da’Ron Payne, demonstrated why the team invested so heavily in the position the last two years. Payne and Allen repeatedly stuffed the Jets running attack during their two defensive series on the field last Thursday. Payne came up with a fantastic sack on the third play from scrimmage, when he showed his hands early and blew past former…

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