A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, October 28, 2013.
--One reporter’s opinion on the Redskins play calling late in the game vs. Denver. Washington did not run the ball as much in the second half of the game, even though running back Alfred Morris finished the game with 93 yards rushing and a touchdown.
--Four conclusions after the Redskins 45-21 loss to the Broncos including an improved Redskins secondary performance with three interceptions without their starting safeties Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty.
--How the Redskins were not able to maintain their 21-7 lead as Denver scored 38 unanswered points in the second half to win 45-21.
--Quarterback Robert Griffin III’s knee is healthy after a Broncos defensive lineman tackled Griffin and landed awkwardly on his left knee.
--Post-game quotes from Redskins safety Jordan Pugh, Pugh had been released by the Redskins last week and now finished Sunday’s game vs. the Broncos with an interception.
--According to one reporter the Redskins-Broncos game was a game the Redskins should have won. The Redskins had a 21-14 lead going into the fourth quarter and ended up losing 45-21.
--The best and worst plays from Sunday’s Redskins-Broncos game including DeAngelo Hall’s two interceptions, one was returned for a touchdown. That marked the first time in Hall’s career where he has two interceptions returned for a touchdown in the same season.
--A question and answer session with Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker and how his career got started by playing on the offensive line.
--A second half collapse by the Redskins allowed the Broncos to run away with the game 45-21. With the game tied in the fourth quarter the offense turned the ball over five times and Denver scored 31 points to put the game away.
--Classy Denver fans pay tribute to former Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan on his return to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.
--Redskins tight end Fred Davis was put on the inactive list for the second week in a row.
--With the game tied at 21 in the fourth quarter, Redskins punter Sav Rocca shanked a punt for total of 15 yards. Rocca said the punt was “not acceptable.”
--Ten observations from ESPN reporter John Keim on the Redskins-Broncos game including how the Redskins hurt themselves by only running the ball once in the first two drives of the fourth quarter.
--After the 45-21 loss one reporter describes what the Redskins locker room is like post-game.
--One reporter looks ahead to the San Diego Chargers game and explains what the loss to Denver means for the Redskins moving forward.
--A touching story about Tara Sanker’s fight with cancer and how Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon is raising awareness for childhood cancer.
--Despite four turnovers, quarterback Peyton Manning and the Broncos rally in the fourth quarter to win. The Redskins held the Broncos to seven points in the first half which is a season low for Denver.
--Quarterback Robert Griffin III was held out of the fourth quarter but doctors cleared Griffin to return vs. the Broncos.
--A group estimated to be more than 100 people, protested the Redskins name outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.
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