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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 10/30

Posted Oct 30, 2013

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.


--How quarterback Robert Griffin III is pressing to make plays according to former Redskins player Chris Cooley. Griffin has struggled with the deep ball this season and he has 16 plays that have gone for more than 20 yards.

--The Redskins release safety Jordan Pugh to open up roster space for safety Brandon Meriweather.

--The Redskins keep tight end Fred Davis as the trade deadline passed yesterday, Davis has sat out the past two games on the inactive list.

--The Redskins gave up 38 unanswered points in the second half vs. the Broncos, something the Redskins haven’t done since 1947 vs. the Chicago Bears.

--One reporter answers Redskins fans questions including how can the Redskins offense nullify the pass rush in certain situations. Griffin was sacked three times vs. the Broncos and one sack led to a fumble recovered by Denver.

--Observations from the Redskins 45-21 loss to the Broncos including how the Redskins passing offense is regressing. Quarterback Robert Griffin III had his worst game passing against the NFL’s worst pass defense and finished the game with a 45.4 passer rating.

--What you need to know as the Redskins prepare to host the San Diego Chargers including Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers’ resurgent year as his 73.9 completion percentage is nearly 10 points higher than his career percentage of 64.3.

--One reporter questions linebacker Brian Orakpo’s ability to impact the game. Besides his fumble recovery, Orakpo finished the game with zero sacks or tackles.

--Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan looks to put together a complete, 60 minute performance against the Chargers. Highlights from his news conference on Monday can be found here.

--A break down of the Redskins offense including how the offensive line performed against Denver. Despite some struggles in pass protection, the line did a great job in the running game, on 28 attempts they averaged 4 yards per rush and finished with 112 yards rushing.

--One reporter looks at the Washington Redskins receiving corps and how their lack of separation along with being able to consistently perform well has led to struggles in the passing game. Besides Pierre Garcon, all other receivers were targeted 12 times for a combined 30 yards receiving.

--ESPN’s power rankings puts the Washington Redskins at No. 24. The Redskins face the No.11 ranked San Diego Chargers at home this Sunday.

--ESPN analyst and hall of fame wide receiver Cris Carter is disappointed with the verbal back and fourth between Brandon Marshall and Brandon Meriweather. Carter said that Meriweather’s comments were, “totally unprofessional.”

--Bears receiver Brandon Marshall says, “I’m praying for that guy” speaking on Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather in a recent interview.

--Redskins owner Daniel Snyder reportedly met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday about the team name. Sources say the meeting was focused on how the team plans to move forward with addressing opposition.

--One writer thinks that Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather hasn’t proved he can learn from his mistakes. In the five games he has played in, there have been five helmet-to-helmet hits and he has reportedly been fined/lost $112,588.

--One of the men accused of killing former Redskins safety Sean Taylor denies shooting Taylor.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) #Redskins CB @TheRealDHall23 leads NFL with three defensive touchdowns. More from this week’s stat pack update: #HTTR

2) #Redskins announced today that they have waived safety Jordan Pugh.

3) Meet @PierreGarcon & try his new sandwich at the Harris Teeter store in Reston VA TODAY. 12-1PM. #HTTR

4) Surprise visit from @TheRealDHall23 at @RedskinsCR & @CocaColaGet the Ball Rolling Youth Football Clinic #HTTR

5) #Redskins @TheJoshWilson throws a TD to his team for the@RedskinsCR & @CocaCola Get the Ball Rolling Youth Clinic




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