A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, November 16, 2013.
--How the Redskins fourth quarter rally fell short in Philadelphia and a breakdown of each quarter of the 24-16 loss.
--Redskins players try to explain what happened vs. Philadelphia as the Redskins fall to 3-7. The Redskins are in last place in the NFC East after losing to the Eagles and the Giants defeating the Packers.
--As questions surround the Redskins team moving forward, players and head coach Mike Shanahan remain confident that the team is still united. When receiver Pierre Garcon was asked if the team would be divided he said, “That’s not us.”
--Quarterback Robert Griffin III’s fourth quarter interception stops the Redskins hopes for a win in Philadelphia. Griffin threw an interception on a third-and-one play with 40 seconds left on the Eagles 18 yard line.
--Redskins players describe the Eagles offensive and defensive scheme and Robert Griffin III said, “They kind of knew what was coming before it was coming.”
--An injury report after the Redskins-Eagles game including how cornerback E.J. Biggers will undergo MRI treatment for his right knee.
--Wide receiver Joshua Morgan was placed on the inactive list for the first time since in his Redskins career.
--Redskins left tackle Trent Williams speaks out against NFL official Roy Ellison for Ellison’s profane language used against Williams during the game. Several teammates corroborated Williams’ experience with the official’s foul language.
--The Redskins bus gets egged on the way to the Eagles game and a Redskins fan gets his banner stolen by Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.
--An analysis of the Redskins-Eagles game including Nick Williams NFL debut. Williams allowed the Eagles to have good field position with two miscues during punt returns.
--A question and answer session with Redskins tight end Niles Paul including how he has embraced his role of returning kicks.
--One writer explains how the Redskins lacked the ability to make plays the entire game and none more apparent than the pass protection break down that led to an interception on the Redskins final drive.
--The Eagles snap their 10-game home losing streak vs. the Redskins as the Eagles now take possession of first place in the NFC East.
--An overview of the Redskins 24-16 loss to the Eagles including key moments and the player of the game. Redskins running back Alfred Morris had a great day running the ball with 93-yards rushing on 22 carries.
--Consistency remains an issue for the Redskins as their fourth quarter comeback fell short in their last drive. The Redskins put together an abysmal passing game in the first half with a total of four net yards but quarter back Robert Griffin III finished the game with 236 yards passing.
--Quarterback Robert Griffin III put together a valiant fourth quarter comeback with two touchdown passes and two, two-point conversions to make the game 24-16. However it was his last throw that sealed the victory for the Eagles with 40 seconds left in the fourth quarter.
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