They might tell you the game wasn’t high quality, but at this level all that matters is getting out of the game with a win, and that’s what they did.
Second half scoring woes continue, but Redskins defense came up big when most needed — proving both to themselves and fans that they can be a good unit when they want to.
The Washington Redskins were outplayed and out-coached on national television, losing to the Saints 43-19 — all of this while watching Drew Brees pass Peyton Manning to become the NFL all-time passing leader.
What a difference a week makes. Last week the Redskins could do nothing right. This week, they did everything right in the first half and beat the Packers 31-17 at FedEx Field.
The Redskins had a chance on Sunday to keep up the momentum they gained last week and start the season 2-0 for the first time since 2011. Instead, they looked nothing like the team we saw last week.
The Washington Redskins took charge of the football game and won an opener for the first time since 2012 when Robert Griffin III won his first game in the NFL.
After missing the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden can’t afford a slow start in his fifth year on the job.
The depleted Washington backfield got a jolt of star power with the addition of Adrian Peterson, but how much can the veteran be expected to contribute?
The Burgundy and Gold have been seeking running back help after already having three running backs go down with injury this preseason.
The starters played limited minutes as the reserves got their chance to shine in Washington’s buzzer-beating, 15-13 preseason win over the New York Jets.
During the first 11-on-11 session of the day for the Redskins offense, a Jets defender went low on Morgan Moses. Some players felt the move was a cheap shot, and a fight ensued.
While preseason games don’t matter in the standings, Thursday’s opener against the Patriots could help clear up some of the competitions among Washington’s position groups.
NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin brought his No. 11 car to Redskins Training Camp, where fellow No. 11 Alex Smith greeted him with a personal gift.
On a seriously hot day at Redskins training camp, coach Jay Gruden gave a good idea of who might and might not play in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Patriots.
The Redskins running back was having his best season when it ended in Week 11 due to a leg fracture. With training camp in full swing, he’s eager to work with a new quarterback and thinks “we’re capable of being the best.”
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