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Saturday Slop: If You Don’t Hit RGIII, the Redskins Will Score 45 Points; Garcon a Game-Time Decision

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Redskins’ Garcon a game-time decision | WashingtonExaminer.com
Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon will be a game-time decision, coach Mike Shanahan said, after being limited in practice the past two days because of a bruised right foot.

Redskins final thoughts: Week 2 | WashingtonExaminer.com
Cortland Finnegan is an aggressive corner, which definitely will be something to watch on Sunday. Yes, I’m sure the Redskins will test that aggressiveness. But quarterback Robert Griffin III also must be wary of his presence. Detroit’s Matthew Stafford knows that all too well. Last week, Finnegan picked him off when the defense baited him into a throw.

Holden & Danny: If You Don’t Hit RGIII, the Redskins Will Score 45 Points « CBS DC
“Robert Griffin III is elite, he’s got the speed, he’s got the poise,” Farr said. “He keeps you on your heels until you can no longer be aggressive. If you don’t put pads on him, he’ll put 45 point on you.”

Elfin: RGIII Bearing Down On Bradford « CBS DC
“I remember (Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops) always talking about him and being worried about him with his ability to make plays with both his arms and his feet,” Bradford said

Redskins GM Allen meets with Cooley | WashingtonExaminer.com
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said general manager Bruce Allen spoke with Chris Cooley on Thursday. But Cooley’s return does not appear imminent. There’s no reason for him to return at this point anyway. All three tight ends are healthy as is fullback Darrel Young. But if something happens to one of their tight ends, the Redskins would consider bringing him back.

Osi Umenyiora agrees to call RGIII by his nickname, not ‘Bob’ – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
Well, it only took one game for Bob to make Osi to eat his words. “Yes,” the Giants defensive end told USA Today. “I will call him RGIII.” When asked what led to the change of heart, Umenyiora said that Griffin has now earned it. “He showed me that his name is RGIII. If he performs the way he performed that game, his name can be whatever he wants it to be.”

What to Watch: Redskins vs. Rams | NBC4 Washington
“A lot of excitement, a lot of optimism,” defensive tackle Barry Cofield said earlier this week. “You get a quarterback, a young guy comes in with that type of energy and that type of upside and ability, it pretty much puts a smile on your face. You feel like that guy can make a play to change the game at any time.”

NFL details key officiating issues from Week One | ProFootballTalk
NFL Network has unfortunately discontinued the “Official Review” segment that used to be one of its most enlightening segments of the week, with the league’s head of officiating (previously Mike Pereira and now Carl Johnson) going over some controversial or unusual calls from the previous week’s gam…

The Redskins Blog | Behind Enemy Lines: Rams Edition
On how St. Louis going to try to slow down Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, who has been the talk of the NFL this week: “It’s definitely the talk of St. Louis, too, and certainly the talk of Rams Park. They know they’re not going to stop him; it’s just one of those things that’s like, ‘Look, let’s try to keep the lid on him.’ Jeff Fisher and Mike Shanahan go way back, so Jeff’s obviously got a lot of respect for Mike Shanahan, and he knows that what the Redskins try Sunday could be totally different than what they tried or used in the opener against New Orleans.”

Madieu Williams, DeJon Gomes fined for hits vs. Saints
The league fined Williams $21,000 for unnecessary roughness after a helmet-to-helmet hit on tight end Jimmy Graham.  Gomes was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness after he made a late hit running back Darren Sproles.

Robert Griffin III takes home player of the week, rookie of the week honors
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was awarded both the Pepsi Rookie of the Week and the FedEx NFL Air Player of the Week honors for his performance in the season opener against New Orleans.

Lorenzo Alexander re-elected as Redskins NFLPA player rep
Washington Redskins players on Thursday re-elected linebacker Lorenzo Alexander as their team representative for the NFL Players Association. As player rep, Alexander’s responsibilities include acting as liaison between NFLPA officials and players and keeping teammates informed on any developments between the league and union.

Redskins coaches to continue experimenting with Robert Griffin III, offense
“It’s the challenge with everything. Each week, each year it’s harder in the NFL,” Shanahan said. “You always got to adjust on offense, you’ve always got to adjust on defense. But the thing now, you’re excited. You’ve got players, you’ve got a quarterback and they’re all capable of doing everything. You want to go into a game with the plan but you to always have a chance to adjust depending on what people are doing.”

Final Word: NFC East – NFC East Blog – ESPN
Pivotal odds week. Three of the NFC East’s four teams won in Week 1, which means the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles each have a chance to start the season 2-0.

Redskins vs. Rams: 5 Storylines – Hogs Haven

Dan Ciarrocchi of Hogs Haven addresses five storylines within Sunday’s Redskins/Rams game.

Five Non-Starters to Watch: Rams Edition – Hogs Haven

Who are the five Redskins non-starters to keep an eye on this week against the Rams?

Questions and Answers with NFL Players Chris Wilson and Darrel Young live from the Greene Turtle in Dulles VA | Sports Journey Broadcast Network 

Questions and Answers with NFL Players Chris Wilson and Darrel Young live from the Greene Turtle in Dulles VA.  Chris, Darrel, and Sports Journey Owner and NFL/NBA Media Member Lake Lewis break down the Washington Redskins big win over New Orleans and where the team is as a unit for the 2012 season. […]

Alfred Morris goes 1-on-1 with Chick Hernandez

Can RG3 turn the Redskins into The Greatest Show II?
If RG3 can keep doing what he did on Sunday, could the Redskins could have an offense to rival that of Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk and company in 1999?

NFL Videos: Playbook: Redskins vs. Rams
Can Robert Griffin III build off his Week 1 debut with another great performance against the Rams? Brian Baldinger and Donovan McNabb explain how the Redskins can take advantage of the Rams defense.

Kicking units need to rekindle chemistry – Rich Tandler’s Real Redskins
Chemistry. It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot when discussing NFL field goal and punting units. Yet it remains hard to define and, for some teams, can prove elusive. After adding kicker Billy Cundiff on Aug. 28, the Redskins field goal kicking operation found its groove last week. Now, though, the unit must start all over again as Justin Snow replaces Sundberg, who broke his arm against the Saints on Sunday. “Obviously, two out of the three of…

Zone read gives Redskins’ offensive line new challenges – Washington Times
The Washington Redskins gained 459 yards against the New Orleans Saints and left the Superdome with an impressive upset victory. But the offensive linemen that plowed the way for those yards offered a lukewarm assessment of their play.

Redskins vs. Rams : How The Hail Do We Win?
The Redskins face the Rams on Sunday. How will they win?

Are We Witnessing the Evolution of Professional Football as We Speak? – Sporting Paragon
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III lined up in shotgun with a 3 WR set (Josh Morgan split wide left, Santana Moss in the slot to the right, and Aldrick Robinson split out wide to the right). RB Alfred Morris was situated in the backfield to Griffin’s right side, and TE Fred Davis found himself motioning across the formation in the H-back position, ending up just off the hip of RT Tyler Polumbus.

HTTR24-7-Skins Podcasts & Blog » Week 2: Redskins-Rams Preview
What a difference a week makes. Last week going into the first week of the season, there was uncertainty of course but there was also a thought that Robert Griffin III would have ups & downs playing in his first regular season game & the Redskins would presumably fall to the mighty Saints.

Redskins Music: “Amen” (by Black Boo of Mambo Sauce) Week 2
Each week this season we will display a Redskins hype song/video by Black Boo ( @blackofmambo) of Mambo Sauce. This week he brings us another classic “Amen”