Saturday Slop: Pierre Garcon Likely out Again; Alfred Morris has Been Fast Enough to Churn out Yards for the Redskins
- Updated: September 22, 2012
Saturday Slop: Pierre Garcon Likely out Again
Opportunity is Knocking for Jarvis Jenkins and Rob Jackson
By now every Washington Redskins fan has heard that Brian Orakpo and Adam Carriker were both lost for the season last week.
NFL fines Josh Morgan $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct penalty
Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness during the Rams game. Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins was fined $15,750 and defensive lineman Robert Quinn was fined $7,875, both for unnecessary roughness.
Redskins Final Thoughts: Week 3 | WashingtonExaminer.com
Losing Pierre Garcon for another week won’t help the Redskins. However, even without him last week the offense moved the ball and was in position for another 30-point plus game. Had they scored on that last drive, or had Aldrick Robinsonheld onto a deep ball inside the 15, they would have had a huge day.
Quick hits: Pierre Garcon likely out again
Shanahan said Garcon pushed hard during Friday’s practice but his foot remained sore and he was unable to participate in full team drills.
Adam Carriker describes the Rams’ dirty play – DC Sports Bog – The Washington Post
“They were doing a lot of dirty things. I still think they have an extremely good team, that doesn’t take anything away from them, but the game was unprofessional,”
The Redskins Blog | Markus White Ready To Prove Himself
“It’s good to be back,” White said. “It’s where I started out, and I didn’t feel like I fully accomplished everything I wanted to. Just being able to have another shot, I want to take advantage this time around.”
The Redskins Blog | Thankful Johnson’s Return ‘Unexpected’
“It was unexpected, really,” Johnson said. “I’m very thankful for the opportunity they’re giving me to come back.”
Alfred Morris has been fast enough to churn out yards
“I think with those fast guys, those [NFL scouting] combine fast guys, you don’t see as many long runs,” Shanahan said. “Game speed is about carrying your pads, pressing blocks, putting your foot violently in the ground and how much you accelerate out of the cut. Al is a guy that once he puts his foot down, he actually gains momentum from that. He can put his foot in the ground and accelerate out of it and actually run faster out of the cut than he did going into it.
Redskins-Bengals: Five story lines to follow
Secondary adjustments: In each of the past two weeks, the Redskins’ defensive backs have been vulnerable to opponents’ double moves, and they also have given up seven pass plays of 25 yards or more. In the words of defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, “Stuff like that shouldn’t happen.”
Bengals defensive player to watch: DT Geno Atkins
“Usually interior guys don’t get a whole lot [of sacks],” Redskins left guard Kory Lichtensteiger said. “Those are big numbers for him. I see a pretty dynamic guy that plays run and pass both very well. I don’t think he’s very heavy, but the weight that he has, he uses effectively. He’s got power and some finesse, too, so you’ve got to prepare on all fronts.”
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