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  • Washington Redskins strong safety LaRon Landry missed all of the preseason and Week 1 with a hamstring injury, and has been quiet at practice regarding his status. He's been limited in practice this week, according to coach Mike Shanahan. (Associated Press)

    Sore hamstring adds to LaRon Landry's injury woes

    Just when LaRon Landry thought he was ready to get back into game action with the Washington Redskins, he experienced a setback.


  • Redskins quarterbacks quiet on who's No. 1

    Anytime John Beck or Rex Grossman talks at Redskins Park, the questions come in rapid-fire form. Everyone got a chance to see both quarterbacks in the same game last week against the Indianapolis Colts, so their competition is a front-burner subject.


  • Redskins QB Beck praised by coach Shanahan

    On the day Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck turned 30, he was praised by coach Mike Shanahan for his play against the Indianapolis Colts.


  • Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck steps up into the pocket during Friday's preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. In his first start game action since 2007, he completed 14 of 17 passes for 140 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in the first half.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Redskins-Colts Film Review: Offense

    My observations, analysis and conclusions about the Washington Redskins' offense after re-watching their 16-3 preseason victory over the Indianapolis Colts using the TV broadcast:


  • Washington Redskins QB John Beck (12) completed 14 of 17 passes for 140 yards and no touchdowns or interceptions in the Redskins' preseason 16-3 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Aug. 1, 2011. (Associated Press)

    John Beck solid in preseason debut as Redskins top Colts

    If the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback job is John Beck's to lose, he did enough in his highly-anticipated preseason debut Friday night to maintain his advantage over Rex Grossman.


  • Redskins quarterback John Beck hasn't seen action in an NFL regular-season game since 2007 when he was with Miami. He'll start Friday night's preseason game at Indianapolis. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins' John Beck ready to let his arm do the talking

    It has been 3 1/2 months since Mike Shanahan emerged from the Washington Redskins' draft war room and said of John Beck: "I think the world of him." That sentence was enough to shift the NFL hype machine into overdrive, and when that happens during a lockout, a few weeks seem like an eternity.


  • Washington Redskins Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan (right) talks with quarterback John Beck (3) during the first day of training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Friday, July 29, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Redskins-Colts: 5 Questions

    Here are five questions for which I’ll be looking for answers in the Washington Redskins‘ second preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts on Friday night.


  • ** FILE ** Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck drops back for a pass during training camp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    John Beck will start Friday at QB for Redskins

    Redskins coach Mike Shanahan announced Tuesday morning that quarterback John Beck will start Friday night’s preseason road game against the Indianapolis Colts.


  • Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman sits on the beach during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Landover, Md., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Rex Grossman can make the Redskins better in 2011

    The blockbuster quarterback competition between Rex Grossman and John Beck has made the Washington Redskins a national punch line this summer. That's understandable. Grossman couldn't turn his 2006 Super Bowl appearance into any sort of staying power in Chicago, and Beck is competing with an intern's résumé.


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