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  • Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (71) laughs during afternoon practice at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins notes: Trent Williams claims umpire cursed at him during game

    The Washington Redskins were only whistled for four penalties in Sunday's crippling 24-16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. But offensive lineman Trent Williams accused umpire Roy Ellison of cursing him late in the first half.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) is called for offensive pass interference against Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor (24) on this second quarter pass by wide receiver Josh Morgan at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 28, 2012. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

    Trick play gone awry a setback in worst game of RG3's NFL tenure

    There is little Robert Griffin III hasn't done in his first two months in the NFL, from compiling the league's top completion percentage to leading quarterbacks in rushing. The rookie spawned a new meme, Griffining, and returned from a concussion to deliver the longest run by a quarterback in 16 years.

  • Diagramming Robert Griffin III's 76-yard touchdown run against the Vikings on Sunday. [No. 10: Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III; No. 22: Redskins running back Evan Royster; No. 83: Redskins tight end Fred Davis; No. 15: Redskins wide receiver Joshua Morgan; No. 20: Vikings cornerback Chris Cook; No. 54: Vikings middle linebacker Jasper Brinkley; No. 52: Vikings strong-side linebacker Chad Greenway; No. 33: Vikings free safety Jamarca Sanford; No. 22: Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith] (The Washington Times)

    RG3's TD run: An oral history

    The Washington Redskins led the Minnesota Vikings 31-26 with 2:56 to play in the fourth quarter Sunday at FedEx Field. Facing third and 6 from the Washington 24, Robert Griffin III awaited the shotgun snap from center Will Montgomery. What followed would become the signature play in the quarterback's rookie season, and is presented here in an oral history:

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) and Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon (88) celebrate a touchdown in an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Redskins defeated the Buccaneers 24-22 Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/Margaret Bowles)

    Redskins' wide receivers come in handy with blocks

    Alfred Morris raced across the goal line Sunday and celebrated his touchdown in a way familiar to anyone who has followed the Washington Redskins' first four games. He pantomimed tossing a baseball into the air and swinging a bat. Then he held his hand above his eyes, as if to shield the sun from his vision as he watched the home run sail into the distance.

  • A.J. Green (AP photo)

    Redskins’ rash of penalties cause for concern

    Mike Shanahan's face turned that special shade of red when Washington Redskins receiver Joshua Morgan threw the football at an opponent in the closing moments of last Sunday's loss to St. Louis. The outburst pushed the Redskins out of field goal range and extinguished any hope of sending that three-point defeat to overtime.

  • FILE - This 2012 file photo shows Joshua Morgan of the Washington Redskins NFL football team. Morgan felt the full downside of the social media age this week, receiving death threats and other venomous message on Twitter because of his fourth-quarter blunder in the loss to the St. Louis Rams. (AP Photo/File)

    FENNO: Josh Morgan's ill-timed play opens floodgate on threats

    Scroll through Joshua Morgan's Twitter mentions from the past three days and a sick feeling takes hold of your stomach.

  • Joshua Morgan after he was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. (Associated Press)

    Redskins' Joshua Morgan receiving death threats on Twitter

    In the seconds after Joshua Morgan's unsportsmanlike conduct penalty Sunday that wound up contributing to the Washington Redskins' loss to the St. Louis Rams, teammates had to go through the range of emotions. Frustration turned to empathy quickly. Morgan didn't get a sense of understanding from some people on Twitter, who instead insulted him and threatened his life and his family.

  • DALY: Getting mad, and wanting to get even

    Most of what happens on a football field isn't very nice. If it occurred in your workplace or mine, the perpetrator(s) would probably be whisked off to sensitivity training. But sometimes it takes a game like Sunday's between the Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams to remind us of that.

  • The Washington Redskins sideline including head coach Mike Shanahan, right, reacts after wide receiver Joshua Morgan (15) picked up an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for throwing the ball at an opposing player during the fourth quarter action against the St. Louis Rams in an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

    Mike Shanahan implores Redskins to learn from costly penalty

    The damage caused by the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty Joshua Morgan committed at the end of the Washington Redskins' loss to St. Louis on Sunday can't be undone, but the gaffe can be used as a learning tool going forward.

  • St. Louis Rams running back Daryl Richardson, front, runs the ball down to the 1-yard line as Washington Redskins defensive back Cedric Griffin, rear, looks on during the third quarter. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

    RG3, Redskins come up short against Rams in 31-28 loss

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Joshua Morgan was penalized 15 yards for throwing the ball at St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan with 1:18 remaining in a 3-point game, pushing the Redskins out of field-goal range in a 31-28 loss.

  • The New York Jets traded wide receiver Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed draft pick. Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said Wednesday that "things didn't work out on the field with Derrick," and that they took advantage of the opportunity when the Texans called to inquire about Mason. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Jets trade receiver Derrick Mason to Texans for draft pick

    The New York Jets traded wide receiver Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed draft pick.

  • Texans' linebacker Williams sidelined for season

    Texans defensive end Mario Williams is out for the season after tearing a pectoral muscle in Houston's 25-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

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