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  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) and running back Knowshon Moreno (27) greet each other on the field after a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

    NFC Least: Defense the culprit in NFL's weakest division

    None of these four teams can stop anyone. Unless that side of the ball is corrected, the NFC East will send just its division winner to the playoffs for the fourth year in a row.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) walks off the field as the Washington Redskins lose to the Detroit Lions 27-20 in NFL football at FedExField, Landover, Md., Monday, September 9, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    LOVERRO: Winless Redskins not passing the smell test

    The Washington Redskins face the Raiders next Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, a dump of a stadium that is falling apart and literally stinks, with sewage coming out of the faucets last week after a rainstorm during an Athletics game. It may be the perfect setting for the Redskins' 0-3 season.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) practices throwing while scrambling at mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Md., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins: 5 reasons they will — or won't — repeat as NFC East champs

    The Redskins’ scintillating run to the NFC East title last season overshadowed memories of their 3-6 start. Were they really as good as the final record, or did a depleted team just get hot with the help of a few breaks?

  • Washington's Robert Griffin III was knocked out of Sunday's playoff loss after his right leg got stuck in the turf when he tried to handle a bad snap. An MRI on his injured knee Monday was inconclusive, so the quarterback is scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday to help clarify his status. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    No shortage of fear, anxiety surrounding RG3's prognosis

    The Washington Redskins' 2013 offseason could have been a relatively tranquil period by the franchise's standards. They seemed positioned to build on their NFC East division championship without the drama or tumult that has tainted past years. Instead, their offseason began Monday with maximum anxiety regarding the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III's right knee.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, left, and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, right, before an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

    Kyle Shanahan off limits until Redskins' season is over

    As seven NFL head coaches lost their jobs Monday, Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan implied offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, his son, wouldn't agree to interview requests until after Washington's playoff run ends.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) reacts as running back Alfred Morris (46) heads for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

    Redskins beat Cowboys, win NFC East title

    The Washington Redskins are going to the playoffs. As unbelievable as that possibility seemed two months ago, they punched their ticket Sunday night by beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 to win the NFC East.

  • **FILE** Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) greet after the Redskins' 38-31 win in Arlington, Texas, on Nov. 22, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Cowboys know NFC East championship situation

    The Dallas Cowboys have been here before. Well, not exactly here as in FedEx Field against the Washington Redskins in the NFC East championship game on Sunday night, but the Cowboys are well-versed in winner-take-division season finales.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) celebrates with fullback Darrel Young (36) after scoring a touchdown in the first half against the Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field in Landover Md., on Sunday, December 9, 2012. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    Redskins' path to the playoffs

    At 7-6, the Redskins are favorably positioned in the NFC playoff race, but they don't yet control their own postseason fate. It's not far off; a win Sunday at the Cleveland Browns and either a loss by the New York Giants to the Atlanta Falcons or a loss by the Chicago Bears against the Green Bay Packers gives Washington control.

  • craig bisacre/the washington times
Redskins defensive back Cedric Griffin (left) has 33 tackles, four pass breakups and one forced fumble in nine games this season.

    Cedric Griffin, Redskins CB, forced to sit out rest of regular season

    Even in prosperous times, the Washington Redskins can't get out of their own way.

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