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Topic - Perry Riley
While the Redskins' players and coaches seek to snap a four-game losing streak against the Chiefs, Washington's front office will be in evaluation mode.
Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles comes into Sunday's game as one of the premiere runners in all of the NFL, and the Redskins will be geared up to stop him.
Almost exactly a year ago, when his Redskins fell to 3-6 after an embarrassing loss to a deeply flawed opponent that had one previous victory, coach Mike Shanahan sounded close to throwing in the towel _ and Washington promptly went out and won its next seven games.
The problem is that this isn't last year, no matter how many times the tired comparison is mentioned in the locker room. That's why the Robert Griffin III tried, without much success, to explain how the Redskins lost to a team that had just one win, played without six starters and feature a quarterback rotation that seems to be drawn out of a horned Vikings hat each week.
Almost exactly one year ago, when his Redskins fell to 3-6 after an embarrassing loss to a deeply flawed opponent that had one previous victory, coach Mike Shanahan sounded as if he were throwing in the towel _ and Washington promptly went out and won its next seven games.
The NFL confirmed the $31,500 fine handed down to Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden last Sunday.
The Eagles under first-year coach Chip Kelly came into FedEx Field on Monday night and made the Redskins look silly for most of the first half. There's no other way to say it, no way to be nice, no way to soften the blow. The 33-27 final is misleading. The Eagles were up 26-7 and had 322 yards at halftime.
Perry Riley jumped up from the turf, fresh off a quarterback sack, and went right into a B-boy stance. The Washington Redskins' 31-6 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday featured rare occasions for the defense to celebrate, so players seized the opportunity whenever they could.
The NFL on Monday said officials erred in not taking Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams' touchdown off the board because of an inadvertent whistle.
Ben Roethlisberger wouldn't even entertain the possibility of a Washington Redskins defense without London Fletcher, who has played 231 straight games.
A quarter-by-quarter recap of the Redskins' 24-17 loss against the Falcons.
On paper, Sunday's matchup between the Falcons' explosive offense and the Redskins' porous defense read like a recipe for disaster.
Lorenzo Alexander has heard fan criticism directed toward special teams coordinator Danny Smith this week after the Washington Redskins had punts blocked in each of their first two games.
A quarter-by-quarter recap of the Redskins' 31-28 loss to the Rams.
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"We had a good game plan," Redskins linebacker Perry Riley said.
"The tempo was a little faster than I thought it would be," Riley said. "I knew it would be a fast tempo. It was pretty fast. We gave up some big plays, got some people out of gaps. We fixed that in the second half, got some stops then."