FedEx Field erupted, but the chants weren't of "RG3." Robert Griffin III was on the trainer's table getting his injured right knee looked at. He had taken the Washington Redskins so far and essentially had to be dragged off the field.
To Richard Crawford, it was so simple. Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan told him Friday he'd be replacing Brandon Banks on punt returns, so he got his mind right and prepared.
Kai Forbath had nerves, "just a little more than normal." A few teammates did, too. The game and the Washington Redskins' playoff hopes were on the line as the rookie kicker — who was perfect in his NFL career — stepped onto the field in overtime.
Cedric Griffin's four-game drug suspension has created an opportunity for some of the Washington Redskins' unproven cornerbacks to contribute to a possible postseason push.
Kedric Golston stood near his locker and stroked his goatee late Sunday afternoon as he contemplated how to answer the question that has come to define this Washington Redskins season after two straight ugly defensive performances in a pair of losses.
It wasn't bad enough that the Washington Redskins gave up 810 yards over their first two games. It wasn't bad enough that they surrendered more than 30 points for the sixth time in their past seven games dating to last season.
The Redskins traded Kevin Barnes to the Detroit Lions on Monday, the veteran cornerback confirmed in a phone conversation.
Josh LeRibeus likes to laugh. Every few seconds the convulsions shake his emerging beard, thriving since his girlfriend isn't in town, that draws comparisons to John Belushi.
Already dealing with an uncertain situation at right tackle with Jammal Brown, the Washington Redskins became thinner along the offensive line, at least in the short term, after left guard Kory Lichtensteiger had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Monday.