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  • New Orleans Saints defensive end Martez Wilson (95) blocks a punt by Washington Redskins punter Sav Rocca (6) resulting in a Saints touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

    Blocked punt didn't change momentum, but Redskins don't want a repeat

    The Washington Redskins would have been more than content to sit on their 13-point lead going into halftime Sunday. Robert Griffin III had the Superdome quiet and the New Orleans Saints wondering what they could do to change the game.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) celebrates a touchdown in the second quarter to put the Skins up 14-7 as the Washington Redskins takes on the Indianapolis Colts in NFL preseason football at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Saturday, August 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Live Chat: Redskins vs. Saints

    Live chat: Redskins-Saints

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (12) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Kirk Cousins to back up RG3; Alfred Morris gets start in the backfield

    Obviously the Washington Redskins hope it won't come to that Sunday, but if quarterback Robert Griffin III suffers any kind of injury, another rookie will have to take his place.

  • Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III celebrates after taking a shot from New Orleans safety Malcolm Jenkins on an 88-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Pierre Garcon. The TD came on the first play from scrimmage after the Saints had taken a 7-3 lead. (Associated Press)

    RG3's breathtaking debut one for the record books

    Robert Griffin III's NFL debut somehow managed to match the excessive hype that preceded this day for months. How he got to that historic perch, though, is the strongest indication this is a new version of the Redskins' offense, not the anemic ones of previous last-place seasons.

  • The Redskins will try to continue their recent dominance against Eli Manning when they meet the Giants for the first time this year Oct. 21. (Associated Press)

    Redskins schedule 2012

    Redskins schedule for the 2012 season

  • The Redskins drafted quarterback Robert Griffin III (above) and brought in wide receivers Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan in an attempt to improve an offense that was 20th in the NFL in yards per play in 2011. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins to see how they match up with Saints’ high-powered offense

    No one could blame Mike Shanahan for turning green Sunday afternoon when he sees the New Orleans Saints' offense at work in the Washington Redskins' season opener. The Saints ranked first in the NFL last season in yards per game and per play; second in points per game and first in first downs. And they have a record-setting quarterback at the controls.

  • Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris (46) carries the ball during warmups before a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Redskins at Saints: 5 questions

    Five questions to keep in mind when Washington visits New Orleans in the regular season opener.

  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    DALY: Rookie QBs step right up

    Playing quarterback in the NFL used to require the football equivalent of a Class A license. Either that or you had to be certified to operate heavy machinery — a crane, say.

  • Something strikes Robert Griffin III as funny during a strategy session with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan during a preseason game against the Colts. Shanahan, shown with Griffin during drills below, says it will be important to take pressure off the rookie by running the ball effectively. (Preston Keres/Special to The Washington Times)

    RG3, Kyle Shanahan on the same page from the start

    Hip-hop music thumped off the walls of the Allison Indoor Football Practice Facility on Baylor University's campus the morning of March 21. Robert Griffin III and other Baylor seniors compiled for their pro day a mix that included popular hits and some lesser-known, slowed down "screwed" beats from the subgenre born in Texas.

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