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Redskins hope a healthy Rob Kelley is answer to Eagles’ top-ranked run defense

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Five games into the season and not a single Redskins’ tailback has posted as many as 80 yards on the ground this season. And on Monday night, they’ll face their biggest test to date, an Eagles defense that has absolutely smothered running backs all season. How good has Philadelphia’s rush defense been? The Chiefs’ Kareem […]

Dusty Baker will not return as Nationals manager

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And then it was over, in a paragraph typed on Washington Nationals letterhead and disseminated to reporters: Dusty Baker will not return as manager in 2018, the announcement said. Then the team thanked him for his service. That service included regular seasons of 95 and 97 wins, the first back-to-back division titles in team history, […]

Five story lines to follow in Redskins-Eagles game

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The Washington Redskins (3-2) travel to Philadelphia Monday night hoping to avenge their season-opening loss to the Eagles (5-1). The game will be a measure of how far they’ve come since Week 1, as well as a gauge of their toughness on the road. Here are five story lines to follow: 1. Containing Wentz: Second-year […]

Redskins CB Josh Norman aims to attend the next players’ meeting with NFL owners

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Redskins cornerback Josh Norman, who met with NFL owners on Tuesday to discuss social issues related to the players’ protests during the national anthem, said he’s currently planning to attend a follow up meeting that’s expected to occur within the next two weeks. Norman was one of 13 players that met with the owners for […]

Will the Nationals pursue Jayson Werth?

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General Manager Mike Rizzo began preliminarily outlining the Nationals’ offseason strategy last Friday morning, hours after his club’s latest crushing Game 5 loss. That strategy does not need to include an overhaul. It does, however, require that Rizzo and Co. address a few major questions. We’ve come up with five and will roll them out […]

Nick Rose, the Redskins’ new kicker, is ready for high stakes of NFL debut

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Nick Rose landed in the Washington area earlier this week and had no clue how long he’d be sticking around. He walked off the plane with just a backpack, prepared for a quick visit and then a return flight home. Instead, he aced his tryout, earned the Redskins’ vacant kicking job and probably has some […]

The Redskins’ defensive line has been critical to success. What will it be without Jonathan Allen?

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It all starts up front. Whatever happens in the secondary, to the opponents’ ground game, whatever the opposing quarterback hopes to do — the key to the Redskins’ stopping any of it has been the pressure generated by the team’s upgraded defensive line, a unit that was instantly and severely downgraded following Jonathan Allen’s foot […]

Thursday’s takeaways: Jordan Reed isn’t 100 percent yet while Rob Kelley returns to practice

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Here are the top takeaways from Thursday’s practice and locker room availability at Redskins Park: 1) Jordan Reed isn’t 100 percent. The Redskins’ top offensive weapon said he still doesn’t feel 100 percent physically, but he hopes to get there at some point this season. “I hope so,” Reed said. “I’m doing a lot of […]

Redskins CBs Norman, Breeland take measured steps toward return with Eagles ahead

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The Washington Redskins’ banged-up secondary was well represented when the squad launched into practice in earnest Thursday for Monday night’s game at the Philadelphia Eagles. But it’s unclear if any will be available for the all-important rematch with their division rival. Starting cornerbacks Josh Norman and Bashaud Breeland suited up to join their teammates for […]

Shawn Kelley not expected to need surgery this offseason

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Veteran reliever Shawn Kelley, who endured three disabled list stints and missed the last week of the regular season due to bone chips in his throwing elbow, does not expect to need surgery on that elbow, according to his agent. Surgery likely would have put Kelley’s career in peril, since the 33-year-old righty has undergone […]
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