Washington Redskins

5 Coaches to Replace Fired Mike Shanahan in Washington

Shanahan leaves the Redskins with a 24-40 record in four seasons
5 Coaching Candidates to Replace Fired Mike Shanahan in Washington.

The Mike Shanahan Era ended weeks ago in Washington when the first reports surfaced of a rift between him and owner Dan Snyder. The rift was apparently over Robert Griffin III, the franchise quarterback, and there was no way that the coach could survive being on opposite sides of the owner over that.
 
Maybe it was never meant to last anyway. They are two high-profile NFL people with major personalities and an apparent need for control. Things sure looked rosy in 2012 when they won a division championship, though we later learned that the seams were popping, even then.

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Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

The Redskins take their shot at snapping the Saints' seven-game winning streak
Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

Points were not a problem for either Washington or New Orleans last week, although the two teams wound up with differing results in the end. At home against Minnesota, the Redskins and Vikings traded scores through most of the first half.

Washington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

Kirk Cousins and the Redskins come to the Pacific Northwest in a must-win situation against the streaking Seahawks
Washington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

CenturyLink Field has been the home of some wild finishes in its 15 years of existence. Last Sunday, was the latest chapter as the Seattle Seahawks (5-2) rallied to defeat the Houston Texans 41-38 in a good, old-fashioned Wild West shootout.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

Can the Cowboys' "sophomore slump" fade away against the 'Skins?
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Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

Talk about a sophomore slump. It took the whole NFL regular season last year for young Dallas Cowboys stars Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott to pile up three losses. The rookies thrashed opposing defenses, earned fans’ respect for “doing everything right,” and waltzed to the NFC East title at 13-3.

Monday Night Football: Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles Preview and Prediction

Can the Eagles seize control of the NFC East?
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Monday Night Football: Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles Preview and Prediction

It’s rare that an NFL squad with a 3-2 record faces a “must-win” situation in Week 7. That’s especially true during this season of parity, where no undefeated teams remain. Seventeen of the 32 franchises entered this weekend with records of 3-2, 3-3, or 2-3.

 

Monday Night Football: Washington Redskins vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview and Prediction

Alex Smith and the Chiefs aim for a 4-0 start when they host the Redskins
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Monday Night Football: Washington Redskins vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview and Prediction

Here’s a little trivia for you: who had the highest quarterback rating in the NFL three weeks into the season?

 

Tom Brady?

 

Whoops. Guess again.

 

Aaron Rodgers? Dak Prescott? Drew Brees.

 

Sunday Night Football: Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

Derek Carr and the Raiders take on the Redskins on "Sunday Night Football"
Sunday Night Football: Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction

For the first time since 2002, the Oakland Raiders have begun the season 2-0. Last week, the Raiders destroyed the New York Jets 45-20 in their home opener. This week, the Raiders will be on the road in front of a national television audience as they will take on the Washington Redskins.

 

Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams Preview and Prediction

Sean McVay faces his old team when the Rams host the Redskins
Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams Preview and Prediction

Week 2 of the NFL season brings us a contest that reunites Sean McVay with the team he used to coordinate in the Washington Redskins. McVay rose up the coaching ranks with the Skins starting out as the assistant tight ends coach before eventually becoming the team's offensive coordinator.

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