A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
--One reporter breaks down the final offensive drive of the Redskins-Vikings game where quarterback Robert Griffin III threw an incomplete pass to Santana Moss on 4th down.
--A Native American tells his story on how he came to be a Redskins fan and how he takes pride in being a Redskins fan despite the debate surrounding the team name.
--The Redskins-Giants Dec. 1st game is still scheduled for Sunday Night Football but can be subject for change.
--The Redskins defense will get another shot at stopping the high-powered Eagles offense and its No. 1 rushing attack. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has been a great fit into the new offense and has thrown 16 touchdowns and zero interceptions this season.
--Running back Davin Meggett has been placed on the practice squad to take the spot of wide receiver Nick Williams. Williams was promoted to the 53-man roster after a season ending injury to rookie running back Chris Thompson.
--Observations from the Redskins 34-27 loss to the Vikings including the number of hits quarterback Robert Griffin III took. The NFL credited the Vikings with eight quarterback hits but certain reporters counted as much as 16 hits.
--What you need to know as the Redskins prepare for the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday including how the Redskins plan to stop the quick tempo of the Eagles offense. The Eagles average touchdown drive takes 1:38 and the Redskins average touchdown drive takes four minuets.
--Redskins defensive lineman Kedric Golston remains confident that his teammates have the ability to put together consecutive wins in the second half of the season. The Redskins have yet to win back to back games this season.
--One reporter looks at the special teams unit and how their play compares to some of the worst special teams units ever. According to the Football Outsiders Almanac this years unit ranks third worst in the last 20 years.
--A look at the upcoming schedules for the Giants, Cowboys, Eagles and Redskins. The Redskins have four division games upcoming on their schedule which are must win games in an attempt to make the playoffs.
--The Redskins come in at No. 23 on ESPN’s power rankings and move down one spot after losing to the Vikings on Thursday night.
--How the Redskins lack of a pass rush may be an issue with the defensive secondary. Linebackers Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo have had a combined 2.5 sacks in the past five games.
--Redskins players know that a second half comeback is possible but the road will be much tougher. Besides four division games the Redskins must play the 49ers, Chiefs and travel to Atlanta to play the Falcons.
--Former Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot thinks that the upcoming Eagles game this Sunday could be the last for Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan if the Eagles win.
--Native American leaders had a meeting at the White House and thanked President Obama for speaking out against the Redskins team name.
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