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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 11/26

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.


--One writer for the Washington Post looks at Mike Shanhan's future with the Redskins after Monday nights 27-6 loss to the 49ers. Monday's loss was the Redskins third consecutive loss dropping the Redskins record to 3-8.

--A look at the Redskins-49ers game and what went wrong for the Redskins as they lost on Monday night 27-6. The Redskins lacked offense as they only had 190 total yards and scored no touchdowns.

--How the 49ers were able to generate pressure on quarterback Robert Griffin III on Monday night. Griffin was sacked four times and tackled or pushed out of bounds six times after scrambling.

--A comparison of the two quarterbacks on Monday night. Robert Griffin III was 17-for-27 for 127 yards passing and an interception, Colin Kaepernick was 15-of-24 for 235 yards passing and three touchdowns and no interceptions.

--A reporter looks at how the Redskins are performing on nationally televised games this season. So far the Redskins are 0-4 and were outscored 125 to 76.

--The best and worst plays from the Redskins-49ers game including the substandard performance the offence had during the second half where the Redskins had 30 yards of offense.

--As the NFL celebrates the Salute to Service month, the Redskins honored four members of the Navajo Code Talkers Association.

--One stat that can contribute to the Redskins lack of consistent offense this season is their starting field position. The difference between the  Redskins average staring field position and their opponents is -7.46 which is the worst since 2002.

--NFL annalist Chris Collinsworth endorses head coach Mike Shanahan saying, "I absolutely let him play it out." The Redskins will have to decide what to do with their head coach as his contract expires at the end of next season.

--A diversity group accuses Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams of using profanities toward an official during the Redskins-Eagles game.

--The Redskins unveiled a re-sodded field on Monday night vs. the 49ers.

--A look at the inactive list for the Redskins-49ers game including Darrel Young's hamstring injury that caused him to miss the game.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III's response to a report that stated Griffin asked not to have negative plays shown during the Redskins' film review sessions. Griffin said, "People are trying to character assassinate me and it’s unfortunate."

--The Redskins and quarterback Robert Griffin III are frustrated with their performance. An offense that averaged 412.1 yards per game put up 190 yards of total offense on Monday night.

--49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks feels that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III should not be playing because of his knee injury he suffered in January. Brooks said, "Everybody can see it, he shouldn't be playing."

--The Redskins make positional changes in punt return as receiver Santana Moss took punt returns vs. the 49ers.

--Key plays that led to a 27-6 Redskins loss including Griffin's efficiency on play-action plays. Griffin was 1-for-6 for one yard on play-action which led to his zero touchdown performance, a first in his college and professional career.

--Thoughts and observations from ESPN's reporter John Keim as well as what the Redskins loss to the 49ers means. The Redskins missed an opportunity for a deep pass to receiver Aldrick Robinson as well as the Redskins offense only accumulating 7 yards of offense in the third quarter.

--Former NFL coach Jon Gruden answered questions about the relationship between quarterback Robert Griffin III and both head coach Mike and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Gruden said, "The guy touching the ball every play and the man calling the plays, they have to unite and professionally work together." --Highlights from Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's postgame press conferencefollowing the 27-6 loss on Monday night. Griffin said, "We've got to conquer some of the demons that we have going on as an offense."


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) For #NFLSalute & Native American Heritage month, the #Redskinscelebrate & honor members of the Navajo Code Talkers

2) It's gameday! The #Redskins are set to take on the 49ers in a@ESPNMondayNight showdown at #FedExField#HTTR

3) Replay shows QB @RGIII takes a painful and hopefully inadvertent shot to his...dignity. #Redskins challenge incompletion on play.#HTTR

4) #Redskins unveil as much American Pride as FedExField can handle for tonight's Military Appreciation Game: #Salute

5) #Redskins @EIGHTTODANINE gets the guys fired up before pregame! @ESPNMondayNight is less than an hour away. #HTTR




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