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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 11/5

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, November 4, 2013.


--The Redskins must move on from their overtime win vs. the Chargers as they have a Thursday night game vs. the Minnesota Vikings this week.

--Redskins receiver Santana Moss comments on the outcome of the Sean Taylor case.

--An update on Redskins linebacker London Fletcher after reports show that his knee was drained. Head coach Mike Shanahan said Fletcher will be "fine."

--One writer tells Redskins fans to keep the Chargers win in perspective and gives his opinions on Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield's comments. Cofield said, "we want to win it all."

--Five observations from the Redskins-Chargers game including how the Redskins were able to overcome two blocked field goals and an interception in the Redskins own endzone.

--A positional breakdown from the Redskins-Chargers game and how Rookie tight end Jordan Reed's blocking is improving week-to-week which is important for the Redskins to keep an effective running attack.

--A recap of Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon's career day. Garcon's 172 yards receiving was the most since fellow receiver Santana Moss put up 178 receiving yards in Detroit in 2009.

--One writer explains why the Redskins need to re-sign cornerback DeAngelo Hall. Hall is having one of his best seasons of his career, leading all NFL defensive players with three touchdowns.

--Former Redskins quarterback Doug Williams is keeping his options open as a job with the Redskins front office could be in his future. 

--A writer for the Washington Post ranks the Redskins 30-24 overtime win vs. the Chargers amongst other Redskins exciting finishes.

--How the Redskins running game was able to gain over 209 yards rushing as the Redskins used six different players to run the ball.

--Notes from the Redskins-Chargers game including how the Redskins unveiled the triple option in their game plan, something the Redskins haven't done since last season.

--What Chargers safety Eric Weddle said to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III after the game. Weddle spoke to the media about the conversation and said, "Do what you do, lead the team."

--Quick facts about the Redskins victory including how the Redskins are 10-1 when running back Alfred Morris gets 20 or more rushing attempts dating back to last year.

--Snap counts of all the Redskins players broken down by position. Due to the number of two and three tight end sets, wide reciver Leonard Hankerson's snap counts have decreased to less than 40 snaps in the last two games.

--A six-pack of observations by CSNWashington including Pierre Garcon's outstanding one-handed catch where he fought off Chargers cornerback Derek Cox to put the Redskins in the redzone.

--A detailed breakdown of the Redskins defensive stand vs. the Chargers. Quite possibly the most important play was that of DeAngelo Hall jamming Chargers tight end Antonio Gates who is six inches taller and 62 pounds heavier than Hall.

--Issues to address as the Redskins prepare for the Vikings on Thursday night including correcting field goal mistakes. Head coach Mike Shanahan thought that both kicks that were blocked were two low, one of which was from the 25 yard line.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) Three yards for the 1st down? Commence @RGIII launch sequence. Gameday gallery: #HTTR

2) Congrats to Bianca, @AldrickRobinson for birth of Aldrick Lamonte Robinson Jr.! 21 in., 7.5 lbs, fastest baby in the hospital. #HTTR

3) Shanahan on crowd noise during goal-line stand: "They really helped us in that situation...big advantage for us at home." #HTTR

4) Relive all 4 #Redskins TDs from the Redskins win. Now go enjoy your 8 free @PapaJohns toppings

5) #Redskins Victory Monday Stats Pack: 500 yds offense, controlled ball 40:03, converted 71% of 3rd downs:




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