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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 11/8

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, November 8, 2013.


--Redskins tight end Fred Davis was on the inactive list for the Redskins-Vikings game. This makes the fifth time this season Davis has been on the inactive list.

--One reporter explains quarterback Robert Griffin III's new cleats and how he paid homage to Veteran’s day with the new design.

--A conversation with Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall and former Redskins player Darrell Green. Hall spoke on his season and what the decision making process was like as he chose to come back to the Redskins this season.

--How penalties helped the Vikings set up good field position for their offense to score,  the Redskins had eight penalties for 63 yards.

--One reporter breaks down the 34-27 Redskins loss and how the Redskins failed to win back to back games this season. 

--How a 13-point lead disappeared vs. the Vikings on Thursday night as the Redskins allowed 13 straight points after the Vikings starting quarterback was knocked out of the game.

--With the amount of hits quarterback Robert Griffin III took last night, one reporter feels that Griffin may get hurt again if he continues to run option style plays.

--Minnesota's second half comeback has the Redskins at 3-6, the exact same record the team had through nine games last year.

--The best and worst plays from the Redskins 34-27 loss vs. the Vikings including the how the Redskins were able to put together a touchdown drive in the first quarter, something Washington has not done all season.

--The inactive list for the Redskins-Vikings game including how tight end Fred Davis will reportedly miss a $500,000 roster bonus due to his lack of being on the active roster according to sources.

--How a missed opportunity on special teams may have breathed life into the Redskins during the second half. Tight end Niles Paul was not aware of a pass thrown to him on a fake punt that would have gotten the Redskins a first down.

--How running back Alfred Morris' best game of the 2013 season was not enough to overcome the Vikings. Morris had 139 yards on 26 carries on Thursday night, marking the third time this season Morris has broken 100 yards on the ground.

--An analysis of the Redskins final drive where the Redskins fell four yards short of tying the game at 34 vs. the Vikings.  

--Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was slightly shaken up and examined for a concussion after a hit on Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder that ended the quarterback’s night.

--Rookie Jordan Reed continues to impress with his play and has his offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan singing his praises. Shanahan said, "It's obvious how good he is in the passing game, but he's good in every aspect."

--ESPN writer John Keim answers Redskins fans questions including how quarterback Robert Griffin III needs to work on reading the progressions of his wide receivers.

--What the 34-27 loss to the Vikings means for the rest of Washington Redskins season. The Redskins lost to a Vikings team riddled with injuries, had inconsistent quarterback play and blew a 13-point lead in the second half.

--The Redskins defense found a way to contain Adrian Peterson who only had 75 rushing yards, this was the fewest rushing yards in a Vikings win since 2011 which was also against the Redskins.

--Hundreds of people walked in protest on the Redskins team name outside the Vikings stadium on Thursday night. The protest was aimed to raise awareness on racism in sports according to the organizer of the American Indian Movement.

--Minneapolis mayor R.T. Ryback speaks out against the Redskins team name and members of the city council sent a letter condemning the team name to the NFL on Thursday.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) WR @PierreGarcon for the TOUCHDOWN! #HTTR

2) QB @RGIII to TE @RealJordanReed for the 11-yard TOUCHDOWN!#HTTR

3) Offense makes their way down the stairs and on to the field. Gametime is almost here. #HTTR

4) #Redskins TE Logan Paulsen TOUCHDOWN! #HTTR

5) On third down, S @BMeriweather31 INTERCEPTS Ponder, returns the ball to the #Redskins 49-yd line! #HTTR




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