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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 9/24

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.


--After three games, what expectations should be for the Redskins. Redskins players are surprised by 0-3 start to the season. What you need to know about the Redskins after Week 3.

--Six observations from Redskins-Lions game.

--Snap counts broken down by position from the Redskins vs. Lions game.

--Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon does not believe quarterback Robert Griffin III is fully healthy.

--ESPN's analysis of the Washington Redskins' 27-20 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

--How certain players need to take advantage of opportunities to better define roles on the team.

--The "Calvin Johnson rule" worked in the Lions' favor vs. the Redskins.

--What is different about the 0-3 Redskins compared to last year.

--One writer's take on the strength, or lackthereof, of the NFC East.

--Five reasons for the Redskins' 27-20 loss to the Lions.

--Head coach Mike Shanahan was pleased with the balance of the offense vs. Lions.

--Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan on two plays that could have changed the game in the Redskins favor.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III second-quarter interception broken down by head coach Mike Shanahan. At the end of it all, he says it was a pretty good throw.

--Five observations from the Redskins vs. Lions game.

--Different NFL analysts comment on quarterback Robert Griffin III's slide.

--Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot has some interesting nicknames for quarterback Robert Griffin III and head coach Mike Shanahan, as well as the status of their working relationship.

--One reporter feels that Redskins veterans like linebacker London Fletcher deserve better play from the team.

--Defensive tackle Barry Cofield's take on the Redskins defense and how they are adjusting to opposing offenses.

--Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath on his injury and his status for Sunday's matchup against Oakland. He expects to play.

--Redskins players get a small spot in ESPN's new SportsCenter commercial.

--Getting to know Redskins linebacker Nick Barnett, who took snaps in place of inside linebacker London Fletcher on Sunday.

--Robert Griffin III's fumble and his take on the NFL's rule on sliding. Guess what? 'It sucks.'

--Physical and mental toughness will be key for Redskins to snap this three game losing streak.

--Questions understandably surround the Redskins team due to the team's 0-3 start.

--Finding positives in the Redskins winless start to the season is easier than you might think, and revolve around statistical performances and the weak play of the rest of the division.

--Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon share his differing opinion on Robert Griffin III's health.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) Shanahan on #Redskins fans: "They're our MVP right now. They were excited all through the game." #HTTR

2) OT Polumbus : "Nobody expected to be in this situation. We've got a good football team...Just have to put it together." #HTTR

3) Shanahan says S Rambo must produce to play D: "He doesn't play well D, he better play well on ST. Doesn't play well on ST, he won't dress."

4) NT Barry Cofield on what it takes to turn season around: "One win...One win away from getting back on track." #HTTR 5) Cofield on motivating teammates: "If you don't have all the motivation and 'want to' in the world, you're in the wrong locker room." #HTTR




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