October 19, 2019

Washington Redskins Week 12 Preview: vs. New York Giants

The Washington Redskins look to grab a share of the NFC East lead Sunday in a key divisional matchup vs. the New York Giants. The Redskins were thoroughly embarrassed in a 44-16 blowout at Carolina, while the Giants are coming off a bye week, Washington’s third opponent this year on two weeks’ rest.

The Giants, at 5-5, have a game lead on the abysmal NFC East, and beat the Redskins quite convincingly earlier this year, 32-21. The Giants have been Washington’s bugaboo the last few seasons, winning five straight meetings, all in pretty convincing fashion. The last game played at FedEx Field between these two teams ended in a 45-17 blowout, helped along by four interceptions thrown by Kirk Cousins. [Read more…]

Redskins at 3-1 have plenty of room for improvement

Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan needs to find more points in the offense. (photo by Brian Murphy)

The numbers are what they are. The Redskins have three wins through four games and sit atop the NFC East. If they repeat these results in the final three quarters of the season, they project to a playoff berth and the most wins since 1991.

But is it really that simple?

The Redskins are one of 14 teams with at least three wins so far. They have matched the win projections of several preseason analysts already, and with the ailing Eagles coming to FedEx Field after the bye week, fans are already dreaming about a 4-1 record. [Read more…]

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