Redskins Defeat Giants, Face Must-Win Against Cowboys Thursday

It was far from pretty, but sometimes pretty doesn’t matter. Washington got two touchdown passes from quarterback Kirk Cousins and the Redskins defense held the hapless New York Giants to just 170 yards of total offense in a 20-10 Thanksgiving Day victory.

“We found a way to win and the defense kept us in the game all night long,” said Cousins, who connected on 19-of-31 passes for 242 yards. “This game just tests you every week and you have those moments throughout the game that emotionally you just get punched in the gut.”

The Redskins were tested all game long as Cousins and the Redskins’ offense produced all of one field goal in the first half. In fact, the Giants …

Redskins loss to Vikings – Too little too late?

The Washington Redskins lost their game in Week 10 to the Minnesota Vikings. This game started quick and immediately had fans excited and believing that this team could pull off another unlikely win. All week the discussion has been that the Vikings have a stellar defense and that our injury plagued offense wouldn’t be able to do much. Right out of the gate the Redskins were determined to prove everyone wrong. A few good runs from Fat Rob and a fantastic catch from Maurice Harris resulted in the Redskins getting on the board first. Unfortunately, the defense couldn’t come out and make a stop. On the Vikings first drive they immediately charged down the field and scored. The first quarter …

The Redskins are Out of Time; Out of Options

The Redskins have been playing a high-stakes game of chicken with Kirk Cousins for the past two seasons and time has run out, the plan has backfired, the quarterback has won. It is time to pay your franchise quarterback whatever he wants (yes, literally) and pretend like this entire thing never happened!

At one point this offseason a deal seemed to be in the works but then the Redskins changed their mind and decided they would “tag” Kirk and deal with him later in the summer but before the July 15 deadline. Teams that were in the market for a QB including the Bears, Browns, and Texans made other arrangements and a few weeks ago Derek Carr signed the richest …