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Week 3 Redskins vs Packers Preview: Aaron Rodgers in the way of a much needed bounce back

Friday, September 21st, 2018

In Week 1 the Redskins thrashed Arizona, dominating both sides of the ball en route to a 24-6 victory. Looking forward, what Redskins team will show up on Sunday as the Packers come to FedEx Field for Week 3? Start running - Against the Cardinals, the Redskins dominated time of possession by running the ball.

Redskins brace for Rogers, Packers

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

All eyes continue to be on Aaron Rodgers' injured left knee as the Green Bay Packers prepare to face the Washington Redskins on Sunday in Landover, Md. The injury affects Rodgers' mobility and thus the Packers' offensive game plan. "He's got to know what's up -- meaning, what plays are up," Rodgers said of coach Mike McCarthy.

Need to Know: Smith says Redskins just need to execute vs. Rodgers and the Packers

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Alex Smith on if the offense would feel any additional pressure because they are facing Aaron Rodgers: "I think that you can get sucked into that. Comment: The Redskins probably will need to score at least 30 points to win this game. Since 2016, the Packers have lost one game that Rodgers started and finish where the opponent scored fewer than 30 points.

Returns of Oren Burks, Aaron Jones replenish Packers’ depth

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Green Bay Packers might get injured inside linebacker Oren Burks back for their game Sunday against the Washington Redskins. The rookie appeared to be in line to open the season as the starter inside alongside Blake Martinez when he hurt his shoulder during warmups before a preseason game last month in Oakland. Depth has also been replenished at running back, where Aaron Jones figures to return on Sunday after missing the season's first two games after being suspended by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Rodgers, Peterson meet again when Packers visit Redskins

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Adrian Peterson has played against Aaron Rodgers more than a dozen times and knows not to be surprised by anything. ''You see him hobbling around last week and how effortless he was making plays,'' Peterson said. Peterson and Rodgers meet on an NFL field for the 15th time Sunday.

Packers-Redskins Capsule

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

GREEN BAY (1-0-1) at WASHINGTON (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Packers by 1+ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 0-1, Washington 1-1 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 20-15-1 LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Packers 42-24, Nov. 20, 2016 LAST WEEK - Packers

Packers, Redskins both looking for offense

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins both will need to do a better job finding the end zone when they meet Sunday at 1:05 p.m ET at FedEx Field. Washington (1-1) dropped a 21-9 decision to the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday and hasn't scored a touchdown since the first half of Week 1. Green Bay (1-0-1) put 29 points on the board in Week 2, but only managed one offensive touchdown and went 1-for-5 in the red zone as Minnesota -- aided by a controversial roughing the passer penalty on Packers linebacker Clay Matthews -- rallied to tie the game.

Packers, Redskins both looking for offense

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins both will need to do a better job finding the end zone when they meet Sunday at 1:05 p.m ET at FedEx Field. Washington (1-1) dropped a 21-9 decision to the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday and hasn't scored a touchdown since the first half of Week 1. Green Bay (1-0-1) put 29 points on the board in Week 2, but only managed one offensive touchdown and went 1-for-5 in the red zone as Minnesota -- aided by a controversial roughing the passer penalty on Packers linebacker Clay Matthews -- rallied to tie the game.

Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team: Forbes

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for a 12th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes on Thursday. The

Vernon Davis writes a letter to the Maryland Terrapins football team in the Players’ Tribune

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The 2018 Maryland football team was faced with a hardship that no team ever dreams of going through. Having to overcome the pain of losing their teammate Jordan McNair, then taking the field in competition is an obstacle that no one understands until they face it themselves. Davis, a current tight end for the Washington Redskins, took to the Players' Tribune to write to the Maryland football team.