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  • Hungry for greatness, Ravens' Courtney Upshaw working on pass-rushing skills

    Hungry for greatness, Ravens' Courtney Upshaw working on pass-rushing skills
    Standing at his locker Monday night after a practice spent chasing down running backs and quarterbacks, Courtney Upshaw brooded about a few plays that had eluded him. Visibly tired, Upshaw shook his head. “I’ve got to do better,”...
  • Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins

    Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins
    Steelers 23, Ravens 20 Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
  • Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Redskins game with Rich Campbell of The Washington Times

    Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Redskins game with Rich Campbell of The Washington Times
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Rich Campbell, who covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Times. MV: How unique is Robert Griffin III? And how...
  • A painful end to a dreary season for Redskins

    — In a performance befitting their dismal, error- and injury-filled campaign, the Washington Redskins stumbled their way through a 34-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in their final game of the season Sunday. Rex Grossman kept team and individual...
  • Memories of rout serve as motivation

    The Philadelphia Eagles own a 1-4 record, which might come as a surprise given the team's offseason spending spree on free agents and their "Dream Team" billing. But when Washington Redskins players look at the squad, they don't see a team that's...
  • Another loss 'tough to take'

    As the fourth quarter started Sunday at FedEx Field, with the Washington Redskins' offense and the third quarterback of the Mike Shanahan era struggling mightily, the burgundy-and-gold-clad crowd started to boo, and one fan in earshot of the press box...
  • Taking stock of Ravens' depth chart

    Taking stock of Ravens' depth chart
    Nothing of true consequence has transpired yet at Ravens training camp, not even an actual preseason game -- the best litmus tests for who's worthy of inclusion on the roster. That doesn't mean impressions aren't being formed, though, as the Ravens are...
  • NFC Battles of Week: Final chance for lasting impression

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFC Battles of Week: Final chance for lasting impression While some NFL players may be on cruise control to stay healthy in this final week of preseason, others are going full throttle to nail down...
  • Gruden disagrees with Meriweather suspension

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was suspended two regular-season games without pay for his sixth violation of the NFL's policy on player safety. The NFL's...
  • DE Hatcher better friend than foe for Washington

    The Sports Xchange By David Elfin, The Sports Xchange DE Hatcher better friend than foe for Washington ASHBURN, Va. -- Defensive end Jason Hatcher is impressing some of the Washington Redskins he once depressed. Outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, for...
  • Gruden on RG3's poor play: 'We're not going to panic'

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT When the Washington Redskins traded three first- and one second-round draft choice to St. Louis for the right to select Robert Griffin III at No. 2 overall in 2012, it seemed that...
  • Smith shows he can still play in Ravens' win

    The Sports Xchange By Todd Karpovich, The Sports Xchange Smith shows he can still play in Ravens' win BALTIMORE -- When the Baltimore Ravens signed wide receiver Steve Smith in the offseason, they envisioned a fearless target for quarterback Joe Flacco...