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First-team problems: Redskins offense still has a long way to go


It took a half of football — six possessions in all — for Gruden to finally see a semblance of what he wanted in Saturday night’s game that the Washington Redskins eventually lost 21-17 .


He made a nice downhill tackle inside the red zone, shedding a block and stopping Packers running back Jamaal Williams for a one-yard gain.


In the second half, McCoy made a great back-shoulder pass to Paul, who did a good job of adjusting to the ball in the air, and hung on for a 16-yard touchdown.


He has worked hard to regain his form after shoulder surgery and this preseason has proved his worth as a tight end while playing in place of an injured Jordan Reed, and as a fullback.


Look for the Redskins to carry four tight ends: Reed, Davis, Paul and it appears rookie Jeremy Sprinkle has a leg up on Derek Carrier for the final spot.




READ MORE (Washington Post)


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  • Packers' top units shine in 21-17 preseason victoryPackers.com
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  • Hill TD, fourth-down stop give Packers 21-17 winPackers.com
  • Rodgers looks good, Cousins doesn't; Packers top Redskins 21-17fox6now.com


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