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Smith down, Colt loaded and ready to go

The Washington Redskins still sit top of the pile in the NFC East, but a tough loss to Houston was compounded with a sickening injury to Quarterback Alex Smith. Christian Burt goes Skin Deep and 3 & out

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Skin Deep – 8 to go for Washington

Reaching the half-way point of the NFL season, Washington, whilst maintaining a healthy position in the standings, is showing ill-health on the injury report. Christian Burt goes Skin Deep with some lingering optimism for a post-season in D.C.

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Washington skin the Cowboys

Washington is perched the highest in the NFC East. This win on home soil over the Dallas Cowboys now sets up a real opportunity to be a post season play off team. Christian Burt goes 3 & out on the 4-2 Redskins

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A yard short but a mile off – Bears fall to Patriots

So near and yet so far. The Bears were half a yard away from forcing overtime (or perhaps even winning on a 2pt conversion) against Tom Brady and the mighty Patriots, but it never really felt like they should have been that close. Dave Usher reports…

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3 and out – Redskins hold out the Panthers late bite

The Washington Redskins continue to be a W-L-W-L-W team in 2018. Christian Burt goes Skin Deep and 3 and out on the heart pounding hold out 23-17 win vs the Carolina Panthers

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Trubisky on fire as Bears smash Bucs

Mitch Trubisky silenced his doubters with a stunning six touchdown performance in the Chicago Bears surprising 48-10 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The Bears dominated both sides of the ball and their position on top of the NFC North is perhaps not as temporary as most felt it would be. Dave Usher reports…

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Bears rally in Arizona to lead NFC North

The Bears are top of the NFC North. How mad is that? Who’d have believed we’d be here after that shameful fourth quarter collapse at Lambeau Field a couple of weeks ago? It has as much to do with some surprising – you might even call them freak – results elsewhere as it does anything that Chicago have done, but the Bears are in first place…

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3 and Out – Redskins Make Them Eat Cheese

After a soul searching week in D.C. following the loss to the Colts, the Redskins hit back in style with a 31-17 win against Aaron Rodgers & company. Christian Burt hails a victory over Green Bay and goes Skin Deep and 3 and out

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Bears back on track, thanks to Mack

It was closer than it should have been, but the Bears are off and running. Having blown a big lead at Green Bay a week earlier, things were getting a little edgy when Russell Wilson hit Tyler Locket in the back corner of the end zone to get Seattle within one score, but this time the defense stepped up and closed out the game…

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3 and out: Agony for Raiders, but Carr back on track

The Oakland Raiders were on the brink of a morale boosting win at the rival Denver Broncos, but despite leading for almost the entire game there was late heartbreak for Jon Gruden’s team. Robert O’Reardon reports…

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