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Behind Enemy Lines: An Inside Look at the Washington Redskins


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans face the Washington Redskins on Saturday at Nissan Stadium.

Here's a look at the Redskins:

Record: 7-7.

Last game: Beat the Jaguars, 16-13.

Points for/against: 18.9 ppg/22.1 ppg.


Offense: 28th overall, 315.3 ypg (17th rushing, 26th passing).

Defense: 18th overall, 357.4 ypg (18th rushing, 18th passing).


Head coach: Jay Gruden.


QB: Josh Johnson (27-of-41, 346 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, 98.2 rating).

Top RB: Adrian Peterson (221 carries, 923 yards, 7 TDs).

Top WRs: WR Josh Doctson (39 catches, 469 yards, 2 TDs); RB Chris Thompson (35 catches, 246 yards, 1 TD), WR Maurice Harris (28 catches, 304 yards, 0 TDs).

Top TE: Jordan Reed (54 catches 558 yards, 2 TDs).


Sacks: LB Ryan Kerrigan (11).

Leading tackler: LB Mason Foster (149).

Interceptions: FS D.J. Swearinger (4).

Take/Give: plus-9.

Kicker: Dustin Hopkins (23-26 FGs).

Punter: Tress Way (45.1).

Last meeting: October 19, 2004: Redskins 19, Titans 17.

Titans connections

-Redskins linebacker Zach Brown was a 2012 draft pick by the Titans who played four seasons with the team.

-Redskins defensive quality control coach Cannon Matthews served as defensive quality control coach for the Titans in 2014-15.

Injury Report

-CB Josh Holsey (knee).

-CB Danny Johnson (knee/finger).

-QB Colt McCoy (fibula).

-T Ty Nsekhe (knee).

-TE Jordan Reed (ankle/foot).

-LB Ryan Anderson (hamstring).

-OL Tyler Bergstrom (knee/ankle).

-DL Matt Ioannidis (shin).

-LB Shaun Dion Hamilton (shoulder).

-T Morgan Moses (ankle).

-RB Adrian Peterson (shoulder).

-T Trent Williams (thumb/wrist).

-QB Josh Johnson (ankle).

-C Chase Roullier (knee).

Titans coach Mike Vrabel on what he sees from the Redskins…

"Well, they're running the ball. Adrian (Peterson) is doing a good job of running. He's found the fountain of youth. He has 220 carries, 900-something yards and 4.2 average. He's running hard. He's running violent. Jay (Gruden) and his staff have done a great job with the number of injuries they've had to get them back in the race. They had a big win last week in Jacksonville. It looks like the quarterback, Josh (Johnson) is more comfortable. They've got some good tight ends. Talk about Jordan Reed, but he was out last week, so we'll see where he's at. Obviously, (Jamison) Crowder is one to worry about. They have a lot of guys—big receivers. (Michael) Floyd is something we have to continue to be mindful of. Defensively, they're stout. They caused 25 turnovers. (Ryan) Kerrigan—the front seven has 36 of their 40 sacks. They've caused 25 turnovers. The DB's have forced 11 fumbles. So, you better know where (Josh) Norman is if you have the ball in your hand. If you're lucky enough to catch it around him, you better put it away because he's going to be coming to punch it out. (D.J.) Swearinger (Sr.) is an active safety, an active, strong safety. He's always around the ball. So, it's going to be a big challenge for us. They're back in the race and so are we. We're excited to be playing a meaningful game here at home." looks back at the all-time series against the Washington Redskins. (AP Photos)

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