A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, delivered by FedEx Ground.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler explains that the Redskins playoff chances are trending in the wrong direction after Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.
-- Tandler also writes about the Redskins looking for their fifth straight victory over the Eagles this week.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's JP Finlay wonder if little news about the health of tight end Jordan Reed is a good thing for his playing chances on Sunday.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that the Redskins may take advanatage of the Eagles' rookie quarterback Carson Wentz to get back on the right track.
-- Keim also writes that while Kirk Cousins kept the Redskins in the game on Sunday, he will need to keep stepping up in big moments to help them win.
-- The Washington Times' Tommy Chalk wrote about the Redskins' inability to stop Cardinals running back David Johnson as a key factor in the team's loss.
-- The Washington Post's Mike Jones opens up his mailbag and answers questions about the fade route and the Redskins' struggling defense.
--*The Washington Post's *Rick Snider opines that even if the Redskins make the playoffs, their defense won't be able to get them very far.
--The *Post'*s Dan Steinberg looks at the Redskins' third-and-long defense, which is historically bad.
-- Jason Reid of The Undefeated looks at the story of Anthony Lanier and his entrance into the NFL.
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