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ICYMI in NFL Week 3: When is a sack legal? Hard to know now That's crazy." In case you missed it, here are other top topics after the NFL season's third Sunday:. No way to know what is going to happen week to week in the NFL.

A-Rod driven to drink as Packers digest 31-17 loss to Skins Things have not gone all that well for Rodgers and Co. so far, and as the Packers look ahead to hosting the Buffalo Bills next week, there is plenty to work on. "We've got to clean our own house," coach Mike McCarthy said.

Misled: Week 3 of the NFL Season Week three is nearly in the books, and a lot of assumptions are already being made. But how many of them carry much weight? I love to over-hype things, like the fact that the Packers could have made a comeback in the last 5 minutes. But I also think a healthy dose of reality is a good thing too.

Redskins start fast; hold off Rodgers and Packers 31-17 - What a difference a week makes. Last week the Redskins could do nothing right. This week, they did everything right in the first half and beat the Packers 31-17 at FedEx Field. Quick start. The Redskins talked all week about needing a better start to the game than they had last week against the Colts.

Alex Smith validates a victory for Bruce Allen on and off the field It couldn't have been easy for the Prince of Darkness to watch as the organization brought in one know-it-all suit after another to take over his duties. But for one glorious Sunday, none of that mattered - not the empty seats, nor the new ideas about begging fans to buy tickets and being, horror, transparent about the business.

Washington’s offense shows just how dangerous it could be Coach Jay Gruden and quarterback Alex Smith assured us that the unit is capable of more than intermediate strikes. They said the lack of downfield passing and the wideouts' MIA status was a function of the defenses, not Washington's philosophical approach.

Aaron Rodgers says hamstring is fine Aaron Rodgers appeared to grab his right hamstring during Sunday's loss to Washington. The Packers quarterback denied he injured his hamstring, though. In fact, he doesn't even remember ever grabbing the back of his leg. "Nope," Rodgers said, via packersnews.com.

Clay Matthews blasts 'soft' NFL after another controversial penalty LANDOVER - Clay Matthews doesn't know what more he can do. For the second straight week, the Green Bay Packers linebacker was called for a controversial roughing the passer penalty. This year, NFL officials have put an emphasis on prohibiting defenders from putting all, or most, of their body weight on quarterbacks.

Clay Matthews on latest roughing call: NFL is 'getting soft' - Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews does not understand why he was flagged - yet again - for roughing the passer, this time while sacking Washington's Alex Smith on Sunday.

Clay Matthews blasts NFL for rule changes: 'I think they're getting soft' Another week, another roughing-the-passer call on Clay Matthews. That makes three on the Packers linebacker in as many weeks. The first was a no-brainer. The second one was a terrible call. And the third was somewhere in between. But Matthews doesn't see it that way.

Redskins ride first-half offensive outburst to upset win over Packers The Redskins were able to pop some big plays against the Packers from Adrian Peterson and in the passing game in the first half to spring the upset.

Redskins vs Packers: Alex Smith / Adrian Peterson Pressers Alex Smith and Adrian Peterson did their jobs today, and the Redskins go into the bye week 2-1 after defeating the Packers 31-17 at home. The Redskins offense came out swinging in the 1st half, but got conservative in the 2nd half.

Matthews: NFL 'getting soft' with roughing calls Clay Matthews said the NFL is "getting soft" after he was whistled for a third roughing-the-passer penalty this season, while the league took the unusual step of expressing immediate support for the call.

3 things to know from Washington's Week 3 win over Green Bay Playing like the team that dominated the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1, the Washington Redskins took care of business against the Green Bay Packers in Week 3 by emphatically winning 31-17. Here are three quick things to know from Washington's Week 3 win:.

Peterson runs wild as Redskins drop Packers Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes - all in the first half Sunday - and the Washington Redskins held on for a 31-17 victory over a gimpy Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who again had complaints about a roughing-the-passer penalty on Clay Matthews.

Redskins vs Packers Jay Gruden Presser: We've been a little up and down Jay Gruden answers questions about the Redskins 31-17 win over the Packers.

Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17 - Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes - all in the first half Sunday - and the Washington Redskins held on for a 31-17 victory over a gimpy Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who again had complaints about a roughing-the-passer penalty on Clay Matthews.

Adrian Peterson, Alex Smith lead big Washington win A week after it disappeared, Washington's offense has been found. Washington quarterback Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes, and running back Adrian Peterson had two touchdown runs, and Washington beat Green Bay 31-17 today.

Redskins trample Packers 31-17, relying on both offense and defense The Redskins came to play against the Green Bay Packers, winning by a score of 31-17. Offense and defense both came up big when needed.

Redskins defeat the Packers 31-17 in a sloppy upset The Redskins stormed the Packers early, and had a great 1st half. They spent most of the 2nd half holding off Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Redskins got a late turnover when Fabian Moreau stripped the ball from Randall Cobb in the 4th quarter.

Redskins dominate Packers 31-17 in upset Quarterback Alex Smith threw for 220 yards Sunday, Peterson ran for 120 more and the defense held the Packers to a season low in points. They now go into a Week 4 bye with a 2-1 record. Variety was the key to the Redskins' offensive success early.

Green Bay falls at Washington, 31-17 - A bad first half on defense and a bunch of mistakes on offense all afternoon produced a frustrating 31-17 loss for the Packers at Washington on Sunday. With the loss, the Packers fell to 1-1-1 on the season. Washington is 2-1.

Here's something inappropriate Jordan Reed did to a fan Apparently, Jordan Reed didn't take too kindly to a fan's criticism during Washington's matchup against the Green Bay Packers in Week 3. In the third quarter of Sunday's game, cameras caught Reed exchanging pleasantries with someone in the stands by giving them an obscene gesture.

Washington's offensive line suffers another injury to key player Injuries continue to decimate Washington's offense line. Already without left guard Shawn Lauvao due to a calf injury, the Redskins will now be without the services of right tackle Morgan Moses for the foreseeable future.

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