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Afternoon Links, December 13: Top Reads Of The Day For Redskins, Wizards, Nationals, Caps And Georgetown

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Every afternoon, SB Nation D.C. combs the Internet for all the most interesting reads of the day. Sure, we have a Starting Lineup, but those are just our five favorite overnight reads. There are infinitely more cool things published during work hours, and we want to bring you the best of those things in case you were too swamped at work to get a chance to read them.

In today's edition: Graham Gano watches film, more details on the Redskins' fifth-down controversy, why the Capitals are playing poorly and whether Alex Ovechkin's fight can rally the troops.



  • Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post provides evidence that the Nationals' decision to not give Cliff Lee a seven-year contract is a good thing.
  • Ben Goessling of MASN has an early look at the 2011 NL East race.





  • Ted Leonsis was named as the 37th-most influential person in sports business by Sports Business Journal.