Stories tagged: Washington Redskins
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9 p.m.
Dak Prescott, Cowboys top Redskins 38-14 in 1st win sans Ezekiel Elliott
Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker to Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys finally won without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott, beating the Washington Redskins …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
Washington Redskins beat New York Giants 20-10 in turkey of a Thanksgiving game
Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night on a drab field in a …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Penalties, missed chances leave Seahawks kicking themselves
The penalties were infuriating. The missed kicks caused flashbacks. The inconsistency of the quarterback was surprising, and watching the defense get beaten at the end was troubling. The Seattle Seahawks …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Washington Redskins upend Seahawks with last-minute touchdown
Kirk Cousins connected with Josh Doctson for 30 yards to set up a short touchdown run by Rob Kelley and the Washington Redskins defeated the Seattle Seahawks 17-14 on Sunday …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Elliott, Cowboys await another hearing on 6-game suspension
Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys should soon find out if the running back will be eligible to play the rest of the season.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Carson Wentz tosses 4 TDs as Eagles knock off Redskins
Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame losing nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters in a 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins. Wentz threw for …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Harrison Butker’s field goals send Chiefs to 29-20 win over Redskins
Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an earlier miss and helping Kansas City to a 29-20 …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Redskins QB Kirk Cousins to play another season on franchise tag
Kirk Cousins will be the first quarterback in NFL history to play consecutive seasons on the franchise tag.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Redskins LB Trent Murphy suspended 4 games for PED use
Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy has been suspended the first four games of next season for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy. The league announced the suspension on Friday.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Washington’s Junior Galette arrested after fight in Mississippi
Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to comply following a fight over the weekend in Mississippi. Police say an officer saw …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Redskins’ GM not at NFL combine due to ‘family matters’
Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is not attending the NFL combine in Indianapolis. Team spokesman Tony Wyllie confirmed McCloughan’s absence in an email to The Associated Press Thursday, saying …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 8 a.m.
Blanchette: Super Bowl victory 25 years ago gave Mark Rypien options for a lifetime
As the eve of Super Bowl XXVI became morning, the temperature in Minneapolis dipped to 9 degrees. But inside his hotel room, something in Mark Rypien was burning too hot …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Robb Akey fired as Redskins defensive line coach
The Washington Redskins fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and other members of the coaching staff, including former University of Idaho coach Robb Akey.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Redskins lose control of playoff hopes with loss to Panthers
Kirk Cousins threw an interception and fumbled near his goal line as the Washington Redskins coughed up their easiest path to the playoffs with a 26-15 loss to the defending …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Rookies Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott lead Cowboys to 10th consecutive win
Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Dallas Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Super Bowl champion Panthers practice with high school team
The Carolina Panthers made history on Thursday by holding a joint practice with a high school football team in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Activists criticize poll on offensiveness of Redskins’ name
Native American leaders and activists criticized a recent national poll that found nine of 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by the Washington Redskins’ name.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
After slow start, Rodgers, Packers overwhelm Redskins 35-18
For Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green Bay Packers’ offense, the first quarter of their playoff game Sunday looked quite similar to the stagnant way their regular season …
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
Packers have struggled while Redskins soar into playoffs
Aaron Rodgers has been a Super Bowl champion and a two-time NFL MVP. He owns the best passer rating in league history. His Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Jay Gruden put Redskins on path to playoffs
If there was one particular decision, one particular moment, that allowed Jay Gruden to point his Washington Redskins – and, indeed, his very career as an NFL head coach – …
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 9:17 p.m.
Kirk Cousins throws four TD passes as Redskins clinch NFC East
Kirk Cousins threw four touchdown passes and had a season-high 365 yards and the Washington Redskins beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-24 Saturday night to clinch the NFC East title.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 6:45 p.m.
NFL notes: NFL suspends Giants WR Beckham for 1 game
Losing control during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers will cost Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. one game. The NFL on Monday suspended Beckham for next weekend’s visit to Minnesota …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brews expects to play on Sunday
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he is confident he will be able to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers despite a bruised rotator cuff in his throwing …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
NFL notes: Benched Robert Griffin III receives standing ovation at Redskins events
Robert Griffin III made his first public comments since losing his job to Kirk Cousins, but didn’t address the Redskins’ starting quarterback situation. Griffin spoke at a team awards luncheon …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
NFL notes: Julio Jones signs five-year extension with Atlanta
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
NFL notes: Robert Griffin III has forgettable night
LANDOVER, Md. – With zero help from his offensive line, Robert Griffin III repeatedly wound up on the turf until leaving with a concussion after being sacked three times and …
Wed., July 8, 2015, 12:59 p.m.
Judge: Redskins’ trademark must be canceled; team to appeal
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For the first time in a legal battle that has stretched over 20 years, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark …
Sat., May 2, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
Jake Rodgers drafted by Atlanta Falcons
Eastern Washington offensive lineman Jake Rodgers was picked by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the NFL draft on Saturday. Also, the Cleveland Browns selected WSU wide receiver …
Fri., March 20, 2015
NFL notes: Seattle Seahawks bulk up defensive line
The Seattle Seahawks made some additions to their defensive line Thursday, announcing the re-signing of free-agent tackle D’Anthony Smith, and signing unrestricted free-agent tackle Ahtyba Rubin, who has played for …