Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks

Football 05/09/19, 18:49

The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class.The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio State quarterback they took 15th overall, fourth-round running back Bryce Love and guard Wes Martin, fifth-round center Ross Pierschbacher and linebacker Cole Holcomb, sixth-round receiver ...

Elway bolsters his offense for a change, including QB

Football 04/27/19, 19:44

After entering the offseason scrambling again at quarterback, John Elway emerged from draft weekend set for the present and maybe the future at a position that's been his Frankenstein ever since Peyton Manning retired three years ago. Drew Lock will be Joe Flacco's understudy — providing he can beat out Boise ...

Redskins get QB, draft Ohio State’s Haskins with 15th pick

Football 04/25/19, 21:10

The Washington Redskins had their sights set on Dwayne Haskins and didn't even have to trade up to get who they hope will be their quarterback of the future.Washington selected the Ohio State standout with the 15th pick in the NFL draft. Haskins had been linked to the Redskins in ...

Drafting a quarterback in play for Redskins in early rounds

Football 04/18/19, 13:17

Just when the Washington Redskins thought they found their long-term solution at quarterback, they're back to the drawing board.More than a year after trading for and extending Alex Smith and a month after acquiring Case Keenum, Washington is still in search of its future at the position. Smith's broken right ...

Update: Chiefs QB Mahomes wins NFL MVP award

Sports 02/02/19, 19:00

NFL individual awards Saturday (all times local):7 p.m.It was a Patrick Mahomes runaway for NFL MVP.In his second pro season, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took The Associated Press 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player award. He received 41 votes from a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes ready for postseason debut against Colts

Football 01/07/19, 15:01

The Kansas City Chiefs didn't draft Patrick Mahomes merely to make the playoffs.Matt Cassel accomplished that, and quarterbacks Steve Bono, Elvis Grbac, Trent Green and Alex Smith went one better by making it to the divisional round. Smith even won a wild-card game, the first playoff victory by the long-suffering ...

Chiefs atop AFC playoff puzzle for 1st time since 1997

Football 01/04/19, 03:34

For the first time in a decade, the top seed in the AFC playoffs goes to a team not led by Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.The Kansas City Chiefs earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 1997 after switching from Alex Smith to Patrick Mahomes , the ...

Redskins full of uncertainty after injury-riddled season

Football 12/31/18, 17:48

The Washington Redskins' constantly changing personnel reminded cornerback Josh Norman of a game show."It's like watching 'Jeopardy,'" Norman said as players cleaned out their lockers on Monday. "You watch 'Jeopardy?' When you watch it, do you see the same people?"There were plenty of new and unfamiliar faces for Washington this ...

Johnson leads Redskins to late scores, 16-13 win at Jaguars

Football 12/16/18, 16:17

Josh Johnson's first NFL start in more than seven years ended with a 16-13 victory for Washington against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, snapping the Redskins' four-game losing streak and keeping them on the fringe of the NFC playoff picture.Johnson and Adrian Peterson drove the Redskins (7-7) into field-goal range ...

So much has happened to Skins since 1st game against Giants

Football 12/06/18, 18:44

The first time Washington faced the New York Giants this season, Alex Smith was the QB for the Redskins, and their victory pushed them to 5-2, alone atop the NFC East.The Giants, meanwhile, dropped to 1-7, headed nowhere fast in coach Pat Shurmur's first year and what just about everyone ...

Redskins ask for privacy amid reports of Smith complications

Football 12/06/18, 12:55

The Washington Redskins have asked for privacy for Alex Smith and his family amid reports the quarterback is dealing with complications from surgery to repair a broken leg.In a statement released Thursday, the team says it appreciates concerns about Smith's injury that occurred Nov. 18 against Houston and that the ...

Redskins coach Jay Gruden says team ‘discussed’ Kaepernick

Sports 12/04/18, 15:49

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team "talked about and discussed" bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a tryout "but we will probably go in a different direction."Gruden told reporters during a conference call Tuesday that would there have been "a greater possibility" of considering Kaepernick if the Redskins ...

Wentz tosses for 2 TDs, leads Eagles over Redskins 28-13

Sports 12/03/18, 23:21

Carson Wentz ran around and extended plays the way he did before his knee injury.Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on Monday night.The ...

Redskins QB McCoy injured; Sanchez in against Eagles

Football 12/03/18, 21:14

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy suffered an injury to his right leg and was replaced by Mark Sanchez in the second quarter of Monday night's game against Philadelphia.McCoy's return was questionable. He limped off the field after completing all four passes for 50 yards and the Redskins trailing 7-3. McCoy ...

McCoy, back home, loses in 1st start for Redskins since ’14

Football 11/22/18, 22:19

Colt McCoy still hasn't had a single rep in practice with Washington's first-team offense this season. That will finally come after his first NFL start in nearly four years.After Alex Smith's gruesome leg injury only four days earlier, and a short week to prepare for a Thanksgiving Day game in ...

Eli Manning off the hot seat with Giants winning last 2

Football 11/21/18, 15:02

No one seems to be asking questions about Eli Manning remaining the quarterback of the New York Giants these days.The two-time Super Bowl MVP has quieted his critics, throwing for five touchdowns and no interceptions in wins over the San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers the past two weeks.In ...

Update: Redskins sign Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy

Football 11/19/18, 15:40

The Latest on the Washington Redskins' quarterback situation (all times local):3:10 p.m.Coach Jay Gruden says the Washington Redskins are signing quarterback Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy after Alex Smith's season-ending injury.McCoy will start for the Redskins (6-4) Thursday at the Dallas Cowboys (5-5) in a game that could ...

Redskins bring in quarterbacks, turn to McCoy as starter

Football 11/19/18, 13:20

The Washington Redskins will turn to Colt McCoy as their starting quarterback and brought in veterans Mark Sanchez, Kellen Clemens, T.J. Yates, EJ Manuel and Josh Johnson as potential backup candidates after Alex Smith's season-ending injury.McCoy is in line to start Thursday at the Dallas Cowboys. The team is expected ...

ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Alex Smith leg break like Theismann’s

Sports 11/19/18, 02:09

As much as the NFL would rather if everyone discussed all of the yards and TDs produced in game after game, and for whatever advancements have been made in player safety over time, pro football is, at its core, a brutal sport — and what happened to Alex Smith's right ...

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