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 ...

Redskins’ Collins glad to put Giants’ turmoil behind him

Football 03/14/19, 16:15

Dave Gettleman's trash seems to be the Washington Redskins' treasure.Three years after the-then Carolina Panthers general manager let cornerback Josh Norman out of his franchise tag, Gettleman opted for his New York Giants not to use the franchise tag on safety Landon Collins and let him go to free agency. ...

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 ...

Redskins are unraveling amid four-game losing streak

Football 12/12/18, 16:46

The Washington Redskins have lost four in a row, are down to their fourth quarterback and are mired in criticism from several players.A once-promising season has gone off the rails thanks to injuries on the offense and blown assignments and missed tackles on defense. The finger-pointing is well underway on ...

Redskins coach Gruden says Jordan Reed’s year could be done

Football 12/10/18, 16:08

Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed could be done for the season because of a strained toe muscle.Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Monday that he thinks Reed was hurt on Mark Sanchez's high throw on his first pass of a 40-16 loss to the New York Giants a day earlier.Gruden ...

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 ...

Gruden: ‘No guarantees’ Foster’s ever plays for Washington

Sports 11/28/18, 16:39

Coach Jay Gruden says the Washington Redskins will continue to investigate Rueben Foster's legal problems amid the outcry from signing the running back following his domestic violence arrest.Gruden said Wednesday there are "no guarantees" Foster ever plays for Washington.Foster was arrested Saturday night at San Francisco's team hotel in Tampa ...

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 ...

Redskins lose Smith for season to broken leg; Mariota hurt

Football 11/18/18, 18:09

Thirty-three years to the day after the Redskins lost quarterback Joe Theismann to a broken leg, Alex Smith's season ended on an eerily similar injury in Washington's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday.Smith broke his right tibia and fibula on a sack by Kareem Jackson midway through the ...

Red-hot Texans visit Redskins in meeting of division leaders

Football 11/15/18, 13:43

Jay Gruden occasionally has to remind people his team is in 6-3 and in first place."That's a heck of deal after nine games," the Washington Redskins' coach said. "But I'm also excited with the fact that we have not played our best yet, and I think the best is yet ...

With weak offense, Gruden’s Redskins can’t mount comebacks

Football 11/07/18, 17:47

Coach Jay Gruden's Washington Redskins have established a pattern: When they get a lead, they win; when they trail, they lose.The Redskins (5-3) are the only one of the NFL's 32 teams that both has managed to avoid a single loss after holding a lead AND also has failed to ...

Skins out 3 starters for season: Scherff, Lauvao, Richardson

Football 11/05/18, 16:28

Both starting guards for the Washington Redskins, Brandon Scherff and Shawn Lauvao, will have season-ending surgery, as will wide receiver Paul Richardson.Coach Jay Gruden announced Monday that Scherff, a Pro Bowl right guard, tore a pectoral muscle, while Lauvao, a left guard, tore the ACL in his left knee during ...

A half-dozen NFL coaches worthy of praise this season

Football 10/29/18, 03:23

Some fans are shaking their heads in wonderment at the performances of some first-year head coaches who keep on losing. Others are campaigning to get rid of an incumbent.Yet there's an impressive number of men doing terrific jobs who deserve to be praised as we approach the halfway mark of ...

Redskins’ offense has scored 1 2nd-half TD all season

Football 10/24/18, 18:35

Locked in a 7-7 tie against the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins took the second-half kickoff and drove to first-and-goal at the 9.On first down, Alex Smith had tight end Jeremy Sprinkle open in the end zone, but they were not on the same page and the throw was incomplete. ...

Redskins riding run defense, rushing offense to 4-2 start

Football 10/22/18, 22:07

With Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne anchoring the defensive line, and Adrian Peterson hardly looking like a 33-year-old, the Washington Redskins have established what sort of team they are. It's quite a drastic shift from who they've been under coach Jay Gruden until now.Their defense stops the run — gasp! ...

So-so Cowboys, Redskins trying to stop alternating W’s, L’s

Football 10/18/18, 20:03

Jason Garrett's Dallas Cowboys and Jay Gruden's Washington Redskins have been the very definition of mediocre as the NFC East teams resume their rivalry.The Cowboys are 3-3, while the Redskins head into Sunday's home game leading the so-so NFC East at 3-2 and with an 18-18-1 mark since the start ...

Redskins ‘wallowed around’ and now have ‘a cloud looming’

Football 10/10/18, 20:18

Alex Smith is not exactly playing like the perfect solution at quarterback for the Washington Redskins. The secondary is a mess. The team hardly seemed ready coming off a bye week and now faces the challenge of a short week.So what if they're leading the NFC East?Things are not looking ...

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