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 ...

Cooper, Cowboys join Redskins atop NFC East with 31-23 win

Football 11/22/18, 19:59

Amari Cooper had a 90-yard touchdown catch while finishing with 180 yards receiving and two scores and the Dallas Cowboys pulled even with Washington atop the NFC East with a 31-23 Thanksgiving victory over the Redskins on Thursday.Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs in for a touchdown against ...

Better blocking coincides with surge by Cowboys in NFC East

Sports 11/20/18, 18:54

Zack Martin can't pinpoint why the Dallas offensive line was better in consecutive road wins after a mostly rugged first half of the season.The Cowboys right guard has a few options: time to adjust to the season-long absence of fellow Pro Bowler Travis Frederick, a steady showing from Xavier Su'a-Filo ...

Elliott, Cowboys in thick of NFC East with Redskins up next

Sports 11/19/18, 19:34

Ezekiel Elliott still had five more games to watch last year after the Dallas Cowboys lost in Atlanta at the beginning of their star running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.After playing a huge role in helping the Cowboys thrust themselves into the NFC East race with a win ...

Eagles are reeling after worst loss by defending champs

Football 11/19/18, 17:35

The defending champs are reeling and seem on the verge of receiving a knockout punch.An embarrassing 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints — the most lopsided defeat for a Super Bowl champion — left the Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) one loss from last place. They're optimistic because they are 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 ...

Eagles embarrassed by blowout loss to Saints

Football 11/18/18, 22:25

The slow-starting Eagles will see their season end much quicker than they anticipated if their latest performance is any indication.Another dismal first-quarter doomed Philadelphia in a 48-7 loss to the streaking New Orleans Saints on Sunday — the most-lopsided loss ever by a defending Super Bowl champion.The Eagles (4-6) face ...

Maher boots FG on final play, Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19

Football 11/18/18, 16:15

Brett Maher shook off a missed extra point and kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play, giving Dallas a 22-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday after the Cowboys squandered a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter.Matt Ryan threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Julio Jones for ...

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 ...

Redskins’ home-field disadvantage in spotlight vs Texans

Sports 11/14/18, 18:24

Home sweet home? Not so much for Redskins players right now.Even though Washington has won three of five home games this season and leads the NFC East, cornerback Josh Norman called out Redskins fans in the aftermath of an ugly victory at Tampa Bay and said he felt they played ...

Eagles closer to last place than repeating as champions

Football 11/14/18, 16:57

The Philadelphia Eagles are closer to being the eighth defending Super Bowl champion to follow up with a losing record than becoming the ninth team to repeat.A season that began with promise has been a major disappointment. The offense is inconsistent, the defense has wasted several leads in the second ...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys ‘not in anything’ without improved play

Football 11/06/18, 20:27

Even if the Dallas Cowboys were better than 3-5, Jerry Jones says he would have plenty of cause for concern based on what he saw in a damaging loss to Tennessee.And the normally upbeat owner and general manager doesn't care to discuss the NFC East standings, even though the Cowboys ...

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 ...

First-place Redskins in search of passing game vs. Falcons

Football 11/01/18, 17:21

All games and no practice reps make Alex Smith a dull quarterback.Injuries to receivers Jamison Crowder and Paul Richardson and running backs Adrian Peterson and Chris Thompson have kept them from getting work in with Smith at practice and stunted the Washington Redskins' passing game so far this season. The ...

Eagles have tough road ahead after mediocre first half

Football 11/01/18, 14:50

Repeating as Super Bowl champions already was a tough task before the Philadelphia Eagles had a mediocre first half.The offense was inconsistent, the defense couldn't protect leads in the fourth quarter and injuries were a factor. So the Eagles entered their bye at 4-4 and were second behind Washington (5-2) ...

Redskins get Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from Packers for 4th-rounder

Football 10/30/18, 17:12

Aiming to improve a defense that's carried them to the top of the NFC East, the Washington Redskins added safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from the Green Bay Packers at Tuesday's NFL trade deadline for a 2019 fourth-round draft pick.Clinton-Dix, who can become a free agent after this season, joins D.J. ...

Update: Redskins get safety Clinton-Dix from Packers

Football 10/30/18, 16:51

The Latest on moves at the NFL trade deadline (all times Eastern): ___ 4:35 p.m. The Washington Redskins have acquired safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from the Green Bay Packers for a fourth-round draft pick. Clinton-Dix, who can become a free agent after this season, joins D.J. Swearinger to give the NFC East-leading Redskins (5-2) ...

Eagles head into bye week on winning note

Football 10/29/18, 18:08

A trip to London got the Philadelphia Eagles back on track. Now, they have a week off to get ready for the second half.The defending Super Bowl champions are 4-4 following Sunday's 24-18 win over struggling Jacksonville at Wembley Stadium. But they're right in the mix in the NFC East ...

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