At 5-2, NFC East-leading Skins off to best start since 2008

Football 10/29/18, 17:23

Yes, the Washington Redskins are 5-2 for the first time in a decade.And now, forget that the when they started that well in 2008, they ended up 8-8.Yes, they're 5-1 against the NFC for the first time since 2005.Yes, they're leading their division on the strength of a three-game winning ...

Redskins off to best start since 2008; Giants 1-7 again

Football 10/29/18, 02:53

There was a lot of laughter and smiles in the Washington Redskins' locker room, the exact opposite of what was happening down the hall where the New York Giants were dressing.It's the difference between winning and losing.The Redskins (5-2) are winning these days. They won their third in a row ...

Redskins win third straight, behind defense and Peterson

Football 10/28/18, 16:36

Safety D.J. Swearinger intercepted two passes, Matt Ioannidis had 2½ sacks, and the NFC East-leading Washington Redskins rode their defense to a third straight win, a 20-13 decision over the offensively inept New York Giants on Sunday.Adrian Peterson caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith and ran for a ...

Skidding Giants facing Redskins and questions about future

Football 10/25/18, 20:17

The Washington Redskins could not have picked a better time to play the New York Giants.The NFC East-leading Redskins (4-2) have won two straight, are coming off a big win over Dallas, and now face a team that's seen its management trade cornerback Eli Apple and defensive tackle Damon Harrison ...

Eagles back to underdogs after 21-17 loss to Panthers

Football 10/22/18, 02:46

Now the Philadelphia Eagles can go back to being underdogs again.After embracing that role last year and overcoming huge odds to win their first Super Bowl title, the Eagles haven't lived up to expectations as defending champions. They blew a 17-0 lead in the fourth quarter and lost 21-17 to ...

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 ...

Cowboys look to solve road puzzle with trip to Washington

Football 10/17/18, 20:07

Well more than half of Dak Prescott's sacks and all four of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback's interceptions have come on the road.There are plenty of other numbers to illustrate the stark contrast between the Cowboys at home and away from AT&T Stadium, starting with the symmetrical records of 3-0 and ...

Roller-coaster Redskins in search for consistency

Football 10/15/18, 03:07

D.J Swearinger didn't even want a few hours to soak up a victory before preparing for the Dallas Cowboys.In the aftermath of a gutsy performance without two top players and after a short turnaround from an embarrassing defeat, the Washington Redskins safety figured he'd start looking at Cowboys film as ...

Cowboys put focus on road woes after routing Jags at home

Texas 10/15/18, 02:58

Ezekiel Elliott had a quiet 100-yard game by his standards in the Dallas Cowboys' rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars.The star running back spoke the loudest after the 40-7 win on the home-road discrepancy for a .500 team that's perfect at AT&T Stadium and winless with three mostly anemic offensive showings ...

Eagles got their swagger back against the Giants

Football 10/12/18, 17:11

The champions got their swagger back.After a pair of tough losses, the Philadelphia Eagles rebounded with a dominant performance on the road against a division rival and dismissed talk of a Super Bowl hangover.Carson Wentz and Co. aren't going anywhere. They proved it in a 34-13 victory over the New ...

Beckham makes scene, Giants drop to 1-5 with loss to Eagles

Football 10/12/18, 01:14

After last week's last-second loss against Carolina, Giants coach Pat Shurmur said he was "done" talking about Odell Beckham Jr. and his critical comments about the team.Six games into his first season, Shurmur still can't shake the OBJ questions. It's talk of a postseason push that's gone silent.The Giants are ...

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 ...

Despite poor start, the Giants have shot in weak NFC East

Football 10/08/18, 19:54

After losing four of their first five games, the New York Giants would be out of the playoff hunt in most seasons.This isn't most seasons in the NFC East. The Giants are only a game behind Dallas (2-3) and Philadelphia (2-3) in the division and Washington (2-1) has a tough ...

ICYMI in NFL Week 5: Giants’ Shurmur deals with OBJ, losses

Football 10/08/18, 04:05

New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur is in charge of a bad team and a generally unproductive offense. The last thing he needs is a grumpy playmaker who bad-mouths teammates, but that's exactly what he has in Odell Beckham Jr.Still, Shurmur might want to reconsider imploring the media: "Let's talk ...

Prescott’s rookie flashback gives Cowboys building block

Football 10/01/18, 20:17

Dak Prescott looked a lot like the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year from two seasons ago in the Dallas Cowboys' win over the Detroit Lions.The star quarterback had clutch plays, big throws and long completions in a 26-24 win capped by a two-minute drive to the winning field goal ...

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