Eagles need win, help from Bears to extend season

Football 12/27/18, 15:15

The Philadelphia Eagles need to win and get help to keep playing and have a chance to defend their Super Bowl title.All the Washington Redskins can do now is play spoiler.It's do-or-die for the Eagles (8-7) when they visit the Redskins (7-8) on Sunday. A victory coupled with a loss ...

D.J. Swearinger happy to be back in Arizona with Cardinals

Football 12/26/18, 20:16

D.J. Swearinger, released abruptly by the Washington Redskins this week after publicly criticizing the defensive coaching, didn't need much time to find a landing place.He's back in Arizona with the Cardinals, where he played part of 2015 and all of the 2016 season.Speaking in front of his new locker on ...

Gabbert keeps Titans’ hopes alive, beating Redskins 25-16

Sports 12/22/18, 19:30

Blaine Gabbert threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to MyCole Pruitt with 4:30 left and the Tennessee Titans kept their playoff hopes alive by rallying to beat the Washington Redskins 25-16 on Saturday.Gabbert came off the bench for the third time this season after the Redskins knocked Marcus Mariota out of ...

Titans QB Marcus Mariota knocked out of game vs. Redskins

Sports 12/22/18, 18:10

Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota has hurt his right, throwing arm and has been replaced by backup Blaine Gabbert against the Washington Redskins.The Titans said Mariota had a "stinger" and was questionable to return to the game.Mariota was hurt when sacked by defensive end Jonathan Allen with 48 seconds left in ...

Jags’ latest odd call: Fournette on sideline in crunch time

Football 12/16/18, 19:23

Leonard Fournette spent most of the second half on the sideline, a spectator in a tight game.Jacksonville's best offensive player and one of five team captains touched the ball once in the final 30 minutes — a 25-yard carry in the fourth quarter.It made no sense, not even for the ...

Injuries have Redskins-Jaguars looking like preseason game

Football 12/13/18, 17:56

Cover your eyes, folks. This one could be ugly, even by late-season NFL standards.When the Washington Redskins and Jacksonville Jaguars take the field Sunday, it might look a little like a preseason game. The dreaded fourth preseason game, too.Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson, who was getting ready to play in the ...

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 ...

4th Redskins QB starter of season prepped with ‘Madden NFL’

Football 12/10/18, 17:31

This is what it's come to for the Washington Redskins: Their fourth quarterback of a once-promising, now-lost season, Josh Johnson, will be making his first NFL start since 2011 and spent time playing the "Madden NFL" video game to try to pick up something about his new teammates."I learned their ...

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 defense struggling lately, especially on 3rd down

Football 12/07/18, 17:30

Missed tackles. Missed assignments. Missed communication. All are plausible explanations for what's gone wrong with the Washington Redskins' defense lately.A unit that was a big reason for the team's strong start to the season is also now a big reason for the Redskins' rapid descent to 6-6 and a three-game ...

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 ...

Foster’s ex-girlfriend details abuse allegations on GMA

Football 12/06/18, 12:15

Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that he slapped her and pushed her during an incident in Tampa, Florida, that led to his arrest for domestic violence.Elissa Ennis said in the interview televised Thursday that Foster abused her three times, most recently last month in Tampa. The 24-year-old ...

New Redskins QB Mark Sanchez jokes about ‘The Butt Fumble’

Football 12/05/18, 16:53

The question about that one particular, infamous play wasn't complete when Mark Sanchez interrupted to deliver a perfectly straight-faced, deadpan response."I'm not following," he said.For a guy who was a first-round NFL draft pick and played in a pair of AFC title games at the outset of his professional career, ...

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 ...

No pain, no gain in the playoff chase

Football 11/29/18, 23:32

Nigel Bradham played nearly an entire game with a broken thumb that required surgery afterward.Why?The Philadelphia Eagles are fighting for a playoff spot and needed their best linebacker."It was definitely painful but it was something I had to get through," Bradham said after having six screws inserted into his right ...

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 ...

Banged-up Redskins cautiously get ready for Eagles matchup

Football 11/26/18, 18:06

Trent Williams wasn't worried as he climbed into an ambulance to be evaluated at a Dallas hospital.The Washington Redskins' starting left tackle was hit in the chest and felt lightheaded, so the concern was a possible liver injury. Williams checked out just fine and was back at practice Monday."It didn't ...

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 ...

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