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 ...

Theismann ‘turned away’ after seeing Redskins QB Smith hurt

Football 11/18/18, 17:56

Alex Smith seemed to know immediately this was bad. Really, really bad. He covered his face with both hands, then a white towel, before his fractured right leg was placed in an air cast and he was carted off the field.One of his predecessors as quarterback of the Washington Redskins, ...

Texans beat Redskins 23-21 to extend winning streak to 7

Sports 11/18/18, 17:42

Justin Reid intercepted the ball in the end zone and saw nothing but green grass in front of him."I saw the daylight and I have to hit it," Reid said. "I wasn't going to let anyone stop me."No one's stopping the Houston Texans right now.Reid's 101-yard interception return touchdown was ...

Update: Lions rookie RB Johnson leaves with injury

Sports 11/18/18, 15:31

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST):3:20 p.m.Detroit rookie Kerryon Johnson left the game against Carolina in the third quarter with an apparent left knee injury and is questionable to return.Johnson has 87 yards on 15 carries on the day, including Detroit's only touchdown so far. ...

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 ...

Buccaneers lose again, Koetter mum on possible QB change

Football 11/11/18, 20:39

Ryan Fitzpatrick has been down this road far more times than the veteran quarterback cares to remember.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost for the third straight time Sunday, failing to score a touchdown in a 16-3 loss to the Washington Redskins despite gaining 501 yards total offense and only punting once.Fitzpatrick ...

Smith throws for 178 yards, TD; Redskins beat Bucs 16-3

Football 11/11/18, 17:26

Alex Smith threw for 178 yards and one touchdown to lead the Washington Redskins to a 16-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Dustin Hopkins kicked three field goals for the Redskins (6-3), who forced four turnovers and rebounded from a lopsided loss to Atlanta despite playing with a ...

Frustrated WR Jackson not giving up on Bucs playoff hopes

Football 11/08/18, 20:14

DeSean Jackson's frustration grows by the loss.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have dropped five of six games following a 2-0 start, and the veteran receiver doesn't want anyone to buy the notion that all it'll take to make him happy is to catch more passes Sunday against the Washington Redskins.The Bucs ...

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 ...

Falcons flex offensive muscles, blow out Redskins 38-14

Football 11/04/18, 17:32

Julio Jones ended his 12-game touchdown drought, Matt Ryan threw for 350 yards and four scores and the Atlanta Falcons flexed their offensive muscles with a 38-14 blowout of the Washington Redskins on Sunday that extended their winning streak to three games.Jones caught seven passes for 121 yards with the ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

Manning shakes head when asked about waiving no-trade clause

Football 10/28/18, 19:11

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning isn't looking to be traded.New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) is sacked by the Washington Redskins during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Less than an hour after being sacked seven ...

Giants’ defense gave team a chance to win despite trades

Football 10/28/18, 18:59

Trading cornerback Eli Apple and 2016 All-Pro defensive tackle Damon Harrison in the last week wasn't the reason the New York Giants lost to the Washington Redskins.The new-look defense, which was also missing injured linebacker Alex Ogletree, actually was the reason the Giants had a chance to win in the ...

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