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 ...

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! ...

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has 2nd-worst rushing game in NFL

Football 10/21/18, 22:07

It's a rather simple statistic: When Ezekiel Elliott rushes for fewer than 75 yards, the Dallas Cowboys lose.Happened again Sunday, when Elliott was held to 34 yards on 15 carries, the second-lowest total of his NFL career, and Dallas was beaten by the Washington Redskins 20-17.The Cowboys are now 0-3 ...

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’ defense ready for Elliott-led Cowboys running game

Football 10/17/18, 18:16

Even after Dak Prescott rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown last week, the Washington Redskins aren't zeroing in on stopping the Dallas Cowboys quarterback."We don't really care about him running," linebacker Zach Brown said. "Him running is not really our concern."Their concern is Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys' top ...

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 ...

Cam Newton inconsistent in Panthers’ loss to Redskins

Football 10/14/18, 18:24

Even after blaming pressure and contact to his throwing arm for a costly interception in the first half, Cam Newton had the game on his shoulders in the final minute.Newton led the Carolina Panthers downfield and into the red zone before three consecutive incompletions ended their hopes in a 23-17 ...

Norman intercepts Newton, Redskins beat Panthers 23-17

Football 10/14/18, 16:15

Josh Norman bounced back from his prime-time benching by intercepting former teammate Cam Newton and forcing a fumble, and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 23-17 on Sunday.Norman ended his 19-game interception drought by catching a jump ball thrown by Newton on a third-and-long play early ...

What a week for Josh Norman, whose Redskins take on Panthers

Football 10/11/18, 17:31

What a week for Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman.There was a benching during a 24-point loss. Criticism from a former teammate. Biting Twitter barbs from an opposing receiver.What better way to cap it all off than a matchup for his Redskins (2-2) on Sunday against Cam Newton and the visiting ...

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 ...

Record-breaking night brings out Brees’ emotional side

Football 10/09/18, 03:26

Drew Brees used one hand to hold his helmet and the other to wipe away tears.It was the first time the 39-year-old Brees had ever walked off of a football field knowing that he had thrown for more yards than any quarterback in the history of the NFL. And the ...

Redskins rue penalties, busts in blowout loss to Saints

Football 10/09/18, 02:14

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden had issued warnings about the perils of giving Saints quarterback Drew Brees second chances.His words went unheeded, and a humbling lesson followed.Having allowed an NFL-low average of 187.3 passing yards through three games, the Redskins kept the Saints' first two drives alive with three penalties ...

Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins 43-19

Football 10/08/18, 23:41

Drew Brees' 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie Tre'Quan Smith made him the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing and sent the New Orleans Saints well on their way to a lopsided 43-19 victory over the mistake-prone Washington Redskins on Monday night.Brees entered the game needing 201 yards to eclipse Peyton ...

Saints’ Brees becomes NFL all-time yards passing leader

Football 10/08/18, 21:51

Drew Brees has become the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing — and he did it in style.The 39-year-old Brees eclipsed Peyton Manning's previous record of 71,940 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie Tre'Quan Smith during Monday night's game against the Washington Redskins.New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees ...

Saints QB Brees says he’s focused on Redskins, not record

Football 10/04/18, 21:29

Saints quarterback Drew Brees is on the cusp of making NFL history.So what else is new?"Just another day in the life of being a teammate of Drew Brees," said Saints running back Mark Ingram."He breaks records every year — always something he's breaking, always something he's accomplishing, always some milestone ...

Redskins’ Thompson at peace returning to scene of injury

Football 10/04/18, 18:31

Chris Thompson feels the pain, not the nerves.Eleven months ago, the running back was in the middle of a career season with the Washington Redskins before he broke his right fibula on a freak play at the Superdome against the New Orleans Saints. He returns to the site of that ...

875 pounds of fish, 54 dozen eggs, kombucha feeds 1 NFL team

Nutrition 09/24/18, 06:11

Through the weight room and down a flight of stairs, a cohort of hungry football players trudged into the Redskins Park cafeteria on a Tuesday in late August to the sound of clinking pots and sizzling pans.Fresh off a morning walk-through, and just 19 days before their season opener in ...

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