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Redskins tab quarterback Keenum as Week 1 starter

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Case Keenum will open the season as the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, coach Jay Gruden announced on Sunday. Keenum beat out rookie first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and fellow veteran Colt McCoy for the job. He was 16-for-30 for 213 yards with one touchdown over the first three games of the preseason.

Redskins name Case Keenum starting quarterback over Dwayne Haskins

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

The Dwayne Haskins Era will have to wait. Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden named Case Keenum the team's starting quarterback on Sunday, leaving the first-round pick to wait in the wings. Washington acquired Keenum in March from the Denver Broncos before they knew Haskins would be available to them with the 15th pick in April's draft.

49ers’ Shanahan explains hiring of Foerster as consultant

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

In an interview with NBC Sports Bay Area, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan explained the controversial hiring of Chris Foerster after word of the move involving the former Miami Dolphins offensive coach was first reported by ESPN on Friday night. "He is still in a consulting role because I understand the seriousness of this matter," Shanahan said in Kansas City in advance of Saturday night's preseason game against the Chiefs. Shanahan said Foerster came aboard last year to serve as an out-of-town consultant responsible for helping the staff with advance scouting reports.

If you never got to see Sonny Jurgensen throw the football, you must watch this video

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Many younger Washington fans know Sonny Jurgensen for his wit and wisdom, shared every Sunday in the fall for decades via the Redskins radio broadcast. For plenty of other fans, however, Jurgensen is arguably the best passer to ever wear Burgundy and Gold. Even though he played more than 40 years ago in a very different version of the NFL, Sonny still holds a number of team passing records, including most touchdowns in a season (31).

Dan Quinn says Falcons will “evaluate” kicker spot after another Giorgio Tavecchio miss

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Replacing Matt Bryant is proving as the placekicker in Atlanta is proving to be a bumpy road for Giorgio Tavecchio. Tavecchio missed his only field goal attempt, a 39-yard attempt, in Thursday night's preseason game against the Washington Redskins. During the preseason, Tavecchio has now missed four of his eight field goal attempts.

Cassanova McKinzy brave in face of stepbrother’s death with standout performance vs. Atlanta

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

In the Redskins 19-7 preseason victory over the Falcons, outside linebacker Cassanova McKinzy arguably solidified his spot on the 53-man roster. The former Auburn linebacker recorded three tackles and two sacks, one of which resulted in a forced fumble. The other, McKinzy blew by the left tackle using a Demarcus Ware-esque angle to have a free run at the quarterback.

Redskins’ Reed in concussion protocol after leaving game

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed, who has a history of concussions, ended up in the concussion protocol Thursday night after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Atlanta Falcons safety Keanu Neal. Reed came over the middle on a slant pattern and caught a 10-yard pass from Case Keenum for a first down, but he was blasted by Neal, prompting multiple penalty flags to fly. The 29-year-old receiver lost his helmet on the play, while Neal was penalized for lowering his head to initiate contact.

Every Dwayne Haskins throw | Preseason Week 3

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Watch every throw by Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins in the Preseason Week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Guice returns, Redskins handle Falcons

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Derrius Guice rushed for 44 yards in his preseason debut just over a year removed from a torn ACL, and the visiting Washington Redskins beat the Atlanta Falcons 19-7 in preseason action on Thursday night. Guice had 11 carries and added one catch for 4 yards, plus a 1-yard touchdown nullified by a holding penalty on left guard Ereck Flowers. Guice, a 2018 second-round pick, tore his ACL in last year's preseason opener and had multiple ensuing surgeries to fight complications from an infection.

Rookie Haskins leads Redskins past fumbling Falcons, 19-7

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

If Case Keenum is still the leader in Washington's quarterback competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about. Haskins led Washington to three second-half scoring drives, including two set up by Atlanta's lost fumbles while attempting to field punts, and the Redskins took a 19-7 preseason win over the Falcons on Thursday night. Keenum played the first half and lost a fumble, which helped the Falcons lead 7-6 at halftime.