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Redskins exercise 2020 option on RB Adrian Peterson

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

The Washington Redskins exercised Adrian Peterson's 2020 option Wednesday, keeping the veteran running back in the fold for another season. It'll be his 14th NFL season. “Adrian Peterson is the epitome of what it means to be a pro in this league,” Rivera said.

Redskins exercise 2020 club option on RB Adrian Peterson

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

There's at least one thing the Washington Redskins won't be changing before the start of the 2020 season: their leading rusher. Washington announced on Wednesday that they're exercising the option on running back Adrian Peterson's contract, meaning he'll return to the team in 2020 for his 14th NFL season. According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, Peterson is set to make $2.5 million in 2020, with an additional $1.5 million in incentives.

Ex-Panthers tight end Greg Olsen signing with Seahawks over Redskins, Bills

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

When tight end Greg Olsen was released from the Carolina Panthers last month, many pegged the Redskins as a possible destination due to his connection with new head coach Ron Rivera and the team's need at the position. But the 34-year-old will not be reuniting with his old head coach. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Olsen has agreed to a one-year, $7 million deal with the Seattle Seahawks, including $5.5 million guaranteed.

Steelers hire Ike Hilliard as new wide receivers coach

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Ike Hilliard is the new wide receivers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The club announced the move on Tuesday. Hilliard replaces Darryl Drake, who passed away last August during the early days of training camp.

Redskins Free Agent Targets: Darqueze Dennard

Monday, February 17th, 2020

NBC Sports Washington is taking a long look at potential free agents that could help the Redskins in 2020. Cincinnati Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard 2014 first-round pick by Cincinnati Unrestricted free agent 5-foot-11 | 200 lbs. years old Cornerback is a significant need for the Washington Redskins and one they were likely expected to address in free agency.

Jordan Reed is still in concussion protocol six months after the injury, per report

Monday, February 17th, 2020

The seventh documented concussion of Jordan Reed's football career is still affecting him six months later. According to a report from The Athletic Charlotte, Reed is still in concussion protocol from a helmet-to-helmet collision that occurred during a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons in August. Reed did not play a snap in 2019, as the team placed him on injured reserve in October.

Rivera sells Panthers items, raises $30K for charity

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Former Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera decided to shed some of the apparel and memorabilia he accumulated in nine years with the team, and he made more than $30,000 for a local charity in the process. The new coach of the Washington Redskins, Rivera joined with his wife, Stephanie, on Saturday to hold a yard sale to benefit the Humane Society of Charlotte. Fans lined up outside the facility three hours before the sale's start time for a chance to shop and to meet Rivera, who signed autographs.

Ron Rivera raised more than $30,000 for charity in garage sale ahead of move to Washington

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Ron Rivera accumulated a lot of stuff throughout his near-decade leading the Carolina Panthers. Now, with Ron preparing to lead the Washington Redskins, it's time to unload before he and his wife, Stephanie, make the move up the East Coast. So, the couple had a garage sale on Saturday morning — and raised more than $30,000 for the Humane Society of Charlotte in the process.

Norman set for fresh start after release from Redskins

Friday, February 14th, 2020

The Washington Redskins released veteran cornerback Josh Norman and three other players on Friday, the team announced. Wide receiver Paul Richardson Jr., defensive back Kenny Ladler and defensive end Chris Odom also were released by the Redskins. Norman told NBC Sports Washington earlier in the day that new Redskins coach Ron Rivera called him to inform him of his impending release.

Redskins release CB Josh Norman, WR Paul Richardson

Friday, February 14th, 2020

The Washington Redskins on Friday released cornerback Josh Norman with one year left on the big contract he signed in 2016, and wide receiver Paul Richardson after two disappointing, injury-plagued seasons. Norman struggled to live up to the expectations set by the $75 million, five-year deal he got after putting together an All-Pro season in Carolina and being released from the Panthers' franchise tag. Washington saves $12.5 million against the salary cap in 2020 by cutting him now.