Archive for the ‘Washington Redskins’ Category

Amari Cooper’s wild game-winning catch vs. Eagles caps huge day for Cowboys WR

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Amari Cooper had himself a day in Dallas. The Cowboys receiver racked up 217 yards and three touchdowns on 10 catches as Dallas scored a huge win over their NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles. None of his plays was bigger than his last as he made a juggling catch on this pass tipped by Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas for the game-winning score in overtime.

Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Saquon Barkley was so upset at himself about dropping a pass he apologized to the rest of the New York Giants' offense. Barkley more than made up for that early mistake, rushing for 170 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown, to surpass 1,000 for the season to lead the Giants to a 40-16 rout of the Redskins on Sunday to effectively end Washington's already-slim playoff hopes. Barkley gashed the Redskins' defense for 12.1 yards a carry to become the first Giants rookie to break 1,000 yards and set a single-season franchise rookie record with his 13th touchdown.

Giants put it all together in blowout win over Redskins

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Dan Schneier of the New York Giants on 247Sports breaks down the team's 40-16 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 14.

The Latest: Rodgers has NFL mark for interception-free run

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has set yet another record. New England's Tom Brady held the previous mark of 358, set in 2010-11. The Packers have built a 27-7 lead on the Falcons in their first game under interim head coach Joe Philbin.

Report: Alex Smith Unlikely to be Healthy for Start of 2019

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is "unlikely" to be healthy for the start of the 2019 season, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Smith is currently in the hospital as he battles an infection from surgery on his broken tibia and fibula. There is no guarantee Smith plays again in the NFL, per Rapoport.

Dan Snyder is trying to pass a Redskins stadium provision through large government spending bill

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is trying to get a stadium provision inserted into a much larger spending bill in order to build a new stadium in Washington, D.C., according to The Washington Post. Snyder is attempting to build a new NFL stadium at the site of RFK Stadium in D.C. The team had previously played in RFK, but moved to FedEx Field in Maryland in 1997. The team’s current lease at FedEx Field lasts until 2027.

Jason Witten says he told Cowboys he opposed signing Greg Hardy

Friday, December 7th, 2018

While commentating on Monday night’s game, ESPN commentator Jason Witten blasted Washington’s decision to claim linebacker Reuben Foster after San Francisco cut him following a domestic violence arrest. Ignoring the action on the field, Witten instead talked about the acquisition of Foster, who isn’t playing while the league investigates the latest claim against him. “I believe the Washington Redskins used horrendous judgment in claiming this guy,” Witten said during the broadcast.

Considering current QB chaos, should Redskins have kept three from the start?

Friday, December 7th, 2018

The Washington Redskins kept only two quarterbacks on their roster this season. Injuries sidelined Alex Smith and Colt McCoy. Now new guy Mark Sanchez is trying to speed-read the team's playbook with the season hanging in the balance.

Brian Mitchell: The only way the Redskins can win with Mark Sanchez at QB

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Despite sitting at 6-6, Washington is only a game back in the NFC East race and a half-game back in the NFC Wild Card race. If they're going to make a playoff push, the veteran Sanchez will have to be the one under center who guides them there.

Eagles try to stay afloat at Cowboys, who did same in Philly

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys saved their season with a win in Philadelphia a month ago. Carson Wentz and the Eagles will try to do the same in Texas - actually for the third straight week since the defending champs found their season on the brink following a blowout loss to New Orleans a week after falling to their NFC East rivals. While Eagles coach Doug Pederson isn't big on the word ''desperation'' coming off his team's first back-to-back wins this season, he isn't dodging the significance of Sunday at AT&T Stadium, where the division lead will be on the line for the second time in three games.