Archive for the ‘Washington Redskins’ Category

Report: Redskins mending fences with LT Williams

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Washington Redskins are mending fences with stalwart left tackle Trent Williams, and the icy relationship between the sides "is thawing a little bit," NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. Rapoport reported Williams, who previously had not been returning phone calls from the organization, called back new head coach Ron Rivera and had "a very positive" conversation. Rapoport added that the next step would be for Williams to visit the facility and hash out any remaining concerns.

The Big Twenty: Looking back at Sean Taylor’s death

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

NBC Sports Washington is rolling out the 20 biggest stories in DMV sports in the past 20 years. Every Washington Redskins fan remembers when they heard it, how they heard it, and where they were when the news broke. Older Redskins fans have the memories of Super Bowls and rocking RFK Stadium.

Top DMV Sports stories for Tuesday: Caps fall to Islanders, latest on Redskins, Wizards

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Today, we take a look at No. 4, Maryland Men's Basketball winning the 2002 National Championship. The chase to 700 goals for Alex Ovechkin is still on as the Caps fell to the Islanders, 5-3 last night. The Wizards are back in action tonight as they take on the Chicago Bulls.

African-American woman from North Carolina hired as full-year coaching intern for Washington Redskins

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Former Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera announced he would bring Jennifer King onto his staff as a full-year intern with the Washington Redskins.

Report: Scan as ‘positive as possible’ on Tagovailoa’s hip

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's recovery from hip surgery is going "as positive as possible," according to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Monday. Tagovailoa recently had a CT scan, which came almost three months after he suffered a dislocated right hip and posterior wall fracture late in the first half against Mississippi State on Nov. 16, ending his junior season. Rapoport, citing sources, tweeted, "The fracture has healed.

Why Patrick Mahomes credits Alex Smith for his early-career success

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has arguably had the best two-season stretch as a starter to begin a career of any signal-caller in the history of the NFL. But before the 24-year old had a Super Bowl title, Super Bowl MVP and NFL MVP awards to his name, he sat behind and learned plenty from current Redskins quarterback Alex Smith. During his postgame press conference following the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Mahomes specifically mentioned Smith and how much the veteran quarterback meant to him during the one year they overlapped in Kansas City.

Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay’s staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's coaching staff will be formally introduced Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley got the job.

Redskins hire Jennifer King as coaching intern

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Washington Redskins on Monday hired Jennifer King as a coaching intern who will work with the offensive staff throughout the season. King will be a full-year intern but not a full-time assistant coach. The NFL currently does not have a black woman as a full-time assistant.

Pre-combine NFL mock draft: 5 quarterbacks land in Rounds 1 and 2

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Actually, those folks do have a point: If Tagovailoa tests out well medically in Indy, he's a prime target of the Dolphins — and no team is in better position to go up and get him. But there persists talk of the Dolphins exploring veteran QB possibilities, including some big names, and owner Stephen Ross even admitted that Tua's health is a worry in his mind. That matters.

Reports: Redskins to hire Jennifer King, first African-American female assistant coach in NFL history

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

The Redskins are reportedly set to make history by making Jennifer King the first full-time African-American female assistant coach in NFL history. The news of Washington's interest in hiring King was first reported by The Athletic. King first cracked an NFL coaching staff as an intern under Rivera in 2017 when he was the head coach of the Carolina Panthers.