Posts Tagged ‘Washington Redskins’

Northeast Conference spring football glance

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Following is a look across the NEC with spring practices underway in college football: BRYANT HEAD COACH: Chris Merritt (4-8, one season) 2019 RECORD: 4-8, 3-4 NEC (Tie/5th) PROJECTED RETURNING STARTERS: 12 (7 offense/5 defense) PRIORITIES: Explosive offensively under former coach James Perry, the Bulldogs have to move the ball better after a step backward last season. Find a pass rusher to replace two-time All-NEC first-teamer Tomas Wright. NOTABLE: Despite the struggles, the Bulldogs ended last season with two straight NEC wins.

NFL notebook: Owners approve new CBA, await players

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

After months of negotiating, representatives for the NFL owners and players union appear to have an agreement in place for a new collective bargaining agreement, with a vote by the players on ratification apparently the only hurdle remaining for the new pact to be approved. The NFL on Thursday afternoon released a statement indicating that the owners have approved the terms of the proposed CBA, agreed to by negotiators for the NFL and NFLPA. The current CBA was ratified in 2011 and is set to expire following the 2020 season.

Fantasy Football Podcast: Greg Olsen lands in Seattle, 3 WRs to watch in the combine and offseason social media detectives

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Subscribe to The Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast Since last week's episode, some veteran faces who have been fantasy stars in the past have announced their return to the NFL in 2020. Greg Olsen signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Drew Brees will return to the New Orleans Saints.

Redskins release former Pro Bowl TE Reed

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The Washington Redskins released tight end Jordan Reed on Thursday after a season lost to a concussion. Reed didn't play at all in the 2019 regular season after sustaining a concussion during a preseason game on Aug. 22. He was on the receiving end of a helmet-to-helmet hit by Atlanta Falcons safety Keanu Neal.

Redskins release ex-Pro Bowl TE Jordan Reed

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

After seven productive but injury-plagued seasons, the Washington Redskins released former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed, the team announced on Thursday. Reed had two years and $17 million salary remaining on the five-year, $50 million contract extension he signed in 2016. The move ends a tenure in Washington that alternated between exciting and frustrating for fans.

NFL notebook: Playoff expansion reportedly planned

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

The NFL is expected to add two playoff teams and reduce the number of teams getting a playoff bye in the next collective bargaining agreement, and that agreement could be completed within a week, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Wednesday night. According to the report, league sources indicated to ESPN the proposal would have seven teams from each conference qualify for the playoffs, up from six. Only one team from each conference would receive a bye in the wild-card round, down from two teams.

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 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.

Washington Redskins exercise contract option to retain Adrian Peterson

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Adrian Peterson will remain with the Washington Redskins after the team activated their 2020 contract option to retain the running back. Washington had until February 25 to exercise their club option, which ensures them of Peterson's services for next season on a $2.25million salary and keeps him out of free agency. Peterson will carry a cap hit of $3.1m and his dead cap figure would have been just $750,000, but his importance to the Redskins was underlined by their move to keep him, which was announced on Wednesday.

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.