PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz and Kirk Cousins remained winless. Mitchell Trubisky got benched. Dwayne Haskins took a step backward. It was a rough day for some of the NFL’s under-fire quarterbacks. Wentz threw two more picks but used his legs on a game-tying touchdown drive as the Philadelphia Eagles played the Cincinnati Bengals to […]
Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two more and the Cleveland Browns moved over .500 for the first time since 2014 with a 34-20 win Sunday over the Washington Football Team, which lost rookie defensive end Chase Young to a groin injury.
Kyler Murray threw for 286 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead the Arizona Cardinals over the Washington Football Team 30-15 on Sunday.
Ron Rivera missed Washington’s first game week practice to begin treatment for a form of skin cancer, so Jack Del Rio stepped in as planned. “We carried on as normal,” Del Rio said Tuesday. “It was pretty much business as usual.” Exactly like Rivera wanted. The veteran NFL coach didn’t want his diagnosis or treatments […]
It’s Labor Day weekend, when every team has a perfect record and spouts optimistic claims of reaching untold heights, energizing their fan base. Some of them actually might be on target. Others are dreaming. Of course, when you haven’t lost a game yet, why not? Here are recipes for a tasty season or an inedible […]
Washington released veteran running back Adrian Peterson on Friday, a stunning move by first-year coach Ron Rivera in the name of getting younger. Rivera called Peterson early in the morning asking him to come to the practice facility, then delivered the news the team was moving on from the 35-year-old star. The move came less […]
Ron Rivera called his players together to deliver the “tough news” of his cancer diagnosis on Thursday night and by Saturday morning ripped into them for a practice that didn’t meet his standards. Washington’s coach knows he’ll struggle during treatment for squamous cell carcinoma but doesn’t want his health to be a focus. There’s a […]
Washington Football coach Ron Rivera has been diagnosed with a form of skin cancer, according to a team spokesman. The spokesman confirmed Thursday night that Rivera has squamous cell carcinoma. ESPN first reported Rivera’s diagnosis, saying it was lymph node cancer and later clarified it was squamous cell carcinoma in his neck. Rivera is expected […]
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — After breaking the tibia and fibula in his right leg, undergoing 17 surgeries to repair them and surviving a life-threatening infection, Alex Smith is back on a football field with his teammates. Just 21 months after the gruesome injury that put his NFL career in jeopardy, the veteran quarterback has gotten […]
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The only visual reminder of the past is etched into the side of the trash cans. Everywhere else around the Washington Football Team’s practice facility has been scrubbed of the Native American logo that was synonymous with the storied franchise and its three Super Bowl titles. The name is nowhere to […]