Tag: NFC

Why is everybody dumping on Robert Griffin III?

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is this generation’s Ryan Leaf, the second pick behind a once-in-a-generation QB going bust. Except that he’s not Ryan Leaf, or anything close to it.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (4-12) concluded the 2014 NFL season with a 44-17 loss to NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Cowboys (11-4) play the Washington Redskins (4-11) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-7) play the San Francisco 49ers (6-4) on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.


Washington’s Kai Forbath named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in a Week 8 overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. Washington (3-5) upset the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys, 20-17, on Monday Night Football.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington head coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. Washington (2-5) plays at NFC East rival Dallas (6-1) on Monday Night Football.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. Washington (2-5) travels to Dallas (6-1) for an NFC East matchup on Monday Night Football.


Arizona punishes mistake-prone Washington, 30-20

Washington committed four fourth-quarter turnovers, the last a picksix thrown by quarterback Kirk Cousins that ended a last-ditch drive, and Arizona escaped with a 30-20 win on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden speaks with reporters on Friday about the team’s 45-14 home loss to NFC East rival New York.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. Washington (1-2) plays NFC East rival New York (1-2) on Thursday.


Game Notes: Philadelphia defeats Washington in NFC East clash

Game notes from Philadelphia’s 37-34 win over Washington on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. Washington (1-1) plays at NFC East rival Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. Washington (1-1) plays NFC East rival Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington coach Jay Gruden

Washington coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. Washington (1-1) takes on NFC East rival Philadelphia (1-0) on Sunday.


Washington blasts Jacksonville, 41-10, but loses RG3, D-Jax to injury

Robert Griffin III is out indefinitely with a dislocated ankle, DeSean Jackson went down with a sprained shoulder, but Washington was still able to rout the Jacksonville Jaquars, 41-10, in its home opener at FedEx Field on Sunday.


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Video: We’ve seen Ahmad Brooks do this before

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks made this leap of faith in the Niners’ 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs on Sunday. It seemed like we’d seen Brooks do this before, and we had. This clip is from the 2004 Virginia-Virginia Tech game, and shows Brooks leaping over the line to sack Tech QB Bryan Randall.


Who are the Bella Twins rooting for tonight in the Philly-New Orleans game?

Looks like the WWE’s Bella Twins have a rooting interest in tonight’s NFC Wild Card matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints. Wear green, bleed green and cheer green! Let’s do it tonight! #FlyEaglesFly @Eagles @nfl @espn pic.twitter.com/nDqBgYQt1p — The Bella Twins (@nicoleandbri) January 4, 2014


NFL playoff field set: Who’s in, and who will advance?

The Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers clinched division titles, and the New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers earned wild-card playoff berths on a thrilling final Sunday in the NFL.


Washington Redskins fall in finale, expected to fire Mike Shanahan

Three losing seasons in four years, and an eight-game losing streak to finish out 2013, and that appears to be it for Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan. Multiple reports have Shanahan getting fired as early as Sunday night. Shanahan, who won two Super Bowls in the 1990s with the Denver Broncos, would finish his tenure in D.C. with a 24-40 record.