Tag: Redskins

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What will it take to keep Kirk Cousins with the Redskins?

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins picked a good time to have a career year. With his rookie contract expiring, Cousins can now command almost whatever he wants.


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Redskins advancing effort to build new stadium: But where?

The Washington Redskins lease on FedEx Field expires in 2027. No time like the present to go ahead and beat the rush to getting a new stadium in line.


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Hell to the Redkins: Packers storm back, knock off Washington, 35-18

Washington surged to an 11-0 second-quarter lead, but Green Bay stormed back in the second half to eliminate the Redskins from the 2016 NFL playoffs.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks news, sports on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Virginia news, politics and sports with WREL-1450AM host Jim Bresnahan on Friday.


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Redskins host Green Bay on Sunday in NFL playoffs

The Washington Redskins will host the Green Bay Packers in a first-round NFL playoff game on Sunday at 4:40 p.m.


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Washington Redskins waltz into playoffs, top Dallas Cowboys, 34-23

Kirk Cousins threw for three touchdown passes in the first half, pushing the Washington Redskins to a 34-23 win over the Dallas Cowboys


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Redskins defeat Eagles, 38-24, clinch NFC East, playoff berth

The 2012 quarterback draft class has the Washington Redskins back in the playoffs.


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Redskins blitz Bills, hold on to first in NFC East

Kirk Cousins threw for four touchdowns, and the Washington Redskins coasted to a 35-25 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.


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Washington Redskins maintain share of NFC East lead, defeat Bears, 24-21

Robbie Gould missed on a 50-yard field-goal attempt with 1:45 to go, and the Washington Redskins held on for a 24-21 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.


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‘Skins in first: Washington holds off New York Giants rally, wins 20-14

Kirk Cousins threw for 302 yards, Eli Manning threw three interceptions, and Washington held off a late Giants rally in a 20-14 Redskins win on Sunday.


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Carolina Panthers go to 10-0: Smack down Washington Redskins, 44-16

Cam Newton threw five touchdown passes, and the Panthers D held Washington to 14 yards rushing, as the Carolina Panthers dominated the Redskins, 44-16, on Sunday to go to 10-0.


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Washington Redskins complete historic comeback, stun Tampa Bay, 31-30

Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins rallied Washington from a 24-0 first-half deficit, completing the historic comeback with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Reed with 24 seconds left to lift the ‘Skins to a 31-30 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at FedEx Field.


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Jets blitz Redskins in second half, win 34-20

The New York Jets overcame three first-half turnovers with a strong second half in a 34-20 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


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Atlanta Falcons win on OT pick-six, down Washington Redskins, 25-19

Robert Alford intercepted a Kirk Cousins pass in overtime and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown that gave the Atlanta Falcons a 25-19 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


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Washington Redskins rally, defeat Philadelphia Eagles, 23-20

Kirk Cousins connected with Pierre Garcon on a 4-yard TD pass with 26 seconds left to lift the Washington Redskins to a 23-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at FedEx Field.


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Sloppy Redskins fall to Giants: New York wins, 32-21

Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions, Washington had a punt blocked into the end zone, and the Redskins fumbled at the goal line. Other than that, things went OK, aside from Eli Manning’s 279 yards and two touchdowns that lifted the New York Giants to a 32-21 win Thursday night.


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Washington Redskins top St. Louis Rams, 24-10

Matt Jones ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at FedEx Field.


Reports: Washington Redskins mulling future of RG3

The Washington Redskins are again Team Turmoil, with published reports on Sunday detailing differences between coaches, front-office staff and ownership over the future of quarterback Robert Griffin III.


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Podcast: What’s wrong with the Nats?

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., with a focus on the question, What’s wrong with the Nats? Chris analyzes the Washington Nationals and what they can do to get back into the thick of things in the NL East pennant race.


RG3: The best QB in the NFL?

Maybe we need to give RG3 the benefit of the doubt when he says he feels he’s the best quarterback in the league.


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Leverage point: Redskins want public money for new stadium, but not enough to change name?

The Washington Redskins want public money for a new stadium to replace their, eh, well, not exactly old stadium at FedEx Field. Which is another thing that is wrong with sports for another day. But today, the thing wrong with sports in regard to this story is that the team wants public money with no strings attached related to the controversial team nickname.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen, GM Scot McCloughan

Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen and general manager Scot McCloughan talk with reporters on Friday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins general manger Bruce Allen

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins finished the 2014 NFL season with a 4-12 record.


Washington Redskins, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett part ways

The Washington Redskins announced today that the team and Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett have mutually agreed to part ways.


Redskins sign eight to reserve/future contracts

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed the following eight players to Reserve/Future contracts.


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 coach Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters after the Redskins’ season-ending 44-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after the Redskins’ 44-17 season-ending loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Friday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday in NFL action.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Cowboys (11-4) play the Washington Redskins (4-11) 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 Wednesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.


Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams selected to NFL Pro Bowl

The National Football League announced today that tackle Trent Williams has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl. The annual contest of the NFL’s best will take place Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.


Bigger Virginia Tech football news: The bowl, or Bud Foster?

Virginia Tech will play Cincinnati in the Military Bowl on Saturday, but that is a distant second in term of big news surrounding the Hokies football program this week. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham discusses the contract extension given to Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Sunday. The Redskins (4-11) defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 on Saturday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters after the Redskins’ 27-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Saturday following the Redskins’ 27-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.


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Will Medicaid expansion issue push General Assembly into second overtime?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is going to make a push for Medicaid expansion in the 2015 Virginia General Assembly session. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM to discuss the impact that the Medicaid push may have on what promises to be a contentious winter in the state capital.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) in NFL action on Saturday.