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Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people

May. 23, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — When Joe Gibbs decided to venture off from the NFL and form a race team in 1992 he was scared. Petrified, in fact. Gibbs had won three Super Bowls as coach of the Washington Redskins, but he was an outsider starting from scratch when it came to stock car racing. And when his team...

Only on AP: Redskins recovery methods aim to reduce injuries

May. 20, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sunglasses shield your eyes from the infrared lights that give oxygen to your body's cells. Ugg boots, rubber gloves and shorts are the only protection from freezing temperatures as cold as minus 200 degrees. Then comes the sensory deprivation of floating pitch black in 1,000 pounds of...

Redskins' Foster carted off field with apparent knee injury

May. 20, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster appeared to injure his left knee during his first snap at an offseason practice Monday and was taken off the field on a cart. Foster stepped on one of offensive lineman Tyler Catalina's feet, his left leg landed wrong and he went down in...

Ravens sign veteran WR Michael Floyd

May. 17, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Floyd, who will provide another target for quarterback Lamar Jackson. Floyd caught 10 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown in 2018, his only year with the Washington Redskins. The 29-year-old Floyd was drafted in the...

Charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson dropped

May. 14, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

Charges against Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson stemming from an altercation in December have been dropped. Loudoun County Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Amy McMullen confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the case against Nicholson has been dismissed. McMullen said attorney Michael...

Invincible II? Vinny Papale long shot to make an NFL roster

May. 14, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Vinny Papale knows his father's story and has watched the Mark Wahlberg movie "Invincible" about 30 times. Only when he got to college at Delaware did Vinny fully appreciate the inspirational tale of Vince Papale earning a spot with the Philadelphia Eagles at age 30 despite never...

Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks

May. 9, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class. The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio State quarterback they took 15th overall, fourth-round running back Bryce Love and guard Wes Martin, fifth-round center...

Eagles sign Zach Brown, claim Blake Countess on waivers

May. 3, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles signed linebacker Zach Brown to a one-year contract and claimed safety Blake Countess off waivers on Friday. Brown started 25 games for the Redskins the past two seasons. Countess has started four games in three seasons with the Rams. Brown spent his first four...

Ex-Redskins player found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend

May. 3, 2019 9:06 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Former Washington Redskins defensive back Curtis Jordan has been found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at her Virginia Beach home. The Virginian-Pilot reports Jordan was convicted Thursday of unlawful wounding in the 2015 assault on Jamie Alexandra Dale. He's set to be...

Redskins find long-term QB prospect, immediate help in draft

Apr. 27, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dwayne Haskins learned patience from waiting behind J.T. Barrett at Ohio State that he could need to lean on before he becomes the Redskins' franchise quarterback. Selecting Haskins 15th overall gives Washington what it hopes to be a long-term solution at football's most important...