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Chiefs looking to beat Washington for 8th consecutive time

Oct. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (2-3) at WASHINGTON (2-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 6½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Kansas City 1-4; Washington 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 9-1....

Washington's Rivera not considering major changes on defense

Oct. 11, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

Ron Rivera bristled at the notion of taking over defensive play-calling or making any changes to his coaching staff Monday in the aftermath of Washington giving up 33 points in a loss to New Orleans. Rivera said, “That stuff makes no sense to me” and insisted four or...

Joe Burrow taken to hospital; Daniel Jones carted off field

Oct. 10, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

Joe Burrow of the Cincinnati Bengals was taken to a hospital as a precaution after suffering a bruised throat, and Daniel Jones of the New York Giants was carted off the field with a concussion on a rough day for young quarterbacks. The Bengals said Burrow, the first pick...

Hail Mary Saints: Winston has 4 TDs, Saints beat Washington

Oct. 10, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach. Fifteen years ago, his team's Hail Mary in...

Saints, Washington face off, both 2-2 and struggling

Oct. 07, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (2-2) at WASHINGTON (2-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Saints by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: New Orleans 2-2; Washington 1-3. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads...

Washington defense needs to earn back praise amid struggles

Oct. 04, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Bobby McCain took the occasion of Washington coming back to beat Atlanta to embrace the criticism of the defense that has surrounded the team so far this season. McCain told reporters to keep writing everything when the defense starts playing well. That certainly was not...

Houdini Heinicke: Washington beats Falcons 34-30 on late TD

Oct. 03, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With a flair for improvisation, Taylor Heinicke has been pulling off these sort of bizarre plays most of his life. To do it in front of family and friends really made it special. Heinicke ad-libbed a 30-yard touchdown pass to J.D....

Washington WR Curtis Samuel expected to play against Falcons

Oct. 01, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington activated wide receiver Curtis Samuel on Friday, and he is expected to make his season debut Sunday at the Atlanta Falcons. Samuel missed the first three games of the season with a lingering groin injury. The 25-year-old Samuel was placed...

Falcons face Washington in matchup of 1-2 teams

Sep. 30, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-2) at ATLANTA (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Washington by 1½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 0-3, Falcons 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads...

Quarterback Taylor Heinicke needs more Alex Smith in game

Sep. 27, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

Among the knocks against Alex Smith in his final NFL season with Washington were his inability to stretch the field and a propensity to play it safe. Enter Taylor Heinicke, the gunslinger who played with reckless abandon when he started in place of Smith in the playoffs...