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Washington to face Rodgers in first December trip to Lambeau

Dec. 5, 2019 9:26 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Washington Redskins this week prepared to face Aaron Rodgers by having backup quarterback Case Keenum try to do his best imitation of the two-time MVP in practice. Even mimicking the voice inflections and cadences Rodgers often uses to draw opposing defenders offside and earn...

Redskins-Packers Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 3:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (3-9) at GREEN BAY (9-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Packers by 14 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Redskins 5-7; Packers 8-4 SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 20-16-1 LAST MEETING — Redskins beat Packers 31-17, Sept. 23, 2018 LAST WEEK — Redskins beat Panthers 29-21;...

Six rookie QBs have already earned wins this season

Dec. 5, 2019 3:11 AM EST

While Tom Brady and Drew Brees pursue Peyton Manning, Devlin Hodges is chasing Ed Rubbert. Say what? Manning's record of 539 touchdown passes could be broken by both Brady and Brees during the final month of the regular season. Brady has thrown 535 TD passes and Brees has 532. As for Hodges, he only has three...

‘Two-headed monster’ has Redskins ready to challenge Packers

Dec. 2, 2019 12:04 PM EST

Derrius Guice tearing the ACL in his left knee in August 2018 pushed the Washington Redskins to sign Adrian Peterson. A career renaissance followed for Peterson, and Guice injured his right knee in Week 1 this season. Guice had been waiting for a game like the Redskins’ win at Carolina and told Peterson,...

Guice, Peterson run over Panthers, Redskins win 29-21

Dec. 1, 2019 6:32 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have struggled all season to run the ball and score points. But veteran running back Adrian Peterson believes the Redskins have finally found “the right recipe” with a two-pronged rushing attack, one they used to overpower the Carolina Panthers...

Vikings-Seahawks Preview Capsule

Nov. 27, 2019 1:52 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — MINNESOTA (8-3) at SEATTLE (9-2) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN OPENING LINE — Seahawks by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Vikings 6-5, Seahawks 6-5 SERIES RECORD —Seahawks lead 11-5 LAST MEETING — Seahawks beat Vikings 21-7, Dec. 10, 2018 LAST WEEK — Vikings bye, beat...

Lions-Redskins Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 2:03 PM EST

DETROIT (3-6-1) at WASHINGTON (1-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Lions by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Lions 4-6, Redskins 3-7 SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead 30-14 LAST MEETING — Lions beat Redskins 20-17, Oct. 23, 2016 LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Cowboys 35-27; Redskins...

Chiefs buck meltdown trend, hold on late against Chargers

Nov. 19, 2019 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The collective groan could be heard across the Kansas City metro area when Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers drove his team deep into Chiefs territory in the waning minutes of Monday night’s game. The Chiefs had struggled to put away teams all season, their defensive...

Not pretty but progress: Jets give Redskins look into future

Nov. 14, 2019 2:56 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — When the New York Jets take the field on Sunday, the Washington Redskins could see a glimpse into their future. It’s not pretty, but it’s progress. The Jets are enduring a tough season under first-year coach Adam Gase and young quarterback Sam Darnold they hope will be...

Jets-Redskins Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 12:26 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (2-7) at WASHINGTON (1-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Redskins by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jets 3-6, Redskins 3-6 SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead 8-3 LAST MEETING — Jets beat Redskins 34-20 on Oct. 18, 2015 LAST WEEK — Jets beat Giants 34-27; Redskins on bye,...