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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Liberty wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Washington Redskins selected Gandy-Golden in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. Gandy-Golden says he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and was fully recovered by early April. He says his symptoms were mild and he feels 100% now and is ready to get on the field. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Redskins draft pick from Liberty says he had coronavirus

May. 20, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

Washington Redskins rookie receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden said Wednesday he tested positive for the new coronavirus in March and has fully recovered. Gandy-Golden said in a statement that he tested positive during NFL draft training on March 24, had mild symptoms and was cleared on April 7. “I...

In this Aug. 2018 file photo, a woman walks a small dog near a sign at Finger Lakes Welcome Center on the banks of Lake Geneva in Geneva, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, May 11, 2020 gave the green light to several regions of the state not as severely affected by the outbreak to gradually restart their economies once the latest stay-at-home order expires Friday. The Southern Tier, Mohawk Valley and the Finger Lakes have met all seven benchmarks for opening some business activity and need to work out some logistical details by the end of the week, Cuomo said. The North Country, which includes Essex County, is close behind. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The Latest: Dexter Manley hospitalized, fighting coronavirus

May. 16, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Former Washington Redskins star Dexter Manley is hospitalized and receiving oxygen to treat breathing issues related to the coronavirus, two of his children told The Washington Post. The 61-year-old Manley was hospitalized...

FILE - This June 11, 2018, file photo, shows NFL football player Cody Latimer. Latimer is facing five charges, including felony illegal discharge of a firearm, following his arrest in a Denver suburb Saturday morning, May 16, 2020. The Douglas County sheriff's office says deputies arrested 27-year-old Cody Latimer after responding to a report just after midnight of shots fired inside an apartment in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/File)

Washington Redskins player arrested in Colorado

May. 16, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A Washington Redskins player is facing five charges, including felony illegal discharge of a firearm, following his arrest in a Denver suburb Saturday morning. The Douglas County sheriff's office says deputies arrested 27-year-old Cody Latimer after responding to a report just after...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Quinton Dunbar (23) reacts after intercepting a pass from Detroit Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. Dunbar got his wish when he asked out of Washington and got traded to Seattle during the offseason. Now he has a chance to learn the Seahawks system and potentially land himself a big pay day next year. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Dunbar's time in Seattle seems tenuous after robbery charges

May. 14, 2020 8:59 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar spent Thursday morning on a video conference talking about what he could add to the Seattle Seahawks defense after arriving via a trade in March. His status in Seattle may have changed drastically just hours later when an arrest warrant was issued for Dunbar in South...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Treyvon Hester (90) talks with teammates on the sideline during a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth different NFL team in as many seasons. (AP Photo/Sarah Warnock, File)

Packers sign defensive lineman Treyvon Hester

May. 1, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth NFL team in as many seasons. Hester, 27, played 15 games for the Washington Redskins last year. The 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Toledo spent his rookie year playing 14 games...

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams is shown on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. After sitting out last season in a dispute in Washington, seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is excited to start over in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Trent Williams feels rejuvenated by trade to 49ers

Apr. 30, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

After spending all last season on the sideline in a dispute with management in Washington, Trent Williams couldn’t have scripted a much better outcome to this saga. Williams left what has been one of the NFL’s most dysfunctional franchises in recent years to join one fresh off a Super Bowl trip in...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Pederson enters his fifth season with a Super Bowl victory, two NFC East crowns and three straight playoff appearances on his resume. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

NFC East has a new look but success may be slow to achieve

Apr. 30, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

The NFL’s worst division has plenty of new kids — and coaches — on the block. It still might not translate into much more success in 2020. After combining for only 24 wins last season, the NFC East got three new coaches: Mike McCarthy (Cowboys), Ron Rivera (Redskins) and Joe Judge (Giants). ...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins defensive end Jonathan Allen stands on the field during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Landover, Md. The Washington Redskins have exercised the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Jonathan Allen's rookie contract. The team announced the expected move Monday, April 27, 2020, in the aftermath of the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)

Redskins exercise 5th-year option on Allen's rookie contract

Apr. 27, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins exercised the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Jonathan Allen’s rookie contract on Monday. The move was no surprise given Allen's impact on the organization in his first three seasons and his substantial role on and off the field moving forward. He's...

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) takes the field for warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The San Francisco 49ers have acquired the seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle from the Redskins. Two people familiar with the deal said Saturday, April 25, 2020,  the Niners will send a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft and a 2021 third-rounder to acquire Williams. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

49ers acquire Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams from Redskins

Apr. 25, 2020 9:08 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers acquired one Pro Bowl left tackle and said goodbye to another. The defending NFC champion 49ers acquired seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on Saturday for a pair of draft picks and later announced that six-time Pro Bowler Joe Staley is retiring....

LSU offensive lineman Saahdiq Charles runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Redskins add Young, trade Williams, pick successor at draft

Apr. 25, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking Chase Young was a no-brainer several months in the making. Trading Trent Williams was more of an ordeal that took even longer. The Washington Redskins got each of those things accomplished during the NFL draft, adding a potential cornerstone player and parting ways with a longtime...