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‘Nobody cares anymore:’ Lions-Redskins could be peak apathy

Nov. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tom Brady thought it was ridiculous how many opposing fans there were at the Washington Redskins’ home stadium. Sam Darnold said his road game at Washington almost felt like a home game. The Redskins haven’t had much of a home-field advantage this season, with an infusion...

NFL ICYMI: ‘Sell the team!’ chants at latest Skins debacle

Nov. 18, 2019 3:24 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No matter how loud the chants of “Sell the team!” directed at Daniel Snyder were, no matter how sadly empty the stadium was, no matter how poorly his Washington Redskins are playing, no matter how unsuccessful his ownership has been for two decades, there’s no...

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

Nov. 17, 2019 5:40 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Toward the end of the game, all Sam Darnold wanted to talk about on the sideline was his interception. Thanks to Darnold’s career-high four touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins’ offensive ineptitude, that mistake was a mere blip in the New York Jets’ 34-17...

Redskins at 1-8 lack direction and visible plan for future

Nov. 7, 2019 4:09 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Since the Washington Redskins fired Jay Gruden at 0-5 and replaced him with Bill Callahan, they have one win and three more losses to show for the coaching change. Five consecutive losses to open the season already quashed Washington's playoff hopes, but there's little tangible evidence...

Redskins' rookie Haskins starting QB for Bills game

Nov. 1, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — When Dwayne Haskins takes the field for the Washington Redskins' first offensive snap Sunday at the Buffalo Bills, he'll be the fourth rookie to start a game in the NFL this season. Unlike fellow first-round picks Kyle Murray of the Arizona Cardinals and Daniel Jones of the New York...

Redskins' Williams reveals cancer scare, explains holdout

Oct. 31, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team's medical staff and the organization. Williams on Thursday said he told the team of the medical issue six years ago, and the growth on his head grew...

NFL teams did their wheeling and dealing early this year

Oct. 29, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

Trent Williams stayed put, as did Josh Norman, Chris Harris Jr. and Le'Veon Bell. Jamal Adams, Melvin Gordon and Patrick Peterson aren't going anywhere, either. The NFL trade deadline was a dud this year but only because teams didn't wait for the cutoff to swap draft picks and established stars, something they'd...

AP source: Trent Williams ends holdout, reports to Redskins

Oct. 29, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trent Williams is back with the Redskins after not being traded. A person with knowledge of the situation says Washington's starting left tackle has reported, ending his lengthy holdout. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not...

Browns agree to send LB/DE Avery to Eagles for 2021 pick

Oct. 28, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Genard Avery's second season with the Browns was going nowhere. It will continue elsewhere. Cleveland agreed Monday to trade the linebacker/defensive end to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fourth-round 2021 draft pick. A fifth-round selection from Memphis in 2018, Avery played 16 games...

Keenum concussion may force Haskins into action for Redskins

Oct. 25, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Dwayne Haskins era may be here, but not the way the Redskins wanted it. Haskins relieved concussed quarterback Case Keenum at halftime of Washington's 19-9 loss at the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. The 15th overall pick in the 2019 draft was 3 of 5 with an interception in his...