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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera watches during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. The Washington Redskins have hired Rivera as their new coach on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)

Redskins hire Ron Rivera as coach

Jan. 1, 2020 12:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Redskins hired Ron Rivera as their coach on Wednesday in owner Dan Snyder's latest step to try to turn around the wayward franchise. Washington announced the move two days after Snyder fired president Bruce Allen following a decade of futility. The former Carolina Panthers coach...

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) walks off the field following an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Giants-Redskins Preview Capsule

Dec. 19, 2019 3:04 PM EST

NEW YORK GIANTS (3-11) at WASHINGTON (3-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Redskins by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Giants 6-8; Redskins 6-8 SERIES RECORD — Giants lead 102-69-4 LAST MEETING — Giants beat Redskins 24-3 on Sept. 29 LAST WEEK — Giants beat Dolphins 36-20;...

Washington Redskins wide receiver Steven Sims (15) celebrates his touchdown with teammate wide receiver Terry McLaurin (17) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Haskins, McLaurin and Sims give Redskins some future hope

Dec. 16, 2019 3:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first several weeks of the Dwayne Haskins era weren't all that promising. The Washington Redskins fell to last in the NFL on offense, relied heavily on the running game featuring Adrian Peterson and tried to make things as simple as possible for the rookie quarterback. Not anymore....

Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) runs against Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson (54) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

RB Guice to miss Redskins' game vs. Eagles with knee injury

Dec. 9, 2019 5:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bad news for the Washington Redskins is their loss at Green Bay eliminated them from playoff contention in a bad NFC East. The worse news is they won't have running back Derrius Guice for at least their next game Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Pending the results of an MRI,...

Washington Redskins linebacker Montez Sweat (90), defensive end Matthew Ioannidis (98) and defensive end Jonathan Allen chase Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen (7) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Old-school Jonathan Allen provides hope for Redskins future

Dec. 3, 2019 2:12 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Jonathan Allen turns on NFL Films and inspiration hits him with the force of one of his sacks. Defensive linemen of the past making plays and harassing quarterbacks flash across the TV. Reggie White, Lawrence Taylor, “Mean” Joe Greene, Bruce Smith and Richard Dent all...

Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) runs the ball while Carolina Panthers free safety Tre Boston (33) dives to tackle during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

‘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,...