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Packers defeat Washington 24-10 for 6th straight victory

Oct. 24, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With Aaron Rodgers approaching his MVP form and Green Bay’s defense correcting its red-zone problems, the Packers have reason to feel confident as they enter the toughest stretch of their schedule. Rodgers threw touchdown passes to three...

Washington wastes numerous opportunities in loss to Packers

Oct. 24, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Washington didn’t punt all day but scored just 10 points. That paradox of a statistic reveals just how much Washington struggled whenever it got into scoring position in its 24-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. On...

Congress seeks information from NFL on WFT investigation

Oct. 21, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform said Thursday it sent a letter to Commissioner Roger...

Favre fan Heinicke savors chance to play at Lambeau Field

Oct. 21, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Washington’s Taylor Heinicke grew up watching Green Bay Packers games on television and idolizing Brett Favre, their Hall of Fame quarterback. Now the 28-year-old quarterback is about to match up with Favre’s successor as Washington tries to...

Packers seek 6th straight win as they host Washington

Oct. 21, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (2-4) at GREEN BAY (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Packers by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 1-5; Packers 5-1. SERIES RECORD: Packers lead...

Washington releases longtime kicker Dustin Hopkins

Oct. 20, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington released longtime kicker Dustin Hopkins on Wednesday and signed Chris Blewitt as his replacement. Hopkins was in his seventh season with the team but seemed on the hot seat with coach Ron Rivera for several weeks. He missed a 42-yard field...

Rivera: No plan to replace Heinicke with Allen as WFT QB

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

Ron Rivera said Monday he is not considering replacing Taylor Heinicke with Kyle Allen as Washington’s starting quarterback. That means Heinicke is set to make his sixth consecutive start Sunday at the Green Bay Packers. Heinicke was 24 of 39 for 172 yards, a touchdown...

'They love it when I go crazy': Mathieu, defense lift Chiefs

Oct. 17, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu sat on the sideline, shaking his head, yelling, punching his left palm with his right fist. His club had just allowed Washington to convert on a third-and-16 play, then score on a 39-yard pass to take the...

Mahomes, Chiefs bounce back to beat Washington 31-13

Oct. 17, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Teammates approached Patrick Mahomes after his second interception in the first half and maybe the worst of his NFL career. They told him to keep being himself. Mahomes found himself in the second half, engineering three touchdown drives to make up...

AP source: No one else in NFL cited with email violations

Oct. 15, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders coach, according to a person familiar with the documents. ...