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Washington rolling into 5-game finish vs. NFC East opponents

Dec. 06, 2021 15:57 PM EST

When the NFL schedule came out in May, Ron Rivera loved that Washington finished the season with five games against NFC East competition. He told players it was an opportunity if they could still be in the playoff race by this stretch. A four-game winning streak has vaulted...

Washington rallies for 4th straight win, 17-15 over Raiders

Dec. 05, 2021 21:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brian Johnson made quite the first impression on his new Washington teammates. Johnson kicked the go-ahead 48-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining five days after joining the team and Washington beat the Las Vegas Raiders 17-15 on Sunday for its...

Surging Washington seeks 4th straight win vs. Raiders

Dec. 03, 2021 13:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (5-6) at LAS VEGAS (6-5) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Raiders by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 4-7; Las Vegas 5-6. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead...

Washington rides winning recipe into NFC playoff contention

Nov. 30, 2021 17:39 PM EST

After four consecutive losses going into the bye week, Ron Rivera recalculated how Washington could win games. The recipe involved running the ball, controlling the clock and shortening games. The result has been a three-game winning streak to move into the final playoff...

Seahawks' Green makes history with blocked extra-point score

Nov. 30, 2021 01:14 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Rasheem Green broke through Washington's front to block an extra-point attempt, recovered the ball and rumbled all the way to the end zone. It was good for two Seattle Seahawks points and a little bit of NFL history. Green...

Washington beats Wilson, Seahawks 17-15 for 3rd win in a row

Nov. 30, 2021 00:50 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Ron Rivera was left adrift without a kicker and felt like he had to go for it in every situation. The final roll of the dice by “Riverboat Ron” on fourth and goal opened the door for some heroics by Russell Wilson, but Kendall Fuller's...

Heinicke, Washington spoil Newton's homecoming 27-21

Nov. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke was by far the lesser-known of the two quarterbacks making their return to Charlotte on Sunday. But it was Heinicke who upstaged Cam Newton by throwing for 206 yards and three touchdowns against the league’s top-ranked pass...

McCaffrey could present issues for Washington's pass defense

Nov. 18, 2021 12:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (3-6) at CAROLINA (5-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 2-7; Panthers 5-5. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads...

Washington confirms Chase Young's injury is season-ending

Nov. 15, 2021 17:41 PM EST

Chase Young will not play the rest of this season after injuring his right leg and is scheduled to undergo surgery. Washington coach Ron Rivera confirmed the prognosis for Young on Monday in the wake of the reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year going down during the first...

Brady picked off twice in 1st; Bucs lose to Washington 29-19

Nov. 14, 2021 18:29 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — An exasperated Tom Brady put his hands on his knees and looked down at the field after his second interception in the first quarter. Hours later, the defense couldn’t get off the field late in the fourth with the chance to dig the defending...