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NFL asks Nevada court to dismiss lawsuit from Jon Gruden

Jan. 19, 2022 22:48 PM EST

The NFL filed a motion asking a Nevada court to dismiss former Raiders coach Jon Gruden's lawsuit against the league, saying the accusations that the the NFL leaked Gruden's old, offensive emails are “baseless” and “should be dismissed for failure to state a single viable cause of action.” ...

Washington resets rebuilding expectations with 7-10 season

Jan. 10, 2022 15:42 PM EST

A year after looking like Washington's rebuild was on the fast track, the team is on the outside of the playoffs looking in for a fifth time in six seasons. At 7-10 after a four-game skid followed a four-game winning streak, coach Ron Rivera's group is closer to where he thought it...

Washington beats Giants on Gibson TD run, McCain's 2 INTs

Jan. 09, 2022 18:13 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a final month marred by COVID-19 issues, a fight on the field, a tragic automobile accident involving a passenger in a car driven by a fellow player and a losing streak, the Washington Football Team had something to feel good about after its last game. ...

Giants and Washington not fighting for playoffs this year

Jan. 06, 2022 19:05 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ron Rivera and Joe Judge exceeded expectations last season in their first year running their new clubs. Rivera got Washington to the playoffs for the first time in five years, overcoming injuries and a pandemic to win the NFC East with a 7-9 record....

Giants and Washington play meaningless finale at MetLife

Jan. 06, 2022 10:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (6-10) at NEW YORK GIANTS (4-12) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Washington by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 5-11; Giants 6-10. SERIES RECORD: Giants lead 105-70-4. LAST...

Jalen Hurts asks Washington for response to railing collapse

Jan. 04, 2022 16:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts is asking the Washington Football Team to take action after narrowly escaping harm when fans fell onto the field because a railing in the corner of FedEx Field gave way as the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback was walking into the tunnel after Sunday’s game. ...

Washington to reveal new name on Feb. 2; won't be RedWolves

Jan. 04, 2022 11:59 AM EST

Washington’s NFL team announced Tuesday it will unveil its new name on Feb. 2 and that it will not be the Wolves or RedWolves. Commanders, Admirals, Armada, Brigade, Sentinels, Defenders, Red Hogs, Presidents and the status quo “Washington Football Team” were among the other...

Rivera names Heinicke starting QB for finale vs. Giants

Jan. 03, 2022 16:37 PM EST

Taylor Heinicke is expected to get a 15th consecutive start at quarterback for Washington in the team's season finale at the New York Giants. A week after broaching the possibility of playing Kyle Allen some in the final two games, coach Ron Rivera said Monday, “We’ll start off...

Eagles beat Washington, get help to clinch playoff berth

Jan. 02, 2022 23:40 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Jalen Hurts scrambled out of trouble to avoid a handful of sacks and ran the ball when needed with Miles Sanders out. He even needed to make an evasive maneuver after Philadelphia’s game at Washington was over. Hurts ran six times for 45 yards...

Heinicke starts hot, ends Washington loss with interception

Jan. 02, 2022 17:48 PM EST

Taylor Heinicke showed his Houdini-like escape skills early in Washington's Week 17 game against Philadelphia. Then he threw an interception that made the team's playoff hopes disappear. Heinicke started hot, completing 14 of his first 17 passes and staking Washington...