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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...

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 can clinch playoff spot by beating WFT, getting help

Dec. 30, 2021 13:37 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Jalen Hurts insists his sore left ankle feels good enough to get the Philadelphia Eagles two wins. One on Sunday at Washington and some help around the NFL would get Philadelphia into the playoffs. The Eagles can clinch an NFC wild-card spot by...

Eagles, Washington are playing for second time in 13 days

Dec. 30, 2021 10:13 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (8-7) at WASHINGTON (6-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox BETTING LINE: Eagles by 3½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Eagles 8-6-1; Washington 5-10. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads 88-80-5. LAST...

Blowout loss, sideline spat are latest tests for Washington

Dec. 27, 2021 18:04 PM EST

Ron Rivera insisted Monday afternoon he had not seen video of the sideline fight between Washington defensive linemen Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne and felt no need to seek it out. “From what the players have said, they’re good with it,” Rivera said. "It was like two brothers...

Woeful Washington not ready for prime time in lopsided loss

Dec. 27, 2021 01:09 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Taylor Heinicke threw an interception when trying to go deep on Washington’s first offensive play, and things only got worse from there for the team that is just barely still in playoff contention after its most-lopsided loss since 2007. Veteran defensive...

The Latest: Washington brings benches, just as Cowboys did

Dec. 26, 2021 21:35 PM EST

The Latest from Week 16 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 9:30 p.m. Washington is using benches adorned with its logo for the game at the Cowboys after Dallas did the same thing when visiting its NFC East rival two weeks ago. The difference...