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Sweat against Washington persuading players to get vaccine

Jun. 09, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Washington pass rusher Montez Sweat said Wednesday he doesn't support the team's attempt to persuade players to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Sweat said he “probably won’t get vaccinated until I got more facts and that type of stuff, but I’m not a fan of it at...

Washington Football Team to open camp in Richmond, Virginia

Jun. 04, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Washington Football Team will return to Richmond, Virginia, for the start of training camp this summer. The club and city on Friday announced a limited engagement from July 27-31. Those are the first days most NFL teams are allowed to conduct...

Washington cuts longtime starting right tackle Morgan Moses

May. 20, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Morgan Moses was released by Washington on Thursday, a surprising decision to cut ties with one of the organization's longest-tenured players even in light of offseason additions. Moses started every game of every season at right tackle for Washington...

No quarterback, but Washington quietly fills holes at draft

May. 01, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Instead of shaking up the first round with a blockbuster trade up for the next quarterback of the future, Washington spent the NFL draft quietly plugging holes all over the roster. Making a big splash hasn't worked out so well for this organization in...

Washington picks Cosmi, St-Juste, Brown on Day 2 of draft

Apr. 30, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

Washington may have found its long-term answer at left tackle in the second round and unearthed another third-round receiving gem. Washington used the 51st pick in the NFL draft Friday night on Texas offensive tackle Sam Cosmi, who could fill the void left by former...

Washington fills need by drafting LB Jamin Davis at No. 19

Apr. 30, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

Washington filled an immediate need by using the 19th pick on Kentucky’s Jamin Davis, who could be the next standout linebacker drafted by Ron Rivera. Davis wasn't even a starter going into his junior season and impressed Washington's brass by making 102 tackles in 10...

Dolphins send veteran guard Ereck Flowers back to Washington

Apr. 27, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins agreed to trade veteran guard Ereck Flowers to Washington in a deal Tuesday that also included a swap of late-round draft picks. The Dolphins will pay Flowers $6 million as a signing bonus for a restructured contract this year, and...

Washington again goes into draft in market for QB of future

Apr. 23, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

Martin Mayhew isn't tipping his hand about Washington's desire to draft a quarterback this year. “I won’t get into that for strategic reasons,” the team's new general manager said. “We do feel very confident and comfortable with the quarterbacks on our roster...

Offensive tackle, linebacker among Washington's draft needs

Apr. 22, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

19. WASHINGTON (7-10) LAST SEASON: Washington took advantage of a weak NFC East to win the division in coach Ron Rivera's first season after a 1-5 start. Dwayne Haskins was benched as starting quarterback after four games and later released, with Alex Smith eventually...

Washington signs wide receiver Adam Humphries to 1-year deal

Mar. 25, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington signed Adam Humphries to a one-year contract Thursday, a month after the oft-injured wide receiver was released by Tennessee. Injuries limited Humphries to just 19 games over the past two seasons with the Titans. A concussion cost him...