Packers overcome slow start in victory over Redskins

Jan 11, 2016

Packers overcome slow start in victory over Redskins

For Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green Bay Packers’ offense, the first quarter of their playoff game Sunday looked quite similar to the stagnant way their regular season wound down. Not a lot of progress. Not a lot of points. Not a ...

Packers confident on road

Jan 9, 2016

Packers confident on road

Aaron Rodgers has called on the Green Bay Packers to draw inspiration from a hostile Washington Redskins crowd on Sunday as they attempt to reignite their Super Bowl hopes in a daunting opening playoff battle. Rodgers and the Packers started the season in scintillating ...

Cousins comes up big as Redskins clinch NFC East crown

Dec 27, 2015

Cousins comes up big as Redskins clinch NFC East crown

Wearing his “NFC East Champions” hat, Kirk Cousins made sure he got the last word. Cousins finished his news conference, turned on his way out and screamed: “How many of y’all picked us to win the division?” It sounded like his “You like that?” ...

Cowboys stay in playoff race

Dec 8, 2015

Cowboys stay in playoff race

Dez Bryant’s tantrum on the Dallas Cowboys’ sideline was not a good look. Neither was Darren McFadden’s two-fumble performance. Matt Cassel’s passes often sailed nowhere near his receivers. All in all, it was an ugly game, devoid of any style points or many scoreboard ...

Newton's brilliance propels Panthers past Redskins

Nov 23, 2015

Newton's brilliance propels Panthers past Redskins

Cam Newton has never liked being referred to as a running quarterback. “I have labelled myself as a pocket passer with the ability to run,” Newton said. Newton proved again he can beat teams with his arm, throwing a career-high five touchdown passes on ...

Giants put away Redskins

Sep 25, 2015

Giants put away Redskins

The New York Giants do know how to hold onto a lead. New York didn’t let Washington steal a victory late, finishing off a 32-21 decision Thursday night on Odell Beckham Jr.’s 30-yard touchdown catch and Rueben Randle’s 41-yarder. The Giants fell apart in ...

Jackson feels for benched Griffin

Sep 2, 2015

Jackson feels for benched Griffin

DeSean Jackson said he can relate to what Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is going through. After Griffin lost the starting job on Monday, Jackson compared it to his leaving the Eagles after the 2013 season. “It’s just unfortunate he has to be ...

Griffin defends 'best' comments

Aug 19, 2015

Griffin defends 'best' comments

Frustrated that a quote about striving to be the NFL’s best quarterback was taken out of context, Robert Griffin III complained Tuesday that his name “keeps getting used for headlines.” The Washington Redskins quarterback drew heavy scrutiny for his comments to WJLA-TV, the ABC ...

Griffin faces uncertain NFL future

Nov 27, 2014

Griffin faces uncertain NFL future

Robert Griffin III mingled in the locker room and made small talk about shoes and food. No sense talking about football, not when a player who once could do no wrong has been benched for the second time in two years. The Redskins will ...

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Oct 28, 2014

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy’s successful return to his home state trumped Tony Romo’s dramatic return to the game. McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard ...

Seahawks overcome penalties, Redskins

Oct 7, 2014

Seahawks overcome penalties, Redskins

How’s this for a frustrating hat trick: Percy Harvin had three touchdowns called back because of penalties. Were it not for the self-inflicted wounds, the Seattle Seahawks might have had a cakewalk against the Washington Redskins. As it was, they settled for a 27-17 ...