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Loving McLaurin: Rookie receiver is bright spot for Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin dropped the ball, and Donald Penn was incensed. When the rookie receiver came back to the Washington Redskins huddle, the elder statesman of the offensive line lost his cool. “Terry, come here,” Penn yelled. “Terry, we need that. Catch the ball before you run with it.” McLaurin didn’t get […]
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Redskins feel good after 1st win, prepare for unbeaten 49ers

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — There was a different feel at the Washington Redskins’ practice facility the day after their first victory of the season. It didn’t matter that Washington held on to beat the winless Miami Dolphins who missed a 2-point conversation attempt in the final seconds. After Jay Gruden was fired and Bill Callahan […]
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Redskins get taste of life under interim coach Bill Callahan

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — After captains led the rest of the team in stretches, the music cut out and it was down to business. The Washington Redskins huddled up before practice began, did sprints before leaving the field and it was clear that Club Jay is over and Camp Callahan is here. Interim coach Bill […]
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Redskins to start Colt McCoy at QB against unbeaten Patriots

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the reigning Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. Gruden announced the switch to McCoy after practice Friday. McCoy hasn’t appeared in a game since breaking his right leg during a game in December. Case Keenum started Washington’s first […]
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Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft class. The team on Thursday announced rookie deals with the Ohio State quarterback they took 15th overall, fourth-round running back Bryce Love and guard Wes Martin, fifth-round center Ross Pierschbacher and linebacker Cole Holcomb, sixth-round receiver […]
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Redskins sign Ioannidis to multiyear extension

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Matt Ioannidis to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced the deal Thursday. Ioannidis started nine games last season and finished third on the Redskins with a career-high 7½ sacks. Ioannidis, 25, has become a regular in Washington’s defensive line rotation after being selected […]
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Drafting a quarterback in play for Redskins in early rounds

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Just when the Washington Redskins thought they found their long-term solution at quarterback, they’re back to the drawing board. More than a year after trading for and extending Alex Smith and a month after acquiring Case Keenum, Washington is still in search of its future at the position. Smith’s broken right […]
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Redskins’ Foster fined, not suspended, after NFL review

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Reuben Foster has been fined two game checks and reinstated to the Washington Redskins’ active roster after an NFL investigation into an incident of domestic violence found he did not violate the league’s personal conduct policy. The league announced Foster’s fine for two games this season and his new status Friday. […]
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Redskins sign tackle Ereck Flowers to $4M, 1-year deal

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed offensive tackle Ereck Flowers to a $4 million, one-year contract. Flowers becomes Washington’s new swing tackle behind Trent Williams and Morgan Moses after Ty Nsekhe left to sign with the Buffalo Bills. The team announced the deal with Flowers on Monday after agreeing to terms with […]
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Redskins release Brown, McGee as defensive changes begin

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins released linebacker Zach Brown and defensive lineman Stacy McGee as part of remaking their defense. Cutting Brown and McGee on Wednesday saved just over $8 million in salary-cap space to use in free agency. And the Redskins are already at work on spending that money. Washington agreed to […]
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AP Source: Redskins to sign Collins to $84M, 6-year deal

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington Redskins have agreed to sign safety Landon Collins to an $84 million, six-year deal with $45 million guaranteed. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal cannot become official until free agency opens Wednesday. […]
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Redskins hire Tim Rattay as quarterbacks coach

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have hired Tim Rattay as quarterbacks coach. The team announced the move Friday. Rattay succeeds Kevin O’Connell in the job after O’Connell was promoted to offensive coordinator. Rattay spent the past four years as quarterbacks coach at Louisiana Tech. He played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2006 […]
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Redskins hire Rob Ryan as inside linebackers coach

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have hired longtime NFL defensive guru Rob Ryan as inside linebackers coach. The team announced the move Wednesday, a day after promoting Kevin O’Connell to offensive coordinator on coach Jay Gruden’s staff. Ryan most recently served as the Buffalo Bills’ assistant head coach for defense in 2016. Before […]
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Redskins full of uncertainty after injury-riddled season

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins’ constantly changing personnel reminded cornerback Josh Norman of a game show. “It’s like watching ‘Jeopardy,'” Norman said as players cleaned out their lockers on Monday. “You watch ‘Jeopardy?’ When you watch it, do you see the same people?” There were plenty of new and unfamiliar faces for Washington […]
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Redskins place Jordan Reed, Colt McCoy on injured reserve

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have placed tight end Jordan Reed and quarterback Colt McCoy on injured reserve. Reed (strained toe muscle) and McCoy (broken leg) already had been ruled out for Washington’s season-ending game against Philadelphia on Sunday. The Redskins signed defensive end Marcus Smith and defensive back Alex Carter to their […]
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Redskins’ Nicholson won’t play Saturday after arrest

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Redskins safety Montae Nicholson has been ruled out for Saturday’s game at Tennessee following his arrest earlier this week. Nicholson was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public stemming from a fight at a restaurant and retail complex near the team’s practice facility […]
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Redskins ask for privacy amid reports of Smith complications

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have asked for privacy for Alex Smith and his family amid reports the quarterback is dealing with complications from surgery to repair a broken leg. In a statement released Thursday, the team says it appreciates concerns about Smith’s injury that occurred Nov. 18 against Houston and that the […]
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Redskins’ Norman pushes back on Eric Reid’s ‘sellout’ claim

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Redskins cornerback Josh Norman pushed back Thursday on Eric Reid’s criticism of Malcolm Jenkins and The Players Coalition. Reid and Jenkins had a heated exchange before Sunday’s game between Reid’s Carolina Panthers and Jenkins’ Philadelphia Eagles. Jenkins co-founded The Players Coalition, a group focused on racial and social justice. Reid, a […]
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Redskins safety Su’a Cravens talked out of retiring

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins players said safety Su’a Cravens had to be talked out of retiring, and his future with the team is in doubt. The 22-year-old Cravens, Washington’s expected starter at strong safety, has been out since Aug. 15 following knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus, but was expected to return […]
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Redskins safety Su’a Cravens talked out of retiring for now

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins placed Su’a Cravens on the exempt/left squad list on Sunday, and his future is in doubt after teammates said the 22-year-old safety had to be talked out of retiring. Cravens, the Redskins’ expected starter at strong safety, has been out since Aug. 15 following knee surgery to repair […]
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Redskins’ Taylor out for season with torn quadriceps tendon

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Phil Taylor is out for the season after tearing his left quadriceps tendon, leaving the Washington Redskins with a big void to fill on the defensive line. Coach Jay Gruden said the veteran nose tackle, who was injured Sunday in the third preseason game , will have surgery on Wednesday. The […]
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Redskins sign coach Jay Gruden to contract extension

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed coach Jay Gruden to a multi-year contract extension. Gruden was going into the fourth year of a five-year contract. The team announced the extension Monday morning. The 50-year-old is the first coach to have his contract extended by owner Dan Snyder. The Redskins missed the playoffs […]
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Teens who defaced black school ordered to learn about racism

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Five teens have been ordered to learn lessons about racial and religious discrimination after they spray-painted racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that served black children during the segregation era in northern Virginia. News media report that the boys, all 16 or 17, must visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum […]
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Redskins interview Rob Ryan to be defensive coordinator (Yahoo Sports)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have interviewed Rob Ryan for their defensive coordinator position.
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Black waitress finds racist note on customer receipt

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A racist note left on a receipt for a black Virginia waitress has sparked outrage. Multiple news outlets, which ran pictures of the receipt , report that the message scrawled at the bottom of the bill at Anita’s New Mexico Style Cafe in Ashburn read “great service don’t tip black people.” […]
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Redskins fire defensive coordinator Joe Barry

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and other members of the coaching staff.
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Redskins feel Norman’s impact, Panthers feel his departure

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Josh Norman doesn’t want to kick the Carolina Panthers when they’re down, even if they’re down in part because they let him go. An All-Pro cornerback for the NFC champions, Norman was cut loose from the $13.9 million franchise tag in April and signed for $75 million over five years with […]
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Police: Teens responsible for racist graffiti on schoolhouse

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Police say they’ve identified five teenage boys believed to be responsible for spray-painting racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that detectives have interviewed the boys, all of whom are 16 or 17 years old and […]
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19th-Century school for black children vandalized in Va.

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A one-room, 19th-Century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia’s Loudoun County has been defaced with references to “white power” and Nazi swastikas. The Washington Post reports that the former Ashburn Colored School building was spray-painted with the racist graffiti on Friday evening. Students with the Loudoun School for […]
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Redskins' Gruden: RG3 critique was a 'mistake'

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III didn't stray from his scripted response.
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