Deshazor Everett was initially tapped to fill in for Su'a Cravens, but the speedy Montae Nicholson is carving out a role.
The latest news and analysis of the Washington Redskins season.
Chris Thompson's connection with Kirk Cousins began in the early days of their careers, taking on the thankless task of running scout teams for former Redskins coach Mike Shanahan.
Former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III sounded off Tuesday against Santana Moss after the former wide receiver said Griffin took credit for Mike Shanahan's firing.
The Week 3 power rankings are here, and the Washington Redskins took a big jump.
The Redskins came away quite nicked up following a 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams, but coach Jay Gruden said Monday the injuries are considered day-to-day.
Safety Su'a Cravens is done, at least for this year, after the Washington Redskins placed him on the season-ending "Reserve/Left Squad" list on Monday.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden doesn't know when Su'a Cravens will rejoin the team. The NFL Network released a report Sunday saying Cravens was expected to report back this week.
Competitiveness in the NFL was better this week, with one-possession games in at least seven contests. But let's not confuse close games with good games.
The tunnel out from the field to the locker room at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum turned into a sort of infirmary after the Redskins 27-20 win there Sunday.
Kirk Cousins was able to breathe a sigh of relief for a few reasons after Sunday's win against the Rams. He avoided an 0-2 start, for one. Cousins also likely avoided having to miss the birth of his first child.
The play required lots of patience.
Success running the ball and an improved performance on third downs meant Washington had the ball for more than 12 minutes longer than Los Angeles.
After Sunday's win, Thompson explained the origin of the highlight-reel play.
Against the Sean McVay-led Los Angeles Rams, Washington finally delivered on long-standing promises that the Redskins' run game was real, that Ryan Grant would be fine and that Jordan Reed would again be an impact player.
The Ravens now have forced 10 turnovers in two games -- and the defense was "hacked off" after Sunday's 24-10 win against the Cleveland Browns.
Redskins running back Rob Kelley injured his rib during the second quarter and is questionable to return.
The Redskins will have the same group of players active against the Rams as they did last Sunday against the Eagles.
The Falcons opens their new stadium and the Cowboys travel to Denver.
What, exactly, does Doctson need to do in practice before his workload increases?
When the schedule came out, Week 2 in Los Angeles seemed like one of the easier games on Washington's schedule.
Donald, the Rams Pro Bowl defensive tackle, would be the toughest assignment on an already-talented defensive front.
The former Redskins offensive coordinator might downplay the significance of playing his former team now, but Sunday's game will have extra meaning.
Doctson's hamstring is still giving him problems.
We still don't know who's telling the truth: Ezekiel Elliott or the former girlfriend who accuses the Dallas Cowboys running back of domestic abuse. But we know that both have been victimized by the NFL.
The Redskins' running backs averaged just 2.6 yards per carry in Week 1.
One of the biggest questions following Washington's 30-17 loss to Philadelphia in the season opener at home is this: Why is Josh Doctson on head coach Jay Gruden's do-not-disturb list?
More issues covering tight ends, new problems along the offensive line.
The million-dollar shakedown happens in markets across the country when teams want to remodel stadiums homes or build new ones. No one twists arms like the NFL.
Redskins running back Chris Thompson said Sunday he was a little nervous for his family's safety during Hurricane Irma.
Washington hasn't won in Week 1 since the 2012 season.
The 2017 NFL season has begun and Washington's fans at FedEx Field witnessed a time warp. Fifteen games remain but Sunday felt like 2016 all over again.
Redskins tackles Morgan Moses and Trent Williams dealt with ankle injuries, while safety D.J. Swearinger had back spasms during Sunday's 30-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, coach Jay Gruden announced.
There were too many moments in Sunday's 30-17 loss to the Eagles where the Redskins' defense looked remarkably similar to last year's.
The play sealed the Eagles' win late in the fourth quarter and the initial ruling stood upon review.
"We're better than that at receiver -- dropping balls -- and we're better than that at quarterback," coach Jay Gruden said.
The referendum on 29-year-old Cousins continues, and you would be hard-pressed to find many voters not named Cousins to cast their ballot to make the man the highest paid player in NFL history after Sunday's opening game defeat.
Kirk Cousins marched his team into the red zone with the score at 19-17, and could have taken the lead in the fourth quarter. Instead, Cousins and the Redskins suffered another costly turnover, one of four on a mistake-filled day at FedEx Field.
Dustin Hopkins nails a 33-yarder to pull the Redskins within two. Eagles 19-17 to start the fourth quarter.
First-half MVPs for each Redskins unit: Ryan Kerrigan, Chris Thompson, Tress Way.
If anyone put money on Ryan Kerrigan as the first Redskin to score a touchdown during the 2017 season, they likely won quite a bit of dough on Sunday.
Redskins' offense, defense and special teams units have all had a disaster-level play. Eagles lead 7-0 after one.
The Redskins released their inactives list ahead of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wentz has mobility, and the Redskins know it.
Crowder (hip flexor), Ryan Anderson (neck stinger) and Spencer Long (knee) are all questionable for Week 1 against the Eagles.
The NFL is back this weekend, with packed stadiums jammed with thousands of fans and millions more watching at home. It's a American rite. Whether that's still true 10 years from now likely depends on how successfully the league addresses some pressing problems.
Kirk Cousins officially became king of Redskins Park this week.
Cousins will take on more responsibility in the huddle this year, and he's growing more comfortable in his role off the field.
The Redskins are days away from Sunday's opener against the Eagles and players have tightened up with the press, opting to let their play do the talking.
The Ravens have missed the playoffs in back-to-back years. Will that change this year?
Gruden has had a knack for breaking defenses since he was a youngster. Rarely has he guided an offense with as much on the line as the 2017 Redskins.
The defenders clad in burgundy-and-gold this Sunday should be an improvement over last year. It stands to reason because they literally can't be much worse.
Eagles coach Doug Pederson expects Norman to shadow Jeffery Sunday, though Jay Gruden said he isn't sure whether his top corner will shadow Jeffery everywhere he goes.
The Redskins are doing whatever it takes to convince Kirk Cousins to stick around -- how about your own QB nook, Mr. Cousins?
The Redskins third-down back has been cut. He's been injured many times. Now, he's found a role in the Redskins offense the team wants to keep him in.
From the moment he was hired as defensive coordinator, Greg Manusky and the Redskins have said they are going to be aggressive on defense. But how much is too much? How often have Manusky's teams blitzed in the past? Have they actually had success doing so?
Redskins coach Jay Gruden defended safety Su'a Cravens stepping away from the team, saying Cravens has some personal issues he needs to sort out.
With a "sour taste" in his mouth from last season when he didn't make the Pro Bowl and was the league's most penalized player, Norman has been working on his closing speed and even more anticipation skills because he senses a big year coming.
Redskins running back Chris Thompson signed a contract extension Tuesday with Washington, the team announced.
The division winner has changed annually for more than a decade. That's bad news for Dallas and good news for the other three teams. Though, the Redskins' chances are marked as slim.
Redskins fans have taken some heat for the way they reacted to the Su'a Cravens news. Perhaps a little compassion is in line for a fan base abused by a dysfunctional franchise for nearly two decades now.