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Thom Loverro

Thom Loverro

Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he covered government, politics, and crime. He moved into sports writing when he joined The Washington Times in 1992. He moved to The Washington Examiner as a sports columnist in 2009 and returned to The Washington Times in 2013, where he is currently the lead sports columnist.

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Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Josh Doctson (18) during NFL football training camp in Richmond,. Va., Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

LOVERRO: Invisible Doctson tests limits of faith

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? Published September 12, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins walks out of a tunnel to the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

LOVERRO: Cousins loses Week 1 to Bruce Allen

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. Published September 10, 2017

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden rubs his eyes during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

LOVERRO: Gruden's 'work in progress' wearing thin

Yes, it's just preseason, but Saturday was much worse than the Ravens game. Jay Gruden was so desperate for any kind of offensive success that he kept the first team offense in the game long after the Packers' first-teamers had departed Published August 20, 2017

LOVERRO: Enjoy the Ryan Zimmerman comeback story

Zimmerman's rally from the last three seasons deserves to be talked about as much as Bryce Harper or any other player on the Nationals. Speaking of Harper, does Zimmerman think he will stay? Published August 17, 2017

LOVERRO: Are we sure Jay Gruden can coach?

Preseason delivers fake football, but last week brought up yet another instance when the Redskins were not prepared under Gruden's watch. Published August 13, 2017