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Tom Schad

Tom Schad

After spending nearly two years as an intern at The Washington Times, Tom Schad rejoined the staff as a sports reporter in August 2014. A Colorado native and American University graduate, he previously served as a reporter and copy editor at The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun and MLB.com. He can be reached at tschad@washingtontimes.com

Articles by Tom Schad

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) pulls in a pass as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher (24) closes in during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

For DeSean Jackson, revenge is sweet

Jackson had four catches for 126 yards to help lead the Redskins past the Philadelphia Eagles, with whom he spent the first six seasons of his professional career. Published December 21, 2014

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) walks off the field at the end of the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

With renewed confidence, Griffin steps back into starting role

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has publicly maintained that his confidence hasn't wavered this season. But on the field Sunday, and at the podium Tuesday, he showed glimpses of a former version of himself. Published December 16, 2014

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy (16) gets wrapped up by New York Giants outside linebacker Devon Kennard (59) and defensive end Damontre Moore (98) during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Griffin replaces McCoy after opening drive

Colt McCoy aggravated the pinched nerve in his neck on the opening drive of Sunday's game against the Giants and was listed as questionable to return. Robert Griffin III entered the game in his place. Published December 14, 2014