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Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Before joining in October 2013, he covered the Washington Redskins for The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va. for parts of three seasons and spent the previous five years at the Hartford Courant. A University of Connecticut graduate, he can be reached at


Articles by Zac Boyer

Washington Redskins inside linebacker Keenan Robinson (52) lines up against the Minnesota Vikings during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini)

Jay Gruden 'very concerned' about availability of six Redskins players

Those six players — a list that includes wide receiver DeSean Jackson, inside linebacker Keenan Robinson and strong safety Brandon Meriweather — were unable to practice on Thursday, which puts their ability to play Sunday against St. Louis into question. Published December 4, 2014

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher roams the field before the start of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Rams' Jeff Fisher on 2012 draft trade: 'It was an easy decision for us'

Two and a half years after the Rams acquired four draft picks from the Redskins, who in turn selected quarterback Robert Griffin III, the two teams will face off this weekend with Griffin standing on the sideline and the Rams continuing to develop four starters. Published December 3, 2014

Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) celebrates a Colts touchdown on a fumble by Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy, right, during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Colt McCoy gets little help as Colts blow past Redskins

Despite completing 31 of 47 passes for 392 yards and three touchdowns — the latter two marks each career highs — McCoy was no match for his counterpart, Andrew Luck, and the Indianapolis Colts, who racked up 487 yards of total offense in a 49-27 victory. Published November 30, 2014

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, left, greets Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III after an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 30-17. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Andrew Luck, Colts thrive on stability Redskins lack

Luck should be thankful he has avoided the mess that has consumed Robert Griffin III and the Redskins during his three seasons — but then again, if Luck was playing in Washington, none of it likely would have happened, anyway. Published November 27, 2014

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) heads back into the tunnel after warm ups before the Washington Redskins take on the Carolina Panthers at FedEx Field, Landover, Md., Sunday, November 4, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

RG3 era in D.C. winding to unexpected end

Griffin, the people's quarterback, could do no wrong upon arrival in Washington. But as he soon learned, it doesn't take much for the capital region to turn on its chosen leaders. Published November 26, 2014