Washington's 28-18 victory over archrival Dallas on Sunday may herald an era of greatness with dynamic rookies Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris ("Just the tip of the iceberg for these Redskins," Web, Monday). But for longtime Redskins fans, it also brought a measure of closure for a devastating loss 33 years ago.
If the Washington Nationals win it all, they’ll be remembered forever.
Not so long ago, the second most visible athlete in Washington, right behind the Redskins' starting quarterback, usually was Redskins' lead running back. You know the names — Larry Brown, John Riggins, Terry Allen, Earnest Byner, Stephen Davis, Clinton Portis.
The last time the Washington Redskins drafted the Heisman Trophy winner — Desmond Howard 20 years ago — he held out and missed all of training camp. Howard's agent, Leigh Steinberg, thought his client deserved to be paid a little more than the typical fourth selection because of his marketability and name recognition. The Redskins resisted this notion, and the stalemate dragged on through August.
Dave Campo gives off a grandfatherly vibe when he walks into the homes of potential recruits.
From opening night until New Year's Day, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady dared defenses to stop them.
Running back Fred Taylor is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons and nearly 12,000 yards.
You know what the Redskins need most right now, more than a quarterback or a nose tackle or an owner with a clue? They need to get lucky.
Clinton Portis has been released by the Washington Redskins.