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Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (71) greets fans as he prepares to enter the field before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  **FILE**

Trent Williams return complicated for Redskins

- The Washington Times

According to multiple reports, Williams had a "positive conversation" recently with new Redskins coach Ron Rivera, who is trying to repair the left tackle's fractured relationship with the franchise. But there are hurdles that have to be cleared before fans can expect to see Williams in a Redskins uniform again.

FILE - In this July 29, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers coaching intern Jennifer King, left, talks with Elijah Holyfield (33) during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. The Washington Redskins have hired Jennifer King as a coaching intern who will work with the offensive staff throughout the season. King most recently worked as an offensive assistant at Dartmouth College. Before that she interned for the Carolina Panthers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Redskins officially hire Jennifer King

- The Washington Times

The Washington Redskins officially announced the hiring of Jennifer King as a full-time coaching intern Monday to become the first female coach in the franchise's history and the first black female to serve in the role in league history.

Carolina Panthers coaching intern Jennifer King, left, talks with Elijah Holyfield (33) during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Monday, July 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)  **FILE**

Jennifer King to be added as first female assistant coach in Redskins' history

- The Washington Times

The Washington Redskins can expect a calm, insightful demeanor as they look to hire Jennifer King, who would become the first female assistant coach in franchise history and the first black female full-time assistant in NFL history. Redskins coach Ron Rivera is expected to add King to his staff as an offensive assistant after working together previously in Carolina, according to multiple reports,

XFL looks to succeed where other spring football leagues failed

- The Washington Times

The XFL is the latest enterprise trying to do what's never been done -- establish a popular, profitable spring football league. Interviews with a dozen players, coaches and executives portrayed an optimistic group of men confident that the XFL won't meet the same fate as the AAF.

Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) speaking during a news conference following an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. Eagles won 37-27.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins have the worst Super Bowl odds in the league

- The Washington Times

With the NFL season officially over, sportsbooks have re-released their Super Bowl odds for next year -- and the Redskins rank at the bottom of the list. Bovada is pegging Washington as 150-1 underdogs to win it all in 2020, while others like BetOnline and SportsBetting.Ag have the Redskins last at 100-1.

Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis (85) leaves the field following an NFL football minicamp at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Vernon Davis retiring after 14 seasons in NFL

- The Washington Times

There are many different ways an athlete can announce their retirement. They can give an emotional press conference, for example, or post on social media that they're calling it a career. Vernon Davis, though, had a different idea.

Washington Redskins new head coach Ron Rivera holds up a helmet during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  **FILE**

Local veteran wins Super Bowl tickets, gets to meet Ron Rivera

- The Washington Times

On Friday, Settles and a friend will head to Miami for Super Bowl 54 after winning two tickets to Sunday's game through two military associations (The USAA and American Veterans). A die-hard Redskins fan, he'll even get a chance to meet with Rivera when Washington's coach is scheduled to visit with military members on Saturday.

Washington Redskins new head coach Ron Rivera speaks during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Carolina North: Rivera's staff has Panthers roots

- The Washington Times

Ron Rivera has brought on three assistants who were with him in Carolina: receivers coach Jim Hostler, offensive line coach John Matsko and linebackers coach Steve Russ. Another hire, trainer Ryan Vermillion, also comes from the Panthers.

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera looks along the bench during the second half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky) **FILE**

Redskins make Rivera hiring official

- The Washington Times

The Washington Redskins officially announced the Ron Rivera's hiring to become their next coach Wednesday and will introduce him at a press conference Thursday at 2 p.m.

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera speaks to the media following an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn) **FILE**

LOVERRO: Redskins history shows a hire like Rivera not a guarantee for success

Look, I'm sorry to be the guy at the party blowing out the candles, but any reasonable person would have to have their memory banks wiped clean to believe that hiring Ron Rivera will then translate to the respect and results that Dan Snyder has futilely searched for during his ownership. Redskins Park is the elephant graveyard of the NFL, where careers go to die.

Ths Dec. 29, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur leaving the field after an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants fired Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) **FILE**

Panthers, Giants, Browns also in market for coaches

- The Washington Times

The Washington Redskins aren't the only team searching for a coach. The NFL's annual Black Monday resulted in the New York Giants firing Pat Shurmur after two seasons. The Cleveland Browns, on the other hand, didn't even wait until Monday to fire coach Freddie Kitchens, letting him go on Sunday.

Washington Redskins head coach Bill Callahan during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Redskins face large decisions after loss to Cowboys

- The Washington Times

Sunday's contest, in many ways, took a back seat to the decisions the Redskins are expected to announce over the next 24 hours. Team president Bruce Allen, who has long drawn the ire of fans, will reportedly be stripped of his control over Washington's football operations. Interim coach Bill Callahan will almost certainly be fired.

Washington Redskins interim head coach Bill Callahan stands on the sideline during an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Take heart, Redskins: NFL U-turns are rare, but they do happen

- The Washington Times

After Sunday's season finale against the Dallas Cowboys, the franchise faces a significant roster overhaul this offseason. Add in what is likely to be new coaching staff -- and possibly a new front office -- and it would seem the Redskins are years away from relevancy. But this is the NFL, where a flailing team that makes the right moves can -- occasionally, amazingly -- engineer a complete U-turn.

Washington Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins sits on cart while being taking off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Haskins awaiting further tests after duel with Jones derailed

- The Washington Times

More than a half-hour after the Redskins' 41-35 overtime loss to the New York Giants, Dwayne Haskins emerged from the Redskins' training room with a medical boot around his ankle. The brace was on his left foot, the one opposite he had hurt weeks ago against the Green Bay Packers.

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, second from left, is wrapped up by, New York Giants, from left, outside linebacker David Mayo, linebacker Markus Golden and outside linebacker Deone Bucannon during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Landover, Md. Redskins offensive tackle Morgan Moses, far left, tries to help on the play. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Bengals clinch No. 1 pick, Redskins in line for No. 2

- The Washington Times

The Cincinnati Bengals locked up the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft next April with an overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins Sunday, while the Washington Redskins are the favorites to land the No. 2 pick after their own overtime loss.

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SLIDESHOW: A Decade of Bruce Allen

SLIDESHOW: A Decade of Bruce Allen

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A year-by-year timeline of the Washington Redskins' most memorable gaffes and shortcomings of the 2010s, marking the 10-year anniversary of the hiring of team president and former general manager Bruce Allen.