After beating Carolina last week, Washington cornerback Josh Norman noted that the home team started the game on defense and ended the game on defense. "That's what you want," he said. Maybe that's what HE wants. I think most fans would prefer a series of kneel downs from Alex Smith in victory formation.
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Their second-straight win put the Redskins a game-and-half ahead in the NFC East -- and Washington did so with another impressive defensive performance and a solid rushing attack. But, asked if the Redskins had gained confidence from recent performances, Jonathan Allen answered, "yes and no."
Fresh off Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Redskins, the Cowboys dealt a first-round pick Monday to the Oakland Raiders for wideout Amari Cooper, according to multiple reports.
Who needs drive, ingenuity and coaching creativity, when you can trade those in for the luxury of handing off to an age-defying runner who's turning back the clock?
The rarely-seen penalty played a decisive role in the Redskins' win, as the Cowboys lost five yards of field position, lined up for a 52-yarder and missed it as time expired.
Ryan Kerrigan was having a quiet 2018 campaign, but he tripled his season sack total and caused a defensive touchdown in their win over the Dallas Cowboys.
A running back, a good defense, solid special teams and winning the turnover battle -- that recipe for success in your grandfather's NFL is today's blue-plate special for the Redskins.
The Washington Redskins scored a defensive touchdown in the last five minutes and held on to beat the Dallas Cowboys, 20-17.
It's defensive, it's low-scoring and it's still either team's ball game. The Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys are tied 7-7 at the half.
There's nothing like using a fluke play as an excuse to come up with your next merchandise opportunity.
Running back Chris Thompson (rib/knee) and wide receivers Paul Richardson Jr. (shoulder/knee) and Jamison Crowder (ankle) are inactive for the Washington Redskins' Week 7 tilt against the Dallas Cowboys, leaving the Washington offense thin at skill positions.
It's been a tough day if you're a running back in the NFL. A year, really.
The Washington Redskins have called the Oakland Raiders to gauge their interest in trading wide receiver Amari Cooper, ESPN reported Sunday.
The Denver Broncos are listening to trade offers for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, according to ESPN.
It was a rare and remarkable feat: Someone who hadn't come up in the business, forcing his way into the conversation, during his 50s no less, and rising to the top in a major market like Washington -- and doing so with 21st century tools.
Asked Thursday if it will be weird to play against the Dallas Cowboys without Dez Bryant, Josh Norman laughed. The Redskins cornerback paused to think about it and then admitted, "it probably will be."
Here's what to keep an eye on as the Redskins look to beat the Cowboys
Redskins defensive end Stacy McGee practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering a groin muscle injury in the spring. This was the first week McGee was eligible to practice after beginning the season the Physically Unable to Perform list.
The pattern among the Washington Redskins' three wins this year is undeniable: They jump out to a healthy lead in the first half, then struggle to put points on the board after halftime.
The Washington Redskins released defensive lineman Ziggy Hood on Tuesday, according to his agent.
A pregame concert and a halftime marching band show are some of the distinct elements coming to this Sunday's game between the Washington Redskins and long-hated rival Dallas Cowboys.
After the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field this Sunday, they'll stay in the Washington, D.C., area an extra day to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. "It means so much to the players but also the National Football League and our game," Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said.
After five games, Jay Gruden has identified an area Alex Smith must be better at moving forward. The quarterback has to get the ball out faster.
As happy as the Redskins were after beating the Panthers on Sunday, attention shifted quickly to to the Cowboys, who have won four straight in the historic series.
NBC Sports Washington brought Josh Norman and DeAngelo Hall together after the Washington Redskins beat the Carolina Panthers 23-17, thanks in large part to Norman's performance.
For most teams, overcoming adversity means conquering troublesome circumstances and bouncing back after heartbreaking defeats. But in Washington, overcoming adversity means riding out good times and preventing victories from bringing you down.
After last week's beating by the Saints, quarterback Alex Smith talked about the comfort level of the offense when the Redskins fall behind early in a game. So Sunday, the Carolina Panthers -- specifically their special teams said, "Alex, let us make you feel comfortable," on their way to a 23-17 loss to Smith and Co.
The Redskins reported an attendance of 60,482 -- an increase from the team's figure of 59,827 for Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers.
Dustin Hopkins' crucial field goal n Sunday's 23-17 over the Carolina Panthers was made possible by an unlikely figure is: left tackle Trent Williams.
Adrian Peterson did his best to hide the pain from Redskins teammates and coaches this week. Nursing shoulder, knee and ankle injuries, the 33-year-old running back went through practice, doing his job.
Washington forced a turnover on downs with seconds left to secure a 23-17 win -- moving the Redskins to 3-2 this season. Down six points, the Panthers had driven all the way to the 16-yard line before the Washington defense clamped down.
The hot-and-cold Redskins have stayed true to form, and this week, they're playing well. Washington leads 17-6 at halftime against the Carolina Panthers.
Josh Norman's interception drought is over.
Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder and running back Chris Thompson are out Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was briefly benched in Monday's game in New Orleans for wearing his headphones at halftime, according to multiple reports.
Why does it feel like the Washington Redskins are the worst, most pathetic, most embarrassing franchise in the NFL? Why is the air around here filled with toxic gloom and doom about the hometown football team?
Redskins defensive backs coach Torrian Gray understands the narrative game. For example: If Josh Norman grabs an interception or two on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, all those stories about the cornerback's "down year" disappear.
Former NFL running back Herschel Walker characterized a recent CNN segment about Kanye West's support of Donald Trump as "despicable."
If you've ever wanted to bet on the job stability of NFL head coaches, you're in luck.
Teams change from year-to-year, but Carolina still runs the same scheme with quarterback Cam Newton -- and it's a scheme the Redskins haven't been able to solve recently.
It appears that Jay Gruden's tenure in Washington won't end well. At least he'll have plenty of company to commiserate with.
Josh Doctson suffered a heel injury last week and the injury could bother the Redskins receiver for the rest of the season -- even as he returns to action.
Norman pushed back against Hall's claim Wednesday -- saying that football has always been a priority. The 30-year-old is coming off his worse game in a Redskins uniform, an outing in which he was briefly benched to start the second half against the New Orleans Saints.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday he does not have a problem with Eric Reid protesting before games -- as the safety did last week against the New York Giants. Reid will likely kneel again Sunday when the Panthers take on the Redskins at FedEx Field.
When the Redskins took the field Monday against the New Orleans Saints, the team was anxious.
Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is not expected to miss games with a shoulder injury he suffered Monday night against the New Orleans Saints, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
Peyton Manning recorded a video to congratulate Drew Brees on breaking his all-time career passing yards record -- though he did it with typical Peyton humor.
After his bizarre cameo in Odell Beckham Jr.'s controversial ESPN interview Sunday, the rapper has called out the New York Giants' quarterback in a new video on social media.
A Buffalo television station reported that the Philadelphia Eagles have reached out to the Buffalo Bills about acquiring running back LeSean McCoy.
Have we finally reached the stage where those who worship at the Gruden altar finally consider the possibility that he may be right? Or is there far more blame to spread around?
It's been a rough 24 hours for Redskins cornerback Josh Norman. First, the Redskins cornerback was briefly benched to start the second half in Monday's 43-19 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Then, he got into a Twitter spat with Saints receiver Michael Thomas.
The Redskins offense wasn't able to do much against the Saints in Monday's 43-19 loss. And unfortunately for them, the unit didn't come out completely healthy either.
When the Redskins returned for the second half in Monday's 43-19 blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints, cornerback Josh Norman wasn't on the field for the team's first defensive series -- with coach Jay Gruden opting to play rookie Greg Stroman instead.
The Washington Redskins haven't done a lot yet in this still-young NFL season. But what they have done is good enough for first place in a suddenly woeful NFC East. Through five weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys sit at 2-3 and the New York Giants are 1-4.
At halftime, the Redskins trail the New Orleans Saints 26-13, but they were bailed out partially by a late turnover that helped set up a four-yard rushing touchdown from quarterback Alex Smith.
Redksins wide receiver Josh Doctson will miss Monday's game against the Saints with a heel injury.
The New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys all lost Sunday, and none looks like a playoff-caliber squad so far.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden will be looking for the good kind of magic Monday night in New Orleans, the kind that makes you happy.
It hasn't been a high-scoring week in the NFL to this point, whether you're talking about game scores or fantasy football output.
For the Redskins to beat Brees and the Saints this year, they'll need to play a consistent four quarters of football when the two teams meet Monday in primetime. In order to do that, they'll have to win these matchups.