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A Washington Redskins fan cheers the team, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

No-win proposition for Dolphins, Redskins fans

- Associated Press

In the air above Hard Rock Stadium, before the bungling Redskins and hapless Dolphins took the field, a plane towed a banner calling for Miami fans to do their part to help get Washington team president Bruce Allen fired.

Washington Redskins linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton (51) is congratulated after intercepting a pass, during the second half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

'A big relief:' Redskins take comfort with win over Dolphins despite near-collapse

- The Washington Times

It didn't matter to the Redskins that they barely hung on in a 17-16 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Yes, Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Dolphins almost stole the game, scoring a touchdown with six seconds left -- only to fail to convert a two-point attempt. And yes, they were facing the Dolphins, a team most consider to be tanking for the No.1 pick.

Miami Dolphins free safety Reshad Jones (20) tackles Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson (26)during the first half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Redskins lead 7-3 at halftime over Dolphins

- The Washington Times

Entering Sunday, the Redskins' matchup against the Miami Dolphins earned many nicknames: The Ineptitude Bowl, the Toilet Bowl, The Tua Bowl all among them. So far, the game has lived up to its billing.

Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen speaks to the media at an NFL football news conference, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Ashburn, Va.  Jay Gruden was fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins on Monday after an 0-5 start to the sixth season of a tenure that featured only one playoff appearance. Owner Daniel Snyder and team president Bruce Allen informed Gruden he was out early Monday morning, a day after a 33-7 loss to the New England Patriots.(AP Photo/Nick Wass) **FILE**

'Fire Bruce Allen' plane flying around Hard Rock Stadium

- The Washington Times

Hours before Sunday's kickoff against the Miami Dolphins, a plane circled Hard Rock Stadium with a banner calling for the Redskins' president's job. The Redskins are 59-89-1 in Allen's tenure and are looking for their first win of the season in Miami.

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson talks to teammates on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) **FILE**

Peterson: Best week of practice since I've been with Redskins

- The Washington Times

Adrian Peterson did a double take as soon as he was asked the question. The Redskins running back slightly pulled back, with his eyebrows scrunched together, before nodding in the affirmative that yes, he was excited about Bill Callahan's pledged commitment to the run.

Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum warms-up before an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) **FILE**

Keenum looks to be Callahan's pick to start at quarterback

- The Washington Times

Interim coach Bill Callahan said Wednesday the team was still deciding who will start Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. But the coach's remarks came hours after a report indicated Case Keenum is expected to be named starter, as long as his foot injury doesn't prevent him from doing so.

 In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, Washington Redskins offensive line coach Bill Callahan, center, talks with tackle Hugh Thornton (69) during NFL football training camp in Richmond, Va. Jay Gruden was fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, after an 0-5 start to the sixth season of a tenure that featured only one playoff appearance. A person familiar with the team's plans told The Associated Press that offensive line coach Bill Callahan would replace Gruden on an interim basis. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) **FILE**

Callahan puts stamp on first post-Gruden practice

- The Washington Times

In his first practice as the Redskins' interim coach, Callahan sent a clear signal that the ousted Jay Gruden is no longer in charge. The central goal? The 63-year-old said he wants the Redskins to get back to the fundamentals.