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Matthew Paras

Matthew Paras

Matthew Paras is a digital sports writer for the Washington Times, covering the Washington Capitals and whatever else is needed. Originally from Chicago, he attended DePaul University and was the editor in chief of the student newspaper, The DePaulia. He had previous internships with the Richmond Times-Dispatch and the Northwest Herald. He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Matthew Paras

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Redskins' 50-year sellout streak ends

The Redskins' 50-year sellout streak ended Sunday, as Washington's official attendance was just 57,013 for the team's home opener. Published September 16, 2018

Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson walks on the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Redskins blame 'low energy' in Colts loss

Adrian Peterson heard the loud boos from the FedEx Field crowd when he and the rest of his teammates went into the locker room at halftime of Sunday's 21-9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Published September 16, 2018

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron, center, catches a pass for a touchdown in front of Washington Redskins defensive back Montae Nicholson (35) and linebacker Josh Harvey-Clemons (40) in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins fall 21-9 in ugly loss to Colts

After a dominant performance last week to start the season, the Redskins laid an egg Sunday in a 21-9 loss to the Colts at FedEx Field in which Washington trailed for the entire game. Published September 16, 2018

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith throws during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Redskins 'comfortable' if sellout streak ends

The Washington Redskins' 50-year sellout streak could come to an end Sunday. But its chief marketing officer said if that's the case, so be it. Published September 13, 2018

Washington Redskins wide receiver Trey Quinn (14) during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) **FILE**

Trey Quinn, Cam Sims undergo ankle surgeries

Redskins wide receivers Trey Quinn and Cam Sims underwent ankle surgery Wednesday and will miss at least the next eight weeks, coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday. Published September 12, 2018