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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

Articles by Matthew Paras

Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland looks on before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) **FILE**

Bashaud Breeland to sign three-year deal with Panthers

Cornerback Bashaud Breeland will be leaving the Washington Redskins for the Carolina Panthers, agreeing Tuesday to a three-year, $24 million deal with $11 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports. Published March 13, 2018

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) celebrates wide receiver Josh Doctson's touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Landover, Md., Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally) **FILE**

Kirk Cousins makes his history with Vikings deal

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly won the Kirk Cousins derby -- and did so by giving him the most guaranteed money at signing in the history of the sport. Published March 13, 2018