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WFT Set to Hire Veteran Front Office Exec Marty Hurney as New GM

Washington is bringing in a voice very familiar with head coach Ron Rivera, as the team is reportedly set to hire veteran executive Marty Hurney as the team’s new General Manager. The GM role had been filled by Rivera, but now he will have another ally and someone he worked with a lot in his […]

Washington Makes Shocking Move in Waiving Second-Year QB Haskins

Washington took former Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. One year later – the Haskins Era is over. Monday the Football Team announced that they are waiving Haskins, ending a rough two seasons in which he went just 3-10 as a starter. Washington waived QB Dwayne […]

Taylor Heinicke to Start at QB for Washington Sunday if Alex Smith Can’t Play

Washington has a “do or die” affair Sunday in Philadelphia against the Eagles, and it appears that the team’s season will be decided on the shoulders of QB Taylor Heinicke. Ron Rivera announced Monday that Heinicke will get the start at QB for Washington IF Alex Smith’s calf does not allow him to play. Sunday […]

Ron Rivera Talks About and Defends the Two-Point Conversion Decision

Minutes after another discouraging defeat, Ron Rivera gathered his team in the locker room and explained what had just happened on the field. The coach’s decision to go for two near the end of a 20-19 loss to the New York Giants hadn’t worked, but Rivera wanted his players to know: Washington plays to win, […]

Is it WFT or WTF!

Is it WFT or WTF? This writer was taking a victory lap about two weeks ago when Washington Football Team Owner Dan Snyder’s clan et al. announced the racist team name was being retired.  Redskin–a term like Injun–which was used while a genocide against the Native American was being had in this country, was asked to […]

Former Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall Thinks Dwayne Haskins Will Have Issues Winning QB Job

At his introductory news conference in January, new Redskins Coach Ron Rivera was careful not to anoint Dwayne Haskins, the team’s top draft pick a year ago, as the starting quarterback. Rivera said Haskins would have to “step up and become a leader,” and after Washington traded for former Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen last month, […]

2012 NFL Week Nine Preivew – Carolina vs Washington

By Michael Brennan All week long there have been comparisons made between Robert Griffin III and Cam Newton. You can look at passer rating, rushing yards, or even the number of games won. Regardless, RGIII has been more impressive. Even compared to the historic rookie season that Newton had, RGIII still looms large. The Washington […]