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Ricky Jean Francois says Redskins have a team that could win the Super Bowl
washingtonpost.com Updated 7 hours ago
Not to get too far ahead of ourselves here, but let’s talk about the Super Bowl for a minute. “I was one of the guys that spoke,” Ricky Jean Francois said on ESPN 980 Monday afternoon, again discussing Washington’s much-discussed Saturday night team mee…Share Tweet
nytimes.com 1 hour agoZimmermann, who turned down a five-year, $105 million offer from the Nationals last winter, got an extra $5 million from the Tigers even though his E.R.A. rose by a run.Share Tweet
Wizards waive Webster, sign center Hollinsnba.com 8 hours agoThe Washington Wizards have waived forward Martell Webster after he had hip surgery and signed center Ryan Hollins.Share TweetBefore Kirk Cousins helped lead the Redskins to a 20-14 win over the Giants on Sunday, NFL Network analyst Brian Billick offered his thoughts on the Washington quarterback. “He’s a touchdown-for-interception guy, that’s the definition of a backup,” Bill…Share Tweet
Nats' Goodwin headlines top performers in offseason Winter LeaguesMLB.com 11 hours agoBrian Goodwin ranked as the Nationals' No. 2 prospect headed into the 2013 season, trailing only Anthony Rendon for top honors within the organization. Selected by the Nats with the No. 34 overall pick in the 2011 Draft,.Share TweetNHL.com 11 hours agoNEW YORK – Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and Montreal Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 29. FIRST STAR – JAMIE BENN, LW, DALLAS ST...Share Tweet
An N.F.C. East Team Will Make the Playoffs, but Which One?nytimes.com 12 hours agoThe Giants (5-6), the Redskins (5-6), the Eagles (4-7) and the Cowboys (3-8) have done little to distinguish themselves in the N.F.L. this season.Share Tweet
Before TD grab, DeSean Jackson eyed his defender and thought, ‘Who is this guy?’washingtonpost.com 12 hours agoDeSean Jackson is back to his old, speedy self — blowing past defenders for long touchdown catches. Jackson burned the Giants for a 63-yard touchdown in the second quarter of the Redskins’ 20-14 win Sunday, his second touchdown of at least 50 yards in t…Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com 13 hours agoRedskins rookie cornerback Quinton Dunbar was among the stars of Sunday’s game, with three pass break-ups, an interception and much praise from teammates for transitioning so quickly from a would-be training-camp receiver to a contributing regular seaso…Share Tweet
Move over, Ovie – Evgeny Kuznetsov is Washington’s top Russian right nowthehockeynews.com 13 hours agoGood things come to those who wait and the Washington Capitals were very patient with Evgeny Kuznetsov. Despite drafting the Russian center in 2010, Washington didn’t get to sample the kid’s skills until the second half of 2013-14. In fact, he was still…Share Tweet
What We Learned: Capitals, Rangers and Metro Division dramayahoo.com 13 hours ago(Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) It must be diffic…Share Tweet
After a players-only meeting, the Redskins are in first place. They’re also [ticked] offwashingtonpost.com 16 hours agoThe mood of fans streaming out of FedEx Field on Sunday afternoon — at least the ones wearing burgundy — was one of whooping elation. A win over the Giants tied the Redskins for first place in the NFC East, put them back in the wild card picture, and ju…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoOdell Beckham made another deposit on his highlight reel Sunday with a diving touchdown catch in the fourth quarter against the Redskins. It left the opposition marveling at Beckham’s ability. Tackle Trent Williams said Beckham’s catch “wasn’t human” an…Share Tweet
Redskins have a shot to finally be relevant in DecemberESPN.com 19 hours agoRedskins have a shot to finally be relevant in DecemberShare Tweetnytimes.com 21 hours agoThe day before hosting the New York Giants with the NFC East lead on the line, safety Dashon Goldson and some other members of the Washington Redskins spoke up at a players-only meeting.Share Tweet
Stephen A. gives credit to the RedskinsNov 30First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless share their thoughts on the Redskins' 20-14 win over the Giants and what this means for both teams moving forward.
Golic: The Giants stunk it upNov 30ESPN's Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic analyze Redskins QB Kirk Cousins' performance in their win over the Giants, and how New York's loss is a reflection of how much worse the NFC East division is compared to the AFC South.
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