Latest from the Rumor MillRSS Team RSS Feed

Tickets for Washington’s preseason opener are going for as little as $1

The Commanders don’t want people to talk about the recent past. The probably aren’t thrilled with the attention being paid to certain aspects of the present.Via Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, the secondary ticket platform GameTime has tickets to the team’s preseason opener against the Panthers going for as little as $1.Yes, for a single small [more]

Ron Rivera: Starters will play 15-20 snaps in first preseason game

The Commanders will take on the Panthers for their preseason opener on Saturday and quarterback Carson Wentz will be among those on the field.Head coach Ron Rivera said in his Thursday press conference that he plans to have his starters on the field between 15-20 plays in the matchup.Rivera noted that all three quarterbacks — [more]

Ron Rivera on Carson Wentz: The narratives are all unfair

By most accounts, Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz is having an up-and-down training camp. Head coach Ron Rivera even pointed out recently that while Wentz has shown some inaccuracy, it’s nothing he or the team are “overly concerned” about.Part of that is likely because Washington would really like for Wentz to work out. Since Rivera took [more]

Roger Goodell: No timeline for concluding investigation of Daniel Snyder

Last Tuesday, the league abruptly announced the outcome of Mary Jo White’s investigation of Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. On some upcoming Tuesday (or another day of the week), the NFL will be announcing the outcome of Mary Jo White’s investigation of Commanders owner Daniel Snyder. (Unless they brush it all under the rug. But we [more]

Jon Allen on Commanders firing Sam Mills: “It’s a great game but a terrible business”

The Commanders fired defensive line coach Sam Mills III today, a surprising decision that left one of his players saddened.Washington defensive tackle Jon Allen said it hurt to learn that the position coach he has played for since 2020 has been let go.“At the end of the day, it’s sad,” Allen said, via the Washington [more]

Ron Rivera: The timing between Carson Wentz and the receivers is getting better

Quarterback Carson Wentz has experienced an up-and-down training camp so far this summer.But Tuesday was reportedly a good day for the quarterback, according to practice observers.Head coach Ron Rivera liked what he saw, too, touting the improved chemistry between the quarterback and his targets.“He’s getting more and more comfortable,” Rivera said, via NBCSportsWashington.com. “He’s developing [more]

Peter Harvey previously handled the Hue Jackson, Scot McCloughan arbitrations

As we wait for a decision from Peter Harvey in the Deshaun Watson appeal, it’s important to remember that this isn’t Harvey’s first NFL rodeo.He has handled at least two prior arbitrations that resulted in a finding that was favorable to the NFL teams involved in the disputes.In 2020, Harvey found that former Browns coach [more]

Commanders fire DL coach Sam Mills III

The Commanders have made a significant change to their coaching staff with a little more than a month to go before the start of the regular season.Commanders head coach Ron Rivera announced at a Tuesday press conference that the team has fired defensive line coach Sam Mills III. Mills, who is the son of Hall [more]

Commanders sign Matt Cole

The Commanders added a new wide receiver to the depth chart on Monday.The team announced the signing of Matt Cole to the 90-man roster. They signed three other players on Sunday, but parted ways with four others so there was an open spot for Cole to fill.Cole was undrafted out of McKendree in 2020 and [more]

Commanders sign Steven Parker, Eli Wolf

The Commanders churned their roster a bit on Sunday and three new players have been added to the 90-man roster.In addition to confirming reports that they signed linebacker Nate Gerry, the Commanders announced that they have also signed safety Steven Parker and tight end Eli Wolf.Parker has played for the Dolphins, Cowboys and Giants over [more]

Jerry Jones unsurprised owner misconduct included in argument on behalf of Deshaun Watson

In his argument for Deshaun Watson, the NFL Players Association specifically pointed to owners who weren’t punished at all or weren’t punished significantly for actual or potential violations of the Personal Conduct Policy. The NFLPA focused on Daniel Snyder, Robert Kraft and Jerry Jones.On Sunday, Jones spoke to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram [more]

Report: Commanders signing Nate Gerry

The Commanders are signing free agent linebacker Nate Gerry, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports.Gerry, 27, spent time with the 49ers in the 2021 offseason, but he did not make it to training camp. Thus, he has not played a game since the 2020 season.The Eagles made Gerry a fifth-round choice in 2017, and he [more]

Ron Rivera: Carson Wentz has shown some inaccuracy, but we’re not overly concerned

By most accounts, Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz has experienced an up-and-down training camp.Descriptions from practice have noted that Wentz will thread some needles, as he’s displayed that he can when he’s at his best. But the quarterback has also missed on his share of throws over the last few weeks.After Washington’s Saturday practice at FedEx [more]

Ron Rivera: Tre Walker is retiring

For the second time in the last couple of weeks, the Commanders have a player who’s elected to retire.Head coach Ron Rivera said in his Friday press conference that rookie linebacker Tre Walker has elected to hang up his cleats.“Tre Walker, one of our rookie linebackers, decided he was going to move on from football. [more]

Team Pages