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Fred Smoot thinks Washington should cut Josh Norman now

Josh Norman thinks Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman is helping make Washington better. Which is more than former Washington cornerback Fred Smoot thinks Norman is doing. Smoot told NBCSportsWashington.com that Norman wasn’t close to living up to his contract, suggesting they part ways with him now instead of next offseason. “You have to ask yourself, [more]

Josh Norman: Dave Gettleman is winning for us

Washington safety Landon Collins said recently that he thought the Giants would draft Dwayne Haskins, but the Giants opted for Daniel Jones and Collins feels Washington was able to steal “the best quarterback” in the draft as a result. The choice to pass on Haskins was made by Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman, who was [more]

Ravens agree to terms with Pernell McPhee

Free agent linebacker Pernell McPhee is returning to where he got his start. After spending the past four seasons with other teams, McPhee agreed to a one-year deal Thursday to return to the Ravens, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. McPhee spent his first four seasons with the Ravens after they made him a fifth-round choice [more]

Looking at the best NFL power plays of all time

Whether he intended to do it or not, Jets coach Adam Gase accomplished an impressive power play on Wednesday, getting G.M. Mike Maccagnan fired, finagling the interim G.M. spot, and positioning himself to become the leader of the football organization. For a guy who managed to pull this off after getting fired by the Dolphins, crash-landing [more]

Landon Collins: We just “stole the best quarterback” in draft

Landon Collins formerly played for the Giants. He now plays for Washington. The Giants made the surprising selection of Duke quarterback Daniel Jones at No. 6 overall. Washington took Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins nine choices later. “I thought he was going to the Giants, honestly,” Collins said on Ian Rapoport’s podcast. “That’s who I [more]

Report: Ravens considering Pernell McPhee return

The Ravens visited with Matt Longacre this week and their search for veteran help on defense could bring about a reunion with a former member of the team. Jeff Zrebiec of TheAthletic.com reports that the team is also considering Pernell McPhee as an addition to their linebacking corps. McPhee was a 2011 fifth-round pick in [more]

Colt McCoy expected to be limited in minicamp, full-go in training camp

Washington quarterback Colt McCoy may be the odd man out in the quarterback competition because he’s currently not healthy enough to compete. But by training camp, he should be good to go. McCoy is with the team for voluntary offseason work despite a fractured fibula, and he is expected to be a limited participant in [more]

Dwayne Haskins: I’m preparing like I’m the starter

Washington rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins will have to beat out Case Keenum and Colt McCoy to start in Week One, and he plans to do everything he can to win. “I’ll be ready for whatever the coaches want from me, whether that’s starting right away, next year or through the season,” Haskins said. “I’m going [more]

Assault charges against Montae Nicholson dropped

Washington safety Montae Nicholson was arrested in Virginia last November and caught on video hitting another man, but he is no longer facing any criminal charges as a result of the incident. Nicholson had been charged with assault, but Nicholson’s lawyer said, via Kareem Copeland of the Washington Post, that the charges have been dropped [more]

Washington adds five new undrafted rookies

Washington shuffled the roster after a weekend rookie minicamp. The team announced the signing of five players, all undrafted rookies. The newcomers include defensive end Jonathan Bonner, guard Jerald Foster, defensive back Deion Harris, defensive lineman Austin Maloata, and running back Craig Reynolds. To make room for them on the roster, they waived running back [more]

Jay Gruden: Exciting to have a quarterback you can grow with

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins has checked off a couple of rookie season boxes. He signed his contract with Washington before taking part in rookie minicamp over the weekend. Those practices started Haskins’ work on some practical matters that he’ll need to master like calling plays in a huddle and got the ball rolling on a quarterback [more]

Still no word on “Hard Knocks” team for 2019

Usually by this time of the year, we know which team will be featured on NFL Films’ “Hard Knocks.” This year, we’re still in limbo. According to Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, part of the delay stems from programming for the league’s 100th season. But there also has yet to be a [more]

Jay Gruden has “no doubt” Montez Sweat will play “a lot” this year

Dropped from multiple draft boards due to a heart condition, rookie pass-rusher Montez Sweat remained high on the board in Washington — and he’ll be on the field plenty in 2019. “I have no doubt that he’s going to play a lot,” Washington coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Saturday regarding Sweat, who was acquired [more]

Jay Gruden says Dwayne Haskins in starting QB competition

Washington coach Jay Gruden has gotten his first look at his newest quarterback and has seen enough of Dwayne Haskins not to rule him out of the quarterback competition. Veteran Case Keenum is the favorite to start the season opener, with Colt McCoy having undergone a third surgery on the ankle he broke last season. [more]

Washington signs Dwayne Haskins, seven other picks

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins has signed his first NFL contract. Washington announced the signing of the 15th overall pick on Thursday afternoon. Haskins agreed to a four-year deal that includes a team option for a fifth season. Haskins comes to the NFL off a 50-touchdown season at Ohio State. He joins Case Keenum and Colt McCoy [more]

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