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D.C. Lottery will begin taking sports bets soon

States are increasingly eager to use sports betting as a source of revenue, and in the nation’s capital, that betting will come directly through the government-run lottery. The D.C. Lottery announced that its sports betting online platform will launch in the next few days and begin taking sports bets in June, on whatever sports are [more]

The Simms top 40 QB list, No. 39: Dwayne Haskins

Last year, he landed at No. 38 without ever playing a down in the NFL. This year, Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins has fallen one spot on the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown, to No. 39. Why 39? Well, watch the video from Tuesday’s PFT Live and find out. Haskins started seven games last season, [more]

Adrian Peterson’s goal: Move past Barry Sanders in career rushing yards

Washington running back Adrian Peterson has an eye on the career rushing leaderboard as he heads into his 14th season. Peterson is currently fifth in NFL history with 14,216 career rushing yards. In fourth place is Barry Sanders, who had 15,269 yards in his 10 NFL seasons. Peterson hopes he can top Sanders this year. [more]

Adrian Peterson “expecting big things” from Dwayne Haskins

Veteran running back Adrian Peterson wasn’t wild about the idea of trading left tackle Trent Williams, but he still thinks Washington has better talent than in recent years. And that begins with quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who Peterson thinks will take a major step this season. “I want to see him blossom,” Peterson said, via Ethan [more]

Adrian Peterson expects running backs to play big role in new offense

Washington has a new head coach. It has a new offensive coordinator. It has a new offensive system. The team would have preferred on-field work to learn it, but it is making do with virtual meetings. “Of course, it would have been different taking the new head coach and the new system that we’re putting [more]

Adrian Peterson not a fan of Trent Williams trade

Adrian Peterson is happy for his friend Trent Williams. He is not happy about trading a man who could have obviously helped his football team. Via Sam Fortier of the Washington Post, the Washington running back said he wasn’t crazy about the deal that sent him to the 49ers for a fifth-round pick and a [more]

Chris Thompson: Good for me to be back with Jay Gruden

Running back Chris Thompson’s first season with Jay Gruden didn’t play out exactly as he hoped. Thompson was a 2013 fifth-round pick and got cut by Washington during Gruden’s first training camp as the team’s head coach, but that wasn’t the end of their relationship. Gruden told Thompson he wanted the back “to come back [more]

Landon Collins enthusiastic about coaching changes in Washington

Safety Landon Collins hasn’t had a chance to work on the field with the new coaching staff of the Washington Redskins in person. However, that doesn’t mean they haven’t already made a strong positive impression on Collins. Collins spent just five games under previous Washington head coach Jay Gruden before Gruden was let go in [more]

Ron Rivera would rather not have prime-time games

Washington has no prime-time games this year. And that’s fine by the team’s new head coach. “I’m not a big fan of prime-time games,” Rivera said during a Wednesday meet-and-greet with military families over Zoom, via NBCSportsWashington.com. “I could care less that we have a prime-time game.” He likes the routine of playing at 1:00 [more]

Antonio Gandy-Golden “100 percent now” after COVID-19 diagnosis

Washington rookie wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden is the third known NFL player to have tested positive for COVID-19, but he said in a statement he’s fine now. In a statement from his agent, via Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the fourth-rounder said he’s recovered well. “During my pre-draft training, I tested positive for COVID-19 on [more]

Report: Rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden recovering from COVID-19

Another NFL player has tested positive for the coronavirus, at a time when players are not together to share it. According to J.P. Finlay of NBCSportsWashington.com, Washington rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden tested positive for COVID-19, but has since self-quarantined and recovered. The wide receiver from Liberty was chosen in the fourth round of this year’s draft. [more]

Dexter Manley remains hospitalized with COVID-19 but improving

Dexter Manley, who is Washington’s all-time sacks leader, is improving in his battle with COVID-19, according to the team website. Former teammate John Riggins gave an update on his Riggo The Diesel podcast. “He is doing much better,” Riggins said. “I’m not sure he was ever really that ill, but his oxygen levels were a [more]

DeAndre Baker allowed to surrender gun to attorney and can travel

A Broward County judge granted a motion filed by Deandre Baker‘s legal team to have him turn in his gun to his attorney rather than to Florida police, Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com reports. As a condition of his release on $200,000 bond, the Giants cornerback was ordered to hand over his licensed firearm to the [more]

Patriots remain the betting favorites to land Cam Newton

Despite the increased talk around the NFL that the Patriots are satisfied heading into the season with Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer as their quarterbacks, Cam Newton‘s name keeps coming up. The betting odds at Draft Kings still have the Patriots as the team most likely to end up with Newton for the 2020 season. [more]

Attorney: Person accused of sexually assaulting Cody Latimer’s son was at poker game

Washington wide receiver Cody Latimer appeared at a court hearing on Monday concerning his arrest on five charges, including multiple felonies, after an incident at a poker game over the weekend. According to the police report, the game broke up after Latimer and another man had an altercation. Latimer is accused of returning later with [more]

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