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Bills don’t think Washington used Josh Norman properly

Washington couldn’t wait to get rid of Josh Norman, even after hiring his old coach. But another of his old bosses was all too happy to bring him in, and hopes he can return to his old form. During a conference call Thursday, Bills General Manager Brandon Beane believes they can bring out the best [more]

Kendall Fuller “couldn’t wait to jump” on chance to return to Washington

Kendall Fuller didn’t leave Washington by choice in 2018, but his return to the team was entirely up to him. Fuller was traded to Kansas City as part of the deal that sent quarterback Alex Smith to Washington and capped his two years with the Chiefs with a win-sealing interception in the fourth quarter of [more]

J.D. McKissic will get chances in passing game

J.D. McKissic has 70 catches in his four-year career. Christian McCaffrey had 116 last season. Why is this relevant? McKissic signed with Washington, which now has Ron Rivera as its head coach and Scott Turner as its offensive coordinator. McKissic joined a crowded backfield for more chances in the passing game. McKissic said on a [more]

Thomas Davis knows Ron Rivera can thrive with no offseason

Ageless linebacker Thomas Davis has reunited with Ron Rivera in Washington. And Davis knows from Rivera’s first year as a head coach in Carolina that he’ll be able to get the job done even without an offseason. That’s precisely what Rivera had to do in Carolina nine years ago. “Coach Rivera did a tremendous job [more]

Kyle Allen has mindset that he will compete for starting job

New Washington coach Ron Rivera traded for his former backup quarterback in Carolina, Kyle Allen, last week. But Rivera said Dwayne Haskins would go into any quarterback competition with the starting job his to lose. Allen understands his role but wants at least to push Haskins to win the job. “I think the expectation is [more]

Thomas Davis: Washington defense can “wreck the game”

When linebacker Thomas Davis agreed to a contract with Washington, it didn’t take long to come up with a reason why the veteran would continue his career with the NFC East squad. Head coach Ron Rivera was Davis’ coach with the Panthers for eight seasons before Davis signed with the Panthers in 2019 and there [more]

Brandon Scherff will sign franchise tender

Some players who get franchise tags hold off on signing their tenders throughout the offseason, but that’s not the case for Washington right guard Brandon Scherff. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Scherff is signing his tender from the team. If Scherff plays out the 2020 season under the terms of the tag, he’ll make [more]

Ray Horton compares Quinton Dunbar to “a young Richard Sherman”

Former Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Ray Horton had a specific name in mind when asked for a comparison for new Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar. His answer was a name those in Seattle are exceedingly familiar with. “To me, it would be Richard Sherman,” Horton said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times “Because [more]

Ron Rivera: We’ll go into camp believing Dwayne Haskins is the starter

Washington head coach Ron Rivera has talked about having a competition for the starting quarterback job since taking the job early this year. He’s talked about a healthy Alex Smith potentially being a foil for Dwayne Haskins and left the door open for the team to draft a quarterback in April. The team traded for [more]

Washington signs Ronald Darby

Free agent cornerback Ronald Darby is heading to Washington. Darby agreed to a one-year deal today, according to multiple reports. Last year Darby started 11 games for the Eagles before he was placed on injured reserve with a hip injury. Darby was a second-round pick of the Bills in 2015 who played two years in [more]

Cam Newton posts video of throwing session, with a new message

Four days after the Panthers dumped quarterback Cam Newton, he continues to prepare for his second act. But he wants one thing to be clear: He’s no long shot. “People love a good underdog story,” Newton said on Instagram with his trademark tough-to-decipher font. “This ain’t that. Sh-t, I been a dog.” Indeed he has. [more]

Quinton Dunbar says he wanted to be in Seattle, contract won’t be an issue

New Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar comes to Seattle after a trade from the Washington Redskins earlier this week with just one year remaining on his current contract. Dunbar had expressed a desire to get out of Washington with the status of his contract being one sticking among several he had come to have against his [more]

Agent: Trent Williams isn’t looking for $20 million per season

Trent Williams‘ agent Vince Taylor released a statement this week asking that Washington trade or release his client, which comes after protracted acrimony between the two sides and amid reports that Williams is looking for $20 million a season in a new contract. A contract demand of that size would limit the bidders for the [more]

Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Kyle Allen riding out quarantine together

Most NFL players have had to figure out new ways to work out given the closure of team facilities, gyms and other gathering places as part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but three quarterbacks have been able to keep working out with trainer Jordan Palmer. Bills quarterback Josh Allen and Washington [more]

Cam Newton: “They gave up on me”

Free-agent quarterback Cam Newton is now waiting for his next NFL opportunity. In the meantime, he’s working out — and sharing his workouts on social media. A set of images and videos includes one in which Newton, after a set of pulldowns (great for the arms, I think it is), says this: “All I know is [more]

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