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Week 10 injury report roundup

Week 10 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a Steelers win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play [more]

Washington promotes Cassanova McKinzy, waives Casey Dunn

Washington promoted linebacker Cassanova McKinzy from the practice squad. It waived center Casey Dunn in a corresponding move. McKinzy, 25, spent most of the season on the team’s practice squad. Washington promoted him to the active roster for a few days last week. He has never played in a regular-season game, having also spent time [more]

Trent Williams won’t play; Morgan Moses questionable

Washington will play without at least three starters in its offensive line and possibly four. The team placed guards Brandon Scherff and Shawn Lauvao on injured reserve earlier this week. Scherff tore his left pectoral muscle, and Lauvao tore his left ACL. Washington ruled out left tackle Trent Williams, who also missed last week’s game [more]

Washington designates wide receiver Trey Quinn to return from injured reserve

Wide receiver Trey Quinn returned to practice on Thursday as he was designated to return off injured reserve for the Washington Redskins. The Mr. Irrelevant of the 2018 NFL Draft, Quinn was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 12 after injuring his right ankle in the team’s season opener against the Arizona Cardinals. Quinn was [more]

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s role “will expand quite a bit”

In his debut with Washington, safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix participated in 48 of 68 defensive snaps. He could end up doing a lot more this week. “[H]e looks a lot more comfortable,” coach Jay Gruden told reporters on Thursday. “He’s a very bright guy like I said last week. I think his role will expand [more]

Adrian Peterson would like to knock the Vikings out of the playoffs

Adrian Peterson‘s first game as a non-Viking came against the Vikings. It didn’t go well. With his latest team in Washington, Peterson hopes that he’ll have a playoff game against the team that drafted him 11 years ago. “Oh, man,” Peterson told Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan in D.C. “It would be exciting. I can [more]

Washington rules out Chris Thompson

Washington running back Chris Thompson won’t return this week. Coach Jay Gruden said Thursday, via John Keim of ESPN, that the team has ruled out Thompson for Sunday’s game. Thompson has a rib injury. He has missed three of the past four games, seeing action in the victory over the Giants on Oct. 28. He [more]

NFC playoff picture: Rams are in first, despite a loss

The Rams remain the top team in the NFC playoff race, even after losing to the Saints. Although the Saints now own the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Rams, L.A. is on top because it has played and won one more game than New Orleans has. So the Rams are the favorites to earn home-field advantage [more]

Washington injuries drove Adrian Peterson to drink

Adrian Peterson was cruising along, having a very good season. So when Washington lost three starting offensive linemen to injury, the veteran running back was obviously shaken, and needed something to soothe his nerves. “Me and my friend Maker’s Mark, we had a long night,” Peterson said, via John Keim of ESPN.com. Of course, a [more]

Three former NFL players win state and local elections

Last night saw a pair of former NFL players elected to Congress, but three others were involved in local and state races, and had a successful night as well. Former Raiders, Vikings, and Chiefs  linebacker Napoleon Harris had the easiest time of it, as he was running unopposed for his seat in the Illinois State [more]

Washington activates Stacy McGee, waives Kenny Ladler

Washington activated defensive lineman Stacy McGee from the physically unable to perform list. He returned to practice Oct. 17. The team placed him on the PUP list at the start of training camp with a groin injury that required surgery in June. He moved to the reserve/PUP list for the start of the season. McGee [more]

Mike Tirico, Curt Menefee to call NFL Network Saturday games in December

NFL Network will air two Saturday games on December 15 and December 22, and now the broadcast teams for those games have been announced. The league-owned network announced today that Curt Menefee, Nate Burleson, Steve Mariucci and Melissa Stark will call the Texans-Jets game in Week 15 and the Washington-Titans game in Week 16, while [more]

Ezekiel Elliott: Cowboys aren’t out of it, we’re two games back in the NFC East

The Cowboys dropped to 3-5 with Monday night’s loss to the Titans, putting them in serious danger of missing the playoffs for the second consecutive season. But Ezekiel Elliott isn’t concerned. Elliott noted that Dallas is only two games behind first-place Washington in the NFC East, with half a game left to play. “We’re not [more]

Jay Gruden on injuries: This train doesn’t stop

Jay Gruden has a lot of experience dealing with injuries, but he doesn’t think it will help him all that much this year. Washington ended last season with 23 players on injured reserve and they are up to 13 this season after placing wide receiver Paul Richardson, left guard Shawn Lauvao and right guard Brandon [more]

Jonathan Cooper, Luke Bowanko join Austin Howard in Washington

A slew of injuries along the offensive line forced Washington to go shopping for free agent help on Monday. In addition to confirming word that they signed former Jets, Raiders, Ravens and Colts tackle Austin Howard, the team also announced that they have signed guards Luke Bowanko and Jonathan Cooper. Bowanko was a Jaguars sixth-round [more]

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