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NFL announces nominees for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

The NFL has announced this year’s nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award given each year to a player based on their philanthropic and community work. There’s one nominee per team, each of whom will receive a donation of up to $50,000 to a charity of their choice. The winner of the [more]

Darnell Savage insists he’s not a dirty player

What is once tweeted may never truly die. So after Washington running back Derrius Guice deleted the message which accused Packers safety Darnell Savage of a “cheap shot,” Savage still said he was surprised to hear about the accusation. Guice is out for the season again, after leaving last week’s game with a knee injury, [more]

Dwayne Haskins a full practice participant despite ankle sprain

Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins‘ ankle bothered him Sunday. It did not bother him Wednesday. The rookie was a full participant in practice. “He looked great today,” coach Bill Callahan said Wednesday. “I think everything he did in individual was seamless. I thought it was really clean. I thought it was flawless. I thought that there [more]

Josh Norman continues to suit up, not play

Washington cornerback Josh Norman has played four defensive snaps and two on special teams the past three games combined. Yet, he received $500,000 per game in per game bonus money. Not a bad job if you can get it. Who knows why Norman isn’t playing since interim coach Bill Callahan isn’t saying. Norman, though, will [more]

The Mike McCarthy redemption tour commences

After the Packers fired Mike McCarthy during the 2018 season, it was assumed he’d capture one of the various vacancies that were destined to arise after the season ended. He didn’t. It then was assumed that he’ll get one of the head-coaching vacancies that emerge in early 2020. As the end of the 2019 season [more]

Washington places Derrius Guice on injured reserve

Derrius Guice‘s knee injury is only a sprain, but with only three games remaining, the running back won’t return this season. Washington placed Guice on injured reserve, one of several moves the team announced Tuesday. Guice sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee during Sunday’s game against the Packers, taking a direct hit [more]

Washington corner Simeon Thomas suspended four games

Washington’s going to be without a cornerback for the rest of the season, and part of next year. The league announced that cornerback Simeon Thomas was suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse.That will extend through the first game of next season. Thomas hadn’t had much of a role until [more]

Derrius Guice has MCL sprain, may not return this year

The bad news is that Washington running back Derrius Guice has a sprained left MCL. The good news is that’s all he has, considering all the other knee problems he’s already endured. According to John Keim of, Guice’s MRI showed no other ligament damage. He already missed half of this season after tearing his [more]

NFC East is two losses away from tying the worst division record ever

In case you didn’t notice while watching Monday Night Football, the NFC East stinks. In fact, the cumulative record of the NFC East this season puts the division within striking distance of tying the record for the worst division in NFL history. With three weeks remaining this season, here’s how the NFC East standings look: [more]

NFC playoff picture: The 49ers get back on top

There was no change to the six teams in playoff position in the NFC during Week 14, but there was a change to the way they stack up. The 49ers are back in the top seed by virtue of beating the Saints while the Seahawks stumbled to a loss in Los Angeles. The Packers beat [more]

Giants pushing, but Bengals hanging onto top spot in 2020 NFL Draft

The Giants are keeping the pressure on. But so far, the Bengals have found one lead they’re able to hang onto. If the season ended today, the Bengals (1-12) would still hold the top spot in next year’s selection order. Also, a lot of people would be saying: “Why did the NFL season end the [more]

Derrius Guice out this week

Washington still doesn’t know how serious Derrius Guice‘s knee injury is. It’s at least sufficiently serious to keep him from playing this week. According to J.P. Finlay of, Guice has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Eagles. Interim coach Bill Callahan didn’t have any information beyond this week, but there are only [more]

Derrius Guice getting MRI for latest knee injury

Washington running back Derrius Guice had just gotten back from the last injury, but now he’s getting checked for the next one. Via Kareem Copeland of the Washington Post, Guice was scheduled for an MRI after he left yesterday’s loss to the Packers. “Right now, I’m just worried with where he’s at currently,” interim coach [more]

Aaron Rodgers not worried about offense finding rhythm

The Packers only scored six points over the final three quarters of Sunday’s game against Washington, but that was all they needed. They posted 14 points in the first quarter and their defense kept Washington out of the end zone until less than two minutes were left in the 20-15 victory. There was acknowledgement that [more]

Washington never considered pulling Dwayne Haskins with ankle injury

Washington rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins hurt his ankle near the end of the first half of Sunday’s game against the Packers and Case Keenum was spotted warming up before the second half, but Haskins never left the game. His mobility appeared to be compromised at points, but he did lead Washington on a couple of [more]

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