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Washington signs T.Y. McGill, Simeon Thomas

Washington signed defensive tackle T.Y. McGill and cornerback Simeon Thomas, the team announced Tuesday. Washington waived tight end J.P. Holtz and waived cornerback Greg Stroman with an injury designation. It also cut linebacker Darrell Williams from the practice squad. McGill originally signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina State [more]

Washington signs CB Simeon Thomas off Seattle’s practice squad

Washington is adding a cornerback to their 53-man roster for the second week of the regular season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is signing Simeon Thomas off of Seattle’s practice squad. Thomas was drafted by the Browns in the sixth round last year, but wound up on waivers when it came [more]

Washington working out Noah Spence

Free agent outside linebacker Noah Spence is working out for Washington on Tuesday, Jenna Laine of ESPN reports. Spence worked out for the Bills last week. The Buccaneers made Spence a second-round choice in 2016. He played 34 games with six starts in his three seasons in Tampa, making 6.5 sacks. The Bucs cut Spence [more]

Derrius Guice expected to miss time with knee injury

Adrian Peterson‘s stint on the bench was a short one. Washington running back Derrius Guice suffered a knee injury that will likely force him to miss some time, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. It’s not the same knee that caused him to miss the entire season last year, and it’s not expected to need [more]

Morgan Moses on Adrian Peterson not dressing: “It’s a slap in the face”

No, Washington players weren’t happy about running back Adrian Peterson being inactive for Sunday’s season-opening loss at Philadelphia. “Any time you’ve got a Hall of Fame guy that doesn’t dress, man, it’s a slap in the face,” Washington tackle Morgan Moses told 106.7 the Fan in D.C. on Monday. “And obviously, we’ve gotta figure out [more]

Report: Jonathan Allen sprained his MCL

Before they blew a 17-point lead en route to a 32-27 loss to the Eagles, Washington lost defensive lineman Jonathan Allen to a knee injury. Allen exited the game after playing seven snaps in the first quarter and did not return to action for a defense that missed him as it tried to slow down [more]

Eagles turned game around with a risky fourth-down conversion

Trailing 20-7 early in the third quarter on Sunday, the Eagles faced fourth-and-1 at their own 34-yard line. Most coaches would have punted. Doug Pederson is not like most coaches. Pederson kept his offense on the field and called a quarterback sneak for Carson Wentz, who picked up the first down. The Eagles would then [more]

DeSean Jackson’s first touchdown snapped Philly out of its funk

DeSean Jackson is back in Philadelphia. And he played a key role in Sunday’s season-opening win. The first of Jackson’s two touchdowns helped snap the home team out of a 17-0 funk, although quarterback Carson Wentz never flinched in the face of the slow start. “We were never worried offensively,” Wentz told PFT by phone [more]

Adrian Peterson: It was tough being inactive

Washington played without running back Adrian Peterson on Sunday as head coach Jay Gruden decided to leave him on the inactive list. Gruden said the decision was based on special teams needs as Peterson doesn’t play in the kicking game and Wendell Smallwood does. Peterson talked about being left out of the lineup after the [more]

Eagles rally in second half for 32-27 win

It was ugly early for the Eagles, but they finally righted the ship in the second half. Down 20-7 at halftime, Philadelphia won 32-27. Carson Wentz had two second-half touchdown passes, one to DeSean Jackson and another to Alshon Jeffery, and Jeffery also scored on a 2-yard run in the second half. Wentz finished 28 [more]

DeSean Jackson scores again to give Eagles their first lead

DeSean Jackson is back, and so are the Eagles. After three seasons in Washington and two in Tampa, Jackson has returned to the Eagles and is lighting up his former team. He has six catches for 126 yards and two touchdowns. His touchdowns have covered 51 and 53 yards. The 53-yarder came with 5:07 remaining [more]

Case Keenum playing lights out as Washington holds 20-7 lead

Who saw this coming? Case Keenum looked like the better quarterback in the first half, completing 16 of 22 passes for 257 yards and two touchdowns for a 141.7 passer rating. Carson Wentz, who received a huge contract extension in the offseason, is 12-of-18 for 112 yards and a touchdown. Washington has outgained Philadelphia 278-134 [more]

Vernon Davis scores for Washington; DeSean Jackson gets penalty

Washington had trouble scoring on opening drives last season. It had no problem in the season opener against the Eagles, going 80 yards in seven plays and 4:06. Vernon Davis had the play of the day so far, catching a pass from Case Keenum, hurdling Ronald Darby and then splitting two defenders. He went for [more]

Week One early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Washington at Eagles Washington: RB Adrian Peterson, TE Jordan Reed, QB Colt McCoy, CB [more]

Teammates aren’t pleased with Adrian Peterson’s planned deactivation

Washington got one of the free-agent steals of the year in 2018, signing running back Adrian Peterson in late August and watching him become the team’s offensive MVP for the season. This time around, they clearly have buyer’s remorse, after giving Peterson a $1.5 million signing bonus and another $1 million in salary to stay [more]

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