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Brandon Scherff unlikely to sign long-term contract with Washington Football Team

Washington guard Brandon Scherff is poised to play his second consecutive season on the franchise tag, and then test unrestricted free agency next year. Scherff and the team are unlikely to reach a long-term deal before Thursday’s deadline for franchise players, according to multiple reports. That means Scherff will play on the one-year, $18.036 million [more]

Terry McLaurin thinks everyone will benefit from WFT’s new wideouts

The Washington Football Team made upgrading its receiving corps a priority this offseason. Terry McLaurin was the star of that group in 2020 and caught 87 passes despite close attention from defenses who weren’t threatened by the likes of Cam Sims, Isaiah Wright, Steven Sims, and Dontrelle Inman. Washington upgraded that group by signing Curtis [more]

Report: Mark Sanchez to call games for FOX

Mark Sanchez is reportedly set to be part of FOX’s NFL coverage this fall. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that Sanchez is making the move from ESPN to be a game analyst during the 2021 season. Sanchez is reportedly going to work with play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler and will also make appearances [more]

Alex Smith predicts “huge, huge year” for Dak Prescott

Alex Smith may know better than anyone what it takes for an NFL quarterback to return from a serious leg injury, and Smith thinks Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will return as good as ever this year. Smith won the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award after returning to the field last season following a [more]

New Washington Football Team name will not be Warriors

Washington Football Team president Jason Wright said recently that the organization would unveil a new name and logo in early 2022 and we now know one potential name has been eliminated from the competition. In a written piece posted to the team’s website, Wright said that the team believes “it is important to prioritize the [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: We’re going to be a tough offense to defend

Washington quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick wants the confidence he has in himself to trickle down to other members of the team and that effort will be helped by his show of confidence in his offensive teammates. In addition to signing Fitzpatrick this offseason, Washington also added wide receivers Curtis Samuel, Adam Humphries and Dyami Brown to [more]

Washington Football Team will unveil new name and logo in early 2022

The Washington Football Team will continue to be known as the Washington Football Team through the 2021 season, and then a new name and logo are coming in 2022. Washington Football Team President Jason Wright told Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post that a new name and logo will be revealed in early 2022. The [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: I try to ooze confidence and hope it trickles down to young guys

Through sometimes ill-advised throws and postgame fashion choices, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has shown that he’s not short of confidence in himself over the years. His confidence is one of the reasons that the Washington Football Team signed him this offseason and it is something that Fitzpatrick believes can serve as a lesson to his younger [more]

One week left for franchise-tagged players to sign long-term deals

July is a quiet month around the NFL until training camps get underway, but there is sometimes a flurry of activity involving franchise-tagged players in the middle of the month. The deadline for those players to sign long-term deals with their current teams is July 15. Any player who does not sign such a contract [more]

Antonio Gibson aiming for 1,000 rushing yards this year

Antonio Gibson accomplished plenty of things during the 2020 season, but fell short of one milestone he has set signs on hitting in his second NFL campaign. Gibson came into the NFL as a running back after playing a primary role as a receiver while at Memphis and spent his rookie year showing that he [more]

Will the secret factual findings from the WFT investigation stay hidden?

Four days ago, at the outset of the annual low tide for the NFL’s news cycle, the league managed to drop its conclusions regarding the investigation of the Washington Football Team. To protect its strategic decision to keep any and all details regarding the things learned by attorney Beth Wilkinson through interviews of more than [more]

NFL continues to not comment on claim that Roger Goodell must approve Daniel Snyder’s return

The NFL knows the truth. The NFL continues to decline to provide it. The aftermath of Thursday’s news regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team included a claim from Mark Maske of the Washington Post that WFT owner Daniel Snyder’s supposedly voluntary decision to step away from the day-to-day operations of the team can’t [more]

Vernon Davis launches acting career that he hopes will obscure his football career

Former NFL tight end Vernon Davis doesn’t want to be known as former NFL tight end Vernon Davis. He wants to be known as current actor Vernon Davis. Via John Keim of, Davis recently explained that he hopes his acting career will eventually make people forget that he played football. “Over time I’ll probably [more]

Bruce Allen indirectly benefits from lack of WFT transparency

In its handling of the WFT investigation and punishment, the NFL opted (I believe) to protect owner Daniel Snyder and, in turn, to protect other owners who may face similar accusations or issues in the future. Someone else benefited indirectly from the league’s decision to choose secrecy over transparency. Former team president Bruce Allen. It’s [more]

Attorney Lisa Banks continues assault on NFL’s decision in WFT case

The attorneys representing a large number of former employees of the Washington Football Team continue to assail the punishment dispensed by the league to the team and the “voluntary” suspension to be served by owner Daniel Snyder. “I think it’s outrageous,” attorney Lisa Banks told Scott Abraham of WJLA-TV. “I think we have seen that [more]

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