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Washington set to hire G.M. Marty Hurney today

The Washington Football Team is set to hire General Manager Marty Hurney today. The deal between Hurney and Washington is being finalized and should be announced today, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The 65-year-old Hurney was the Panthers’ G.M. from 2002 to 2012 and again from 2017 to 2020. Washington coach Ron Rivera was [more]

Rod Graves: Disparity in opportunities for Black coaches is “mind-boggling”

As the 2021 coach and G.M. hiring cycle continues, the man who runs the Fritz Pollard Alliance has expressed his disappointment regarding the opportunities given to Black coaches and executives. “Thus far, the NFL hiring cycle of 2021 has not changed the rate of hires for Blacks as Head Coaches and primary football executives,” Fritz [more]

Report: Marty Hurney is the top candidate to be Washington GM

Marty Hurney spent several years working with Ron Rivera as GM in Carolina. He may work with Rivera again in Washington. Hurney is meeting with Rivera and others in Washington today and is the top candidate to be the Football Team’s new GM, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The 65-year-old Hurney was the Panthers’ [more]

Bruce Arians: Antoine Winfield Jr., not Chase Young, should be rookie of the year

Washington defensive end Chase Young is widely regarded as the defensive rookie of the year for the 2020 NFL season. But Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians does not agree with that selection. Arians said after the Buccaneers beat the Saints that Antoine Winfield Jr., the Bucs’ second-round defensive back, is a more worthy choice. Arians [more]

Jaguars will pick 25th after Rams loss in divisional round

New Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer knew his team had the first overall pick in the draft when he took the job and now he knows where the team’s second first-round pick will fall. Jacksonville acquired the Rams’ 2021 first-rounder as part of the deal for cornerback Jalen Ramsey in October 2019 and it will [more]

Washington interviewing Eric Stokes for G.M. job

The Washington Football Team is interviewing an internal candidate for the General Manager job. Eric Stokes, who is in his first year with the team, has a chance to earn a promotion. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Stokes will get an interview for the vacancy. Stokes currently serves as the team’s director [more]

Jason Wright: Washington’s new nickname won’t be some “random . . . bird”

How much longer will the Washington Football Team play as the Washington Football Team? The team has thousands of submissions from fans, with Washington Red Tails and Washington Red Wolves among those to consider. It’s possible the Washington Football Team could become the permanent name, too. Team president Jason Wright said this week that the [more]

Washington adds Nick Polk, JoJo Wooden to G.M. candidate list

The Washington Football Team started the process of looking for a new General Manager this week and two more candidates were added to their list on Thursday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they would like to interview Falcons director of football operations Nick Polk and Chargers director of player personnel JoJo Wooden. They [more]

Lions claim Shaun Dion Hamilton off waivers from Washington

The Detroit Lions claimed linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton off waivers from the Washington Football Team on Tuesday. Hamilton was waived from Washington’s injured reserve list on Monday. An elbow injury after a Week 15 loss to the Seattle Seahawks landed Hamilton on the injured list. Hamilton has appeared in 46 games for Washington over the [more]

Washington requests G.M. interviews with Martin Mayhew, Ryan Cowden

After Washington’s loss to Tampa last weekend, head coach Ron Rivera said that he would meet with owner Daniel Snyder to map out their offseason intentions on several fronts. One of the topics up for discussion was whether the team will hire a General Manager this offseason. They’re reportedly getting the ball rolling on that [more]

Ron Rivera: Limiting QB competition in camp was a mistake

The Washington Football Team started four different quarterbacks during the 2020 season and none of them left head coach Ron Rivera feeling settled about the future of he position. It felt like a more settled situation coming into the season. Rivera gave Dwayne Haskins the majority of the team’s reps during training camp, but he [more]

Jeffrey Lurie: I had “nothing to do” with Week 17 quarterback change

Who ordered the Code Red? Owner Jeffrey Lurie claims it wasn’t him. During Monday’s video conference with reporters regarding the firing of coach Doug Pederson, Lurie was asked whether he had a role in the decision to remove quarterback Jalen Hurts from the second half of the Week 17 loss to Washington for Nate Sudfeld. [more]

Ryan Kerrigan wants to be a starter with free agency in his future

Ryan Kerrigan has spent the last 10 seasons playing on the edge of Washington’s defense and his run with the team has gone well enough that he set the franchise record for career sacks this season. Kerrigan got his 5.5 sacks while playing just 38 percent of the team’s snaps. Kerrigan’s long run as a [more]

Bruce Arians: Washington’s pass rush “didn’t scare us”

The cycle has become predictable. NFL player or coach says something that potentially motivates an opponent. Some media members downplay the notion that the things said will actually motivate an opponent. The opponent wisely, in most cases, waits to respond on the field. And then the opponent does. We saw it on Sunday night, when [more]

Jets secure 23rd overall pick with Seahawks loss

The Wild Card round is over and six more spots in the draft order have been secured as a result. One of those spots goes to a team that didn’t play a snap over the weekend. The Jets now know that they will have the 23rd overall pick as a result of the trade that [more]

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