Ron Rivera continues overnight overhaul of Washington roster
When Landon Collins joined Washington in 2019, he told friends something needed to change. Since Ron Rivera took over as coach and head of football operations on New Year's Day 2020, he has entirely remade the team in his image. Just 18 players brought in by the previous regime led by former president Bruce Allen and coach Jay Gruden are part of Washington’s initial 53-man roster — a quick and substantial overhaul even in a league full of turnover.news.yahoo.com
Washington beats the Eagles 20-14, captures NFC East title
Washington Football Team's Logan Thomas (82) catches a touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles' T.J. Edwards (57) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Philadelphia. Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes and Washington beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 Sunday night to capture the lowly NFC East. “This one’s special just because of how hard it was," said Washington coach Ron Rivera, who overcame a form of skin cancer during the season. Washington opened the season with a 27-17 victory over the Eagles. Eagles: They face difficult decisions in the offseason, including figuring out which quarterback they plan to build around for 2021.
Washington Football Team trails Carolina Panthers at halftime, 20-3
LANDOVER, MARYLAND - DECEMBER 27: Mike Davis #28 of the Carolina Panthers stiff arms Jonathan Allen #93 of the Washington Football Team at FedExField on December 27, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. – The Washington Football Team is trailing the Carolina Panthers at halftime with a score of 20-3. The Panthers started the game by scoring 20 unanswered points. The first score of the game took place in the form of a fumbled punt return that was recovered for a touchdown by Carolina in the end zone. The lone score of the game for Washington took place by a 48-yard field goal by kicker Dustin Hopkins.
Washington Football Team leading San Francisco 49ers, 13-7
The Washington Football Team is currently leading the San Francisco 49ers at halftime with a score of 13-7. The 49ers’ running back Jeff Wilson Jr. completed a one-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter, scoring the first points of the game. Washington answered back in the second quarter with kicker Dustin Hopkins successfully making a 51-yard field goal then another 31-yard field goal. Late in the second quarter, the Washington defense regained the lead for their team with a fumble recovery for a 47-yard touchdown return by defensive end Chase Young.
Surprise! Washington ends Pittsburgh’s perfect season 23-17
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington (13) celebrates with JuJu Smith-Schuster after scoring on a 50-yard pass play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Steelers spent three months shaking off whatever 2020 threw at them. pointing out time and again the only thing perfect about them was their record. Washington won the Super Bowl that season. The Bills beat the Steelers — minus Roethlisberger — 17-10 at Heinz Field last December to lock up a playoff berth.
Washington Football Team defeats Cincinnati Bengals, 20-9
The Washington Football Team took down the Cincinnati Bengals with a score of 20-9. In the second quarter, the Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver A.J. To finish out the first half, Bengals kicker Randy Bullock completed a 53-yard field goal to give Cincinnati the lead. Washington wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. completed a 3-yard touchdown pass from Smith in the third quarter. Kicker Dustin Hopkins made a 32-yard field goal in the third quarter and another 50-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
Prater's 59-yard FG lifts Lions to 30-27 win over Washington
(AP Photo/Duane Burleson)DETROIT – The Detroit Lions leaned on their dynamic duo for comebacks and they came through again. Matthew Stafford directed the final drive with just 16 seconds left to set up Matt Prater's 59-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the Lions to a 30-27 win over Washington on Sunday. Prater made a go-ahead, 37-yard field goal with 2:42 remaining. It made a field goal and had a punt, missed field goal and Terry McLaurin's fumble on the possessions. In the second half, Washington got into the end zone on 82- and 84-yard drives and had the ball midway through the fourth quarter down a touchdown.
Washington Football Team loses to the Detroit Lions, 30-27
The Washington Football Team lost to the Detroit Lions with a score of 30-27. In the third quarter, the Lions scored as Stafford threw another 15-yard touchdown to running back D’Andre Swift. In the fourth quarter, Gibson then completed a 2-yard rushing touchdown and then another 5-yard rushing touchdown. Lion’s kicker Matt Prater made a 37-yard field goal, giving Detroit a 27-24 lead late in the fourth quarter. Kicker Matt Prater ended the game in the remaining seconds with a 59-yard field goal to give Detroit the 30-27 win.
Washington Football Team loses to New York Giants, 23-20
The Washington Football Team lost to the New York Giants with a score of 23-20. Giant’s tight end Evan Engram completed a 16-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Daniel Jones in the last few minutes of the first half. Washington’s running back Antonio Gibson completed a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. Smith completed a 68-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Terry McLaurin in the fourth quarter. The Washington Football Team hopes to bounce back from this loss next Sunday, Nov. 15 as they travel to Detroit to take on the Lions with kickoff at 1 p.m.
Giants and Judge finally win, beat Washington on fumble TD
In fact, the 38-year-old Judge barely had time to celebrate as the Giants rode a wild final four minutes, a decisive play by Mr. Irrelevant — scooped up a fumble and ran 43 yards for a touchdown to give New York a 20-13. Washington coach Ron Rivera rolled the dice and went for the win with a 2—point conversion. The only way to learn to win is to play to win. That’s what I want those guys to understand.”The stop allowed the Giants to avoid a second 0-6 start since 2013.
Washington Football Team loses to New York Giants 19-20
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Washington Football Team lost to the New York Giants with a score of 19-20. Washington Quarterback Kyle Allen has completed 31 of 42 passes for 280 yards in the first half. What a time to have your first TD‼️📺 #WASvsNYG on FOX pic.twitter.com/ZOg2KE7SFh — Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) October 18, 2020Washington Wide Receiver Terry McLaurin led the team in receiving, completing seven catches for 74 yards. In the last minute of the game, Washington Quarterback Kyle Allen managed to complete a 22-yard touchdown pass to Cam Sims to leave Washington down one point. The onside recovery by New York led to the kneel down formation of the Giants and a Washington loss.
Washington Football Team loses to Los Angeles Rams 30-10
– The Washington Football Team loses the Los Angeles Rams at halftime by a score of 30-10. Rams Quarterback Jared Goff completed 21 of 30 passes for 309 yards with two touchdowns and 1 interception. The Rams defense took control of the game by completing eight sacks throughout the game. Washington was only able to score one touchdown, which was a 7-yard rush for Quarterback Kyle Allen late in the first quarter. The other score that Washington managed was a successful 48-yard field goal attempt by Kicker Dustin Hopkins.
Jackson shows MVP form to help Ravens beat Washington 31-17
– A few big plays went a long way for the Baltimore Ravens, who took a small step toward regaining the form they displayed last year as the highest-scoring team in the league. Lamar Jackson ran for a 50-yard touchdown and threw for two scores in a bounce-back performance by the reigning NFL MVP and the Ravens, who took control early against Washington in a 31-17 victory Sunday. Washington (1-3) had more first downs, owned an edge in time of possession and had only 7 fewer yards than Baltimore. The game was tough to watch for Washington coach Ron Rivera, and not just because of the score. Weakened by treatment he received during the week for cancer, Rivera occasionally took a break by sitting on the bench.
Murray runs for 2 TDs, Cardinals roll past Washington 30-15
Washington (1-1) finally scored a touchdown with 12:20 left in the fourth quarter when Dwayne Haskins hit Terry McLaurin for a 24-yard score. The Cardinals' revamped defense had a big day, holding Washington scoreless until Dustin Hopkins hit a 24-yard field goal late in the third quarter. Murray's pass into coverage was picked off by Landon Collins, giving Washington great field position at the Arizona 19. He was completely alone in the back of the end zone on third down and Murray hit him for the 4-yard score to make it 7-0. ... Washington right guard Brandon Scherff (knee) was hurt just before halftime and gingerly walked off the field with the help of medical staff.