Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is a die-hard Washington Redskins fan — and he has at least 6 million reasons to keep his beloved burgundy and gold in the county. The county is projected to receive $6 million in tax revenue generated by the eight Redskins home games this year at FedEx Field in Landover, money that Baker said is as important to the county as the team itself.
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — The NFL announced Wednesday that Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the team’s Week 10 win against the New Orleans Saints [read more…]
The New England Patriots continued their winning ways Sunday, easily handling the Washington Redskins, 27-10, at home to go to 8-0 on the season, while Washington missed a chance to get back to. 500. [read more…]
The Washington Redskins’ defense put the clamps on the New York Jets in the first half Sunday, causing three turnovers as they took a 13-10 lead into halftime. But it was entirely different game from the third quarter on, as the Jets scored on their first four possessions of the half en route to an easy 34-20 win over the injury-ravaged Redskins at home.
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford picked off Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown to give Atlanta a 25-19 overtime win at home Sunday. [read more…]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen made clear Monday the team would not reconsider whether to change the team’s nickname if it became a political barrier to building a new [read more…]
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Well, the season has begun and with it another round of calls for the Washington football team to rid itself of its insulting and racist name. What was, [read more…]