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Political blogger hired by Redskins resigns

The blogger who was known for defending the Redskins name was hired by the football team to help them rebuild their reputation and hopefully not have to change their name resigns after two weeks.

Op-Ed: Devil's advocate — Keeping the Redskins name

In recent weeks, pressure has mounted on the National Football League to compel Washington Redskins owner, Daniel Snyder, to change the name of his team.

NFL: Eagles takeover NFC East with third straight victory

Philadelphia - Nick Foles might not be the perfect fit for the offensive schemes head coach Chip Kelly wants to run in Philadelphia, but the young quarterback is making the most of his chance to start in leading the Eagles to thier third straight win on Sunday.

Oneida Indian Nation gives Obama jersey for name-change support

U.S. Pres. Barack Obama has a new athletic jersey courtesy of the Oneida Indian Nation. A leader of the Oneida, Ray Halbritter, gave the jersey to Obama Tuesday for his support on the issue of eliminating the moniker 'Redskins' for sports teams.

NFL Scores: Vikings hold off Redskins 34-27

Minneapolis - Minnesota game into Thursday nights contest against Washington with just one win on the year and having lost their last four games, but the team rallied behind young quarterback Christian Ponder and defeated the Redskins 34-27.

San Francisco Chronicle to stop using 'Redskins' in print

Washington - The San Francisco Chronicle has announced that it will stop using the word 'Redskins' in print in coverage of Washington's NFL team.

NFL Scores: Broncos defense sharp in win over Redskins

Denver - The Denver Broncos defense responded well just one week after playing poorly in a loss at Indianapolis. With five forced turnovers and three sacks, Denver pulled away after a slow start and defeated Washington 45-21.

Op-Ed: Week Three in the NFL not a good one for the NFC East

Week three in the NFL was not a good week for the NFC east. The Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and the Washington Redskins all lost. The only team to win was the Dallas Cowboys.

NFL Scores: Lions hold off Redskins 27-20

The Detroit Lions held off a late charge from the Redskins and picked up their first ever win in the Nations Capitol on Sunday with a 27-20 victory over Washington.

NFL Scores: Rodgers lead Packers past Redskins 38-20

Green Bay - Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers showed why he is one of the elite players in the NFL as he tossed four touchdowns to lead the Packers to a 38-20 victory over Washington at home on Sunday.

NFL: Former Redskin Fred Smoot arrested for DUI, pees pants

Former Washington Redskin defensive back Fred Smoot was arrested for a DUI on December 30. He was charged on January 10 and pleaded not guilty at a hearing January 17

Washington Redskins players nearly 'catfished' like Manti Te'O

Washington - Hot on the heels of the Manti Te'o 'catfishing' scandal comes news that at least four Washington Redskins players were duped by a provocative poseur using a stolen photo of a popular porn star to lure them into an online relationship.

'The Redskins Rule' failed to predict Obama re-election

For only the second time in 72 years, the last Washington Redskins home game prior to Tuesday's election failed to predict the winner of the presidential election. And the previous failure can be rationalized away by unusual circumstances.

Op-Ed: NFL — Four games to watch this week

The NFL season officially kicked off this Wednesday and the first game, an NFC East rematch between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, is in the books.

Op-Ed: NFL Preview — 10 players to watch

More than 1,600 players will take the field this week as the NFL kicks off the regular season - but few will be watched more closely than the 10 listed below.

NFL: Dolphins wins two in a row with 20-9 victory over Redskins

Miami - Talks were that the Miami Dolphins had packed it in to get into the Andrew luck sweepstakes, but the past two weeks they have shown some life. As far as the Washington Redskins they put Rex Grossman back in as the starter over John Beck.

NFL: Bills shut out Redskins 23-0 in Toronto Special

Toronto - The Buffalo Bills are finally starting to feel at home in Toronto. After going 0-3 in regular season games north of the border, Buffalo had the crowd on its side as it completely dominated the Washington Redskins in a 23-0 shutout.

NFL: Cam Newton leads Panthers to a 33-20 win over Redskins

Charlotte - The thing about Cam Newton is he has been putting up big numbers, but cannot keep the wins rolling in. The Washington Redskins took a tough loss last week, and decided to go with a new quarterback and that did not work out.

NFL: Philly gets on track with 20-13 win over Redskins

Washington - At the beginning of the season quarterback Rex Grossman said the Washington Redskins would win their division, and so far it seems true as they got a good 3-1 start. The Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to be front runner, but have struggled so far.

Op-Ed: NFL: The Best 5 Teams In Each Conference So Far

We're through week 5 of the NFL season and there have already been some surprise teams play their way into the top 5 in each conference. Here's how they break down for now...

NFL: Dallas kicker Dan Bailey wins game with six field-goals

Arlington - The story all week was will Tony Romo be able to play this week. The next thing was can Rex Grossman keep his promise of the Redskins winning the division and take the team to 3-0. The Redskins fell short, but due to the leg of the Dallas kicker.

Op-Ed: NFL — Teams are making cuts to get down to a 53-man roster

With the season opening next week, teams are force to cut an 80-man roster down to 53 by Sunday morning. Some people are expected to be gone, but despite the known players getting cut, there are some surprises.

NFL: Boldin has two touchdowns as Ravens edge the Reskins 34-31

Baltimore - The Washington Redskins are in the process of trying to find a new quarterback since the trade of Donovan McNabb. The Ravens on the other hands have their quarterback in place as they work on getting back to the Super Bowl.

NFL: Redskins stride as Colts still struggle without Peyton

Indianapolis - The Redskins have made some moves in the off-season getting rid of some players, but with the way the pre-season is going they may have done some addition by subtraction. As far as the Colts they have seen better days.

NFL: 2011 NFL Hall of Fame Class, Honoring Deon Sanders

Canton - Every year the NFL takes time to show some of its past players some respect by entering them in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This year was no difference, the only thing that was different was the names and they are some great ones.

NFL: Week of Transactions in Review

As soon as the lockout was ended the NFL teams hit the ground running making trades and signings that not even the average fan expected. We have seen it all from stars moved to new teams to players getting a second chance, here is how it went down.

NFL: New England Patriots add Ochocinco and Haynesworth

Boston - The New England Patriots made two big moves this off-season to boaster their roster. The additions of Chad Ochocinco and Albert Haynesworth are great moves for them as they look to make a run back to the Super Bowl next year.

NFL: Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb traded to Vikings

Veteran NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been traded to the Minnesota Vikings after a rocky year with the Washington Redskins.

Donovan McNabb traded to Washington Redskins

The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly traded their quarterback to the Washington Redskins. While details of the trade have not been fully disclosed, it does involve future draft picks.

Op-Ed: Preview of NFL's upcoming weekend

Besides the start of the college bowl season, we also have a pretty good line-up of pro games running us through the weekend. Many teams are vying for playoff spots.
 

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Jackson breaks through tackles and a pile of bodies in the second quarter
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Fitzpatrick gets winded late in the first half on a hit by Redskins linebacker London Fletcher
Fitzpatrick gets winded late in the first half on a hit by Redskins linebacker London Fletcher
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Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick throws the football up the middle
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Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck is sacked by Buffalo Bills linebacker Danny Batten and defensive end Spencer Johnson at Rogers Centre Sunday
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The helmet of the Washington Redskins
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Bills tight end Scott Chandler in the end zone after hauling in his second touchdown of the game
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