Washington Redskins

3rd NFC East (7-9-0)

Founded: 1932

Stadium: FedExField

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Game Averages (2018)

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PTS
17.6(29th)
YDS
299.7(28th)
PASS YDS
188.8(28th)
RUSH YDS
110.9(17th)
(league rank)

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  • Derrius Guice on rehab: 'I'm still strong as an ox'

    02/19/2019
    Redskins running back Derrius Guice lost his rookie season to a torn ACL. He's doesn't have a definitive timetable for when he'll return to the field but is encouraged by his progress in rehab.
  • Doug Williams not counting out Alex Smith just yet

    02/17/2019
    Washington senior vice president of player personnel Doug Williams isn't ready to dispel hopes of quarterback Alex Smith playing for the Redskins in the upcoming season.
  • Thompson: 'Skins know Smith won't play in 2019

    02/12/2019
    Redskins brass has played coy with the status of Alex Smith next season, but one Washington player expects the starting quarterback to sit out the 2019 campaign and perhaps even longer.
  • Kevin O'Connell replaces Cavanaugh as 'Skins OC

    01/29/2019
    The Washington Redskins are shaking things up on their offensive staff. Passing game coordinator Kevin O'Connell has been promoted to offensive coordinator, replacing Matt Cavanaugh,
  • Redskins believe Alex Smith will miss all of 2019

    01/28/2019
    Alex Smith's gruesome leg injury already robbed him of a full 2018 season. It could cost him another one. Ian Rapoport reported the Redskins are planning as if they won't have Smith in 2019.
  • Redskins 'optimistic' QB Alex Smith will play again

    01/22/2019
    One day after Alex Smith was spotted publicly for the first time since suffering his season-ending leg injury, a member of the Redskins front office expressed optimism that Smith will return to the field at some point.
  • QB Smith spotted publicly for first time since injury

    01/21/2019
    Alex Smith's injury and recovery have been kept under wraps, literally, since he departed the hospital in mid-December following surgery on his compound fracture. That is until Monday.
  • Gruden is still uncertain about his Redskins future

    01/01/2019
    Jay Gruden is expected to be back as the head coach of the Washington Redskins in 2019, but he's still "waiting by the phone" for a meeting with team leadership.
  • Peterson would 'love' to return to Redskins in '19

    12/28/2018
    After producing his eighth career season rushing over 1,000 yards and helping the Redskins flirt with a playoff bid, Adrian Peterson surprised many with a great year, and told reporters Thursday he'd love to stay in Washington if given the opportunity again.
  • Gruden on Swearinger's remarks: 'Can't have that'

    12/26/2018
    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden regrets not getting through to D.J. Swearinger so he'd understand that his public critiques of the coaching staff and the team weren't going to fly.
  • Redskins waive Swearinger after criticisms of DC

    12/25/2018
    Veteran safety D.J. Swearinger said the Washington Redskins have cut him. After Saturday's loss to the Titans, Swearinger criticized the coaching staff, specifically DC Greg Manusky.
  • Redskins QB Smith out of hospital, back at home

    12/16/2018
    Following a horrendous injury and a subsequent infection after multiple surgeries, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is finally out of the hospital and back home.
  • What we learned from Sunday's Week 14 games

    12/10/2018
    The Dolphins pulled off a miracle in Miami and Patrick Mahomes was his usual magical self in the Chiefs' comeback win against the Ravens. Here's what else we learned from Sunday's Week 14 games.
  • Alex Smith unlikely to be ready to start '19 season

    12/09/2018
    On Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport said Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is still hospitalized and likely will not be ready to play at the start of the 2019 season.
  • Alex Smith dealing with leg infection after surgery

    12/06/2018
    NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith is battling an infection related to the surgery he underwent to repair a broken fibula and tibia.
Draft 2019 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 15 (15)  
Scoreboard more
FedExField - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia Eagles 3 7 7 7 24
Washington Redskins 0 0 0 0 0
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
12 Thu, Nov 22 @ Dallas 23-31   L
13 Mon, Dec 03 @ Philadelphia 13-28   L
14 Sun, Dec 09 New York Giants 16-40   L
15 Sun, Dec 16 @ Jacksonville 16-13   W
16 Sat, Dec 22 @ Tennessee 16-25   L
17 Sun, Dec 30 Philadelphia 0-24   L
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
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Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
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Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
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Transactions more
Date Transaction
1/7 Carlos Henderson (WR) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
1/7 ArDarius Stewart (WR) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
1/7 Darius James (OT) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/3 Darius James (OT) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
NFC East more
Team W L T Win %
Dallas 10 6 0 .625
Philadelphia 9 7 0 .563
Washington 7 9 0 .438
New York Giants 5 11 0 .313

Head Coach more

Jay Gruden

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Jay Gruden was named the 29th head coach in Washington Redskins history on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. This is his first NFL head coaching job.

Gruden, 46, spent the last three seasons as offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals. In his tenure in Cincinnati from 2011-13, the Bengals averaged 10 wins a season, making three consecutive playoff appearances and earning an AFC North championship in 2013.

Gruden was tasked with the development of quarterback Andy Dalton, a 2011 second-round pick. In three seasons together, Gruden helped Dalton to a 30-18 regular season record as a starter (.625), as Dalton's 30 wins in that time frame ranked tied for fifth-most among NFL quarterbacks. Dalton’s 80 passing touchdowns rank third-most in NFL history for a quarterback in his first three seasons, trailing only Dan Marino (98) and Peyton Manning (85).

Prior to joining the Bengals, Gruden served two years with the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League from 2009-10. In 2009, Gruden served as offensive coordinator under current Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett as the Tuskers compiled a 6-0 regular season record and earned a UFL championship game berth. In 2010, he assumed the roles of head coach and general manager and led the Tuskers to their second consecutive championship game appearance.

Gruden coached for seven seasons (2002-08) with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, earning a Super Bowl championship ring as an offensive assistant in 2002. There he worked under his brother, Jon, then the Bucs' head coach, and current Redskins Executive Vice President/General Manager Bruce Allen, the Bucs' general manager from 2004-08. The group guided the Buccaneers to the team's first league championship, a 48-21 victory in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Gruden also ranks among the most outstanding players and coaches in the history of the Arena Football League, having won six combined league championships -- four as a quarterback and two as a head coach. Gruden played quarterback (2002-03) and served as head coach (2004-08) of the AFL’s Orlando Predators, all while simultaneously working as an offensive assistant with the Buccaneers. In all, Gruden served as head coach of the Predators for nine seasons (1998-2001 and 2004-08), leading the Predators to four championship game appearances and two league titles. During a two-year hiatus from coaching the Predators in 2002-03, he returned to the playing field as Orlando's quarterback, leading the Predators to playoff appearances in both seasons.

Gruden played quarterback for four seasons for former Redskins draft pick Howard Schnellenberger at the University of Louisville (1985-88) and was a two-time team MVP.

Gruden was born March 4, 1967 in Tiffin, Ohio. He and his wife, Sherry, have three sons -- J.J., Joey and Jack.


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  1. Published: Dec. 22, 2018 at 05:29 p.m.

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Michael Floyd catches a pass from quarterback Josh Johnson and brings Tennessee Titans cornerback Adoree' Jackson with him into the end zone.

  2. Published: Dec. 16, 2018 at 04:00 p.m.

    Washington Redskins cornerback Fabian Moreau intercepts Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Cody Kessler's tipped pass.

  3. Published: Dec. 16, 2018 at 03:59 p.m.

    The Washington Redskins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars on kicker Dustin Hopkins 36-yard field goal as time expires.

  4. Published: Dec. 16, 2018 at 03:44 p.m.

    Washington Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson tosses a short pass to tight end Jeremy Sprinkle for a 6-yard touchdown.

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