Washington Redskins

3rd NFC East (6-5-1)

Founded: 1932

Stadium: FedExField

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  • Dez regrets feud with Norman: 'It's over with'

    Cooler heads have prevailed in an on-field and, later, Twitter spat between Redskins corner Josh Norman and Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant.
  • Warner: Dez-Norman feud 'so much about me, me, me, me, me'

    On GameDay Morning Sunday, Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin both said the Josh Norman-Dez Bryant feud was hurting what was otherwise a good matchup between good players.
  • Norman responds to Dez's trash talk

    Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is perplexed as to why Dez Bryant decided to talk trash during and after their Thanksgiving Day battle. 'It's not a competition when the other person don't show up.'
  • Reed played through 'severe pain'

    Redskins tight end Jordan Reed suffered a shoulder injury in the first half of Thursday's loss to the Cowboys, but he managed to put on an incredible performance after returning to the game.
  • Dez baits Norman: 'Washington needs to get their money back'

    The hottest spat in the league is no longer Norman-Odell Beckham (that was so last season). The Redskins corner was seen exchanging words with Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant during Thursday's contest.
  • Cowboys beat 'Skins for 10th straight win

    Fueled by the performances of Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Dez Bryant, the Cowboys propel to 10-1 overall after defeating the Washington Redskins 31-26 on Thursday.
  • Cousins: 'Nothing' to viral moment with Redskins GM

    Kirk Cousins didn't mean it like that. The passionate, Vine-friendly Redskins quarterback had to defend himself after being caught on camera shouting "How you like me now?!" at general manager Scot McCloughan.
  • Jones hopes to 'cut down' Snyder's dancing

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones knows which team he enjoys beating the most, and he's hoping a win over the Redskins will be enough to prevent Redskins owner Daniel Snyder from dancing again.
  • Cousins to Redskins GM: 'How you like me now!?'

    Kirk Cousins offered a fiery question to Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan after Sunday night's 42-24 win over the Green Bay Packers: "How you like me now?"
  • Cousins debuts the 'Oooooooh-weeeeeee'

    The Washington Redskins held on Sunday for a win against the Minnesota Vikings. Redskins QB Kirk Cousins swapped his signature "You like that!" for a new celebratory cheer.
  • Surging 'Skins hold off fading Vikings

    A killer pick and failed two-minute drive by quarterback Sam Bradford set the table for Washington's 26-20 win at home against the out-of-luck Vikings (5-4).
  • DeSean out Week 11?

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson will miss Sunday's game against the Vikings due to a rotator cuff injury that threatens to sideline him next week against the Packers.
  • Cousins: Crowder makes me more accurate

    Jamison Crowder, the Redskins 5-foot-9 wide receiver, is not who many would have pegged to be leading the team in yards (498) and touchdowns (4) midway through the 2016 season.
  • Gruden: Norman can't be targeted more by refs

    Redskins coach Jay Gruden said star cornerback Josh Norman's mouth can't earn him more ire from referees because, "He can't be any more targeted than he was (Sunday), that's for sure."
  • Norman blasts official after five-penalty afternoon

    Redskins CB Josh Norman went on a tirade against field judge Brad Freeman after the team's Week 8 game where he was called for five penalties against the Bengals.
Draft 2016 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 22 (22) Doctson, Josh WR 
Rd 2, Pick 22 (53) Cravens, Su'a OLB 
Rd 3, Pick 21 (84) Fuller, Kendall CB 
Rd 5, Pick 13 (152) Ioannidis, Matthew DT 
Rd 6, Pick 12 (187) Sudfeld, Nate QB 
Rd 7, Pick 11 (232) Daniels, Steven ILB 
Rd 7, Pick 21 (242) Marshall, Keith RB 
Scoreboard more
University of Phoenix Stadium - Wk 13 1 2 3 4 T
Washington Redskins 0 6 14 3 23
Arizona Cardinals 7 3 7 14 31
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
11 Sun, Nov 20 Green Bay 42-24   W
12 Thu, Nov 24 @ Dallas 26-31   L
13 Sun, Dec 04 @ Arizona 23-31   L
14 Sun, Dec 11 @ Philadelphia 1:00 PM ET
15 Mon, Dec 19 Carolina 8:30 PM ET
16 Sat, Dec 24 @ Chicago 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Ricky Jean Francois (DE) Limited Pract - --
Ty Nsekhe (T) Did Not Pract - --
Bashaud Breeland (CB) Full Pract - --
Chris Baker (DE) Did Not Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Kirk Cousins 474 320 3811 21
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Rob Kelley 112 524 4.7 4
Matt Jones 99 460 4.6 3
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Jamison Crowder 58 767 13.2 7
Pierre Garcon 59 714 12.1 2
DeSean Jackson 39 644 16.5 3
Jordan Reed 59 630 10.7 5
Transactions more
Date Transaction
12/7 Dashaun Phillips (DB) Practice Squad (practice squad).
12/5 Trent Williams (T) Suspension Lifted by Commissioner (suspension lifted by commissioner).
12/5 Dashaun Phillips (DB) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
12/2 Blaine Clausell (T) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
NFC East more
Team W L T Win %
Dallas 11 1 0 .917
New York Giants 8 4 0 .667
Washington 6 5 1 .542
Philadelphia 5 7 0 .417

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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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