Washington Redskins

3rd NFC East (6-7-0)

Founded: 1932

Stadium: FedExField

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  • What we learned from Sunday's Week 14 games

    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

    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

    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.
  • A.P. falls short of 100 yards despite 90-yard TD run

    Adrian Peterson may have run for the longest rush of his career (90-yard touchdown), but he did not finish the game with 100-plus rushing yards. He joins Herschel Walker as the only other player to do so.
  • Gruden: We 'didn't have many plays' for Sanchez

    Two weeks after the Redskins lost Alex Smith for the season, Colt McCoy exited Monday's loss with a fractured fibula. Mark Sanchez was thrust into the spotlight and the QB didn't have many plays at his disposal.
  • Redskins QB McCoy breaks leg, is done for season

    Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy suffered a fractured right fibula during the second quarter of the Redskins' 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, coach Jay Gruden said.
  • Eagles boost playoff hopes with win over Redskins

    The Philadelphia Eagles (6-6) kept their playoff hopes alive with a 28-13 victory over the injury-riddled Washington Redskins (6-6) to close out Week 13.
  • What to watch for in Redskins-Eagles on 'MNF'

    The NFC East is there for the taking and could become an even tighter race depending on who prevails when the Eagles host the Redskins. Here's what to watch for in their Monday Night Football showdown.
  • Doug Williams apologizes for remarks about Foster

    Washington Redskins executive Doug Williams apologized on Friday for comments he previously made concerning the signing of linebacker Reuben Foster.
  • Swearinger on Redskins' D: 'We don't get respect'

    D.J. Swearinger acknowledged his Redskins defense doesn't get respect, but followed it with a surprising sentiment. He said Washington doesn't deserve respect for its play after two straight losses.
  • Redskins OT Williams goes to hospital after game

    Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons Thursday night after their loss to the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report from the Associated Press.
  • Colt McCoy ready for another shot at a starting gig

    Colt McCoy led the Redskins to a brief rally Sunday in relief of the injured Alex Smith. Four years since his last start, McCoy is now responsible for trying to guide Washington to the playoffs.
  • Alex Smith suffers a broken leg in Redskins' loss

    Washington Redskins starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a broken leg in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans, Redskins coach Jay Gruden told reporters.
Draft 2018 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 13 (13) Payne, Daron DT 
Rd 2, Pick 27 (59) Guice, Derrius RB 
Rd 3, Pick 10 (74) Christian, Geron OT 
Rd 4, Pick 9 (109) Apke, Troy S 
Rd 5, Pick 26 (163) Settle, Tim DT 
Rd 6, Pick 23 (197) Hamilton, Shaun Dion ILB 
Rd 7, Pick 23 (241) Stroman, Greg CB 
Rd 7, Pick 38 (256) Quinn, Trey WR 
Scoreboard more
FedExField - Wk 14 1 2 3 4 T
New York Giants 7 27 6 0 40
Washington Redskins 0 0 0 16 16
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 1:00 PM ET
16 Sat, Dec 22 @ Tennessee 4:30 PM ET
17 Sun, Dec 30 Philadelphia 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Greg Stroman (CB) Full Pract - --
Chase Roullier (C) Limited Pract - --
Ryan Anderson (LB) Did Not Pract - --
Jamison Crowder (WR) Limited Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Alex Smith 328 205 2180 10
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Adrian Peterson 202 872 4.3 7
Alex Smith 41 168 4.1 1
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Jordan Reed 54 558 10.3 2
Josh Doctson 39 469 12 2
Vernon Davis 23 351 15.3 2
Maurice Harris 27 291 10.8 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
12/12 Roubbens Joseph (OT) Practice Squad (practice squad).
12/12 Casey Dunn (C) Practice Squad; Injured (practice squad; injured).
12/11 Demetrius Rhaney (C) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
12/11 Kyle Fuller (OG) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
NFC East more
Team W L T Win %
Dallas 8 5 0 .615
Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462
Washington 6 7 0 .462
New York Giants 5 8 0 .385

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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Team Profiles

  1. Published: Dec. 9, 2018 at 03:51 p.m.

    Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder turns on the jets for a 79-yard catch-and-run touchdown.

  2. Published: Dec. 9, 2018 at 03:34 p.m.

    Washington Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson scores his first touchdown since 2011.

  3. Published: Dec. 4, 2018 at 12:41 a.m.

    Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson rushes for a 90-yard touchdown.

  4. Published: Dec. 4, 2018 at 12:41 a.m.

    Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman intercepts a pass from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.

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