Who is the real McCoy?

Washington quarterback Colt McCoy, center, stretches at practice.

Colt McCoy will get to show what he’s learned as much as what he has; for NFL quarterbacks, that matters more.

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Griffin trying to listen and learn

Griffin trying to listen and learn

Prohibited by his team from talking to the media since his Week 2 ankle injury, Robert Griffin III on Friday broke his silence by issuing a brief statement and said that he is doing his best to listen and learn all he can while sidelined, and that he will not rush his ankle back into action and put himself at risk of a setback.

An 8-year-old’s pick-six earned his peewee football team a $500 fine

An 8-year-old’s pick-six earned his peewee football team a $500 fine

The Lawrenceville Black Knights proved too good for their own wallet when young Elijah Burrell inadvertently violated the mercy rule.

Roger Staubach on Redskins: ‘If that name is derogatory to the Indian nation, I say get rid of it’

Roger Staubach on Redskins: ‘If that name is derogatory to the Indian nation, I say get rid of it’

Former Cowboys great says he hasn’t seen enough evidence to justify changing the team’s name.

Gruden educates players on rivalry

Gruden educates players on rivalry

Prior to this season, Jay Gruden had knowledge of the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry, but he felt like he could learn about it, and he believed that many of his players needed a more thorough education on the history of the series.

Fantasy scout: Week 8

Fantasy scout: Week 8

What to watch for in this weekend’s NFL action.

Colt McCoy is not the Redskins’ starter, even if he’s starting, Jay Gruden says

Gruden said ‘the starter’ eight times in 25 seconds when discussing his starter.

NFL matchup of Week 8: Steelers’ Cortez Allen vs. Colts’ T.Y. Hilton

NFL matchup of Week 8: Steelers’ Cortez Allen vs. Colts’ T.Y. Hilton

Hilton is on pace to finish with more than 100 receptions and the third-highest single-season yardage total in franchise history.

Washington vs. Dallas: A telling tale-of-the-tape on 3rd downs

Washington vs. Dallas: A telling tale-of-the-tape on 3rd downs

Dallas boast NFL-best 57.4 conversion rate on third down; Washington ranks 31st, at 31.7 percent

Rewatch Colt McCoy’s 2010 appearance on Gruden’s QB Camp, if only for the yodeling question

“You’re a hard guy to understand. You got that Texas yodel. You yodel?“

The Broncos beat the Chargers, but Peyton Manning is mad at Denver’s scoreboard operator

The Broncos beat the Chargers, but Peyton Manning is mad at Denver’s scoreboard operator

Stop riling up the crowd, Denver scoreboard operator.

Redskins bracing for Cowboys’ Murray

Redskins bracing for Cowboys’ Murray

Leading the way for Dallas is fourth-year back DeMarco Murray, who has rushed for 913 yards and seven touchdowns on 187 carries -- all league highs by a healthy margin.

Andrew Hawkins’ son fails to say Dad is his favorite player, suffers the consequences

Andrew Hawkins’ son fails to say Dad is his favorite player, suffers the consequences

The Browns wide receiver lays down some tough (but amusing) love via Instagram.

Titans’ new quarterback is quite the face of the franchise

Titans’ new quarterback is quite the face of the franchise

Zach Mettenberger’s new look may or may not inspire the troops.

Running in different directions

Running in different directions

In less than two seasons, the Dallas Cowboys have transformed an anemic rushing offense into the best in the NFL, while the Redskins’ running game has struggled.

Jason Hatcher: Redskins fans hate the Cowboys more than Cowboys fans hate the Redskins

Jason Hatcher: Redskins fans hate the Cowboys more than Cowboys fans hate the Redskins

Former Dallas lineman and current Washington lineman has a perspective on the rivalry.

Here are some awkward images of One Direction wearing American sports jerseys

Here are some awkward images of One Direction wearing American sports jerseys

Actually, not all of them are wearing them. Harry Styles is just holding his and pouting.

Injury report: Griffin limited in practice

Injury report: Griffin limited in practice

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was limited in Thursday’s practice as he works his way back from the ankle injury that has sidelined him the past five weeks.

Is Dallas Week dead?

Is Dallas Week dead?

Yet again, people are wondering whether the Dallas-Washington rivalry has reached a low point

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Who is the real McCoy?

Who is the real McCoy?

Colt McCoy will get to show what he’s learned as much as what he has; for NFL quarterbacks, that matters more.

Hatcher downplays return to Dallas

Hatcher downplays return to Dallas

Jason Hatcher spent the first eight years of his career with the Dallas Cowboys, but he insists that Monday night’s meeting doesn’t have any additional importance.

Redskins could have three starting QBs for the first time since 2002

Redskins could have three starting QBs for the first time since 2002

It would only be the seventh such season since 1948, a span of 67 seasons.

Weekly fantasy football: Nick Foles and Doug Baldwin are great values in Week 8

Weekly fantasy football: Nick Foles and Doug Baldwin are great values in Week 8

Each week, Brendan Darr will give you players to start in your weekly fantasy football league.

NFL players’ new ‘NO MORE’ domestic violence PSAs will debut during Broncos-Chargers game

NFL players’ new ‘NO MORE’ domestic violence PSAs will debut during Broncos-Chargers game

Eli Manning, Jason Witten, others speak out in new ad.

Brees vs. Rodgers: Two elite QBs on different paths in 2014

Brees vs. Rodgers: Two elite QBs on different paths in 2014

New Orleans is 2-4 and Brees is the NFL’s 17th-rated passer entering Sunday night’s matchup with MVP candidate Rodgers and 5-2 Green Bay.

Open locker room: Thursday news from Redskins Park

Open locker room: Thursday news from Redskins Park

Jason Hatcher on his return, Keenan Robinson on DeMarco Murray and more.

Jamaal Charles, LaAdrian Waddle show that NFL concussion protocol isn’t perfect

Jamaal Charles, LaAdrian Waddle show that NFL concussion protocol isn’t perfect

Chiefs running back said he saw “light buzz” around his eyes and Lions lineman stayed in for another play.

LaVar Arrington: Don’t compare Brian Orakpo’s Redskins career with mine

LaVar Arrington: Don’t compare Brian Orakpo’s Redskins career with mine

Both were first-round draft pick linebackers whose careers were marred by injuries. But Arrington says their careers can’t be compared.

Broncos table talks with two of Peyton Manning’s top targets: Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas

Broncos table talks with two of Peyton Manning’s top targets: Demaryius Thomas, Julius Thomas

John Elway will have to be creative when free agency opens.

Clark says 2-5 Redskins have talent to succeed

Clark says 2-5 Redskins have talent to succeed

Veteran safety finds only confidence lacking, as the team prepares to play 6-1 Cowboys.

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A veteran works through the grind

With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?

First and 17

Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.