Liz Clarke

ReporterWashington, D.C.


NFL Draft: What the Redskins should and could do at tight end

  • Apr 17, 2015

With football in his blood and just two seasons of college football under his belt, Maxx Williams appears to be top prospect in weak tight-end field.

  • Apr 16, 2015

After signing prospective starter Chris Culliver in free agency, Washington turns to draft for more depth, durability at cornerback

  • Apr 15, 2015

As pre-draft fortunes shift, Wake Forest’s Kevin Johnson making case to be second cornerback taken, behind Michigan State’s Trae Waynes

  • Apr 14, 2015

After letting backup Roy Helu Jr., depart via free agency, Washington eyes April’s NFL draft for depth, versatility at running back.

  • Apr 13, 2015

Georgia’s Todd Gurley, Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon projected to become first RBs taken in first round since 2012

  • Apr 10, 2015

NFL’s preseason schedule, released Thursday, has Washington facing two playoff teams (Detroit, Baltimore) and two coming off losing records (Cleveland, Jacksonville)

  • Apr 9, 2015

Loaded crop of wide receivers means Washington could add quality depth in middle rounds of the NFL draft.

  • Apr 7, 2015

Liz Clarke rates the top 10 wide receivers in the draft, and examines what has catapulted West Virginia’s Kevin White ahead of Amari Cooper in the view of many.

  • Apr 6, 2015

A somber Joe Gibbs talks about his son J.D., who has helped run the family’s NASCAR empire for years but now is beset by a brain condition that is affecting his speech and cognitive ability.

  • Mar 29, 2015
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During her 13 years as a sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz Clarke has covered the Washington Redskins, five Olympic Games, two World Cups and written extensively about college sports, tennis and auto racing. Before joining the Post in 1998, she worked as a sportswriter at USA Today, The Dallas Morning News and the Charlotte Observer. She has twice been honored as Motorsports Writer of the Year. And she is the author of the book, “One Helluva Ride: How NASCAR Swept the Nation.”
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