Coach Dennis Allen fired by Oakland Raiders after 0-4 start

Coach Dennis Allen fired by Oakland Raiders after 0-4 start

With little talent to work with, Allen didn’t have a chance.

Outsider: Why Orakpo isn’t living up to his contract

Outsider: Why Orakpo isn’t living up to his contract

Here’s a closer look at two areas where the star outside linebacker’s play has been less than outstanding over the first four games.

Redskins add T Jones to practice squad

Redskins add T Jones to practice squad

Terren Jones, a 6-foot-7, 341-pound tackle, played in the preseason for the Falcons.

Is Allen to blame for Redskins’ mess?

Is Allen to blame for Redskins’ mess?

It’s probably not all the general manager’s fault, but here’s Washington’s record since he was hired, their draft picks and the starting lineup from Thursday.

Vikings ‘hopeful’ Teddy Bridgewater can play Thursday

Vikings ‘hopeful’ Teddy Bridgewater can play Thursday

Rookie quarterback had a stellar debut, and then he got hurt.

With DeAngelo Williams hurt, the Panthers are basically out of running backs

With DeAngelo Williams hurt, the Panthers are basically out of running backs

The only viable tailbacks left on Carolina’s roster started this season on the practice squad.

Raiders’ Dennis Allen occupies first hot seat for 2014

Raiders’ Dennis Allen occupies first hot seat for 2014

Oakland is winless this season and 8-28 under its third-year head coach. The next move is up to Raiders owner Mark Davis.

Redskins re-sign Crawford

Redskins re-sign Crawford

The cornerback and return specialist, a Redskins draft pick in 2012, is back on the roster.

Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, a study of his brain shows

Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, a study of his brain shows

Former Chiefs player shot his girlfriend to death, killed himself in December 2012.

Redskins sign ex-Vikings safety Sanford

Redskins sign ex-Vikings safety Sanford

A starter for several seasons in Minnesota, Washington is bringing him on for special-teams help.

Redskins mailbag: Sifting through the wreckage

Redskins mailbag: Sifting through the wreckage

Redskins fans are still fuming over Thursday night’s loss, and Mike Jones answers readers’ questions about Kirk Cousins, the offensive line and the defensive scheme.

As Michigan rumors swirl, Jim Harbaugh may be losing the 49ers’ locker room

As Michigan rumors swirl, Jim Harbaugh may be losing the 49ers’ locker room

As for his brother, John Harbaugh seems happy in Baltimore.

Roster moves to make

Roster moves to make

Jay Gruden opts to give Redskins players a rest period to allow the high number of ailments to heal with a long layoff between games.

Here is what the stats tell us from Week 4

Here is what the stats tell us from Week 4

Teddy Bridgewater had a great debut and Green Bay is going to be okay.

Cooley: Robert Griffin III ‘didn’t hate seeing’ Kirk Cousins struggle

Cooley: Robert Griffin III ‘didn’t hate seeing’ Kirk Cousins struggle

The most disturbing thing said after the Thursday night embarrassment came from Chris Cooley.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s job may still be in jeopardy, long-term

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s job may still be in jeopardy, long-term

Short-term, a lot is riding on the Mueller report.

First & 10: Saints’ sad spiral continues

First & 10: Saints’ sad spiral continues

Also, the surprising Cowboys; the rugged AFC North; the Panthers’ issues on defense; first starts for Bridgewater, Bortles and more among Week 4’s biggest story lines.

AP reporter tweets that Raiders Coach Dennis Allen has been fired, then walks it back, then runs away from it

AP reporter tweets that Raiders Coach Dennis Allen has been fired, then walks it back, then runs away from it

Allen seems likely to get the axe, but it didn’t happen Sunday night, despite Terry Collins’s tweets.

Morris Clairborne may have a torn ACL, but the Cowboys aren’t worried

Morris Clairborne may have a torn ACL, but the Cowboys aren’t worried

Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray help Dallas control the ball.

Roger Goodell visits National Domestic Violence Hotline

Roger Goodell visits National Domestic Violence Hotline

NFL commissioner offers no comment on the visit.

Ravens’ future looking bright, despite Rice controversy

Ravens’ future looking bright, despite Rice controversy

Baltimore has weathered the early-season, off-field storm to start 3-1 and position itself well for a potential playoff push.

Turning away from the NFL

Turning away from the NFL

COUCH SLOUCH | A long-time devotee has had enough of the NFL’s money, power and greed.

Geno Smith apologizes for cursing at Jets fan

Geno Smith apologizes for cursing at Jets fan

At least his coach, Rex Ryan, remains behind him.

J.J. Watt makes history with interception

J.J. Watt makes history with interception

Watt’s 80-yard interception for touchdown is historic.

NFL on verge of making personal-foul calls reviewable in 2015

NFL on verge of making personal-foul calls reviewable in 2015

Rule reportedly now has the four votes it will need to pass.

Eagles awakened by false fire alarm in the middle of the night

Eagles awakened by false fire alarm in the middle of the night

Maybe the 49ers have a 12th man of their own.

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