Haslett’s 3-4 defense adding up

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Ryan Grant ready for more opportunities

Ryan Grant ready for more opportunities

The rookie wide receiver had a strong offseason, training camp and preseason, and earned the nickname ‘Clinic,” as well as additional snaps.

The Vikings get rid of another player causing legal headaches

The Vikings get rid of another player causing legal headaches

Minnesota cuts wide receiver Jerome Simpson, who was already suspended, after yet another run-in with the police surfaces.

The Falcons nearly blinded Matt Ryan

The Falcons nearly blinded Matt Ryan

The quarterback apparently caught a pre-game pyrotechnic spark in the eye. Spoiler alert: he got better.

A tackle is no longer just a hit

A tackle is no longer just a hit

Safety Brandon Meriweather’s return to the Redskins from suspension highlights the added scrutiny the NFL is placing on tackling technique.

Michael Vick says Roger Goodell is ‘doing a great job’

Michael Vick says Roger Goodell is ‘doing a great job’

The Jets quarterback sticks up for the NFL commissioner who suspended, then reinstated, Vick.

Dan Snyder gave Kevin Durant a game ball after Redskins-Jaguars game

Dan Snyder gave Kevin Durant a game ball after Redskins-Jaguars game

Durant attended Sunday’s win with John Wall.

How will NFL teams consider character when evaluating prospects such as Jameis Winston?

How will NFL teams consider character when evaluating prospects such as Jameis Winston?

After recent controversies involving off-field issues, college players likely will face increased scrutiny.

Haslett disappointed Rambo never panned out

Haslett disappointed Rambo never panned out

Asked about the release of Bacarri Rambo, Jim Haslett said, “It’s a shame because we gave him every opportunity.“

NFL announcers keep calling league-sponsored Microsoft ‘Surface’ tablets ‘iPads’

NFL announcers keep calling league-sponsored Microsoft ‘Surface’ tablets ‘iPads’

Microsoft reportedly paid $400 million to have their tablets mistaken for Apples.

Injury report: Jackson, Reed remain sidelined

Injury report: Jackson, Reed remain sidelined

Redskins wide receiver continues to nurse a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder, and hopes to play Sunday against his former team.

Pair of D.C. sports fans documenting history one T-shirt at a time

Pair of D.C. sports fans documenting history one T-shirt at a time

BreakingT’s line of shirts, including one depicting Bryce Harper’s firefighter helmet, provide instant nostalgia.

Garcon confident despite QB change

Garcon confident despite QB change

The Redskins have a new man under center, but wide receiver Pierre Garcon said he still expects his offense to succeed.

Jerry Rice says 49ers should bench Ray McDonald

Jerry Rice says 49ers should bench Ray McDonald

Hall of Famer agrees with Steve Young.

Redskins brace for Eagles’ attack

Redskins brace for Eagles’ attack

Redskins defenders prepare for the pace and style of Philadelphia’s league-leading offense, but try not to overthink it, either.

Disturbing details of Jonathan Dwyer arrest: He head-butted wife, broke her nose

Disturbing details of Jonathan Dwyer arrest: He head-butted wife, broke her nose

Arizona Cardinals player has been deactivated by the team.

John Elway’s son avoids jail, sentenced to domestic violence counseling in plea deal

John Elway’s son avoids jail, sentenced to domestic violence counseling in plea deal

While Jack Elway is not in the NFL, his close ties to the league adds another hatch mark to the growing number high-profile domestic violence cases.

Richard Sherman laughs off Chargers’ remarks ahead of bout against Broncos

Richard Sherman laughs off Chargers’ remarks ahead of bout against Broncos

The Seahawks star cornerback is great at playing football and even greater at doling out playground retorts.

Mohamed Sanu and Jay Cutler are great value for Week 3 in weekly fantasy football leagues

Mohamed Sanu and Jay Cutler are great value for Week 3 in weekly fantasy football leagues

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

Nuggets from Thursday morning at Redskins Park

Nuggets from Thursday morning at Redskins Park

Before the afternoon practice and spate of blog posts, Mike Jones takes on you a brief tour of what players were talking about in the locker room in Ashburn.

Drew Stanton was a victim of bad play-calling

Drew Stanton was a victim of bad play-calling

The 30-year-old quarterback from Michigan State completed 14 of his 29 passes for 167 yards and no touchdowns.

Bears’ Fuller grabs INTs and attention quickly in rookie year

Bears’ Fuller grabs INTs and attention quickly in rookie year

Cornerback’s two-interception performance against 49ers earned the Virginia Tech product NFC defensive player of the week honors. No NFL defensive rookie has been more eye-catching so far.

Despite an 0-2 start, expect the Colts to win nine games this year

Despite an 0-2 start, expect the Colts to win nine games this year

There is a 9.8 percent chance a team like the Colts would go 0-2 over a period of two games.

Broncos’ Peyton Manning talks about retirement, golf and the pizza business

Broncos’ Peyton Manning talks about retirement, golf and the pizza business

NFL star doesn’t sound like he’s quitting anytime soon.

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Haslett’s 3-4 defense adding up

Haslett’s 3-4 defense adding up

With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.

Tom Brady shares his college resume on Throwback Thursday

Tom Brady shares his college resume on Throwback Thursday

Luckily, there was a sixth round of the NFL draft.

Week 3 NFL picks: Chargers, Giants and Bears among best bets

Week 3 NFL picks: Chargers, Giants and Bears among best bets

Fancy Stats blogger Neil Greenberg is 17-15 against the number so far this season.

Gruden likes Meriweather-Clark pairing

Gruden likes Meriweather-Clark pairing

After two weeks of trying to make do at safety, the Redskins get starter Brandon Meriweather back from suspension.

Broncos’ makeover gets early test vs. Seahawks

Broncos’ makeover gets early test vs. Seahawks

Did the offseason additions of DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward give Denver a championship-caliber defense? The Super Bowl rematch Sunday against the Seahawks could provide a clue.

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