The Stanley Cup-winning Capitals tandem has played together since Backstrom broke into the league in 2007.

The free agent first baseman said he's "not worried" about the status of his contract negotiations with the Nationals.

Shanahan was the offensive coordinator and LaFleur was the quarterbacks coach in Washington from 2010 to 2013.

Burruss, who covered three championships in the District, joins CBS Sports HQ.

Del Rio says improvement for a unit that ranked 27th in total defense in 2019 will require “digging in.”

Washington's new offensive coordinator spent his summers at training camp when his dad, Norv, coached the Redskins.

Bostic was also critical of left tackle Trent Williams sitting out the 2019 season. "He’s the one that signed the contract," Bostic said. "Live by the terms. Be a man of your word."

The "SportsCenter" host is encouraged by Bruce Allen's dismissal and Ron Rivera's hiring.

Allen's ouster brings hope to a fan base in desperate need of it.

Allen, who didn't talk to reporters often, had a way with words.

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