Hail or Fail: Sean Taylor memorial draws criticism before another Commanders win

With its sixth win in its last seven games, Washington moved into playoff position.

By Scott AllenNovember 28, 2022
Analysis

Commanders’ red-zone offense takes a step forward but still has work to do

Leaving four points on the field nearly proved costly during the Commanders' 19-13 victory over the Falcons.

By Sam FortierNovember 28, 2022

Commanders RB Brian Robinson Jr. racks up big yards and wears a big hat

Robinson totaled 18 carries for 105 yards, and his ability to succeed despite Atlanta’s heavy boxes and five-man fronts highlighted his value to the Commanders.

By Sam FortierNovember 27, 2022

Kendall Fuller’s interception lets Commanders survive for third straight win

Washington sputtered for much of the day but still notched its third straight win to improve to 7-5.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 27, 2022
Perspective

Commanders have found a fragile and frightening but winning formula

The Commanders have to run the ball and to play disruptive defense. And they often have to make a play or two in the final minute to seal things.

By Barry SvrlugaNovember 27, 2022

Four takeaways from the Commanders’ 19-13 win over the Falcons

Taylor Heinicke and the Commanders continued their playoff push with a defeat of the Falcons at FedEx Field. Here are four takeaways.

By Scott AllenNovember 27, 2022

Commanders keys vs. Falcons: Force Mariota to throw, capitalize in red zone

In Taylor Heinicke's sixth consecutive start, the Commanders face a weak Atlanta Falcons defense and an offense that has most of its success on the ground.

By Tramel RaggsNovember 26, 2022

As the Commanders surge, Ron Rivera gives thanks with a holiday break

Washington players and coaches got a rare day off on Thanksgiving amid the strong performances and good vibes that have highlighted a 5-1 stretch.

By Sam FortierNovember 26, 2022

Mando, the Commanders’ team dog, is training for a bigger job

One of the Commanders’ most notable free agent signings is Mando, the team dog in training to be paired with a retired military member.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 24, 2022
Analysis

How will Chase Young fit on a D-line that has hit its stride without him?

The Commanders' defensive line — cohesive, exuberant and among the NFL's best — starkly contrasts with the one Young left behind last fall.

By Sam FortierNovember 23, 2022

Commanders designate QB Carson Wentz to return to practice

Wentz moves a step closer to returning as a possible backup to Taylor Heinicke. The Commanders now have 21 days to activate him.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 23, 2022

How Taylor Heinicke and the Commanders became a team of sneakerheads

As Heinicke has helped revive the Commanders’ season, he’s purchased Nike Air Jordans in the colors of the teams he’s beaten.

By Sam FortierNovember 22, 2022

Riding good vibes and a winning streak, Commanders activate Chase Young

The Commanders activated Young from the physically unable to perform list ahead of their Nov. 23 deadline to either do so or place the defensive end on season-ending IR.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 21, 2022

Hail or Fail: Defense feasts, Logan Thomas shines in win over Texans

Washington's takeaway barrage continued against Houston's putrid offense.

By Scott AllenNovember 21, 2022

Commanders rout lowly Texans as Taylor Heinicke secures starting role

Washington dominated the first half and was never challenged in the second to improve to 6-5 on the season.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 21, 2022

Four takeaways from the Commanders’ 23-10 win over the Texans

Thanks to a strong defensive performance and solid play on offense, the Commanders controlled the game against the Texans.

By Scott AllenNovember 20, 2022

Commanders’ defense is dancing, dusting, Double Dutch-ing and dominating

The Commanders’ defensive dominance against the Texans illustrated an ability to refocus after a big win and hinted at how good the unit can be when players work together.

By Sam FortierNovember 20, 2022
Perspective

The Commanders are cruising. Forget the details and just enjoy it.

The Commanders are on a roll, and even though they beat a cupcake Sunday, there's no reason not to enjoy the wins.

By Candace BucknerNovember 20, 2022

Commanders’ talented wide receivers catch attention of famed ‘Posse’

For the surging Commanders, this may be the season of receiving

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 20, 2022

Commanders keys vs. Texans: Convert third downs, take what’s given

Washington, which has won three of its past four, must avoid a letdown at Houston.

By Nicki JhabvalaNovember 19, 2022