Perspective

Brian Mitchell isn’t in the Hall of Fame. It’s time to right that wrong.

Why is the best returner in NFL history not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

By Barry SvrlugaFebruary 3, 2023
NFLPerspective

Bobby Beathard’s keen eye was matched only by his human touch

Former Washington general manager, who died this week at age 86, wasn't afraid to be different, and that made him better.

By Leonard ShapiroFebruary 2, 2023
Analysis

It’s Senior Bowl week. Which positions are the Commanders keeping tabs on?

Based on the roster, as well as observations Tuesday, here are four positions the Commanders will look at hardest during the Senior Bowl.

By Sam FortierFebruary 1, 2023

Youth, 15, admits killing teen, trying to rob Commanders running back

The teen pleaded guilty in the October killing of Andre Robertson, 15, and the August shooting and wounding of Commanders running back Brian Robinson, Jr.

By Keith L. AlexanderJanuary 23, 2023

Commanders DBs coach Chris Harris to join Titans as passing game coordinator

The move will leave Washington’s defense without one of its top assistants going into an offseason already filled with uncertainty.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 21, 2023

Ownership concerns, an unproven QB could hamper Commanders’ OC search

As Washington continues its interview process, uncertainty in a few vital areas could be a deterrent for potential candidates.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 21, 2023
Analysis

What to know about the Commanders’ offseason, from roster needs to QB options

Ron Rivera’s fourth offseason with Washington might be his most challenging. He faces the possibility of a sale and lacks a definitive answer at quarterback.

By Sam Fortier and Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 19, 2023
Analysis

A closer look at the Commanders’ offensive coordinator candidates

The Commanders need a new offensive coordinator after Scott Turner was fired, and the expected change in ownership could complicate the hiring process.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 19, 2023

Amid OC search, Commanders point to Sam Howell as likely starter at QB

Washington is telling candidates for its offensive coordinator position that Sam Howell is likely to be the starting quarterback.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 14, 2023

Teen charged in shooting of Commanders running back pleads guilty

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying pistol without a license in the shooting of Brian Robinson Jr.

By Keith L. AlexanderJanuary 13, 2023

Commanders special teams ace Jeremy Reaves voted first-team all-pro

Four other Washington players — Jonathan Allen, Daron Payne, Tress Way and Kam Curl — earned votes, but were not named all-pro by the Associated Press.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 13, 2023
Analysis

Do the Commanders actually want to have a run-first offense in 2023?

The modern NFL is built around the pass. Why do the Washington Commanders say they want to build around the run?

By Sam FortierJanuary 11, 2023

After offense underwhelmed again, Commanders fire coordinator Scott Turner

The Commanders fired Turner on Tuesday after a disappointing season-long performance by the offense.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 10, 2023

Commanders players clean out lockers and await an offseason of uncertainty

For some players, locker-room clean-out day may have been their last with the Commanders.

By Nicki Jhabvala and Sam FortierJanuary 9, 2023

Hail or Fail: Sam Howell outplays Dak Prescott in his NFL debut

Commanders rookie Sam Howell joined Tim Tebow, Matt Ryan and Kordell Stewart among NFL quarterbacks to throw a touchdown pass on their first career attempt.

By Scott AllenJanuary 9, 2023

As Commanders eye the future, Sam Howell makes a case to be part of it

In the Commanders' 26-6, season-ending victory over the Dallas Cowboys, Howell showed promise and inexperience.

By Sam FortierJanuary 8, 2023

Commanders crush Cowboys in what may be owner Daniel Snyder’s final game

Dallas took a beating, Sonny Jurgensen saw his number retired, and Washington finished 8-8-1 with a 26-6 victory in Week 18.

By Nicki JhabvalaJanuary 8, 2023
Perspective

New quarterback? Probably. New owner? Hopefully.

When it comes to the potential sale of the Commanders, we've reached that most dangerous emotion in sports: Hope.

By Barry SvrlugaJanuary 8, 2023

Four takeaways from the Commanders’ 26-6 win over the Cowboys

The Commanders closed the regular season with a home win over the Cowboys, finishing 8-8-1. Significant questions loom in the offseason.

By Scott AllenJanuary 8, 2023

Commanders keys vs. Cowboys: Evaluate Sam Howell and the team’s culture

Washington (7-8-1) will be playing for pride Sunday against a Dallas team still alive for the NFC East title and home field throughout the playoffs.

By Tramel RaggsJanuary 7, 2023