The two men will serve as the top two front office executives to Ron Rivera, who oversees the franchise's football operations.

  • Perspective

Martin Mayhew, Washington's new GM, played the long game during his playing career, going to law school in secret to avoid the ire of his coaches.

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Jennifer King, who joined Ron Rivera's staff last February as an intern, is poised to become the first Black woman named a full-time assistant coach in the NFL.


The 2019 first-round pick was cut by Washington in December.

It's unclear the exact role Mayhew, a former cornerback who played for Washington and has many years of front-office experience, would take on in Washington.

Coaches and staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Hurney served as the GM with the Carolina Panthers during two separate stints while Ron Rivera was coaching there.

During a segment on “60 Minutes,” CBS reported that the injury that kept Smith out of a first-round playoff loss to Tampa Bay was a bone bruise. The team had characterized it as a calf injury.

Stokes, 47, joined Ron Rivera in Washington after working with the coach in Carolina.

Washington will interview 49ers executive Martin Mayhew for the position on Saturday, and requested interviews with JoJo Wooden of the Chargers and Nick Polk of the Falcons.

Washington only has six playoff appearances since 1999, so perhaps it's no surprise that 2020 earned a spot near the top.

The interview request is the first clear indication that the Washington Football Team intends to hire a general manager.

  • Perspective

Ron Rivera can’t build a future with Alex Smith’s rebuilt right leg, but Smith doesn’t seem to want to quit a game he never thought he would play again.

It's unclear whether Smith, who completed a remarkable comeback from a severe leg injury suffered in 2018, will return to the Washington Football Team, or the NFL, next season.

Washington's all-time sack leader is set to become a free agent and wants to be a starter, which the 32-year-old acknowledged probably won't happen in Washington.

Washington sacked Tom Brady three times and forced a turnover but could've used at least one more big play from its strongest unit.

  • Analysis

Will Coach Ron Rivera hire a general manager? Will Alex Smith be back? Will the team draft its quarterback of the future?

The emergency quarterback said he hopes he proved he could hang around in the league a little longer after Saturday night's inspiring performance in Washington's playoff loss.

Tom Brady's Buccaneers got the best of Washington and Taylor Heinicke in an NFL first-round playoff game, but Heinicke had the performance to remember.

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