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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Prince George’s County native, Kevin Durant during an exclusive Q&A session with Julie Donaldson during our first-ever, virtual Welcome Home Luncheon taking place TODAY, September 9th at 11:45AM EST.— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) September 9, 2020
Mic'd Up: Ryan Kerrigan having fun entering his 10th NFL season https://t.co/oUpQEWHQLh— NBC Sports Washington Football (@NBCSWASFootball) September 9, 2020
Good news: @WashingtonNFL's @RyanKerrigan91 is looking sharp heading into Week 1 vs Eagles— NBC Sports Washington Football (@NBCSWASFootball) September 10, 2020
Even better news: he apparently knows how to "make 'em feel the thunder"
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Washington is working out veteran free agent kicker Brett Maher, according to the transaction wire. Was with the Cowboys in 2018-19. Signed with the Jets after the '19 season but was cut Aug. 31.— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) September 9, 2020
Asked why Wash worked out another kicker this week. The explanation: have to be prepared. What if Hopkins gets sick on Saturday? Need to have someone ready.— John Keim (@john_keim) September 9, 2020
Eagles sign Richard Rodgers. He’ll be TE3. Knows the offense, plays special teams, spent offseason with the Wk1 opponent...— Zach Berman (@ZBerm) September 8, 2020
It’s Rodgers’ third year with the Eagles.
Baylor-Louisiana Tech is officially postponed. The schools have agreed to monitor dates throughout the season to potentially make up the game. Here's a statement from Louisiana Tech AD Tommy McClelland on the team's outbreak: pic.twitter.com/ObvfUvMcnA— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) September 9, 2020
Between 8/30 and 9/5, the #NFL administered 17,519 COVID-19 tests to 2,641 players. The number of confirmed positive tests? ONE.— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) September 8, 2020
Under the protocols recently updated by NFL and NFLPA, Chiefs and Texans today undergo final PCR testing before Thursday night's opener. Anyone with an inconclusive result still could be cleared through point-of-care testing Thursday if result is available 2 hours before kickoff.— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 9, 2020
“The NFL is not any more immune to the virus than are our colleagues in other sports or the rest of society. This will be hard. But just as the league survived a pandemic challenge at its inception, we believe that we have the right measures in place...” https://t.co/5gb70yKjhg— Rick Maese (@RickMaese) September 9, 2020
First part of a three-part series on @TheAthleticDC today looking at the basics of some coverage schemes Washington could look to use this season. This part focuses on Cover 1 and variations 1 Plug and 1 Lurk/Robber: https://t.co/NbOGScfXtF— Mark Bullock (@MarkBullockNFL) September 9, 2020
Doug Pederson on Ron Rivera starting cancer treatments— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) September 9, 2020
“I know it’s got to be tough on him. I expect to see him Sunday.
I continue to pray for him”
“I sort of look to and study and see how he approaches things.
I have a lot of respect for him. He does it the right way” pic.twitter.com/fn82jQTuv9
Doug Pederson on Play Calling in an empty FedEx Field on Sunday— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) September 9, 2020
“We still have to be smart with our cadences. We don't want to -- we've got to mix things up, obviously, communication. A lot of nonverbal, probably even more so, having more nonverbal communication”@6abc#Eagles pic.twitter.com/sygHrN4GtN
The #Eagles fired their offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach this offseason one day after Doug Pederson said that both would be back. @Jeff_McLane has inside info on how that went down and how the offense will run this year. https://t.co/dBgJBfwGzU— The Philadelphia Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) September 9, 2020
Ronald Darby explained that DJax's speed is tough to figure out because he disguises it so well. Sometimes you'll think he's slowing up to sit down, then he's gone. Well there's no disguising these numbers. He's a massive factor this Sunday https://t.co/W5O3UWOxrr— Pete Hailey (@PeteHaileyNBCS) September 9, 2020
Agent David Mulugheta on Jalen Ramsey's five-year, $105 million contract extension with the Rams that includes $71.2 million guaranteed at signing.... https://t.co/NrPeQCLYkt— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 9, 2020
Back at it in Ashburn. Jack Del Rio filling in again, but Rivera is back in the facility. pic.twitter.com/7xYcnTHpbk— michael phillips (@michaelpRTD) September 9, 2020
Football people.— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) September 9, 2020
Ron Rivera not out on the field for the start of practice, but the WFT coach is in the building per a team spokesman. Rivera is expected out here later. Missed yesterday to begin treatment for squamous cell carcinoma. pic.twitter.com/CObltZBz3G
Official QB1 to unofficial RB1. Then Allen to Gibson. pic.twitter.com/wp0vhiQNwf— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) September 9, 2020
One drop back and throw from Alex Smith. pic.twitter.com/oGKwW5ycym— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) September 9, 2020
Haskins to Gibson. Looks comfy running routes outside, as he should. Adds to what they can do. Having 2 RBs who can do things like this helps. pic.twitter.com/21TQAid9Md— John Keim (@john_keim) September 9, 2020
Washington just in shells today. pic.twitter.com/0vNzcE0DbI— Matthew Paras (@Matthew_Paras) September 9, 2020
Antonio Gibson working on pass pro technique: pic.twitter.com/caKPXOdwuY— John Keim (@john_keim) September 9, 2020
Our letter to former WFT colleagues, including instructions on how to get in touch with Wilkinson Walsh law firm. https://t.co/7uYd1CliZ6 @NFL @espn @OTLonESPN @JunksRadio @kevinsheehanjc @Russellmania621 @ProFootballTalk @PostSports @JReidESPN @JeremySchaap @RealMikeWilbon— Megan Imbert (@meganimbert) September 9, 2020
Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder’s is trying to subpoena a lawyer with ties to the far right, and adult entertainment. And he allegedly sent private investigators to the lawyer’s office. My story: https://t.co/B6X70plLbE— Daniel Kaplan (@KaplanSportsBiz) September 9, 2020
YAASSS!! Washington Football Media Department Introduces Broadcast Slate and Talent Roster Ahead of Season Opener https://t.co/SeJRmhjiYT— Julie Donaldson (@juliedonaldson_) September 9, 2020
In the other news, a bear with a box on his head managed to sneak into one of the Turkish military bases and climb onto the tower.— Status-6 (@Archer83Able) September 7, 2020
The animal is reported to be safe and managed to descend on its own. pic.twitter.com/dKoRTmwWHz