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Look to the front offices

The supposed superiority of the AFC in the 2010 season is based more than anything on the fact that many of the most talented NFC teams have allowed themselves to be run into the ground with terrible decision-making processes.

By Doug Farrar | November 4, 2010; 02:08 AM ET | Comments (0)

Where will Moss end up?

Where will Randy Moss end up?

By Reader Poll | November 2, 2010; 09:19 AM ET | Comments (0)

A destructive force

As good as he has been at times in his career, Randy Moss continues to be the epitome of a locker room cancer -- a tag that may have teams thinking twice about claiming him off waivers.

By Leonard Shapiro | November 2, 2010; 12:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Want Randy? He's yours

Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins could be the perfect landing spot for waived wide receiver Randy Moss.

By Dave Goldberg | November 2, 2010; 12:10 AM ET | Comments (2)

Is this much parity good for the NFL?

Is this much early season parity good for the NFL?

By Reader Poll | October 12, 2010; 12:04 PM ET | Comments (1)

Jumping to conclusions

It's far too early to accurately asses the quality of play and the quality of teams in the NFL this season. Defensive struggles may not appeal to everyone, but it remains a formula for success.

By Dave Goldberg | October 12, 2010; 08:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Timing is everything

One AFC South team is 3-1 because of a prudently timed timeout taken by its coach while another is 2-2 as a result of its coaches timeout blunder.

By Michael Kun | October 5, 2010; 08:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

McNabb = History, Vick = Future

Simply put, number seven's up, number five's barely alive.

By Emil Steiner | October 1, 2010; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Vick 2.0

Give me the new and improved Michael Vick for Sunday's big matchup between the Redskins and Eagles.

By Jason Maloni | September 30, 2010; 12:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

Which QB do you want now?

Which QB would you rather have right now, McNabb or Vick?

By Reader Poll | September 30, 2010; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

A (triumphant?) return

Sunday's Redskins-Eagles game is all about Donovan McNabb returning to face the team he led for the last 11 seasons. And if the boo birds are out to greet him, he'll feel right at home.

By Dave Goldberg | September 30, 2010; 01:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

Must see TV

The storylines, the rivalry and the importance of a critical early season NFC East showdown make Donovan McNabb's return to Philadelphia a must-watch on Sunday.

By Peter Schaffer | September 30, 2010; 01:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

Vick's first big test

The Philadelphia Eagles seem to be the ideal fit for a more mature Michael Vick, but can he keep up this pace?

By Robert Littal | September 30, 2010; 12:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

It only took 3 weeks

Three weeks into the season, football fans - including this one - see a new and improved Michael Vick leading the Philadelphia Eagles. And it seems most prefer that new Vick to the old Donovan McNabb.

By Michael Kun | September 30, 2010; 12:50 AM ET | Comments (2)

Known quantity

Michael Vick may have the hot hand and the better situation at the moment, but give me Donovan McNabb - the proven quarterback who knows what it takes to lead a Super Bowl contender.

By Anthony Stalter | September 30, 2010; 12:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Philly's youth movement

The Eagles have quickly turned the page on the Donovan McNabb era and their strong start with Michael Vick at the helm can be attributed to their emerging young stars.

By Sean McCann | September 30, 2010; 12:37 AM ET | Comments (1)

Overrated is an understatement

The perennially overrated Cowboys will miss the playoffs as the perfect dream season scenario unfolds for the Redskins.

By Dr. Mark Adickes | September 15, 2010; 11:59 PM ET | Comments (2)

Popular for a reason

As a successful franchise, the Cowboys deserve praise, no matter how many times "Cowboy haters" say differently, but that success can come back to bite them.

By Chris Richardson | September 14, 2010; 04:27 PM ET | Comments (3)

Cowboys are overrated again

The Dallas Cowboys could be the single most overrated team in football...maybe the single most overrated team in all of professional sports in America.

By Michael Wilbon | September 14, 2010; 10:45 AM ET | Comments (13)

No matter their record, Cowboys remain relevant

The Dallas Cowboys may be down at the moment, but their trophy case proves they are far from the most overrated team in NFL history.

By Richard Boadu & Claude Clayborne | September 14, 2010; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

NFC East gets interesting

A poor Dallas Cowboys performance Sunday night just makes an always tough NFC East race even more interesting.

By Dawn Knight | September 14, 2010; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (1)

Love 'em or hate 'em, it's all about Big D

Whether you love them or hate them, everyone has something to say about the Dallas Cowboys, giving them nationally televised games and making their players household names no matter how well the team plays from year to year.

By Michael Kun | September 14, 2010; 09:57 AM ET | Comments (3)

Worldwide brand

Despite underachievement on the field in recent years, the Dallas Cowboys have mastered the art of promoting their product off it and remain at the forefront of the national consciousness.

By Peter Schaffer | September 14, 2010; 09:56 AM ET | Comments (7)

Who will win the NFC East?

Which team will win the NFC East this season?

By Reader Poll | September 14, 2010; 09:47 AM ET | Comments (2)

Perception and expectations

When performance doesn't meet perception, fans and the media are responsible for teams like the Dallas Cowboys becoming overrated.

By Anthony Stalter | September 14, 2010; 09:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

NFC East is anyone's ballgame

Too much money spent on receivers at the expense of a serviceable offensive line is just one of the many problems facing the Dallas Cowboys which opens up the division for the Redskins, Giants and Eagles.

By Doug Farrar | September 14, 2010; 02:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romo is Cowboys' achilles heel

As long as Tony Romo is at the helm for the Dallas Cowboys, "America's Team" will continue to fail to live up to lofty preseason expectations.

By Ken Palmer | September 14, 2010; 12:35 AM ET | Comments (8)

Hail Leon Lett

The comedy of errors the Cowboys committed in their season-opening loss to the Redskins should have Wade Phillips readying his resume once again.

By Leonard Shapiro | September 14, 2010; 12:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Still No. 1

One week into the season, the landscape of the NFC East may have changed, but the Dallas Cowboys still belong atop the heap...for now at least.

By Dave Goldberg | September 14, 2010; 12:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

America's team

Branded as "America's Team," the Dallas Cowboys have always been plagued by contradictions and unfulfilled expectations.

By Michael Oriard | September 13, 2010; 11:34 PM ET | Comments (1)

Haynesworth and Shanahan share blame

Both Mike Shanahan and Albert Haynesworth deserve blame for the three-ring circus playing out in Ashburn.

By Chris Richardson | August 24, 2010; 02:12 PM ET | Comments (2)

100 million dollar baby

It's time for Albert Haynesworth to shut up and play for his massive -- and undeserved -- contract.

By Dawn Knight | August 24, 2010; 02:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Danny does it again

By giving a player with a track record of bad behavior a massive contract yet again, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder can only blame himself for the mess in Washington.

By Anthony Stalter | August 24, 2010; 12:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

It's Fat Albert!

Mike Shanahan has laid down the law in D.C. and with or without Albert Haynesworth, the Redskins should at least improve on last year's 4-12 season.

By Jason Maloni | August 24, 2010; 11:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

How many games will Albert play?

How many games will Albert Haynesworth play for the Washington Redskins this season?

By Reader Poll | August 24, 2010; 10:28 AM ET | Comments (0)

Let's be professional

A motivated Albert Haynesworth would be a tremendous asset to the Redskins' defense, but how do you motivate someone who has shown no signs of wanting to compete?

By Dr. Mark Adickes | August 24, 2010; 09:02 AM ET | Comments (1)

Time to cut bait

Of all the situations Mike Shanahan inherited, none was more toxic -- and more permanent -- than what has been created by Albert Haynesworth.

By Doug Farrar | August 24, 2010; 08:34 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hardly a surprise

There appears to be no way out of the Albert Haynesworth mess for the Washington Redskins

By Robert Littal | August 24, 2010; 01:50 AM ET | Comments (1)

My roly poly model

I get paid $100 million to write this column, but I am not writing about Albert Haynesworth or the Redskins.

By Brian Tarcy | August 24, 2010; 01:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

A rocky marriage

At this point, the Washington Redskins have to hope Albert Haynesworth's relationship with defensive coordinator Jim Haslett will get him onto the field sooner rather than later.

By Leonard Shapiro | August 24, 2010; 12:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

No excuses for Albert

There's simply no excuse for Albert Haynesworth's poor character and poor judgment since he signed a $100 million contract with the Washington Redskins.

By Michael Kun | August 24, 2010; 12:30 AM ET | Comments (2)

It's Snyder's mess

There's plenty of blame to throw around, but Daniel Snyder should once again bear the brunt for overpaying a player with questionable work ethic.

By Dave Goldberg | August 24, 2010; 12:10 AM ET | Comments (3)

Sideshow is the show

Brett Favre and Albert Haynesworth have hijacked the start of training camp -- and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

By Michael Wilbon | August 5, 2010; 12:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Who's in your 2011 Super Bowl?

Which two teams will reach Super Bowl XLV in Dallas this winter?

By Reader Poll | July 28, 2010; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Something old and new

The Indianapolis Colts will return to the Super Bowl in 2011 and line up against the up-and-coming Atlanta Falcons in Big D.

By Michael Kun | July 28, 2010; 06:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Where will T.O. end up?

Where will Terrell Owens end up in 2010?

By Reader Poll | July 15, 2010; 09:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

D.C. reunion a possibility

Terrell Owens can campaign all he wants, but it will take a desperate team short on wide receiver talent to agree to sign the 36-year-old malcontent.

By Matt Loede | July 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Not done yet

Even at 36, Terrell Owens can still play in the NFL, and the Washington Redskins are a likely suitors.

By Michael Kun | July 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Which teams will turn it around in 2010?

Which non-playoff team from last season has the best chance to make a deep postseason run in 2010-11?

By Reader Poll | July 13, 2010; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Let's wait and see

The New York Jets and Washington Redskins both made a number of moves to improve their teams this offseason, but what impact those and any other moves will have won't be known until the regular season is fully underway.

By Dave Goldberg | May 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Which team has had the best offseason?

Which NFL franchise has most improved its team during the 2010 offseason?

By Reader Poll | May 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Locker room test

By bringing in an aging veteran tailback and a pair of talented players with a history of off the field troubles, Rex Ryan and the New York Jets are testing the strength of the locker room chemistry that helped them reach the AFC title game last season.

By John Gennaro | April 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Business as usual

Donovan McNabb leaving the Eagles for D.C. could shake up the NFC East, but all in all, it's just business as usual for both NFL franchises.

By Dave Goldberg | April 5, 2010; 09:37 AM ET | Comments (6)

FedEx-glue factory

It remains to be seen if this will go down as the worst move in Eagles' history or the smartest in Daniel Snyder's.

By Emil Steiner | April 4, 2010; 09:32 PM ET | Comments (4)

Will McNabb fit in DC?

What do you think of the Redskins trading for Donovan McNabb?

By Reader Poll | April 4, 2010; 09:25 PM ET | Comments (28)

Realistic expectations

Outside of Philadelphia, Donovan McNabb still has the ability to be productive with a fresh start on a team in need of a steady winner.

By Sean McCann | April 2, 2010; 12:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

NFL has bigger fish to fry

This year's free agency structure is set up perfectly for a team like the Redskins that would rather fill its need through free agency than the draft, but the NFL has bigger issues to worry about at the moment

By Doug Farrar | March 5, 2010; 07:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

New regime could spend wisely

If the new ownership is able to pursue free agents that will fortify the roster rather than just make headlines, the Redskins money could go farther than in years past.

By Leonard Shapiro | March 5, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (4)

Kids in a candy shop

In an uncapped year, the free-spending Redskins could raise the bar to a whole new level on the free agency market.

By Michael Kun | March 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Time for a new gameplan

Thursday's roster slashing could signal that the Redskins are finally ready to approach free agency with the goal of filling needs rather than making the big splash.

By Dave Goldberg | March 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Holes to fill

The Redskins have a number of holes to fill up and down the roster, and Daniel Snyder won't be afraid to break the bank to fill them with big name free agents.

By Sean McCann | March 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Will Redskins do as the Yankees do?

In an uncapped year, will the Redskins splurge on high-priced free agents with the aim of buying a Super Bowl?

By Reader Poll | March 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Hurting at 30

Like so many running backs before him, LaDainian Tomlinson has succumbed to the punishment of accumulated hits over time.

By Dave Goldberg | February 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Shanahan right choice for Redskins?

Is Mike Shanahan the right choice as coach and vice president of football operations for the Washington Redskins?

By Reader Poll | January 6, 2010; 10:44 AM ET | Comments (4)

Not a perfect world

The Rooney Rule is good for the same reason we have the seat belt law: It's habit-forming.

By Roman Oben | December 20, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (1)

Why pick second best?

Diversity isn't celebrated in the NFL. Wins are, and each team should pursue that opportunity to win as it sees fit.

By Josh Zerkle | December 18, 2009; 01:32 PM ET | Comments (7)

Diversity, a progress at work

For diversity initiatives to really succeed in the NFL and NCAA, a system must be in place to make sure underrepresented groups are not disproportionately excluded.

By Derede McAlpin | December 18, 2009; 11:48 AM ET | Comments (6)

Synder cop-out?

Sadly, far too often team owners pick their man, add a token interview of a minority candidate to comply and never deviate from their first choice.

By Leonard Shapiro | December 18, 2009; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (26)

Trickle down equality

There is no doubt, in my mind, that many NFL teams treat the Rooney Rule as a formality but it still has value.

By Adam Hoff | December 18, 2009; 10:49 AM ET | Comments (2)

Heartbreaker poll

From Henry's handballs to Suisham's blown field goal which blown win was the hardest on fans? Vote now.

By Reader Poll | December 6, 2009; 08:14 PM ET | Comments (3)

Still competetitive

There's no doubt in my mind that the AFC West, AFC East, and NFC West are all worse than the NFC East

By Shawn Zobel | November 23, 2009; 05:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Worst? Hardly

While the teams haven't been playing well as of late, the numbers clearly indicate the NFC East is one of the best.

By Dan Levy | November 23, 2009; 02:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

Eastern parity, western futility

The NFC East, but looking broader, this division isn't so much bad as it is very evenly matched.

By Rob Rang | November 23, 2009; 12:55 PM ET | Comments (2)

Eastern let down

Unrealistic expectations have doomed one of the best divisions in the NFL to disappointment, almost regardless of the outcome of the season.

By Sean McCann | November 23, 2009; 12:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

NFC West worse

The worst division in football this year is the same one it's been for several years. The NFC West.

By Jason Brewer | November 23, 2009; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (1)

Are you kidding?

The NFC East (one of the strongest divisions in the entire league) has no business being in this discussion.

By Sean Moroney | November 23, 2009; 11:36 AM ET | Comments (0)

How far has the NFC East tumbled?

The perennial beast now finds itself mired in mediocrity, but is it really the worst division in the NFL? Vote here...

By Reader Poll | November 23, 2009; 06:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Not even close

My first reaction when this question was posed to me was "Are you kidding?'' It's also my second, third and fourth reaction.

By Dave Goldberg | November 23, 2009; 06:40 AM ET | Comments (1)

Middling, not worst

The NFC East has hardly been the beast prognosticators thought it might be. But, no way is it the worst division in football.

By Edward Valentine | November 23, 2009; 06:27 AM ET | Comments (1)

Keep Dallas in Dallas

I don't have a problem with Cowboys fans from Texas, it's the locals -- the ones who want nothing more than to spoil the home team's party.

By Dave Goldberg | November 20, 2009; 06:57 AM ET | Comments (6)

UnAmerica's Team

Why do Redskins fans hate the Cowboys? Let us count the ways.

By Leonard Shapiro | November 20, 2009; 06:43 AM ET | Comments (18)

Cinderella cats

Fans and the NFL should be encouraged that the Bengals and Larry Johnson are proving that parity is alive and well.

By Josh Kirkendall | November 17, 2009; 03:09 PM ET | Comments (1)

LJ's revenge

Don't be surprised if Johnson makes a late run at the Pro Bowl just to spite his previous employers and fans.

By Chris Richardson | November 11, 2009; 12:08 PM ET | Comments (1)

Riggo being Riggo

When John Riggins was outspoken and even embarrassing folks would give him a pass. That legacy is not only intact, it's growing.

By Charles Mann | November 6, 2009; 11:06 AM ET | Comments (21)

Riggo doesn't know

John Riggins was a great Washington Redskin. Now he's an entertainer, a great listener but not an insider.

By Les Carpenter | November 6, 2009; 12:58 AM ET | Comments (22)

Riggins has earned the right

The question if Riggins crossed the line is pretty much moot, because he left that checkpoint in his rear view mirror years ago.

By Gene Wang | November 6, 2009; 12:57 AM ET | Comments (28)

Riggo overstepped

Except in the eyes of the most rabid Redskins fans, John Riggins' rant will hurt his legacy.

By Mike Wise | November 6, 2009; 12:48 AM ET | Comments (93)

Riggo is right

I don't have to listen to John Riggins to dislike Daniel Snyder.

By Dave Goldberg | November 6, 2009; 12:44 AM ET | Comments (19)

Who cares what Riggo thinks?

When was the last time John Riggins said something meaningful or insightful about anything? "Loosen up, Sandy, baby" doesn't count.

By Michael Kun | November 6, 2009; 12:40 AM ET | Comments (25)

Legacy untouchable

He's John Riggins. The Diesel. Big John. Riggo. That will never change. Never.

By Leonard Shapiro | November 6, 2009; 12:32 AM ET | Comments (10)

Will Riggins' stock go up or down?

How will John Riggins' characterization of Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder as being a "bad guy" with a "dark heart" affect his legacy? Vote now...

By Reader Poll | November 6, 2009; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (7)

Snyder Makeover

It's time for Vinny and Danny to go on a Charm Offensive.

By Leonard Shapiro | October 30, 2009; 08:16 PM ET | Comments (4)

About Fear, Not Free Speech

A strong leader would invite criticism, not try to quash it, because a strong leader can withstand criticism.

By Michael Kun | October 30, 2009; 11:32 AM ET | Comments (2)

Snyder Knows Best

Snyder purchased the Redskins for a cool $800 million. For that reason alone, he can ban what he wants to ban at FedEx.

By Jason Maloni | October 30, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (11)

His House, His Rules

Dan Snyder doesn't want to see your complaints, so either boycott FedEx or shut the hell up!

By Chris Richardson | October 30, 2009; 10:11 AM ET | Comments (9)

Censorship at FedEx

Redskins' management, like the product on the field, has gone from bad to worse.

By Michael Wilbon | October 30, 2009; 08:45 AM ET | Comments (6)

Snyder Has Gone Too Far

Daniel Snyder has become the George Steinbrenner of the NFL

By Doug Farrar | October 30, 2009; 08:38 AM ET | Comments (4)

Violation of Fandom

Banning signs, rips the owner-fan covenant into a million little shreds, then stomps on it with muddy boots, and then feeds it to some ravenous donkey.

By Dan Steinberg | October 30, 2009; 08:35 AM ET | Comments (6)

Snyder Is Wrong

Snyder is in the wrong here. If he doesn't want fans trashing on the team, then he needs to put a better product on the field.

By Anthony Stalter | October 30, 2009; 08:28 AM ET | Comments (8)

Trade Zorn for Phillips?

Here's a radical solution for the problems in Washington, Dallas and Tennessee: don't fire these head coaches, trade them.

By Sean McCann | October 21, 2009; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (4)

Keep Zorn for Now

The best thing Dan Snyder could possibly do would be to let the 2009 season play out with Zorn still the head coach.

By Leonard Shapiro | October 21, 2009; 12:20 PM ET | Comments (5)

Off With His Head!

Sometimes the gods demand a public execution, whether the official comes from a sports team, Fortune 500 corporation or government.

By Jason Maloni | October 21, 2009; 10:40 AM ET | Comments (1)

Dump Jim Zorn

If I were Dan Synder, I would have put Zorn out of his misery three days ago.

By Sean Moroney | October 21, 2009; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (14)

Why Wait, Dan?

If Dan Snyder has an idea of who he wants to coach the team next year, why not bring that person in now?

By David Aldridge | October 21, 2009; 09:55 AM ET | Comments (10)

It Just Don't Work

For the other three majors, changing coaches midseason is like sending back a meal. In the NFL it's like impeaching the President.

By Emil Steiner | October 21, 2009; 09:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

Interim in Vogue

Firing a coach in midseason isn't giving up the future.

By Dave Goldberg | October 21, 2009; 09:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Dump Zorn, Keep Fisher

Zorn is getting things taken off his plate -- soon he won't have a plate at all.

By Matt Loede | October 21, 2009; 09:39 AM ET | Comments (2)

Interim Can Work

Bring in a temporary coach -- worst case you have to replace him in February

By David Hill | October 21, 2009; 09:29 AM ET | Comments (1)

Leave the Media Out

Exposing internal politics and voicing frustration about your team to the media is counterproductive for team unity.

By Roman Oben | October 16, 2009; 08:37 PM ET | Comments (2)

Keep It Private

I think players should vent their feelings only within their own locker room - that's the only place where something positive might result.

By Dick Vermeil | October 16, 2009; 10:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

Twitter Changes Chatter

Winning is still everything, but the speed at which players can now complain makes it harder to appear tight-lipped.

By Dave Goldberg | October 16, 2009; 08:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Learn From Rodgers

In a time of childish blamescaping, kudos to Aaron Rodgers for reminding us that football is the ultimate team sport.

By Doug Farrar | October 16, 2009; 07:49 AM ET | Comments (0)

Keep It Positive

A player in a team sport has every right to voice his opinion, but only if those opinions are presented in a constructive manner.

By Peter Schaffer | October 16, 2009; 07:42 AM ET | Comments (0)

Should Players Keep Their Mouths Shut?

Have NFL players become too outspoken when it comes to critiquing their teams?

By Reader Poll | October 16, 2009; 07:31 AM ET | Comments (1)

Blame Snyder

Snyder has made it possible for the Eagles and Giants to dominate the NFC East.

By Dave Goldberg | October 12, 2009; 02:19 PM ET | Comments (19)

No Hope in DC

No coach alone can fix the Redskins' mess, so what good would it do for Snyder to fire Zorn?

By Mike Wise | October 12, 2009; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (0)

What's the Worst Front Office?

Which is the most dysfunctional NFL franchise? Vote here.

By Reader Poll | October 12, 2009; 10:38 AM ET | Comments (6)

Daniel Snyder 2.0?

Limbaugh, obviously, speaks his mind, or at least does a great job pretending to. How does that translate to NFL ownership?

By Ryan Van Bibber | October 7, 2009; 04:14 AM ET | Comments (4)

What, Me Worry?

Is it wise to worry about your season after only two games? Perhaps not, but here are a few teams that need to turn things around

By Doug Farrar | September 21, 2009; 10:45 AM ET | Comments (3)

It's All About the Benjamins

Billion dollar stadiums. One-hundred million dollar contracts. Million dollar endorsement deals. You see a pattern here?

By Gene Wang | September 5, 2009; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Snyder's Reign of Error

Congratulations Daniel Snyder, you are now the worst owner in the NFL.

By Leonard Shapiro | September 4, 2009; 03:50 PM ET | Comments (25)

Consensual Victims

Redskins fans feel like Charlie Brown and Daniel Snyder is Lucy, with the football.

By David Aldridge | September 4, 2009; 09:08 AM ET | Comments (15)

Vick's Short Leash

At least 30 GMs will want him. The question is, how many are bold enough or charismatic enough to sell having him?

By Michael Wilbon | July 27, 2009; 09:54 PM ET | Comments (14)

Who Wants Michael Vick?

League Readers vote on which NFL team will sign Michael Vick

By Reader Poll | July 27, 2009; 04:35 PM ET | Comments (2)

Don't Mess With Big Blue

Forget all this Eagles hype, the New York Giants have the best roster in the NFC.

By Edward Valentine | July 27, 2009; 08:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Former Coach Remembers

From the first day he came in, you could definitely tell he was a very talented young man.

By Sherman Smith | July 4, 2009; 10:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

Campbell Missing McNair

Jason Campbell: "I'm just devastated. Just in shock right now. "

By Cindy Boren | July 4, 2009; 08:31 PM ET | Comments (0)

Nelly Knows Best

When I am faced with life's most difficult questions I turn to respected thought leaders who really put things in perspective.

By Jason Maloni | July 3, 2009; 11:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Win, Earn or Both?

It's important to appreciate that not all owners are obsessed with winning; some are more concerned with making money year over year.

By David Carter | July 3, 2009; 11:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Winning Starts at Home

Team cohesiveness, solid quarterback play and a stingy defense in December and January aren't based on who owners sign in March.

By Roman Oben | July 3, 2009; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Can't Buy a Championship

In the NFL, it's not the payroll size, but how you use it.

By Dave Halprin | July 3, 2009; 08:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

More Money Wins

Money can be spent well and spent poorly, but ultimately more money is always better.

By John Morgan | July 3, 2009; 08:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

Offseason Champions

Free spending can't be considered a strategy for winning; instead it must be looked at as a supplement in a larger plan.

By Paul Tenorio | July 3, 2009; 07:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

A Losing Formula

Years of capricious and irresponsible spending are taking their toll, and based on last season's debacle, it doesn't look as if Dallas will extricate itself anytime soon.

By Gene Wang | July 3, 2009; 07:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Heed the Tailgation!

For the die hard fan - the lifeblood of any pro football organization - it's about community.

By Jason Maloni | June 24, 2009; 12:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Tailgating Hurts Owners Bottom Line, That's the Bottom Line.

Sports owners want us to drive to the stadium, spend a ridiculous amount of money on parking and get out of our cars and right into the building.

By Dan Levy | June 24, 2009; 09:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

For Better or Worse

I don't know if this new system will make it all that better, but it sure won't make it worse, because only a massive layer of three-foot deep flaming Super Glue would make things worse.

By Dan Steinberg | June 24, 2009; 07:33 AM ET | Comments (1)

No Big Deal

Having been a part of many tailgates at many stadiums, I certainly would trade a little longer walk to my seat for being able to get out of the parking lot quicker.

By Gene Wang | June 24, 2009; 07:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

TailgatingGate

The reality is that tailgating restrictions imposed by the Redskins and other NFL teams are much ado about nothing.

By Peter Schaffer | June 24, 2009; 06:49 AM ET | Comments (0)

Fix the Rules

Instead of becoming more punitive, the league would do better to amend its rules to allow teams to pursue players about to become free agents as soon as the offseason begins.

By Gene Wang | May 26, 2009; 01:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

Crime, Penalties Stupid

I guess the reason why tampering is such a problem is because it starts a slippery slope. If it's ok the day before, then what stops it from being ok a week before, or a month before, or during the third Sunday of October. I don't get it.

By Dan Steinberg | May 26, 2009; 12:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

Tampering Impossible to Stop

Theoretically, the NFL should stop teams from tampering with players under contract with other clubs. In reality, however, without full disclosure of the conversations held, the league is going to have a difficult time proving when tampering actually occurs.

By Rob Rang | May 26, 2009; 11:26 AM ET | Comments (0)

Follow the NBA Role

For once, the NFL actually could learn something from another American professional sports league. And only the NBA has taken appropriately harsh measures to eliminate tampering from free agency.

By Cameron Smith | May 26, 2009; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Time to Change the Rules

f you have a seven-day window that gives every team an equal shot at the best and most desirable free agents, and a team tries to sneak in a day early, that team should get the same kind of fine/draft loss the Patriots received for the Spygate scandal.

By Doug Farrar | May 26, 2009; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Holmgren Creates Greatness

If the most important position in the NFL is quarterback, the most coveted retired coach should be Mike Holmgren.

By Jeff Nelson | May 13, 2009; 09:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Shanahan in Demand

With Jerry Jones and Daniel Snyder hot on his trail, Mike Shanahan will get the highest bid.

By Les Carpenter | May 13, 2009; 08:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Stress Can Be Good

Players and coaches should be more honest about the high level of stress in the game.

By Dr. Matthew Prowler | May 8, 2009; 04:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pity Jason Campbell

Campbell could well have the futures of as many as 10 men, along with their wives and children, riding on every pass.

By Les Carpenter | May 7, 2009; 12:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

No More Excuses, Romo

Tony Romo better take Dallas deep into the playoffs or risk getting stamped the A-Rod of football.

By Gene Wang | May 7, 2009; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Avoid Mark Sanchez, Redskins

Another young hotshot quarterback is not the answer, but the Redskins just do stupid stuff.

By Kornheiser & Wilbon | April 23, 2009; 07:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mariucci and Mayock Pick Sanchez Over Stafford

If you put Sanchez in the right system, one that emphasized creativity and route diversity and pocket movement, he'll do everything required to be a great player in this league.

By Doug Farrar | April 22, 2009; 09:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Deacon Sacks Up

The toughest, meanest and greatest defensive draft pick remains David "Deacon" Jones.

By Emil Steiner | April 10, 2009; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (1)

Why Not, Redskins?

If somehow he can escape this with less than a year, wouldn't you take a look?

By David Aldridge | April 6, 2009; 08:28 AM ET | Comments (5)

Expensive, but Quality Costs

The deal is a risky one. But it also was an aggressive move that could pay off in glory.

By Rob Rang | April 3, 2009; 07:20 AM ET | Comments (2)

Bearing Holiday Gifts

Chicago benefits from Denver's dysfunctional combination of ego, immaturity and miscommunication.

By Zach Leibowitz | April 2, 2009; 10:09 PM ET | Comments (0)

Move Hurts Vikings

This trade officially gives the Bears their first true franchise quarterback in the last two or three decades.

By Shawn Zobel | April 2, 2009; 08:07 PM ET | Comments (1)

Helps More Than Hurts

This is one of those trades that will take five years to know who got the better end of the deal.

By Dan Levy | April 2, 2009; 07:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

Cutler Not a Good Fit

Based on the personnel he'll have around him in Chicago Cutler would have done better staying put.

By Gene Wang | April 2, 2009; 07:49 PM ET | Comments (2)

Redskins, Like Every Team, Should Consider Cutler

If Zorn is on board with the decision to pursue Cutler then he either feels that Cutler is special, Campbell is not, or both.

By Rob Rang | April 2, 2009; 01:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Better Catch Cutler

If the Redskins weren't all-in on the Cutler chase before, they need to be that way now.

By Mark Maske | April 2, 2009; 12:56 PM ET | Comments (5)

A Different Path

At this point Cutler is a better quarterback than Jason Campbell, but this isn't about superstar talent.

By Les Carpenter | April 2, 2009; 12:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Snyder Likes Roller Coasters

It seems like a splashy move for Washington to make. But is it prudent? Well, Snyder has an affinity for roller coaster rides.

By Dan Levy | April 2, 2009; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (1)

Getting Cutler

Several teams will be looking to pick up the Broncos quarterback, chief among them, the Redskins and New York Jets

By Kornheiser & Wilbon | April 2, 2009; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

Avoid the Temptation!

Giving up several top draft picks for a player statistically similar to the one you already have doesn't make a lot of sense.

By Doug Farrar | April 2, 2009; 10:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Big Names, Not Game

There is a reason TO found a job in two days when 30 other wide receivers are available. He's productive. They aren't.

By Dan Levy | March 10, 2009; 09:20 AM ET | Comments (1)

Harrison's Done

Jason Taylor is an intriguing player still on the market

By Shawn Zobel | March 10, 2009; 08:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Redskins Think They Have It

The Baltimore Ravens may be one free agent away from the Super Bowl, but that one free agent -- Bart Scott -- has signed with the Jets.

By Doug Farrar | February 28, 2009; 12:38 AM ET | Comments (1)

Free For A Reason

As unfortunate as it sounds, the guy out there who might be the most valuable player on the market, after he gets cut of course, is Michael Vick.

By Dan Levy | February 27, 2009; 11:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

February 27th Winner: DaleinAtlanta

Snyder is following Jerry Jones's "team" concept and obtaining the same results.

By TOP COMMENTER | February 27, 2009; 08:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Price is Right?

Haynesworth is a 28-year-old beast that consumes opposing lines and single-handedly changes the dynamics on the field.

By Jim McCormick | February 26, 2009; 03:49 PM ET | Comments (1)

Albert Haynesworth May or May Not Be Worth It

But $100 million is a lot in this economy and under the salary cap.

By Kornheiser & Wilbon | February 26, 2009; 02:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

January 26th Winner: cgaginis

Nobody's worth that, but Snyder and Vinny might actually pay. If they do, the headline will read "Redskins sign Haynesworth for $102 Million - Snyder's Ego Satiated."

By TOP COMMENTER | February 26, 2009; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (1)

'Skins Shouldn't

Locking up so much money in one player seems crazy to me, even by Redskins standards.

By Jason La Canfora | February 25, 2009; 12:32 PM ET | Comments (22)

Stomping Expectations

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is only worth $100 million when he's auditioning for $100 million

By Emil Steiner | February 25, 2009; 11:18 AM ET | Comments (0)

Best to Be the Dog

That's how we beat the Bills in Super Bowl XXVI

By Charles Mann | January 22, 2009; 11:48 AM ET | Comments (1)

Snyder Has Failed

Snyder's unwillingness to bring in a true general manager and step aside is at the heart of everything that's rotten.

By David Aldridge | December 15, 2008; 10:18 AM ET | Comments (5)

God, Country, Football

For all the talk about the lack of proper vetting of America's favorite new Eskimo Pie, did anybody think to, I dunno, vet the national football schedule.

By Zach Leibowitz | September 4, 2008; 08:41 AM ET | Comments (1)

RNC or NFL? Fuhgeddaboudit!

I'm now thinking of the comparisons. Is Tom Coughlin the John McCain of the NFL?

By Doug Farrar | September 4, 2008; 08:32 AM ET | Comments (1)

The Problem Isn't Just the NFL's

No one can decide who's going to win the Super Bowl and we're going to solve the issue of gun violence in the NFL?

By Cindy Boren | September 3, 2008; 08:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's Doing Enough

Coaches like to say they can't watch their players 24 hours a day, and they're right.

By Mark Maske | September 3, 2008; 08:30 AM ET | Comments (1)

 
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