Del Rio sorry after calling Capitol insurrection a 'dustup'
Washington Commanders assistant coach Jack Del Rio issued an apology for his word choice after doubling down on a comparison he made on social media between the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and the protests in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd.
AP source: Washington tells Alex Smith he's being released
Washington has informed Alex Smith the team is releasing the veteran quarterback, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision. The team informed Smith he's being released, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision. AdThose warm and fuzzy feelings evaporated not long after Smith led Washington to its first playoff berth in five years. When Allen injured his right ankle, Smith started at Detroit on Nov. 15 and threw for 390 yards in a 30-27 loss. Washington went 11-5 in games Smith started during his time with the team and 5-26 in games he didn't.
Jackson shows MVP form to help Ravens beat Washington 31-17
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Washington Football Team during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Landover, Md. – Lamar Jackson ran for a 50-yard touchdown and threw for two scores in a bounce-back performance by the reigning NFL MVP and the Baltimore Ravens, who took control early against Washington in a 31-17 victory Sunday. The game was tough to watch for Washington coach Ron Rivera, and not just because of the score. Facing a 4th-and-9 at the Washington 43, the Ravens pulled off a fake punt. Washington: host Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, the first of five straight games vs. NFC foes.