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Welcome to Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluated how teams are stacking up through seven weeks. The New York Jets and New York Giants continue to win while the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue … Read more

NFL Week 7 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN It’s Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season, and here are our weekly game takeaways. On Thursday night, the Arizona Cardinals‘ offense came alive at home against the New Orleans Saints. Sunday came with a few surprises: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ offense struggled against a Carolina Panthers … Read more

Colts’ Jim Irsay says there is merit to oust owner Daniel Snyder

NEW YORK — For the first time, an NFL owner publicly has called for serious consideration to remove Washington‘s Dan Snyder from NFL ownership. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay held an explosive interview scrum at the fall meetings Tuesday and called Snyder’s missteps as owner, particularly with workplace misconduct, “gravely concerning.” “I believe there is … Read more

Commanders QB Carson Wentz to have surgery on finger

Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz will undergo surgery on his right ring finger Monday in Los Angeles, a source confirmed to ESPN, but the team still isn’t sure how much time he will have to miss. If Wentz is placed on injured reserve he will have to miss at least four games before he could … Read more

NFL Week 6 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN Welcome to Week 6 of the 2022 NFL season, where no top-10 team is safe. The Green Bay Packers‘ offense was silent in a loss to the New York Jets — one week after losing to the New York Giants. Speaking of the Giants, they handed Lamar Jackson and the … Read more

NFL Week 6 – Best fashion from around the league

2:33 PM ET ESPN staff Week 6 of the NFL season is upon us. The Washington Commanders and Chicago Bears got things started with a mundane, er — low-scoring affair on Thursday. Sunday promises to spice things up. The 4-1 Buffalo Bills take on the 4-1 Kansas City Chiefs in a rematch of January’s divisional … Read more

Washington Commanders survive late Chicago Bears charge in win

11:21 PM ET Courtney Cronin Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered the 49ers, Raiders and Warriors for the San Jose Mercury News. She joined ESPN in 2017. John Keim Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one … Read more

Commanders boss Snyder claims ‘dirt’ on NFL owners

This story was reported and written by ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr., Seth Wickersham and Tisha Thompson. DAN SNYDER DOES this thing when he feels cornered, say those who know him well. He paces in a hotel suite, or on his superyacht, or at River View, his $48 million Virginia estate. Cradling a drink in … Read more

Ron Rivera’s untold stories of the 1985 Chicago Bears

ASHBURN, Va. — Ron Rivera was chatting with former Chicago Bears teammate Walter Payton on the sidelines during a game in 1996. The conversation started about a defensive call; it ended with Rivera traveling a new career path, with Payton clearing the way. Payton was on the Bears’ board of directors, and also doing some … Read more

Commanders Ron Rivera apologizes to Carson Wentz for ‘QB’ remark

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera apologized to quarterback Carson Wentz for comments that he said were misconstrued by some Monday, regarding why there’s a gulf between his rebuilding team and their NFC East rivals. “Carson and I had a nice conversation so I think we’re ready to roll,” Rivera said. He also … Read more