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  • • Browns once again in pursuit of Washington's Trent Williams
    The Browns are once again in on a Trent Williams pursuit, but they were persistent in their efforts to acquire the Pro Bowl tackle last year. Previous GM John Dorsey called the Redskins every week about their disgruntled left tackle, according to Albert Breer of SI.com. However, the then-Bruce Allen-led front office gave Dorsey a flat no each time, per Breer. Even Baker Mayfield, like Williams an ...2020
  • • Report: Left tackle Trent Williams asked Washington for 'quarterback money'
    The Washington Redskins have given seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams permission to seek a trade, but maybe that’s what he wanted all along. Albert Breer of The MMQB delved into this a bit in his Monday Afternoon Quarterback column. Per Breer: “Things took a wrong turn between Trent Williams and Washington initially because Williams was asking for quarterback money. It’s a bold move, o...2020
  • • Jets pursuing Redskins LT Trent Williams
    Both the Browns and Jets are now in pursuit of Trent Williams. A day after Cleveland’s interest surfaced, The Athletic’s Connor Hughes reports (via Twitter) New York is in the mix for Washington’s left tackle. The Jets have needs across their offensive line and are expected to address them in free agency and the draft. With the Redskins allowing Williams to seek a trade, another avenue is now open...2020
  • • Trent Williams “just happy” situation is nearing an end
    Left tackle Trent Williams wanted a trade out of Washington in 2019, but former team president Bruce Allen opted not to go that route despite Williams not playing any games for the team. Allen is gone, but Williams is still looking for a trade and Washington has responded differently this time around. Williams got permission [more]...2020
  • • Wasington gives Pro Bowl OT Trent Williams permission to seek trade
    A Trent Williams resolution could finally be in the works. Washington has given the perennial Pro Bowl left tackle permission to seek a trade, Dianna Russini of ESPN.com reports (on Twitter). The team approved the request Thursday. Williams has not played since the 2018 season, sitting out in 2019 due to a conflict with Washington management. Although Ron Rivera’s hiring prompted a thaw in William...2020
  • • Why Washington can't get cute, must draft Chase Young in 2020 NFL Draft
    There are a few things that every single NFL coach, front office and fan base dreams of. Winning a Super Bowl and landing a generational talent. Washington has dreamed of a Super Bowl for three decades, but its hopes have yet to become a reality. However, Washington has a chance at something else: an opportunity to select a generational talent with the second overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Th...2020
  • • Ron Rivera on Trent Williams' return: Nothing has been resolved
    The Washington Redskins are hoping that the arrival of Ron Rivera will lead to the return of seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams. Speaking briefly after attending an NFL competition committee meeting Sunday, Rivera was asked about the situation. His response was shared by Mark Maske of the Washington Post. Unfortunately, that doesn’t exactly inspire confidence that Williams will return ...2020
  • • Report: Washington thinks Trent Williams will return to team in 2020
    Trent Williams vowed to never play for Washington again, but it sure sounds like a real possibility he’ll be part of the team in 2020. According to Les Carpenter and Mark Maske of the Washington Post, the powers that be in the organization are convinced there is a “strong chance” Williams will rejoin the team for the 2020 season. One source said the “tea leaves” point toward a Williams return, and...2020
  • • Quinton Dunbar reportedly 'remains resolute' in demand to be cut or traded
    Quinton Dunbar and the Redskins are still at odds. Sources close to the cornerback tell ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson (on Twitter) that his camp has asked to “discuss a reasonable contract restructure,” but the team has refused to engage in talks. With that, Dunbar “remains resolute” in his demand to be cut or traded. Of course, what constitutes a “reasonable” proposal comes down to a matter of persp...2020
  • • Trent Williams has 'positive conversation' with Ron Rivera about returning to Washington
    It’s not a sure thing that Trent Williams will return to the Redskins in 2020, but this is certainly a step in the right direction. The left tackle touched base with new head coach Ron Rivera and the two had a “positive” conversation, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.  There are still hurdles to clear and hard feelings to be soothed, but there’s hope for a future together now that Bruce Allen i...2020

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  • • Trent Williams has 'positive conversation' with Ron Rivera about returning to Washington
    It’s not a sure thing that Trent Williams will return to the Redskins in 2020, but this is certainly a step in the right direction. The left tackle touched base with new head coach Ron Rivera and the two had a “positive” conversation, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.  There are still hurdles to clear and hard feelings to be soothed, but there’s hope for a future together now that Bruce Allen i...2020
  • The latest on Todd Gurley’s quad injury; could London get a permanent NFL team? | ASK GLAZER
    • The latest on Todd Gurley’s quad injury; could London get a permanent NFL team? | ASK GLAZER
    Jay Glazer answers your questions about the nature of Todd Gurley's quad injury, whether the Washington Redskins could consider parting ways with Bruce Allen, and the chances of London being home to a permanent NFL team sometime in the near future....2019
  • • Bruce Allen: Redskins don't need to add a QB in the draft
    The Washington Redskins continue to find themselves the subject of criticism. It started last offseason with the trade for Alex Smith and Kirk Cousins’ decision to depart D.C. in free agency. Once Smith went down to a season-ending (and career-threatening) injury last November, Washington decided to roll with the likes of Josh Johnson and Mark Sanchez under center. Seemingly in the market for a qu...2019
  • • Redskins were reportedly interested in Joe Flacco before Broncos trade
    The Washington Redskins are searching for a starting quarterback this offseason in the wake of Alex Smith’s devastating leg injury, and they reportedly tried to acquire one last week. According to Darren McKee of 104.3 The Fan in Denver, the Broncos were forced to move quickly to acquire Joe Flacco from the Baltimore Ravens because there was another team expressing interest.  That team was the Red...2019
  • • Redskins expect Alex Smith to miss the entire 2019 season
    The Redskins are expecting Alex Smith to miss the entire 2019 season with his leg injury, sources told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Washington’s team president Bruce Allen recently gave an update on Smith’s status to the media, and he didn’t sound overly positive, so this isn’t shocking news. Allen said the team is going to explore all options with respect to potential new quarterbacks, and also a...2019
  • • Washington GM: 'We'll see' if Alex Smith can be ready for 2019-20 season
    Alex Smith is still recovering from the devastating leg injury he suffered midway through the 2018 season, and Redskins general manager Bruce Allen recently provided an update, per Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. Allen didn’t sound overly confident in Smith’s prospects of being ready for 2019, saying “If anyone can come back, it’s Alex,” but finishing with a “we’ll see.” He also left the door...2019
  • • Bruce Allen does not expect Reuben Foster suspension
    Bruce Allen and the Redskins took plenty of heat earlier this season when they were the only team to submit a claim for Reuben Foster, who was soon placed on the commissioner’s exempt list. But months after the linebacker’s latest arrest, his playing future looks more promising than it did when the 49ers waived him. Foster saw another domestic violence charge dropped, and Allen now expects his con...2019
  • • Report: Coach Jay Gruden expected to remain with Redskins
    Several weeks ago, we learned that Redskins assistant coaches were beginning to worry about their futures, as they were uncertain as to head coach Jay Gruden‘s status with the club. But it appears Gruden will get one more shot. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com writes that Gruden looks to be on “safe footing,” especially given his team was performing well in 2018 before being decimated by injuries for the s...2018
  • • Washington president issues statement on story about mistreatment of cheerleaders
    The New York Times published a bombshell story earlier in the week that details some instances of sexual harassment Washington Redskins cheerleaders were subject to in recent years, and the team insists the claims are being taken seriously.On Thursday, Redskins president Bruce Allen said the organization is fully looking into the matter and that there will be “significant repercussions” for any em...2018
  • • Paper somehow mixes up Kirk Cousins and DeMarcus Cousins
    Kirk Cousins had a little fun with a newspaper article that confused him with Pelicans star DeMarcus Cousins.During last night’s game between the Thunder and Pelicans, DeMarcus Cousins was ejected in the third quarter for swinging an elbow that made contact with the head of Russell Westbrook. Westbrook remained in the game and recorded a triple double with 22 points, 16 rebounds, and 12 assists.In...2017

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Bruce Allen trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Browns once again in pursuit of Washington's Trent Williams
    The Browns are once again in on a Trent Williams pursuit, but they were persistent in their efforts to acquire the Pro Bowl tackle last year. Previous GM John Dorsey called the Redskins every week about their disgruntled left tackle, according to Albert Breer of SI.com. However, the then-Bruce Allen-led front office gave Dorsey a flat no each time, per Breer. Even Baker Mayfield, like Williams an ...2020
  • • Report: Left tackle Trent Williams asked Washington for 'quarterback money'
    The Washington Redskins have given seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams permission to seek a trade, but maybe that’s what he wanted all along. Albert Breer of The MMQB delved into this a bit in his Monday Afternoon Quarterback column. Per Breer: “Things took a wrong turn between Trent Williams and Washington initially because Williams was asking for quarterback money. It’s a bold move, o...2020
  • • Jets pursuing Redskins LT Trent Williams
    Both the Browns and Jets are now in pursuit of Trent Williams. A day after Cleveland’s interest surfaced, The Athletic’s Connor Hughes reports (via Twitter) New York is in the mix for Washington’s left tackle. The Jets have needs across their offensive line and are expected to address them in free agency and the draft. With the Redskins allowing Williams to seek a trade, another avenue is now open...2020
  • • Trent Williams “just happy” situation is nearing an end
    Left tackle Trent Williams wanted a trade out of Washington in 2019, but former team president Bruce Allen opted not to go that route despite Williams not playing any games for the team. Allen is gone, but Williams is still looking for a trade and Washington has responded differently this time around. Williams got permission [more]...2020
  • • Wasington gives Pro Bowl OT Trent Williams permission to seek trade
    A Trent Williams resolution could finally be in the works. Washington has given the perennial Pro Bowl left tackle permission to seek a trade, Dianna Russini of ESPN.com reports (on Twitter). The team approved the request Thursday. Williams has not played since the 2018 season, sitting out in 2019 due to a conflict with Washington management. Although Ron Rivera’s hiring prompted a thaw in William...2020
  • • Why Washington can't get cute, must draft Chase Young in 2020 NFL Draft
    There are a few things that every single NFL coach, front office and fan base dreams of. Winning a Super Bowl and landing a generational talent. Washington has dreamed of a Super Bowl for three decades, but its hopes have yet to become a reality. However, Washington has a chance at something else: an opportunity to select a generational talent with the second overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Th...2020
  • • Quinton Dunbar reportedly 'remains resolute' in demand to be cut or traded
    Quinton Dunbar and the Redskins are still at odds. Sources close to the cornerback tell ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson (on Twitter) that his camp has asked to “discuss a reasonable contract restructure,” but the team has refused to engage in talks. With that, Dunbar “remains resolute” in his demand to be cut or traded. Of course, what constitutes a “reasonable” proposal comes down to a matter of persp...2020
  • • Trent Williams has 'positive conversation' with Ron Rivera about returning to Washington
    It’s not a sure thing that Trent Williams will return to the Redskins in 2020, but this is certainly a step in the right direction. The left tackle touched base with new head coach Ron Rivera and the two had a “positive” conversation, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.  There are still hurdles to clear and hard feelings to be soothed, but there’s hope for a future together now that Bruce Allen i...2020
  • • Redskins Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams open to returning?
    Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams sat out the entire 2019 season with the Washington Redskins after demanding a trade. Williams’ primary issue was the was how Washington’s previous brass, led by the recently fired Bruce Allen, handled a medical problem. He vowed to never suit up in D.C. again. That could have very well changed with new head coach Ron Rivera running the ship in the nat...2020
  • • Quinton Dunbar asks Washington to trade or release him
    Quinton Dunbar turned in a strong 2019 season, but his standing with Washington's current regime might not be as firm as it was with the previous power structure. The veteran cornerback has requested to be traded or released, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. Dunbar had engaged in extension talks with the Bruce Allen-led regime but has not had contact with Washington's brass since Ron Rivera‘s hire, ...2020

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    2017
  • • Scot McCloughan Q&A: The Philosophy and Tools of a Successful NFL GM
    2016
  • • Who Will Win Washington Redskins' Outside Linebacker Battle?
    2015
  • • How Washington Redskins Can Win 2015 NFL Free Agency
    2015
  • • Regardless of Joe Barry's Qualifications, Redskins Hiring Process May Be Flawed
    2015
  • • Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Weekend of Upsets and Classics
    2015
  • • 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Projections for Each 1st-Round Selection
    2014
  • • Forget Quarterback, Washington Redskins Must Overhaul Defense This Offseason
    2014
  • • RG3's Comeback May Seal Jay Gruden's Fate with the Washington Redskins
    2014
  • • With RGIII on the Outs, It's Time to Clean House and Rebuild in Washington
    2014

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  • • Redskins fire President Bruce Allen, eye Ron Rivera to coach
    Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen has been fired after a tumultuous and loss-filled decade with the NFL team once coached by his father...2019
  • • Washington Redskins fire team president Bruce Allen
    Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen was fired Monday after a tumultuous and loss-filled decade with the NFL team once coached by his father...2019
  • • Bruce Allen does not expect Reuben Foster suspension
    2019
  • • Washington execs were split on signing Reuben Foster
    Redskins decision-makers were split over whether to claim Reuben Foster off waivers from the 49ers this week, according to Les Carpenter and Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post. The biggest proponent of the move was team president Bruce Allen, who “masterminded” the idea. Foster was arrested at the Niners’ team hotel on Saturday night, marking the second time this year that he has been accused ...2018
  • • Washington reportedly made ‘identical’ offers to Kirk Cousins two months apart
    It was no surprise that Kirk Cousins did not agree to a long-term contract with Washington before the deadline for franchise tagged players back in July, but questions remain about how hard the team actually tried to get a deal done.According to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Cousins was not pleased with how Washington president Bruce Allen handled contract negotiations. A big reason for...2017
  • • Redskins GM still not with team as free agency begins
    Washington general manager Scot McCloughan has an arrangement with the team where he is in charge of all roster decisions, so you can understand why it is more than a bit concerning that he was still nowhere to be found as the free agency period began on Tuesday.A source with knowledge of the bizarre situation surrounding McCloughan told Liz Clarke and Mike Jones of the Washington Post that McClou...2017
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    2016
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    2016
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    2016
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    2015

Top Bruce Allen news

  • • Sources: Redskins to hire Rivera; fire Allen
    The Redskins plan to hire Ron Rivera as coach, sources told ESPN -- on the same day they fired president Bruce Allen....2019
  • • Kirk Cousins Goes on 2nd 'You Like That!' Tirade After Winning Division
    2015
  • • Sources: Redskins to hire Rivera; fire prez Allen
    The Redskins plan to hire Ron Rivera as coach, sources told ESPN -- on the same day they fired president Bruce Allen....2019
  • • Bruce Allen Comments on Robert Griffin III's Future with Redskins
    2016
  • • Robert Griffin III Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Redskins Star
    2014
  • • Divorce Is the Only Option Left for Robert Griffin III and Washington
    2015
  • • Redskins fire longtime general manager Bruce Allen, reportedly expected to hire Ron Rivera
    It's a new day in Washington...2019
  • • Robert Griffin III Reportedly 'Alienated Self' from Team, Redskins Refute Report
    2014
  • • Redskins' president on RGIII: 'We wish him well'
    Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen openly admitted Robert Griffin III wouldn't be back next season and said he believes the quarterback will land on his feet with another NFL team....2016
  • • Robert Griffin III: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Redskins QB
    2016

Bruce Allen fantasy rankings and news

  • • Revival of the NFC East Isn't Near, It's Here
    2016
  • • Robert Griffin III Benched for Kirk Cousins: Twitter Reacts to Redskins' QB Move
    2015
  • • 2015 Fantasy Football Outlook for Washington Redskins Stars
    2015
  • • Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Weekend of Upsets and Classics
    2015

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  • • Trent Williams reportedly had ‘positive’ talk with Redskins coach Ron Rivera
    Trent Williams said several months ago that he will never play for the Washington Redskins again, but he may be starting to feel differently now that the team is under new leadership. Williams has been in contact with new Washington head coach Ron Rivera, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network was told the two had a “positive conversation” recently. With both Jay Gruden and former Redskins president Bruc...2020
  • • Quinton Dunbar asks Washington to trade or release him
    2020
  • • Redskins to hire general manager after draft
    The Redskins are expected to go into the NFL Draft without a GM, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter) hears. Without a replacement lined up for Bruce Allen, Redskins VP of Player Personnel Kyle Smith will be in charge of draft operations in April. The Redskins canned Allen on Dec. 30, after 10 years at the helm. In that span, the Redskins went 62-97-1 and made the playoffs only twice. The Redskins...2020
  • • Ron Rivera to be named Washington HC on five-year deal
    Washington and ex-Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera have reportedly agreed to a five-year contract to make him the team’s new head coach, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Both sides were connected heavily over the weekend, leading to Rivera visiting the team on Monday. The final meetings clearly went well as the veteran coach is set to become the strong voice and stability the organization ha...2019
  • • Redskins fire team president Bruce Allen after a decade of futility
    In 10 full seasons, Bruce Allen directed only three winning seasons and two playoff teams, losing more than 100 games. Washington went 3-13 this year.        ...2019
  • • Reports: Bruce Allen will no longer be involved in football operations for Washington Redskins
    In a decade under Bruce Allen, the Redskins lost 96 games with no playoff wins. They need a new head coach after firing Jay Gruden in October.        ...2019
  • • Report: Bruce Allen to be fired from Redskins football operations role
    The Washington Redskins are finally making what many feel is a long-overdue change to sort out their football operations. According to JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington, the Redskins intend to remove team president Bruce Allen’s football operations responsibilities by Monday. Allen has non-football roles within the organization, and it is unclear if he will continue to handle those responsibiliti...2019
  • • Report: Redkins expected to fire team president Bruce Allen
    Bruce Allen may not have the chance to continue into a second decade with the Redskins.  The franchise plans to fire its football operations boss, J.P. Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports. This move has been in the works for awhile now, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Owner Dan Snyder has operated independently from his football staff during part of the Redskins’ coaching se...2019
  • • Bruce Allen: Redskins don't need to add a QB in the draft
    2019
  • • Robert Griffin III shades Washington after Case Keenum trade
    That sound you hear is not fans in the nation’s capital being excited over news on Thursday that Case Keenum and Colt McCoy will vie for the Redskins’ starting job next season. Washington reportedly acquired Keenum from the Denver Broncos for an exchange of late-round picks in 2020. Essentially, president Bruce Allen and the Redskins took the veteran journeyman off Denver’s hands for nothing. This...2019

Bruce Allen rumors, scandals

  • • Dan Snyder reportedly using outside group to find Washington's new head coach
    Bruce Allen is wrapping up his 10th season in Washington's front office, but the team president has not been given the lead role in identifying the franchise’s next head coach. Dan Snyder has been working on the team’s HC situation for several weeks, with Albert Breer of SI.com reporting he’s assembled a group of football people to help on this front. None of those in this committee of sorts are R...2019
  • • Redskins expect Alex Smith to miss the entire 2019 season
    2019
  • • Bruce Allen tries to explain lack of response to McClouglan alcohol rumors
    Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen says he and former general manager Scot McCloughan spoke to radio host Chris Cooley about his speculation about McCloughan’s alcoholism, but offered an interesting response when asked why nothing was said publicly.Allen told Liz Clarke and Gregory S. Schneider of the Washington Post that he spoke to Cooley in private over his on-air speculation that McClou...2017
  • • Bruce Allen says he and Cousins ‘laugh’ about trade rumors
    Washington has placed the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins for a second consecutive season, but that hasn’t stopped speculation that the team could look to trade the quarterback leading up to next month’s NFL Draft. For team president Bruce Allen, that speculation apparently provides comic relief.Allen remained adamant over the weekend that Washington has no intention of trading Cousins. In fact, he ...2017
  • • Kirk Cousins contract: Redskins have two choices, and they don't make sense
    The Kirk Cousins Contract situation is all the buzz. Everyone is shrugging their shoulders.In a recent interview on ESPN 980, Redskins President Bruce Allen played off reports. To him, this isn't that big of a deal. Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post reported he said, "... I don’......2017
  • • Kirk Cousins softly plays off speculation, and it's genius
    Redskins President Bruce Allen is confident Kirk Cousins is the QB for the 2017 season. Head Coach Jay Gruden is "confident". Kirk Cousins? Not so much. I think that's how he wants it, for now. Kirk Cousins was not considered good enough for a contract last season. How ......2017
  • • Washington team president: Kirk Cousins is our QB
    Rumors have been swirling about Kirk Cousins possibly leaving Washington this offseason, but everything the team is saying indicates that is not going to happen.In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio earlier this week, Washington president Bruce Allen was asked if he would put Cousins’ chances of remaining with the team at a 10 on a scale from 1 to 10.“Yeah. Kirk is our quarterback,” Allen said, v...2017
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    2016
  • • Mike Tanier's Combine Notebook, Day 1: New Coaches in the Crosshairs
    2016
  • • Kirk Cousins Guaranteed to Be Overpaid in 2016 NFL Free Agency
    2016

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