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Washington Football Team: 2020 Preseason Predictions and Preview

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Welcome to the new Washington football franchise. There's a new head coach (Ron Rivera), new coordinators (Jack Del Rio on defense, Scott Turner on offense), a new defensive scheme (4-3), a new player personnel chief (Kyle Smith), a new organizational model (with Rivera holding full power over personnel matters), a new culture (basically, anything but the old one), and there will be a new...

A History of Disrupted NFL Seasons

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 1 week ago
If and when the NFL takes the field this fall, it will arguably be the most unique season in league history. There will be no bubble, and if MLB's experience is any indicator, games may be postponed because of COVID-19 outbreaks. If that happens, the NFL will experience its most disrupted season ever.   The league has experienced a handful of herky-jerky seasons for self-inflicted...

10 Most Memorable Masks in Sports History

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Masks have become a part of every aspect of our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, including sports. In the past, players outside of football only wore masks if they were injured and needed a little more protection. Today, many players are sporting masks, with some doing it with more style than others. As we accept this new norm, here is a look back at the most memorable masks in sports history...

This Day in Sports History: August 7

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, August 7 is a day in which two legendary coaches...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 3 days ago
The NFC East is going through some transition this season with three new head coaches taking over. Defending division champion Philadelphia is the only team that's not making a change at the top, but the Eagles have shuffled up their roster in hopes of making another Super Bowl run.   Super Bowl aspirations are nothing new for Dallas and owner Jerry Jones has tasked former Green Bay...

Washington Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Washington Football Team fans in 2020? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Washington Football Team — we've got it right here.   The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the...

Washington Redskins: 10 Facts About the Team's Name

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 2 weeks ago
When the Washington Redskins officially change their name, it will not happen without controversy. The name has been the subject of disagreement since the 1980s, and one is hard-pressed to find someone who has not taken a position on this issue. If you are still on the fence, here are 10 facts to consider.   1. The term "Redskin" was considered racist in the late 1800s It is...

Washington Redskins: 5 Names the Team Should Avoid

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 3 weeks ago
The Washington Redskins announced on Friday that they are reviewing their team name, a step that would seem unlikely to be made if there were going to keep their name. Then again, this is the Redskins, an organization that has had eight head coaches in the last 25 years and has made a number of questionable decisions.   Let's just hope the new name is a good one. We can assume that...

New England Patriots: 5 Most Memorable Players Who Didn't Pan Out

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 6 hours ago
The New England Patriots' signing of Cam Newton has football fans wondering what fireworks the 2020 NFL season will produce. Given how Belichick reignited the careers of Randy Moss and countless others, one can only imagine what he will do with one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history.   However, many good players have signed with the Patriots for a hot minute or...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 4 months 1 week ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2020 can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio...