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Lamar Jackson tests positive for coronavirus as Ravens’ outbreak threatens Sunday’s game
11/26/2020 8:52am

The Ravens had four more positive coronavirus test results by players Thursday evening, and their game Sunday in Pittsburgh, already postponed once, appears in jeopardy.

USWNT returns from long layoff Friday for World Cup rematch against Netherlands
11/26/2020 12:27am

The top-ranked Americans are not at full strength or in top form for Fridays friendly in the Dutch city of Breda.

Washington overwhelms the Cowboys, 41-16, to grab the NFC East lead
11/26/2020 9:04am

The victory win gave Washington sole possession of first place in the NFC East.

Ron Rivera has a breakthrough victory, and just maybe Washington is learning how to win
11/26/2020 8:56am

Washington has been struggling all year to grasp the simple task laid out by its new coach. Maybe a Thanksgiving victory at Dallas helps it get there.

Antonio Gibson’s career day shines a spotlight on Washington’s promising young core
11/26/2020 8:35am

Washingtons rookie running back had a career day in scoring three touchdowns in a blowout win over the Cowboys.


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Antonio Gibson's Standout Thanksgiving Puts Him in Elite Company
11/27/2020 3:26am

Gibsons standout Thanksgiving puts him in elite company originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonWashington Football Team running back Antonio Gibson turned in an exceptional performance on Thanksgiving, one that put him in some rare company with some of the NFLs all-time greats.Gibson rushed for 115 yards and three touchdowns in the Burgundy and Golds dominant victory over the Dallas Cowboys. With that outing, Gibson became the first running back to top the century mark on the ground and score three-plus touchdowns on Turkey Day since Lions legend Barry Sanders did so in 1997.Anytime youre mentioned in the same sentence as Sanders, youre doing something right.NOTHING was better than watching Barry Sanders on Thanksgiving.Remember this game in 1997 vs the Bears 19 carries 167 rush yds 3 TDBarrySanders Lions OnePride nflthrowback pic.twitter.com/W7lwHnfV9J CBS Sports HQ CBSSportsHQ November 26, 2020Sanders wasnt the only Hall of Famer that Gibsons performance drew comparisons to, either.By scoring a trio of touchdowns, the Washington rookie running back became the first player to notch three on Thanksgiving since Randy Moss in 1998.In that game, Moss had three catches for 163 yards and three touchdowns in a Minnesota victory over the Cowboys.Antonio Gibson is the first rookie to score 3 TDs in a game on Thanksgiving since Randy Moss in 1998 brgridiron pic.twitter.com/t80p6WIkZQ Bleacher Report BleacherReport November 27, 2020On this day 22 years ago, a rookie named Randy Moss cooked the Cowboys: 3 rec 163 yds 3 TDsThanksgiving day legend RandyMoss via nflthrowback pic.twitter.com/mX6EiNrpVJ SportsCenter SportsCenter November 26, 2020Gibson has been outstanding for Washington all season, but Thursday was a true breakout performance for the rookie. And it was a night he and every Washington fan wont forget for quite some time.

Stephen A. Smith Blasts Cowboys After Thanksgiving Loss to Washington
11/27/2020 2:53am

Stephen A. Smith blasts Cowboys after loss to Washington originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonThe Dallas Cowboys have plenty of enemies, plenty of people who root for their demise. Known as Americas Team, many see them as Americas Least Favorite Team.Yet, no one enjoys seeing the Cowboys fail more than ESPNs Stephen A. Smith. The larger-than-life sports personality and analyst is always there to join in on the fun when Dallas slips. So, after the Cowboys got blown out by the Washington Football Team 41-16 on Thanksgiving, a Smith appearance was expected.He did, and it wasnt just with a quick tweet or a few words. He delivered an all-time rant at the expense of Dallas.Thanksgiving this year is just. LOVELY pic.twitter.com/6LMpHjs9cb Stephen A Smith stephenasmith November 27, 2020Just when I thought that yall couldnt mess up even more, yall made my Thanksgiving. You Cowboys fans out there, its a tough night, isnt it Its a tough night, had a tough year. But the bottom line is you all were talkingsmack, Smith said.You thought you were going to be in first place after the night didnt you You thought you were going to be in first place, you thought they had Thanksgiving, were going to be in first place. But guess what No can do.Those Cowboys now are 3-8, even lower than we expected. ToAlex Smith and the Washington Football Team that dont even have a name, Smith said.All I got to say is this: How bout them Cowboys On Thanksgiving yet again. Bye, yall.Washington fans probably could have done without the unnecessary diss of their quarterback and to-be-determined team name, but they will definitely share in the enjoyment of seeing a division rival struggle, especially when it was their doing.The Cowboys didnt have a good Thanksgiving, but Washington did. It appears Smith did as well.

SEE IT: Washington Head Coach Ron Rivera Delivers Amazing Postgame Speech
11/27/2020 2:49am

SEE IT: Ron Rivera delivers amazing postgame speech originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonThe Washington Football Team completed a season sweep of therival Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, 41-16, which is always a cause for celebration. However, no celebration was better than the one head coach Ron Rivera caused after an awesome post-game speech to his football team.Listen for yourself.Thats how you play football pic.twitter.com/9EFMZr79n7 Washington Football Team WashingtonNFL November 27, 2020Thats how you finish a game. Not just hanging on, you want to win, Rivera said. He then went on tolist one impressive stat after anotherfrom the blowout victory.Forty-onepoints against Dallas is tied for the most ever in this rivalry. Last time we scored 40 was in the 1980s. First time sweeping Dallas in a season since 2012. We entered 1-8 against Dallas on Thanksgiving second ever win, and first since 2012. And just so you know, Antonio Gibson is the first rookie since Randy Moss in 1998 to score three touchdowns in a Thanksgiving game.The team erupted and Gibson closed out the speech for Rivera by saying thats how you play football.Washington 4-7 now turns its focus to a matchup with the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 on December 6.

Here Are the Reported Players on the Ravens Headed for the Reserve/COVID-19 List
11/27/2020 2:12am

Here are the Ravens headed for the Reserve/COVID-19 list originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonThe Ravens were hit with more bad news Friday night when quarterback Lamar Jackson reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, according to Ian Rapoport.Sources: Ravens star QB Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19. Ian Rapoport RapSheet November 27, 2020The team placed defensive end Jihad Ward on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday night, which meant the team has been hit across multiple positions on the roster.So far, the Reserve/COVID-19 list consists of: Quarterback Trace McSorley, running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins, defensive tackle Brandon Williams, outside linebacker Pernell McPhee, defensive ends Calais Campbell and Ward, offensive linemen Patrick Mekari and Matt Skura and soon enough, Lamar Jackson.Cornerback Iman Marshall, who is on injured reserve with a knee injury, is also on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.Three more Ravens, not including Jackson, are reportedly set to hit the Reserve/COVID-19 list as well in the coming day or days according to multiple reports. Additionally, multiple staff members have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 as well.The leagues main issue with a postponement or cancellation of Thursday and now potentially Sundays game has always been the concern of coronavirus spread through two organizations. As of Thursday, it appears there are still multiple positive tests to come.

RG3 Tweets Out Well Wishes for Lamar Jackson After Coronavirus News
11/27/2020 2:09am

RG3 tweets well wishes to Lamar Jackson originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonWith covid-19 continuing to sweep through the Baltimore Ravens lineup, now-likely starting quarterback Robert Griffin III tweeted out a reminder that this is bigger than football.Praying for my brotherLjera8, he wrote,and every player, staff member and their families dealing with COVID-19. Ensuring the safety of the entire organization is important. Handling this outbreak within the team is bigger than football.Praying for my brother Ljera8 and every player, staff member and their families dealing with COVID-19. Ensuring the safety of the entire organization is important.Handling this outbreak within the team is bigger than football Robert Griffin III RGIII November 27, 2020Quarterback Lamar Jackson was just one of the new positive tests on the Ravens according to reports on Thursday. The total number of positive tests for players as of publish time is up to nine this week.Their Thursday night matchup against the Steelers was postponed until Sunday, but according to reports the Ravens facility has now been closed until Monday and at least even one Steelers player is wondering if the game will be kicking off at the adjusted time.Ravens players were told today by their HC John Harbaugh that, for everyones safety, they will not be allowed back in the training facility until Monday at the earliest, sources tell ESPN.Ravens are scheduled to play Steelers on Sunday, so that game doesnt seem possible. Adam Schefter AdamSchefter November 27, 2020If it does, with Jackson sidelined, Griffin will be the starter.


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Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, multiple reports confirm
11/26/2020 8:53pm

The Thanksgiving night game between the Ravens and Steelers has been switched to Sunday afternoon because of coronavirus issues with Baltimore.

Washington beats Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day to take first place in NFC East
11/26/2020 8:45pm

Washington 4-7 slides ahead of Philadelphia 3-6-1 in the NFC East and will stay in first place if the Eagles lose to Seattle on Monday night.

Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday
11/25/2020 7:09pm

Its not the first time Pittsburgh has been forced to adjust their schedule over COVID-19 issues with opponents. Their Nashville trip Oct. 4 was an unexpected bye.

Howard University grad part of NFL's first all-Black officiating crew
11/24/2020 9:46am

Greg Steed was a back judge for the historic game that matched up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Los Angeles Rams.

Made famous by 'Remember the Titans', T.C. Williams High School to get name change after unanimous school board vote
11/23/2020 7:37pm

It is one of two schools that will have its name changed by Alexandria Public Schools in the coming year.

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