With Wentz in the wings, Commanders hope for turnaround. Again.

Wentz, who spent five years previously with the Philadelphia Eagles, makes a return to the NFC East looking to bring stability to the position and lead Washington back to the playoffs.

Los Angeles Rams script storybook ending in Super Bowl win

LOS ANGELES — On Feb. 6, 2020, Los Angeles Rams safety Eric Weddle announced his retirement after 13 seasons in the NFL. Just over two years later, he entered his Super Bowl postgame press conference screaming, “World champs, baby! Best…

Washington team owner battles with new allegations, and lawmakers debate whether Congress has oversight role

The National Football League last July fined the team $10 million after a review of the franchise’s workplace culture.

Former Maryland football player’s transition to becoming a Coach

Cam Spence, who came to Maryland as one of the highest-rated recruits in the team’s 2017 class, had a collegiate career plagued with injuries, forcing him to retire in 2019. After retirement, Spence spent last season as a signal caller for the Terps defense. Amidst the pandemic, Spence took the opportunity to create a name for himself in the coaching world. He spent the summer training NFL players including Cavon Walker (Steelers), Javon Kinlaw (49ers), Keandre Jones (Bengals) and more.

‘Magic Mahomes’ leads Kansas City Chiefs to first Super Bowl win in 50 years

MIAMI — With the Kansas City Chiefs trailing the San Francisco 49ers by double digits in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV, Patrick Mahomes was tasked to with a daunting mission. No starting quarterback in league history had ever…

Star safety calls playing for Washington his “dream”

WASHINGTON – Washington’s NFL team recently made a big move in free agency, signing safety Landon Collins to a six-year, $84 million contract. Collins, 25, had already made the Pro Bowl three times and was a member of the AP…

Washington trades for another quarterback

WASHINGTON – Washington’s NFL team has agreed to a trade with the Denver Broncos for quarterback Case Keenum, who has one year remaining on his contract. Washington will send a sixth-round pick in the 2020 draft and receive a 2020…

Baltimore Ravens trade longtime quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to trade quarterback Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos. The trade cannot go through until the new league year, which begins March 13.

Maryland native Hollins took complex route to NFL

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota — As a senior playing for the Wootton High School football team in Rockville, Maryland, wide receiver Mack Hollins dressed in a suit and tie and carried a briefcase around school everyday. All of his friends questioned his…

Pro sports leagues, teams spend millions lobbying Washington

Since 1999, professional sports organizations in the United States have spent at least $41.3 million lobbying Washington on a range of bills and issues, a Capital News Service analysis found.