Key Players Returning:
QB Kirk Cousins, RB Robert Kelley, TE Jordan Reed, TE Niles Paul, OC Spencer Long, OG Shawn Lauvo, OG Brandon Scherff, OT Morgan Moses, OT Trent Williams, NT Ziggy Hood, LB Will Compton, LB Mason Foster, LB Trent Murphy, LB Ryan Kerrigan, LB Preston Smith, CB Will Blackmon, CB Bashaud Breeland, CB Kendall Fuller, CB Josh Norman, SS Su’a Cravens, KR Rashas Ross, KR Chris Thompson, PR Jamison Crowder, PK Dustin Hopkins, and PT Tress Way.
Key Players Departing:
WR Pierre Garcon (49ers), WR DeSean Jackson (Buccaneers), OC Kory Lichtensteiger (retired), DE Chris Baker (Buccaneers), FS Donte Whitner (UFA), and SS Duke Ihenacho (UFA).
Key Players Added:
WR Terrelle Pryor (Browns), WR Brian Quick (Rams), DE Terrell McClain (Cowboys), LB Zach Brown (Bills), and FS D.J. Swearinger (Cardinals).
2017 Draft Picks:
Round 1: Pick 17 – DE Jonathan Allen (Alabama)
Round 2: Pick 17 – LB Ryan Anderson (Alabama)
Round 3: Pick 17 – CB Fabian Moreau (California-Los Angeles)
Round 4: Pick 07 – RB Samaje Perine (Oklahama)
Round 4: Pick 17 – SS Monte Nicholson (Michigan State)
Round 5: Pick 11 – TE Jeremy Sprinkle (Arkansas)
Round 6: Pick 15 – OC Chase Roullier (Wyoming)
Round 6: Pick 25 – WR Robert Davis (Georgia State)
Round 7: Pick 12 – LB Josh Harvey-Clemons (Louisville)
Round 7: Pick 17 – CB Josh Holsey (Auburn)
W01 PITTSBURGH STEELERS L 16-38
W02 DALLAS COWBOYS L 23-27
W03 at New York Giants W 29-27
W04 CLEVELAND BROWNS W 31-20
W05 at Baltimore Ravens W 16-10
W06 PHILADELPHIA EAGLES W 27-20
W07 at Detroit Lions L 17-20
W08 at Cincinnati Bengals T 27-27(OT)
W10 MINNESOTA VIKINGS W 26-20
W11 GREEN BAY PACKERS W 42-24
W12 at Dallas Cowboys L 26-31
W13 at Arizona Cardinals L 23-31
W14 at Philadelphia Eagles W 27-22
W15 CAROLINA PANTHERS L 15-26
W16 at Chicago Bears W 41-21
W17 NEW YORK GIANTS L 10-19
2016: 8-7-1 (3rd in NFC East)
Head Coach: Jay Gruden
Returning Statistical Leaders:
Passing: Kirk Cousins (406-606, 4917 yards, 67.0%, 8.1 avg., 25 TD, 12 Int.)
Rushing: Robert Kelley (168 car., 704 yards, 4.2 avg., 6 TD)
Receiving: Jamison Crowder (67 rec., 847 yards, 12.6 avg., 7 TD)
Yards After Catch: Jamison Crowder (386)
TD’s Scored: Jamison Crowder (8)
Sacks: Ryan Kerrigan (11.0)
Tackles: Mason Foster (124)
Interceptions: Bashaud Breeland/Josh Norman (3)
Pass Deflections: Josh Norman (19)
Tackles For Loss: Will Compton (6)
Forced Fumbles: Trent Murphy (3)
Kick Returns: Chris Thompson (17 ret., 360 yards, 21.1 avg., 0 TD)
Punt Returns: Jamison Crowder (27 att,. 328 yards, 12.1 avg., 1 TD)
Kicking: Dustin Hopkins (34-42 fg/fga., 81%, 36-39 xp/xpa., 138 pts.)
Punting: Tress Way (49 punts, 2209 yards, 45.1 avg., 15 in 20)
Projected Offensive Starters:
QB: 08 Kirk Cousins
RB: 32 Robert Kelley
WR: NA Terrelle Pryor
WR: 18 Josh Doctson
WR: 80 Jamison Crowder
TE: 86 Jordan Reed
LT: 71 Trent Williams
LG: 77 Shawn Lauvao
OC: 61 Spencer Long
RG: 75 Brandon Scherff
RT: 76 Morgan Moses
KR: 25 Chris Thompson
PK: 03 Dustin Hopkins
Projected Defensive Starters:
DE: 95 Jonathan Allen
NT: 90 Ziggy Hood
DE: NA Terrell McClain
LB: 91 Ryan Kerrigan
LB: 00 Zach Brown
LB: 54 Mason Foster
LB: 94 Preston Smith
CB: 26 Bashaud Breeland
CB: 24 Josh Norman
FS: NA D.J. Swearingger
SS: 36 Su’a Cravens
PR: 80 Jamison Crowder
PT: 05 Tress Way
09/10 1:00pm PHILADELPHIA EAGLES | Washington leads the series 55-45-3. The Redskins are 11-10 since 2007, and their last series home loss (27-33) was in 2013.
09/17 4:25pm at Los Angeles Rams | Washington leads the series 17-10-1. The Redskins won (24-10) the last meeting between teams in 2015, and their last series road win (17-10) was in 2011.
09/24 8:30pm OAKLAND RAIDERS | Washington Redskins trails the series 5-8. The Redskins
won (24-14) the last meeting between teams in 2013, and their last series home win (10-6) was in 1986.
10/02 8:30pm at Kansas City Chiefs | Washington trails the series 1-8. The Redskins only series win (27-12) was at home in 1983.
10/15 1:00pm SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS | Washington trails the series 9-17-1. The Redskins lost (13-17) the last meeting between teams in 2014, and their last series win (52-17) was in 2005.
10/23 8:30pm at Philadelphia Eagles | The Redskins last series road loss (34-37) was in 2014.
10/29 4:25pm DALLAS COWBOYS | Washington trails the series 39-64. The Redskins are 7-13 since 2007, and their last series home win (28-28) was in 2012.
11/05 4:05pm at Seattle Seahawks | Washington leads the series 11-8. The Redskins lost (17-27) the last meeting between teams in 2014, and their last series road loss (14-35) was in 2007.
11/12 1:00pm MINNESOTA VIKINGS | Washington leads the series 13-12. The Redskins are 3-4 since 2007, and their last series home loss (16-19) was in 2006.
11/19 1:00pm at New Orleans Saints | Washington leads the series 17-8. The Redskins won (47-14) the last meeting between teams in 2015, and their last series road loss (3-20) was in 1992.
11/23 8:30pm NEW YORK GIANTS | Washington trails the series 46-54-1. The Redskins are 6-14 since 2007, and their last series home win (20-14) was in 2015.
11/30 8:25pm at Dallas Cowboys | The Redskins last series road win (26-31) was in 2015.
12/10 4:05pm at Los Angeles Chargers | Washington leads the series 7-3. The Redskins won (30-24) the last meeting between teams in 2013, and their last series road win (30-27) was in 1986.
12/17 1:00pm ARIZONA CARDINALS | Washington leads the series 51-25. The Redskins are 3-2 since 2007, and their last series home loss (42-45) was in 1998.
12/24 1:00pm DENVER BRONCOS | Washington trails the series 6-7. The Redskins lost (21-45) the last meeting between teams in 2013, and their last series home loss (16-38) was in 1998.
12/31 1:00pm at New York Giants | The Redskins last series road loss (21-32) was in 2015.
Running Backs: C
Wide Receivers: B
Offensive Line: B
Defensive Line: C
Kick Returners: C
Punt Returners: A
Overall: 7-9 (2nd in NFC East)
Grades: A = Excellent, B = Good, C = Average
UFA: Unrestricted Free Agent
Series Histories: Histories are from the inception of the first Super Bowl season through present day.
Meetings prior to 1966 are not included. Playoff wins are included in the year the season took place. For example, if a team won a wildcard game in January of 2016, the game will be listed under the 2015 season.
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