The Washington Commanders re-signed kicker Joey Slye on Monday, a move designed to solidify a position that was in flux much of last season.
Slye signed a two-year deal that could be worth up to $5 million with $2 million guaranteed, according to a person with knowledge of the move.
Bryan Bulaga was released by the Los Angeles Chargers on Tuesday after playing only one game last season.
The offensive tackle was beset by injuries during his two years with the Chargers, including a back injury in last season's opener at Washington which sidelined him after playing the first half.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Ficken has been hired by the Los Angeles Chargers as special teams coordinator after he spent the past 15 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.
Ficken was Minnesota's special teams coordinator this season after spending the previous eight years as the assistant special teams coach.
Chargers coach Brandon Staley has started the process of making changes to his staff after Los Angeles fell short of making the playoffs for the third straight year.
Staley fired special teams coordinator Derius Swinton II and assistant special teams coach Mayur Chaudhari on Friday.
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COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have made improvement in many areas during Brandon Staley's first season as coach, but special teams continues to be one department that generates major concerns.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Dustin Hopkins was signed as the Los Angeles Chargers kicker on Tuesday after the team waived Tristan Vizcaino.
Hopkins was released by Washington on Oct. 20 after seven seasons.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington released longtime kicker Dustin Hopkins on Wednesday and signed Chris Blewitt as his replacement.
Hopkins was in his seventh season with the team but seemed on the hot seat with coach Ron Rivera for several weeks.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are hurting in more ways than one.
Having three starters leave the game with injuries in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday was the physical hurt.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two games into the season, the New York Giants are in the same unenviable spot as they have been the past four seasons.
They are winless. They are making costly mistakes, and they have a coach — this time Joe Judge — saying the weekly goal is to get better.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — For a brief moment, it looked as if Daniel Jones had scored on a long run. Then it looked as if Darius Slayton was open for a certain touchdown.
Finally, the New York Giants started celebrating when Dustin Hopkins' kick sailed wide.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke and Dustin Hopkins made the most of their second chances.
Washington needed every last second — and then some — to earn a long-awaited win over the New York Giants.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Rookie running back Jaret Patterson did a little bit of everything and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter in Washington’s 17-13 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent three months shaking off whatever 2020 threw at them...
LANDOVER The boo birds are out at FedEx Field.
The Redskins trail 14-3 at halftime Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts, generating only 121 yards of offense, in the process. Kicker Dustin Hopkins missed a 49-yard field goal attempt just before the end of the half.
The Washington Redskins have re-signed leading tackler Zach Brown to a three-year contract worth a maximum of $24 million, according to reports.
Brown, an inside linebacker, played 2017 on a one-year contract worth just $2.3 million in his first year in Washington.
On the eve of free agency, the Washington Redskins re-signed kicker Dustin Hopkins, the team announced Monday.
Hopkins, 27, who has spent the past three seasons in Washington, has made 83.9 percent of his field goal attempts during his career and provided stability at kicker for the Redskins.