Red Zebra Broadcasting, the parent company of ESPN 980, has announced that Sonny Jurgensen will return for another season of calling Redskins games.
The Hall of Fame quarterback played for Washington from 1964 to 1974, then began a career covering the team. Most recently, he has served as a color commentator on Redskins game broadcasts for ESPN 980.
With 10 years in uniform and 35 years in the broadcast booth, the 2015-16 season will be Jurgenson's 45th year with the Washington Redskins in some capacity.
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Move over Charles Mann, there is a new placeholder for second place on the Washington Redskins all-time sacks list.
Ryan Kerrigan collected two sacks against the inept Jacksonville Jaguars offense in Week 15. Kerrigan, 30, now has 82.5 sacks in 126 games throughout his career.
Mann ended his playing career with 82 career sacks playing from 1983 to 1993.
The only person left for Kerrigan to pass is Dexter Manley who had 91 in nine seasons in Washington.
REDSKINS ALL-TIME CAREER SACKS LIST:
1. Dexter Manley 91.0
2. Ryan Kerrigan 82.5
3. Charles Mann 80.5
4. Monte Coleman 43.5
5. Ken Harvey 41.5
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Through 14 weeks of the 2018 NFL season, the Redskins season MVP award was all but locked up. Tress Way, the Redskins starting punter, has been the team's most consistent player, and is likely to earn a trip to the Pro Bowl.
It's never a great sign when a team's MVP is the punter, but that is the state of affairs for of the 2018 Redskins.
Way has taken the field for 66 punts prior to Week 15 vs. the Jaguars with 36 being downed inside the 20-yard line. Way leads the NFL in punts inside the 20-yard line, and opponents are averaging just 7.7 yards per return.
The first half of Week 15 in Jacksonville looked to add a bunch of clips to Way's season-long highlight reel. Way attempted five punts, with the two of the first four downed inside the 20. Then, with just seconds remaining in the first half, Way attempted his fifth punt, a 52-yarder to Dede Westbrook.
A few seconds later, Westbrook was off to the races, running 74-yards for a touchdown, giving the Jaguars a 10-3 lead. As you will see below, Byron Marshall attempted to make a tackle, but instead tackled the forward blocker, clearing a better path for Westbrook.
It was the first return touchdown given up by the Redskins all season, and now Way's nearly immaculate season is tarnished, even if he didn't have all that much to do with the return TD.
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