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Will Mike Shanahan be back in Washington?

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All indications seem to point to Washington coach Mike Shanahan being fired by team owner Daniel Snyder once the season ends. But former Ravens coach Brian Billick has an intriguing theory that Shanahan will actually return next season, despite the controversy in recent weeks that suggests he’ll part ways.

During an interview with CBS radio on Friday, Billick said there is good reason for...

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Oneida Nation reps disappointed with NFL over Washington nickname

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After a meeting with three NFL representatives at the league’s New York headquarters, representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation expressed disappointment that the league does not appear ready to push for a nickname name change for the Washington Redskins.

“We are very disappointed,” Oneida Nation spokesman Joel Barkin said. “This is the beginning of a process. It's clear that they don't see...

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Brandon Meriweather suspension reduced to one game

Washington Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather tosses away

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Washington safety Brandon Meriweather, who was suspended for two games because of two illegal hits he delivered in Sunday's game against the Bears, had the suspension reduced to one game. Former NFL assistant coach Ted Cottrell, who heard the appeal, decided to cut in half the suspenion. 

Meriweather, who has a reputation for delivering blows to the head, will lose $70,588 in salary as...

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