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  1. Cam Newton enjoys successful return as Panthers top Chiefs

    Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  2. Cam Newton of Carolina Panthers medically cleared to play in next...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been medically cleared to play in next Sunday night's nationally-televised preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2014
  3. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins will de-emphasize zone re...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he's not a zone read option quarterback and doesn't plan on running it much this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  4. Raiders not done with read-option

    Jim Trotter

    NAPA, Calif. -- When fleet quarterback Terrelle Pryor was traded to Seattle in the offseason, he didn't take the read-option calls from the Oakland Raiders' playbook with him. This year the Raiders are considering using running back Darren McFadd...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. What to expect: Redskins' run game

    John Keim

    Two years ago the Washington Redskins had one of the most potent running games in the NFL, a mix of conventional and new school with the zone read option. It worked. They led the NFL in rushing yards, were second in yards per carry and gained more fi...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  6. Numbers game: Redskins and the zone read

    John Keim

    The zone-read option won't be a focal point this season, that much we know. From the time Jay Gruden was hired he's been consistent: He'll run the zone read, but he doesn't want it to be a primary play. He said it again last week to Sports Illustrate...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  7. How much read option for RG III in '14?

    Tom Carpenter

    When Robert Griffin III exploded onto the scene as a rookie in 2012, much of the excitement surrounding his on-field success came from his effectiveness on read-option plays, which were a staple of the Washington Redskins offense under former offensi...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  8. Redskins mailbag: Part 1

    John Keim

    Perry Riley's hold on one of the two inside linebacker jobs ... Thoughts on a one-game return to RFK ... and more on the read option. It's all here. Enjoy. ....

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  9. The Redskins and the zone read-option

    John Keim

    Jay Gruden made it clear -- once more -- that the zone read-option won't be a big part of their offense. Here's the thing: Even if the previous staff had stuck around, as Robert Griffin III had matured as a passer, and the offense evolved, the zone r...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  10. Patriots in sweet spot to trade out at 29?

    Mike Reiss

    With the 2014 NFL draft approaching, teams will often go through various scenarios as a way to prepare. Along those lines, something that Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report wrote in his weekly "read option" piece caught the eye from a New England Patri...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  11. Jay Gruden of Washington Redskins excited to coach Robert Griffin...

    John Keim

    New Washington Redskins Jay Gruden ready to form relationship with quarterback Robert Griffin III.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  12. Seattle Seahawks make improvements to read-option - ESPN The Maga...

    Eddie Matz

    In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes that Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have designed a dangerous new wrinkle to the read-option, showing why the breakout play of 2012 isn't going anywhere.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  13. Offense will have familiar look with Cousins

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- One thing you won't see a lot of Sunday: Kirk Cousins keeping the ball on a zone read-option. It's not who he is. It's not what the Washington Redskins' offense needs to be with him starting. Other than that, however, the offense w...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  14. Falcons know a thing or two about Cousins

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons don't have to worry about facing Robert Griffin III and his ability with the read-option, when healthy. But the Falcons' defense still has to be aware of what new starting quarterback Kirk Cousins is capable ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  15. Redskins Film Review: The run game

    John Keim

    1. I know the Giants were trying to take Alfred Morris away; it was evident watching Sunday night and even more so when watching the game again. On the read-option, for example, most eyes usually were on Morris. The ends would crash hard at him and...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  16. Chip Kelly, Philadelphia Eagles coach, says he doesn't care about...

    Phil Sheridan

    If Bruce Arians thinks the read-option is a "great college offense" unsuited to the NFL game, that's fine with Chip Kelly.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2013