List of MCM road closures

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List of MCM road closures

The upcoming 37th annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and the MCM10K on Sunday, October 28 are set to close many of the roads in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The event begins at 7:40 a.m. as runners take off from Route 110 in Arlington, VA. Only the roads below will be affected on race day and will be reopened as soon as the event ends. The course officially closes at 3 p.m.

4:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Marshall Drive from North Meade Street to Route 110

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. North Meade Street from Marshall Drive to Lynn Street

4:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Route 110 from I-66 to U.S. Highway 1

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wilson Boulevard from North Nash Street to Route 110

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Lynn Street from North Meade Street to Lee Highway

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fort Myer Drive from North Meade Street to Lee Highway

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. North Moore Street from Wilson Boulevard to Lee Highway

4:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 19th Street North from Lynn Street to North Nash Street

4:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Route 110 ramp from Washington Blvd. to Route 110

5:00 a.m.-1:07 p.m. Jefferson Drive SW from 3rd Street SW to 14th Street SW

7:23 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Lee Highway (eastbound) from Lynn Street to North Kirkwood Street

7:30 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Spout Run Parkway from Lee Highway to George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP)

7:30 a.m.-9:40 a.m. GWMP from Spout Run to Key Bridge off ramp (one northbound lane remains open) 7:33 a.m.-9:40 a.m. Francis Scott Key Bridge (all lanes)

7:35 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Canal Road NW from M Street NW to Reservoir Road NW

7:35 a.m.-1:17 p.m. 14th Street SW from Jefferson Drive to northbound HOV lanes

7:35 a.m.-1:45 p.m. HOV lanes from 14th Street SW to HOV ramp at South Eads Street

7:40 a.m.-2:00 p.m. South Eads Street from South Rotary Road to Army Navy Drive

7:42 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Reservoir Road NW from MacArthur Blvd. NW to Canal Road NW

7:42 a.m.-10:25 a.m. MacArthur Blvd. NW from Foxhall Road NW to Reservoir Road NW

7:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Foxhall Road NW from Canal Road NW to MacArthur Boulevard NW

7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Army Navy Drive from South Fern to 12th Street South

7:47 a.m.-10:36 a.m. M Street NW from Canal Road NW to Wisconsin Avenue NW

7:48 a.m.-10:40 a.m. Wisconsin Avenue from M Street NW to K Street NW

7:49 a.m.-10:45 a.m. K Street NW from Wisconsin Avenue NW to Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW

7:50 a.m.-11:04 a.m. Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway NW from K Street NW to Independence Avenue

7:52 a.m.-11:05 p.m. Lincoln Circle from 23rd Street NW to 23rd Street SW

7:53 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Ohio Drive SW at West Potomac Park from Independence Avenue SW around East Potomac Park to Maine Avenue SW

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 15th Street South from Crystal Drive to Eads Street

8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. 12th Street from Army Navy Drive to Crystal Drive

8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Crystal Drive from 12th Street to 23rd Street

8:00 a.m.- 2:35 p.m. 23rd Street from Crystal Drive to North Clark Street

8:00 a.m.- 2:40 p.m. South Clark Street from 23rd Street to 12th Street

8:00 a.m.- 2:43 p.m. South Fern Street from Army Navy Drive to South Rotary Road

8:00 a.m.- 2:45 p.m. South Rotary Road from South Fern Street to Columbia Pike

8:00 a.m.- 2:45 p.m. Columbia Pike from South Rotary Road to Washington Blvd. on ramp

8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Washington Blvd. from Columbia Pike to Route 110 off ramp

8:02 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Maine Avenue SW from East Basin Drive to Independence Avenue SW

8:03 a.m.-12:25 p.m. East Basin Drive from Maine Avenue to Ohio Drive

8:06 a.m.-12:28 p.m. Independence Avenue SW from Maine Avenue SW to Ohio Drive SW

8:13 a.m.-12:35 p.m. 15th Street NW/SW from Constitution Avenue NW to Maine Ave. SW

8:13 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Madison Drive NW from 15th Street NW to 3rd Street NW

8:15 a.m.-12:55 p.m. 3rd Street; Pennsylvania Avenue to Maryland Avenue SW

8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 3rd Street NW to E. Capitol Circle

8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 1st Street; Pennsylvania NW to Maryland Avenue SW

8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Pennsylvania Avenue NW from 3rd Street NW to East Capitol Circle

8:16 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 1st Street; Pennsylvania NW to Maryland Avenue SW

8:17 a.m.-12:52 p.m. Maryland Avenue SW from South Capitol Circle to 3rd Street

Visit the Marine Corps Marathon website at www.marinemarathon.com for more information.

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Redskins offseason questions: Can Kirk Cousins take the next step in 2017?

Redskins offseason questions: Can Kirk Cousins take the next step in 2017?

The good news for the 2016 Redskins was that they didn’t collapse after winning the division the previous season as has been their pattern in the past. The bad news was that they didn’t take the next step and improve from a franchise that can compete to make the playoffs into one that is playing multiple postseason games year in and year out.

That work begins right now for Jay Gruden, Scot McCloughan and the players. In the coming weeks, Redskins reporters Rich Tandler and JP Finlay will examine the biggest questions facing the Redskins as another offseason gets rolling.

RELATED: #RedskinsTalk podcast: Is Kirk too nice?

Will Kirk Cousins take the next step in 2017?

Finlay: The better question might be what constitutes the next step for Cousins? And going one step further, will it be with the Redskins? Answering the second part first, Cousins will be the 'Skins quarterback in 2017. Taking the next step is trickier, since the passer has thrown for more than 9,000 yards in the last two seasons.

For me, Cousins can still get much better, particularly in the red zone. If the Redskins scored at the same pace they pile up yards, this team would have won 11 games in 2016. 

In 2016, Cousins ranked 3rd in the NFL in passing yards, yet outside of the Top 10 in TDs with 25. To really enter the next phase of his career, Cousins needs to lead an offense that scores more, and that means 30+ touchdowns. He can do it. 

Tandler: I don’t look at the next step for Cousins being about numbers. Sure, maybe he can throw for 5,000 yards and 30-plus touchdowns on year. But being a top quarterback is more than that.

I want to see him go into Seattle next year and rally the Redskins from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. I want to see him go into a playoff game and, unlike what happened against the Packers after the 2015 season, will the team to a win when the Redskins aren’t playing their best and when a QB like Aaron Rodgers is on the other side. I want to see him glare at a lineman who missed an assignment and correct a receiver who went the wrong way on a route.

To be sure, he has led the team to some comeback wins and he has played very well in some key games, like the division-clinching win in Philadelphia in 2015. But a top-flight quarterback can’t essentially negate one of those with a play like the season-ending pick against the Giants. Sure, any quarterback is going to have an off day. But you have to have more pluses than minuses on the ledger.

Cousins has been a starter for just two years so maybe he can develop into a top-shelf quarterback. Putting up good stats is part of the picture but he won’t be there until he elevates and motivates those around him. Maybe he can take that next step but until he does there is no way of knowing if he will. 

More offseason questions: 

What are reasonable expectations for Josh Doctson?

— Will there be a surprise salary cap cut?

— Should the Redskins defense switch to the 4-3?

— Is Spencer Long the answer at center?

— How many D-linemen do the Redskins need?

— Should the Redskins draft another QB? 

— With Sean McVay gone, will the Redskins run the ball more?

— Can Cravens handle the transition to safety? 

— Will the Redskins re-sign Pierre Garçon? 

— Will Rob Kelley be the lead running back in 2017?

— Defense in the first round?

— Will they make a change at left guard?

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Some good news from Redskins Park: Josh Doctson running, catching football (VIDEO)

Some good news from Redskins Park: Josh Doctson running, catching football (VIDEO)

There hasn't been much good news out of Redskins Park lately, as the team deals with pending free agency for QB Kirk Cousins and others combined with rumors of infighting among the front office. So video of 2016 first round pick Josh Doctson running and cutting comes at a great time for beleaguered 'Skins fans. 

Doctson posted the video to his Snapchat account. When he last spoke after the Washington season ended, Doctson made clear he was feeling much better and that '100 percent health' is his main goal this offseason.

His rookie year, however, was a different matter.

The receiver out of TCU missed all but the first two games of the year. Even in those games, he played a very reduced role. Drafted 22nd overall, he had just two catches all year as an obscure Achilles' injuries landed him on the injured reserve. His plight could not be figured out by a slew of doctors and specialists, and the team finally decided to sit down their prized rookie.

A breakout year in 2017 would serve Jay Gruden's squad well, as the team stands to lose DeSean Jackson and/or Pierre Garçon to free agency. It looks likely the 'Skins will lose at least one of their starting WRs, and losing both is a distinct possibility. That could result in more than 2,000 receiving yards leaving the Redskins offense, and the team will need Doctson to pick up a good chunk of that production.

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Want more Redskins? Check out @JPFinlayCSN for live updates or click here for the #RedskinsTalk Podcast on iTunes, here for Google Play or press play below. Don't forget to subscribe!