Mark Maske

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter covering the NFL

Education: University of Virginia, BA in rhetoric and communications

Mark Maske covers the NFL for The Washington Post. He has covered the NFL and the Washington Football Team since 1998. He previously covered baseball, the Baltimore Orioles, the effort to bring a major league team to Washington, and colleges. He had two stints as a Washington Football Team beat writer, from 1998 to 2004 and again in 2012 and 2013. He currently covers the NFL at large, focusing on league-wide issues and stories.
Latest from Mark Maske

Live updates: Rams face the Bengals in Super Bowl LVI

The Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in Super Bowl LVI. Follow along for news, live updates and highlights before, during and after the game.

February 13, 2022

For Odell Beckham Jr., third team’s the charm

Traded by the Giants, released by the Browns, Beckham has found an NFL home in L.A. and has been a solid contributor as the Rams have reached the Super Bowl.

February 11, 2022

Aaron Rodgers wins fourth MVP award, says decision on his future coming soon

"There will be a decision in the near future," Rodgers said as he mulls whether to continue his NFL career, in Green Bay or elsewhere. "I’m not going to keep a lot of people waiting.”

February 10, 2022

NFL tells Congress that Commanders are blocking access to documents from workplace probe

A letter sent to Democratic leaders of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is another sign of increasing tension between the league and team over a workplace probe and its aftermath.

February 10, 2022

Roger Goodell vows action on NFL minority hiring, says nothing is ‘off the table’

The NFL commissioner says nothing is "off the table" as the league seeks to address minority hiring. He also called Brian Flores's tanking allegations against the Dolphins "very disturbing."

February 9, 2022

In sharp rebuke, NFL plans independent probe of sexual misconduct allegations against Daniel Snyder

Hours after team announced its own investigation, the league says it will handle probe instead

February 9, 2022

NFL reaches Super Bowl week believing it has moved beyond its omicron surge

Virus cases are down even though league leaders revealed that only about 10 percent of eligible players have received vaccine boosters.

February 8, 2022

Saints set to hire Dennis Allen to succeed Sean Payton as coach

Dennis Allen is expected to be promoted from defensive coordinator to get his second NFL head coaching chance.

February 7, 2022

Texans make Lovie Smith the first Black head coach hired this NFL offseason

Smith, promoted from defensive coordinator, gets his third NFL head coaching chance.

February 7, 2022

As Super Bowl week begins, Joe Burrow and Matthew Stafford show (again) it’s all about the QBs

The Bengals drafted Joe Burrow. The Rams went all-in and traded for Matthew Stafford. The moves paid off, and now they'll square off in the Super Bowl.

February 7, 2022