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Reaction to Black’s suspension

Teammates came to Black’s aid in the days after his four-game suspension was announced, and that did not stop Wednesday. Black said the league was aware of medication he was prescribed.

“I don’t know the whole situation. But from the way he talks about it, it seems like he got a raw deal,” Montgomery said. “So I don’t know all the facts, so I can’t say exactly what happened. But it sounds like from his angle that he got a raw deal.”

Left tackle Trent Williams said: “He’d been in the league for 10 years now. It’s nothing that they don’t know. I don’t know. I just thought it was a pretty bad deal.”

Shanahan didn’t comment on the suspension as much as he did his players’ reaction.

“When players take up for a guy like they did, players do it when they know,” he said. “And for whatever reason, I can’t talk about it in detail because it is a part of the guidelines of the NFL, but I think our players said it all.”

Extra points

• Quarterback Robert Griffin III was fined $10,000 for wearing Adidas gear to the news conference after Washington’s win over Baltimore on Dec. 9. The NFL considered it a uniform violation because Nike supplies the league’s apparel. It was first reported by CSN Washington.

• Linebacker Rob Jackson did not practice Wednesday because he was at the hospital for the birth of a child.

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