The quarterback says he felt ready to return for Monday night’s game against Dallas but is happy coach Jay Gruden held him out for an additional week.
After a breakout performance in Dallas, the rookie cornerback injured his knee in practice Friday but is expected to be okay.
The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria after one season to pursue former Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall slipped at home and re-tore his recently-repaired ankle, requiring a second surgery and delaying his recovery process.
Following overtime victories last weekend, the Redskins and Vikings enter Sunday with 3-5 records, have struggled to score points on offense, are woeful in prolonging drives and have defenses that are starting to find an identity.
“I liked the way they responded,” Randy Wittman said Thursday. “We created more offense from our defense tonight that we did in eight preseason games and last night.”
Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and coach Jay Gruden agreed: the gameplan that worked against Dallas on Monday night will not necessarily carry over from week to week.
Former heavyweight hitter Mike Tyson told an Opie Radio interviewer that he was sexually abused by a mystery man on the street when he was 7 years old.
The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.
Jay Gruden cleared up swirling reports about the team’s plans for Robert Griffin III, saying the quarterback is 100 percent healthy and “if everything goes well, he’s got a great chance to start.”
Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.
LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.