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.”
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.
The Nationals announced they have exercised Denard Span’s $9 million option for next season while declining to pick up the options on Adam LaRoche and Rafael Soriano.
Who’s the QB and what will it mean? Will the defense keep up its blitzing ways?
New York did not have to make a move on its 40-man roster because 10 players became free agents, including Derek Jeter, David Robertson, Hiroki Kuroda and Ichiro Suzuki.
Just like Sandy Koufax did before him. Like Mickey Lolich, and Bob Gibson and Orel Hershiser. The Giants’ country-strong left-hander earned his place in World Series lore with three remarkable performances on the way to a championship.
Chunks of skin are still missing from Kris Humphries’ right hand. Surgery between his fourth and fifth phalanxes (small and ring finger) took place Oct. 10, yet Humphries’ fingers still feels funky, if they feel at all.
Connecticut received all 35 votes Thursday marking the 10th time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason. Six of those years UConn went on to win the national championship.
After recording 14 tackles against the Tennessee Titans and being named the NFC defensive player of the week, Robinson racked up 10 tackles against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night, including the sack that temporarily knocked quarterback Tony Romo out of the game.
Pierce’s influence on the game, his first with the Wizards, was vast. It also was not enough. The Wizards’ 107-95 loss arrived after they were undone by 35 fourth-quarter Miami points.
This would be the perfect time for a midseason awards column, but It would be more helpful to analyze a handful of players whose first-half contributions may have been overlooked and who could be fantasy difference-makers in the second half.
Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.