Griffin left the Redskins’ preseason game against the Lions last week with a concussion, but wouldn’t divulge any updates on the injury and didn’t say whether he’d be able to play in the next preseason game on Saturday.
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.
Griffin didn’t show that he could handle an offense under pressure, deliver the ball quickly or avoid unnecessary shots last week against the Lions, which sets coach Jay Gruden up for a crucial personnel decision.
Galette, signed on the second day of training camp, will miss the entire season after he tore his left Achilles tendon in one of the last plays of practice on Wednesday.
Upton homered twice and had three RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run double and the San Diego Padres held on to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Mahan is the only player to have never missed a FedEx Cup playoff event since that format began in 2007, but at No. 71, that streak is in jeopardy entering The Barclays.
Grossman, the Redskins’ quarterback from 2010 through 2013, signed a non-guaranteed contract to try to win the backup role behind Matt Ryan in the Falcons’ final two weeks of the preseason.
Martin, the victim in the Dolphins’ bullying scandal two seasons ago, wrote on his Facebook profile about multiple attempts he made to commit suicide, acknowledging that he’s always struggled to fit in.
A series of high-profile injuries to players on the Redskins and around the NFL have called into question the value of preseason games, yet coaches who need evaluations and players who need reps find them crucial.
Span was reinstated to the Nationals’ active roster on Tuesday afternoon after missing 40 games with what the team called “back tightness,” giving the team its full lineup for only the third time this season.
The situation between Griffin and the Redskins took another turn this past week when the quarterback left the preseason game against the Lions with a concussion, and it’s not going to get any better.
Strasburg allowed two hits over six innings, Zimmerman hit a grand slam and the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 for their third straight victory.