The NFL has gone to great lengths to make the game more offensively oriented, and the widespread use of gloves by receivers has made it so nearly any pass thrown in a player’s direction can be caught.
Cousins, named the Redskins’ starting quarterback on Monday, believes he has learned from the mistakes and improved significantly after spend the better part of the last three years in Robert Griffin III’s shadow.
Griffin was passed over in favor of Kirk Cousins on Monday, which could mean that his tenure with the Redskins, one that began with so much circumstance three years ago, is just about over.
Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night.
Day won The Barclays, his fourth tournament of the year, on Sunday evening, and though his status in the world rankings remains at No. 3, arguments could be made that he’s currently the best player on the PGA Tour.
How much the injury to Robert Griffin III played into the decision on Monday remains unclear, but Cousins, who has played in 14 games during his three seasons, should have a chance to keep that role.
Carter’s diagnosis of cancer that spread to his brain has stirred memories of one of the most debated decisions of his presidency: Boycotting the Olympics in response to the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan.
Goodell and Brady, the Patriots’ quarterback, attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute in a day or two.
The “football people” who have had their say at Redskins Park in the past have failed miserably, leaving little hope that the correct decisions will be made when the team names a starting quarterback.
Cousins stepped in for Robert Griffin III on Saturday and played the first half of a 31-13 preseason victory over the Ravens, which could complicate the coaches’ starting quarterback decision as the season nears.
Only two teams have rebounded from a 5 1/2-game deficit in the standings on Aug. 30 to win the division since the wild card era began in 1995, and the Nationals know they have work to do to catch the surging Mets.
Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.