Culliver was placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL and MCL in his right knee. Cornerback Bashaud Breeland missed Friday’s practice with an illness and is questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.
Dallas quarterback Tony Romo reinjured his left collarbone in the Cowboys’ traditional Thanksgiving Day game and, according to ESPN, is done for the season.
Lucchino, who served as an executive with the Redskins, Orioles and Padres before joining the Red Sox in 2001, recently stepped down from that role. He addressed that departure and his future plans in an interview.
The Redskins’ cornerback returned to practice after having his shoulder examined on Wednesday, then injured his right knee in Thursday’s practice. Culliver also missed three games earlier this season with a left knee injury.
Schmidt spent parts of the last two seasons with the Capitals and in the minor leagues, and after signing a two-year contract in July, he recognized that he needed to adjust if he hoped to stick in the NHL.
Jackson scored his first touchdown of the season last week against the Panthers on a 56-yard reception. It was his best game since returning from a hamstring injury.
It may not be quite the same today as it was in the 1950s and 1960s, when the opening of the deer season might as well have been a state holiday, but it’s still a special day for many.
Sports provide a distraction from the real-life issues that can consume our daily lives. As such, many coaches and players have given us a reason to be truly thankful this year.
Williams is playing at a significantly lighter weight this season after losing more than 30 pounds. The Redskins’ left tackle has mostly changed his lifestyle and eating habits and has seen the positive effects on the field.
Jones has shown flashes of brilliance in his rookie season, but his four fumbles are a concern for the coaching staff. Coach Jay Gruden been patient with the young back, but also wants Jones to understand the importance of ball security.
Although they took steps during the offseason to add players who could fit their new offensive system, the Wizards have struggled to adequately incorporate their big men and utilize their strengths.
Orlov scored a goal in his third consecutive game and Braden Holtby finished with 23 saves as the Capitals rallied back to defeat the visiting Jets, 5-3, on Wednesday night.
The Wizards went 0-for-17 on their final 19 possessions and were outscored by 23 points to close the game as the Hornets took a 101-87 victory on Wednesday night.
Williams bruised his patella tendon in Sunday’s 44-16 loss to the Panthers and did not practice on Wednesday. However, the Redskins’ left tackle said he will “definitely” play on Sunday against the Giants.
The Redskins have lost their last five games against the Giants, including a 32-21 loss in Week 3 at MetLife Stadium. However, Gruden said they’re focused on this week and the opportunity to tie the Giants for first in the NFC East.
The Redskins will play the Bengals in London in Week 8, or Oct. 30, next season. Washington could possibly play St. Louis the week prior in London if both teams finish in the same place in their respective divisions.
The last three times the Redskins qualified for the playoffs, they were mediocre near the midpoint of the season before stringing together multiple victories. With six games left, it’s possible they can do it again.
The Capitals’ goaltender reached a number of career and team milestones last season, and a quarter of the way through this one, Holtby had one of his best performances of the year in a 1-0 victory over the Oilers.