Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker will not play Sunday against San Francisco. Left tackle Trent Williams did not practice again Friday — he has not practiced all week — and is questionable to play Sunday.
The Cavs come to Verizon Center on Friday night for a nationally televised game against the Wizards and James’ longtime rival Paul Pierce, who found instant success when the Celtics loaded up with talent seven years ago.
It seemed to be a matter of when, not if, the college-style offense took over the professional game, with four youngsters seemingly representing the new breed. Now, not even two years later, those four have encountered a series of obstacles that have dimmed their once-bright futures.
Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
Alex Ovechkin scored late in the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 27 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Thursday night.
Freshman Jared Nickens had his first game in double figures with 13 points and Maryland won its third straight matchup to open the season with a 66-50 victory over Fordham on Thursday night.
While Griffin may have been lashing out at critics with his Belichick-like performance Wednesday, he was right about one thing — he needs to focus on Sunday’s game in San Francisco against the 49ers.
The NFL has chosen to relocate the Bills’ Sunday home game against the Jets because of a severe lake-effect snowstorm that has paralyzed much of the region over the past week.
Entering GW’s Friday night showdown at No. 9 Virginia, the Japan native is averaging 8.0 points and 4.5 assists per game as the 2-0 Colonials’ sixth man.
“Whoever felt like it was directed at them,” the Redskins wide receiver said Thursday, “that’s who it was directed at.”
However, coach Randy Edsall said that Diggs would be available for Maryland’s bowl next month. Diggs suffered a lacerated kidney against Penn State on Nov. 1 and has not played since.
Johnson filed for bankruptcy Oct. 7, two days before the team began the regular season. Those filings indicated he owed more than $12 million. For estimated assets, he checked the box indicating $1 million to $10 million.