The overall philosophy of Jay Gruden’s passing attack is simple: the coach wants the quarterback to get the ball in his playmakers’ hands as quickly as possible. Kirk Cousins showed Sunday that a combination of trust, a quick release and a good sense of timing can make that West Coast derivation successful.
Leonsis stood in front of a podium at Nationals Park on Tuesday and knew that in exactly 100 days, his idea would finally become reality.
Smiling, per usual, Kirk Cousins stuck to his statements of the past. In his mind, the Redskins remain Robert Griffin III’s team. Even after Cousins throws for 427 yards in his first full game taking over for Griffin.
Manager Matt Williams originally planned to start Zimmerman at third base Tuesday night, but continued soreness in the veteran’s hamstring gave him pause.
Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Cal Ripken Jr. all dominated the game, and all came up short. Tom Seaver, the top vote-getter by percentage, was left off five ballots.
Orakpo, the Redskins’ starting right outside linebacker, tore a ligament in the middle finger of his left hand but believes the injury will not be a problem Thursday when the Redskins host the New York Giants.
It really doesn’t matter anymore who is lying. We’re at the point where you have to assume they all are. Add truth and the NFL’s credibility to the growing list of victims here.
Even though the teams are evenly matched, the powerful Americans have won only twice in the last 21 years.
“I definitely think it’s going to go down in history because it’s the first game, and to be part of it is something special,” linebacker L.A. Goree said Tuesday. “To say that I played in the first Big Ten game, it’s something my kids and their kids are going to ask me about.”
Davis, the first girl to win a game at the Little League Baseball World Series, will donate the jersey she wore during the game to the museum on Thursday.
The Steelers need pass-rushing help after losing linebackers Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones to injury in Sunday night’s win over Carolina.
Europe’s come-from-behind victory, from 10-5 down at one stage on Saturday evening, has gone down in lore but it was tinged with disappointment for the Northern Irishman.