The Redskins couldn’t figure out what is causing Doctson’s Achilles tendon problem, so they chose to shut him down for at least six weeks.
If the NFL knows one thing about Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, it’s that the 28-year-old loves to throw the ball.
Jay Gruden: Redskins do not condone Jordan Reed’s handling of concussion symptoms “in any way.”
After being gouged for 380 yards in Week 4 by the no-name Cleveland Browns, the Redskins defense has clamped down, holding rookie phenom Carson Wentz and the Eagles to a couple of field goals Sunday and making Joe Flacco the week before look so inept the Baltimore Ravens fired their offensive coordinator.
Even with the league’s much-ballyhooed ‘concussion protocols,’ the NFL can’t seem to keep injured players like Jordan Reed off the field — which raises even more troubling questions about how similar injuries were handled 10, 20 and 30 years ago.
The NFL is going to re-open its investigation of New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown and the team has pulled him from its next game after police released journal entries and emails in which he admitted that he verbally and physically abused his former wife.
His eyes on Las Vegas, Raiders owner Mark Davis says he hasn’t shut the door on anything. Oakland, though, might have shut the door on itself as home for his team.
The NFL will require the athletic trainer in the press box to stay in contact with on-field doctors to help determine if a player has a concussion.
Kirk Cousins doesn’t let criticism of his play bother him, probably because he doesn’t hear it. A four-game winning streak will do that for a quarterback.
More evidence the development of Jamison Crowder is changing the equation for the Redskins offense: Six weeks into the season, Pro Football Focus has revised their preseason wide-receiver corps rankings and moved the Redskins up.
The NFL can blame ratings dip on Donald Trump this year, but eventually the league has to address problems with erosion in the quality of its product.
Bill Belichick is throwing in the towel in his ongoing fight with the use of tablets on the sideline.