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A dejected Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams (71) walks off the field with teamates after a 27-20 to the Detroit Lions at FedExField, Landover, Md., September 22, 2013. (Preston Keres/Special for The Washington Times)

Trent Williams, DeAngelo Hall honored by Redskins

- The Washington Times

Running back Alfred Morris was honored with the the team’s community service award, while quarterback Robert Griffin III was honored with the team’s “salute” award, recognizing his contributions to the military.

Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) reacts after Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) was sacked during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

Johnny Manziel fined by NFL for middle finger at Redskins

- Associated Press

Browns coach Mike Pettine was “extremely disappointed” by Manziel’s conduct and said the 21-year-old’s on-field behavior factored into the team’s decision in naming a starter.

Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) during organized team activities at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

‘Unblockable’ Jason Hatcher set for Redskins debut

- The Washington Times

Coaches like to say that players like Hatcher have a bit of an edge, or a mean streak. Hatcher said he is “a hard guy.” But perhaps veteran cornerback DeAngelo Hall described him best. “Just a dog,” Hall said. “Just a gangster, man. He’s unblockable.”

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reacts to fans before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

Cowboys most valuable NFL franchise; Redskins 3rd

Associated Press

For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, valued at $3.2 billion. Only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among global franchises.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) plays in the first quarter as the Washington Redskins play the Cleveland Browns in NFL preseason football at FedExField, Landover, Md., Monday, August 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Johnny Backup: Manziel will sit as Hoyer named Browns’ starting QB

- Associated Press

Browns coach Mike Pettine picked Hoyer over Manziel to start the Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh, finally ending a competition that dragged through the summer. Hoyer is the choice for now, but the real test for him will be how long he keeps it from Manziel.

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Seattle Seahawks' Christine Michael (33) celebrates his touchdown reception as Jermaine Kearse (15) watches, against the Chicago Bears in the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6

- Associated Press

Seattle's defense is expected to be among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in the regular season, look out.

Berry twins continue family tradition at Tennessee

- Associated Press

Tennessee twins Elliott and Evan Berry say they don't feel extra pressure playing defense for the Volunteers, following the path of their older and very successful brother.

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt talks with reporters at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, after learning he will be the starting Illini quarterback. Lunt transferred from Oklahoma State after starting as a freshman but sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules. Illinois starts its season Aug. 30 against Youngstown State. (AP Photo/David Mercer)

Illini hope weapons around Lunt an upgrade on 2013

- Associated Press

It was all but a given that Illinois would name Wes Lunt its starting quarterback. What is less certain is the quality of the players around the transfer from Oklahoma State.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady runs onto the field before an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tom Brady, Patriots dominate Panthers 30-7

- Associated Press

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes. Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal. The New England Patriots didn't allow a point for more than 58 minutes.

NFL Exhibition Capsules

- Associated Press

Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.

Friday's Sports In Brief

- Associated Press

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the one big prize remaining this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.

NFL Calendar

Associated Press

Aug. 26 - Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 75 active players.

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Demetrius McCray (35) forces  Detroit Lions running back George Winn (38) to fumble in the second half of a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Lions overcome mistakes, beat Jaguars 13-12

- Associated Press

Reggie Bush's long run was a highlight - one the Detroit Lions nearly wasted with the kinds of mistakes they can ill afford once the season starts.

Green Bay Packers' Mike Neal runs with the ball after recovering a fumble during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

Packers, Peppers like direction of top defense

- Associated Press

The running back darted left with Julius Peppers in pursuit. Through the traffic of blockers and fellow defenders, Peppers met Darren McFadden 1-on-1 to hold the Oakland Raider to three yards.