The Cavaliers have reached an elite status that the Hokies can only dream of at this point. But even during a season full of losses, Virginia Tech has been encouraged by its performance and prospects for the future.
The team released Cofield, a nose tackle, and Bowen, a defensive end, on Friday afternoon, parting ways with the two defensive linemen they signed to remake their 3-4 defense prior to the 2011 season.
The Redskins may have been shut out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame this time around, but Butz was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
The 6-foot-3, 297-pound Jean Francois was cut by the Colts on Monday, two seasons after he signed a four-year, $22 million deal with the team. He was jettisoned in a cost-cutting move.
The NFL Players Association offered a public caution to the Redskins late Tuesday regarding their spending on player salaries when a spokesman e-mailed reporters details of its accounting of the team’s salary cap situation.
A payment authorized by the city of Richmond on Wednesday should allow the Washington Redskins to continue to hold their summer training camp away from Redskins Park.
Jones, a major contributor during the Ravens’ Super Bowl-winning season in 2012, was cut Tuesday by the team. His most memorable plays with the Ravens both occurred in that postseason.
For Bisciotti, all of the troubles overshadowed Baltimore going 10-6, winning a playoff game in Pittsburgh and nearly upsetting the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.
The team wants to overturn a decision last year by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to cancel the Redskins’ trademark on the grounds that it may be offensive to Native Americans.
Come April, the left tackle will be one of the first offensive linemen chosen in the NFL draft, potentially heading to the Redskins if they keep the No. 5 overall pick.
Ray is among a trio of prospects hoping to become the first edge rusher taken in the NFL draft in April, with Nebraska’s Randy Gregory and Florida’s Dante Fowler also in the conversation.
Winston, the Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner in 2013, said there is nothing to worry about with his throwing shoulder or his past and that he’s eager to start winning Super Bowls.