Football players, executives and entertainers all have one thing in common when it comes to getting another opportunity: Somehow, they “deserve” that chance.
The Redskins’ continued cornerback woes continued on Monday after Amerson left practice with a left shoulder injury and coach Jay Gruden said Mitchel, a rookie, will need surgery on his own injured shoulder.
Although Jackson appreciated the Redskins’ signing of cornerback Chris Culliver during the offseason, he doesn’t think Culliver, or anyone else in the league, can contain his explosive talent.
Galette arrives with a whole host of personal issues, but the Redskins were willing to look past them and ignore greater scrutiny in the name of potential greater success.
The NFL’s decision to take on Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the Patriots is a curious move, given how valuable and successful the franchise has been over the years.
The Redskins’ general manager defended his signing of Galette, a troubled outside linebacker, by insisting on Sunday that he’s not a “bad guy” and he has made some mistakes.
Reed, entering his third season with the Redskins, has battled a variety of injuries during his career, but thinks that he finally has found the answer to the questions surrounding his health.
Hatcher said things will be better this season for the Redskins, whose defense ranked statistically among the worst teams in the league last year.
With Bashaud Breeland injured and DeAngelo Hall still recovering from surgery, offseason acquisition Chris Culliver will be the only constant at cornerback as the Redskins proceed through training camp.
Breeland sprained the MCL in his right knee after falling during practice and will be out four to six weeks, coach Jay Gruden said Saturday afternoon, leaving his return for the start of the season in question.
Wilson signed a four-year, $87.6 million contract extension with the Seahawks on Friday, giving him a deal that will allow him to hit the open market again in what will presumably be the prime of his career.
Galette, who met with Redskins executives on Thursday night, immediately figures to start opposite Ryan Kerrigan at outside linebacker, pushing Trent Murphy and rookie Preston Smith into reserve roles.