Minneapolis City Council members Blong Yang and Cam Gordon say the name “Redskins” is a racial slur and should be changed immediately, but that the city lacks the authority for such a ban.
A second-round pick out of Stanford, Murphy will fill in for outside linebacker Brian Orakpo, who underwent surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn right pectoral muscle.
Jim Jeffcoat won a pair of Super Bowls during his 12-year career with the Cowboys, but there’s no doubt where his loyalties will lie Monday night when his son suits up against Dallas for the Redskins.
While Gruden has told Colt McCoy that he will be the starting quarterback on Monday if Griffin is not medically cleared to play, Gruden did say that Griffin is the “wild card” for that game against Dallas.
Griffin needs to take a page from Durant’s book and tape it to the bathroom mirror. “I’m taking my time with this,” the Thunder star said. “I’m blessed that it happened early in the season so I can get past it and hopefully by December I’ll be ready to play.”
George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told the Evening Standard newspaper on Wednesday that the government will do whatever it can “to make this happen.”
I’ve done some dumb things in my day, but starting Brian Hoyer over Drew Brees (yes, that Drew Brees) may top the list.
Robinson, the starting mike linebacker, was the first Redskins player to have at least 14 tackles in a game since Perry Riley did so in the season opener in 2013.
Brown has appeared in 38 NFL games with three starts with the Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys. He played in seven games with the Cowboys last season and had one sack.
Sam, the SEC defensive player of the year last season at Missouri, has yet to make an appearance on an NFL team’s 53-man active roster for a game.
Amid political cries to change the name of Washington, D.C.’s NFL football team, at least one A-list celebrity doesn’t want see the moniker and logo go.
Thousands of fans left FedEx Field Sunday afternoon with memories of Kai Forbath’s game-winning 22-yard field goal as time expired, the lasting image of the ball splitting the uprights and players spilling onto the field to celebrate. Few fans think twice about the snap that set it up.