Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams signed a five-year extension with the team, he announced Saturday.
An independent neurologist vetoed the Redskins’ permission for Griffin to play in a preseason game on Saturday, finding that the quarterback has not completely recovered from a concussion.
The two teams, meeting in a preseason game in Baltimore, couldn’t be any different, ranging from their stadiums to their quarterback situations to their success in recent years.
General manager Scot McCloughan said Thursday he intends to have Galette, who signed a one-year deal, was expected to be a starter and is now out for the season with an injury, return to the team next season.
Griffin wouldn’t divulge any updates on the injury after he left the Redskins’ preseason game against the Lions last week with a concussion, but was cleared to play in the upcoming game Saturday against the Ravens.
Martin, the victim in the Dolphins’ bullying scandal two seasons ago, wrote on his Facebook profile about multiple attempts he made to commit suicide, acknowledging that he’s always struggled to fit in.
Grossman, the Redskins’ quarterback from 2010 through 2013, signed a non-guaranteed contract to try to win the backup role behind Matt Ryan in the Falcons’ final two weeks of the preseason.
Griffin didn’t show that he could handle an offense under pressure, deliver the ball quickly or avoid unnecessary shots last week against the Lions, which sets coach Jay Gruden up for a crucial personnel decision.
Galette, signed on the second day of training camp, will miss the entire season after he tore his left Achilles tendon in one of the last plays of practice on Wednesday.
A series of high-profile injuries to players on the Redskins and around the NFL have called into question the value of preseason games, yet coaches who need evaluations and players who need reps find them crucial.
Grossman, with the Redskins from 2010 through 2013, has not played in a regular-season game since 2011. He could supplant the struggling T.J. Yates as the backup to Matt Ryan if he were to sign a contract.
Wayne said he was deciding on offers from several teams and eventually chose to join the Patriots simply because the team offered him the best chance to win.