Williams, the Redskins’ starting left tackle, was unable to practice on Wednesday but returned to practice, albeit in a limited fashion, on Thursday. Meriweather, the starting strong safety, was placed on injured reserve.
Jordan Todman juked one defender and stiff-armed another on his way to a 62-yard touchdown run that helped the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night.
Jones was an overlooked third-string quarterback just four months ago. Now the third-year sophomore is the central figure in a Buckeyes’ offense heading into the national semifinal game against Alabama at the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.
Beckham is certainly a contender headed into his game at St. Louis on Sunday, based on his last 10 games. If he wins rookie of the year honors, he’d be the first Giants player to win the award.
Thompson, the second-year running back, is among several unproven players who have gotten an opportunity to play for the Redskins in the final month of the season, but those chances have almost exclusively come as the result of an injury to someone else.
Good luck to all of those playing for fantasy football titles this week. For the rest of us, whose thoughts have shifted from what was to what will be, my team-by-team thoughts with an eye on 2015.
If the star and director can’t get on the same page heading into the offseason, there’s little hope they’ll ever produce a hit together. But don’t be surprised if there’s another take next year.
McCoy was placed on injured reserve by the Redskins on Tuesday, with constant examinations Sunday night and Monday unable to show any immediate remedy for the pinched nerve in his neck.
It’s Batman and Robin, Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins, back together again — the two quarterbacks who have been thrown together since they were drafted in 2012. Now? The Redskins may not have one NFL quarterback between them.
Just weeks after announcing a deal to install a Wi-Fi network from China’s Huawei Technologies at their 85,000-seat stadium, the Washington Redskins are moving in a different direction.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has seemingly reached a Jedi Master level of trash talk by confusing the men who tackle him the hardest with compliments.
Griffin will replace Colt McCoy, who started the last three games for the Redskins but was unable to play more than a dozen snaps after aggravating a neck injury in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.