A cornerback and punt returner entering his third season, Crawford was one of eight players waived by the Redskins on Friday as they attempt to get from 75 players to the 53-man roster limit by Saturday afternoon.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.
Thursday marked the Redskins’ final preseason game, leaving roughly two dozen players with one final shot to state their case for making the team to the coaching staff. Redd, an undrafted running back, kept one thought fresh in his mind during a 24-10 victory over the Buccaneers: No negative plays.
Neild, the Redskins’ backup nose tackle, and Jordan, an inside linebacker vying for a spot on the roster, each sustained potentially serious knee injuries during the victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday.
The Denver Broncos quarterback laid into the safety for hitting Wes Welker in the head, which left the slot receiver with his third concussion in 10 months.
Twenty-two Redskins players warmed up and went through individual drills three hours before the team’s preseason game Thursday against Tampa Bay, likely signaling they will not play against the Buccaneers.
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Under CFL rules, a player suspended by the NFL and under contract is not eligible to play in Canada. But if the Cleveland Browns released Gordon, he would be able to play elsewhere.
In an interview with CSN’s Chick Hernandez, Redskins owner Dan Snyder said his organization is “in the process” of designing and planning a new D.C.-area stadium. Watch more here.
After a preseason in which Davis has had a chance to make his case, his final judgment is pending. One respite: The recent suspension of starting strong safety Brandon Meriweather for the first two games of the season should give Davis a greater chance of sticking.
Five questions as the Redskins visit Tampa Bay on Thursday for their final preseason game
Carolina’s fourth-year quarterback is recovering from a hairline fracture to what he described as multiple ribs, but is improving with each day. Newton was injured in Carolina’s preseason game Friday night against New England and hasn’t practiced since.