Gruden said he named Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback in February to end the persistent questions, then held the competition he wanted. If that were truly the case, he would have held it last summer.
With a new quarterback and the top two wide receivers from last year gone, it may appear the Terrapins could have trouble moving the football. They’re ready to prove they can.
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison.
Jones missed practice for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, as the Redskins are being careful not to burn out their hard-nosed rookie running back.
A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film “Concussion” is already sparking controversy.
With Robert Griffin III’s status uncertain, McCoy is set to play all of Thursday’s preseason finale against the Jaguars while Kirk Cousins and the starters sit out ahead of the start of the regular season.
The NFL has gone to great lengths to make the game more offensively oriented, and the widespread use of gloves by receivers has made it so nearly any pass thrown in a player’s direction can be caught.
Griffin was passed over in favor of Kirk Cousins on Monday, which could mean that his tenure with the Redskins, one that began with so much circumstance three years ago, is just about over.
Cousins, named the Redskins’ starting quarterback on Monday, believes he has learned from the mistakes and improved significantly after spend the better part of the last three years in Robert Griffin III’s shadow.
How much the injury to Robert Griffin III played into the decision on Monday remains unclear, but Cousins, who has played in 14 games during his three seasons, should have a chance to keep that role.
The “football people” who have had their say at Redskins Park in the past have failed miserably, leaving little hope that the correct decisions will be made when the team names a starting quarterback.
Goodell and Brady, the Patriots’ quarterback, attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute in a day or two.