Spencer Long performed well filling in for Shawn Lauvao, who was injured in Week 3 and had five total surgeries. Presuming Lauvao is healthy in training camp, there will be a healthy competition for the starting left guard spot.
Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s and also coached the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.
Commissioner John Swofford said Thursday the ACC Network will launch in August 2019 as part of an extended media deal with ESPN that now runs through the 2035-36 season.
The Redskins lost two tight ends in the preseason last year. They should be stocked at the position this season because of the return of Niles Paul, Logan Paulsen and addition of Vernon Davis.
One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.
With the addition of rookie Josh Doctson to DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon and Jamison Crowder, the Redskins have the components for one of the deepest wide receiving cores in the league.
Jones is being counted on as the Redskins’ lead back after they chose not to retain Alfred Morris. He’s worked on the ball security issues that troubled him in his rookie season, but training camp will be the true test.
Reporting news of the death of Redskins fan Zema Williams on Tuesday, sports blog Deadspin declared the fan better known by his alter ego of Chief Zee was “naive” and “aggressively racist” for wearing an Indian headdress at the Washington football team’s games. Reaction on social media outlets was largely negative.
Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons.
Goodell probably feels vindicated but he’s still a villain here. Deflategate has become his personal quest, the latest opportunity to recover from a string of defeats when he has overreached.
Washington opens training camp in 10 days. For the first time since he has been in the NFL, Kirk Cousins will walk into camp as the clear No. 1 QB.
Once the 2017 season arrives, after a year under the franchise tag, Cousins is likely to play where he is “wanted” most and that probably will not be Washington.