The coach, who serves as his own defensive coordinator and typically runs a 3-4 scheme, has been pleased with the results so far.
The Maryland Terrapins upperclassmen can feel the difference a new coach like Durkin makes. Still it’s going to take some time before the Terrapins can stand up to East Division rivals Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State.
Manusky has buzzed around practices with unabated enthusiasm. On the field he’s as relentless as a jackhammer, pushing his players through drills with an energy more suited for gamedays than a sunny Tuesday in August.
Crowder, who missed the first preseason game with a hamstring strain, injured one of his knees in the Redskins’ 22-18 win against the Jets last week. His availability for Friday’s game is uncertain.
Doctson has been on the physically unable to perform list with left Achilles tendon tendonitis. On Tuesday, he increased his rehabilitation and Gruden said Doctson could play in the fourth preseason game.
Calling himself a “redskin,” new Washington cornerback Josh Norman told ESPN magazine he had no problem with the NFL franchise’s nickname.
Cousins’ stature as the Redskins’ starting quarterback for a second consecutive season has resulted in plenty of time under center on the practice field, but just eight snaps in preseason games.
Jones, who sustained a second-degree sprain in the AC joint in his left shoulder last week against the Jets, expects to be ready for the Redskins regular-season opener against the Steelers.
We remain at the mercy of the NFL’s preseason folly — a four-game schedule of delusion and illusion — simply because it is the first football we see after the Super Bowl ends the season before.
The inconsistencies that Sudfeld weathered on Friday night illustrated the challenge a rookie faces as he balances the desire to be perfect and learn at the same time.
The defending national champion Crimson Tide is the No. 1 team in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the fifth time overall and third time under coach Nick Saban.
Kelly said he has kicked starting safety Redfield off the team and suspended reserve cornerback Butler indefinitely after they were arrested in separate incidents.