By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Redskins general manager Bruce Allen last week defiantly called the $36 million penalty a "travesty of fairness." Goodell on Monday said he had no reaction to Allen's characterization of the penalty.
Right tackles generally aren't valued as highly as left tackles, largely because right tackles don't protect a right-handed quarterback's blind side. That creates an interesting dichotomy when it comes to drafting them.
While coach Mike Shanahan and the Washington Redskins' coaching staff squirm over the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III's right knee, they turn their attention this week to improving the quality of a roster that entered the offseason with the unfamiliar title of NFC East champions.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III expects to have the entire playbook at his disposal in Sunday night's NFC East championship game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Still bothered by the effects of a concussion, Washington Redskins right tackle Tyler Polumbus did not practice Wednesday. His status is uncertain for Sunday's NFC East-deciding game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Kai Forbath keeps making field goals for the Washington Redskins, and Sunday he broke an NFL record.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III is expected to start for the Washington Redskins on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles if he does not aggravate his mildly sprained right knee before then.
Will Montgomery practiced Wednesday through a sprained right knee. But that didn't mean the Washington Redskins' starting center's knee injury was minor.
Before Kory Lichtensteiger answered the question Monday afternoon, he wanted to find some wood on which to knock. Two victories from a division title is no time for a jinx.
Robert Griffin III wanted to play.
When Trent Williams ran into Kory Lichtensteiger on the third play of the Washington Redskins' Thanksgiving Day victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the pain was overwhelming. The left tackle suffered deep left thigh bruise but refused to come out of the game.
Entering this season, the Redskins' offensive line wasn't known for performing in beautiful harmony with precise choreography like "The Five Heartbeats."
It took three quarters Sunday for the Washington Redskins' offense to move the ball effectively without Trent Williams. The left tackle's injury looked bad as his right knee gave out on him early and later when he returned, and he essentially was blocking on one leg.
Taking a look at the Redskins' offense in their 40-32 win over the Saints in Week 1.
Right tackle Tyler Polumbus also said he was planning to play after suffering a concussion in the Redskins' victory over the Cleveland Browns.
Right tackle Tyler Polumbus said it's fun to discuss politics because these are "people you care about and go to war with all the time."