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While more than 30 Washington Redskins players gather this week to practice, build camaraderie and maybe, just maybe, improve some element of their game that could eventually transfer to the standings, Trent Williams is more than 1,200 miles away.
There was a moment during the Washington Redskins' players-only practice Tuesday when the next phase of the team's defensive master plan started to materialize.
And so it began, another set of voluntary workouts for Washington Redskins players who were inclined to show up. Roughly 30 did so Tuesday morning, dressed in assorted T-shirts and shorts as they straggled onto a field in Northern Virginia. Inside linebacker London Fletcher was a conspicuous latecomer, arriving after the players had gone through warm-ups and split into their position groups.
The best golfers in the world are coming here this week to knock the dimpled ball around at Congressional. At stake, assuming they don't get swallowed up by the tall grass, is the U.S. Open golf championship. It's a fairly big deal.
FedEx Field is undergoing yet another facelift, but this time the Washington Redskins are taking seats out. A major renovation to construct party decks at both ends of the stadium's upper level is under way. The multimillion dollar project is expected to reduce the seating capacity by several thousand and conclude in time for the start of the 2012 season, according to a team source who requested anonymity because the Redskins have not officially announced the project.
Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier says Vikings coaches stand firmly behind their owners in the NFL labor dispute and were not consulted before the NFL Coaches Association filed a brief supporting the players.
Washington Redskins players have scheduled their next set of informal practices for June 14-16, special teams captain Lorenzo Alexander said Thursday.
A misdemeanor assault charge against Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was dismissed Tuesday in Fairfax County court under a statute that allows for such a dismissal if the victim acknowledges he received satisfaction for the injury.
Say this much for the Cleveland Cavaliers: They don't take rejection lying down. A year after LeBron James jilted them for the Miami Heat, reducing a 61-win team to a 19-win team, they're reportedly trying to regain their mojo with one bold move. ESPN The Magazine, citing NBA sources, says the Cavs want to acquire the second pick in the draft to go with the first (which they lucked into in the lottery).