Category: Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins

Apr 23

T.J. Jones signs tender with Lions

texans_130

Wide receiver T.J. Jones signed his restricted free agent tender on the first day of the Lions’ offseason program. The Lions made the announcement on Monday afternoon. Jones was tendered at the lowest of the three levels earlier this offseason and stands to make a little more than $1.9 million during the 2018 season. Jones …

Continue reading

Apr 21

Raptors hold off Pistons 108-98

texans_113

VanVleet was out with lower back tightness, and Ibaka had the night off to rest for Toronto. The game didn’t mean much in terms of seeding in the East, but Toronto (59-22) now leads Golden State (58-23) by a game for home-court advantage in a possible NBA Finals matchup. Manziel, 25, completed 13 of 32 …

Continue reading

Apr 19

Saints hoping draft goes as well this year as last

texans_096

No team had a better draft than the Saints in 2017. Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore became the first teammates to sweep the AP Rookie of the Year awards since 1967. Ryan Ramczyk, Marcus Williams, Alex Anzalone and Trey Hendrickson proved big contributors, too. But the Saints don’t have as many picks — or draft …

Continue reading

Apr 10

Tony Romo lands nomination for Sports Emmy

broncos_023-500x500

After just one season as the top color man for CBS Sports’ NFL coverage in 2017, Tony Romo has been nominated for an Emmy award. The broadcasting giant announced this news on Wednesday. According to 247 Sports, Romo will be competing against Kirk Herbstreit, John Smoltz as well as fellow CBS peers Gary Danielson and …

Continue reading

Apr 07

Jets CEO ready to get involved in draft process now

texans_071

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam made himself visible when his coaches and scouts were watching pro days for the top prospects last month. Now the guy who runs the Jets is ready to join the fray, as the ultimate decision-makers are wont to do when it comes to quarterbacks. For a proud franchise like Big Blue …

Continue reading

Apr 05

Reggie Bush Won’t Encourage Son to Play Football Due to Injuries

patriots_150-223x223

Former USC standout and NFL running back Reggie Bush isn’t particularly bullish on the idea of his son growing up to play football one day. I’m not going to encourage him to play football, but I will definitely support him whatever he does, Bush said, per TMZ Sports. Bush noted he would be extremely happy …

Continue reading

Apr 03

Panthers Bids Are Said to Pass $2.5 Billion

jets_098

The price of the Carolina Panthers has reached $2.5 billion, according to people familiar with bids for the NFL team, which would set a record for a U.S. professional sports franchise. The rapid escalation in bidding has prompted Michael Rubin, the billionaire executive chairman of sports-apparel company Fanatics, to drop out of the process, said …

Continue reading

Mar 27

Jackson already names Taylor starting QB

ravens_013

If the Cleveland Browns draft a quarterback with one of the two picks they have in the top four of the upcoming NFL Draft, the rookie will not be competing for a starting job this summer. The Broncos might have come closest by bringing on Case Keenum, but his two-year deal hardly removes the position …

Continue reading

Mar 25

Jets offered Kirk Cousins $30 million per year

canucks_012

Appearing in recent weeks on PFT Live, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News predicted that the Jets would offer quarterback Kirk Cousins the most money, but that he would choose to sign with another team. Ronald Gasser was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of former NFL running back …

Continue reading

Mar 22

Nelson broke into the league in 2008 as a second-round pick of the Packers, but needed time to develop into one of the NFL’s most proficient deep threats.

packers_109

He eclipsed the 1,200-yard mark in four seasons between 2011 and 2016 to help establish Green Bay as an offensive powerhouse. That earned him a four-year, $39 million contract extension in 2014 — a deal he ultimately couldn’t live up to as age and injury eroded his impact on the game. Nelson has been an …

Continue reading