Category: Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins

May 29

Dan Quinn addresses Julio Jones’ absence at Falcons OTAs

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Dan Quinn seems optimistic that Julio Jones will be back with the team sooner rather than later. The Falcons receiver has been absent from voluntary organized team activities, with reports surfacing that he wants a restructured contract.” Jones, 29, signed a five-year extension worth $71.25 million in 2015 and has three years and $34.43 million …

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May 19

Seahawks likely to save $5.975 million on Cliff Avril release

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Unlike in 2017, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t strapped for cash heading into the 2018 season. In fact, barring a major change or sudden offseason pickup, like signing a big name player to a one-year deal like Dez Bryant, the Seahawks have more than enough money to navigate the entire season comfortably and will be in …

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May 12

Maddox was the Steelers entrenched starter when they drafted Roethlisberger, and was willing to help his eventual replacement learn how to adjust to the pro game.

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Howie Kendrick (R), 17 percent, Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants (LHP Ty Blach): Kendrick smacked lefties to the tune of a .322/.390/.511 line last year. He’s batted fifth or higher in the bulk of his games so far this season and his 35 percent hard contact rate is the second-highest of his career. Blach …

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Apr 23

T.J. Jones signs tender with Lions

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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 …

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Apr 21

Raptors hold off Pistons 108-98

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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 …

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Apr 19

Saints hoping draft goes as well this year as last

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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 …

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Apr 10

Tony Romo lands nomination for Sports Emmy

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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 …

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Apr 07

Jets CEO ready to get involved in draft process now

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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 …

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Apr 05

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

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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 …

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Apr 03

Panthers Bids Are Said to Pass $2.5 Billion

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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 …

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