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Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal the two-game suspension for his latest helmet-to-helmet blow, a hit his coach called a "legitimate football play" while teammates stood up for him with much stronger words.
Jul 24, 2014; Richmond, VA, USA; Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson carries the ball past Redskins head coach Jay Gruden during practice on day one of training camp at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
Most significant move: The Redskins released veteran backup linebacker Rob Jackson , a move that in truth was only mildly surprising.
There are three in the books and now only one preseason exhibition game remains for the cast of wannabes and hopefuls all vying for a place on the Washington Redskins ' final 53-man roster.
Clearly more than owner Daniel Snyder is willing to pay. While the debate over the name rages on - from Mike Ditka and Sarah Palin staunchly supporting it , to President Obama and Native American advocacy groups pushing hard for its abolishment - Snyder remains stiff-necked.
The Redskins completed the first round of roster cuts, releasing center/guard Mike McGlynn, wide receiver Rashad Ross and tight end Matt Veldman, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Aug 18, 2014; Landover, MD, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel scrambles with the ball in the end zone as Washington Redskins defensive tackle Barry Cofield chases in the second quarter at FedEx Field.
"It's going to be very necessary for us to play great defense early on in the season, most likely."
The NFL once again has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his latest blow to the head of an opponent, which the league said is his sixth violation of player safety rules.
In the fall of 2012, freshman signal caller Robert Griffin III electrocuted the gridiron cosmos by injecting an overdose of the read-option into the NFL and sending the advanced offensive formula coursing through the veins of the big leagues.
Terrence Brooks, the Ravens' rookie third-round pick, says he's learned what he needs to do to be successful on the field.
Aug 23, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith gains yardage after his catch against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium.
Robert Griffin III is pressured by Baltimore outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, right, during Saturday's exhibition.
Jay Gruden only had two quarterbacks in each of his three seasons with Cincinnati, but Griffin still needs to prove his durability.
A look at the snap count for each player on the Redskin for the all-important 3rd preseason game and regular season dress rehearsal The Redskins meaningless preseason win streak was finally snapped as they fell to the Baltimore Ravens 23 to 17 in this nearly annual preseason addition of the battle of the beltways.
The Bucs made their first wave of cuts Sunday, parting ways with 12 players, including WRs Eric Page , Skye Dawson and Tommy Streeter .
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:58 am
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