Archive for the ‘Washington Redskins’ Category

Football is easier for Norman after ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Josh Norman thought football was difficult. The Washington Redskins cornerback had some impressive performances with dance partner Sharna Burgess on the show in Los Angeles and each week took a red-eye back to the East Coast for the team's offseason program. Norman and Burgess finished second to skater Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson.

Football is easier for Norman after ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Josh Norman thought football was difficult. The Washington Redskins cornerback had some impressive performances with dance partner Sharna Burgess on the show in Los Angeles and each week took a red-eye back to the East Coast for the team's offseason program. Norman and Burgess finished second to skater Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson.

Spurs disbanding cheer squad for ‘family friendly’ act

Monday, May 21st, 2018

The San Antonio Spurs have become the first team in the NBA to disband their all-female dance group, announcing plans to replace the squad with a "family-friendly" co-ed act, the franchise has confirmed. The Spurs said a 35-member "hype team" featuring acrobatics, dance, stunts and tumbling would be selected and named later this year, replacing the team's Silver Dancers dancing group. "We are excited to announce our new Spurs hype team," Spurs Sports & Entertainment Vice President Tammy Turner said in a statement.

NFL notebook: Falcons wide receiver Jones expected to skip organized team activities

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Julio Jones is expected to be absent when the Atlanta Falcons begin organized team activities on Monday, and the wide receiver would like "some sort of correction or update" to his contract, according to an NFL Network report Friday. Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Falcons are not overly worried about Jones missing OTAs, and they are "amenable" to tweaking his contract -- which still has two years remaining. Per the report, because Jones is a great player and good teammate, management has no particular aversion to addressing Jones' deal.

Eagles are — unsurprisingly — favorites to win NFC East

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

If the Eagles are able to win the division in 2018, it'll be the first time a team has won the NFC East in back-to-back seasons in over a decade. In the 13 seasons since the 2004 season, the Eagles have won the division four times.

Eagles are — unsurprisingly — favorites to win NFC East

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

If the Eagles are able to win the division in 2018, it'll be the first time a team has won the NFC East in back-to-back seasons in over a decade. In the 13 seasons since the 2004 season, the Eagles have won the division four times.

NFL notebook: Texans’ Watson ‘on schedule’ for training camp

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Deshaun Watson is progressing well in his rehab from major knee surgery, prompting Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien to declare the quarterback is on schedule to be ready for training camp in late July. Watson was experiencing a stellar rookie campaign before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in a practice on Nov. 2. O'Brien told the NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" on Monday that the budding star has repeatedly made big strides while rehabbing the knee.

Redskins tweet that DeAngelo Hall has ‘not yet officially decided to retire’ on Monday night

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Washington Redskins strong safety DeAngelo Hall reportedly retired on Monday. Reports surfaced on Monday that Washington Redskins defensive end DeAngelo Hall was going to retire, telling reporters that he’s done playing football and currently deciding between offers to become a TV commentator, front-office executive or assistant coach.

Eagles sign running back Jones, lock up draft class

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles added some backfield depth Wednesday, or maybe even got a steal, after signing running back Matt Jones to a two-year deal. Jones, a third-round pick of the Washington Redskins in 2015, spent last season bouncing up and down from the practice squad to the team roster with the Indianapolis Colts, where he played in five games, rushing for 14 yards on five carries. Fumble issues wore out his welcome in Washington after two seasons, where he coughed up the ball eight times, losing six of them.

Eagles sign RB Jones, lock up draft class

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles added some backfield depth Wednesday, or maybe even got a steal, after signing running back Matt Jones to a two-year deal. Jones, a third-round pick of the Washington Redskins in 2015, spent last season bouncing up and down from the practice squad to the team roster with the Indianapolis Colts, where he played in five games, rushing for 14 yards on five carries. Fumble issues wore out his welcome in Washington after two seasons, where he coughed up the ball eight times, losing six of them.