If the journey to the next Kirk Cousins contract were a car ride, the Washington Redskins would have sideswiped every parked vehicle on the street by now. The Redskins have internal problems. On Wednesday, he is due – and from all accounts from league sources, about to receive – a franchise tag that will amount to a one-year deal for $23.94 million in 2017.
Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested on multiple drug charges early Sunday morning, according to court and corrections records. Elam was booked on three felony charges at 3:45 a.m. ET: marijuana possession of more than 20 grams, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and possession of a controlled substance. The list of charges, according to the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, also includes one count of reckless driving. Miami Beach Police said in an arrest report that Elam, who was driving a Range Rover, was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic in a reckless fashion. They later searched the car and discovered a Gucci book bag on the driver's side
This story should be dead, but Richard Sherman refuses to let that happen. He has breathed new life into it with flabbergasting stubbornness and pride. Two months ago, he and local radio host Jim Moore had a testy exchange that ended with Sherman threatening to end Moore’s career. Well, at least that’s what happened according to tape recorders and just about every Seahawks reporter in town. But now the Seattle cornerback seems to be questioning the reality of an indisputable occurrence. In an interview that ran Monday morning, ESPN’s Cari Champion asked Sherman if he regretted what he said to Moore. His response? “No, because nobody ever knew what I said. Once again, sources say. Who was there?