"Garish uniforms" was the two-word rationale the Redskins used in their proposal to opt out of wearing the NFL's Color Rush uniforms. The NFL is allowing teams to suggest rule changes for the upcoming 2017 season. It may come as a surprise as the Redskins' only Thursday night game last season was on Thanksgiving, meaning they did not have to participate in the Color Rush game.
On Thursday, Jason La Canfora published a column detailing the Washington Redskins unique situation regarding their front office structure, and in doing so, he dropped a tidbit of information about the Buffalo Bills, mentioning that the team was considering bringing in front office executives who’s line of thinking was more conducive to that of new coach Sean McDermott, than that of general manager Doug Whaley’s. Should Whaley catch the ax following the draft, the next person hired, whoever that may be, will still be the general manager. This won’t be an ‘Office-style’ “Assistant to” situation – it would be the system put in place that Andy Reid – someone that coach McDermott coached under for years – had in Philadelphia and now in Kansas City.
Free-agent NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and wife Kristin Cavallari are moving from Chicago to Nashville, PEOPLE.com reports. The Bears cut Cutler earlier this month after eight seasons with the team. Cutler started just five games last season due to injury, finishing the year with 1,059 passing yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions.