Russell Westbrook makes Mark Cuban eat his words with huge game, winning shot
Chicago Bears wide receiver Deonte Thompson has testified in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez. The former New England Patriots tight end played football with Thompson at the University of Florida. Thompson testified Monday about a Florida party he invited Hernandez to in February 2013. Hernandez smiled when Thompson referred to him as “my guy.” Thompson's team, then the Baltimore Ravens, had just won the Super Bowl. Thompson said he remembers Hernandez introducing Alexander Bradley as “my homie” and said they appeared to be good friends. Prosecutors say Hernandez shot Bradley days later because he feared Bradley would tell authorities he saw Hernandez kill two men in Boston
Fans thinking that the Redskins might have a major shift in their draft philosophy after the abrupt firing of Scot McCloughan should think again. McCloughan always talked about taking the best player on the board regardless of need. Bruce Allen says that the final say on who gets taken when the Redskins are on the clock will come down to the grade.
After receiving a franchise tag in 2015, Stephen Gostkowski went from one of the most consistent kickers in the NFL to a question mark at times. However, a rule change proposed by the Washington Redskins could increase his value in the coming years. The prospective rule change would alter the format of the kickoff and add an element to the receiving team’s field position. Currently the kickoff can end with the kick returner bringing the ball downfield or a touchback that moves it to the 25-yard line. The rule change would allow the kicking team to send the ball through the upright and pin the opposing team on the 20-yard line. Gostkowski has proven he has the ability to take advantage of recent