Ezekiel Elliott suspension battle may be smoldering start to inevitable labor inferno
Few Redskins players draw more heated fan reaction than Ryan Grant. In three seasons with Washington, Grant has never missed a game, but he also hasn't produced much. His career stats: 39 catches for 412 yards and two touchdowns. Regardless, Jay Gruden and the Redskins coaching staff appreciates Grant in a way few fans understand. Grant is able to back up both the slot and outside receivers, and knows the roles of all the players. "He’s really strong, he’s in great shape, and he’s Mr. Consistent," Gruden said of Grant. "Everything we ask him to do he does, and he does it right." When Jamison Crowder missed time in Richmond with a hamstring strain, Grant stepped into Crowder's slot role. When
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Responding again to last weekend’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and the conflicts that erupted there, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday that Americans should work together, not “tear each other apart.” On Monday, following the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Earnhardt posted a tweet in which he said that “Hatred, bigotry, & racism should have no place in this great country. Spread love.” Earnhardt is a frequent social-media commentator after years of aggressively avoiding that form of media. He was one of several athletes who used social media to comment on the Charlottesville situation. “It’s sad and frustrating to see what happened, and you feel sort
Dedric Lawson was accused of walking out on an $88 tab, according to a police report obtained by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, but the general manager of the restaurant released a statement clearing the player of wrongdoing. Here’s what was alleged to have happened: Lawson was at a restaurant in Overton Square in Memphis at 1:30 a.m. when he was handed a bill for more than $88 by a waitress. Appearing on 92.9 FM, an ESPN radio station in Memphis, he said that he ordered two drinks worth a total of $10.50 and gave the waitress $12, but she wanted him to pay for drinks that were ordered by other people for other people.