Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson appears to be headed to doing something he hasn’t done since last September—taking snaps in a game. It’s a question of when, not if. The 2016 first-round pick left practice early on August 6 with a hamstring injury. While the injury wasn’t as serious as it was first feared, it still has kept him out of the Redskins’ preseason opener against the Ravens and out of practice until yesterday. Doctson has not appeared in a game for the Redskins since last September, when he played a total of 31 snaps in the team’s first two games before being shut down due to a lingering Achilles injury. As the team took the field at Redskins Park, Doctson came out in shoulder pads
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.