The Washington Redskins are 1-1 now and have one of their most challenging games coming up as they host the Oakland Raiders during prime time this Sunday. Oakland is a good team with a lot of confidence, talented young players, a good QB in Derek Carr and an offensive that was first in the league according to NFL.com. The team is also 2-0. Die-hard Washington fans pretty much know what folks around here are saying about the Raiders. But what is the opposition saying about the Burgundy and Gold? Raiders cornerback David Amerson is a former Redskin. He was drafted in the second round by Washington in 2013 and played here for just over two years. He seems to be thriving out on the West Coast, obviously
Sunday, September 24, will be a huge day on Yahoo Sports. Along with the latest from London ahead of the game, our group of experts will also discuss injury replacements for your fantasy team and debate if Russell Wilson will finally hit his stride in Week 3. Andy Behrens, Brad Evans, Liz Loza, Tank Williams, Nicole Zaloumis and Dr. Greg Horner will tackle all that and much more starting on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET.
Last season, the former MVP made $21.3 million in the final year of a five-year rookie contract extension, and while injuries had slowed his game he was playing better. LeBron James wants to see his man Rose get paid again, Dave McMenamin of ESPN said on The Jump. Maybe Rose looks great at the mini-camp LeBron is hosting for the Cavs in Santa Barbara, I hope he is, but preseason everybody is “killing it” or “has lost/gained 15 pounds and is in the best shape of his life” or “has worked hard and now has an impressive jump shot.” Rose probably does look great in Cavaliers camp against Jose Calderon, let’s see how he looks once he has to go up against real NBA players.