Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, August 22, 11 days before the Washington Redskins cut their roster to 53 on September 2. Timeline The Redskins last played a game 233 days ago; they will open the 2017 season against the Eagles at FedEx Field in 19 days. Today’s schedule: Off day Days until: —Preseason national TV vs. Bengals (8/27) 5 —Redskins @ Rams (9/17) 26 —Sunday night Raiders @ Redskins (9/24) 33 5 reasons for optimism Here are five reasons to be optimistic that the Redskins’ 2017 season will be successful. Tomorrow, the other side of the coin. All starters will be healthy—They still must navigate that third preseason game but assuming they are able to do that they will field
Breitbart has issued an apology to German World Cup winner Lukas Podolski after mistaking him in an article for a traveling migrant on a jet ski. The article, published Friday, was about Spanish police shutting down a gang that was charging migrants 5,000 euros to travel from Morocco via Gibraltar on jet skis. Breitbart amended the article with a new image, and added a note from the editor.
Gregor Clegane, aka the Mountain, is one of the most frightening characters on Game of Thrones, which is precisely why he's been granted the responsibility of protecting Cersei Lannister. In real life, the Mountain may not be nearly as scary (or evil), but he's still a force to be reckoned with. He's played by Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, a professional strongman and former basketball player from Iceland who sits at 6'9" and weighs a hefty 417 pounds. That's not someone you wanna mess with. Hafthór has been making some serious progress in the weight room lately, particularly with his back squats. His most recent Instagram post shows him squatting over 660 pounds, which we're pretty sure equals the