All eyes are on the NFL today ― but not just for what happens after the kickoffs. After President Donald Trump in a Friday speech and then in a series of follow-up posts of Twitter criticized NFL athletes who have been protesting racism by kneeling during the national anthem, many other players are expected to demonstrate before today’s games. Such a protest occurred in Sunday’s very first game ― played in London ― and included the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars owner, Shahid Khan, joining in it with some of his players.
Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter PHILADELPHIA -- Three key players for the Philadelphia Eagles were injured in the first half of their 27-24 victory against the New York Giants. Running back Darren Sproles (wrist), defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (calf) and middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (ankle) are all out. Players from both the Eagles and Giants took a knee around Sproles following an awkward plant and hit from safety Darian Thompson. Trainers were looking at the knee area. Sproles was able to walk off under his own power, though, and the concern quickly turned to his wrist as he held his right arm in obvious pain as he headed indoors. Hicks and Cox were both lost in the
LANDOVER, Md. -- Convinced no one outside their locker room gave them a chance to beat the Oakland Raiders, the Washington Redskins put together the kind of complete performance that made them worthy of the prime-time spotlight. Kirk Cousins threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, Chris Thompson had 188 all-purpose yards and a score and the Redskins sacked Derek Carr four times, forced three turnovers and held the Raiders to 128 yards in a dominating 27-10 victory on Sunday night. "We wanted to show everybody what the Washington Redskins really could do because everybody didn't give us a heck of a chance," cornerback Josh Norman said. "Our boys showed up and they played some heck of a ball