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Video, audio surfaces of Williams-Sherman incident

Video, audio surfaces of Williams-Sherman incident

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
After the Seahawks defeated the Redskins on Sunday, FOX cameras caught an image of Redskins tackle Trent Williams applying an open hand to the face of Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. The folks at Q13, the FOX affiliate in Seattle, have more video a…
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  • Drew Brees named to Pro Bowl roster due to RGIII injury

    Drew Brees named to Pro Bowl roster due to RGIII injury

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    With the injury to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III requiring surgery on Wednesday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named to the Pro Bowl roster in his place. According to Nakia Hogan of the New Orleans Times-Picayun…
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  • Durant's 26 help OKC bounce back after Wizards loss

    Durant's 26 help OKC bounce back after Wizards loss

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Durant's 26 help OKC bounce back after Wizards loss
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  • NFC East: 2012's most-injured division

    NFC East: 2012's most-injured division

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News takes an annual team-by-team look at injuries and ranks teams in order of games lost by starters due to injury. According to Rick's study, which you can find here, the Washington Redskins lost the second-most gam…
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  • The Health Of An NFL Player Belongs To Everyone But The Player …

    The Health Of An NFL Player Belongs To Everyone But The Player Himself

    deadspin.com Jan 9, 2013
    "Greatness is not given," Robert Griffin III says in his national Gatorade spot. "Greatness is taken, when the weak and distracted are resting on their reputations." More »
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  • Wizards' Wall aims for Saturday season debut

    Wizards' Wall aims for Saturday season debut

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 9, 2013
    Playing for the blue team in a Washington Wizards scrimmage, John Wall stripped the ball from a player on the white team, outran a defender down the right sideline and went high with his left hand for a dunk.
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  • LaRoche: Davey a big reason for coming back

    LaRoche: Davey a big reason for coming back

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    First baseman Adam LaRoche made it clear throughout the offseason that he wanted to return to the Nationals, and it happened Tuesday, when he signed a two-year, $24 million deal with a mutual option for a third season.
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  • Dr. Andrews hopes and believes RG3 will be ready for season

    Dr. Andrews hopes and believes RG3 will be ready for season

    As you surely know by now, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had knee surgery in Florida on Tuesday. That leads to the natural followup question about when he’ll be able to get back on the football field. Estimates have varied wildly so far and it
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  • RG III has torn LCL, ACL ligaments fixed

    RG III has torn LCL, ACL ligaments fixed

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III quarterback had his torn lateral collateral ligament repaired and a "re-do" of his previous anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, Dr. James Andrews said Wednesday in a statement.
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  • One thing to know: When will RGIII return?

    One thing to know: When will RGIII return?

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    We've been spoiled by Robert Griffin III's immediate success, but after suffering a significant knee injury, Mike Florio wonders if we'll see the same RGIII when he returns under center for the Redskins. His rehab timetable is still considered undetermi…
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  • D.C. mayor wants the Redskins to consider changing their name

    D.C. mayor wants the Redskins to consider changing their name

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    The mayor of Washington, D.C., would like the Washington Redskins to reconsider their nickname. Mayor Vincent Gray said today that he’d like to explore the possibility of the Redskins (who currently play their home games in Landover, Maryland and have t
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  • Breakfast links: Will Cowboys play a 4-3?

    Breakfast links: Will Cowboys play a 4-3?

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Well, that was a busy night for the one division that doesn't still have a team playing, now wasn't it? Links. Washington Redskins There are few easy answers when it comes to handling an athlete's knee, and as Robert Griffin III heads for surgery to rep…
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  • Sav Rocca to have surgery, Pierre Garcon hoping to avoid it

    Sav Rocca to have surgery, Pierre Garcon hoping to avoid it

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    While one member of the Washington Redskins will be undergoing surgery this offseason, another is still hoping to avoid it. According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, punter Sav Rocca will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. R…
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 04:05

    'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III

    Jan 9
    Take the ride with RG3 as he goes from trying to defeat the Seattle Seahawks to re-aggravating his knee injury and watching his team lose in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 04:05

    'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III

    Jan 9
    Take the ride with RG3 as he goes from trying to defeat the Seattle Seahawks to re-aggravating his knee injury and watching his team lose in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: RG III Has Surgery To Repair Knee 02:37

    NFL Live OT: RG III Has Surgery To Repair Knee

    Jan 9
    Mark Schlereth and Brian Dawkins discuss Robert Griffin III's surgery to repair his torn ACL and LCL in right knee.
  • Video - Analyzing RG3's injury 05:04

    Analyzing RG3's injury

    Jan 9
    Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache joins "NFL Total Access" and gives a detailed medical perspective of Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III' recent knee injury.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...