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Trent Williams, Josh Norman lose money for skipping team’s offseason work

Josh Norman and Trent Williams had their base salaries slightly adjusted downward after failing to participate in 90 percent of Washington’s offseason workouts, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The players might not notice. Norman’s base salary falls from $13.5 million to $13.3 million for 2018, and Williams saw his drop from $10 million to $9.85 [more]

Several NFL players among the world’s highest-paid celebrities

Forbes is out with its annual list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world, and several NFL players made the cut. The highest-ranked NFL player is Matt Ryan, who checks in at No. 29 with an estimated $67.3 million, according to Forbes. That comes from the contract Ryan signed this year as well as endorsement [more]

Adonis Alexander signs his rookie deal

Cornerback Adonis Alexander didn’t wait long to sign his first NFL contract. Washington used a sixth-round pick on Alexander in Wednesday’s supplemental draft and announced on Friday that Alexander has signed his four-year rookie deal with the team. Alexander left Virginia Tech and entered the supplemental draft after being declared academically ineligible for the 2018 [more]

Ben McAdoo believes in the Giants, not so much in the Eagles

On a day when the notion of bias has infiltrated the national discourse, former Giants coach Ben McAdoo has shown that his natural inclination against the team that fired him won’t affect his assessment of the organization. McAdoo told the New York Post that he likes what the Giants have done, and that he thinks [more]

Adonis Alexander is using college mistakes “as a learning tool”

Adonis Alexander had red flags. That is, after all, why he was in the supplemental draft. But Washington had some inside information with defensive backs coach Torrian Gray having served as Alexander’s position coach in 2015 at Virginia Tech when the cornerback made 55 tackles, 10 pass breakups and four interceptions. “Coach Gray knows exactly [more]

Washington waives Sam Irwin-Hill

Washington waived punter Sam Irwin-Hill on Wednesday. The move came soon after they selected Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander in the supplemental draft. Irwin-Hill, 27, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Arkansas in April 2017. Dallas waived him before the start of the regular season. Washington signed Irwin-Hill in March. [more]

Supplemental draft ends with two players selected

Two NFC East teams added help for their secondary during Wednesday’s supplemental draft, but the other 30 clubs left without any new additions to their rosters. Former Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal went to the Giants in the third round and Washington plucked a local prospect in the sixth round when they selected former Virginia [more]

Washington takes Adonis Alexander in sixth round of supplemental draft

We have more breakneck action in the supplemental draft. In the sixth round, Washington took Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander. They will now lose their 2019 sixth-rounder in exchange. Alexander was academically ineligible to return to college in the fall, hence his supplemental status. There were also some concerns about a past drug suspension, but [more]

Orlando Scandrick sharing his veteran wisdom with new teammates

Orlando Scandrick has never played in a Super Bowl, but he’s spent 10 seasons in the NFL and played 125 games. So the veteran cornerback is sharing his knowledge with his new teammates in Washington. “The first thing I saw from Scan was that he’s a veteran, man,” Washington receiver Josh Doctson said, via Drew [more]

Josh Doctson hopes for a “huge” third year

Washington receiver Josh Doctson, a first-round pick in 2016, hasn’t done much in two NFL seasons. He hopes to do a lot more in year three. “Every new year I’m looking to be better. I have been better,” Doctson said Saturday at a football camp at TCU, via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Just [more]

Report: Arrest warrant issued for Jabar Gaffney vandalizing Lito Sheppard’s car

In June, former NFL cornerback Lito Sheppard accused former NFL wide receiver Jabar Gaffney of doing $14,000 of damage to his car by slashing the tires and pouring a contaminant in the gas tank while Sheppard was dining at a restaurant. Gaffney denied Sheppard’s claim, which was made after watching surveillance video of the parking [more]

Former NFL defensive lineman Barry Cofield arrested for heroin possession, assault of an officer

Former Washington Redskins and New York Giants defensive lineman Barry Cofield was arrested in an Orlando suburb after falling asleep at the wheel of his car, fleeing police and being found with heroin in his possession. According to Michael Williams of the Orlando Sentinel, Cofield was found passed out at the wheel of his SUV [more]

Orlando Scandrick would love to play with Dez Bryant again

Wide receiver Dez Bryant said recently that the “last problem” he has is finding a team for the 2018 season, but the veteran remains unsigned since being released by the Cowboys this offseason. Cornerback Orlando Scandrick, one of his former teammates in Dallas, said he’s a “little bit” surprised that Bryant hasn’t landed with a [more]

Derrius Guice raises $21,000 for cancer center

Washington rookie running back Derrius Guice hasn’t played in an NFL game yet, but he’s already making an impact. Guice was inspired by seeing the mother of his best friend successfully undergo treatment at the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in his hometown of Baton Rouge, and so he decided to raise money for the [more]

Brandon Scherff remains in line for a huge deal

With Jaguars guard Andrew Norwell and, more recently, Cowboys guard Zack Martin cashing in, another established interior offensive lineman remains in line for a new deal of his own: Washington guard Brandon Scherff. As explained by Kareem Copeland of the Washington Post, Scherff is the next guard to get paid big money. The only question [more]

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