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Albert Haynesworth begins dialysis while testing of potential kidney donors proceeds

Former NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth is moving closer to getting the kidney he needs. Via Jim Wyatt of the Titans’ official website, Haynesworth has provided an update regarding his health situation on Facebook. “First and foremost I want to thank each and everyone that prayed and supported me during this new ordeal, you guys [more]

Josh Norman downplays risks of bull-jumping

Washington cornerback Josh Norman recently took bullfighting to a new level, literally. Norman went to Pamplona to run with the bulls and he ended up jumping over them. Predictably, he recently downplayed the inherently risky behavior during a visit with Rich Eisen. “You can just go outside your front door and get in the car [more]

Pawn Stars shop helps nab thief trying to sell Mark May’s stolen Super Bowl rings

An employee of a Tempe, Ariz. hotel was arrested trying to sell stolen Super Bowl rings belonging to Mark May at a pawn shop in Las Vegas, according to Joe Enea and Shane Dale of ABC 15. Gold & Silver Pawn, the store featured on History Channel’s decade-long program Pawn Stars, helped authorities bust hotel [more]

Joe Theismann calls Alex Smith’s leg injury “exactly like mine”

Watching Alex Smith‘s horrific leg injury brought back nightmares for Joe Theismann, who was in the stadium when it happened last fall. Theismann’s career came to an end in 1985 when Lawrence Taylor snapped his leg. The former Washington quarterback said it took him 20 years to watch the play. He hoped to never see [more]

NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks

The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans, however, and the two sides wrapped things up after several hours of conversations. A joint statement from the [more]

Washington, Brandon Scherff reportedly “far apart” in talks

When Washington finally made a first-round draft pick, three years after the failed trade up for RGIII, the team landed a quality player in guard Brandon Scherff. Scherff is now entering the last year of his contract, and it could be his last year in D.C. Erin Hawksworth of 106.7 the Fan recently reported that [more]

Adrian Peterson: We really look good with Case Keenum

Washington is giving rookie Dwayne Haskins a chance to win the starting job over veteran Case Keenum. Running back Adrian Peterson makes it clear who he expects to start opening day. “With Case Keenum, the quarterback runs everything, right?” Peterson said this weekend at SportsCon 2019 in Dallas, via Patrik Walker of 247Sports. “Offensively, we [more]

Todd Gurley should be very happy with his Madden rating

We’ve spent plenty of time the past couple of days talking about players being upset with their ratings in the new Madden game, and the motivation they have drawn from it. One player who shouldn’t be upset (and in turn has no basis for extra motiviation) is Rams running back Todd Gurley. Gurley is the [more]

Raiders sign Jonathan Cooper

The Raiders recently learned that guard Richie Incognito will be suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season. Incognito is slated to compete for the left guard job in Oakland and Monday saw the team add a veteran who could find himself in the mix for that spot before, after and during Incognito’s [more]

Alex Smith no longer wearing external fixator on right leg

Alex Smith said last month that he expected to be able to stop wearing an external fixator on his right leg in July and the Washington quarterback’s hope has been realized. Smith had been wearing the fixator for months in order to help promote healing in the bones that he broke last year, but his [more]

Champ Bailey chooses agent Jack Reale as HOF presenter

Jack Reale represented Champ Bailey throughout his playing career and Reale will represent Bailey at this summer’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony as well. Bailey has selected Reale as his presenter for the August 3 event in Canton, Ohio. Reale represented Bailey’s older brother Ron and took on Champ as a client when he left [more]

Derrius Guice: No reason to freak out over my hamstring

Washington running back Derrius Guice is downplaying the hamstring injury that may cause him to miss the start of training camp. When a fan on Twitter told Guice that a lot of people are freaking out, Guice replied, “For no reason.” In another tweet, Guice indicated that reports about his health are overstating the concern. [more]

Report: Derrius Guice injures hamstring

A couple months ago, Washington running back Derrius Guice was expecting to be full-go at the start of training camp. That may no longer be the case. Guice has suffered a hamstring injury and may miss the start of training camp, Erin Hawksworth of 106.7 The Fan reports. That’s a disappointing setback for Guice, who [more]

“Hundreds of calls and offers” received after Albert Haynesworth asks for a kidney

Former NFL standout Albert Haynesworth has asked the fans for a kidney, and the fans are responding. Via the Knoxville News Sentinel, Vanderbilt University Medical Center chief communications officer John Howser said in a statement that the facility has received “hundreds of calls and offers for organ donation from well-wishers and individuals expressing interest.” That’s [more]

Four NFL teams have lost significant numbers of fans in last decade

Not surprisingly, fewer fans are going to games in person. Financial news site 24/7 Wall St. used sports attendance data from ESPN over the past 10 years and found every one of the four major sports leagues in the United States has seen a decline in total attendance from 2008 to 2018. But not every [more]

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