New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham fined $30,000 for ‘dunking’ over goalpost

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham fined $30,000 for ‘dunking’ over goalpost

Good thing he didn’t follow it up with a raise of his middle finger ...

Gruden voices pride in Redskins history, tradition at Welcome Home Lunch

Gruden voices pride in Redskins history, tradition at Welcome Home Lunch

Redskins face “tough cuts” at running back, new coach Jay Gruden says.

‘Redskins’ name will be used in Post news stories

The Washington Post’s editorial board said it will no longer use the NFL team’s nickname, but the policy doesn’t apply to news stories.

London Fletcher says Robert Griffin III is probably the most popular player in the Redskins’ locker room

London Fletcher says Robert Griffin III is probably the most popular player in the Redskins’ locker room

Former Washington captain comes to the defense of current Washington captain.

L.A. Kings goaltending coach used the Stanley Cup in his Ice Bucket Challenge

L.A. Kings goaltending coach used the Stanley Cup in his Ice Bucket Challenge

One can only hope the ice water was derived from the rink on which the prize was won.

Redskins pay tribute to LT Williams, CB Hall and RB Morris during Welcome Home Luncheon

Redskins pay tribute to LT Williams, CB Hall and RB Morris during Welcome Home Luncheon

Redskins pay tribute to leaders on and off the field during Welcome Home Luncheon

Johnny Manziel reportedly fined $12,000 for showing his middle finger to the Redskins bench

Johnny Manziel reportedly fined $12,000 for showing his middle finger to the Redskins bench

The Cleveland Browns quarterback could try to appeal to reduce the fine to 25 percent of his weekly salary, though.

ESPN’s Tom Jackson says he may follow Tony Dungy in refusing to use Redskins name

ESPN’s Tom Jackson says he may follow Tony Dungy in refusing to use Redskins name

Longtime NFL broadcaster says he has no right to tell Native Americans what they should find offensive.

Redskins-Ravens: Five story lines to follow

Redskins-Ravens: Five story lines to follow

The preseason game Saturday will likely serve as the final dress rehearsal for the regular season for the starters.

Don’t overlook RBs’ strength of schedule

Don’t overlook RBs’ strength of schedule

On average, a running back playing one of the five weakest defenses scores 4.3 points more than when he faces one of the five toughest.

Moses aims to show versatility, consistency

Moses aims to show versatility, consistency

At 6 feet, 6 inches tall and 314 pounds, Morgan Moses has the size and strength needed to play offensive tackle in the NFL. But the biggest lesson Washington’s third-round pick out of UVA had to learn this past offseason and training camp involved the need to play with strong technique and fundamentals and not just rely on his size and strength.

Expect Chiefs to take a small step back in 2014

Expect Chiefs to take a small step back in 2014

They have a 6 percent chance of having at least an 11-win season

Steelers endure two trouble-filled days

Steelers endure two trouble-filled days

With running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount facing marijuana charges stemming from traffic stop Wednesday, the Steelers were overrun in Thursday night’s preseason game at Philadelphia in their primary tune-up for the regular season.

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy injures thumb vs. Steelers, says he’ll be fine

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy injures thumb vs. Steelers, says he’ll be fine

X-rays were negative for Philadelphia standout.

Redskins’ Alfred Morris makes receiving a priority

Redskins’ Alfred Morris makes receiving a priority

Even with everything that Morris has accomplished during his time with the Redskins, the Pro Bowl third-year back isn’t satisfied with his all-around game.

The game slows down for rookie Breeland

The game slows down for rookie Breeland

NFL players often can sense improvements in their own games because of a subtle feeling while in the heat of battle. Redskins rookie cornerback Bashaud Breeland got that feeling during Monday’s preseason game with the Cleveland Browns, and believes it will come a lot more often.

News quiz: NFL rookie fumbles, North Korea tosses insults, ‘Dancing’ adds a judge

News quiz: NFL rookie fumbles, North Korea tosses insults, ‘Dancing’ adds a judge

How closely have you been paying attention to the news in the past week? Test your knowledge with Express’ current events quiz.

Green Bay Packers fans are the ‘best fans,’ poll finds

Green Bay Packers fans are the ‘best fans,’ poll finds

Forbes says 84 percent of adults in Green Bay are Packers fans.

Rashad Ross’s best shot is a long shot

Rashad Ross’s best shot is a long shot

The free agent wideout stood out against the Browns, but he plays at one of the team’s deepest positions.

News and notes from open locker room

News and notes from open locker room

Some Redskins updates prior to Saturday’s game in Baltimore.

RGIII responds to social media jabs

RGIII responds to social media jabs

Despite receiving criticism for his Twitter game, Griffin says it doesn’t detract from him playing the actual game.

Thompson 50-50 for Saturday vs. Ravens

Thompson 50-50 for Saturday vs. Ravens

Second-year running back Chris Thompson took part in a second day of limited practices and remains uncertain for Washington’s preseason game.

The Detroit Lions have the NFL’s most overpriced beer, Forbes says

The Detroit Lions have the NFL’s most overpriced beer, Forbes says

The cheapest beer at Ford Field is sold at a 765 percent markup compared with Detroit grocery store prices.

Cowboys suffer another blow on defense

Cowboys suffer another blow on defense

Linebacker DeVonte Holloman likely to retire with neck injury.

The Steelers porous defense will keep them out of the playoffs in 2014

The Steelers porous defense will keep them out of the playoffs in 2014

The Steelers haven’t eclipsed a .500 record in three years, are in one of the worst stretches in franchise history

Gruden puzzled by false-start penalities on RGIII

Gruden puzzled by false-start penalities on RGIII

In wake of two false start penalties called on RGIII, Coach Jay Gruden -- a former QB himself -- demonstrates challenge of shouting a hard count without moving.

London Fletcher talks Robert Griffin III and Redskins name controversy in CBS Sports Network debut

London Fletcher talks Robert Griffin III and Redskins name controversy in CBS Sports Network debut

Fletcher and Fred Smoot will both join “That Other Pregame Show” this season.

Updated 53-man roster projection

Updated 53-man roster projection

Two games into the preseason, with two more to go, plus two cutdowns coming next week, Mike Jones projects the Redskins’ roster.

Bar high for top QBs to not be fantasy busts

Bar high for top QBs to not be fantasy busts

From 2011 to 2013, only six quarterbacks fit the bill.

Will Mike Ditka be suspended by ESPN? Rush Limbaugh thinks so

Will Mike Ditka be suspended by ESPN? Rush Limbaugh thinks so

Hall of Famer defended the Redskins nickname in no uncertain terms.

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