The Insider: suspensions


Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Bruce Allen ‘disappointed’ in Fred Davis

The Redskins general manager expressed disappointment in the troubled tight end, who this week received an indefinite suspension and then was arrested in Fairfax County and charged with driving while intoxicated.

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Fred Davis, suspensions

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Fred Davis suspended indefinitely by the NFL

Tight end violated the league’s substance abuse policy.

By Mark Maske  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, suspensions, tight ends

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Shanahan believes Meriweather has learned his lesson

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that he believes that safety Brandon Meriweather now understand the importance of avoiding helmet-to-helmet hits going forward.

By Mike Jones  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Mike Shanahan, NFL safety, suspensions

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Meriweather responds to Marshall, says “you’ve got to go low now”

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather responds to comments from Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

By Gene Wang  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweawther, Chicago Bears, Concussions, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Bears, suspensions

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Shanahan says appeal process should be changed

Redskins coach says safety Brandon Meriweather would have had a difficult time playing this weekend even if his suspension had been overturned.

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Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, NFL rules, suspensions

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Haslett: Redskins must ‘do better’ to teach Meriweather proper tackling

Defensive coordinator says team’s efforts to this point ‘didn’t work in his case.’

By Mark Maske  |  02:42 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, NFL safety, suspensions

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Meriweather suspension reduced to one game

By Mark Maske  |  03:49 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Redskins vs. Bears, Redskins vs. Broncos, suspensions

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Hall, Wilson defend Meriweather, take issue with Bears’ comments

Redskins cornerbacks say the suspended safety isn’t trying to hurt anyone, contend that Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett were out of line.

By Mark Maske  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, DeAngelo Hall, Josh Wilson, Redskins vs. Bears, suspensions

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Meriweather appeals two-game suspension [UPDATED]

Brandon Meriweather is challenging his two-game suspension; A decision is due before Sunday’s game.

By Mark Maske  |  11:43 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, NFL rules, Redskins vs. Broncos, suspensions, video, Week 8

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Redskins could be extremely shorthanded at safety against Broncos

Brandon Meriweather was suspended Monday and Reed Doughty suffered a concussion in the Chicago game Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  08:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Injuries, Redskins defense, Reed Doughty, Safeties, suspensions

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Brandon Meriweather suspended two games [updated]

The NFL has announced a two-game suspension of Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather.

By Mark Maske  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, fines, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Bears, Safeties, suspensions

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson are active for the Redskins

Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson are on the inactive list for the game against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  07:25 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Chris Thompson, inactives, Jarvis Jenkins, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Haslett: Jenkins, Jackson roles are undefined for Cowboys game

Defensive end, linebacker are back after four-game suspensions but it's not clear what roles, if any, they'll play Sunday night against the Cowboys.

By Mark Maske  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Roster exemptions lifted for Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson

The roster exemptions for Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins and linebacker Rob Jackson have been lifted.

By Mike Jones  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson participate in Redskins' practice

Four-game suspensions expired for the defensive line and reserve linebacker, and the team released kicker John Potter and defensive end Phillip Merling.

By Mark Maske  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, John Potter, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, special teams, suspensions

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Rob Jackson eager for suspension to expire

Linebacker’s four-game ban ends after Sunday’s game at Oakland.

By Mark Maske  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Rob Jackson permitted to be at Redskins Park during suspension

Jackson says change in policy will make it easier for him to stay in shape while serving four-game suspension.

By Mike Jones  |  02:44 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Tanard Jackson eligible for reinstatement, but no immediate action by NFL

Redskins safety was suspended a year ago and is eligible for reinstatement beginning today.

By Mark Maske  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Safeties, suspensions, Tanard Jackson

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Jarvis Jenkins, Rob Jackson about to start serving suspensions

Coach Mike Shanahan says he already has spoken to the two players about staying in shape and returning to the team ready to contribute.

By Mark Maske  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, Jarvis Jenkins, outside linebackers, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Timing of Tanard Jackson's potential reinstatement problematic for Redskins

Team could use help at safety, especially after Phillip Thomas's injury. But Jackson is not eligible to be reinstated before Aug. 31 at the soonest and he missed all of last season, offseason practices and training camp.

By Mark Maske  |  07:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Safeties, suspensions, Tanard Jackson

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Redskins mailbag: Banned substances, positional battles and more

Training camp rolls on, and the Redskins soon will face their first opponent of the preseason.

By Mike Jones  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Free agents, Mailbag, preseason, Rookies, suspensions, Training camp, Wide Receivers

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Redskins training camp: Positives and negatives so far

Above all, quarterback Robert Griffin III seems to be making progress in his return.

By Mark Maske  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, depth, Injuries, Offensive line, Rookies, suspensions, Training camp, Trent Williams

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Jarvis Jenkins suspended four games for illegal substance violation [updated]

Defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins is suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the season for a violation of the league's policy on banned performance-enhancing substances.

By Mark Maske  |  04:19 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defensive line, suspensions, Training camp

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Rob Jackson frustrated by suspension, ready to focus on football

Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson said he was frustrated by the situation that led to him receiving a four-game suspension to start the 2013 season.

By Mike Jones  |  10:04 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linebackers, OTAs, Rob Jackson, suspensions

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Redskins offensive linemen continue to defend Jordan Black over suspension

Redskins offensive linemen defend Jordan Black over suspension

By Mark Maske  |  05:14 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Black, Redskins suspensions

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Cedric Griffin is a good kid who "made a bad decision," Mike Shanahan says

Four-game suspension another blow to Washington's battered secondary

By Mark Maske  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, Redskins, Redskins Roster, Redskins suspensions

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Roger Goodell says replacement refs did a “very credible job” in Week 1

Commissioner is also preparing to meet with suspended Saints players

By Mark Maske  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL referees, Roger Goodell, Saints bounty suspensions