Washington also released an unsigned statement, which makes no mention of Trump but extols football as "great unifier."

The Redskins and Raiders will provide the final chapter in what is already a dramatic NFL Sunday.

The Redskins safety, who will not play in 2017, hopes to be back in the NFL next year.

Redskins owner Dan Snyder links arms with players, and some on team kneel, during national anthem amid a day of protest in the NFL

A statement from the Washington Redskins. pic.twitter.com/GsCMfWTZ7T — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 25, 2017 Washington became the latest team to demonstrate Sunday, following tweets from President Trump urging owners to “fire or suspend” players who protest by not standing for the anthem. The majority of the Oakland players chose to sit during the pregame ceremony. […]

‘I can no longer ask our team to not say anything’: Raiders owner Mark Davis changes course

The owner adds, "Not only do we have to tell people there is something wrong, we have to come up with answers."

London Fletcher: If I was still in the NFL, I would demonstrate

Former Redskins captain says he heard the president “trying to oppress or silence us."

Washington expects to pound the ball on the ground against the Raiders after their rushing success last Sunday.

Rob Kelley, Mason Foster and Montae Nicholson round out list for Sunday night's game.

The black-and-blue Redskins take on the highest-scoring offense in the league in prime time, where they often struggle.

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Oakland has two very productive wide receivers and a creative scheme in the passing game. But Washington's pass defense has been good so far this year.

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The Raiders have big play types on both sides of the ball.

The two high-profile free agent acquisitions discuss team chemistry and where players prefer to take hits. That, plus injury updates as the week ramps up.

The tight end was limited and practiced with the wide receivers Thursday. Elsewhere, Coach Jay Gruden demanded all Redskins receivers ‘return the favor’ and block for running backs.

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