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.
- D.C. Sports Bog
As in any crowd the size of Sunday night's, opinions ran the gamut, but the relative civility was welcome in today's climate.
Washington hosts undefeated Oakland in prime time.
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. […]
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.
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.
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.