Tagged: ‘Washington Redskins’

Kawann Short likely to sign franchise tender in next few days
March 6th, 2017 at 4:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last year, Panthers cornerback Josh Norman didn't sign the franchise tender รข?? and the team eventually rescinded it. This year, Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short appears to be prepared to avoid a similar outcome. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Short likely will be ... Read Original Post at...

Christian McCaffrey says NFL execs have asked often about skipping his bowl game
March 2nd, 2017 at 9:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey has known the questions would be coming at this week's NFL Scouting Combine. And they have. McCaffrey made the unsurprising announcement last December that he would be giving up his final season of college football to enter the NFL Draft, then he made at...

Seven franchise tags used before deadline passes
March 1st, 2017 at 4:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The deadline for teams to use franchise tags passed on Wednesday afternoon and seven of them were handed out before the curtain dropped. Of the seven, two of the tags were of the exclusive variety. Neither Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins nor Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell will be eligible to...

With Michael Oher not cleared, Panthers looking for tackle help
March 1st, 2017 at 3:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman isn't one to tip his hand. But sometimes, the dots are too easy to connect. Gettleman said Wednesday at the Scouting Combine that left tackle Michael Oher still wasn't cleared from the concussion protocol, after the injury early last season which cost him all but...

Salary cap set at $167 million
March 1st, 2017 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The projected salary cap figure for 2017 that's been bandied about in recent weeks of $168 million wasn't exactly right, but it's pretty close. A league official told Judy Battista of NFL Media that the salary cap will actually be set at $167 million for the coming season. That's a...