Found October 19, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL has fined both the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins $20,000 for violating NFL’s procedures for reporting injuries.The Redskins were fined for not reporting Robert Griffin III concussion quick enough and the Bills got hammered for not reporting an injury that involved Mario Williams 

Washington D.C. paper refuses to call the Redskins, the Redskins

The Washington City Paper has announced that they will only refer to the Washington Redskins as the Washington Pigskins.Controversy has always followed the Redskins because of their controversal name.  Some people believe it’s racist, since it’s referring to native Americans ( I tend to agree).  But after being taken to court numerous times by outsiders who don’t approve...

Bills should be worried about second year corner Aaron Williams

According to Pro Football Focus, quarterbacks have produced a gaudy 129.2 passer rating on throws in Williams’ territory. Bills LCB Aaron Williams has allowed five touchdown passes this season, the most of any cornerback in the league.If not for veteran Terrence McGee’s nagging knee injury, Williams would have lost his job by now. Rookie RCB Stephon Gilmore on on the other hand...

Judge agrees to reopen robbery case against O.J. Simpson

A judge in Nevada has agreed to reopen the armed robbery and kidnapping case against O.J. Simpson. Simpson. 65, seeks release from prison where he is currently serving a sentence between nine and thirty-three years. This news comes following a May appeal by Simpson appeals lawyer Patricia Palm.If Simpson is granted a retrial he could take the stand. Simpson was convicted of leading...

Redskins, Bills fined for injury reports

The NFL has fined the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills $20,000 each for violating league procedures on reporting injuries. The injuries involved Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and Bills defensive end Mario Williams. Washington was fined for not properly updating media on Griffin's status during the Oct. 7 game against Atlanta after he left with a head injury...

Pierre Garcon is doubtful for Sunday

According to Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record, the Washington Redskins have listed wide receiver Pierre Garcon as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Giants.This is certainly not a surprise and there’s almost no way Garcon will play this week. 

Jason Pierre-Paul sends a warning to Robert Griffin III

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul must feel pretty good about himself after he broke out of his funk and terrorized the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. He must also feel good about his chances of putting some heat on the Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III after watching teams such as the Atlanta Falcons lay multiple licks on him. Today he said that he has some advice...

Cofield, Boothe will be familiar foes

They entered the NFL together in the 2006 draft class and quickly became starters for their respective teams as rookies. Barry Cofield began laying the groundwork to establish himself as one of the NFL's top defensive tackles. Kevin Boothe got cut by Oakland the following year. As fate would have it, they would become teammates for four seasons with the New York Giants. Cofield...

Bills need big win

A win, at home, would be big for Buffalo heading into a bye week, and it’s more than feasible. I know, I know, every preview post is laden with this cautious optimism, but that’s because I honestly go into every game Billieving this team can win. Take note: This week, Bruce Smith said the current d-line is the most talented, ever. No. 1, anything Smith says I’m going to automatically...

Week 7 Staff Predictions: Bills/Titans

Mike Tracz : Bills 24, Titans 10.  Simply put: if the Bills are going to make the playoffs, they need to beat the teams that make their schedule such a soft one.  The Titans are one of those teams.  Keep the ball on the ground and out of Fitzpatrick's error-prone hands, don't let Chris Johnson remember who he was three years ago, and this one should be in the bag. ...

Washington DC paper to refer to Washington Redskins as Pigskins due to offensive nature of name

Tweet     Over the years we’ve seen the nicknames/logos of sports teams change or come under fire due to being seen as offensive. When the NBA’s Golden State Warriors were the Philadelphia Warriors the team had a logo with a Native American portrayed on it. A state board meeting in Oregon earlier this year resulted in [...]
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