Washington Redskins running back Tim Hightower could not out-run his knee problems. He wull be released from the team today, according to reports on the Twitterverse.
Various reports say the Redskins will release RB Tim Hightower. knee didn't respond. not eligible for new IR rule. Have to be w/team on 9/4
— Redskins RReports (@CBSSportsNFLWAS) August 31, 2012
Washington Redskins starting linebacker London Fletcher, defensive end Stephen Bowen, starting fullback Darrel Young and backup receiver Terrence Austin all are questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, according to the team’s injury report.
Fletcher is nursing a sprained ankle, while Bowen has a torn PCL, Young a concussion and Austin a strained hamstring.
There are three fundamental truths to this Thanksgiving holiday:
1. Football will be on TV.
2. Food will be on the table.
3. And one of the best ways to cook anything is in the deep fryer.
Counting the first two truths as inevitable, several Redskins have combined their culinary knowledge to create a Thanksgiving bird of the deep-fried persuasion.
The news broke on Twitter:
The Redskins began the game with a 16-yard run by Roy Helu, then ran twice more for four yards. On third and six from the Washington 40, Beck threw to Terrence Austin, but the ball was off target, and the Redskins had to punt.
The 49ers took over at their 18 and reached Redskins’ territory by mixing the run and pass. The drive stalled, though, when on third and one, San Francisco...
Terrence Austin happens to be a favorite on this blog and I was able to catch up with him last week for a great chat as he talked about his rookie year, life on the practice squad, his first catch, and the offseason.
However, he also touched on Santana Moss and the latter's potential departure from the Redskins. Moss is a free agent this offseason and Austin made no bones...