Shannon Sharpe, a Hall of Fame tight end and current NFL analyst for CBS, told 106.7 The Fan’s Chris Lingebach that Robert Griffin III should never feel secure as the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins.
Recently retired QB Donovan McNabb returned fire on RGIII, who recently declined his invitation to sit down and talk, by saying the current Redskins’ quarterback is “getting brainwashed” in Washington.
Darrell Green was quoted in a recent interview as saying the Redskins name “deserves and warrants a conversation,” but clarified to 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday, that’s all he meant. He doesn’t actually want the name changed.
Davey Johnson gave a heartfelt weekly address to the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Wednesday, acknowledging he fought with Mike Rizzo over Rick Eckstein’s firing, and while he’s trying to remain optimistic about the season, there was on overriding sense of defeat in his words.
Twitter is a dangerous place for someone with a quick trigger finger and a massive following, and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports became its latest victim on Sunday, when he accidentally ended a tweet with a hashtag completely unrelated to the sport he covers … or any sport.
The Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may have a lot of egg to wipe off their collective face, after trusting testimony from a Maryland resident who may have made false proclamations of being an “American Inuit chief,” seemingly having misrepresented his definition of ‘chief.’
Professionally the three former sports talk radio show hosts who made fun of former Saints player Steve Gleason have been punished, by losing their jobs. Publicly, it’s now their turn to be mocked, as they they bear the full brunt of a nation’s scorn for their terrible bit.
Outside pressures for RGIII to pick a side in the Redskins debate are mounting, as writers near and far flex false bravado with their ink muscles, gathering more reaction with every sentence, to try to trick him into talking. But does he really need to say anything? Or can he just ride out the storm?
There were a lot of people watching RGIII’s nationally televised press conference Thursday, but not many people understood what they were seeing when Washington Post columnist Mike Wise flashed across the screen, with his weird Native American shirt and a message that was hard to make out.
There are endless reasons why Davey Johnson is such a fan favorite in the baseball world, but bringing them inside the mind of a Major League manager, with how he should set his lineup for an American League park is just another sterling example of the transparency that makes him so beloved.