Redskins starters will not play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Thursday’s preseason finale, coach Jay Gruden said on Tuesday.
The Redskins trimmed their roster to 75 players on Tuesday morning a few hours before the NFL’s 4 p.m. deadline.
In the end, Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather could not escape his checkered track record.
In December of 2011 the NFL formally announced the suspensions of two Redskins players, tight-end Fred Davis, and left-tackle Trent Williams. Both players received a four game suspension without pay, for testing positive for marijuana three times throughout the course of the season.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will take the majority of the snaps in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That’s when the fight against human nature begins.
Redskins safety Phillip Thomas will undergo tests on a sore left foot one year after missing the entire season with a Lisfranc sprain.
Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended the first two games of the regular season for unnecessary roughness, the NFL announced Monday afternoon.
Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.), whose been a prominent activist of the Redskins team name, received scrutiny for making jokes many perceived to be racially insensitive at the expense of the Asian community.
The Redskins made their first round of cuts on Sunday, releasing veteran linebacker Rob Jackson and eight other players.
Enough of this preseason stuff. Joe Flacco can’t wait to see what the new-look Baltimore Ravens’ offense does when it counts.