”There was some extracurricular stuff going on after the plays,” Griffin said. ”They were doing a lot of dirty things. I still think they have an extremely good team, that doesn’t take anything away from them, but the game was unprofessional. Who am I to talk? I’ve barely been a pro for very long, but from what I experienced against the Saints compared to that game, it was definitely unprofessional and it does need to be cleaned up.”
Alfred Morris, a starter for the Washington Redskins, must have been taking notes from financial experts Suze Orman and Lynnette Khalfani-Cox because the sixth-round draft pick is quite thrifty.
The running back signed a $2.22 million deal for four years, plus a $154,000 signing bonus. In his first year, he will make $390,000. But, here’s the kicker. He still drives his 1991 Mazda 626 to work, in spite of his big fat paycheck.
He’s quoted on The Redskins Blog, “It has some sentimental value to it now. It just keeps me grounded [about] where I came from and all the hard work for me to get to this point. So that’s what helps me.”
Sunday’s home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals marks the first time the burgundy-and-gold legions will return to FedEx Field for a regular season game since a loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Christmas Eve that, in this vivid Age of RGIII, feels like it took place in black-and-white.
It’s a new era on the field, so treat it like one off of it: tear up the tailgating playbook you’ve been following since the Steve Spurrier days and make the most of the team’s home opener with game-changing local grillables, beer, apparel and accessories for your tailgating enjoyment.
Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon was limited in practice Thursday, raising doubts about his availability for Sunday’s game against the Bengals.