Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe said Sunday he believes players should stand for the national anthem but that protests are a right” and to each their own.”
All of which has Green, arguably the best player in Redskins history, wondering about the return on that lofty investment.
I think they’re not wrong for not signing him — the system allows them to do that, Green told Sporting News in a recent telephone interview. He will probably make $42 million in two years. He should be happy. (But) he has to go win more than nine or eight games.
In the meantime, he can go chill with $42 million. At the end of the day, he’s already (paid), but he needs to win. He really needs to win games; he’s gotta do that. He’s going to get $42 million, so if he does it, he’ll get way more. If he doesn’t, then it’s not going to happen.
Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil was ruled out with a neck injury on Friday, meaning he’ll miss his second straight start since being a last second-scratch a week ago. Coach Ron Rivera expects Kalil to return, though he didn’t give a timetable. Tyler Larsen, who filled in for Kalil last week, will do so again against the Saints on Sunday. — David Newton
Fullback Jamize Olawale pulled up with a tight left quad after a long gain at Dallas in the third preseason game back on Aug. 26 and has not suited up for a game since. But on Wednesday, Olawale — a matchup problem for defenses with his speed and pass-catching ability — appeared on track to make his 2017 season debut at Washington.