Heather Burnette

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Injury report for Eagles-Redskins is a short one

AP<p>When the Eagles and Redskins get together on Monday night, there won’t be many guys who aren’t available to play.<p>For the Eagles, only one guy still …

Pittsburgh Steelers Tale of the Tape: Lawrence Timmons

We kick off this series with the most talented and explosive player on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. For years, that player was safety Troy Polamalu. But at this point, there is a changing of the guard. This honor now belongs to linebacker Lawrence Timmons.<p>This young man is easily one of the top …

What Twitter's Saying About Washington Redskins' Upcoming Season

As the Washington Redskins prepare to open their season Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, fans and pundits alike have started to forecast the upcoming season.<p>In doing so, they've taken the main, and almost only, talking point from Washington’s offseason—the health of Robert Griffin …

Football (U.S.)

Shanahan's History Indicates Anything Could Happen with Alfred Morris in 2013

Alfred Morris had one hell of a rookie season. The Washington Redskins' sixth-round pick finished second in the NFL in rushing yards, second in rushing touchdowns and fourth in yards per attempt among backs with at least 200 carries.<p>Morris is a driven 24-year-old who, by all indications, had a very …

Robert Griffin III's Return Makes Washington Redskins Legitimate Contenders

The first Monday Night Football game of the 2013 NFL season will be a highly anticipated game as the Washington Redskins will welcome Robert Griffin III back into the lineup, which makes the team legitimate contenders.<p>Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported on Monday that coach Mike Shanahan officially …

The Steelers Won't 'Play Down' to Their Opponents, Starting with the Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers went 8-8 in 2012 for a number of reasons—a bad running game, a down year for both pass rush and generating turnovers, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's rib and shoulder injury. However, a disturbing trend also emerged last season that didn't help their win-loss record: …

NFL Power Rankings: Teams Guaranteed to Shock the World This Season

With only one game in the books for Week 1 of the 2013-14 NFL season, there is plenty of hype and buzz around a lot of teams, but there are others flying under the radar that are ready to shock the world.<p>After an opening night thrashing of the Baltimore Ravens, the Denver Broncos proved they are …