Hey look, another fight at a joint practice. This one wasn’t as all encompassing as what went down in Richmond between Washington and Houston, but there’s a couple of real solid cheap shots in there.
A joint practice in Richmond today turned pugilistic as Redskins and Texans players brawled before live ESPN cameras. At least four fights broke out between the teams with dozens of players engaged in all-out fighting across two different practice areas.
The Redskins are nearing a deal to move their training camp from Ashburn, Va., to Richmond, and not all of Richmond's citizens are thrilled. There are the typical objections—environmental impact, cost, the fact that a non-profit with ties to the Catholic Church would own the facilities—and then there's this guy.
There's a quick question and answer profile on Jay Glazer in the Albany Times-Union that covers most of the usual bases. Terribly boring and soul-crushing jobs at the outset, dogged determination, a secret mixed-martial arts career and eventual success in one's profession.
Pro Bowl lineman Jason Babin missed the start of Eagles OTAs because he was stuck in Alaska, shooting at bears and just being a man. He was somewhere in the Frozen North hunting brown bear when a storm rolled in, making it impossible to fly back to Pennsylvania on time.
Above is a screengrab of Antrel Rolle's interview with ESPN New York, in which the facility's wireless password is carelessly taped to the wall. It's 2011NYGTC. Very creative. Who knows what kind of mischief one could get up to with this kind of information: gaining access to Tom Coughlin's bank account? Or even…
It's being framed as Bart Scott playing the contrarian, but that's burying the lede. The real story is the elimination of two-a-day practices in training camp, a change midwifed during these climactic lockout negotiations.