The NFL and the referee's union have come to an agreement to get the real officials back on the field. It appears that the NFL owners were shamed into doing the right thing and actually compromised in order to get the deal done.
Reports are swirling that the NFL is close to a new deal with the referees that would bring real refs back to the field.
Before contacting Ryan Grant this week, the Redskins reached out to former starting tailback Tim Hightower.
Robert Griffin III acknowledged Wednesday that he intends to take measures to avoid absorbing as many blows as he did Sunday against the Bengals.