Dan Snyder is embarrassed. He feels terrible. He's also hurt, frustrated and apologetic. Name a downbeat adjective, and he's all over it.
The Washington Redskins owner made some rare in-season comments about his team Tuesday, speaking at an event to celebrate the franchise’s charitable program to renovate football fields at Maryland high schools. He received nothing but cheers from appreciative students and faculty when introduced, a change of pace from the reception he and his team have heard at FedEx Field during a 2-5 start.
“We feel frustration and are disappointed for our fans,” Snyder told the crowd. “Obviously our performance to date is not what we expected, and we hope to turn that around.”
Bills starting cornerback Terrence McGee had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and expects to be out for about two weeks. ... Kicker Billy Cundiff was waived by Cleveland. ... Arizona placed defensive tackle Keilen Dykes on the practice squad injured reserve list with a biceps injury. ... Tampa Bay signed kicker Connor Barth and released kicker Shane Andrus. ... St. Louis signed cornerback Danny Gorrer and waived receiver Tim Carter. ... The Bengals released offensive guard Scott Kooistra, ending his seven-year career in Cincinnati. ...NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith are slated to participate in the league’s latest round of labor negotiations.