Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: October 19th-October 23rdThe Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Mpls. Committee Approves $237K Settlement Over Redskins Bus CrashThe City of Minneapolis will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars following a bus accident involving the Washington Redskins. A Minneapolis police officer escorting the team buses to the game last November crashed his squad into a guard rail at Interstate 94 and Huron.
City Of Mpls. To Pay Out $237K In Redskins Bus CrashThe City of Minneapolis will have to shell out big bucks for a crash involving the Washington Redskins last November.
MPD, Henn. Co. Sheriff Vie For Vikings Security DutyWhen the Minnesota Vikings play at home, their stadium becomes one of Minnesota's largest cities. The safety of 65,000 fans is a top priority for the team. The Vikings have paid at least 60 Minneapolis police officers in the past to work each game day, which is a separate job from their city service.
CBS Sports' London Fletcher Talks Redskins Vs. Giants And The NFC East's TroublesThe Former Washington Redskin took some time to discuss the upcoming game between the Skins and Giants, but also the troubles of the whole NFC East.
Giants Will Try To Eliminate Late Game Struggles Against Redskins On Thursday NightThe New York Giants were leading in the fourth quarter of both of their games this season, and lost both of them. The Redskins opened the season with a new starting quarterback, but relied on the running game to win one of their first two games. The division rivals play in week three of Thursday Night Football.
CBS' Boomer Esiason Talks Three Huge NFL Week 1 Match-UpsCBS Sports' own Boomer Esiason talked three big games that could already have serious implications in the AFC, and it's only going to be the regular season opening weekend. There are some great match-ups to watch for, and he broke them down in this week's interview.
Rookie Spotlight: Brandon Scherff Will Add Size And Strength To Redskins O-lineThe Washington Redskins needed a lot of help on offense last year, and it showed in their play, performance, and record. One of the things missing greatly was quarterback protection, and that's where rookie Brandon Scherff comes in.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein Talks Philadelphia Eagles Vs. Washington RedskinsTwo NFC East teams going in different directions will face off on Saturday, but there is still a lot to prove. The Philadelphia Eagles need to make sure they earn a spot in the playoffs. The Washington Redskins have a quarterback controversy that is getting more confusing each week. Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports spoke on the game and troubles facing both teams.
NFLPA And NFL Disagree On Peterson’s Immediate FutureThe National Football League and NFL Players Association may be preparing to battle over Adrian Peterson's immediate future. The league has declined to reinstate the star running back from the commissioner's exempt list until the league has reviewed the case. The union, however, believes Peterson should be removed from the list now that his legal matter has been resolved.
Minneapolis Police To Re-Rvaluate NFL Team EscortsThe Minneapolis Police Department is re-evaluating its escort policy for NFL teams, following the recent crash of buses carrying the Washington Redskins on their way to play the Minnesota Vikings.
Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Do Enough To Beat RedskinsThe Minnesota Vikings outlasted the Washington Redskins for a 29-26 victory Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings had moments of success and moments of breakdown from each of the team's units. The offense was very good in the second half. The defense got the team back in the game. The special team was generally bad.