NFL's Vincent defends Meriweather's penalty Troy Vincent, the NFL's new executive vice president of football operations and a former defensive back, defended the two-game suspension he gave Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a preseason hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.
Steelers' Rooney: NFL penalties problematic Steelers coach Mike Tomlin took part in a conference call with other members of the NFL competition committee on Tuesday, and he surely relayed some of the uneasiness his boss has with the number of penalties that have been called in the preseason.
Ryan Kerrigan intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass and returned it 22 yards for a TD. In the 2012 regular season the Redskins had 4 defensive touchdowns (T-3rd most in NFC)
With Kirk Cousins being injured the Redskins have now turned to 3rd string QB Rex Grossman.
In 2011 when Grossman started 13 games for Washington he threw 20 interceptions (T-3rd most in the NFL that season).
His 20 INT's that season were the most by a Washington QB since Jay Schroeder in 1986.