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Josh Norman to Dez Forget the Beef Let's Team Up!

4/14/2018 12:35 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

They've had some epic matchups over the years ... but Josh Norman is willing to bury the hatchet and play nice with Dez Bryant if he signs with the Redskins! 

We actually broke the news to the Redskins star cornerback about the Dallas Cowboys parting ways with Bryant -- and he seemed a little shocked by the move. 

But then ... he quickly started the recruiting process!

"He wouldn't be a bad addition -- hell, come on over!" 

"If he can help us win, that's all that matters at the end of the day."

Of course, Norman and Bryant have gone head-to-head a bunch of times over the years -- and formed a true rivalry that got really heated at times. 

But Norman is willing to move on in the name of winning. 

So Dez ... how 'bout it?!

Wale Give OBJ His Money ... He's Worth It!!

3/31/2018 12:35 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Odell Beckham Jr. wants to be the highest paid player in the NFL ... and Wale says he deserves EVERY DAMN PENNY, telling TMZ Sports the Giants superstar is long overdue for a HUGE pay day.

We spoke with the Redskins fan leaving the Big Beluga at 92.3/96.7 The Beat in ATL about OBJ's contract drama ... and despite playing for the NFC East rival, Wale praises Odell and says his impact alone is worth coughing up the dough.

Wale says OBJ deserves "unprecedented" numbers in his new deal ... and explains that his dominance is rare in today's NFL.

We also talk to the "Ambition" rapper about the new QB in D.C. ... and you can tell he's pumped for 2018.

Josh Norman Alex Smith Is 'Underrated'

3/16/2018 6:07 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Josh Norman is already getting behind his new QB -- telling TMZ Sports he feels Alex Smith is "underrated" for everything he's done in his career. 

We spotted the Washington Redskins star cornerback in Atlanta and asked how he felt about the big quarterback moves in the NFL ... including his old QB Kirk Cousins getting an $84 million deal with the Vikings. 

Norman looked a little bummed out (why not? he's a good quarterback) but explained, "It's business. Everything is business."'

He also explained why Cousins is worth every single penny. 

By the way ... Norman -- super nice guy. 

Vernon Davis Stoked for Alex Smith Reunion ... In Washington!

2/1/2018 3:59 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

It's been a few years ... but Vernon Davis is reuniting with his old 49ers QB Alex Smith in Washington -- and he couldn't be more excited about it. 

"He's gonna be great for us," Davis said at a Super Bowl event in Minneapolis ... "Fantastic!" 

Davis and Smith played together back in San Francisco -- but were each shipped out over the years. 

Now, Davis says things have come "full circle" and he's hoping they can get to the Super Bowl next year. 

Speaking of which ... Davis also explains why he WOULD accept Donald Trump's invitation to the White House if his team were to win the big game. 

Redskins' D.J. Swearinger Blasts Alex Smith Trade: 'It's Bulls**t!!'

1/31/2018 7:05 AM PST
Breaking News

So much for a warm welcome for Alex Smith in Washington ...

Redskins stud defensive back D.J. Swearinger is PISSED about the blockbuster trade that sent a young defensive star to the Chiefs in exchange for the Pro Bowl QB ... calling the deal "bullsh*t."

ICYMI -- Washington sent Kendall Fuller (arguably one of the best young corners on the team) and a draft pick to the Chiefs in exchange for the 33-year-old QB. 

D.J. bashed the deal in a series of tweets this morning ...  calling out his team for taking a step back:

"Never Saw Any Bulls**t Like This In My Life!! Idc who i rub wrong because you never sat in a meeting nor put in work with my dawg!!"

"People say they wanna win right but you throw away your best defender!?!? Somebody you can set a standard with?!?! #Defense will win championships!!"

"And We Took a Major Step down from the best slot corner In The Game!! No disrespect to nobody on my squad or coming to my squad but we basically took a step backwards by giving away (Fuller) who graded 90 overall which is Elite and hard too do!!! Smh."

8:50 AM PT -- Swearinger has apparently cooled down enough to give a shoutout to his new QB ... saying "Alex Smith Welcome To The Squad We Got Championships To Win!"

NFL Heiress Arrested Alleged Anti-Semitic, Drunk Attack

1/4/2018 6:37 AM PST
Breaking News

The daughter of former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke allegedly yelled at a woman, "Hurry up, Jew" ... and then bashed her son with a purse. 

She was arrested ... and there's video of the crazy aftermath. 

The woman who wound up in cuffs is 29-year-old Jacqueline Kent Cooke -- her dad owned the NFL team from '61 to '97. He also owned the Lakers from '65 to '79. The family is rich as hell. 

Fast-forward to New Year's Eve when Cooke allegedly got pissed off while waiting for her coat at Caravaggio restaurant in Manhattan ... and yelled at the 77-year-old woman in front of her, "Hurry up, Jew. I got places to be."

The situation escalated and the woman's son -- 52-year-old Matthew Haberkorn told the NY Daily News he followed Cooke and her boyfriend outside to confront them about the comments. 

That's when Cooke allegedly struck Haberkorn with her glass purse -- causing 2 lacerations on his head.

The video begins right after the alleged purse strike ... you can hear Matthew say, "She just f*cking hit me!"

Cooke responds, "You called me a f*cking bitch. You called me a c*nt."

Matthew fired back, "You called me a f*cking Jew.”

Cooke then tries to tackle him to the ground. She fails. Cooke's boyfriend yells out, "What are you doing? You're throwing a woman on the floor."

Matthew responds, "I didn't f*cking touch her."

Cooke and her BF left the scene -- but cops later arrested her for felony assault.

NFL's Su'a Cravens Claims Racial Profiling During Traffic Stop in VA

12/18/2017 1:56 PM PST
Exclusive Details

Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens is threatening to sue cops in Virginia -- claiming he was racially profiled and roughed up during a recent traffic stop ... and he's got video of the aftermath. 

TMZ Sports has confirmed the 22-year-old safety was pulled over by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Dept. on Nov. 29. 

According to official records, Cravens was cited for going 39 in a 25 and also for having illegal tint on his windows. He has a court date set for January 26. 

But, Cravens says the entire situation is BS -- claiming he was only pulled over because "I'm black. I've got tattoos on my neck. I'm out here in a nice car."

Cravens says he was put in handcuffs and made to sit in a squad car while officers searched his whip for marijuana. 

Cravens says the cops found nothing. He was eventually released and flipped on his camera phone -- showing the officers he claims roughed him up. 

He's now threatening a lawsuit against the LCSD. We reached out to the Sheriff's Dept. for comment -- so far, no word back. 

NFL's Junior Galette Chased & Tased ... In Crazy Police Video

11/8/2017 12:50 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained police footage of NFL star Junior Galette being run down by cops -- and then tased -- following an alleged fight in Mississippi back in April ... and the footage is insane. 

It all went down on April 8 ... when a Biloxi PD officer saw the Redskins linebacker fighting with another man and instructed them both to freeze. The cop claims Galette ignored instructions and bolted. 

You can see the cop -- who identifies himself as a "big white guy" -- sprinting after Galette while shouting, "Stop motherf*cker! I'm gonna taze your ass!!"

Galette continues to run so the cop pulled out his taser and fired -- striking Junior on the first shot and putting the 250 pounder on the ground. The cop is obviously impressed with his own speed. 

"I may be a big white guy, but you know what? I told you to stop."

Once he's down, Galette insisted he did nothing wrong ...but the cop disagrees. 

Cop: "You’re swingin’ and hittin’ this guy right in front of me. I tell you to stop."

Junior: "He hit me sir."

Cop: "Y'all both hittin’ each other. I tell you to stop and then you take off running. If you’re gonna run from me when I tell you to stop after I see you hit him, I’m gonna chase after you and I’m gonna tase you."

Galette was eventually arrested for disorderly conduct and failure to comply. After he was put in the squad car and taken to the police station, the arresting officer can be heard doing some post-chase breakdown with his colleagues. 

One of the cops keeps it real and says the officer who gave chase should chill 'cause Galette's a linebacker ... not exactly known for blazing breakaway speed. 

Officials tell TMZ Sports ... Galette eventually struck a plea deal with prosecutors, though the details are unclear. However, we're told the case is effectively closed. 

Terrelle Pryor Fans Called Me N-Word ... So I Cussed Back

10/5/2017 6:10 AM PDT
Breaking News

Washington Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor says he flipped off and cussed out hecklers at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday after being called the n-word. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Pryor was definitely being cussed at as he walked into the tunnel following the 'MNF' game against the Chiefs. He shot back with a middle finger and an F-bomb.

Now, Pryor says he reacted after things had gotten racial.

"Being called a n***er several times to the point where an NFL employee had to step to me and stand by me the whole game from 2nd quarter on is the exact reason why guys are kneeling during anthem," he wrote in a statement.

"As I walked in tunnel hearing some one call me a n***er and say F you to me ... flicking the person off is more deserving."

"I do apologize to my teammates and the organization. But at some point you keep calling us the N word .. we going to start acting up. #straightlikethat"

For the record, TMZ Sports has 2 videos of the incident and we didn't hear a fan say the n-word. Pryor WAS cussed at and insulted about Ohio State.

Terrelle Pryor Goes After Chiefs Heckler ... 'F**k Me? F**K YOU!!'

10/4/2017 12:50 AM PDT
Exclusive Video

Here's how NOT to take an L, brought to you by Redskins star Terrelle Pryor -- who went buckwild on a heckling Chiefs fan after their MNF game.

As he's entering the tunnel, the wideout drops an f-bomb and 1-finger salute on the heckler -- which got more K.C. fans to clap back.

But Terrelle REALLY lost it when the same guy called him a "little p*ssy" ... to the point where a team staffer had to step in and restrain him. At one point, Pryor acts like he's going to swing his helmet at the fan but stops himself. 

Terrelle had another up-and-down game, and Washington blew an early lead ... but dude, chill.

Vegas Shooting: NFL Holding Moment of Silence ... Before 'MNF' Game

10/2/2017 10:35 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The NFL will have an official moment of silence to honor the victims in the Las Vegas shooting before the Washington Redskins play the Kansas City Chiefs on "Monday Night Football," the league confirms.

An NFL spokesperson tells TMZ Sports, "The Commissioner has asked that there be an on-field moment of silence for Las Vegas before tonight's game."

"This will be a moment of reflection for the victims, their families and loved ones and also for the heroic efforts of the first responders."

As we first reported, the Oakland Raiders have also donated $50,000 to a fund set up to aid victims of the shooting. 

Mark Rypien Redskins Shoulda Locked Up Cousins I Don't Think He'll Be Back

10/1/2017 12:08 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kirk Cousins' days in Washington are likely numbered -- so says Redskins legend Mark Rypien, who tells TMZ Sports the front office screwed the pooch by not locking Kirk down before the season.

"I think they should've signed him to a long-term deal," Rypien said.

Mark was leaving Michael's restaurant in NYC ... and told us why he thinks Washington may have really blown its chance to keep Kirk in D.C. for the long haul. 

To be fair, Kirk says it's Jesus who's urging him to shut down the long-term contract -- he wants to be on 1-year deals because he feels that's God's divine plan. 

Can't argue with God, right Mark? 

RG3 Santana Moss Betrayed Me I Didn't Brag About Shanahan Firing!!

9/19/2017 8:51 AM PDT
Breaking News

Robert Griffin III is flat-out denying Santana Moss' story claiming he bragged about getting Mike Shanahan fired from the Redskins ... saying "to openly lie about me is a betrayal."

ICYMI -- Moss opened up about his time with RG3 and the Redskins on Monday ... saying the Heisman-winning QB gloated about Shanahan presumably getting canned over his lack of playing time.

But RG3 says the story is complete B.S. ... and just responded to Moss on Twitter "No subtweeting needed. Santana Moss, I treat you like a brother & have always had your back. To openly lie about me is a betrayal....."

"Some so desperately want me to fit this negative narrative that has been pushed about me. But I don't fit it. Never have. Never will."

"Proved it in Cleveland. Voted Captain. Came back to play for my teammates just to help us win 1 game. With a broken shoulder. Stop the lies."

There's a lot more in Moss' interview with 'Dukes vs. The World' on 106.7 The Fan ... he hints that RG3's current unemployment is karma for the way he acted in Washington.

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