From Comcast SportsNetASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins receiver Joshua Morgan felt the full downside of the social media age this week, receiving death threats and other venomous message on Twitter because of his fourth-quarter blunder in the loss to the St. Louis Rams.Morgan talked Wednesday about the nastiness he's heard from fans since his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for throwing the ball at Cortland Finnegan. The penalty cost the Redskins valuable field position during the team's final drive in Sunday's 31-28 defeat."I heard everything, especially when they get you on Twitter and are sending you death threats and wishing you bad things and your firstborn," Morgan said. "You see it all, you hear it all. You never let it get to you, especially with me being from D.C. They treated me kind of like they did (San Francisco 49ers return man) Kyle Williams last year when he dropped a punt against the Giants."Morgan said the threats are keeping him focused. He said he wasn't tempted to discontinue his Twitter account."The only thing I take seriously is football and my family, and nothing really scares me," he said.Nevertheless, coach Mike Shanahan said the team is looking into the matter."We have security that takes care of those issues," the coach said. "We'll look at it and see if it's serious or not."Morgan said he's been fined by the NFL over the 15-yard penalty but didn't yet know the amount. He also said he wouldn't be throwing such a tantrum again. After all, raising the ire of fans is one thing, but getting a cold stare from the coaching staff is something else."Especially with coach Mike Shanahan," he said, "none of us are dumb enough to make the same mistake twice."The Redskins play Cincinnati on Sunday.
After 10 days and two skirmish joint practices with the Colts, Ravens football is back.
The guys are in Indianapolis to take on the Colts in their third preseason game of the season. You can expect to see Lamar Jackson and RGIII getting more reps in, but it's unclear how much of Andrew Luck we'll see after he missed the entire 2017 season with a shoulder injury.
While the joint practices brought a few brawls, head coach John Harbaugh has been nothing but impressed with how his team has been handling training camp and the preseason thus far.
"I think about as good as [I’ve] ever seen,” Harbaugh said via the Ravens' website. “I’d have to say our best camp in terms of guys focused on improving every day and becoming one percent better at what they do from one day to the next and keep building on that. That’s what I’m proud of.”
Ahead of their matchup, here's everything you need to know to watch.
Ravens vs. Colts Preseason Game:
Who: Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts
What: Preseason Week 3
When: Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV Channel: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Radio: WBAL New Radio 1090 and 98Rock, ESPN Radio
Weather: 78 degrees, scattered thunderstorms
Hall of Fame Game: Thurs., 8/2 vs. Chicago Bears. 8:00 p.m. (W: 17-16)
Week 1: Thurs., 8/9, vs. Los Angeles Rams, 7:30 p.m. (W: 33-7)
Week 2: Mon., 8/20, at Indianapolis Colts (Monday Night Football, ESPN), 7:00 p.m.
Week 3: Sat., 8/25 at Miami Dolphins, 7:00 p.m.
Week 4: Thurs., 8/30 vs. Washington Redskins, 7:30 p.m.
Ravens 2018 Regular Season Schedule:
Week 1: Sun., 9/9 vs. Bills, 1:00 p.m.
Week 2: Thur., 9/13 @ Bengals, 8:20 p.m.
Week 3: Sun., 9/23 vs. Broncos. 1:00 p.m.
Week 4: Sun., 9/30 @ Steelers, 8:20 p.m.
Week 5: Sun., 10/7 @ Browns, 1:00 p.m.
Week 6: Sun., 10/14 @ Titans, 4:25 p.m.
Week 7: Sun., 10/21 vs. Saints, 4:05 p.m.
Week 8: Sun., 10/28 @ Panthers, 1:00 p.m.
Week 9: Sun., 11/4 vs. Steelers, 1:00 p.m.
Week 10: BYE week
Week 11: Sun., 11/18 vs. Bengals, 1:00 p.m.
Week 12: Sun., 11/25 vs. Raiders, 1:00 p.m.
Week 13: Sun., 12/2 @ Falcons, 1:00 p.m.
Week 14: Sun., 12/9 @ Chiefs, 1:00 p.m.
Week 15: Sun., 12/16 vs. Buccaneers, 1:00 p.m.
Week 16: Sat., 12/22 or Sunday 12/23 @ Chargers, TBD
Week 17: Sun., 12/30 vs. Browns, 1:00 p.m.
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Washington Capitals!
It's not hard to picture your favorite athletes as superheroes. What the Caps are able to do on the ice seems almost superhuman at times.
Heck, they even have uniforms!
But the similarities don't just end with the physical attributes and abilities. When you begin to really think about each player, you can see a lot of similarities between each of them and some well-known superheroes.
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