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LANDOVER, Md. [url=https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/]Wholesale Vapormax[/url] . -- Robert Griffin IIIs surgeon ended up tending to Griffins backup. LeVeon Bell got hurt again. There were 15 penalties and seven turnovers, including a sequence of three giveaways in five plays. What a mess it was when the Washington Redskins beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-13 Monday night. Good thing the preseason doesnt count, except when it hurts. Kirk Cousins, the insurance policy in case Griffin isnt ready for the Redskins regular-season opener, sprained his right foot early in the second quarter. Bell, the second-round pick who was supposed to have the inside track on the up-for-grabs Steelers running back job, hurt his right foot in the first quarter, another injury to go with the sore left knee that kept him out of Pittsburghs preseason opener. Griffin didnt play, even though he suited up again in his yearning to get on his field as he makes his way back from reconstructive right knee surgery. Hes been cleared by Dr. James Andrews for practice, but not for games. Andrews, owner Dan Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen chatted before the game while Griffin was warming up, and no doubt a prime topic was the protocol for determining whether last years Offensive Rookie of the Year will be ready for the regular-season opener Sept. 9. Griffin raised eyebrows when he dressed in full uniform before the preseason opener at Tennessee on Aug. 8, even though he knew he wasnt going to play. He did the same Monday night, right down to the bulky black brace on his right knee. Earlier, he walked onto the field wearing a white T-shirt with the words "OPERATION PATIENCE," his ad hoc theme throughout training camp meant to temper his unhappiness with coach Mike Shanahans cautious practice plan. Cousins started and went 2 for 3 for 19 yards before he got injured the same way Griffin did during a game last season -- while getting tackled at the end of a run. He grabbed his right foot after being dragged down along the sideline by linebacker Lawrence Timmons and was examined by Andrews before walking to the locker room. The Steelers were so anxious to see what Bell could do that they gave him the ball on the first four offensive plays of the game. The ex-Michigan State back gained 4, 3, 1 and 2 yards, left the game and never returned. The trainers for both teams stayed busy. Steelers fullback Will Johnson left with a rib injury and running back Baron Batch had a stinger. Redskins receivers Aldrick Robinson (left thigh) and Leonard Hankerson (right knee), defensive tackle Barry Cofield (right hand) and running back Keiland Williams (left knee) were also among the ailing. The hands-down star of the game was Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, who made a juggling interception of a screen pass from Ben Roethlisberger and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown. Later, Kerrigan stripped Roethlisbergers backup, Bruce Gradkowski, to force another turnover. With Griffin and Cousins not available, Rex Grossman took advantage of the extra playing time and completed 10 of 16 passes for 133 yards with one touchdown and one interception. The TD pass was 10 yards over the middle to Hankerson, who reached high to make a one-handed catch. Roethlisberger completed 5 of 6 passes for 66 yards before giving way to Gradkowski early in the second quarter. The Steelers got their only touchdown in the fourth quarter when rookie Landry Jones hit Derek Moye for a 10-yard score. Both coaches will have plenty of teachable moments from the game video. The Redskins committed three personal foul penalties for the second straight game -- including two Monday on safety DeJon Gomes -- and have been whistled for 18 total penalties in two games. The Steelers ruined a promising drive deep in Washington territory with a hands-to-the-face penalty on centre Maurice Pouncey and a holding call on left tackle Mike Adams, two of Pittsburghs eight penalties. [url=https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/]Vapormax Store[/url] .com) - Colorado forward P. [url=https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/]Vapormax Sale[/url] . "He started putting me on the ice to strengthen them at the suggestion from a doctor," he said. Weight said it wasnt a pretty sight at the rink in St. Clair Shores, Mich. "I looked like Forrest Gump," he joked. [url=https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/]https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/[/url] .com) - On a night the Bulls played without Derrick Rose, it was time for Pau Gasol to take charge.LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins made official Monday what hes been telling folks all along: Hes headed to the NBA after his only season with the Jayhawks. The 6-foot-8 forward, who was voted second-team All-America earlier in the day, is expected to go in the top three picks in the June draft. Many believe he could go first overall. "It wasnt an easy decision because the fans showed me so much love here," said Wiggins, choking up briefly during a news conference at Allen Fieldhouse. "I just wish I had more time. College goes by so fast. I can see why people stay all four years." The Canadian was the top-rated recruit when he arrived at Kansas, and his brief career was a bit of a roller coaster. He struggled early in the season, caught fire midway through, and then flamed out when it mattered most in an NCAA tournament loss to Stanford. Wiggins, from Vaughan, Ont., only scored four points on 1-for-6 shooting in the third-round defeat. Afterward, he said despondently that he let his team down with his poor performance. That ultimately didnt have any bearing on his decision, though. He announced he was going pro while joined by Kansas coach Bill Self, his parents -- former NBA player Mitchell Wiggins and Olympic silver medallist Marita Payne Wiggins -- his older brother Mitchell Jr., and several of his teammates, including fellow freshmen Wayne Selden and Joel Embiid. Selden has already announced hes returning for his sophomore season. Embiid has not made a decision, even though hes also expected to be a top-five pick in the draft. Wiggins certainly had a historic season at Kansas. He averaged a freshman-record 17.1 points and nearly six rebounds per game, and was voted the APs Big 12 freshman of the year and first-team all-conference. "Obviously this announcement needed to happen," said Self, who believes one of the biggest challenges Wiggins will face is realizing that basketball will suddenly become his job. "Its not like this year. He came in with so much hype, and whether he knew it or not, everybody was salivating for a chance to go against a guy with that much hype," Self said. [url=https://www.cheapvapormaxoutlet.com/]Fake Vapormax[/url]. . "And hes going to the next level with a lot of hype, but men are going to be saying, Whoa, whoa, whoa, rook. Ive been doing this a long time and youre going to have to earn your way." Wiggins simply flashed a smile when asked if he was ready for it. "Just listening to him now," his father said, "Im thinking about when he was that little bitty kid that was dirty, and not listening, and now? Hes a young man that I think gets it. I think hes going to do very well." Hes also made it through his freshman season healthy. Unlike Embiid, Wiggins never had to deal with any nagging injuries, and his mother said that factored into his decision. "The best thing is hes not injured. Hes able to go ahead and complete part of his goals," she said. "Every day is a new day. He has no injuries and hes ready to go." Self said Embiid is still wrestling with his stay-or-go decision. The 7-footer from Cameroon was waylaid late in the season by a stress fracture in his back, and that could factor into Embiids draft status, along with the fact that hes only been playing basketball for a few years. Embiid slipped out of the room immediately after Wiggins had finished speaking Monday, but Self told a few reporters that he had not made his decision, despite a report last week that said Embiid would enter the draft. "That doesnt mean he couldnt still do that, but that was gun-jumping," Self said. "It certainly upset him, because somebody that was a source obviously didnt have good information." Self doesnt expect Embiid to make his intentions known anytime soon. "The decision he needs to make is whats best for him," Self said, "whether to stay another year or to go, and I could see him do either one of them. And I think you could make a case that either one would be a good decision. Hes not quite like Andrew whos been playing the game his whole life. Hes only been playing three years. Hes still trying to figure it out." ' ' '

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