Just hours before the news broke that they were the subject of a criminal investigation, the Washington Commanders announced that they have hired BofA Securities "to consider potential transactions" involving the franchise. The team has reportedly already received 4 phone calls from groups interested in buying the team. The criminal investigation was opened by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia. The probe is reportedly diving into allegations of financial impropriety and deceptive business practices. The Commanders saying in a statement:
"The Snyders remain committed to the team, all of its employees, and its countless fans to putting the best product on the field and continuing the work to set the gold standard for workplaces in the NFL."
The Los Angeles Rams turned down several trade offers for running back Cam Akers, in hopes of coming to some sort f agreement and having him back out on the field for them this season. Akers has been inactive for the last 2 games for personal reasons and was reportedly on the trade block because he "has philosophical and football-related differences with head coach Sean McVay." The 23-year-old is set to return to practice today.
The Washington D.C. police made an announcement on Wednesday that they have made an arrest in connection with the August shooting of rookie running back Brian Robinson. A 17-year-old juvenile male has been arrested and charged with assault with an intent to rob while armed.
Defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, Jordan Davis, has landed on the IR. He suffered and ankle injury in the final minutes of the 1st half of last Sundays win against the Pittsburg Steelers. The team had previously reported that putting him on the IR was not going to be necessary, but did so shortly after.