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Thanks To The Twelfth Man (And Other Video Classics)

Posted by Matt Terl on February 8, 2010 – 2:20 pm

This video turned up on YouTube recently, and it really is transcendent. It’s also remarkable, because somewhere underneath the circa-1986 outfits, the awkward dance moves, the dated synthesizer sound and canned beats, and Jay Schroeder looking like he’d really rather be anywhere else on Earth (at the 5:01 mark), this is a really nice message from a team to its fans. Also, Willard Scott shows up, and Darrell Green sports a horrible sweater.

After the jump, some then-current songs redone with Redskins lyrics and highlights, for the late George Michael’s NBC-4 sports segment.

(UPDATE: Looks like Steinberg had dug up this video a couple of years ago. I Googled to check, but missed it somehow. Since he forgot also, I don’t feel quite as bad.)
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Monday, February 8: Who's Next To The Hall?

Posted by Matt Terl on February 8, 2010 – 1:33 pm

So Russ Grimm is headed to the Hall of Fame. In case you missed this news because of blackouts, snow emergencies, or just general aversion to weekend internet, here’s a few of the relevant links:

So the question at this point is always the same: who — if anyone — is next? Who’s the next Redskins player who has even a chance? Some people suggest Joe Jacoby — although I think the Grimm selection is probably going to have to stand for all the Hogs — and you occasionally hear Brian Mitchell’s name come up, but it’s a thin list.

The comments section at Mister Irrelevant offer an interesting suggesiton, though:
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