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Fred Davis and Donovan McNabb Welcome John Wall

Posted by Matt Terl on June 25, 2010 – 5:47 pm

That, my friends, is a screencapture of Redskins tight end Fred Davis performing the John Wall dance to welcome the Wizards first-round draft choice to town, alongside quarterback Donovan McNabb and host of other Washingtonians, famous and un-, in a video the Wizards put together.

It’s a little strange to think of the third year Davis and newly-acquired McNabb as the sorts of elder statesmen who should be welcoming the 19-year-old to town, but things move pretty fast in D.C. Heck, when Donovan McNabb was acquired on April 4, here’s where a few of his fellow dancers were:

  • Alex Ovechkin hadn’t even started the NHL playoffs yet
  • Stephen Strasburg was still a week away from his minor-league debut, let alone the first official Strasmas
  • Ryan Zimmerman’s inescapable Geico commercials hadn’t started airing
  • The DC version of Wax Michelle Obama hadn’t yet been unveiled

So, yeah, things just zip along in this town. By those standards, Fred Davis might as well be a proud Redskins alum from the 1970s.

And anyway, strange or not, this all actually happened. Check out the full video after the McNabb screencapture and the jump.


http://capitals.nhl.tv/team/embed.jsp?catid=43&id=72942

Hat tip to the DC Sports Bog for using the friendly NHL video embedder.


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