On this date in 1937, the Boston Braves left the friendly confines of Fenway Park and headed south to the Nation’s Capital, their new permanent home. Henceforth, they would always be known as your Washington Redskins.
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the move, the Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) tweeted out a trivia question to its followers this afternoon:
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Even though he’s barely been in Washington a month, Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris has already proven that he’s a man of his word.
Appearing this morning on the AM 620 “Sports Animal” morning show out of Tampa, he explained how his coaching interests started and ended in Washington this offseason:
It was a no-brainer decision. I had a couple places that I could go, but those places didn’t fit as well for me. Obviously Washington offered me first and I gave them my commitment, and once I gave them my commitment–all you have in this game is your word and your tape, and I had to go with my word.
Morris initially left Washington to interview elsewhere for a defensive coordinator position, but elected to come back to a situation with the Redskins where he felt “as comfortable as you can feel”: Read more »
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Redskins linebacker Rocky McIntosh kicked off the offseason with a trip back to his roots, touring the United States military bases in Kuwait.
Brought up in an Army family (with his wife Alessia coming from an Air Force family), McIntosh has always been supportive of our nation’s military. Several weeks ago, he was offered an opportunity to tour Kuwait with fellow NFL players James Laurinaitis (Rams LB), Sam Bradford (Rams QB), and Seneca Wallace (Browns QB), as well as two Chiefs cheerleaders.
On this particular trip to visit deployed troops, he offered to take Redskins Nation with him, shooting footage and photos on his iPhone. This is a glimpse of Kuwait with your tour guide and cameraman, Rocky McIntosh:
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