The gap between the start of free agency and the draft can be one of the longest of the NFL calendar year, but this is a good weekend for your Redskins fix. Lots of players will be out and about in the community this weekend, and you can catch some of them at the following events:
Anthony Armstrong is hosting a Celebrity All-Star basketball game tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Stafford High School. (Address: 33 Stafford Indian Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22405). Redskins and Ravens fans will be treated to a jointly-hosted event by Armstrong and Maryland grad Torrey Smith in Fredericksburg, Va. This is the second annual “Ravens vs. Redskins themed Celebrity Basketball Game,” and brings great football players together for a great cause. Proceeds to benefit Armstrong’s Lucky13 Charitable Foundation.
(via Mike Jones, Washington Post): Collectors’ Showcase of America sports memorabilia show Saturday at the Dulles Expo Center. (Address: 4320 Chantilly Center, Chantilly, Virginia 20151). Redskins players Lorenzo Alexander, Roy Helu, Evan Royster and Darrel Young, along with former Redskins Dexter Manley, Ravin Caldwell, Maxie Baughan, Darryl Grant, Keith Griffin, Roy Jefferson, Bob Kuziel, Paul Laaveg, Walt Rock, Lonnie Sanders, as well as former defensive coordinator Richie Petitbon and former general manager Charley Casserly are expected to be in attendance.
(via Susan Jenkins, Crofton Patch): Meet Josh Wilson at the new Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. (Address: 1417 South Main Chapel Way, Crofton Md.) The store will give out wristbands starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Wilson will be at the store from 1-3 p.m. The store will also give away Columbia T-shirts while supplies last.
Pres. Bill Clinton’s fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting in Washington, D.C. Anthony Armstrong, Joshua Morgan, and former Redskins receiver Donte’ Stallworth are expected to be in attendance. The events brings together more than 1,000 students, representing all 50 states, more than 75 countries, and approximately 300 college and universities, along with leaders in business, nonprofit, government and celebrities engaged in efforts to create positive change.
In other news, a slow week at Redskins Park means that it was a busy week for players with their families. Here are a few of the pictures that players shared of their families on Twitter: Read more »
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It took seven months and 1,200 posts, but I’ve finally worked the word ‘banana’ into a post.
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck makes his televised job interview debut tonight, with the return of Jon Gruden’s QB Camp at 7 p.m. on ESPN. As a player who might just be available at No. 2 in this April’s draft, it would behoove Redskins fans to DVR the program and see how Luck acts in the meeting room.
The of the interview revolves around Luck’s ability to diagnose Gruden’s play, delightfully called “Green Right Slot Spider Two-Y Banana.” Here is a brief clip from tonight’s conversation: Read more »
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A new standard has been set for girlfriends, fiancées and wives in the greater Washington area: will she allow you to have a Redskins-themed wedding cake?
For one lucky man, the answer is yes, even though his Wisconsin-native bride-to-be is a staunch supporter of cheese and Packers. The couple’s big day is on Saturday, but the fine folks at Jennifer’s Pastries made sure that he had a Redskins-themed cake for his bachelor’s party the night before:
The attention to detail is outstanding, right down to the emblem and the No. 91. But the best part might be the story behind Kerrigan’s initial meeting with the cake artist. Read more »
Tags: Jennifer's Pastries, ryan kerrigan, Vontae Leach, washington redskins, wedding cake
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