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Sonny Jurgensen As A ‘Draw Something’

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 6, 2012 – 6:24 pm

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For those of you that are unfamiliar with the phone app sensation ‘Draw Something,’ it’s essentially one-on-one Pictionary for your thumbs.  It’s wildly popular, which is ironic considering how basic the technology is for your 4G phones.  But I digress…

The app inspired Sports Illustrated’s Andy Gray to seek the best sports-themed submissions for his SI.com gallery.  Fans from all over Twitterverse sent in their top illustrations, which were narrowed down to 32 detailed and/or amusing selections.

Arguably the finest work was drawn by Redskins-enthusiast Sean Anderson, who depicted an awesome version of Christian Adolph Jurgensen II.  We know him fondly as ‘Sonny’: Read more »

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More Griffin-Gruden Footage In The Works

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 6, 2012 – 5:20 pm

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Last Monday night, the world finally saw what Robert Griffin III looked like in an NFL interview room with a former NFL coach.  Jon Gruden isn’t the wild man that he was on the sidelines, but he still creates an entertaining environment with ESPN’s pre-draft Gruden QB Camp.

Gruden rolled tape on Griffin and asked him about a range of topics from his jovial game-face to his celebrations and socks.  It showed a charismatic young man that can handle the rigors of competition without being consumed by the business aspect.  It showed a guy who is cool as the other side of the pillow.

But it was curiously devoid of playbook discussion.  There was no chalk talk, no spider bananas, and no real criticisms of prior mistakes on the football field, which stood in stark contrast to the oft-banana’d Gruden interview with Andrew Luck.  So what’s the deal?

ESPN blogger Dan Graziano asked the same question of his coworkers, and discovered that this strategy was partially by design and partially how things presented themselves during the interview.  The good news is that Redskins fans will get to see the hard-hitting portion coming up soon. Read more »

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Redskins Hoops Action: Just The Dunks

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 6, 2012 – 11:33 am

Last Friday was the celebrity charity basketball game that pitted the Redskins against their geographical Baltimore Ravens rivals.  What amazed most about the game is how much raw athleticism the players had to perform ably in two sports.

I wouldn’t bet on them in a high-stakes ping pong tournament, but there was a comfort level on the court that led to good-natured showboating and high-flying slam dunks.

The pictures from the event were posted on Golden Era Entertainment’s Facebook page mid-week, but with jersey-mania, it was worth waiting until Friday.

Enjoy the high-flying Redskins action as we recap all of the Redskins dunks: Read more »

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