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A Look At Robert Griffin III’s Rookie Card

Posted by Brian Tinsman on May 1, 2012 – 3:55 pm

With some of the finest graphic designers around, Panini America sports merchandising company made waves last offseason by being the first to put locked out rookies (like Leonard Hankerson) in the jerseys of the teams that drafted them.

Heck, they can even put NBA players in a convincing Redskins jersey, if properly motivated.

So it comes as no surprise that they are on the cutting edge of fitting new Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in his first official threads.  According to their blog “The Knight’s Lance,” the company has signed 24 of the top 32 picks in the draft, and is releasing their official rookie cards in order.

Griffin III fished his wish with the No. 10 jersey, but this is the first that fans get to see of him in the white jersey.  Redskins open on the road in the preseason and regular season, so this may well be a look at the first game jersey Griffin III wears.

[Editor’s Note: For the record, this is not Redskins official.  This is a marketing and merchandising deal between Griffin III and Panini America.]: Read more »

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Darrell Green To D.C. Sports Hall Of Fame

Posted by Brian Tinsman on May 1, 2012 – 9:47 am

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For his magnificent feats on the football gridiron, Redskins great Darrell Green has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame, the College Football Hall Of Fame, the NCAA Division II Hall Of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall Of Fame, the Lone Star Conference Hall Of Honor, and the Javelina Hall Of Fame.

But up until now, one of the greatest athletes to ever take the field in Washington was glaringly omitted from the city’s hall of fame.

Until now. Read more »

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