Get Your Bye Weekend Started Off With Harvey, Mitchell and Portis
Washington Redskins alumni Ken Harvey, Brian Mitchell and Clinton Portis — who were selected to a combined nine Pro Bowls — will be making appearances Saturday at three newly-remodeled Washington, D.C.- area Best Buy stores. So pick your alumni and find out which store they’ll be at.
The events are the perfect way to get your weekend off on the right foot while the Redskins are away for their Bye Week. The participating Best Buy stores will be serving a free breakfast and the first 300 fans receive a gift bag and could win a gift card between $10 and $1,000.
Here are the details of Saturday’s appearances by Harvey, Mitchell and Portis:
- Enjoy breakfast fare before the doors open starting at 8:30 a.m.
– The first 300 customers will receive a gift bag with a mystery gift card valued between $10 and $1,000 (must be 18 years or older) when doors open at 10 a.m.
– Best Buy grand re-opening ceremony begins with a ribbon cutting at 9:45 a.m.
– Enter for a chance to win two prizes every hour
– Meet and take a photo with Redskins alumni at these three Best Buy locations:
Linebacker Ken Harvey — Saturday, Nov. 10; Noon to 1:30 p.m.
20914 Frederick Road
Germantown, MD 20876
Signed by the Redskins as a free agent in March 1994, linebacker Ken Harvey became the first Redskins player to lead the NFC in sacks in 1994 (tied with Minnesota’s John Randle with 13.5). Harvey finished his career with 89 sacks and was named to four consecutive Pro Bowls (1994-97).
Running back Brian Mitchell — Saturday, Nov. 10; Noon to 1:30 p.m.
45575 Dulles Eastern Plaza Suite 188
Sterling, VA 20165
One of the greatest return men in NFL history, Brian Mitchell holds record for most combined yards in Redskins’ history, while also holding the record for most punts returned for touchdowns as a Redskin with seven. A 1995 Pro Bowl selection, Mitchell became the NFL record holder with 11,735 kickoff return yards and 4,278 punt return yards. The first time he touched the ball as a pro, Mitchell returned the opening kickoff of preseason 92 yards for a touchdown against Atlanta.
Running back Clinton Portis — Saturday, Nov. 10; Noon to 1:30 p.m.
3401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Alexandria, VA 22305
Clinton Portis spent seven years of his nine-year NFL career in Washington from 2004-10, compiling 6,824 rushing yards with the Redskins, the second-most in team history. Portis is responsible for the two-most prolific rushing seasons in team history, posting a franchise-record 1,516 rushing yards during the 2005 season and putting together a 1,487-yard season in 2008.
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