Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander understands that the key to success is through preparation. Throughout the offseason he prepares himself to be stronger and faster than the year before. During the season, he prepares himself to be the best player on gameday.
And when he finishes off a career year that leads the NFL in special teams tackles, he solicits advice on how to be ready for his first career Pro Bowl.
The first person he talked to was teammate London Fletcher, who will be joining Alexander for his fourth-straight trip to the Pro Bowl. Like Alexander, Fletcher was snubbed until later in his career, when he finally got the respect from his peers to make the trip to Hawaii.
But that’s about where the respect element ends, at least as far as hotel room charges in concerned. Read more »
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Calling all teachers, school administrators, PTO/PTA leaders and after-school/community center program leaders in Redskins Nation!
The NFL Play 60 initiative is currently scheduling visits for the NFL Play 60 Bus around the country. Consider this your opportunity to bring that bus to the greater-Washington D.C. area in 2013.
Enter for a chance to win a visit from the NFL PLAY 60 Bus at your school or community center. Tell us what your community needs to help kids from Kindergarten to 8th grade PLAY 60 minutes every day and stay active and healthy — your school or center may end up winning just what you ask for! Read more »
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Growing up just two blocks from RFK Stadium in a tough Southeast, Washington, DC neighborhood, wide receiver Joshua Morgan was able to endure a lot of uncertainty and escape a childhood riddled with temptation and tragedy.
One thing that motivated him athletically from Day 1 was a passion and love for the Washington Redskins.
Since infancy, Morgan had little choice but to root for his hometown Redskins. He was born into a family of avid Redskins fans and raised on Redskins football.
So when he received a phone call from an Ashburn, Va. area code in the early moments of free agency 2012, there was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to play football for the team he spent his childhood dreaming about.
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