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Gallery: Iconic Images From 1987 Season

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 31, 2013 – 2:00 pm

(AP Image)

(AP Image)

“I could beat you with one hand tied behind my back.”

Well he didn’t have his hand around his back nor was it deprived of free range of motion, but remember that time Darrell Green proved he was the by far the NFL Fastest Man when he returned a punt 52 yards for a game-winning touchdown?

Or when a group of replacement players played so well that they’d later have Hollywood wanting to tell their story?

1987 was a great year for the Washington Redskins, capped off with a second Super Bowl victory in five years.

From the quarterback carousel to the dismantling of the Broncos in the Super Bowl XXII, the Redskins will welcome back the 1987 squad this weekend in a special halftime ceremony.

For this week’s Throwback Thursday post here are some select images from that season:

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#tbt Ricky Sanders TD in Super Bowl XXII. Double-tap the photo to celebrate this record-breaking #Redskins victory. #HTTR

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More from the 1987 season

A complete recap 25 years later

Larry Michael’s interivew with Doug Williams

Throwback Thursday: The Second Quarter

Jay Schroeder Plays Early On


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