As part of the Washington Redskins’ efforts to raise awareness for men’s health issues during Movember, there will be a running social media contest until the end of the month pitting current and former players who rocked the upper-lip coat against one another.
The Redskins Blog during this month of mustache growth has touched on the importance of Pro Football Hall of Famers Art Monk, Russ Grimm and John Riggins along with former tight end Clint Didier to the franchise’s success.
All four, of course, can say they played for the Washington Redskins, and all four can say they are proud Mustached Americans.
Today, we look at the next Movember matchup — wide receiver Charley Taylor and quarterback Doug Williams:
Taylor — one of the 80 Greatest Redskins — was drafted by the Redskins in the first round of the 1964 NFL Draft.
He led the NFL in receiving in both 1966 and 1967, and caught more than 50 passes in a record-tying seven campaigns. He ranks second all-time in career receptions in Redskins history with 649.
Taylor finished his 13-year with the Redskins with 9,110 receiving yards and 79 touchdown catches.
In 1984, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
His mustached-bust is only display in Canton:
Williams, meanwhile, spent four seasons in Washington and is best remembered for leading an incredible second quarter performance in Super Bowl XXII, when the Redskins dropped 35 points on the Denver Broncos in just 18 plays.
He is currently a Personnel Executive for the organization.
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