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Final Movember Matchup: Joe Jacoby Vs. Terry Allen

Posted by Stephen Czarda on November 28, 2014 – 9:27 am

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Dust off your old cassette player to set the mood for this Movember matchup, because it pits Washington Redskins who left their marks during the 1980’s and 1990’s — Joe Jacoby and Terry Allen.

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 several former Redskins who just happened to feel that upper-lip hair was the only facial hair needed.

Of course you can’t talk about the Redskins without mentioning “The Hogs” — a group of now famous offensive lineman including Jacoby.

And during the 1996 season, the last at RFK Stadium, Allen would leave fans with everlasting memories.

From 1983-86, Jacoby earned four Pro Bowl berths and was named a first-team All-Pro on two occasions. The 6-foot-7 Louisville product helped the Redskins win three Super Bowls before retiring following the 1993 season.

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Allen, meanwhile, would spend four seasons in Washington, where he rushed for more than 4,000 yards and 37 touchdowns.

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In 1996, Allen rushed for 1,353 yards and 21 touchdowns — second-most in a single season in franchise history.

CHIME IN: Which Redskins Alum gets your vote for better mustache? Let us know below. 

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