Pierre Garçon could not receive the Sammy Baugh trophy in person.
The NFL’s 2014 receptions leader had Doug Williams accept the award in Washington, D.C., while he took a break from passing camp to practice walkoff cuts with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
Ian Desmond and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals were impressed.
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When it comes to the DC sports community, we usually try to keep an eye out for crossover support, especially in the direction of the Burgundy and Gold.
Last fall, Capitals’ owner Ted Leonsis came out to FedExField for the Sept. 18 win over the Arizona Cardinals. When the Nationals traded for pitcher Gio Gonzalez, he ended his first radio interview with a “Hail to the Redskins.” And when the Wizards’ Roger Mason hits hotels on the road, he used to go by the moniker of his favorite Redskins player, Doug Williams.
Now, from spring training in Viera, Fla., it appears that Nationals’ top prospect Bryce Harper is getting his season kicked off with some love for the Redskins (via NBC-4’s @DanHellie):
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