Each year, it is a tradition for the media and beat reporters to award one player in the Redskins locker room with the annual “Media Good Guy Award.”
The award is given to the player that best helps the media do their job of covering the team, even in (and especially in) times of losing and disappointment. While there was very little locker room drama this year, losing made it difficult to face reporters.
The 2011 award could have gone to a number of players that make up the core leadership of the Redskins, but the recipient was the most-deserving of them all. Presenting the award on behalf of the media, was long-time beat reporter John Keim of the Washington Examiner: Read more »
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From the looks of it, Niles Paul seems destined to quickly win the respect of his teammates, fans and coaches once training camp finally comes around.
Ted Gilmore, who coached the receivers at Nebraska during Paul’s four-year college career, has a good feeling Paul could be “an absolute steal” for the Redskins come the start of the season. There are things that fans know about Paul from what they see him do on the field and what they hear about him in the media.
But what some may not realize is that the wideout has all the characteristics to be a great player, besides the obvious on-field capabilities. He’s got great work ethic, competitiveness and confidence to name a few. Simply put, he loves the game — and it’s all put into perspective by Gilmore in an excellent recent interview with John Keim of the Washington Examiner. Here are some of Paul’s lesser-known qualities, highly praised by his former college coach:
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