ESPN reporter Sal Paolantonio held up this T-shirt on the 10 a.m. “SportsCenter” this morning. Understatement: it’s a popular shirt and saying around the D.C. area this week.
The Redskins and Cowboys do battle Sunday night for the NFC East crown. I think it’s safe to say the excitement level around here hasn’t reached these levels in quite a while.
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Redskins running back Roy Helu has gotten more coverage out of his slash-dash-hurdle-hammer-dash 28-yard touchdown run against Seattle, than any other play this year.
It was named the SportsCenter’s No. 4 Top Play of the Week. It was named the ESPN No. 4 Top NFL Plays of the 2011 Season. Redskins cartoonist Ben Ceccarelli even made a sweet comic, coining the term “Helu-copter.”
Now you can (and should) vote for this play as the inaugural “National Football League Honors: 2011 Play of the Year.” That is the premise of this particular blog post.
But as a bonus for your entertainment, it’s time for a fresh perspective on Hurricane Helu, who established his ability to take flight as a Nebraska Cornhusker. Here’s a recap of His Airness from his time with Big Red:
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