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Young Knows Keys To Beating Flacco

Posted by Christopher Mudd on January 30, 2013 – 2:04 am

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As the Ravens arrive in New Orleans today for Super Bowl XLVII Redskins’ fullback Darrel Young probably wishes it were his team representing the NFC on Sunday instead of the San Francisco 49ers.

Beside the obvious reason that the Super Bowl is the pinnacle of the National Football League, Young has had success in his football career against Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco some may not be aware of.

Young played his college football as a linebacker at the University of Villanova. Flacco threw one pass in two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh before transferring to the University of Delaware. Both teams are FCS members of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Flacco and Young’s college careers overlapped, giving them two opportunities to faceoff against each other. Both were starters on opposite sides of the ball for both contests. Here’s a look back: Read more »

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Pick ’82 ‘Skins For ‘America’s Game’

Posted by Andrew Walker on June 14, 2012 – 3:18 pm

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Redskins fans: Need some plans for 8 p.m. (ET), Saturday, June 23?

Why not kick up your feet and relive the story of the 1982 Super Bowl champion Washington Redskins?

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Hog: ‘I Just Wanted To Thank The Fans’

Posted by Andrew Walker on May 30, 2012 – 11:57 am

He may not have the name recognition of some other original members of The Hogs, the Redskins’ talented and famous offensive line of the 1980s and early 1990s, but Fred Dean was just as important of a piece as anybody to the Redskins’ first-ever Super Bowl title in the 1982 season.

Dean was among the Redskins greats that came aboard the Redskins’ 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour bus Thursday in its first stop in Winchester, Va.

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