Given today’s news, at his post-game press conference, compare what Mike Shanahan says in the video above with what then-Coach Steve Spurrier said at his final Redskins presser. You be the judge.
Via The Redskins Blog, just in case all you thought an NFL broadcaster did on game day was go to the stadium, guess again. The day after broadcasting the Steelers/Ravens game on Thanksgiving, the Sunday Night Football crew visited Redskins Park to watch practice, hold meetings with players and coaches, and prepare for Sunday nights game.
Al’s gotta learn the Redskins fight song eh?
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Via The Hill
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has a suggestion for how to put an end to the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins’ team name: holding a contest.
“I think we should have a contest for naming,” the House Minority Leader told BuzzFeed’s John Stanton at the website’s “BuzzFeed Brews” event in Washington.
Pelosi, a Baltimore native whose dad was a Maryland congressman said, “I don’t know if there’s any will to change the name, but maybe a good enough name, you never know.” [...]
Pelosi initially declined to weigh in on what she thought the name should be changed to, before pointing to a sign behind her set up for the BuzzFeed Brews event and offered, “How about the Red Brews?”
- Rob Ford’s press conference tie features Redskins logo (washingtonpost.com)
- Redskins name controversy: Native American leaders thank President Obama (wjla.com)
- D.C. Council to consider resolution regarding Redskins name (profootballtalk.nbcsports.com)
Cameron Lawrence of the Dallas Cowboys not only blindsides David Amerson on Harris’ return for a touchdown during last night’s Redskins vs. Cowboys game but, does so helmet to helmet. This should have been called by Walt Anderson’s crew and nullified the touchdown. Here’s hoping the NFL takes action on this.
(Video via @RedskinsDieHard)
Will Redskins QB RGIII be the most talked about celebrity when you wake up tomorrow? Maybe not as much as Miley Cyrus was yesterday but, I’m betting ESPN and CSN Washington talk about this for much of the day leading up to the Washington Redskins meaningless fourth preseason game later in the evening.