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Have A Happy National (Redskins) Hat Day

Have A Happy National (Redskins) Hat Day

redskins.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
As most of you already know, January 15th is National Hat Day in the United States. I’m sure you have all celebrated accordingly. Anyhoo, a day like today deserves a photo gallery of some of the best Redskins’ hats in history, beginning with veteran q
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  • Rizzo builds Nationals into near-flawless contender

    Rizzo builds Nationals into near-flawless contender

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Nationals GM Mike Rizzo has constructed a roster that's close to perfect, and now he's about to turn it over to a manager, Davey Johnson, with one of the best winning percentages in history.
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  • Nationals load up in bullpen with Rafael Soriano for two years,…

    Nationals load up in bullpen with Rafael Soriano for two years, $28 million

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Washington Nationals obviously feel like there's more than one way to build a pitching staff. Unable to make a huge splash with Zack Greinke and unwilling to meet the demands of several left-handed relievers on the free-agent market, the Nats made a…
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  • Redskins Working Out in Unorthodox Ways

    Redskins Working Out in Unorthodox Ways

    redskins.com Jan 15, 2013
    (AP Photo) When you think of a Washington Redskins player’s workout routine, what do you picture? Lifting exorbitant amount of weight bench pressing? Spending countless hours in the weight room doing biceps curls and squats? While the players do inde
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  • After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we…

    After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we wonder: What’s up with the Hawks?

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks headed into their Monday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost six of their previous eight games, including four straight road games against the relatively lowly likes of the Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Clevelan…
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  • Secondary should be primary for Redskins

    Secondary should be primary for Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Washington Redskins' pick in the first round of this year's draft would be No. 22, but they don't get to use that pick, since they traded it to the Rams last year as part of the Robert Griffin III deal. Washington's first pick, barring a trade, will…
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  • Vote Morris As A ‘Top Value Performer’

    Vote Morris As A ‘Top Value Performer’

    redskins.com Jan 15, 2013
    Redskins running back Alfred Morris came into the 2012 season as a relatively unknown player. While he had success at the Florida Atlantic University, he wasn’t getting the same amount of coverage or attention that other college football such as say H
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  • John Wall and Ish Smith traded amazing highlights, but Wall cam…

    John Wall and Ish Smith traded amazing highlights, but Wall came out victorious (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    A pump fake's purpose is to make a defender jump in the air. By that measure, John Wall made a really effective pump fake in the second quarter of the Washington Wizards' home game against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Unfortunately, it worked a li…
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  • kirk cousins still has something to prove

    kirk cousins still has something to prove

    homermcfanboy.com Jan 15, 2013
    For my money, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has one of the toughest gigs imaginable. For starters, his lifelong dream of playing professional football doesn’t exactly go according to plan when he get drafted by a quarterback-starved franc
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  • Breakfast links: Eagles on the Gus bus?

    Breakfast links: Eagles on the Gus bus?

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Washington Redskins Mike Jones has a look at the complicated season the Redskins' defense had, the ways in which it worked to overcome its deficiencies and help deliver a division title, and the questions that face it (especially in the secondary) as it…
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  • Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies…

    Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies Get Exposed

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s a good thing Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook didn’t get much help last night. Phoenix fans went to the arena expecting to see competitive basketball, not some bloodbath. Durant and Westbrook didn’t need any help, taking the Suns on 2-on-5 an
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  • Video - Soriano Agrees To Deal With Nationals 03:03

    Soriano Agrees To Deal With Nationals

    Jan 15
    Source: Rafael Soriano and the Nationals have agreed to a two-year, $28 million deal with a third-year vesting option for $14 million.
  • Video - Playing With Pain 07:43

    Playing With Pain

    Jan 15
    Jason Taylor describes the pains of playing in the NFL, including almost losing his leg.

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    Jan 15
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