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Taylor’s Number To Be Retired On Sunday With Zero Notice To Fans

Only two men in Washington Football history, have ever had their number retired – Sammy Baugh and Bobby Mitchell. On Sunday, Sean Taylor will enter that rarified air, and have his number ’21’ retired. The franchise is announcing it just three days before the actual event.

That seems inappropriate doesn’t it?

Doesn’t it feel like such a monumental thing should be celebrated and marketed for weeks ahead of time?

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Redskins Hire Jay Gruden as Head Coach

By Jake Russell

The Washington Redskins officially introduced Jay Gruden as the franchise’s 28th head coach Thursday.

Gruden answered questions for about 20 minutes in front of a packed media room at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va.

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Six Pack: Cowboys

Time to dig up an old format of article that THN has been doing since, ohhhh, about 2002. It’s called the Six Pack – just some observations, mixed with maybe some humor, and you guessed it – there’s SIX talking points. Here’s this week’s six pack:

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Vinny Is Outta Here

I was reading a friend’s blog the other day, as she wrote about great gifts to get for a guy, and I thought, “I wonder if you can ask Santa for a new Washington Redskins GM for Christmas.” I sat down with pen and paper and wrote my list for the big guy the very next day. Well, for those non-believers out there, there absolutely is a Santa Claus.

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Mid-Week News and Notes

Defensive end Renaldo Wynn was re-signed to the roster. In order for Washington to sign replacement punter Glenn Pakulak for the Panthers game, Wynn was released last week.

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