Tag Archives: Joe Theismann

RGIII: A little perspective on Redskins QBs and leg injury coverage

Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III‘s torn knee ligaments are getting a lot of attention right now. However, anything short of broadcasts from his hospital room are an example of DC sports media showing restraint. To put it in perspective, here’s a clip from 1985 after Joe Theismann broke his leg: Memory is a fickle thing,

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Redskins: Joe Theismann, Billy Cundiff and the number 7

Yesterday, just for laughs, I asked former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann on Twitter if he’d be okay with new kicker Billy Cundiff wearing #7. Nobody has worn #7 for the Redskins since Theismann in 1985, but Cundiff wore it with the Baltimore Ravens last year. Hours late, I got an answer: RT @doubleuefwhy: Would

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Nats take Rays series as Robin Ficker heckles Joe Maddon

I will admit that heading into the Washington Nationals vs. Tampa Bay Rays series I couldn’t find any “extra excitement” like I do for Northeast Corridor rivals. It is safe to say that this series was way more fun than we could have anticipated after Joel Peralta’s pine tar ejection. Still, heading into last night,

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Lawrence Taylor broke Joe Theismann’s leg 25 years ago tonight

My friend Brad (a New York Giants fan from New Jersey) mentioned in a status update that today was the 25th anniversary of Lawrence Taylor breaking Washington Redskins quarterback’s Joe Theismann‘s leg. While I did not watch the game (it was a school night) my father left me a note on the kitchen table that

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