Originally written on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 1/24/12
AP Image Yesterday evening, the Redskins announced that long-time Giants and Buccaneers receiver Isaac “Ike” Hilliard would be taking over the reins at wide receivers coach on the staff. Now, we can finally ‘Like Ike.’ Hilliard was a first round (7th overall) pick by the Giants in 1997.  Over the course of his career, he had 546 receptions for 6,397 yards and 35 touchdowns.  As a division rival, he played the Redskins 14 times, tied for the most against any one team.  He also registered career-bests against the Burgundy and Gold in receptions (52), yards (690), touchdowns (7). And now he’ll be looking to make more happy memories in Washington–ones that Redskins fans can really appreciate. Despite the superstar pizzazz that seems to come standard with the receiver position, Hilliard has always had a professional, understated approach, which he can impart on the young receivers in Washington. And even though most players struggle to make the transition to the sidelines, coaching is a...
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