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On Friday the Washington Redskins announced the hiring of former defensive end Phillip Daniels as their new director of player development.
The 38 year-old Daniels played 15 seasons in the NFL. His final six were with the Redskins. He ended up getting released during training camp last season and was unable to catch on with another team.
“We welcome Phillip back to the Redskins family,” Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said in a press release per the Washington Post. “His 15 years of NFL experience will be a great asset for our football team.”
“I’m really looking forward to helping our players and team win, on and off the field,” said Daniels.
Daniels is a class act whose been one of the few veteran leaders for the Redskins during his time in Washington D.C.
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The Washington Redskins named veteran defensive end Philip Daniels as the team's director of player development.
Daniels spent the past six seasons with the Redskins, registering 21 tackles and two sacks in 2010 - his final season.
He amassed 62.0 sacks in 201 career games, including a career-high 9.0 on two occasions.
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