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In an effort to protect his separated right shoulder, and not miss any practice time, Redskins receiver Anthony Armstrong on Monday wore a yellow non-contact jersey, similarly used by quarterbacks. No big deal, right?
He decided to take it a step further — and really shout “stay away!” — by slapping an upside-down question mark on the front, and a regular question mark on the back. Hey, say this: it’s a creative solution to a potential problem.
Even coach Mike Shanahan was taken aback, joining the rest of us who hadn’t seen this before. (Admit it.)
“I told him to put a yellow jersey on because he’s got an AC second-degree separation,” Shanahan said after practice, via ProFootballTalk.com. ”Anytime you want to go practice and get some drill work, yet if somebody hits it or bumps into it, even your own player or a coach, and that just reminds people that he’s off limits and kind of stay away from him.”
“I haven’t seen the question mark before,” Shanahan a
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