Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 1/8/13
My father in-law and his wife were kind enough to give me a Sunday subscription to the NY Times for Christmas, which is an awesome gift, but it’s also really stressful. Because, with a job and a family and a blog to manage, I’m so far failing to read all the news that’s fit to print, you see. One story I did read in this week’s edition, though, has to do with Mark Moseley and the curious case of him winning the 1982 NFL MVP. The article is a delight, and any Redskins fan will love it. These are my favorite bits: – Washington drafted a kicker that year to replace Moseley, who was a straight-on kicker, which was going out of style. The rookie, a guy named Dan Miller, fizzled out in the preseason. – Moseley had an awesome regular season, obviously, setting a record for consecutive FG made (23) and making several dramatic kicks and all but one attempt in the strike-shortened year. – Moseley beat out Dan Fouts for the award by two votes. Dan Fouts! – Moseley had an awful postseason, miss...
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