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On Sunday at halftime, the Redskins bestowed longtime defensive mastermind Richie Petitbon with his rightful place in the Redskins Ring of Fame.
Petitbon got his start in Washington as George Allen’s strong safety in the “Over The Hill Gang” defense, where he appeared in Super Bowl VII against the Dolphins. He currently ranks 35th on the list for career interceptions, with 48. He also ranks 22nd on the list for career interception return yards, with 801.
After his playing career, he went on to serve as the team’s defensive coordinator on the way to three Super Bowl victories. He was given the nod as the next head coach after Joe Gibbs retired in 1993.
He was introduced at midfield during halftime by one of his brightest pupils, cornerback Darrell Green. General manager Bruce Allen presented him with the commemorative plaque, and his name was unveiled in the north end zone. Upon receiving the award, he said simply to the Redskins faithful:
“Let me just say that today, I...
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