Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 11/29/12
Here with a guest post for nailing his Eagles game prediction is Mr. Irrelevant reader/commenter Donk Donkerson. I have a confession: I’m a band nerd. But there are perks to being in a band. I spent 10 years in the Redskins Band, from 1986 to 1996. During that time, I never missed a home game. Not even if I had the flu. The last time I played was the final game at RFK, when we beat the Cowboys in a meaningless game. I couldn’t stomach the fact that my team was moving to Landover, Maryland, even if I was from Maryland and a graduate of College Park. It just didn’t seem right. All band members had an ID card that allowed you to park for free and enter the stadium through a side entrance. Every year I tried to get a player to sign the back of it. These are the two best stories from those attempts. ‘Holy **** … It Is Rypien’ This was either Thanksgiving night or the day after, 1988 or 1989. An old high school buddy of mine agreed to meet for drinks at The Gingerbread Man in Severna P...
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