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Redskins reserve center Erik Cook had an exciting sophomore season, appearing in his first career game (six total), starting his first career game (two total), and seeing quality playing time throughout.
But in order to make an impact on the squad in 2012, Cook told me after the season that he needs to improve his conditioning and his hand speed. Â In orderâ...
After finishing up practice and serving the community, players attended to their own holiday plans yesterday, and shared them with the Redskins Twitterverse.
First, there was the group of long snapper Nick Sundberg, offensive linemen Erik Cook and Eric Olsen, and third-string quarterback Jonathan Crompton celebrating a deep-fried Thanksgiving:
There are three fundamental truths to this Thanksgiving holiday:
1. Football will be on TV.
2. Food will be on the table.
3. And one of the best ways to cook anything is in the deep fryer.
Counting the first two truths asÂ inevitable, several Redskins have combined their culinary knowledge to create a Thanksgiving bird of the deep-fried persuasion.
The news broke on Twitter:
Sunday at Sun Life Stadium, the Cook brothers will stand on opposite sidelines. Erik Cook is a reserve center for the Redskins, and his older brother, Ryan, is a reserve offensive lineman for the Dolphins.
â€śItâ€™s definitely pretty cool I get to go against my brother,â€ť Erik said Thursday in the locker room.
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This afternoon at Redskins Park, players Stephen Bowen, Kareem Moore, Brandon Banks, Erik Cook and Nick Sundberg challenged 50 local military members from the Armyâ€™s â€śOld Guardâ€ť to games of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
The event was organized by the Redskins Community Relations, the USO, andÂ Pros vs. G.I. Joes, a non profit organization that links up soldiers with professional...
The flood started with Erik Cook's wrinkled shirt. Instead of an iron, the Washington Redskins' center decided to steam away the problem. So Cook hung the shirt in the bathroom of his room earlier this month at the team's hotel in National Harbor. He unleashed a stream of hot water ...