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When You Have A Sentimental Team In The Super Bowl ...

The Charlotte Observer in 1993when the NFL announced anexpansion team would be placedin Charlotte. "Sooooo ... who are you pulling for in the Super Bowl?  Carolina or Denver?"Usually you get an answer.  Maybe they like a player on one of the teams.  Maybe there's a built in rival that someone will never root for.  Maybe one of the teams has a feel-good story.  Maybe there...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: The best single game rushing performances in the Super Bowl

Can you name the 10 players who have rushed for the most yards in a single game in a Super Bowl?
7 days ago  |  Discuss

From Riggins to Allen to Elway, the best Super Bowl runs

Last year's Super Bowl is best remembered for a team's unsuccessful decision to throw on what appeared to be an obvious running down near the goal line, the sort of thing that maybe shouldn't surprise anyone, given the emphasis on passing in today's NFL. Instead of handing the football to Marshawn Lynch, the Seattle Seahawks told Russell Wilson to toss it toward the end zone, and...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SB 17: Behind Hogs and Riggins, Redskins beat Miami 27-17

SUPER BOWL 17 Jan. 30, 1983 At Pasadena, Calif.-103,667 Miami 7.10..0..0-17 Washington 0.10..3.14-27 Fullback John Riggins churned out a Super Bowl-record 166 yards on 38 carries to spark the Redskins to a come-from-behind 27-17 win over the Dolphins. For Riggins, voted the game's most valuable player, it was his fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game during...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why I hate the Washington Redskins (and you should too)

When you’ve been a Dolphins fan for as long as I have, you learn to hate every other team in the National Football League. Of course I love football, and of course I’ll have certain rooting interests in non-Dolphins games, but when push comes to shove, I’d see all 31 other teams get sucked down to the bowels of Hell if it meant the Dolphins could win the Super Bowl. I believe...
Via Phins Phocus
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Redskins RB’s of All-Time

The Greatest Redskins RB’s of All-Time When looking at the storied history of the Washington Redskins, one cannot do so without first taking a look at the long line of historically great running backs. From the days of Cliff Battles, to the tough Larry Brown and the bruising John Riggins, Redskins backs have always set the tone. For […]
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

John Riggins is hosting a show about beer

The latest person to jump on the bandwagon of beer-themed TV shows? Washington Redskins legend John Riggins. Riggins hosted a pilot called “Brew Stories”, which was pitched at the Realscreen Summit in DC last month. I really don’t know how much you can really do with another beer-themed show. We saw the Dogfish Head focused Brew Masters, which was canceled pretty quickly...
Via Awful Announcing
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy birthday, Riggo

Today is the 65th birthday of Robert John Riggins — known to Washington Redskins fans as Riggo or The Diesel. The franchise all-time rushing leader and responsible for arguably the greatest moment in the history of the club, Riggins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. Check out this tribute to the indomitable man.
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Riggins Partying His Ass Off In Snowstorm

  Why is it easy to be a fan of John Riggins? This tweet and that photo posted last night, via @riggo44: Punxsutawney…
Via Busted Coverage
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

John Riggins Wins St. Patrick’s Day

Oh well… Happy St. Patrick's Day! RJR — John Riggins (@riggo44) March 17, 2014 Ten inches in Ashburn today. Ten! Riggo makes the most of it.
Via Mr. Irrelevant
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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