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The Vegas spread and result of every Super Bowl

The Vegas spread and result of every Super Bowl.
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Larry Csonka sees a little John Riggins in Jay Ajayi

Dolphins great Larry Csonka got an up-close look at Jay Ajayi from the sideline Sunday when the Dolphins beat the Bills 28-25 at Miami. The current Dolphins running back became just the fourth player to run for more than 200 yards in back-to-back games. Csonka, a Hall of Fame running back, won’t compare Ajayi with himself, but he did bring up another Hall of Famer. “I would...
Via The Sports Daily
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

John Riggins isn’t worried about the Redskins running game

The list of things Redskins fans are currently worried about goes something like this: 1) Whether Matt Jones, and the running game, will be okay. 2) Whether Josh Doctson, and his various tendons, will be okay. 3) Whether Kirk Cousins and Josh Norman can repeat their fine 2015 performances. 4) The possibility that everything will […]
Via DC Sports Blog
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

John Riggins hired by Redskins radio network, flagship despite ripping owner Dan Snyder

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder apparently has no hard feelings toward one of the franchise’s most famous — and famously outspoken — players. Former Redskins running back John Riggins, who has been publicly critical of team ownership in recent years, is taking a prominent role with Snyder’s Red Zebra Broadcasting on both the Redskins Radio Network and flagship station...
Via Awful Announcing
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Occasional Redskins critic John Riggins returns to Daniel Snyder-owned ESPN 980

Redskins Hall of Famer John Riggins is rejoining Red Zebra Broadcasting, in a robust role that will have him co-hosting the Redskins Radio Network’s official pregame show and making regular appearances on flagship station ESPN 980. The iconic running back — who spent the last football season as a regular guest on ESPN 980’s local rival, 106.7 […]
Via DC Sports Blog
July 14, 2016  |  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
February 04, 2016  |  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
January 20, 2016  |  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 Wins St. Patrick’s Day

Oh well… Happy St. Patrick's Day! RJR pic.twitter.com/d7BlitETKn — 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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