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Redskins attorney Lanny Davis was on with 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny Wednesday, to defend his response to President Obama – who said the Redskins team name offends a “sizable group of people” – and better explain the position on the name of team owner Daniel Snyder.
After seeking vengeance for Jack Hillen in the Caps’ 5-4 shootout win over the Flames Thursday night, 19-year-old Caps’ winger Tom Wilson asserted himself as Washington’s next great enforcer; a reputation he’s developing throughout the NHL.
Many have called into question why Howard Bryant chose to refer to RGIII as a “racial bridge” Tuesday, in a scathing ESPN.com piece indicting Griffin as being more “commercial than competitor.” Bomani Jones, also with ESPN, says it’s a conversation he’s never been a part of … publicly.
Howard Bryant, in defending his column in which he accused Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III of falling victim to his own overinflated image, while also labeling him a “racial bridge of a divided city,” says he wishes the quarterback had just “been a little bit more sober” about his road to recovery.
While admitting Nationals players weren’t subject to any exit interviews with team management following the team’s final game in Arizona Sunday, Drew Storen would readily acknowledge his greater concern was avoiding the awkward, double-goodbyes as guys departed for the hometowns.
Linebacker Darryl Tapp, in his first season with Washington, says after four games, 38-year-old London Fletcher has been the best player on the Redskins’ defense in 2013, “hands down.”
Drew Storen made his case for why Nats’ bench coach Randy Knorr should be the organization’s next manager, in an interview with Holden and Danny on Wednesday. He gave an impassioned response about what the team is looking for, and why Knorr fits the bill perfectly.
With everyone up in arms over the shutdown (and justifiably), the story became so big there was virtually no way to avoid it on sports talk radio. So how does one navigate the treacherous waters of such a divisive issue, without offending people? Holden and Danny gave it a nice sportsy spin on Tuesday.
Fred Smoot’s big concern for the Redskins entering the bye week: special teams. Chris Thompson has ‘yet to make a play.’
Bradley Beal, now entering his second season with the Wizards, told a fascinating story about having to turn down Mike Krzyzewski’s recruiting pitch after deciding to play college ball at Florida, in an interview with Holden and Danny on 106.7 The Fan on Friday.