Legendary Redskins wide receiver Art Monk was among 24 former players and coaches enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.
Along with clarifying his statement on the Redskins name change debate, HOF’er Art Monk told the Junkies the Redskins defensive game plan against Ron Jaworski used to be to pressure him, because they knew “he would break down and do something that would cost his team the game.”
The defending champion Redskins were certainly in need of some good news as they welcomed the Broncos to RFK Stadium 20 years ago. And was so often the case when times were tough, it was Art Monk who provided some relief.
Longtime Washington Redskins wide receiver Art Monk has joined a growing list of former NFL players to file a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming it didn’t properly protect its players from concussions.
It can be difficult growing up in the shadow of an NFL Hall-Of-Famer, but particularly difficult if you’re growing up in Washington, D.C. and that HOF’er is Darrell Green. It’s been a windy road, but with the hands his father says he never had, and a family of Redskins behind him, Jared Green prepares to bring the Green legacy into the NFL draft.
Elfin takes you through the experience of being on the selection committee for Pro Football Hall of Fame, including his fight for some Redskins who made it in.