The old-as-sports-itself debate over how hard to take a loss became Topic A with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday.
Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul stopped by his locker before a recent practice to drop off a carry-out plate of baked chicken, black-eyed peas and rice. The mini-feast would become dinner later that evening for a player who doesn’t cook, one of the many advantages of playing for a NFL team with a full-time, fine-dining chef.
Santana Moss hasn’t enjoyed not having dressed once this season for the Redskins: “Honestly, man, it hurts. It does.”
Asked if the Redskins franchise could develop in Kirk Cousins’ team, Jay Gruden told New York media “You know what? Crazier things have happened in the NFL.” It may be worthy of a second listen.
The end result was a loss. No excuse can sugarcoat that for the Redskins.
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