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#7

Postby Burgundy&GoldForever » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:16 am

Did I sleep through some kind of jersey retirement ceremony? What is this about Joe Theismann "letting Haskins wear Number 7?"

I mean Joe went to a couple of Super Bowls but he's the Redskins equivalent of Eli Manning. The team got there in spite of Joe, not because of Joe. Now he thinks his former number is retired unless he says otherwise? [-(

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Re: #7

Postby riggofan » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:56 am

I really hate the whole retire the number thing. Love Theisman, but what percentage of the fanbase was even alive to have seen Joe play?

Let the rookies ask permission from these ring of honor guys. Pay some respect and tribute to Theisman. Pass the torch graciously.
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Re: #7

Postby DEHog » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:34 am

Correct me if I'm wrong but only one Redskins number is retired, 33. They "protect" other numbers. While I understand 44, 28 , 81, 9 I never understood why 7 was and 11 and 17 weren't? If you're not going to protect 11 and 17 don't do it for 7!
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Re: #7

Postby ferryrich » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:56 pm

I liked the fact that Haskins said, when asked, he'd talk to Mr Thiesmann about number 7.

Joe should just welcome that and be happy though

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Re: #7

Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:08 pm

Shut up Joe
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Re: #7

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Re: #7

Postby Sonny9TD » Wed May 01, 2019 12:48 pm

How about no. If you can't give Collins 21 then the same all around. Number 8 would look good. Nice of him to be respectful about it though. Plus 1 to win me over.

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Re: #7

Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Wed May 01, 2019 12:58 pm

#21 for Collins isnt off the table... He's asked permission from STs family last I heard
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Re: #7

Postby ferryrich » Wed May 01, 2019 2:04 pm

7 confirmed? At least a couple of Twitterers are reporting it

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Re: #7

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Re: #7

Postby Irn-Bru » Wed May 01, 2019 4:26 pm

I don't mind it at all. Very few numbers should be retired. Very few.

I can respect the "protected" practice, but if a number is protected for 2-3 decades and you don't decide it's worth retiring, then put it back in circulation. We've already seen that the size of the set of Redskins' protected numbers can make it tough for the team to fill out a roster.

Along those lines, I would say retire #28, officially. That's the only one I'm certain of. I wouldn't oppose #9 being retired. After that, though, I think you just gotta let players keep playing. Put 44, 81, 21, etc., back in eventually.

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Re: #7

Postby Countertrey » Wed May 01, 2019 8:54 pm

No problem at all... the kid called Theisman and made the request as an indication of respect. I think that was a class move, and hope that Haskins will do nothing but create a legitimate legacy for the number.

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Re: #7

Postby DEHog » Thu May 02, 2019 7:20 am

Just hope JT didn't say...sure kid go break a leg! :shock:
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Re: #7

Postby Burgundy&GoldForever » Thu May 02, 2019 8:08 am

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