“I tried to tell myself all week that this was just another game,” Hightower said. “But it wasn’t. It meant a lot to me, was very special to me. That’s the team that brought me in, and I had a lot of memories with that team. I wanted this one really bad, and I told the guys that.”
He got his revenge and the Redskins’ got their ‘W,’ while unveiling a new, exciting weapon along the way.
“At the end of the day, it’s great to have the two-headed monster,” Young said.
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