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Topic - Charley Taylor
Yes, it was a great for Washington fans to witness the beating of Dallas twice last year, once on Thanksgiving to make the turkey taste a little better and a second time at FedEx Field to clinch the NFC East title. But then you witnessed RG3 offering Tony Romo comfort as they left the field.
It was just one play, a single snap in a Washington Redskins camp full of them, but for Santana Moss it was oh so symbolic. On a throw to the left flat Thursday morning, just a few minutes into the first workout, Robert Griffin III led Moss a bit too far, and Santana was forced to make a tumbling catch, an effort that sent his visor flying.
Redskins Hall of Fame wide receiver Charley Taylor once told me it was a blood feud game because so many of the Redskins players were from Texas.
"The Redskins-Cowboys rivalry was down to the bone, down to the marrow," he said. "I'm from Grand Prairie, just outside of Dallas, and my mom would get threatening phone calls when we played the Cowboys. It was an intense series, because about half of our ballclub was from Texas, so it was like a homecoming, with all the family and friends in the stadium when we played there. All the guys from Texas had to produce because we had to live down there in the offseason."