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Topic - John Riggins
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"I used to talk with (assistant coach) Joe Bugel all the time," Riggins said Wednesday during an appearance for Steiner Sports at Pace University. "So when I told Joe, ‘Hitch the wagon to me,', he said, ‘Don't tell me. Tell the old man (Gibbs).'
So for the first time in his career, Riggins said he sought out a pre-game meeting with Gibbs.