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  • "If you're trying to keep people healthy and injury-free and you turn around and you have a game on Sunday, you know, guys are still healing up from running into cars all day on Sunday and then trying to play again on Thursday," said inside linebacker Nick Barnett, a veteran of five Thursday games. "It would be nice like, Monday games, you don't play on Sunday. Have that many days off. But hey, it's kind of like baseball. This is our doubleheader."

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  • "You have different people, different personalities, different cultures in here, and it's not going to be the same as in an accountant's office or Wall Street. Same as our armed forces," Barnett said, standing at his locker after Washington's practice. "But every social setting has its standards, and when (you) cross those standards ... especially with a guy who is 6-something-foot tall, 300 pounds ... not coming to practice because he feels bullied or whatever the case is, now we have an issue."

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