They carried signs expressing gratitude and love. They exchanged high-fives with players and ringed the field during the national anthem.
When Trent Williams ran into Kory Lichtensteiger on the third play of the Washington Redskins' Thanksgiving Day victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the pain was overwhelming. The left tackle suffered deep left thigh bruise but refused to come out of the game.
Left tackle Trent Williams significantly bruised his left thigh when left guard Kory Lichtensteiger inadvertently kneed him while pass blocking on the third play of the Redskins' win over Dallas on Thanksgiving. He wasn't wearing thigh pads on the play.
Sometimes, real life intrudes on the games we play. And sometimes, we need those games to get away from real life.
The New York Giants are lauding what Robert Griffin III can do now _ and worried what he will do to them in the future.
Despite doing so many things worth getting excited about, the Redskins still managed to lose to the Giants. A loss like this serves as a reminder that RG3 needs more help if he and the Redskins are going to be all they can be. And how long will it take that help to arrive?
During the summer, when Robert Griffin III was all expectations and hype, before he electrified fans with his speed or helped the Washington Redskins finally put up crooked numbers on the scoreboard, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora had a message for the new franchise quarterback.
Redskins schedule for the 2012 season
Jason Witten was supposed to stay home. Kevin Ogletree was supposed to be a bit player.