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Young wore all green for Week 1 because he wanted to look 'like money'

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Prior to putting on the Burgundy and Gold for the first time, Washington Football Team rookie Chase Young arrived at FedExField on Sunday wearing an all-green suit.

The shade resembled that of the Week 1 opponent Philidelphia Eagles' color scheme, making it seem like Young may have been trying to troll the NFC East rival or show them he was about to dominate. It's something longtime Washington player Brian Mitchell used to do.

However, following Washington's 27-17 win over the Eagles, Young explained the reasoning behind his outfit. It had nothing to do with the opponent, and everything to do with the defensive end trying to show how he was feeling ahead of his debut.

“I feel like I look like money right now," Young said on Washington Football Live. "That’s what I feel like. I came out trying to prove a point with what I put on.”

Young definitely proved a point, and was "money" for Washington on Sunday. Recording 1.5 sacks and adding a ton of pressure, he was a vital part of a defensive front that helped the team mount a double-digit comeback.

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Everyone will have to wait until next Sunday to see what mood Young is in prior to kickoff, but it wouldn't be a bad choice to stick with the money-green fashion choices.