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Santana Moss thinks the Redskins 'stole one' in fourth-rounder Antonio Gandy-Golden

Santana Moss thinks the Redskins 'stole one' in fourth-rounder Antonio Gandy-Golden

The Redskins ended up with one of the biggest steals of the 2019 NFL Draft when they selected Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin with the 76th overall pick. As a rookie, he accounted for nearly half of the team's receiving touchdowns and came just nine yards short from breaking the franchise's rookie receiving yards record.

A year later, longtime Burgundy and Gold wideout Santana Moss believes the Redskins could have also found a steal in this year's draft with another pass-catcher.

"I think we still stole one this year," Moss said during the Redskins Schedule Release Live show on Thursday. "When you look at [Antonio] Gandy-Golden, I have high hopes for him."

Washington selected Gandy-Golden in the fourth-round of this year's draft, as he was the 18th wideout taken in a loaded class. While Gandy-Golden may not have gone to a Power Five school, all the pass-catcher did during his time at Liberty was produce.

As a junior in 2018, Gandy-Golden turned in an incredible 71-catch, 1,037-yard campaign during 2018. During his final year with the Flames, he finished with 79 catches that accounted for nearly 1,400 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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The bigger the stakes became, the more the wideout produced. Liberty played three Power Five schools during Gandy-Golden's senior season; he finished with a total of 17 catches for 237 yards and two touchdowns.

"I really think that we got the diamond in the rough," Moss said. "I heard some NFL execs talking draft day saying 'The Redskins stole one.'"

Coming from a smaller school like Liberty, Moss believes Gandy-Golden will enter Redskins Park with a chip on his shoulder and ready to prove himself.

"When you line up against somebody, your main goal is to dominate," Moss said. "I think that kid coming in there and is humble enough to know he has a job to do. I think he's hungry enough to go out there and make a difference."

At 6-foot-4, Gandy-Golden is already one of the tallest wide receivers on the Redskins roster. Moss believes the Liberty product has the size and skill set to line up at multiple spots on the field.

"Just to see what he can do, it's going to be amazing just to see where we can line this guy up at," Moss said. "I'm already thinking outside the box."

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Report: Officials say RFK site not an option for Redskins unless team changes name

Report: Officials say RFK site not an option for Redskins unless team changes name

As the Redskins search for a new football home in the future, the RFK Stadium site is one that is at the top of the list. However, unless the team is willing to change its name, the area becoming their new field is a non-starter, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday

Speaking with several government officials, a similar message was shared throughout. The federally owned land will not be given to the franchise if the name remains what it is today.

“I call on Dan Snyder once again to face that reality, since he does still desperately want to be in the nation’s capital,” D.C.'s nonvoting delegate to the House of Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) said. “He has got a problem he can’t get around -- and he particularly can’t get around it today, after the George Floyd killing.”

“There is no viable path, locally or federally, for the Washington football team to return to Washington, D.C., without first changing the team name," D.C. Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio said.

Washington's name has been a topic of debate for years but has recently received major pushback over the past month as the nation yearns for racial justice following the murder of George Floyd.

It was also reported on Wednesday that investment firms and shareholders worth a collective $620 billion have asked Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to terminate their business relationships with the Washington Redskins unless the team agrees to change its name.

The Redskins have expressed interest in playing on the grounds of RFK after a bill was introduced in 2019 calling for the federal government to sell the area to the city. However, the bill won't pass through Congress unless the land is used for the team under a different name. U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, referred to the current name as a "racist nickname."

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Redskins owner Dan Snyder has stated in the past that he is not open to a name change, as he considers it to be an act of honor toward Native Americans. 

Washington currently plays its games at FedEx Fied in Landover, Md. Both sides would like to see the team return to the District, but for as long as they are called the Redskins, it won't happen.

“The time has ended,” Grijalva said. “There is no way to justify it. You either step into this century or you don’t. It’s up to the owner of the team to do that.”

“The city obviously would like the team back,” Norton said. “But it’s important that [Falcicchio] used the word ‘federally’ -- meaning that they now recognize that there is no hope unless this name is changed.”

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Jeff Bostic shares hilarious story of Joe Bugel blaming him for a missed block that wasn't his doing

Jeff Bostic shares hilarious story of Joe Bugel blaming him for a missed block that wasn't his doing

Former Redskins coach Joe Bugel, who died on Sunday at the age of 80, impacted numerous players throughout his time in the NFL. Specifically, from 1981-89 he helped members of  "The Hogs" offensive line in Washington become one of the greatest units ever assembled.

However, for as much as Bugel loved his players and his players loved him back, the two sides were prone to some arguments. Bugel's fiery passion for the game led to some outbursts that no one was immune to. From Joe Gibbs to Russ Grimm, plenty got an earful.

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That includes former Redskins offensive lineman Jeff Bostic, who was alongside Bugel during his nine seasons in Washington. On the latest Redskins Inside Look, Bostic joined former Redskins teammate and legendary running back John Riggins to share one of his most memorable stories of Bugel.

It all started when Mark May, another member of the offensive line, didn't want to hear Bugel yell at him.

“You know the biggest whiner in Redskins history is Mark May. He had missed the block and Buges was on the staff," Bostic said. "Well, May is over there telling him I missed the block."

So, with that information to go off of, Bugel prepared to shame Bostic for the failed play. As Bostic jogged to the sideline following a field goal attempt, he couldn't understand why his name was being called.

“I’m coming off the field and I hear Buges yelling ‘He kicked your a--.’ And I’m like ‘who is he talking to?’" Bostic said. "And then he said it again. I said ‘who are you talking to?' He said, 'I’m talking to you.'”

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That led to Bostic showing his frustrations and sending his helmet hurdling through the air.

“I unbuttoned my helmet and threw it at him from about 15 yards away," Bostic said. "And I just left my helmet and went over and sat on the bench.”

Following the heated back-and-forth, Bugel quickly displayed the other side of his personality -- the one that cared for his players and just wanted to see them succeed. Heading over to Bostic, he wanted him to know there were no hard feelings, it was just the emotion of football getting the best of him.

"He said, ‘Hey horse you know I love you.'”

Because Bostic -- like so many other Redskins -- had a deep love and respect for Bugel, it was easy for him to take the apology and move on. However, he did want his coach to know that all the yelling was actually done for no reason because he was not the one to blame.

"I said 'You got a strange way of showing love. What you’re gonna do is when you watch the film tomorrow you’re gonna owe me an apology,'" Bostic said.

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