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The story of Vernon Davis' wedding proposal, which featured the beach and skydivers

The story of Vernon Davis' wedding proposal, which featured the beach and skydivers

If you're thinking about proposing to your significant other anytime soon, do yourself a favor: Don't let that significant other see the video of Vernon Davis' proposal.

In mid-July, the Redskins tight end popped the question to his now-fiancee, Kayla, on the beach in Ocean City, Md. And just to ensure that Kayla would remember the moment forever, Davis enlisted the help of — because why not? — skydivers, too.

"I had a dream about it," Davis said at training camp following a practice when asked how he settled on such an elaborate plan. "She showed me some ideas of different proposals a long time ago and right after she showed me that night I had a dream about the skydivers."

Following that dream, No. 85 explained that he used his resources and reached out to a friend to help set up the aerial side of things (after all, as everyone knows, you have to have a friend who has a strong connection to skydivers). 

"It just worked," he said. Yep, it sure did.

As you can see in that video that shows the whole process, once the skydivers landed, they took off their gear and revealed shirts that said, "Will you marry me?" Of course, Kayla said yes, and Davis proceeded to give her a rock that was bigger than many that were on the OC beach that day.

In terms of how he felt during it all, Davis admitted he was a little nervous, comparing it to his emotions on a game day. And for those who are now inspired to try and top what he pulled off, the veteran has three words for you.

"Bring it on."


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The latest name to add to Redskins coaching rumors: Stanford's David Shaw

The latest name to add to Redskins coaching rumors: Stanford's David Shaw

The Redskins' next head coach may come from the college ranks.

According to a report from CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, Washington is expected to inquire about Stanford's David Shaw for the team's head coaching vacancy. 

Redskins president Bruce Allen has ties with Shaw, as both previously worked for the Oakland Raiders. But Allen's future in Washington is unclear, sources told NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay.

Shaw has been the head coach of Stanford since 2011. He took over for current Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, who left Stanford for the San Francisco 49ers head coaching job. In eight seasons at the helm for the Cardinal, Shaw sports an 86-34 record with three Pac-12 titles. 

La Canfora's report also states that the Carolina Panthers, who fired longtime head coach Ron Rivera on Tuesday, will be interested in Shaw's services, too. 

Although the Redskins may have Shaw on their shortlist of preferred coaches, the organization could very well struggle to land the head coach of their choice. According to Finlay, the Redskins current front office structure has made potential candidates wonder whether they could be successful in the organization.

The Redskins will have a new head coach in 2020, but that seems to be the only thing that's certain about the entire process.


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Redskins at Packers Week 14 Inactives: Washington thin at WR in Green Bay

Redskins at Packers Week 14 Inactives: Washington thin at WR in Green Bay

When the Redskins take the field to face the 9-3 Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Washington will be without two of their starting wide receivers.

Both Trey Quinn (concussion) and Paul Richardson (hamstring) were ruled out on Friday and will be inactive. Washington's likely starting wide receivers will be a trio of rookies: Terry McLaurin, Kelvin Harmon and Steven Sims.

Quinn suffered a concussion during the Redskins Week 13 victory over Carolina while attempting to receive a punt. Carolina's DeAndrew White was flagged for an unnecessary roughness penalty on the play and was fined by the league this week for his helmet-to-helmet hit.

Richardson will miss his third game in four weeks. He first injured his hamstring during the Redskins Week 9 loss to Buffalo. He missed the Redskins loss to the Jets in Week 11 but returned the following week. No. 10 re-aggravated the hamstring injury in the Redskins Week 12 victory over Detroit and has yet to return since. 

After missing the first game in his nine-year NFL career last week, Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan returns to the lineup vs. Green Bay. Kerrigan was cleared from the concussion protocol on Wednesday and practiced in full all week.

Redskins right tackle Morgan Moses, who exited early last week with a back injury, is active. Earlier this week, he said he expected to play, and held true to his word. Moses has not missed a game since 2015.

Packers wide receiver Ryan Grant, who spent four years with the Redskins, will be inactive against his former team. Additionally, Green Bay will be without starting cornerback Kevin King.

Here are the full inactives:

Redskins at Packers Week 14 Inactives

Redskins Inactives:

QB Colt McCoy
WR Paul Richardson
WR Trey Quinn
LB Josh Harvey-Clemons
CB Aaron Colvin
LB Chris Odom
OL Ross Pierschbacher

Packers Inactives:

WR Ryan Grant
CB Kevin King
RB Dexter Williams
CB Troy Brown
CB Ka'dar Hallman
OL Adam Pankey
OT Yosh Nijmans