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Redskins players react to end of season on social media

Redskins players react to end of season on social media

The Redskins' season ended in deflating fashion. The team gave a lackluster performance against the Giants when it counted most with the playoffs on the line.

It was an abrupt, and puzzling, end for players and fans who'd envisioned a trip to the postseason.

As the dust settled, numerous Redskins reached out to fans and teammates on Twitter and Instagram to share their feelings. Here's a sampling. 

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOvrgAhgmTn/ https://twitter.com/Mason_Foster/status/815948699021045761 https://twitter.com/spaight1/status/815906145101549568

DeSean Jackson, Duke Ihenacho, Vernon Davis and Chris Baker are all unrestricted free agents in 2017 and may not be back next year. Will Compton and Chris Thompson are restricted free agents.

Their words take on greater meaning from that perspective.

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Former Redskin D.J. Swearinger pays tribute to Sean Taylor with new tattoo

Former Redskin D.J. Swearinger pays tribute to Sean Taylor with new tattoo

D.J. Swearinger may have had short, yet quite eventful, two-year tenure in Washington, but he may have just endeared himself in the hearts of Redskins fans forever. 

The former Washington free safety recently inked a new tattoo paying tribute to one of the best free safeties and Redskins legend in Sean Taylor. Swearinger was signed in the offseason heading into the 2017 season before starting all 31 games he played in the Burgundy and Gold. 

He made eight interceptions, 132 tackles, and one Pro Bowl appearance as a part of Greg Manusky's secondary. Now, he cemented a roster spot on the New Orleans Saints -- the third time he's switched teams in two years following his release from the Redskins. 

Taylor was killed in a 2007 armed burglary and remains a fan favorite of Redskins fans everywhere. 

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Joe Burrow has small hands AND a big sense of humor

Joe Burrow has small hands AND a big sense of humor

Seeing that Joe Burrow is a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, it makes sense that all eyes are on him. However, the attention right now is centered around only one part of him: his hands.

According to ESPN, the LSU quarterback’s hand measurements came in at nine inches, making Burrow’s hands the smallest of any first-round quarterback the NFL combine has seen since 2008.

While followers of the NFL draft and sports fans alike grappled with this statistic, Burrow took to Twitter to joke about the reaction to this information being released.

Burrow’s dash of humor was received well by Twitter users, with many people replying with praise of him and his response to this potentially touchy situation.

Burrow may have small hands, but he certainly compensates with his big sense of humor.

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