Fifty years of great Washington Redskins characters

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LANDOVER, MD – OCTOBER 06: A Washington Redskins helmet is seen on the field before the game between the Washington Redskins and the New England Patriots at FedExField on October 6, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

“Look for players with character and ability. But remember, character comes first.”

If Coach Gibbs said it, it must be true. And I am not here to dispute how important character is to winning championships. I am here to say that regardless of character, ability, or any other attribute you care to mention, what you need to build a beloved franchise are CHARACTERS.

And here is a baker’s dozen of great ones from the last fifty years of the Washington Redskins franchise.

In my favorite kind of order – alphabetical.

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