About

Welcome to Riggo's Rag, the Washington Commanders news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Riggo's Rag is dedicated to providing top-notch Commanders news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Jerry Trotta,Editor

Jerry Trotta is an Associate Editor for FanSided, and has covered the NFL, NBA, and MLB for Minute Media for three years. He is the current Editor for the Washington Commanders on Riggo's Rag and also covers the Colts, Chargers, Cowboys, Lakers, as well as other teams.

Jonathan Eig,Contributor

I know sports and I know movies. That's really about it. I write and teach film, and I write and talk sports. If anyone remembers Ken Levine, who wrote award-winning sitcoms while doing play-by-play for major league baseball teams -- well, he's kind of my idol. I'm a lifelong suburban Washngton, DC resident, so I also fancy myself a political expert. But let's not talk about that.

Ken Johannesen,Contributor

Lifelong fan of the Washington Football Team. Meteorologist. Business owner. Virginia Cavalier for life. Loves Joe Gibbs Racing. Virginia is my home, but now live in the Memphis, TN area.

Jacob Troutman,Contributor

Unashamed Believer. Student at Queens University of Charlotte. Lifelong NFL and Washington Football Fan. Aspiring Journalist. Proverbs 16:3

Hirdesh Matta,Contributor

Published author of Tommy the G.O.A.T. and Nat Your Average Underdog Story. Entrepreneur and content developer. Big WFT fan here to provide a unique perspective on the team. Follow me on Twitter and feel free to reach out at hmatta23@yahoo.com.

Tim Payne,Contributor

Lifelong Redskins Fan. Learning to say Commanders. My wife and I are proudly raising three Burgundy and Gold fans while in exile in Dallas. Having lived all over, my fandom in other sports is pretty eclectic (GS Warriors, Texas Rangers, Colorado Buffaloes, Dallas Mavericks, PGA, FC Dallas) but my loyalty to the B&G has not and will not waver. Players, owners, execs and coaches come and go, but true fans never waver. #HailToTheDubs

Josh Taylor,Contributor

I'm a lifelong Washington Commanders fan that grew up being a fan of the team in Central Virginia. I discovered my passion for sports media and content creating when I started my own Washington Podcast in the Summer of 2018. I've studied scouting and evaluating college players, as well as covered the NFL Draft and Senior Bowl since 2020. I host a NFL Draft and College Football podcast on the Takeover Sports Network called "The Draft Takeover".

Samuel Schulman,Contributor

Despite the Commanders winning exactly zero playoff games since he first began watching them fifteen years ago, Sammy Schulman is a diehard fan who never misses a game. Sammy is studying Data Analytics at American University, in Washington DC. Sammy loves all DC Sports, but football holds a special place in his heart.

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