Andre the Giant Nearly Signed with the Redskins?

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Andre the Giant Nearly Signed with the Redskins?
Jonathan Bachman

André René Roussimoff, known to the world as Andre the Giant, reportedly drew the interest of the Redskins front office who wanted to give him a tryout and possibly a contract. The tryout never happened and signing a 7'4", 520lb wrestler from France who never player American football in his life would have probably been a terrible idea from a football perspective. But it does make a hell of a story, and here it is...

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