Washington Redskins: 3 Reasons to Be Excited for the 2011 Season
Not everything is gloom and doom with the Washington Redskins.
The lockout is literally so close to being done that I can smell the sweaty locker rooms, Sunday brats and tailgate beer.
It’s close folks.
With a new season, and a new CBA, comes new hope for the ‘Skins.
What are you the most excited for about the Washington Redskins 2011 Season?
Here are three reasons to be excited.
3. No More Albert Haynesworth
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I’m assuming that Haynesworth will eventually get himself released or traded from the Redskins. Obviously ‘Skins fans are hoping that the front office can somehow manage a trade so Haynesworth can actually bring back some value for once.
An Albert Haynesworth free season sounds like something we can all look forward to!
2. Mike Shanahan’s Second Year
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Shanahan is a great coach. Yeah, I know that he wasn’t perfect in his first year with the Redskins, but the fact of the matter is that Shanahan is the best coach they’ve had since Joe Gibbs’ first stint with the team.
Personally, I am looking forward to seeing how he handles his second season and all the challenges that are going to come with it, especially the uncertainty at quarterback.
Will Shanahan be able to “coach em up” in 2011?
I’m looking forward to finding out.
1. Ryan Kerrigan
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Watching how Ryan Kerrigan adapts to the NFL and to the Washington Redskins is going to have to be the most exciting thing to look forward to for ‘Skins fans in 2011.
Kerrigan, who will most likely be converted from end to outside linebacker in the 3-4 has a non-stop motor and an extremely high work ethic.
I feel Kerrigan is going to be much more than just a good player for the Redskins though. He seems to have all the intangibles to be a leader, and right now on this team a young leader could be exactly what they need to start moving in the right direction.
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