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John Riggins hired by Redskins radio network, flagship despite ripping owner Dan Snyder

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder apparently has no hard feelings toward one of the franchise’s most famous — and famously outspoken — players. Former Redskins running back John Riggins, who has been publicly critical of team ownership in recent years, is taking a prominent role with Snyder’s Red Zebra Broadcasting on both the Redskins Radio Network and flagship station...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins' Hall of Fame RB Riggins to co-host pregame show

John Riggins, the Hall of Fame running back and Redskins Super Bowl hero, is returning to the organization, sort of.ESPN 980, the flagship radio station
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Riggins goes to work for “bad guy” Dan Snyder

Former Washington running back John Riggins has never been shy about speaking his mind, especially about the owner of the team he used to play for. But now, he’s going to be paid by the guy he once described by saying “this person’s heart is dark.” According to Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post, ESPN…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 days ago

Occasional Redskins critic John Riggins returns to Daniel Snyder-owned ESPN 980

Redskins Hall of Famer John Riggins is rejoining Red Zebra Broadcasting, in a robust role that will have him co-hosting the Redskins Radio Network’s official pregame show and making regular appearances on flagship station ESPN 980. The iconic running back — who spent the last football season as a regular guest on ESPN 980’s local rival, 106.7 […]
Via DC Sports Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN 980 Adds Hall of Famer John Riggins As Co-host On The Washington Redskins Pregame Show

Red Zebra Broadcasting announced on July 14 that John Riggins will join ESPN 980 as a co-host for the Washington Redskins Pregame Show, as well as a contributor to the 980's various shows.
Via Redskins.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

From Riggins to Allen to Elway, the best Super Bowl runs

Last year's Super Bowl is best remembered for a team's unsuccessful decision to throw on what appeared to be an obvious running down near the goal line, the sort of thing that maybe shouldn't surprise anyone, given the emphasis on passing in today's NFL. Instead of handing the football to Marshawn Lynch, the Seattle Seahawks told Russell Wilson to toss it toward the end zone, and...
Via Associated Press
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

SB 17: Behind Hogs and Riggins, Redskins beat Miami 27-17

SUPER BOWL 17 Jan. 30, 1983 At Pasadena, Calif.-103,667 Miami 7.10..0..0-17 Washington 0.10..3.14-27 Fullback John Riggins churned out a Super Bowl-record 166 yards on 38 carries to spark the Redskins to a come-from-behind 27-17 win over the Dolphins. For Riggins, voted the game's most valuable player, it was his fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game during...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

John Riggins is hosting a show about beer

The latest person to jump on the bandwagon of beer-themed TV shows? Washington Redskins legend John Riggins. Riggins hosted a pilot called “Brew Stories”, which was pitched at the Realscreen Summit in DC last month. I really don’t know how much you can really do with another beer-themed show. We saw the Dogfish Head focused Brew Masters, which was canceled pretty quickly...
Via Awful Announcing
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy birthday, Riggo

Today is the 65th birthday of Robert John Riggins — known to Washington Redskins fans as Riggo or The Diesel. The franchise all-time rushing leader and responsible for arguably the greatest moment in the history of the club, Riggins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. Check out this tribute to the indomitable man.
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Riggins Wins St. Patrick’s Day

Oh well… Happy St. Patrick's Day! RJR pic.twitter.com/d7BlitETKn — John Riggins (@riggo44) March 17, 2014 Ten inches in Ashburn today. Ten! Riggo makes the most of it.
Via Mr. Irrelevant
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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