Social Media Spotlight–May 12th

Each day, Washington Redskins players interact with fans on social media, giving them a sneak peak at their passions and happenings off the field.

For those of you who aren’t on Twitter or Instagram, or simply want to skim without having to go through your feeds to find the players, here’s a quick recap of what some of the guys have been up to in the past 24 hours:

You’d think after all of these years in Washington, people would get Ryan Kerrigan’s name right.

About a year ago, he struggled finding his seat at a dinner that reserved a spot for Ryan “Kerrington” and now he can’t even drink his morning coffee without seeing the horrors of spell checking being neglected:

Oh well.

While 256 footballers reached their dreams this weekend, 30 while in New York City, defensive end Jason Hatcher was at his old stomping grounds and had some words for those who have thoughts about him:

Linebacker Gabe Miller needs your help, Redskins Nation. He’s in quite the conundrum:

Several Redskins were in attendance at last night’s Wizards-Pacers game in Washington, D.C. Two former California guys, though, met up and snapped a quick picture before the game:

For those of you who don’t know, that’s DeSean Jackson of the Redskins and Trevor Ariza of the Wizards.

Speaking of the Wizards game, if you want to see how a professional athlete reacts to a basketball game, check out Ryan Clark’s (@Realclark25) timeline. I’d need about two blog posts to cover all that he said, but its worth checking out.

Defensive lineman Chris Baker put every deer on notice last night:

Finally, it took new linebacker Trent Murphy about all of five minutes to get some Redskins gear on:


ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.