Social Media Spotlight–May 7th

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:

Not only is quarterback Robert Griffin III one of the more active guys in the league in terms of working out, but he’s also one of the biggest tweeters/instagramers.

Griffin III reminded everyone why he relentlessly pursues greatness:

He also gave a quick shout-out to Redskins fan/newly minted NBA MVP Kevin Durant. The former University of Texas star gave a wonderful acceptance speech in front of his teammates and fans. Clearly comfortable speaking in front of so many people, Durant warmed up his public speaking cords last season by saying “Hail to the Redskins!”—in the Cowboys’ home stadium.

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson gave us this beautiful photo of the clouds somewhere over the continental United States.

Safety Ryan Clark took home the award for best dressed after wearing this colorful combination:

Safety Trenton Robinson showed off his culinary skills to David Amerson:

And finally, running back Chris Thompson is feeling right at home in his second year with the Redskins:


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.