Social Media Spotlight–May 8th

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:

Taking the Internet by storm this week was video of a young man throwing a football high in the sky—to himself.

Tight end Niles Paul reenacted the self-quarterback-wide receiver tandem. How did he do?

Safety Ryan Clark wants to know who would be in your all-time starting five for a basketball series:

Defensive end Jason Hatcher thinks you should add to your bookmarked sites collection:

Letting you know that he doesn’t own 367 burgundy No. 99 jerseys is defensive end Jarvis Jenkins:

And finally, if the ground shook yesterday for a brief second, don’t  worry. It wasn’t an earthquake. It was merely greatness colliding. That greatness? Former Redskins legend London Fletcher and his idol, Mike Singletary.


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.