With the Washington Redskins only 22 days away from opening up training camp at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Redskins Blog takes a quick look back at the career of one of the best to wear No. 22–Curtis Jordan.
After five seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team that drafted him in the sixth-round of the 1976 NFL Draft, Jordan joined the Redskins in 1981.
He instantly proved to be a great addition to a secondary that was soon about to add Darrell Green.
From 1983 to 1986, Jordan would appear in 63 games with 57 starts and recorded 11 interceptions.
In 1985, Jordan and Vernon Dean led the burgundy and gold in interceptions with five apiece.
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.