Here's your daily link to Dave McKenna's brilliant "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we'll be posting until Snyder's dumbass libel suit disappears down an Iraqi spider hole. Today: D.C. Sports Bog remembers a few of Clinton Portis's words upon his arrival to Washington and into the cold embrace of a dangerous maniac disguised as a human cash machine. Portis would have some good years, but, ultimately, his career would be overshadowed by the team's failures and Snyder's stupidity.
From the AP:
Clinton Portis received about 100 phone calls from NFL players when word got out that he was going to sign a $50 million contract with the Washington Redskins.
The messages? They wanted to know how to get the same kind of deal from the free-spending Redskins.
"Dan Snyder is the owner that every player in the NFL wants to play for," Portis said at a news conference to announce his arrival in a trade that sent cornerback Champ Bailey to the Denver Broncos.
From USA Today:
"Everybody's trying to get here," Portis explained. "After my deal was announced, I probably got 100 phone calls (from players around the league) — 'Man, tell him to come get me!' "
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