Friday's Unverified Fact About Washington

Friday's Unverified Fact About Washington

Next week, we find out more about Oakland. For now, one final peek inside the beltway:

The 'Boys host the NFL's answer to the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Another fact about the team whose mascot wore a bonnet...

The Redskins earned the nickname "Hogs" not for their eating habits, as many believe, but for the pig-like squealing sometimes made by Redskins rookies during a particular hazing practice.*

*Source: The classic film Deliverance.

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