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Old 11-22-2012, 12:38 PM   #46
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Loved how he came out in full uniform when we was inducted into the team ring of fame. That's classic Riggo for you.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:45 PM   #47
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That was tremendous! Really got to me....
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:52 PM   #48
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Loved how he came out in full uniform when we was inducted into the team ring of fame. That's classic Riggo for you.
Yeah no shit
That was awesome
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:58 PM   #49
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He had to hear it one more time!!
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:37 PM   #50
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Just finished watching it, loved it. At the same time though I wish there was like an hour more of it. I'd like to know more about the Pardee era Riggins, and how he became a Redskin to begin with. And then how he felt about the trade for George Rogers, etc.
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:46 PM   #51
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Funny story about John Riggins and me. Many moons ago I was like 8-9 years old and my dad was in the hospital getting surgery. One day I decide I want to call his room to talk to him. So I dial the number I've got written down and...well you know where this is going...I dialed the wrong room and John Riggins answered! He was getting operated on as well (back surgery I think). I was so nervous I literally threw the phone at my older brother for him to talk to Riggins. I think I just said "feel better" and that was it. He was really cool about it, "thank you, that's very nice of you" or something like that.
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Just finished watching it, loved it. At the same time though I wish there was like an hour more of it. I'd like to know more about the Pardee era Riggins, and how he became a Redskin to begin with. And then how he felt about the trade for George Rogers, etc.
Yeah that would have been great
I was happy to see he was married and had a couple daughters,I had figured him for a loner,glad I was wrong
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:55 PM   #53
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"Give me the ball, I'll make you famous."

Loved it. Good times.
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Funny story about John Riggins and me. Many moons ago I was like 8-9 years old and my dad was in the hospital getting surgery. One day I decide I want to call his room to talk to him. So I dial the number I've got written down and...well you know where this is going...I dialed the wrong room and John Riggins answered! He was getting operated on as well (back surgery I think). I was so nervous I literally threw the phone at my older brother for him to talk to Riggins. I think I just said "feel better" and that was it. He was really cool about it, "thank you, that's very nice of you" or something like that.
So did you remember to call your Dad back, cus I think id have gone to bed happy at that point.
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Yeah that would have been great
I was happy to see he was married and had a couple daughters,I had figured him for a loner,glad I was wrong
Yeah me too - i was surprised when the wife came on.
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