On May 14, 2014, the foundation Youth for Tomorrow held its annual "Burgundy & Gold Banquet" at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Tysons Corner, Va. That night, legendary Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, who founded Youth for Tomorrow in the 1980s, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Youth for Tomorrow, located on a campus in Bristow, Va., consists of a series of buildings that house and assist at-risk kids.
Aug 27 2014
Aug. 22, 2014: Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon
The Redskins held their annual Welcome Home Luncheon at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., on Aug. 22, 2014. For their performances in 2013, tackle Trent Williams was named the team's Offensive Player of the Year and cornerback DeAngelo Hall was named Defensive Player of the Year.
|Redskins Legacy: Ken Harvey on Gruden, Turner||783.34 KB|
EXCERPT A sideline reporter for the Redskins Broadcast Network during the preseason, Ken Harvey has had a front-row seat in analyzing first-year coach Jay Gruden and his players. Two decades ago, the former Redskins superstar linebacker also was on site for the debut of another Redskins rookie head coach: Norv Turner ... Harvey sees a noticeable difference between the start of the Turner era and that of Gruden, who also was in high demand after a three-year stint as the Bengals' offensive coordinator..
|Redskins Legacy: Byner Stars After Browns Stint||223.47 KB|
EXCERPT When considering players who began their careers with the Cleveland Browns and later made an impact with the Redskins, Bobby Mitchell is often the first name to come to mind. After playing running back for four seasons in Cleveland (1958-61) – where he served as the sidekick to the great Jim Brown – Mitchell was traded to the Redskins and converted to flanker. He set team receiving records and helped fuel the Redskins’ explosive offense in the 1960s. He’s now in the Hall of Fame. But there’s another running back who once played along Lake Erie, was traded to the Redskins and turned in a star-studded career in the nation’s capital. His name is Earnest Byner.
In this episode of "Burgundy & Gold Flashback," Redskins great Ken Harvey joins host Mike Richman to discuss his career in D.C., where he earned four-time Pro Bowl honors and established himself as one of the greatest linebackers in Redskins history. Harvey played five seasons for the Redskins as part of a 12-year career. He signed as an unrestricted free agent with Washington in 1994, the same year Norv Turner began coaching the Redskins. On "Burgundy & Gold Flashback," Harvey compares the start of the Turner era with that of Jay Gruden, who, like Turner, was hired by the Redskins as a rookie NFL head coach in 2014. Check it out!