DC Sports Bog: Joe Theismann


Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 03/03/2014

The 1979 Redskins players poll

Leonard Shapiro surveyed 20 Redskins about beer, restaurants, nightlife and cheerleaders.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, John Riggins, Kenny Houston, Redskins

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Joe Theismann on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ (Video)

Theismann agreed to some broken leg jokes on the Fox hit show.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:02 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The Redskins totem pole

Looking for a unique piece of Redskins art?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Joe Theismann, John Riggins, Matisse, Redskins, RGIII, Sammy Baugh, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Joe Theismann on Redskins Coach Jay Gruden

The Redskins legend gave the new hire his stamp of approval.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Gruden, Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Joe Theismann on Redskins: ‘This year was a total disaster’

The Redskins’ legend shared his thoughts on the team’s 2013 finish and offers his choices for the next head coach.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Theismann: Benching RGIII is ‘admirable’

Here’s a counter-intuitive take from Joe Theismann. I don’t think he’s going to change many minds.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Joe Theismann says he’s the ‘godfather of broken legs’

The former Redskins quarterback might want to consider becoming a broken leg consultant.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Redskins legends critical of RGIII’s final interception

The final nail on Washington’s coffin Sunday afternoon brought forth plenty of criticism for the quarterback who threw it. Well, it wasn’t really a nail he threw. You know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Joe Theismann, Larry Brown, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Rob Ford went to a Redskins youth football camp

The Toronto mayor was a apparently big fan of John Riggins and Joe Theismann.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  11:23 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins, Rob Ford

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 10/08/2013

When Theismann said the Bullets were making D.C. a basketball town

More than three decades ago, Joe Theismann said Abe Pollin was turning D.C. into a basketball town. This is a fun read. So read it. Now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abe Pollin, Bullets, Joe Theismann, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Theismann: Too much attention on RGIII

Joe Theismann: ‘I just think that everything has become all about Robert. And it’s not good for him, it’s not good for the fans, it’s not good for the franchise.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Joe Theismann, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Theismann: O-line smoked cigarettes at halftime

Former Redskins quarterback tells Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg that his offensive line would take a halftime break for some tobacco.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Joe Theismann, Peter Berg, Redskins

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/19/2013

CNBC put Joe Theismann in the Hall of Fame

CNBC program repeatedly refers to the Redskins QB as a Hall of Famer. But he isn't, technically.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNBC, Joe Theismann, NFL, Redskins

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Washingtonian says the Wizards are a reason to love our city

Magazine's 'Best Of' issue cites Washington's worst pro team as a justification for local pride. Which is weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:26 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Kirk Cousins, Morning pixels, Washingtonian, Wizards

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Theismann would be interested in Redskins radio job

Longtime part of the Redskins broadcast family says he 'certainly would have an interest' in joining the radio broadcast team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:04 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Larry Michael, Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Joe Theismann on the Redskins name

Former quarterback says he felt like he 'was representing the great Native American nations' when he played in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Joe Theismann guarantees RGIII will be ready for week 1

In the ever-escalating battle to say the most confident thing about RGIII's knee, Joe Theismann wins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Joe Theismann, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Joe Theismann on RGIII: 'He's not gonna stop running. It's not him'

Not every former Redskins quarterback has the same advice for Robert Griffin III’s future.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:07 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 04/08/2013

RGIII with the Wayans brothers, Joe Theismann

It looks like the Redskins quarterback is getting used to public attention.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:36 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Joe Theisman tweets the weather

The Redskins legend is just your "friendly on the road weather guy."

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Kyle Shanahan predicted an NFC East title a year ago

In a much-derided on-field speech, the Redskins offensive coordinator told his squad last year that they'd be division champs in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Kyle Shanahan, NFC East, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Joe Theismann backtracks on harsh criticism of Tony Romo, Jerry Jones

When blindsided with the audio by Dallas radio hosts, the Redskins legend offered an apology.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Joe Theismann says it’s ‘very conceivable’ the Redskins win 10 games

Perpetual optimist is perpetually optimistic, again and again and again, hey, where’d that football go I was just gonna kick?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Theismann, Mike Wise, 106.7 the Fan, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Dan Snyder with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Redskins owner and NASCAR star walk around FedEx Field together on Wednesday evening.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dale Earnhardt, Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Redskins preseason broadcasts and corporate branding

Last week’s Bears programming included at least 17 corporate logos shown during the actual game broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Theismann, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Joe Theismann gushes over RGIII

Want to stay medium about the Redskins rookie QB? Better put on some ear muffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Joe Theismann, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/06/2012

The Redskins preseason broadcast schedule

Details on the whos and whens and wheres of Washington’s preseason games on television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, WRC, Joe Theismann, Antwaan Randle-El, Kenny Albert, Sam Rosen, Kevin Harlan

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Bruce Allen wants more Redskins Hall of Famers

Redskins GM writes on SI.com that Joe Theismann, Doug Williams, Joe Jacoby, Larry Brown, Bobby Beathard and Pat Fischer should all be in the Hall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Peter King, Sports Illustrated, Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann, Joe Jacoby

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Joe Theismann grateful that HD did not exist in 1985

His career ending injury is hard enough to watch in standard 1985 definition.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:24 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Joe Theismann

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Joe Theismann: ‘If you didn’t have a bounty, you weren’t worth anything’

The Redskins legend admits that having a bounty on your head was a status symbol.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:19 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Joe Theismann

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Joe Theismann disagrees with McNabb

Redskins loyalist and longtime talking head also says he thinks Mike Shanahan could get an extension after this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Theismann, Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Theismann: Peyton Manning to Redskins ‘horrific idea’

Longtime Redskins optimist insists that what Washington needs most is a young quarterback to build around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Joe Theismann, Adam Schefter