Throwbacks: Bruce Allen sad after a Super Bowl loss

(Associated Press file photo)

Anyhow, this week’s image has been used here before, but that was in a secondary role, and many of you likely missed it. It features Bruce Allen — now the GM, then the coach’s son — having an emotional moment after the Redskins lost Super Bowl VII to the Dolphins in 1973.

There are surely pluses and minuses to having a legacy fan serve in a top front-office role for a pro sports franchise. This is surely a plus.

Previous throwbacks

Joe Gibbs coaching wide receivers in 1990

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.


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