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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Sean Taylor, LaVar Arrington, Bobby Beathard and more named to list of 80 greatest Redskins


Sean Taylor, left, and Reed Doughty during Redskins morning drills in 2007. (Tracy A. Woodward/ The Washington Post)
The Washington Redskins rounded out their list of the 80 greatest members of the team Friday, announcing the addition of nine more players and staff voted in by fans for the team’s 80th anniversary.

After announcing that Clinton Portis as one of the ten during his retirement ceremony Thursday, the Redskins added nine people to the “80 Greatest Redskins of All Time” list at the team’s annual “Welcome Home” luncheon Friday.

They are:  

Sean Taylor -- The fifth pick of the 2004 draft, Taylor was a two-time Pro Bowl safety for the Redskins from 2004 to 2007. He was murdered in his home in Miami in 2007. Taylor recorded 299 tackles, 12 interceptions and eight forced fumbles in his short career. He was named to the 2007 Pro Bowl and All-Pro team posthumously.

Assistant coach Joe Bugel – Best known for his work with the offensive line and the creation of the “Hogs,” Bugel was known as “Boss Hog.” He coached the line from 1981 to 1989, and returned with Joe Gibbs from 2004-2009. 

General manager Bobby Beathard - Beathard was the architect of Joe Gibbs’ first two Super Bowl winning teams, and helped steer the Redskins to a third Super Bowl appearance. His draft picks included Charlie Brown, Gary Clark, Darrell Green, Russ Grimm, Joe Jacoby, Dexter Manley, Charles Mann, Mark May and Art Monk.

Linebacker Lavar Arrington - The second overall pick of the 2000 draft, Arrington played six seasons for Washington, making three Pro Bowl appearances and earning All-Pro selections three times as well.

Offensive lineman Terry Hermeling -- An offensive tackle for Washington from 1970 to 1980, Hermeling helped anchor the line that paved the way to Washington’s 1972 NFC Championship win. He also was a member of the offense that led the NFC in passing yards in 1975.

Offensive lineman Jon Jansen -- A tackle drafted in the second round out of Michigan, Jansen helped anchor Washington’s line from 1999-2008. He didn’t miss a start from 1999-2003.

Wide receiver Roy Jefferson -- Jefferson was acquired from Dallas via trade in 1971 and played for Washington through the 1976 season. He helped the Redskins reach the Super Bowl in 1972. During his six seasons in Washington, Jefferson recorded 208 catches for 3,119 yards and 16 touchdowns. He made the Pro Bowl as a Redskin in 1971. 

Richie Petitbon - He played for Washington in 1971 and 1972, helping the team reach the Super Bowl his final season. He was hired as secondary coach in 1978 and served as defensive coordinator from 1981 to 1992. He also served as head coach in 1993. 

Chris Samuels – The third overall pick of the 2000 draft, Samuels started at left tackle and made six Pro Bowls for Washington from 2000 to 2009. He started all 141 games he played in.

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