For the last four months, 10:50 a.m. on a weekday has been my cue to walk down the steps at Redskins Park to chat with players in open locker room. There weren’t always a lot of players available at a time, but there was always someone.
Taking a peek into the locker room today, most lockers are cleared out and there are no players in sight. The only thing missing is a tumbleweed rolling out of the adjacent equipment room.
While some players make their offseason homes in Loudoun County, many others have dispersed across the country, back to the lives they live off the record. In their first 24 hours of offseason living, some of these players have had a blast, while others have gone about their un-glamorous business.
Here’s a Twitter recap of the first 24 hours.
Receiver David Anderson can appreciate that the Redskins have stationary stairs at Redskins Park–the alternative would be a disaster:
Running back Evan Royster is trying to coax his internal clock back to normal from his in-season 6 a.m. alarm:
Worried about London Fletcher wanting to come back to Washington as a free agent? He still dreams in Burgundy and Gold:
Meanwhile, receivers Anthony Armstrong and Donte’ Stallworth were admiring a college prospect at receiver:
Safety Reed Doughty was about as far away from football as possible, being a good, supportive father:
And defensive backs DeJon Gomes and Travon Bellamy were figuring out who was the best virtual athlete:
And that’s your Redskins players’ triumphant start to the football offseason. We’ll be checking in from time to time for updates.