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Old-age issue for Redskins' Ordinary Joe

The experiment to bring Joe Gibbs back to Washington was a failed one, writes Len Pasquarelli.

Originally Published: January 8, 2008
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

On Jan. 8, 2004, in the wake of the Washington Redskins' stunning move to bring back Joe Gibbs for a second incarnation as head coach, I wrote a column in which the final paragraph read:

Maybe we'll be wrong about this but, for the heck of it, here's a bet: Three years from now, the guy who accepted the Redskins job as a Hall of Fame member will be viewed as just another ordinary Joe.

And now, with Gibbs' having resigned Tuesday morning in a decision that was not altogether ...

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