Redskins’ Jersey History: No. 6-No. 7


Published: April 9, 2009


... the story of a QB (and TV commentator) you either love or hate for No. 7.

No. 6Ali Haji-Sheikh, Kicker, 1987

What a horrible number in Redskins history. I would like to have being proposing Jay Cutler for this number in future years but even that was not to be.

Haji-Sheihk kicked for the Redskins during their Super Bowl XXII campaign and notched all six extra points in their 42-10 victory over Denver which saw the franchise win its second Super Bowl.

However, Haji-Sheihk first appeared in the league with the Giants in 1983 and looked to be a man for the times, making the 1984 Pro Bowl squad. He still holds the record for the longest field goal in Giants' history at 56 yards.

Nagging hamstring problems bothered him though, and the Giants felt they couldn't rely on him so he moved on, spending a year in Atlanta and then his championship year with the Redskins be...

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