Redskins Jersey Number History: 1 – 2


Published: March 28, 2009


... are numbers that don't have the most storied of careers with the team but they have enough to at least tell a bit of a story.

1- Matt Turk, Punter, 1995-1999
A player who is still in the NFL having recently completed his 14th season, Turk broke into the NFL with the Redskins in 1995 and was an instant success.

There is an unwritten rule that if a team doesn't do well the punter usually shines (given the increased number of chances he gets added in with usually punting from deep in his own half enabling him to post high averages) and Turk certainly fitted that description for the Redskins.
After a solid rookie campaign he went on to be a three time pro bowl selection at the position and in those three pro bowl years (96-98) he managed to post a net average of 39 yards or above.

Turk would also become the first punter to receive long snaps from his brother. Dan Turk joined his brot...

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