Cool stuff that happened since the Redskins’ last Super Bowl (January 26, 1992)


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•   Gopher morphed to become The Internet.

•   Wikipedia was launched.

•   MySpace fell and Facebook rose.

•   Friends of Tanya Harding kneecapped Nancy Kerrigan.

•   The Western Calendar entered the next Millennium and the Mayan Calendar ended.  

Norv Turner, Redskins
•   After six seasons of trying, Norv Turner coached the Redskins to a division title.

•   Norv Turner is about to be fired from his third NFL head coaching job.

•   The Dallas Cowboys won three Super Bowls, but no playoff games since.

•   The Eagles appeared in a Super Bowl.

•   The Giants won two Super Bowls.

Cell phone in 1991
•   The cool kids in 1991 had cell phones the size of a man’s shoe. Now, the cool kids use smart phones to text.

•   Both hot news and misinformation may be found on the Twitterverse.

•   Fantasy football blew up.

•   The dot-com bubble burst.

•   Pluto was demoted to a “dwarf planet.”

•   Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee.

St. Paul, MN, Winter Carnival Ice Palace, 1992
•   They built an Ice Palace for Super Bowl 26 (I refuse to use Roman Numerals) where the wind chill factor was 30-below. The game between the Redskins and Bills was played in the Humphey Metrodome where the indoor temperature was 72°.

•   Robert Griffin III celebrated his second birthday in February 1992. London Fletcher was a teenager in Cleveland.

•   Daniel Snyder learned the fastest path to contention is to get out of the way.

•   The Redskins beat the Cowboys 28-18 to clinch the 2012 NFC East title. 

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Anthony Brown

About Anthony Brown

Lifelong Redskins fan and blogger about football and life since 2004. Joined MVN's Hog Heaven blog in 2005 and then moved Redskins Hog Heaven to Bolguin Network. Believes that the course of a season is pre-ordained by management decisions made during the offseason. Can occasionally be found on the This Given Sunday blog and he does guest posts.

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