Redskins’ snub gave Cribbs something to prove

Browns kick returner/wide receiver Josh Cribbs grew up in Washington, D.C. cheering passionately for the Redskins. When he graduated from Kent State University in 2005, he entered the draft with hopes that he’d end up on his hometown team. But they passed him over and Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Cribbs has been striving to show the Redskins what they missed out on ever since.

“I grew up wanting to play for the Redskins the way Brady Quinn grew up wanting to play for the Browns,” Cribbs told the newspaper. “It was my dream and when they didn’t draft me, it hurt. It helped me to get to where I am now, to prove to them and to the NFL that I belonged in the league.”More

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