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VIDEO: ESPN 980's Chris Russell Runs 40-Yard Dash


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For all athletes who criticize media members for not playing the sports they play, this video of ESPN 980's Chris Russell attempting to do the 40-yard dash after the Redskins' player-only workouts is for you. Russell was clocked at 8.2 seconds in the run, in case you were wondering.

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Video via our own Daniel Shiferaw.

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UPDATE: Dan Steinberg has more on the backstory that set this up.

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UPDAE: Even more of the backstory, with quotes from Russell himself, from Matt Terl of Redskins Blog.