This is a picture of Brian Orakpo's Texas-colored golf bag. It's relevant because Monday was the annual Leukemia Golf Classic, and this year, it was hosted by Orakpo. Many of the Redkins players and coaches made the trek out to Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Va. to support the cause and play a few holes of golf.â†µ
Matt Terl of Redskins Blog has a complete recap of the festivities, with photos and text galore. Everything you need to know about what happened can be found there.â†µ
In a way, it was a little less awkward that last year's event, which was named after Jason Campbell, but had to be hosted by Chris Cooley after Campbell was traded to the Raiders in the middle of planning it. But in a way, it was more awkward because of the specter of the lockout. For example:â†µ
Orakpo: "Coach shanahan's out there." Shanahan: "I can't talk to you, Rak." Orakpo: "oh yeah."â†µ
Damn NFL lockout.