After issuing this joint statement with Rams General Manager Les Snead confirming the deal that the two made earlier this week, Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen doubled down on his organization's gamble later Saturday evening.
Speaking at a Washington Football Legends event, Allen told the assembled media that the Redskins just couldn't resist the temptation to make the deal that has the entire NFL talking.
Bruce Allen on trading up to No. 2: "Clearly we fell in love with two players, and we believe one of those players will be a great Redskin."— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) March 11, 2012
BruceAllen on cost of trade "We understand it was a heavy price but when you bought your home you probably wanted to pay a little less too."— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) March 11, 2012
Boy, I wonder which two players he's talking about. And, of course ...
Allen on Dan Snyder: "He gave us his 1000 percent support. He wanted us to do what we thought was the appropriate thing & he embraced it."— Grant Paulsen (@granthpaulsen) March 11, 2012
Yes, we're sure he did.
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