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Dexter Manley

## #72 Dexter Manley Defensive End 1981-89
Redskins' career sack leader with 97.5… Named to the Pro Bowl in 1986… Registered 18.5 sacks in 1986… Helped lead the Redskins to a Super Bowl championship in 1987-88 season.

Most memorable moment with the Redskins was beating the Cowboys to win the NFC Championship… Says overcoming his lifelong learning disability and learning how to read is his greatest personal accomplishment… Pre-game ritual was listening to music… Gained inspiration from head coach Joe Gibbs and from the winning attitude that everyone on the team had.

The Redskins mean "a great deal to me and my family to this day" and says the franchise helps define the NFL… Lists Joe Theismann and Art Monk as most admired teammates.


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