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Selfie-gate in Washington

Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:18 pm

Redskins' Dwayne Haskins missed first victory kneeldown while taking selfies ... 00279.html

Even Washington Redskins victories come with some serious LOL material.

Rookie QB Dwayne Haskins engineered a game-winning field-goal drive — surviving a few shaky moments along the way — on Sunday, beating the Detroit Lions 19-16 at FedEx Field.

Haskins struggled at times, completing 13 of his 29 passes for 156 and an interception. But he had three rushes for 28 yards, including a nice late scramble and a pretty pass to set up the game-winning kick. The Redskins had been 0-2 in his first two starts.

The rook’s first win as an NFL starter needs to be celebrated! With ... selfies?

The only problem? The game was not over.

After the Redskins picked Lions QB Jeff Driskel on the penultimate play of the game, Haskins had his helmet off. There was time still left on the clock, so the Redskins had to sub in backup QB Case Keenum to take the end-of-game kneel-down and make it official.

Asked about the situation, interim head coach Bill Callahan said, “I think he thought the game was over. I'm happy we won. We'll address that.”

Franchise great Joe Theismann opted to address it as soon as he could, tweeting that Haskins’ detour was “unprofessional and wrong.”

I'm not a big selfie fan ... I find humor in stories where idiots taking selfies do serious harm to themselves

I understand where Haskins may have been excited about his first win, but to not realize the game wasn't over was pretty stupid and he is getting roasted by some here on the east coast

at least he didn't injure himself celebrating, so there is that ... but you can only make a first impression once, and I think some may be holding this against him for a while
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