Home Sports Redskin Aldridge: At the Jefferson Memorial, Dwayne Haskins and Montez Sweat stand their... SportsRedskin Aldridge: At the Jefferson Memorial, Dwayne Haskins and Montez Sweat stand their ground in the howling winds April 28, 2019 12 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp WASHINGTON — The backdrop for Washington’s first press conference with its two first-round picks was a beyond blustery but otherwise sun-drenched Saturday afternoon in front of the Jefferson Memorial, built in tribute to the third President of the United States and primary author of the Declaration of Independence. (Would this be a bad time to ask about Sally Hemings?) So here came Dwayne Haskins and Montez Sweat, and their families, amid the tourists and surprised fans, standing tall through the swirling wind and the swirling expectations for each, looking composed and rocking some serious footwear with their tailored suits. (By the way: draft night party in D.C.? Intro press conference in D.C., near the Mall? Is Dan Snyder showing his hand-please, prettyprettyprettyplease, let me have a stadium in D.C.?) And Haskins, in particular, feeling like his return to his hometown to play professionally after playing for Bullis High just four years ago was a fait… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Adrian Peterson ‘Without a doubt’ planning to take knee during upcoming NFL season [The Washington Times] – Friday's Sports in Briefs [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – All aTwitter: 6 June 2020 [NBC Sports Washington] – Adrian Peterson intends to take knee during 2020 season 'without a doubt [NBC Sports Washington] – WATCH: Ron Rivera returns to Redskins Park for first time since March [NBC Sports Washington] – Roger Goodell releases statement condemning racism, admits NFL was wrong not listening to players [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Dwayne Haskins Looking Lean and Mean! [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Coaches Return To Redskins Park [The Washington Times] – Adrian Peterson plans to kneel during national anthem next season WATCH: Ron Rivera returns to Redskins Park for first time since March [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Redskins Coaches, Including Ron Rivera, Return To Redskins Park [Clutchpoints] – Redskins’ Adrian Peterson takes hard stance on kneeling during anthem LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.