Bruce Allen actually said the Redskins are 'winning off the field'

Wednesday December 31st, 2014

“We’re winning off the field, but we’ve got to start winning on the field."

Fairly benign words, especially for the general manager of a professional sports franchise.

Nothing about the Washington Redskins is benign, however.

These words came from general manager Bruce Allen as he held his season-ending press conference on Wednesday.

The Redskins finished 4-12 after a year of intense criticism for their continuing use of an offensive nickname and logo.

As one would expect, the Internet responded in kind to Allen's presser (full recap here).

Mike Fiammetta

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