Washington Redskins Legendary Broadcaster Sam Huff Retires

June 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After 38 years as a Washington Redskins broadcaster, NFL Hall of Famer Sam Huff has decided to officially retire from full-time duties in the broadcast booth. His 14-year storied NFL career included eight seasons with the New York Giants (1956-63) and six years with the Washington Redskins (1964-69.) He was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1982.
In a statement released by radio station ESPN 980, Huff said, “I’ve enjoyed every game that I played, coached and provided color commentary over the last 50 years with the Washington Redskins." 
Last year, citing "the rigors of travel," Huff reduced his role to only Redskins home games and away games against the Giants and Dallas Cowboys, according to a July 2012 press release by ESPN 980, which broadcasts Redskins games. 
The Washington, D.C.-based radio station is owned by Redskins owner Dan Snyder. 
Known for his witticisms and observations of the game from inside the broadcast bo...

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