Legendary Redskin Speaks Out on Limited Role in Broadcast Booth

Posted: September 15, 2012 in Redskins
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CBS DC

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – Sonny and Sam – the sound is as familiar as church bells on Sunday.

But as Redskins fans watched Robert Griffin III’s coming out party in New Orleans, Sam Huff was taking a leisurely stroll, nowhere near the radio where he’s called Washington Redskins games for the past 37 seasons.

“If I’m not a part of it, I don’t want to see it,” Huff said Friday on “The Mike Wise Show” on 106.7 The Fan.

A decision was made this offseason to limit Huff’s broadcast schedule to the Skins’ eight home games and two away games in Dallas and New York.

The legendary pair of Huff and Sonny Jurgensen seemed inseparable. The absence of Huff’s voice from last Sunday’s broadcast seemed almost unthinkable.

Yet, Jurgensen, along with Larry Michael and Rick “Doc” Walker, handled the broadcast without the 77-year-old former linebacker.

“Sometimes people think they can…

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