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  • Mon., Apr. 21, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Apr. 23, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Apr. 24, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Apr. 29, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Apr. 30, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., May. 01, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., May. 02, 2014 5:30PM - 6:00PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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Bruce Allen
Executive Vice President/ General Manager

 

Bruce Allen is the personification of an NFL winner. Our fans know his heritage; we know his abilities. He is the right person to lead our club.” – Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder

Bruce Allen has come full circle. More than 30 years have passed since Allen resided in the Washington, D.C., region and was a ball boy for his father, George Allen, the late Hall of Fame head coach who led the “Over the Hill Gang” Washington Redskins to an NFC Championship in 1972 and an appearance in Super Bowl VII.

Allen was named the Redskins’ Executive Vice President/General Manager on December 17, 2009, after a decorated career spanning more three decades as a general manager and executive with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders and a successful run in the USFL with the Chicago Blitz and the Arizona Wranglers.

Bruce Allen is the personification of an NFL winner. Our fans know his heritage; we know his abilities. He is the right person to lead our club.” – Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder

Bruce Allen has come full circle. More than 30 years have passed since Allen resided in the Washington, D.C., region and was a ball boy for his father, George Allen, the late Hall of Fame head coach who led the “Over the Hill Gang” Washington Redskins to an NFC Championship in 1972 and an appearance in Super Bowl VII.

Allen was named the Redskins’ Executive Vice President/General Manager on December 17, 2009, after a decorated career spanning more three decades as a general manager and executive with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders and a successful run in the USFL with the Chicago Blitz and the Arizona Wranglers.

“It’s exciting because of the history, the tradition, the comfort about coming home. Everybody who knows me, knows that the principles of football in my mind are simple – it’s a team. It’s 53 men, the entire staff, everybody in the building going in the same direction for one common goal, and that’s to win.”

Aside from his management of the Redskins football operations, Allen has led an initiative to extend the Redskins’ outreach to their former players. Since the summer of 2011, he has been the impetus behind numerous alumni gatherings, which started with a barbeque coinciding with the team’s mini-camp. The Redskins welcomed more than 100 former players, coaches and staff members to Redskins Park, where they watched practice, reminisced with each other and interacted with current players and members of the organization.

Among the former greats on hand were Hall of Famers Charley Taylor, Bobby Mitchell, Art Monk and Sam Huff. Others in attendance included Mark Moseley, Pat Fischer, Mike Nelms, Brig Owens, Darryl Pounds, Larry Brown, Neal Olkewicz, Ken Harvey, Raleigh McKenzie, George Starke, Bill Brundige and Darryl Grant.

“This is a great day for the Washington Redskins,” Allen said. “It’s a special time to bring back not only the legends of the game but also some of the architects of the Washington Redskins that our fans have loved over the decades. You get to see that they are great people and it’s wonderful to have them here.

“We owe them a great debt of gratitude for their accomplishments for building this game. Not just the three Super Bowl trophies, but the way they have represented themselves in the burgundy and gold. I think they’re going to give great lessons for our current players to follow. We’re fortunate that we have such great alumni.”

The Redskins also welcomed back their alumni last fall for their inaugural Homecoming Weekend. The likes of Larry Brown, Gary Clark, Pat Fischer, Russ Grimm, Sam Huff, Joe Jacoby, Deacon Jones, Sonny Jurgensen and Doug Williams were among 62 former players who were on hand at FedExField participating in festivities, which opened to fans with a parade featuring the alumni, marching band and cheerleaders. Before the current Redskins players were introduced, their predecessors were given the chance to walk out of the tunnel one more time to the cheers of more than 80,000 fans in attendance.

In addition to his ongoing connection with Redskins Alumni, Allen is actively involved with the Redskins community outreach efforts. Allen has taken the time to personally connect with Redskins fans all over the world via one-on-one meetings, phone calls and e-mails to foster and strengthen the organization’s relationship with its fans.

In August of 2011, he assumed the role of President of the Board of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. Even before taking over these duties, Allen participated in many of the Foundation’s signature events, including the Redskins Alumni Golf Classic, where he serves as Chairman, the Redskins Easter Egg Hunt, the Fields for Tomorrow field dedication, the Mickey Steele Memorial Golf Outing, and, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Golf tournament, among others.

Allen has also lent his time to helping other Redskins greats’ philanthropic works, including Doug Williams’ Washington Football Legends for Charity and Joe Gibbs’ Youth For Tomorrow.

Allen maintains a proud and close relationship with the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia community where he spent much of his youth. This past June, Allen had the honor of serving as the commencement speaker at his alma mater, Langley High School. He has also been an advocate for youth football safety and was instrumental in the passing of the District of Columbia Athletic Concussion Act of 2010. 

Allen and his wife, Kiersten, have a son, George, and a daughter, Mikayla. Kiersten serves on the Moffitt Cancer Foundation Board of Directors, where she and Bruce have worked to aid in the Foundation’s mission to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.

Allen was drafted by the Baltimore Colts as a 12th-round selection in 1978 out of the University of Richmond. He played for the Spiders from 1974-77, earning All-ECAC and All-South Independent honors in his junior season, when he ranked 16th in the nation and broke a school punting record with a 42.9-yard average. He earned his degree in business marketing.

Allen’s late father George, who was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002, was Head Coach of the Redskins from 1971-77. He never had a losing campaign in his seven seasons at the helm, amassing a 67-30-1 record and an appearance in Super Bowl XII.

Like his father, who developed the original Redskins Park, Bruce is spearheading the effort for facility improvements to provide the Redskins a state-of-the art team headquarters equipped with every necessary amenity and competitive advantage to support the football operation.  

Bruce’s brother George served as Virginia governor and as a U.S. Senator from Virginia. He also has two other siblings, Greg, a psychologist specializing in family counseling and Founder of Freedom4U in Southern California, and Jennifer Allen Richard, an author and contributor to the NFL Network.