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Ken Houston Visiting Israel With 18 Other Pro Football HOFers

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Legendary defensive back Ken Houston is in Israel for a few days, and wouldn’t you know it, he found some Redskins fans to greet him.

Of course, he had to sing "Hail To The Redskins" with them.

The Pro Football Hall of Famer is part of a group of 18 other Hall of Famers visiting the country thanks in part to Israei Ambassador to U.S. Ron Dermer and Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

The group has visited a military base so far and continues to take photos of the places they visit on a trip they call “Touchdown In Israel: Mission of Excellence.”

You may also recognize sportscaster James Brown is on hand with the guys.

One piece of advice for Houston: make sure you hold onto your HOF ring.

“I had gone fishing a couple of years ago and I was reaching to net a fish, and I never wear my Hall of Fame ring, (but) on this particular day I did,” Houston told Larry Michael last year. “And I was going to net the fish and my ring slipped into the Gulf.”

At an alumni reunion a couple years back, Redskins owner Dan Snyder noticed Houston's bare finger, and after hearing that he had lost his Hall of Fame ring, vowed to get him a new one. It was awarded to him last June. 

From 1968 to 1979 Houston appeared in 12 straight Pro Bowls, finishing his career with the Redskins in 1980.

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