OPEN THREAD: Best Redskins documentary topic?

OPEN THREAD: Best Redskins documentary topic?
April 22, 2014, 7:00 am
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In this Oct. 7, 2007 file photo, Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor (21) escapes the grasp of Detroit Lions tackle George Foster in an NFL football game at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Jim Zorn never coached Sean Taylor, never got to know him. Jason Taylor never was Sean Taylor's teammate, never practiced alongside him. It is a measure of the effect Sean Taylor _ and his death a year ago _ had on the Washington Redskins that even those new to the team this season feel a sense of loss.

(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Sports documentaries are quite in vogue, they seem to be popping up on more channels all the time. There are so many stories to be told, it seems like an endless supply. 

But looking specifically at the Washington Redskins, what makes for the best documentary topic? My buddy Ben Standig asked the question via Twitter, and got a lot of interesting responses. Some of the most popular were a film on the life and death of murdered Redskins safety Sean Taylor. That carries great weight for many fans. Other ideas would look at the success of Joe Gibbs in his first stint with the team; the only coach to win three Super Bowls with three different quarterbacks.

A similarly weighty topic would be Bobby Mitchell's first season with the team in 1962. The Redskins faced tremendous pressure to integrate what was then an all-white team, and Mitchell became the first black player in team history. He opened doors for fans and players alike while working under the extreme conditions created by former owner George Preston Marshall. 

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What documentary would you want to see? You can never go wrong with The Hogs. 

Let us know what you think in the comments.