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Remembering 21: The Fans' Tribute

Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., was the gathering point for grieving fans after the death of Sean Taylor on Nov. 27, 2007.

By Cindy Boren  |  November 26, 2008; 7:00 AM ET
Categories:  Remembering 21  
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Again, hoping the team can channel the intense emotions of this ceremony into a great performance Sunday...

Hail to the Reaper.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 26, 2008 7:08 AM | Report abuse

gut wrenching

Posted by: alex35332 | November 26, 2008 7:27 AM | Report abuse

Safe travels to everyone out there hitting the road for the holiday weekend...

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 26, 2008 7:44 AM | Report abuse

This day totally sucks!

RIP Reaper


Posted by: icetotalpackage | November 26, 2008 8:28 AM | Report abuse

To An Athlete Dying Young

A. E. Housman (1859-1936)

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

To-day, the road all runners come,
Shoulder-high we bring you home,
And set you at your threshold down,
Townsman of a stiller town.

Smart lad, to slip betimes away
From fields where glory does not stay,
And early though the laurel grows
It withers quicker than the rose.

Eyes the shady night has shut
Cannot see the record cut,
And silence sounds no worse than cheers
After earth has stopped the ears:

Now you will not swell the rout
Of lads that wore their honours out,
Runners whom renown outran
And the name died before the man.

So set, before its echoes fade,
The fleet foot on the sill of shade,
And hold to the low lintel up
The still-defended challenge-cup.

And round that early-laurelled head
Will flock to gaze the strengthless dead,
And find unwithered on its curls
The garland briefer than a girl's.

Posted by: farstriker | November 26, 2008 8:49 AM | Report abuse

Sean and LaRon, was the makings of something very very special. A once in a life time tandem at their respected positions. Speaking from a fans' point of view, we were robbed of our LT.

Posted by: cboyhater | November 26, 2008 9:46 AM | Report abuse

Win one for the Reaper!

Posted by: PBL4 | November 26, 2008 1:17 PM | Report abuse

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