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The Navy SEAL that Killed Osama Bin Laden is a Redskins Fan

An Esquire magazine article that interviewed the now retired SEAL revealed he is a Redskins fan.


A member of the Extreme Skins message board came across an Esquire article, which conducted for the first time an interview with the Navy SEAL that expired Osama Bin Laden. In this incredible discussion, it came out that his NFL team is the burgundy and gold:

By early September of last year, the Shooter was out, officially. Retired. He had survived his last deployment, and there was a barbecue near his house to celebrate with about thirty close friends from "the community." The Redskins were on, his favorite team, and there was lots of Commando ale, brewed by a former SEAL.

I don't know what Commando Ale is, but I will certainly be trying to get some to my next Redskins tailgate. I can already envision Orakpo as the perfect spokesman given his Rambo-type muscles and affinity for chains (a UT tradition). The only thing that could make this story better is if Bin Laden had Cowboys posters all over his bedroom.

There are some specific (and awesomely gruesome) details of the kill I'll leave out but but the SEAL's initial reaction stands out:

And I remember as I watched him breathe out the last part of air, I thought: Is this the best thing I've ever done, or the worst thing I've ever done? This is real and that's him. Holy shit.

Awesome. Thanks again to the military for everything you do every day. It's very well known that troops that returned from Afghanistan and Iraq are not getting the support or medical benefits that are rightfully due for them. Hopefully the awareness for that picks up.