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Thomas Davis: There are great players on the Redskins, they just need coaching and leadership

Thomas Davis talks about Ron Rivera, the Redskins, and the upcoming season

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Newly signed veteran LB Thomas Davis had a conference call today with local reporters and gave some insight on his decision to sign with the Redskins, and what he brings to the team. Playing for Ron Rivera again was the biggest reason he’s coming here, but he also says there is talent on the defense that just needs leadership. Davis is prepared to teach, mentor, and play as he enters his 16th season. He also talked about the uncertainty everyone is experiencing about the upcoming season due to the global pandemic that is affecting everyone’s life.

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