Week 13 of the NFL season is a big one for the Washington Commanders (4-8) who host the Miami Dolphins (8-3) in a clash of teams appearing to be heading into opposite directions.
With the Commanders defense getting it’s first look at a live opponent with coach Ron Rivera at the controls the focus for the organization as a whole won’t just be on the field, but around it as well.
As a part of their ongoing efforts to reconnect with the Washington fan base the franchise is hosting several themed events this Sunday including Pride Night Out, an inaugural Jewish Heritage pregame even, and HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Night Out.
That last one means a little more to one member of the Commanders roster, defensive end Joshua Pryor.
Pryor, an undrafted free agent this offseason, played collegiately at Bowie State University where he racked up 32 sacks and 77 tackles for loss. But that came after he played his high school ball at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Baltimore, MD making him about as homegrown an NFL talent as there is.
And that makes him a unique representative of his team on a night like this one.
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