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Nico Marley, grandson of the iconic musician Bob Marley has entered the National Football League (NFL).

He recently signed a National Football League contract with the Washington Redskins following a tryout at the club’s annual rookie minicamp.

The 22-year-old, who is 5ft 8in, currently weighs 200 pounds and spent four seasons playing College Football at Tulane prior to penning the deal with the Skins.

Nico recently stated via instagram:

“Blessed to officially be a part of the Redskins organisation!”

Blessed to officially be apart of the @redskins organization!

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About the Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area. The Redskins compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) East division.

The team plays its home games at FedExField in Landover, Maryland; its headquarters and training facility are at Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and the Redskins Complex in Richmond, Virginia, respectively. The Redskins have played more than 1,000 games since 1932, and are one of only five franchises in the NFL to record over 600 regular season and postseason wins, reaching that mark in 2015.

The Redskins have won five NFL Championships (two pre-1966 merger announcement, and three Super Bowls). The franchise has captured 14 NFL divisional titles and six NFL conference championships. The Redskins were the first team in the NFL with an official marching band, and also the first team to have a fight song, “Hail to the Redskins”.

Find out more about Nico Marley in this 2014 video by Sports illustrated.


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Nico Marley, grandson of the iconic musician Bob Marley has entered the National Football League (NFL).He recently signed a National Football League contract with the Washington Redskins following a tryout at the club's annual rookie minicamp.The 22-year-old, who is 5ft 8in, currently weighs 200 pounds and spent four seasons...

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