Replacement players get Super Bowl rings from Redskins

Replacement players get Super Bowl rings from Redskins
ASHBURN, Va. -- He fiddled with the ring on his right hand, still not fully believing what it symbolized. For Skip Lane and 24 other members of the 1987 Washington Redskins replacement team it was their day to celebrate being part of a Super Bowl championship. They waited a long time to get a ring -- and when they finally did they still needed to pinch themselves. "It was surreal," said Lane, one of 25 replacement players in attendance. "Even walking in here I never really thought I was going to get the ring. I still don't believe it's on my hand. It's a fantasy almost. "It's the coolest thing that's ever happened to me. It's been such a long time coming. I think it's going to take a while to set in that it's on my hand. I keep touching it." The Redskins announced three months ago that they would be honoring the replacement players with a Super Bowl ring. There was momentum for doing so after an ESPN 30 for 30 film called "Year of the Scab"... 
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