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Diary of a Trade: Reporter's Perspective

Diary of a Trade: Reporter's Perspective

When the Redskins rallied to beat Dallas in the famed Monday night game, it was one of the most exciting finishes many had ever seen. But it was also, for a reporter, one of the toughest. I had to re-write my story several times in a half hour, changing it to reflect that the Redskins had lost ... then come close ... then won... and then nearly lost again.

The business gets crazy like that. Things change on a whim. Which brings me to the Jay Cutler trade. One minute it was done and a couple hours later it wasn't. From my perspective, here's what it was like: March 16: Talk to a source about the Redskins and he starts talking about their desire to trade Jason Campbell and acquire Jay Cutler. Got a second source on it, who echoed the interest. Put... Recommended Stories

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