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Jon Jansen Released, Will Be Missed

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John Keim analyzes the decision to release Jon Jansen and offers some personal experiences with him. Among John's memories of Jon Jansen are the new cellphone Jansen bought him. Read on..

The decision came down to one factor: the Redskins didn't think Jon Jansen could play anymore. At least not for them. And they gave him the chance to retire or continue playing – elsewhere, that is. Jansen wants to keep playing, so Washington released the 10-year veteran earlier Friday. Thus ends an era, with Jansen the longest-tenured player and the only player who had been here the entire time... Recommended Stories

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