Supporting an NFL franchise can take you from ecstasy to heartbreak within minutes, it can be a strain on your emotions and bank account that can ultimately be too much, one lifelong Redskins fan has officially announced he's "Done" with the team.
The continued debacle involving Robert Griffin III and his placed with the franchise rages on, his actions often fill the headlines and the team have slumped to an abysmal 3-7 record so far this season.
The Redskins disastrously lost 27-7 to the hopeless then-1-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11 and after watching his beloved team once again let him down, Steve Taylor of Silver Springs, Maryland, decided enough was enough.
Just in what way did this heartbroken fan decide to take redemption on the team he had supported all his life? he would set on fire all the worthy gear of the Redskins that he owned.
The 45-year-old Washington decided that he would not burn any gifts he had received however, and that he would exempt anything Art Monk-related, because in his words "he is worthy".
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Visibly angry after the teams despicable loss to a Tampa Bay team who had only mustered one win prior to that game all season, Taylor took his camera to send out a message to anyone willing to listen.
An expletive filled rant described the emotions of the burned fan who had given his heart and soul to the team and received nothing in return, he gathered up his Redskins merchandise including the cap on his head and set it alight.
Taylor explained his actions to Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post:
"It's not just one thing; it's been building up over a decade. [Sunday], the way it unfolded for me, I just lost it. I just couldn't deal with it. I've got too many other hobbies. It ruins my Sundays for me, and I just lost it for about 90 minutes there."