Joe Gibbs On Speaking To Cowboys: “It Was A Chapel Service, I’m Redskin All The Way.”

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Monday, it was revealed that former Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs spoke to the Dallas Cowboys, which caused an uproar around these parts. 

In an attempt to diffuse the situation, ESPN 980 had Gibbs on its "Inside The Locker Room" show Monday afternoon to set the record straight. 

"Let me explain, let me explain. It was a chapel service," Gibbs said to Scott Jackson, Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell. "Jonathan Evans and [Dallas-based pastor] Tony Evans -- Tony wrote one of the chapters in my book -- and it was all about playing life the way God wants you to play life. I was there in the chapel service -- I got invited to go to chapel -- and I gave my testimony and I talked about the Lord. I did not talk anything about pep talks or football. I wanted to clarify that because I'm getting a few emails and stuff in here (laughs), a lot of Redskins fans. I'm Redskin all the way and all I was doing was a chapel service."

Gibbs, however, did not clarify if he mentioned "Black Jesus" during his sermon. 

"I did want to call in because I wanted to clarify to everybody -- some people weren't putting in there that it was a chapel service," he continued. "I'm talking about the Lord; that's what I want to do for the rest of my life."

Yeah, so you bozos out there feigning nausea should be ashasmed of...oh, right. 

Don't worry, though, because Walker still got a shot in on the Cowboys.

"Coach Joe, one thing I've learned from you and I think we've all learned this from you, it's about giving back," he said. "For you to go down and deal with that group of sinners and try to spread the Lord to them, I expect you to do that. I mean, I’d do the same thing, Coach. I’ve got some of them, I’m around. I love them to death but they need help.

"They need help, Joe. You spread the word, even if you have to go into the cesspool of life. You go in there, Joe, and you do what you've gotta do."

Order has been restored.

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