Colt Brennan signed a four-year, $1.8-million contract with the Washington Redskins, then immediately paid it forward with a good deed.
“It feels great to sign,” Brennan said.
Soon after, Brennan made the 45-minute drive to Washington D.C., where he had lunch with Joshua Miyazawa and his family.
Miyazawa is a 5-year-old boy from Hawai‘i who underwent heart surgery. His favorite player is Brennan. Miyazawa is in D.C. to play in a tee-ball game on the White House lawn.
“The lunch was awesome,” Brennan said. “The food was good, and I got to spend time with (Joshua). We were there for three hours. He looks great. He showed me his scar. They’re a fun family. It was a great experience. It was a privilege for me to meet him. It was awesome to hear his story.”
Brennan said he signed a standard four-year contract. He will receive a signing bonus of $96,800, which is in the ballpark for a sixth-round selection. But he has been assured the contract will be subject to renegotiation if he performs well for the Redskins.
“I’m happy to be healthy and ready to play,” said Brennan, who has been medically cleared to participate in all drills during training camp, which opens this weekend. Brennan underwent hip surgery in May.
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Happy birthday to offensive lineman Andrew Faaumu, who is showing his strength and agility during unsupervised workouts:
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Happy 23rd birthday to an original Tsai-ko — Allie Tsai.
Here’s the birthday girl (second from right) with some recent millionaire at the end of last season’s UH-San Jose State game. Apparently, she knew a reporter who sneaked her and some friends into the press tent.