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ASHBURN — Dwayne Haskins said he wasn’t surprised at the public’s widespread reaction to former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann giving “his blessing” for the rookie to wear No. 7.

But standing in his No. 7 yellow practice jersey Saturday after the Redskins’ rookie minicamp, Haskins said he was appreciative of Theismann’s decision to do so. Haskins has worn the number throughout high school and college, and wanted to do so with the Redskins.

“It has great significance to me and my family,” Haskins said. “It’s more than just a number.