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Things got emotional Wednesday when the Redskins made a trip to Canton, Ohio, to visit the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.

The Washington Redskins took a team trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.

Sons saw their fathers (and grandfathers) in bronze busts, players saw their own game-worn jerseys and everyone found one of their childhood heroes.

"I'm not in the Hall of Fame, but just being in this building, if you didn't know about the history of the game, you have no choice but to understand it, but to respect it," defensive end Ricky Jean Francois said.

Defensive coordinator Joe Barry hadn't been to Canton in 15 years, when he coached for the 49ers, which played in the opening week of the preseason then.

"It's changed a lot," he said. "This place is unbelievable."

Barry, like everyone on the trip, found a spot that resonated with him, and stopped in the Super Bowl section of the museum to listen to Tony Dungy and Jon Gruden, two coaches he worked with in Tampa Bay, speak through some archived footage in the early 2000s.

"Just everything they have here, the footage, the memorabilia," Barry said of what's impressed him. "I didn't get a chance to come back and see Derrick Brooks enshrined last year so looking forward to seeing his bust."

Jean Francois found the visit incredible, partly because he strolled along with Super Bowl MVP quarterback Doug Williams, watching him pass his own small exhibit, which featured his game-worn Redskins helmet.

"You can see anybody who you always looked up to in this building," Jean Francois said. "And to me, I'm not an emotional person, but it brings a chill almost to the point you have no choice when you go play football -- there's a goal, and there's an ultimate goal."

Here were some more personal moments from the visit:




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