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With Smoot out, Redskins turn to 'Lord Farquaad'

Updated: October 17, 2003, 11:17 AM ET
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ASHBURN, Va. -- LaVar Arrington bellowed a not-so-nice nickname for the Washington Redskins newest starting cornerback: "Lord Farquaad."

"LaVar?" Rashad Bauman said Thursday when told about the nickname. "You know that's the ugliest guy on the team. You can't take that personally."

Lord Farquaad, for those not familiar with animated blockbuster movies, is the short guy from "Shrek." And Bauman, generously listed at 5-foot-8, is one of the shortest players on the Redskins roster.

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