Washington hires Jason Wright as NFL’s first black team president

In this Jan. 19, 2011, file photo, Arizona Cardinals running back Jason Wright, center, talks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Football Team has hired Jason Wright as team president. He’s the first black person to hold this job in NFL history and at 38 becomes the youngest team president in the league. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Reality began to sink in for Jason Wright in the days after accepting the job as president of the Washington Football Team.