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Why We Will Win

This is simple. They can't even manage to tp the team hotel correctly. :ols:

 

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One strand. Are you kidding me? And it looks like they even used paper towels instead of toilet paper. Clearly Screaming A called the wrong fan base losers. :)

TK

What To Watch For In 2017

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» The Redskins kicking off their 86th season in franchise history, dating back to their debut as the Boston Braves in 1932.
» The Redskins representing Washington, D.C., for an 81st straight season, dating back to the team’s move to the District prior to the team’s 1937 championship season.
» The Redskins finishing a third consecutive season with a winning percentage above .500 for the first time since a four-year span from 1989-92.
» The Redskins (586) attempting to win 14 regular season games to become the fifth franchise in NFL history with 600 regular season wins all-time.
» The Redskins (team record 6,454 in 2016) posting back-to-back 6,000-yard seasons on offense for the first time in team history.
» The Redskins exceeding 5,000 offensive yards for a 13th straight season. Only five other NFL teams have an active streak of 12 or more seasons with 5,000 yards (Green Bay, New Orleans, New England, Philadelphia and Dallas).
» The Redskins amassing 4,000 passing yards in four consecutive seasons for the first time in team history.
» The Redskins throwing at least 25 touchdown passes as a team in three consecutive seasons for the first time in team history.
» The Redskins allowing 30 or fewer sacks in three consecutive seasons for the first time since a seven-season span from 1986-92.
» The Redskins (No. 3 in 2016) finishing in the Top 5 in the NFL in total offense in back-to-back seasons for the first time since a three-year stretch from 1989-91.
» The Redskins (No. 2 in 2016) posting back-to-back seasons in the Top 5 in the NFL in passing yards per game a five-year run from 1987-91.
» The Redskins (24) extending their current streak of consecutive regular season games with at least one sack, which enters 2017 as the fourth-longest in team history since the NFL made sacks an official statistic in 1982.
» The Redskins (+5 in 2015, even in 2016) finishing even or better in turnover differential in three consecutive seasons for the first time since 1999-2001.
» The Redskins (No. 4 in 2016) posting consecutive seasons in the Top 5 in the NFL in punt return average for the first time since leading the league in the category in both the 1994 and 1995 seasons.

 

» Head Coach Jay Gruden joining Pro Football Hall of Famers Ray Flaherty, George Allen and Joe Gibbs as the only coaches in team history to lead the franchise to multiple postseason berths.
» Gruden (21) chasing Nos. 6 Mike Shanahan and Jack Pardee (24) and No. 5 Joe Kuharich (26) on the Redskins’ list of all-time wins by a coach.

 

» The following players appearing in enough contests to reach 100 career regular season games played: guard Shawn Lauvao (15), linebacker Mason Foster (14), long snapper Nick Sundberg (nine), linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (four) and tackle Trent Williams (three).
» Kerrigan and Williams starting four games each to reach 100 career regular season starts.

 

» Cornerback Bashaud Breeland recording multiple interceptions to become the first member of the Redskins to open a career with four consecutive multi-interception seasons since Fred Smoot (2001-04).

 

» Quarterback Kirk Cousins starting all 16 games for a third consecutive season to become the first Redskins quarterback to do so since the NFL expanded to a 16-game schedule in 1978.
» Cousins (41) starting nine games to become the eighth quarterback to start 50 career regular season games for the Redskins, joining Joe Theismann, Sonny Jurgensen, Sammy Baugh, Billy Kilmer, Mark Rypien, Eddie LeBaron and Jason Campbell.
» Cousins (No. 3 in 2016) becoming the first player in team history to finish in the Top 3 in the NFL in passing yards in a season in back-to-back years since Sonny Jurgensen in 1966-67.
» Cousins throwing for 4,000 yards for a third consecutive season. It would mark the 14th instance of a quarterback posting three straight 4,000-yard seasons in NFL history. (Note: Carson Palmer, Russell Wilson and Jameis Winston can also accomplish the feat in 2017).
» Cousins (1,556) chasing No. 6 Jason Campbell (1,637) and No. 5 Billy Kilmer (1,791) on the team’s all-time pass attempts list.
» Cousins (1,025) chasing No. 4 Mark Rypien (1,244) on the team’s all-time pass completions list.
» Cousins (12,113) chasing No. 5 Billy Kilmer (12,352) and No. 4 Mark Rypien (15,928) on the team’s all-time passing yardage list.
» Cousins (72) chasing No. 5 Mark Rypien (101) and No. 4 Billy Kilmer (103) on the team’s all-time passing touchdowns list.
» Cousins throwing 20 passing touchdowns to become the first Redskins quarterback with three consecutive 20-touchdown seasons.
» Cousins throwing 25 passing touchdowns to become the first player in team history to record 25 or more passing touchdowns in a season three times.
» Cousins posting a 100.0 or better passer rating to become the first Redskins quarterback to post multiple 100-rating seasons (min. 100 attempts).

 

» Wide receiver Jamison Crowder becoming the first player to lead the Redskins in receiving touchdowns in back-to-back seasons
since Chris Cooley in 2006-07. He would be the first wide receiver to accomplish the feat since Santana Moss in 2005-06. (Note: Cooley and Moss tied for the team lead in 2006).
» Crowder (No. 4 in 2016) attempting to become the first member of the Redskins to finish in the Top 5 in the NFL in punt return average in back-to-back years since Mike Nelms in 1980-81.
» Crowder becoming the eighth player to record multiple career punt returns for touchdown with his next score, joining Brian Mitchell, Rickie Harris, Dick Todd, Bert Zagers, Cliff Battles, Mike Nelms and Johnny Williams.

 

» Tight end Vernon Davis (505) chasing No. 9 Kellen Winslow (541) and No. 8 Jeremy Shockey (547) on the NFL’s list of career receptions by a tight end.
» Davis (6,424) chasing No. 10 Heath Miller (6,569), No. 9 Kellen Winslow (6,741), No. 8 Greg Olsen (7,365) and No. 7 Pete Retzlaff (7,412) on the NFL’s list of career receiving yards by a tight end.
» Davis (57) chasing No. 7 Jimmy Graham (59), No. 6 Jerry Smith (60), No. 5 Shannon Sharpe (62) and No. 4 Jason Witten (63) on the NFL’s list of career receiving touchdowns by a tight end.

 

» Safety DeAngelo Hall (five) returning a fumble for a touchdown to tie Jason Taylor (six) for the most career fumble return touchdowns in NFL history.
» Hall improving upon his 43 career interceptions, most among active NFL players.
» Hall (23) chasing No. 9 Ken Houston (24), Nos. 7 Pat Fischer and Mark Murphy (27), No. 6 Paul Krause (28) and others on the Redskins’ all-time interception list.

 

» Kicker Dustin Hopkins (59) chasing No. 5 Kai Forbath (80), No. 4 Shaun Suisham (81) and No. 3 Curt Knight (101) on the team’s list of career field goals made.

TK

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» The Redskins evening their all-time record in season openers at 41-41-4 with a win. A victory would also push their record in openers to 25-23 since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
» The Redskins attempting to snap a four-game losing streak in season openers. The team won three straight Week 1 contests from 2010-12 prior to the current streak.
» The Redskins opening against an NFC opponent to snap a three-year stretch in which the Redskins opened against AFC competition every year from 2014-16.
» The Redskins opening a season at home for a third consecutive season, marking the franchise’s first stretch of three straight season openers at home since opening six consecutive seasons at home from 2002-07.
» The Redskins improving to 18-13 in Week 1 home games since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. The win would push Washington to 9-5 all-time at FedExField on Kickoff Weekend.
» The Redskins opening a season against a division opponent for the 29th time all-time, dating back to the Boston Redskins’ season opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates in an NFL Eastern Division clash on Sept. 13, 1936.
» The Redskins seeking a sixth straight victory against Philadelphia for the first time since posting a six-game winning streak in the series across the 1981-84 seasons. The Redskins have won five consecutive games against the Eagles dating back to 2014.
» The Redskins pushing their all-time record against the Eagles including postseason play to 87-73-5, including season series sweeps in 2015 and 2016.
» The Redskins adding to their current 86 all-time wins against the Eagles (Including postseason play), their most against any opponent.
» The Redskins improving to 45-35-3 all-time in home games against the Eagles. The Redskins enter 2017 having earned wins in four of their last five home games against Philadelphia.
» The Redskins seeking their first four-game home winning streak against Philadelphia since the 1981-84 seasons.
» The Redskins recording a sack in a 25th consecutive regular season game, dating back to 2015. Washington’s active streak of 24 ranks first in the NFC and second in the NFL (Cincinnati, 29).
» The Redskins posting a sack in a 25th consecutive regular season game to tie for the third-longest such streak in team history since the NFL adopted sacks as an official statistic in 1982. The previous 25-game streak was recorded by the Redskins from Week 1 of the 1982 season to Week 16 of the 1983 season.

 

» Head Coach Jay Gruden winning his 22nd game with the Redskins to take sole possession of eighth-most in team history.

 

» Quarterback Kirk Cousins starting a 33rd consecutive regular season game for the Redskins, the third-longest streak by a Redskins quarterback since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger behind Joe Theismann (60 from 1980-84) and Mark Rypien (41 from 1990-93).
» Cousins entering the game third in NFL history in completion percentage (65.9) among players with at least 1,500 career attempts.
» Cousins adding to his team records for career 300-yard passing games (19, including 18 in regular season play) and 400-yard passing games (three).
» Cousins (12,113) accruing 240 passing yards to move past Billy Kilmer (12,352) for the fifth-most career passing yards in Redskins history.
» Cousins (72) throwing three touchdown passes to join Sammy Baugh, Sonny Jurgensen, Joe Theismann, Billy Kilmer and Mark Rypien as the only quarterbacks to record 75 career touchdown passes as a member of the Redskins.
» Cousins (nine) rushing for a touchdown to tie Joe Theismann (10) for the second-most career rushing touchdowns by a Redskins quarterback.

 

» Tight end Vernon Davis (505) catching a pass to move past Dallas Clark and Frank Wycheck (505 each) for sole possession of 10th on the NFL’s list of career receptions by a tight end.
» Davis (6,424) gaining 146 receiving yards to move past Heath Miller (6,569) for the 10th-most career receiving yards by a tight end in NFL history.
» Davis adding to his 57 career touchdown receptions, eighth most of any tight end in NFL history.
» Davis catching three touchdowns to tie former Redskins great Jerry Smith (60) for sixth-most touchdowns by a tight end in NFL history.

 

» Kicker Dustin Hopkins (five) kicking his sixth career field goal of 50 yards or more to take sole possession of third-most in team history.

 

» Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan starting his 97th consecutive regular season game, the second-longest active streak among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career.
» Kerrigan (58.5) posting 1.5 sacks to become the third member of the Redskins to record 60.0 sacks since the NFL adopted sacks as an official statistic in 1982 (Dexter Manley and Charles Mann).

 

» Tight end Jordan Reed (248) recording two receptions to become the 12th player to catch 250 career passes as a member of the Redskins. He would be the Redskins’ third tight end to reach the milestone, joining Chris Cooley and Jerry Smith.
» Reed (20) catching a touchdown pass to tie Jean Fugett (21) for third-most career receiving touchdowns by a tight end in Redskins history

TK

In honor of Extremeskins' 12th season covering the Redskins from behind the curtain, we are enhancing our Redskins game-day coverage. Beginning this year, our week-to week coverage will include this all in one place. Here, this space will be dedicated to coverage-related content such as:

  • Our world-class game coverage featuring behind the scenes views from the sidelines, locker-room and press box
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  • The top Redskins tailgates at FedEx Field and opponent stadiums
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  • The best tailgating recipes, shared by your fellow 'Skins' fans
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  • A list of the best venues to visit in order to meet up with Redskins fans around FedEx and in opposing cities - we will visit these and provide our report along with photos and other tidbits
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  • Fan polls - Every week ES will publish a poll relevant to that week's game asking fans to share their insight. We will then publish the results prior to kick-off.
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  • More!

 

More? More what? 

Why more cowbell of course! 

 

We are excited about these changes and hope you enjoy them as well. Check back throughout the week for updates and announcements surrounding Redskins game-day coverage. And with that, let's get ready to defend the East!

~ JimmiJo, Murf, SpacemanSpiff, TK

TK

Week 8 What To Watch For

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»» The Redskins making their European regular season debut.
»» The Redskins playing their second regular season game outside the United States all-time. The Redskins faced the Buffalo Bills at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Oct. 30, 2011, in their only other international regular season game to date.
»» This Redskins earning their first regular season win outside of the United States in team history.
»» The Redskins participating in the NFL’s 17th regular season game played in London since the formation of the NFL International Series in 2007.
»» The Redskins improving to 3-1 in the first four road games of a season for the first time since 2008.
»» The Redskins winning to hit the halfway mark of a season above .500 for the first time since 2008 (6-2).
»» The Redskins tying a team record by reaching 400 yards of offense for a third consecutive game. The franchise has accomplished the feat five times previously (1949, 1981-82, 1983, 2013 and 2015).
»» The Redskins exceeding 300 yards of offense in a 12th consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season, for the first time since a 14-game stretch across the 2012-13 seasons.
»» The Redskins rushing for 100 yards in a third straight game for the first time since a five-game span across Weeks 15-17 of the 2014 season and Weeks 1-2 of the 2015 season.
»» The Redskins reaching 125 rushing yards in a third straight game for the first time since Weeks 9-11 of the 2013 season.
»» The Redskins holding a fifth straight opponent to 20 points or fewer for the first time since a five-game streak in Weeks 2-6 of the 2009 season.
»» The Redskins’ defense posting three sacks in a fourth consecutive game for the first time since the final four games of the 2015 season.

»» Cornerback Bashaud Breeland (one) intercepting a pass to become the first member of the Redskins since Fred Smoot (2001-03) to open a career with multiple interceptions in three straight seasons.

»» Quarterback Kirk Cousins recording his 16th career 300-yard passing game, including postseason play, to tie Sonny Jurgensen for the most 300-yard passing games in team history.
»» Cousins (57) chasing No. 6 Eddie LeBaron (59) on the team’s all-time passing touchdowns list.
»» Cousins throwing three touchdowns to join Sammy Baugh, Sonny Jurgensen, Joe Theismann, Billy Kilmer and Mark Rypien as the only players to throw 60 touchdown passes with the Redskins.
»» Cousins completing four passes to reach 800 career completions.
»» Cousins (9,192) accruing 578 passing yards to pass Gus Frerotte (9,769) for seventh-most passing yards in Redskins history.
»» Cousins rushing for a touchdown in consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 14-15 of the 2015 season.
»» Cousins (six) rushing for two touchdowns to tie four players (eight) for fourth-most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in team history.

»» Wide receiver Jamison Crowder tying a single-season team record with his second punt return touchdown of the season (Brian Mitchell in 1991 and 1994, Mike Nelms in 1981, Bert Zagers in 1957 and John Williams in 1952).
»» Crowder exceeding 100 receiving yards to become the first member of the Redskins with consecutive 100-yard receiving games since DeSean Jackson in Weeks 8-9 of the 2014 season.
»» Crowder adding to his current single-season career high in receiving touchdowns (three this season).

»» Tight end Vernon Davis adding to his 56 career touchdown receptions, seventh-most of any tight end in NFL history.
»» Davis (6,064) gaining 80 receiving yards to pass Jeremy Shockey (6,143) for 12th-most receiving yards by a tight end in NFL history.

»» Wide receiver Pierre Garçon extending his streak of consecutive regular season games played with a reception to 94, the sixthlongest active streak in the NFL (Larry Fitzgerald, 186; Brandon Marshall, 151; Steve Smith Sr., 134; Jason Witten, 125; Michael Crabtree, 102). Sixty-five of the games in Garçon’s streak have come
with Washington, the third-longest streak by a member of the Redskins since the 1970 merger.
»» Garçon (19 with Washington) catching a touchdown pass to become the 15th player in Redskins history to post 20 touchdown receptions with the team.
»» Garçon (3,837) gaining 94 receiving yards to pass Henry Ellard (3,930) for 11th-most receiving yards in team history.

»» Kicker Dustin Hopkins (41) making three field goals to tie Scott Blanton (44) for 10th-most field goals in team history.
»» Hopkins (177) scoring 23 points to become the 29th player in team history to record 200 career points with the Redskins.

»» Wide receiver DeSean Jackson (24) recording two 50-plusyard touchdowns to tie Steve Smith, Sr. (26) for fourth in total touchdowns of 50 yards or more in the NFL since the 1970 merger.
»» Jackson (20) recording a 60-plus-yard touchdown to tie Devin Hester (21) for second-most total touchdowns of 60 yards or more in NFL history.

»» Running back Matt Jones (three in 2015 and 2016) setting a career high with his next rushing touchdown.
»» Jones (460) rushing for 31 yards to break his single-season career high from 2015 (490).

»» Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan starting his 88th consecutive game, tied for second-most among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career.
»» Kerrigan recording a sack in a fourth consecutive game for the first time since a five-game stretch in Weeks 12-16 of the 2014 season.
»» Kerrigan recording 1.5 sacks to reach 7.5 sacks this season. He would join Jared Allen, Derrick Thomas, DeMarcus Ware and Reggie White as the only players to register at least 7.5 sacks in each of the first six seasons of an NFL career since the NFL adopted sacks as an official statistic in 1982.

»» Linebacker Trent Murphy becoming the first member of the Redskins to post at least a half-sack in a seventh consecutive game for the first time in his career.

»» Tight end Jordan Reed (215) catching 12 passes to tie Rod Gardner for the 15th-most receptions in team history.
»» Reed (16) catching three touchdown passes to tie Clint Didier (19) for fourth-most by a tight end in Redskins history.

»» Safety Donte Whitner Sr. playing in his 150th career regular season game.

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