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      Cowboys versus Redskins - now that just sounds correct.
       
      Hello friends, JimmiJo here along with THE Spaceman Spiff. Space is already on the sidelines, yucking it up with the important people. Me? I'm thinking how grateful I am for the 3-car accident on the beltway...
       
      If you cannot get up for this game, there isn't enough viagra made on earth for you. After all; the Redskins are hosting their eternal rival, the Cowboys. Winner will be sitting on top of the division, with a truckload of bragging rights.
       
      What's not to like?
       
      Well, for starters, everybody and their mom is inactive. Chris Thompson Jamison Crowder, Paul Richardson, Quinton Dunbar; all inactive. What a time to have have your top two receivers out. The chatter here in the press box is Washington should do what they can to bring in receivers - to include making a trade with the Raiders for Amari Cooper.
       
      Then there's the question of which Redskins show up? They could come out and light Dallas up. Or, post an anemic effort to suffer another embarrassing lost. Neither would surprise me.
       
      One this is for sure, the distribution in fans is something like 55-45 Redskins. Already an embarrassment. Until you consider this team has done much to earn the lack of support.
       
      Still, you have offer the finger in the middle to those fans who sold their tickets to Dallas fans. What were you thinking?
       
      Back shortly...
       
      Inactives
       
      The Redskins declared the following players as inactive:
      o   No. 10 WR Paul Richardson Jr.
      o   No. 23 CB Quinton Dunbar
      o   No. 25 RB Chris Thompson
      o   No. 30 S Troy Apke
      o   No. 55 C Casey Dunn
      o   No. 74 T Geron Christian Sr.
      o   No. 80 WR Jamison Crowder
       
      The team held a touching tribute to my friend Rich Tandler, who passed this week.
       
      Follow along in-game on Twitter @Skinscast
       
      Half
       
      Did you hear the one about the team that got chance after chance but couldn't score more than a touchdown?
      That's right; they are tied at 7 at the half and completely anemic in the second half.
       
      "Against the run of play" is a term you hear in soccer all the time. It is applicable here. It means the better team is either tied or trailing.
       
      Whoever said football was fair?
       
      Washington needs to find a way to get hot in the second half. The Dallas Cowboys are infinitely beatable today.
       
      JimmiJo
       
      How do you like them apples?
      The Washington Redskins sent them home happy today. Along the way my ulcer started bleeding, I threw up twice, and peed the chair I was sitting in.
      Up by 10 at the two-minute warning, I did not expect to be hoping for a missed field goal to avoid overtime. But there I was, crossing fingers and toes and noticibly relieved when the ball bounced off the upright to seal the win.
      A lot of things had to go right for the Dallas Cowboys to even have a shot at the end. A lot more things went right for Washington.
      The Redskins held Ezekiel Elliot to just 33-yards rushing. They forced two fumbles by Dak Prescott, one of which went for a Redskins' touchdown, and sacked him a total of four times. 
      Ryan Kerrigan had his best day of the season, sacking Prescott twice, one of which caused the fumble for the score. Preston Smith scored the touchdown off of the fumble. Jonathan Allen and and Ryan Anderson each logged a sack. DJ Swearinger hit Prescott square on the ball to cause the other fumble by Prescott.
      And then there was the offense.
      Adrian Peterson defies time and physics in what he can still do on the football field. His ability to change directions instantly, the speed he still posesses, and his ability to play through multiple injuries is astonishing. He ran for 99-yards on 24-carries with a 4.1 yard per carry average. 
      Kapri Bibbs, the other back; added just 13-yards rushing. But as a receiver he caught 4 passes for 43-yards and the first touchdown of the game.
      Josh Doctson reeled in 3-receptions for 43-yards. Jordan Reed added 43-yards on his two catches. Maurice Harris logged 2 for 22-yards.
      Alex Smith had a adequate outting. He went 14/25 for 178 yards and a touchdown for a quarterback rating of 98.1. He was sacked once.
      His obvious miss of Jeremy Sprinkle running free in the end zone is almost cause for termination. Connect on that throw and the game is much more comfortable at the end. 
      The real stars of this show were the fat guys in the trenches. The offensive line that opened highway lane-wide holes for Peterson to run through, and the defensive line that wreaked such havok all game. 
       
      But we have to thank Dallas as well for things like an illegal snap to back the field goal unit up at the end. The holding call that negated the big gain one play before the sack/fumble/score was huge. They seemed to find ways to beat themselves.
       
      Despite the above, Dallas was right there until last miss that struck the goalpost. The win was entirely too close for comfort.
       
      But now that's it's over, I sure am enjoying the win.
       
      The Redskins sit alone at the top of the division after 6-weeks. They travel to New York next week where they can continue to help themselves with a win.
       
      But just because New York currently resides in the toilet does not mean they intend to roll-over and play dead. Washington will have their hands full if they don't get more production out of the offense.
       
      That's next week though. For now, I am intent on  enjoying an excellent victory. Against the Dallas Cowboys.
       
      What's not to like?
       
      Talk soon!

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It's not too late to score tix. Get them today, have them overnighted for Saturday. :eaglesuck

And by the way, in case we get Hail to the Redskins going in the stadium, let's make sure we know the lyrics. I know some people are fuzzy about the middle part. Let's be LOUD!

Hail to the Redskins!

Hail Victory!

Braves on the Warpath!

Fight for old D.C.!

Run or pass and score -- we want a lot more!

Beat 'em, Swamp 'em,

Touchdown! -- Let the points soar!

Fight on, fight on 'Til you have won

Sons of Wash-ing-ton. Rah!, Rah!, Rah!

Hail to the Redskins!

Hail Victory!

Braves on the Warpath!

Fight for old D.C.!

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I live in b.more and have two tickets, but am kinda freaked out about being in philly wearing my skins gear. Which Maryland house are you all meeting at?

Don't be scared man. I'm going and I'm rocking my Portis jersey.

I'm 16 years old and I'm not scared, Eagles fans are gonna have to deal with it. :eaglesuck

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Here's some info re the Linc which is different than FedEx:

Bag Search

Lincoln Financial Field prohibits bags larger than 12" x 12" x 12 from being brought into the stadium. All bags are subject to search upon entry and are subject to additional searches within the stadium. This policy is in effect for all Guests who visit Lincoln Financial Field. (No bags are allowed in FedEx, regardless of the size, except small purses)

Parking

Parking areas are generally open five (5) hours prior to kickoff. Due to limited space, reserved parking is available for Club Suite and Club Seatholders only. Please refer to the parking map for more detailed information regarding public and private parking at Lincoln Financial Field and the surrounding area. Or, visit LincolnFinancialField.com for the latest updates. (FedExField opens lots 4 hours prior)

Food

Carrying food into the stadium is allowed, provided it is wrapped in clear plastic. Soft sided coolers can be carried in too. Glass and plastic bottles and containers are not allowed. (FedExField does not allow food or beverages carried into the stadium).

Police Room

The Police Room is located on the Service Level near the loading dock on the East side of the stadium. Any Guest inquiring about someone who has been removed from the seating bowl by police should be referred to Guest Services Centers located in Sections 121, 136, 206 and 226. (FedExField does not have a jail)

Beer

Beer sales will terminate, on the 100 and 200 levels, at the beginning of the third quarter. (FedExField terminates beer sales at the beginning of the 4th quarter)

http://www.lincolnfinancialfield.com/guest/a-z.jsp

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URGENT INFO - PLEASE READ

*** CHANGE OF PLANS ***

I just called the Philadelphia Eagles at 215 463 2500.

I asked for directions to lot U, and asked if alcohol was allowed. The woman who answered said there is NO TAILGATING ALLOWED in Lot U !!!

She recommends we should park at the Wachovia lot which is close to the stadium. She says the Wachovia lots are marked Lots A through Lots H. She says we should take I-95, exit onto Broad St., then turn right onto Pattison St, and then enter the Wachovia Lots. She said Wachovia lots are cash lots, and allow tailgating and allow alcohol. She said the lots will open at 7 AM!!! She said the parade will not interfere with game traffic, because even though the Parade will be on Broad St., the parade does not come close to the stadium.

So the caravan will be re-routed to the Wachovia Lots. [EDIT]: We are tentatively planning on Lot D. I will PM Halter91 and a few other people.

It is more important than ever to get there early since these lots are close to the stadium, are cash lots, they allow tailgating, and will therefore be the first to fill up.

If you can't join the Caravan but you want to join the REDSKINS tailgate, please PM me and I'll give you my cell which you can call Sunday. I strongly advise you to ARRIVE EARLY because once our lot fills up, you will not be able to join us unless you walk in on foot. I will have a 20 foot flagpole at our tailgate flying the American flag and a Redskins flag.

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Thanks for the update and the info Mark. I will still be at the Maryland house to follow the calvery. I will pass this info along as well.

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you guys might want to try to be at the Stadium by 11. Just a thought. I look forward to meeting many of you guys and gals!!

Please be gentle to my GF, she's an Iggles fan.

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Thanks for that pertinent info. I will also be at the Md. House to follow the calvary.

Glad to see that you have decided to join us Sherm. ;)

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you guys might want to try to be at the Stadium by 11. Just a thought. I look forward to meeting many of you guys and gals!!

Please be gentle to my GF, she's an Iggles fan.

We will have a little mercy on her, at least until the game is over. :silly:

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you guys might want to try to be at the Stadium by 11. Just a thought. I look forward to meeting many of you guys and gals!!

Please be gentle to my GF, she's an Iggles fan.

If we leave the rest stop at 11, I bet we see you by 11:45 or so. Maybe sooner. Please pick a good spot and give us room to park. You have my cell right? Or I'll call you. THANKS

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Sounds like you guys have a good plan worked out.:)

The Wachovia lots are right next to the Linc lots, so you won't have a really far walk from them.

Parking for Philly sports is a hell of a lot easier than for Redskins. I went to the Raiders-Redskins game this year and didn't have a parking pass, so it was like getting a tour of Landover trying to find parking. Then we had to walk really far to get to the stadium. Where the Philly sports arenas are, it's all parking lots and warehouses. Just drive along any of the streets and there are people waving you in to lots.

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There's a group of us that have chartered a bus to head up to Philly Sunday AM from NOVA. The bus holds up to 25 people and we're only 1/2 full so we definitely have room for more. It's coming back after the game to the same location. If there's a few people in MD, it probably wouldn't be a big problem to make a stop right off of the beltway or 95 but if you're in VA we're meeting right off the beltway in Springfield.

PM me if anyone needs/wants a ride. We're planning to park in the lots near the Wachovia Center. The plan is to meet up with the bus in Springfield at 9:00 or 9:30 AM.

:eaglesuck

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There's a group of us that have chartered a bus to head up to Philly Sunday AM from NOVA. The bus holds up to 25 people and we're only 1/2 full so we definitely have room for more. It's coming back after the game to the same location. If there's a few people in MD, it probably wouldn't be a big problem to make a stop right off of the beltway or 95 but if you're in VA we're meeting right off the beltway in Springfield.

PM me if anyone needs/wants a ride. We're planning to park in the lots near the Wachovia Center. The plan is to meet up with the bus in Springfield at 9:00 or 9:30 AM.

:eaglesuck

Cool! Look for a 20 ft flag pole flying an American flag and a Redskins flag right underneath -- hopefully we'll be in Lot D.

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Spiff,

I believe that it does have roy rogers. They gouge you though. It is like stadium pricing in there.

Roy Rogers or Popeye's...I always try to hit the one with Popeye's... The price is ridiculous though, nothing like a $15 fast food fried chicken meal. :rolleyes:

Good luck to all you guys going to the game, wish I could be there! Cheer LOUD! GO SKINS

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U lot? D lot? screw it, I am going to just freelance like Lavar. If you see #21 with burgundy duct tape covering up Smoot's name wandering around south Philly, its me.

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