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      Good afternoon Redskins fans!  I have once again been invited to sit in the relative comfort of the press box and shout my thoughts into the void via this blog.  As you watch the game today and see the rain  pour relentlessly from the heavens, know that I am safe and dry.  Know also that @Spaceman Spiff is out there somewhere, cold and unappreciated, rolling around in the muck trying to capture that perfect picture.  Maybe say a little prayer for his health (or laugh, whatever, I’m not judging you).  Also, be sure not to miss the pictures he posts on this site after each game.     
       
      Before we get into today's Redskins game, I want give some thanks for more positive occurrences in DC sports.  Congrats to the Washington Mystics for winning their first championship.  Congrats go out to the Washington Nationals as well for reaching the world series.  These two teams (along with the Caps) are working hard to change the sports related mood around this town, and we're all happier for it. 
       
      Lets move now into less cheerful topics, namely your Washington Redskins!  Yow know things are going bad, and I mean really dang bad, when your team has gone through three quarterbacks and two coaches and your not even half way through the season.  Today's fresh hell comes in the form of a specter of the our recent past coming to smirk at our misfortune.  Im talking of course of Kyle.  Kyle's spent the week assuring everyone that he isn’t holding a grudge, while very obviously holding a grudge.  “Everything else.”  You know what I’m talking about. 
       
      If all he brought to town were his hurt feelings we wouldn’t have a problem.  Sadly, he’s arrived with an undefeated football team that the NFL says we have to play this week.  This feels entirely unfair. 
       
      My generic key to the game:  Run the ball and stop the run.  The team (spoiler alert: 49ers) that does this today will win.   
       
      Redskins Inactives  
      QB Colt McCoy  
      S Deshazor Everett  
      CB Josh Norman  
      RB Chris THompson  
      LB Josh Harvey-Clemons 
      G Wes Martin  
      TE Vernon Davis  
       
      49ers inactives  
      QB CJ Beathard 
      WR Deebo Samuel  
      CB Ahkello Witherspoon  
      FB Kyle Juszczyk 
      T Mike McGLinchey 
      T Joe Staley 
      DL DJ Jones 
       
      1st Quarter Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers
       
      Callahan wasn’t playing around when he said he wanted to run the ball.  That first drive was all runs, and looked great... right up until they tried to pass the ball.  Hopkins missed the relatively short fied goal, because of course he did.     

      Maybe Quinn isn’t a good choice to be returning punts?  Consider it.    
       
      That second Redskins drive looked more like what we’ve come to expect from this offense.  Run for negative yards, pass dropped, and an unsuccessful screen pass.  A quintessential Redskins three and out. 

      Passing yards this quarter:  Redskins 3. 49ers 9.  Are you not entertained?! 
       
      Half Time Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers 
       
      How happy are you to spend your Sunday afternoon watching this game?  Consider that some people paid money, to sit in a poncho, in the rain, to watch this game. 
       
      It’s now time for those half time adjustments that our beloved skins do so well.  It’s unlikely the second half mirrors the first. 
       
      3rd Quarter Update 
      Redskins 0 – 3 49ers  
       
      Good news, this game will not end in a 0-0 tie.  Those half time adjustments have kicked in as expected and the 49ers have found a way onto the scoreboard in this messy throwback game.  The Redskins have decided to spend the second half collecting holding penalties and sadness.  Mercifully, only one quarter remains. 
       
      End of Game Update 
      Redskins 0 – 9 49ers 
       
      Callahan hasn’t spent much time as the head coach of the Washington Redskins, but he’s already proven that his team can waste 2nd half timeouts like a veteran.  It makes little sense to adopt a strategy that shortens the game when your team is losing, and it makes even less sense when your team is short on time outs.  I’m not really sure what the thinking as late in this game.    
       
      Next week Kirk Cousins!   
       
       
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Just got back from watching Karan Casey perform live a little while ago.

It was pretty awesome.

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WTF, I did a system update on my Droid and it erased everything I had on it.

I am so ****ing pissed right now.

You didn't read the warning that said BACK EVERYTHING UP??

I just did an update for my Droid Eris to Android 2.1 and made sure that I backed up all my contacts and photos. Worked perfectly and now I love my phone even more than I initially did.

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You didn't read the warning that said BACK EVERYTHING UP??

I just did an update for my Droid Eris to Android 2.1 and made sure that I backed up all my contacts and photos. Worked perfectly and now I love my phone even more than I initially did.

For some reason that completely went over my head. I thought it was like a moderate system update or something. Oh well, the phone does run a lot smoother now. Luckily I still had my old phone so I got almost all of my contacts back quickly.

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For some reason that completely went over my head. I thought it was like a moderate system update or something. Oh well, the phone does run a lot smoother now. Luckily I still had my old phone so I got almost all of my contacts back quickly.

Do you have the Droid or Droid Eris?

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Flicking through channels and see that Miley Cyrus has gone goth. Apparently, she cant's be tame.......
6 more months :paranoid:

Rand Paul wins the KY primary; Wiz win the John Wall lottery. It's a good night :)

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They say that if you stare at a dog and it looks away, that it understands you are dominant.

So, if you have a cat, and you do the same thing, does that mean the cat realizes you're the bigger *****?

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They say that if you stare at a dog and it looks away, that it understands you are dominant.

So, if you have a cat, and you do the same thing, does that mean the cat realizes you're the bigger *****?

:saber:

That's the only smiley I can use to show how awesome this was lol.....

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Mikhail Prokhorov is one sinister looking mofo. He gave the announcer a death stare when he found out the Nets were'nt getting the number 1 pick. Dude looks like one of those guys that can just point at somebody and have them offed. Looks like he he has'nt seen a lot of sunny days too, he could definitely use a tan.

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They say that if you stare at a dog and it looks away, that it understands you are dominant.

So, if you have a cat, and you do the same thing, does that mean the cat realizes you're the bigger *****?

Reminds i have an instantaneous technique to make any dog your *****. Pun intended.

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I love kids. They're so much more tender than adults.

Just don't overcook them. ;)

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My wife once said, "We'd get along better if you were more like me."

So I grew tits and *****ed all the time.

We're divorced now.

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When one of my high school girlfriends broke up with me, my Dad said, "Son, there are other fish in the sea."

I said, "Dad. I'm 16. I wanna ****, not fish."

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