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      We’re still doing this?  Absolutely!  Despite all the compelling reasons to just let everyone go home and enjoy and extended offseason, this is not an option.  The games must be played, and therefore we the long-suffering fans will feel compelled to watch.  Even games no reasonable football fan would choose to watch like, for example, today’s Redskins Jets game.   

      Today’s convergence of sadness features the 30th ranked scoring offense (Jets 14.4 ppg) versus the 32nd (Redskins 12.0 ppg).  The first team to 15 wins!  With no playoff aspirations the compelling story lines for this game are largely limited to watching young players (hopefully) develop.  Dwayne Haskins gets his first home start and Derrius Guice is back from injury.   
       
      My, reasonable, goals for today’s game:  
      1- Score a touchdown 
      2- Score more than 17 points.   
      3- Haskins throws for 200 yards or more with no interceptions  
      4- Guice runs the ball at least 10 times and finishes at 3.5 yards per carry and healthy.  
       
      Hoping for a win at this point feels like setting myself up for disappointment, so I’m happy to settle for an entertaining loss.  
       
      Special thanks to @pez for some excellent Guinness beef stew.  If you absolutely have to stand in a frozen parking lot at 9am, the best place to do it is at the Extremeskins Tailgate with Pez and @Huly.  Great fans, great people. 
       
      The Redskins have declared for the following players as inactive: 
      Paul Richardson  
      Colt McCoy 
      Deshazor Everett 
      Chris Thompson  
      Ross Pierschbacher 
      Vernon Davis  
      Tim Settle  
       
      The Jets declared the following players as inactive  
      Nate Hairston  
      Darryl Roberts  
      Paul Worrilow 
      Matthias Farley  
      CJ Mosley  
      Jordan Willis  
      Leo Koloamatangi 
       
      1st Quarter - Redskins 0 - 6 Jets
      If you wanted to sit in the cold and watch a football game with some Jets fans at FedEx, but were worried that there were not enough seats available, I have good news.  There’s plenty of space available, so come on down and prove you’re a real fan by sitting though this in person.
       
      Jets dominated the 1st quarter even though they only scored 6 points.  The reason being that Washington managed only 13 yards of offense and a single first down.  
       
      Question: Is it still a check down pass if the QB never looks at anyone else?
       
      2nd Quarter - Redskins 3 - 20 Jets
      The Jets have achieved an insurmountable 13 point lead early in the 2nd quarter.  All hope is lost.

      Is there a more perfect example of the Redskins offense than their first scoring drive in the 2nd quarter?  Interception gives the Redskins the ball on the Jets 16 yard line.  They proceed to march 10 yards backwards before kicking a field goal from the Jets 26.  It's perfect.  Two or three more field goals we can call it a day. 

      The Jets score again and if feels like they are are just piling on at this point.  Three touchdowns in the first half for them, just three points for the redskins.  Our streak of no touchdowns has now extended to 15 quarters. 
       
      3rd Quarter - Redskins 3 - 20 Jets
      There is a spider slowly descending from the ceiling in the press box and it's the most interesting thing that's happened during the third quarter of this game. 
       
      I have decided to allow the spider to live, provided it does not touch me.  I'm off to get some more caffeine. 

      4th Quarter - Redskins 17 - 34 Jets
      The first wave of Redskins fans, the few that are here, started streaming towards the exits after that 4th Jets touchdown.  As if the Jets didn't have this game wrapped up in the 2nd quarter. 
       
      Jet have now more than doubled their average points per game and have matched their season high of 34 points (and they missed two field goals in this game). 
       
      TOUCHDOWN REDSKINS!  THE DROUGHT IT OVER!  Guice took a short pass from Haskins  all the way to the house.  2 point conversion is successful on a pass from Haskins to Quinn. 
       
      The Redskins score another touchdown!  This feels like an embarrassment of riches, even if we are still certain to lose this game. 
       
      End of Game.
       
      Let's review those reasonable goals I mentioned earlier:
       
      1- Success.
      2- Close enough, I'm counting it
      3- Haskins did throw for over 200, but unfortunately did have an interception. 
      4- Guice was not given the opportunity to run the ball ten times today.  He did however score on a 45 yard TD pass and finish the game healthy.  I'll take it.
       
      Even though the Redskins lost, it was good to see the offense show some faint signs of life and end the streak of games without a TD.  The team looked competitive for much of the second half, and perhaps they could have made this a fun game if they carried that same energy throughout.  It was good to see Guice and Mclaurin show out today.  I think both of them have a future with this team that I look forward to seeing. 

       
       

       
       
       
       
       
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I believe Liddell will beat Silva. Silva lost to Tito Ortiz who got KO'd by Liddell so I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the iceman puts the axe murderer to sleep.

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I believe Liddell will beat Silva. Silva lost to Tito Ortiz who got KO'd by Liddell so I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the iceman puts the axe murderer to sleep.

Well the thing about that is, Tito is a stronger fighter than Silva is, so he took him to the ground and got a decision.

But Silva and Lidell are going to swing for the homeruns, so someone is getting knocked out!

That's what makes this fight so special.

Lidell has thee best chin I have ever seen. With the exception of maybe Cabbage.

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Just got back from a party where we watched it, after the first fight I could have not watched another fight and been satisfied. Of all the figthts Silva and Fang was probably the best next to the first fight, shamrock ortiz fight was a joke(depending on who you like pick your poison), and the josh on josh was stupid. I thought Joes come back from behind fight was great, but I got wwe feeling from Mirs win. I really got the feeling that the sandman didnt want to beat Mir.

One thing I didnt like is they didnt have many under fights, the last pay per view had a couple of up and commers after the main fight and they were some of the best fights. I hope they get back to that.

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I believe Liddell will beat Silva. Silva lost to Tito Ortiz who got KO'd by Liddell so I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the iceman puts the axe murderer to sleep.

That logik is flawed,i saw liddell get whooped by some guy in pride,and he had to throw in the towell.

Silva fought the same guy that whooped liddell and knocked him out,so i

guess you never know.

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I believe Liddell will beat Silva. Silva lost to Tito Ortiz who got KO'd by Liddell so I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if the iceman puts the axe murderer to sleep.

That logik is flawed,i saw liddell get whooped by some guy in pride,and he had to throw in the towell.

Silva fought the same guy that whooped liddell and knocked him out,so i

guess you never know.

Rampage banged out Liddell. Rampage was then banged out by Silva, twice.

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That's a guy called Anderson Silva. Wrong guy.

You know I was thinking....man this guy sure does tan to the point of looking black. lmao :laugh:

I guess now I know why.

I think they are brothers, or cousins. If you look at the video they show the other Silva in his corner.

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Terrible ppv last night besides the neer fight, the only good thing was the Liddell vs Wandy announcement. I think Wandy will win.

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This ppv might just be the last UFC one I ever buy. Tito/Shamrock fight was absolute BS, and with how some of the other matches went, it's getting hard to believe this **** isn't fixed.

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Finally saw the fight, but have yet to see an agle on replay to show how bad Shamrock was hurt. I will tell you this. That first elbow by Tito landed FLUSH!!!

Also, I saw the stand down with Chuck and Silva. Silva accidentally said he wanted to **** Chuck. :laugh: I think I will purchase that one depending on how good the undercard is. I think Chuck will knock him out.

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Wow glad I didnt order it or even bother watching it after that summary on the site.

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It's disappointing that the Ortiz v Shamrock fight was so controversial. I thought Tito would win anyway but the last thing you want to hear is a possible premature stoppage. By the sounds of it, this ufc ppv sucked...sorry to all those that paid for it.

The announcement for Silva v Liddell is pretty big. I like Chuck Liddell but I think Silva can take him.

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Zoed apparently you dont know jack about MMA fighting! You are the one who needs to lay off the pipe my friend. Ortiz still would have handled shamrock easily however he WAS NOT hurt by the elbows. The Silvia fight did not suck they both respected each others punching power a great deal and the Pit Bull mad a huge error by keeping it on his feet or the entire fight that is why he lost.

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This was a boring PPV. And people have the nerve to complain about boxing PPV's.

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I spent $5 to watch it at Baileys in Arlington and I still feel cheated. That was without a doubt the weakest UFC ever. Dana White has to be pissed. The Shamrock fight should have been allowed to continue and the heavies looked like neither one of them wanted to get hit. Terrible.

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Chuck vs. Wandy is gonna be awesome!

I couldn't imagine a better fight than this.

I got Silva.........he is a BEAST!

He will be good for UFC because that's exactly the type of fighter fans want to see.

They want blood, well now they got it!

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Worst PPV ever. Arlovski and Sylvia should both have their paychecks returned. Talk about 2 guys that were afraid to do ANYTHING in the ring. Pitiful.

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