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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 head coach, 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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Munoz is injured and out of the FOX fight! Now it's Chael Sonnen vs Mike Bisping jan 28th and the winner will fight Anderson for the title.

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Bisping could make it all three rounds but I think he'll be on his back most of the time. I know it's been a while but Rashad took him down several times when they fought.

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Bisping could make it all three rounds but I think he'll be on his back most of the time. I know it's been a while but Rashad took him down several times when they fought.

I recall Rashad struggling to get some of those takedowns. I have no doubt Chael will put him on his back, I just don't know if he will keep him there. Bisping is not the easiest guy to keep grounded (unless it was caused by a Hendo H-Bomb).

Sonnen is fortunate they didn't make him rematch Maia. :ols:

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Now Maia is fighting Chris Weidman...Maia kind of got the bad end of this because a win over Bisping would've put him in a good spot but he'll be expected to beat Weidman and if he loses it's much worse than losing to Bisping.

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Give us Maia vs Paul Harris!

I second that, first one to get hold of a leg wins. As for Maia getting screwed, it's not like a win over Bisping or any other top guy would get him closer to a title fight. There is no way in hell Dana will put on Silva Maia II.

As for Sonnen & Bisping, I kinda hope Bisping wins just so I can see Anderson toy with him and give us another incredible KO.

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Now Maia is fighting Chris Weidman...Maia kind of got the bad end of this because a win over Bisping would've put him in a good spot but he'll be expected to beat Weidman and if he loses it's much worse than losing to Bisping.

I think Weidman will beat him. He has the wrestling to be able to keep it standing, and I think he can strike with Maia. Even if the fight hits the ground, Weidman isn't a dead fish on ground. I remember watching him give Galvao a decent fight in a grappling match when Weidman was only a purple belt.

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I think Weidman will beat him. He has the wrestling to be able to keep it standing, and I think he can strike with Maia. Even if the fight hits the ground, Weidman isn't a dead fish on ground. I remember watching him give Galvao a decent fight in a grappling match when Weidman was only a purple belt.

Yeah, this is a dangerous fight for Maia. I am not ready to say Weidman will beat him, but I think he has a very solid chance. It is quite an opportunity to win a big fight on a huge stage.

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I think Weidman will beat him. He has the wrestling to be able to keep it standing, and I think he can strike with Maia. Even if the fight hits the ground, Weidman isn't a dead fish on ground. I remember watching him give Galvao a decent fight in a grappling match when Weidman was only a purple belt.
Yeah, this is a dangerous fight for Maia. I am not ready to say Weidman will beat him, but I think he has a very solid chance. It is quite an opportunity to win a big fight on a huge stage.

I'm leaning toward a Weidman win too, although I'd like to see Maia win and get matched up with Toquinho.

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What's the easiest way to record from a Live Stream broadcast onto your computer ?

You can search google for mma torrents to download the whole event in HD after the events.

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Thanks. So no software that you can use to record it yourself, if you only want to record part of it ?

I'm sure there is I just have no idea how to record video on the computer and if you are recording from a live stream its more than likely going to be bad quality. There are guys in the UK that record the ESPN HD broadcast on TV then upload it on a torrent for download after the fights.

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That video was really badass, thanks for posting!

I second that. Very cool! Also reminded me that I need to do New Years in Vegas. :)

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