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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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The Merged x115 Adventures Of The Fashion Police Weekly aka THE Uniform Thread

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I agree, try something different but not to different. Maybe we should do like the Chargers who kind of took a little bit from all of their previous uniforms. Just get rid of these current uniforms, especially the god awful red pants and red sox, that just looks childish. Portis wanted that garbage

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tcus unis are completely new, not just the helmet.

nike designed them for the big game against utah as apart of their "pro combat uniforms"

i thought they were a one time thing for that game...but i guess not.

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it will be merged' date=' but that looks like someone screwed up on the paint job.\\Once again I would like to see a tweak. Maybe eliminate the stripes on the helmet and sleeves. Make our pants back to the old 1970s gold. The burgundy jersies would look sharp then.[/quote']

Eliminate the cold weather all burgundy socks, too. They match the pants and look like tights. ugh.

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I agree, try something different but not to different. Maybe we should do like the Chargers who kind of took a little bit from all of their previous uniforms. Just get rid of these current uniforms, especially the god awful red pants and red sox, that just looks childish. Portis wanted that garbage

I like the red sox! It's like you say, different but not too defferent.

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Good ol' double post, sorry... It's the iPhone

Just a random thought here. You ever notice that people who have iPhones always make sure to mention that they in fact have an iPhone?

I'm not hating on people who have iPhones or the actual phone itself. Hell, I'd like to have one. I can't help but wonder if/when I get one, I'll be telling people that i'll be calling them on my iPhone. :D

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The only change I would like to see... Even if just for a "time to time" option...

is gold pants with burgundy jersey. I still like burgundy pants with white jersey.

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New coach = new uniforms?

The Broncos changed their duds under Shanny; perhaps we will too.

Tradition! you say.

We have had these uniforms for too long and there were other uniforms before these. Furthermore, we have had almost 20 years of suboptimal performance with the current scheme.

Lets bring back the burgundy and gold.:dallasuck:chair:

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I'm still upset that for the 75th anniversary year we never wore Burgundy jerseys with gold pants. That's the only change, I'd be ok with for our uniform. Otherwise, keep it as is.

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I loke something like the helmet tcu won in the bowl game. Fade from one color to the next. Rework the jersey and pants as well.

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I loke something like the helmet tcu won in the bowl game. Fade from one color to the next. Rework the jersey and pants as well.

Kinda like the Sand Diego State Aztecs helmet which looks like an airbrushed van driven by someone named Slater.

Teams like the Skins, Packers, Raiders have a rich tradition and have superbowl victories to back them up. They should wear the uniforms they won their supebowls with. Leave the multiple uniform changes to teams like the Jaguars, Seahawks and Falcons. And if the Skins do change uniforms it could all go horribly wrong like the Buffalo Bills.

This uniform is perfect:

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The only change I would like to see... Even if just for a "time to time" option...

is gold pants with burgundy jersey. I still like burgundy pants with white jersey.

The Great Compromise that would satisfy almost everyone.

Burgundy jersey with gold pants

White jersey with Burgundy pants

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The Great Compromise that would satisfy almost everyone.

Burgundy jersey with gold pants

White jersey with Burgundy pants

I would like that...especially if the jerseys were tweaked to look like the George Allen era uniforms.

Does anyone in the know have any information about the possibility of the team updating the uniforms under Shanahan?

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This:

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Or This:

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Should be our "new" uniforms. Basically just update them slightly, and you have the perfect Skins uniform.

For the away games, keep the Burgundy pants / White Jerseys

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Really like those jerseys, but I don't know if they will go to those. Snyder I am sure still has a say as to what the team is presented as.

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Kinda like the Sand Diego State Aztecs helmet which looks like an airbrushed van driven by someone named Slater.

Teams like the Skins, Packers, Raiders have a rich tradition and have superbowl victories to back them up. They should wear the uniforms they won their supebowls with. Leave the multiple uniform changes to teams like the Jaguars, Seahawks and Falcons. And if the Skins do change uniforms it could all go horribly wrong like the Buffalo Bills.

This uniform is perfect:

I'm with you gunslinger.

Our jerseys are sick.

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