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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.

       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       

       
       
       
       
       
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I thought Orakpo said our alternate was gonna be "crazy"? That's not really crazy.

I hope they are true throwbacks like the Steelers 80th. I want the '34 Indian head on the front of the jersey.

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Am I the only one hoping they aren't throwbacks? I'm honestly not too sure any of our old uniforms would look good with the updated Nike-style jersey, maybe with the exception of the spear and feather. Fingers crossed they're new uniforms altogether.

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The Indian head jersey would be cool.

Those would be really cool. The reason I dont think it will be those however is, the players number must be on the front and back of the jersey.

http://www.ehow.com/list_5974548_nfl-rules-player-numbers.html

Number Size

All players' football jerseys must have numbers on both the front and back of the jersey, and these numbers must be at least 8 inches tall and 4 inches wide. Jerseys also need to have smaller numbers on the upper arms or tops of the shoulders. Some teams have uniforms with numbers on the helmets or on the pants as well, but these are not required.

I'm not sure how that would work with the Indian head logo.

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The Indian head jersey would be cool.

Those would be really cool. The reason I dont think it will be those however is, the players number must be on the front and back of the jersey.

http://www.ehow.com/list_5974548_nfl-rules-player-numbers.html

Yeah I figured it probably wouldn't fall within the rules. There is really no way they could do it unless they replace the current Indian head on the helmet with the '34 version.

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Yeah I figured it probably wouldn't fall within the rules. There is really no way they could do it unless they replace the current Indian head on the helmet with the '34 version.

That might work. Something like this :

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or

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on a burgundy helmet.

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Does anyone have any idea when the 80th Anniversary Press Conference is today? I have looked everywhere and all i can find out is that today is the day however no one lists a time...

MODS If this thread belongs in another thread please shut down... i searched and only found a thread about the 80th anniversary bus and Jersey thread.

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That logo reminds me a lot of the one we wore a few years ago with the yellow helmet. I hope to god our 80th anniversary uniforms are nothing like those.

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Am I the only one hoping they aren't throwbacks? I'm honestly not too sure any of our old uniforms would look good with the updated Nike-style jersey, maybe with the exception of the spear and feather. Fingers crossed they're new uniforms altogether.

I don't want them to wear throwbacks. We always seem to suck when we wear them, so I associate throwbacks with losing. I just want the normal Skins unis.

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Live stream on Redskins.com???

No not that I am aware. Skins are actually invited a few groups of season ticket holders to pre-view the plans for 80th anniversary along with the uniforms. Media will be present as well so twitter will be the first place the uniforms hit unless skins release info on the www.redskins80th.com right after they are displayed.

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No not that I am aware. Skins are actually invited a few groups of season ticket holders to pre-view the plans for 80th anniversary along with the uniforms. Media will be present as well so twitter will be the first place the uniforms hit unless skins release info on the www.redskins80th.com right after they are displayed.

Have you seen them yet LL?

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Hopefully RG III and Fletch are the models, I'm pretty stoked to see them!

I rather it be some players who are good but aren't getting that much attention.

Let Riley, Kerrigan, and Helu show them off....

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The highlight of the event will be the unveiling of the team's 2012 alternate Nike uniforms.

The uniforms will blend historical elements from the team's past, with a new-age look for the future.

http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-80th-Anniversary-Kickoff-Tonight/e7771e6c-bda5-42f5-84dd-ba58a1485d10?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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Have you seen them yet LL?

No and not for lack of trying. These uniforms has been under lock and key from nike and the skins.

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It would be sweet if the gloves for this uniform formed the redskins spear logo instead of the standard logo that nike has on all the new team gloves

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Well not that it's specifically uniform related, but the Skins shop now has a bunch of exclusive 80th anniversary swag on sale, some cool shirts and other logo-related stuff:

http://store.redskins.com/cart.php?search=80th+anniversary&m=search_results&go2=Go

http://store.redskins.com/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=8469

This tells me the Yellow Pants, Burgandy Jersey, Yellow helmet might be it ^^^^ Which I would be happy with

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This tells me the Yellow Pants, Burgandy Jersey, Yellow helmet might be it ^^^^ Which I would be happy with

Hmm... not sure where you're getting the pants and jersey, but it definitely looks like a good case for the yellow "R" helmet, which, I mean it's cool and all, but I would've rather seen the burgundy feather helmet that LL56 has been tweeting, since we've done the yellow "R" so much more recently:

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^^^^

I would LOVE to see that helmet. I dunno, I'm excited for whatever comes out really. I'll talk myself into it.

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