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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'd like to never wear the 75th anniversary unis. But if we do wear them, it'll only be at home games, so Danny can up his jersey sales. I really hope we aren't allowed to wear them on the road, because that will give the NFL a reason to put our Dallas road game on Thanksgiving day...and nobody, I mean nobody, wants that.

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Dwayne Edwards, Antoine Marryweather: Welcome to Men On Uniforms.

Dwayne Edwards: Where this week we'll be looking at Pro Football uniforms.

Antoine Marryweather: From a male point of view.

Dwayne Edwards: Yes. And we'll be looking at the colors of the uniform worn by the Washington Redskins.

Antoine Marryweather: Oh yes. And which colors all those mens look the best in.

Dwayne Edwards: Well. First of all, the black top on that one is not something I would wear out. . Just doesn't move me.

Antoine Marryweather: Oh I agree. I just don't think it would look good. It's just too formal.

Dwayne Edwards: And the white on white?

Dwayne Edwards, Antoine Marryweather: Hated it.

Antoine Marryweather: Now that Burgandy on white one. Mmmmhmmm.

Dwayne Edwards: That uniform gets the around the world and back snap

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Dan Snyder is gonna surprise everyone next year with black pants and gold jerseys. We will wear them for our home opener. The helmet will be bright pink most likely. The jerseys would go on sale immediately after the game for 200 bucks for a replica.

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we should go back to the 75th anniversary uniform with solid burgundy socks (no stripes). that would be the bomb!

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The chargers reveal their new jerseys and logo soon. If you had to change the current Skins uniform, how would you do it?

They've had the head on the helmet logo for around 30 years now. I think they should go with the Joe Gibbs hat cursive R on the helmet and leave the rest the same.

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I like the Arrow on the helmets. They had that a few years ago,but wasn't sure why... Anyone know? I thought it was like 50 years of the franchise or something.

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While the burgundy and gold of the skins nearly brings a tear to my eye on certain occasions, I would like to see our 'Washington Redskins' font that we use behind the endzones and everywhere else as our new number font. The short, stubby-looking numbers in burgundy with maybe a gold border. And maybe the players names on the back with gold border around the burgundy, kinda like the Saints. And I love the spear that appears on the helmet for the 70th anniversary unis- just not on the helmet. Keep the helmets as is. But put the spear on the sleeves of the jersey, like the 70 anni but just not that awful deep burgundy(is it even burgundy?). Other than that, IK like our jerseys as is. Oh yeah, when we wear the burgundy pants, ALWAYS wear all burgundy socks. You know, the away socks that Portis got in trouble for wearing. Save those lame striped socks for when we wear white pants. That's it, that's all I'd do haha :helmet:

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I wouldn't change a thing, I love our jerseys, the only thing needing to be done would be banning white on white.

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LOL I remember when I LOVED the White on Whites but then it became played out...from now on if they do decide to wear White on White then they should break it out sparingly.

O and Hell no the Redskin Jerseys are classics. Don't change a thing.

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I have said it many times before...

There are certain uniforms in the NFL that should NOT be changed...aside from the Redskins, IMO the classics are the Packers, Bears, Raiders, Dolphins, Colts, Chiefs, and Steelers.

Most of these teams have had some sort of tweaking over the years but in todays world, these are classic and should not be changed...I would have added Dallas to this list but, well, ya know...

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