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

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I know you are just playing around and I commend you on your mad design skills, but officially jerseys have to have numbers either on the sleeve or shoulder. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that's a requirement by the NFL because of television.

 

Numerals

© Numerals on the back and front of jerseys as specified under NFL rules for the player’s specific position. Such

numerals must be a minimum of 8 inches high and 4 inches wide, and their color must be in sharp contrast with the

OFFICIAL NFL PLAYING RULES 25

RULE 5, SECTION 4, ARTICLE 1

color of the jersey. Smaller numerals should be worn on the tops of the shoulders or upper arms of the jersey. Small

numerals on the back of the helmet or on the uniform pants are optional.

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Ahhh, okay. I see. I think the alternates that they have now are the only jerseys w/ no numbers on the sleeve or shoulder. I'll try my hand at it. Thanks for the feedback guys! I really appreciate it!

Should I place the numbers on the sleeve or the shoulder? Any feedback is appreciated. :)

Numbers on shoulder. Spear logo on sleeve.

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Ok, I added the numbers to the shoulders and the spear to the sleeves. Did various color variations as well.

 

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Away

 

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Alternate Home Uniforms

 

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Alternate Away Uniforms

 

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I know many of you don't like the idea of black uniforms, but I wanted to make black variations of our uni's.lol inb4donotlike

 

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Nice work. But where is the sleeve?:)

Btw, I don't like any version of black. And the gold top doesn't work. Heck, unless we go to a 'true' gold, I wish they would scrap the pants we have now.

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Traditional and simple are the best. Why do you youngins have to change everything? I'll say again: Feather helmet uni FTW!

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Take the stripes off the sleeves and just go with the spear. No black on jerseys or pants and no gold jerseys. Stick with burgundy and white jerseys with gold or burgundy pants.

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Was that directed at me or OP?

 

Mainly to you, but also to anyone else who has never looked at a color palette, beyond the 8-10 generic colors. I don't know whether people do it to be funny, because they believe it, or because they need yet another made up reason to be mad at the franchise. But it's got to stop. Seriously.... It really does.

 

Yes... there are colors beyond the generic "blue, red, orange" yada yada.

 

Yes... There are different shades of virtually every color besides black/white (this includes our storied burgundy and gold, and all of its variations).

 

Yes, some colors do closely resemble other colors ( Which basically mean that yes, you could be right, but that the other person/thing isn't wrong)

 

Yes, lighting (or lack thereof), material that it's on, etc can make a color appear to look different in different circumstances... Meaning 1:00 kickoff, early in the season... Suns beating down on the field- "Man, it really looks like the Skins are wearing red instead of burgundy". Sorry, the light is playing tricks on you.

 

And I learned pretty much all of this before I left elementary school. So why is this so difficult for people who are mostly adults? Why, after every time that I post something similar to this, 5-7 posts later, someone yet again claims we wear "Red" or "Yellow" like I never even posted anything? Is it immaturity? Are they color blind?

 

Why do I sound annoyed? Because to me, as a Skins fan, the term "Burgundy and Gold" means a lot more than simply two different colors on the uniform. It's an identity.  It's a source of pride. It's tradition. It's signifies brotherhood amongst all Skins fans. it's a way of life (no matter how ****ty that life currently is), and every time somebody tries to be funny and says otherwise, it's like they're taking a big dump on all of that, unbeknownst (hopefully) to them.

 

So no, we don't wear red. We don't wear yellow. We wear ****ing burgundy and ****ing gold, and hopefully that never changes.

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We'll just have to agree to disagree on this one, Sin

We used to wear actual gold back in the day. Now our gold resembles the bottle of French's mustard I keep in the fridge. I don't need a palette to tell me our pants are yellow.

IMO, the Steelers' pants go nice with their jerseys. Same with the Packers. I dont think our pants go good with our burg tops.

I think our uniforms need updating in general. Nothing dramatic. Something similar to what the guy posted above.

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The gold used by us and the Packers and the Steelers is most often referred to as "Athletic Gold".  Sometimes it's called "Green Bay Gold".

 

The old gold you are referring to Bubble Screen, is most often called "Vegas Gold". 

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And I learned pretty much all of this before I left elementary school. So why is this so difficult for people who are mostly adults? Why, after every time that I post something similar to this, 5-7 posts later, someone yet again claims we wear "Red" or "Yellow" like I never even posted anything? Is it immaturity? Are they color blind?

 

Why do I sound annoyed? Because to me, as a Skins fan, the term "Burgundy and Gold" means a lot more than simply two different colors on the uniform. It's an identity.  It's a source of pride. It's tradition. It's signifies brotherhood amongst all Skins fans. it's a way of life (no matter how ****ty that life currently is), and every time somebody tries to be funny and says otherwise, it's like they're taking a big dump on all of that, unbeknownst (hopefully) to them.

 

So no, we don't wear red. We don't wear yellow. We wear ****ing burgundy and ****ing gold, and hopefully that never changes.

 

mostly because most people don't care or disagree.  Burgundy and gold are shades of red and yellow and I prefer shades that lean closer to plain old ordinary red and yellow.  

 

I've seen the gold leaning versions of gold that the 49ers and Saints wear and I don't like them at all.  I think they're ugly.

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mostly because most people don't care or disagree.  Burgundy and gold are shades of red and yellow and I prefer shades that lean closer to plain old ordinary red and yellow.  

 

I've seen the gold leaning versions of gold that the 49ers and Saints wear and I don't like them at all.  I think they're ugly.

 

I agree.  I do not like the khaki / brownish looking "gold" the 49ers and Saints wear.  I like more yellowish "gold", but I would prefer the gold the Redskins wear to be slightly darker and less shiny.  But, between the 9ers / Rams / Saintsgold and current Redskins gold, I'll take the Redskins gold any day.

 

The mustard argument always gets on my nerves as well.  If the team wears French's mustard now, and if they darken up to the more 9ers looks, then it will look like brown mustard.  Basically, you can pretty much use the mustard thing for any shade of gold/yellow.  The Saits are dijon, the 9ers are brown, the Skins are French's. 

 

The gold in StephenB's sig is more along the lines of Gold I like.  It could be the lighting, but it looks a little darker / deeper than the gold the team wears now.

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redskinsgoldpants.jpg

 

When I did design the jerseys, I based it off of these colors. 70s Anniversary Gold>>>>>>> Our Unis should remain this type of Burgundy and Gold. Gonna make some more edits.

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I like the helmet and pant stripe design in Gizmo's post. I'd also like it if we went back to the material we wore before the metallic pants makeover in 2006. i'd prefer to keep the current color scheme though.

 

Smile.... You've got French's.  :)

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^^^

Would love if we just went with exactly that.

 

I can live with that, especially once they change our name to the Washington Warriors. *kick can

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Seriously don't get why anyone posts in this thread.

It's nothing but ppl giving ideas that will never happen and ppl responding with ****ing. It's like running around in circles lol

 

Hey, it's the offseason. There's gotta be something to **** about.  :lol:

 

If everybody on this board suddenly started making thoughtful, rational arguments and posts, and looked out for their fellow man/kumbaya and ****, I'd be very alarmed.

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Seriously don't get why anyone posts in this thread.

It's nothing but ppl giving ideas that will never happen and ppl responding with ****ing. It's like running around in circles lol

Is that not the same as every thread on ES? Lol. Gotta be the majority rule.

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Seriously don't get why anyone posts in this thread.

It's nothing but ppl giving ideas that will never happen and ppl responding with ****ing. It's like running around in circles lol

 

The thread will never die until our uniforms stop being ugly or we start winning.

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The thread will never die until our uniforms stop being ugly or we start winning.

 

I honestly love the switch to the gold pants. I got tired as hell of seeing the burg on white, or the white on burg with burg socks, which looked like amateur hour.

 

I remember a poll (or article... Can't remember) someone posted in the Stadium a couple years ago, where people considered it one of the better combos in the league. But yeah, it does need a little tweaking, because it''s basically the 75th anniversary pants slapped onto the regular uni's, and the other pants have a wide stripe pattern.

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If everybody on this board suddenly started making thoughtful, rational arguments and posts, and looked out for their fellow man/kumbaya and ****, I'd be very alarmed.

I think the only thread on this website that is like that is the Wizards thread. And that's probably because we all have bonded around a common enemy. lol

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