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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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Thanks! I really appreciate the feedback!

 

 

 

As a matter of fact, i'm working on that right now!lol It was gonna be the alternates, I was gonna put it up last night but I was exhausted.lol Will be up in a few.

 

 

Would like to see a version where its the colors, but no logo on the helmet. Instead, the number of the player. Kind of accepting more and more that one day they will drop the name and would prefer no nickname over a new one. In that case, a W or a number would be the options for the helmet to me (nothing blank).

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Very nice work Gizmo 3squire !, have you considered different fonts for the numbers? I haven't read the entire thread, just cuious.

 

Yea I can try different numbers out. Any suggested fonts?

 

 

Would like to see a version where its the colors, but no logo on the helmet. Instead, the number of the player. Kind of accepting more and more that one day they will drop the name and would prefer no nickname over a new one. In that case, a W or a number would be the options for the helmet to me (nothing blank).

 

 

I can do that. So like Washington Football Club?

Thanks again guys!

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That is one of the better executed concepts that I've seen.

 

 

Just gotta look past the "Redhawks" team name and know it can still apply to the REDSKINS lol

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More adjustments and edits made.

 

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I'm definitely not in favor of changing the name, but someone itt asked me to make a rendition w/ a W on the helmet.

 

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Pics spoilered for size.  Click the button or click the link for full res photos including helmet and field design!

 

What do y'all think about these?  Probably my favorites thus far:  

 

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I saw this awhile back. These are my favorite as far as re-branding goes. Only issue is the Redhawks name, considering it's too close to the Seahawks. However, the same can be said for the Red Sox and White Sox. So :shrug:

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Pics spoilered for size.  Click the button or click the link for full res photos including helmet and field design!

 

What do y'all think about these?  Probably my favorites thus far:  

 

 

 

WOW! You put some serious time and effort into that and it looks really, really good. Well done.

 

Although not a huge fan of the Redhawks, if that was our uni, I could live with it.

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WOW! You put some serious time and effort into that and it looks really, really good. Well done.

 

Although not a huge fan of the Redhawks, if that was our uni, I could live with it.

 

I have to say I didn't make these.  I got them from this website:  

 

http://www.uni-watch.com/2013/12/28/college-football-bowl-reviews/

 

Redskins pictures are a little down the page.   Trust me if I made them they would look more like...  

 

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I hope we never have gray face masks again. It's dull and looks amateur. They remind me of generic little league teams that save money by ordering standard facemasks for whole league. It's not like we're the Giants with gray pants, either. The facemask would literally be the ONLY part of our uniform that's gray. It doesn't make sense. Especially if we have a burgundy helmet, white jersey, and gold pants. We'd look like a color blind kid who dressed himself for school in the morning. No offense to any color blind people, but you get what I'm saying. You have to tie the uniform together.

Glad I got that off my chest.

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Yea I can try different numbers out. Any suggested fonts?

 

 

 

 

I can do that. So like Washington Football Club?

Thanks again guys!

 

 

Yeah, You don't need to put "FC" on it. Just Washington and then the number on the helmet the same as the jersey. 

 

Hell, I'd like to see a Nats curly W on a helmet.

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Thanks for sharing that Htown. That's impressive work whoever took the time do all of that. The best rebranding etc. I've seen yet. I could get on board with that if it ever happened...but based on the latest newsletter from the Dan doesn't look like it will.

 

edit: the Mascot would have to be a bird though wouldn't it? even if a hawk isn't actually depicted anywhere in the uni or merchandise. Unless the mascot is a big walking R lol (nevermind I read it's the name of a tribe)

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Hell, I'd like to see a Nats curly W on a helmet.

Oh, HELL naw!

Gizmo: that script R helmet and uniforms you did are badass.

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Oh, HELL naw!

Gizmo: that script R helmet and uniforms you did are badass.

 

Haha I wish!

 

I didn't do those, someone else on another site did an entire rebranding project. I did the ones with the black background on this page and the previous pages.

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Yea I can try different numbers out. Any suggested fonts?

 

 

 

 

 

Just found the numbers on the actual human player models to be a little fat/chunky. Numbers that are more sleek or sharper. splitting hairs really you did an excellent job, love it.

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It is the off-season, so I guess we have to talk about something....right?..... :P

 

Some of you folks have some real creative ideas concerning the Redskins uniform of the future. I like some, dislike some too. Just please don't change the colors. They are Burgundy and gold. NOT red and white, pink and yellow, dark red and whatever................

 

 

Anyway, have fun kids. I feel a little dirty for even posting on this thread, like admiting I watch something on Bravo.........kidding.. :)

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I think our throwbacks are ugly as sin, our current uniform is outdated, and it's time for a significant change.

The script r is boring, kinda like the giants ny. Tradition is one thing, but sometimes that tradition needs to be updated and refreshed. Keep the essence but capture a younger generation of fans.

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I have to give Gizmo 3squire and HtownRocks111 credit for coming up with (or pointing us in the direction of others who came up with) uniform redesigns that allow for the team to wear gold pants that actually look good with the white jerseys as part of our road uniform combo.  It seems as if Bruce Allen is determined to make us wear gold pants as much as possible, even though our current road uni combo doesn't look nearly as nice as our current home uni combo.  But this idea can be accomplished, as the above efforts demonstrate.  (Or, for real world examples of said concept, look at the Southern Cal and Iowa State football programs.)  So kudos on the good work, gents.

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I think our throwbacks are ugly as sin, our current uniform is outdated, and it's time for a significant change.

The script r is boring, kinda like the giants ny. Tradition is one thing, but sometimes that tradition needs to be updated and refreshed. Keep the essence but capture a younger generation of fans.

 

I can honestly say that as a child and teenager, I never for once gave any thought to the uniforms that any of the teams that I chose to root for.  I became a Reskins, Orioles, Capitals, Bullets, Terrapins and United fan because they were either the Washington team or in the case of the Orioles, the closest team to DC.  If young fans only want to be a fan of the team to "rock the gear", then I'd rather they purchase Raiders gear. 

 

Now, I agree, our uniforms can use a "freshening up", but in no way do I want the uniform monstrocities that are the Broncos, Seahawks, Bucs or Patriots.  Yes Patriots.  I love the old Red uniforms with the Pat Patriot hiking the ball.  I love that the Jets, Niners, Bills and Giants went back to the retro looks with a modern touch. 

 

The teens can have the NBA, NHL or MLB, but I prefer the simplistic look of the NFL like the Packers, Bears, Steelers and Redskins. 

 

So Get Off My Lawn!! ;)  :ph34r:

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Go back to the 75th anniversary ones we wore vs Carolina in 2012, and you might as well change the name while your at it. I could live with that.

 

Deion Sanders said it best " When you look good, you play well, when you don't look good, you don't play well".

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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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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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Gizmo could you show me the look of the Skins in Burgundy tops, White pants and Burgundy socks, I think that's the only combo you haven't shown and it has always been my favourite.

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