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      Good afternoon Redskins fans!  I have once again been invited to sit in the relative comfort of the press box and shout my thoughts into the void via this blog.  As you watch the game today and see the rain  pour relentlessly from the heavens, know that I am safe and dry.  Know also that @Spaceman Spiff is out there somewhere, cold and unappreciated, rolling around in the muck trying to capture that perfect picture.  Maybe say a little prayer for his health (or laugh, whatever, I’m not judging you).  Also, be sure not to miss the pictures he posts on this site after each game.     
       
      Before we get into today's Redskins game, I want give some thanks for more positive occurrences in DC sports.  Congrats to the Washington Mystics for winning their first championship.  Congrats go out to the Washington Nationals as well for reaching the world series.  These two teams (along with the Caps) are working hard to change the sports related mood around this town, and we're all happier for it. 
       
      Lets move now into less cheerful topics, namely your Washington Redskins!  Yow know things are going bad, and I mean really dang bad, when your team has gone through three quarterbacks and two coaches and your not even half way through the season.  Today's fresh hell comes in the form of a specter of the our recent past coming to smirk at our misfortune.  Im talking of course of Kyle.  Kyle's spent the week assuring everyone that he isn’t holding a grudge, while very obviously holding a grudge.  “Everything else.”  You know what I’m talking about. 
       
      If all he brought to town were his hurt feelings we wouldn’t have a problem.  Sadly, he’s arrived with an undefeated football team that the NFL says we have to play this week.  This feels entirely unfair. 
       
      My generic key to the game:  Run the ball and stop the run.  The team (spoiler alert: 49ers) that does this today will win.   
       
      Redskins Inactives  
      QB Colt McCoy  
      S Deshazor Everett  
      CB Josh Norman  
      RB Chris THompson  
      LB Josh Harvey-Clemons 
      G Wes Martin  
      TE Vernon Davis  
       
      49ers inactives  
      QB CJ Beathard 
      WR Deebo Samuel  
      CB Ahkello Witherspoon  
      FB Kyle Juszczyk 
      T Mike McGLinchey 
      T Joe Staley 
      DL DJ Jones 
       
      1st Quarter Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers
       
      Callahan wasn’t playing around when he said he wanted to run the ball.  That first drive was all runs, and looked great... right up until they tried to pass the ball.  Hopkins missed the relatively short fied goal, because of course he did.     

      Maybe Quinn isn’t a good choice to be returning punts?  Consider it.    
       
      That second Redskins drive looked more like what we’ve come to expect from this offense.  Run for negative yards, pass dropped, and an unsuccessful screen pass.  A quintessential Redskins three and out. 

      Passing yards this quarter:  Redskins 3. 49ers 9.  Are you not entertained?! 
       
      Half Time Update
      Redskins 0 – 0 49ers 
       
      How happy are you to spend your Sunday afternoon watching this game?  Consider that some people paid money, to sit in a poncho, in the rain, to watch this game. 
       
      It’s now time for those half time adjustments that our beloved skins do so well.  It’s unlikely the second half mirrors the first. 
       
      3rd Quarter Update 
      Redskins 0 – 3 49ers  
       
      Good news, this game will not end in a 0-0 tie.  Those half time adjustments have kicked in as expected and the 49ers have found a way onto the scoreboard in this messy throwback game.  The Redskins have decided to spend the second half collecting holding penalties and sadness.  Mercifully, only one quarter remains. 
       
      End of Game Update 
      Redskins 0 – 9 49ers 
       
      Callahan hasn’t spent much time as the head coach of the Washington Redskins, but he’s already proven that his team can waste 2nd half timeouts like a veteran.  It makes little sense to adopt a strategy that shortens the game when your team is losing, and it makes even less sense when your team is short on time outs.  I’m not really sure what the thinking as late in this game.    
       
      Next week Kirk Cousins!   
       
       
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The Merged x115 Adventures Of The Fashion Police Weekly aka THE Uniform Thread

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I could really pass on these uniforms. I know some like them alot, but I think they're pretty damn ugly. To each their own I suppose.

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Yeah I saw the jerseys that they were referring to. I really like them. Talked to redskins store people and they said the same thing. They won't release them until the beginning of the season. Oh well, I was hoping to get a 75th anniversary patch and put it on my new Jason Campbell Premier jersey.

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Steelers are playing their 75th year, Skins have completed 75 years.

The Eagles are also playing their 75th year. I am a die-hard Skins fan, but I think they missed the boat on the celebration last year. That being said, I'm all about it this year & maybe it would be nice to have a winning team to celebrate it with too!:eaglesuck

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I dunno, I think the 70th anniversary unis are much better. I wish we could keep them as our permanent.

I concur; I, too, think that the Washington Redskins 70th Anniversary Uniforms are 'light-years greater' than our current uniforms. :2cents: :cheers: :applause:

My only 'alterations' thereto would be: (1.) either GOLD (as opposed to 'Yellow') or BURGUNDY Face-Masks on the Helmets; and, (2.) Corresponding WHITE 'Road' Jerseys. :2cents: :2cents: :2cents:

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I want white on white with everybody wearing crazy striped socks like Portis and Taylor did two years ago. Except I want black shoes and helmets with red masks and a yellow Lombardi "R". That would be nasty for like one game.

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I want white on white with everybody wearing crazy striped socks like Portis and Taylor did two years ago. Except I want black shoes and helmets with red masks and a yellow Lombardi "R". That would be nasty for like one game.

:puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: Gave that idea 5 pukes. Sorry, I hate playing Madden with our uniforms.

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WOW, that jersery looks......the exact same. are u kidding me, no throwback???

Exactly - I don't see anything different, except a patch and that looks photoshopped into the image. Lame.

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The jerseys are the same, but I'm cool with that. I like our jerseys. What's cool and different will be the gold helmet with the script R's and the gold pants. I'm excited for that.

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The current with a patch is just a marketing ploy, I know for a fact that there will be 75th jerseys but they wont be released for sale until the regular season begins.

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We are wearing throwbacks two or three times this year. The other thirteen or fourteen games we will have our normal jerseys with the 75th Anniversary patch.

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