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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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Well, mostly true. They did wear burgundy in 02 with the throwbacks.

They wore the regular burgundy a few times at home in '01 and maybe '02-'03, but never since. From what I hear, DS likes the burgundy so he started having us wear it more but Gibbs prefers the white.

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Since this is the beginning of September and the weather fro Sunday being mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s, id expect the Skins to wear white jerseys and make the fins sweat in dark teal.

that's what I would guess.

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A while back someone tossed up a photoshop of Clinton Portis wearing the new 75th anniversary uni. I want to forward it on to some fellow skin fans, but can't find the image on any of the old threads.

If you have it, can you post it on this thread?

:dallasuck

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Wait are you talking about this:

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Thanks...that is exactly what I was talking about. I have butterflies right now. Don't think I will sleep Saturday night.

It is my wedding anniversary on Saturday and the wife wanted to get a hotel somewhere....but being on the west coast their was NO FREAKING WAY I was going to risk missing a 10am kickoff Sunday morning. She gets dinner and a movie.

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Thanks...that is exactly what I was talking about. I have butterflies right now. Don't think I will sleep Saturday night.

It is my wedding anniversary on Saturday and the wife wanted to get a hotel somewhere....but being on the west coast their was NO FREAKING WAY I was going to risk missing a 10am kickoff Sunday morning. She gets dinner and a movie.

LOL!!!

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We might not be wearing this uniform against the Dolphins. In one of the media packets released by the Redskins it says that this will be worn during 1 home game that has yet to be decided.

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We might not be wearing this uniform against the Dolphins. In one of the media packets released by the Redskins it says that this will be worn during 1 home game that has yet to be decided.

i say dec30 against the cowpukes. not only the biggest home game we have, but may even confuse the pukes when they take the field. by the time theyre done scratchin their heads, we'll already be up by 14.

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i say dec30 against the cowpukes. not only the biggest home game we have, but may even confuse the pukes when they take the field. by the time theyre done scratchin their heads, we'll already be up by 14.

**** dallas:dallasuck !!!

i wanna see them b4 that!!!!:laugh:

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i am just looking for a picture of the 75th anniversary graphic...Like not a photo of it on the shirt, and actual image of the logo. Anyone got it?

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i am just looking for a picture of the 75th anniversary graphic...Like not a photo of it on the shirt, and actual image of the logo. Anyone got it?

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That deep burgundy on the old classic anniversary uniforms are slick. I'd like to see that burgundy tops and bottoms with the deep burgundy helmets with the arrow. That would be a twist. :2cents:

IMO that would look too much like Florida State. I just don't like the look. :2cents:

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