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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 reconsidered. The gold helmets don't look too bad. It will be a good change. I still like the spears helmet, but that was already used as a throwback. Check out the helmet the Eagles will be wearing Sept 23rd. I kinda like that helmet as a change in pace.

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These are cool though

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I reconsidered. The gold helmets don't look too bad. It will be a good change. I still like the spears helmet, but that was already used as a throwback. Check out the helmet the Eagles will be wearing Sept 23rd. I kinda like that helmet as a change in pace.

Thanks for posting the site. It was kinda neat checking out the past NFL helmets.

Have a link for what helmet they are wearing monday?

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Have a link for what helmet they are wearing monday?

They're wearing their normal uniforms on Monday. The following week they're wearing the 75th anniversary uniform in its entirety.

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They're wearing their normal uniforms on Monday. The following week they're wearing the 75th anniversary uniform in its entirety.

nm

you're right

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I like the emblem but the whole getup looks too much like the Packers if you substitute in red for green.

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They're wearing their normal uniforms on Monday. The following week they're wearing the 75th anniversary uniform in its entirety.

What does that look like?

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Are the Iggles wearing Green or white? Sometimes they go with white to make us wear our Burgundy, but that only works on Dallass with their Blue. I remember in the 70's and 80's Dallass absolutely HATED wearing their blue tops. Drove them crazy. I'm glad when we switched to our current uniform, we started wearing white at home.

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I didn't particularly like them on the late 60's-early 70s Redskin teams.

Madden '08 gives this helmet as a uniform option. I don't know how they look in modern day life, but in Madden they look HORRIBLE.

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If it hasn't been already said there is a ad on Redskins.com saying to wear your 75th retro jerseys against the Giants because the team will be wearing them that day 9/23. If this is old news I am sorry, didn't see a thread about it, and I posted it in this thread to avoid a NNT.

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

Same here :applause:

And we didn't wear the yellow helmets in week 1, what was up with that?

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I just picked up my Cooley 75th Premier jersey. Pretty freakin sweet!!

where did you get it?

the store near me said it would be a month or 2 till they came out....

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has anyone found the landry 75th anniversary jersey?

I found an authentic and paid 75 bucks total for it. Greatest purchase of the last few years for me. The Landry name and number looks sick on a throwback style jersey cuz he plays hard-nosed tackle defense.

And b4 anyone gives me any ****, it's as authentic as I've ever seen so fall back with the "it's not a REAL authentic" bs. It looks official. I know jerseys very well,my team very well, and pay close attention to detail and it exceeds what I could have hoped for. If someone could make a counterfeit look that sick they should not be scoffed at, but rather get a big pat on the back! Can't wait to wear it tomorrow for school and next Sun. against the Giants. Hail ****es

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With any luck my authentic Campbell 75th should arrive by Friday.

I love the look, but it still reminds me of this:

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hahaha....

hopefully the jerseys bring us some good karma

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