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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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LMAO I just noticed:doh:Now is it bad karma if I fix it or or leave it?

You kind of have to leave it now...

Otherwise everyone was kind of focusing their good vibes towards false pretenses...

And that would be bad juju.

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LMAO off at the Kramer post. N bomb droppin idiot.

Yeah...but this is good Krama.

The racist one is bad Kramer.

Jerry's neighbor is the good Krama.

Keep positive.

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You kind of have to leave it now...

Otherwise everyone was kind of focusing their good vibes towards false pretenses...

And that would be bad juju.

Its settled then...Comon on ES'rs we need more good "Kramer for our Skins"

Raubach will get a pancake block on Tuck to revenge that bad clip the NFL Network's NFC Playbook aired on him today.

Edited by bishtw

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Its settled then...Comon on ES'rs we need more good "Kramer for our Skins"

Raubach will get a pancake block on Tuck to revenge that bad clip the NFL Network's NFC Playbook aired on him today.

You realize that if this works, we're going to have to start a weekly good Krama thread where everyone posts pictures of Kramer for good luck.

Epic on so many levels.

We need some more good Krama for this week!!!

Now the 'Skins just need to win!!!

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You realize that if this works, we're going to have to start a weekly good Krama thread where everyone posts pictures of Kramer for good luck.

Well, of course. This is how the Internet works. It's science.

Krama/Kramer threads FTW! :point2sky

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You realize that if this works, we're going to have to start a weekly good Krama thread where everyone posts pictures of Kramer for good luck.

Epic on so many levels.

We need some more good Krama for this week!!!

Now the 'Skins just need to win!!!

I can see it now...to play off that SNL skit with Christopher Walken and Will Farrell soing the Blue Oyster Cult Song... "I need more cowbell" except here its "I need more Krama":silly:

seinfeldtkramer21.jpg

Cooley will have 6 catches for 92 yards and tie his TD total for last year!:gaintsuck

Edited by bishtw

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:helmet:Its after mid-night on the right coast so its officially game day!!!!! :point2skyThis is also my 1,000th post so I wanted to use it as good karma for our beloved Skins.

Congratulations on 1000 posts. The first 1000 is the hardest.

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Wanna hear some great karma? At 6pm yesterday I looked over at my lady, who is a die hard Skins fan as well, to tell her at this time tomorrow we will have the Giants down 21-3. I got as far as at this time tomorrow, and she said I know, we will be winning 21-3.

We are going to win this game!

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Sending nothing but good Krama to the Skins.

Play fast, play hard and leave nothing on the field!

You do that and I will be proud to say I'm a Redskins Fan!!

:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck:gaintsuck

Edited by Capt. Kaos

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Wanna hear some great karma? At 6pm yesterday I looked over at my lady, who is a die hard Skins fan as well, to tell her at this time tomorrow we will have the Giants down 21-3. I got as far as at this time tomorrow, and she said I know, we will be winning 21-3.

We are going to win this game!

If my lady and I ever shared a moment like that I'd probably fall down on one knee right then and there.. so I'm hoping we don't:D

GOOD KRAMA!:gaintsuck

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Great call...I hope you are right about all three predictions. I would be satisfied if only the Redskins part came true!

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