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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.

       
       
       
       
       
       
       

       
       

       
       
       
       
       
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Originally posted by skins4eva

Nice picture, Iheart--we really do need to work on our tans--but, not until July 27 or in your case, the 28th (NJ sucka!!!) By the way, if I wasn't so exhausted from this damn bar studying, I'd go off on a real sean taylor--front office rant--but, I'm too tired, so it'll have to wait until the end of july--but, it will be classic angry cliff, i promise!

Can't wait for the rant and the corresponding positivity thread several weeks later. :)

BTW: I think if I read riparian rights one more time, I'm going to break the Bar/Bri TV.

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Here I am at Draftday 2005, in my Larry Brown jersey with my future wife in the Dexter Manley.

She has allowed our wedding to be scheduled around the Redskins's home and away games (Oct. 8th) What a special lady, wont be missing a home game, wedding and honeymoon included!!!

sweet!!!!!

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Me & the better half at Howlerween at Howlers last year.

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Originally posted by TK-IV II I

Me & the better half at Howlerween at Howlers last year.

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Wow TK !! is that Demi Moore your married to? :laugh:

you guys look like your having fun. :cool:

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Originally posted by Monkart

Wow TK !! is that Demi Moore your married to? :laugh:

you guys look like your having fun. :cool:

Even though we're not married, I'll take her over Demi any day. And yes, we had a blast that night. :)

BTW, I see you're in Clearwater. Ever hear of Shark Island Swimwear or Barracuda Bay Swimwear?

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Originally posted by TK-IV II I

Even though we're not married, I'll take her over Demi any day. And yes, we had a blast that night. :)

BTW, I see you're in Clearwater. Ever hear of Shark Island Swimwear or Barracuda Bay Swimwear?

I'm SURE you would take her over Demi, I hope you didn't think I was disrespecting her with my comparison, to me their was a resemblance and I always thought Demi was a Great looking woman. :cheers: Sorry for the Married assumption, :doh:

As far as the swimwears, no I haven't heard of them. If you have seen my pic posted 5/21 you would of seen that I would be more likely to be wearing Sail mass swimwear or tent cover swimwear, :laugh: :laugh:. I'll ask my daughter if she's heard of them as she goes to the beach a lot. Also she shops and searches the web for swimwear ( well what she tries convincing me is swimwear anyway :doh: )all the time. Why do you ask TK?

Are you affiliated? I know my daughter will ask in response to my asking her.:)

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Reason I asked is that Shark Island became B.Bay. She owned both companies & used to live in Clearwater. Small world, no?

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Originally posted by TK-IV II I

Me & the better half at Howlerween at Howlers last year.

Howlerween2004.jpg

You Rockstar!

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TK you look nothing like Gibbs or a stormtrooper. I'm confused now.

:cheers: great picture man

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Originally posted by zoony

TK you look nothing like Gibbs or a stormtrooper. I'm confused now.

:cheers: great picture man

Better?

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Originally posted by TK-IV II I

Better?

waaaaaait a minute, this might be some sort of trick... stormtroopers don't wear hawaiin shirts, do they? :confused:

:)

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Originally posted by iheartskins

BTW: I think if I read riparian rights one more time, I'm going to break the Bar/Bri TV.

Would those be Colorado Ripiarian Water Rights?;)

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Picture of me and my gf at Ocean City during Memorial Day Weekend...

the weather was beautiful but too bad the water was still freezing..

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This was last christmas, I was in Nicaragua the first is me with the Christmas hat with the kaki shirt, and the second is me in the Santa Clause suit.

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