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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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54 minutes ago, No Excuses said:

 

States rights but only when enslaving people and/or discriminating against them.

 

It's going to be tied up for decades in the courts. California was given that right 39 years ago (when they passed CEQA), can't see it being undone because President **** Ass **** is mad the overwhelmingly state hates him.

 

A petty man doing petty things.

 

Btw..this was my lane. Working as a local and then state transportation planner for 17 years, I dealt with CEQA/NEPA a lot. The idea that states can't set more stringent environmental rules than the Feds is silly and only the current admin wants this rollback (but not for any relevant reasons). They just want to flex their muscle over states who dare not suck the Presidents maga ****.

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4 minutes ago, The Evil Genius said:

 

It's going to be tied up for decades in the courts. California was given that right 39 years ago (when they passed CEQA), can't see it being undone because President **** Ass **** is mad the overwhelmingly state hates him.

 

A petty man doing petty things.

 

Btw..this was my lane. Working as a local and then state transportation planner for 17 years, I dealt with CEQA/NEPA a lot. The idea that states can't set more stringent environmental rules than the Feds is silly and only the current admin wants this rollback (but not for any relevant reasons). They just want to flex their muscle over states who dare not suck the Presidents maga ****.

 

Oh, I'm sure there's other motives involved, too.  

 

Let's face it:  Opposing every single thing that has anything to do with the environment has been part of the GOP's "brand" for 50 years.  

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Well specifically Trump wants to undo everything Obama did. 

 

The the genesis of the pettiness.

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7 minutes ago, Busch1724 said:

Well specifically Trump wants to undo everything Obama did. 

 

Like getting rid of trillion dollar deficits.  

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2 minutes ago, Larry said:

 

Like getting rid of trillion dollar deficits.  

 

 

Lol, exactly. 

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Corey Lewandowski: The Mueller Report was very clear. There was no collustion, no obstruction.

 

Alisyn Camerota: (incredulous) That's not what the Mueller Report said!

 

 Lewandowski: It absolutely does.  You should read the page where it says that.

 

Camerota: Time out. Time out.  Did you read the Mueller Report?

 

Lewandowski : No I never did.

 

Camerota: Then how do you know what it says?

 

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/09/18/corey-lewandowski-sessions-end-probe-mueller-report-newday-vpx.cnn

 

 

It's a shame that Barry Berke's 30 minute questioning of Lewandowski didn't get more play, because he exposed Corey for the lying weasel he is...

 

 

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2 hours ago, Dan T. said:

Corey Lewandowski: The Mueller Report was very clear. There was no collustion, no obstruction.

 

Alisyn Camerota: (incredulous) That's not what the Mueller Report said!

 

 Lewandowski: It absolutely does.  You should read the page where it says that.

 

Camerota: Time out. Time out.  Did you read the Mueller Report?

 

Lewandowski : No I never did.

 

Camerota: Then how do you know what it says?

 

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/09/18/corey-lewandowski-sessions-end-probe-mueller-report-newday-vpx.cnn

 

 

It's a shame that Barry Berke's 30 minute questioning of Lewandowski didn't get more play, because he exposed Corey for the lying weasel he is...

 

 

 

He was completely unabashed when lying about the report to Camerota too. There wasn't even the slightest hint of shame or guilt that you usually see in humans who tell an absolutely blatant, ludicrous lie to another person's face. 

 

" 'Gone With The Wind' had a major part about cyborgs trying to take over Moldova"

"Wait, what? No it didn't"

"It absolutely did. You should read the chapter about it"

"Um, have you ever read Gone With The Wind?"

"No, I haven't"

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"I'm not the first one to say this"

 

He's right,

-Rush Limbaugh

-Michael Savage

-Sean Hannity

-Laura Ingraham

-Ann Coulter

-Richard Spencer

 

Great company, there. 

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GOP would have been talking about impeachment for this had this been HRC or Obama/Bubba C.

 

But it doesn't even rate for President PAB. Expect a major cover-up from the GOP.

 

 

 

 

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