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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. 

       
       

       
       
       
       
       
SkinsDude1988

Dear SkinsNation, their is a very high probability that the Redskins will play the Patriots in this upcoming superbowl

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I know this is my first post, but i come in peace. Im a known vegas gambler, and i have correctly predicted the last 3 NFL Superbowls, well last year i was wrong on one of the teams. I had pats vs. vikings( so i was wrong on that)

 

But i know for a fact that the skins will make the playoffs this year and either reach the nfc championship game or superbowl

 

You dont have to believe me, but i would NOT make an account to troll.

 

Just dont be shocked when you're skins are in the the superbowl, and that superbowl will be Brady's last game

 

 

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Guys, take this seriously.  I’m a well known member of the Blue Man group and have run across this guy many times in Vegas.  He’s usually cashing in 6 figure winnings on his Super Bowl bets.  Get ready for a wild ride this season Skins fans.

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17 minutes ago, mojo said:

Guys, take this seriously.  I’m a well known member of the Blue Man group and have run across this guy many times in Vegas.  He’s usually cashing in 6 figure winnings on his Super Bowl bets.  Get ready for a wild ride this season Skins fans.

 

I'm no gambling expert, but if he was betting against the odds like this, wouldn't he make more money, if he kept this "secret" to himself, rather than try to bring more people on board with him ?

And how do you know it's the same guy ? Does he go by Skinsdude1988 in his gambling circles too ?

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1 hour ago, SkinsDude1988 said:

I know this is my first post, but i come in peace. Im a known vegas gambler, and i have correctly predicted the last 3 NFL Superbowls, well last year i was wrong on one of the teams. I had pats vs. vikings( so i was wrong on that)

 

But i know for a fact that the skins will make the playoffs this year and either reach the nfc championship game or superbowl

 

You dont have to believe me, but i would NOT make an account to troll.

 

Just dont be shocked when your skins are in the the superbowl, and that superbowl will be Brady's last game

 

 

 

 Not to be picky, but why is it so difficult for some to master the simple use of the English language?

you're your  to too two  I eye aye, etc.

Anyway, with the regular season in  3 weeks, this team will need someone to really take the league by storm, and I'm not familiar with anyone on this team that could do that.  It looks nice on the screen, but this may be an off-year for you.

But thanks for the try! 

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4 minutes ago, LetThePointsSoar said:

This dude can’t spell paloffs.

 

2 minutes ago, skins island connection said:

 

 Not to be picky, but why is it so difficult for some to master the simple use of the English language?

you're your  to too two  I eye aye, etc.

 

 

 

Gamblers are numbers guys, not spelling guys. Give him some slack :)

If he can use his numbers to make me a 6 figure winning on a Super Bowl bet, then I say his spelling is just fine. As long as they spell my name right on my check,

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2 hours ago, SkinsDude1988 said:

But i know for a fact that the skins will make the playoffs this year and either reach the nfc championship game or superbowl

 

Just dont be shocked when you're skins are in the the superbowl, and that superbowl will be Brady's last game

 

 

 

So this is what a concussion visually looks like. ;)

 

Seriously, I hope you are right (about the Redskins being in the Super Bowl that is... I couldn't care less about the Patriots :) )

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2 hours ago, SkinsDude1988 said:

I know this is my first post, but i come in peace. Im a known vegas gambler, and i have correctly predicted the last 3 NFL Superbowls, well last year i was wrong on one of the teams. I had pats vs. vikings( so i was wrong on that)

 

But i know for a fact that the skins will make the playoffs this year and either reach the nfc championship game or superbowl

 

You dont have to believe me, but i would NOT make an account to troll.

 

Just dont be shocked when you're skins are in the the superbowl, and that superbowl will be Brady's last game

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, SkinsDude1988 said:

I know this is my first post, but i come in peace. Im a known vegas gambler, and i have correctly predicted the last 3 NFL Superbowls, well last year i was wrong on one of the teams. I had pats vs. vikings( so i was wrong on that)

Very encouraging.  Can you tell us who our starting RB is going to be?  Inquiring minds want to know.

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I like how OP says he correctly predicted the last 3 Super Bowls, then says he was wrong about one of the teams ? soooo, he was wrong about last years super bowl then. 

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24 minutes ago, Renegade7 said:

Very encouraging.  Can you tell us who our starting RB is going to be?  Inquiring minds want to know.

 

Trung Canidate.......he’s making a comeback!!

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I think someone did put $1000 on the Skins to win the SB at 100-1 when the futures odds came out in the spring......I believe at South Point. Maybe it was this guy. 

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I already have the Skins to going to SB this year and I want them to play the Pats as well and winning it all. You could have just used the search feature and dropped your wisdom in this thread instead...

 

 

 

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If I thought the NFL was fair, I might be inclined to agree.  All we would have to do is stay healthy and we have the pieces to go as far as we wanted.  Unfortunately Iwho wins and looses is not just decided by the teams but by how games are called by refs.  Often it has seemed to me that this has been to our detriment more then our advantage.   I would like to be proven wrong about this though. 

Maybe with a little luck they can be good enough for nothing to stop them. 

They have the pieces.

 

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5 minutes ago, CurseReversed said:

If I thought the NFL was fair, I might be inclined to agree.  All we would have to do is stay healthy and we have the pieces to go as far as we wanted.  Unfortunately Iwho wins and looses is not just decided by the teams but by how games are called by refs.  Often it has seemed to me that this has been to our detriment more then our advantage.   I would like to be proven wrong about this though. 

Maybe with a little luck they can be good enough for nothing to stop them. 

They have the pieces.

 

 

A really good team will always overcome the zebras. See the Capitals for reference. 

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2 hours ago, TheBlueIndian said:

There is also a high probability that on that day bigfoot will be seen riding a unicorn down Pennsylvania Avenue. 

Not gonna happen in any way...

 

Unicorns can only be riden by virgin maidens...

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4 hours ago, Cooleyfan1993 said:

Lol. I think there’s a higher probability that you are under the influence??? 

 

 

:rofl89::rofl89::rofl89::cheers:

I agree with you about the O.P.

 

I say there's a high probably that the Skins will be mediocre and finish 7-9 and we see regime change in 2019.

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