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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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Welcome to the Redskins Terry Mclaurin WR Ohio State

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8 minutes ago, Koolblue13 said:

Scary Terry is dumb. Especially since his last name sound like McLaren and hes hella fast.

 

Scary Terry is taken... So I cant get with that either.

BUT McLaren just sounds like you are mispronouncing his name- and not obvious enough to some people as to the car reference.

Ive gone over a few earlier in this thread McSoarin, McScorchin, Terry the death missle... Something obvious

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38 minutes ago, Koolblue13 said:

Scary Terry is dumb. Especially since his last name sound like McLaren and hes hella fast.

 

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18 minutes ago, CowboyKillerz said:

 

Scary Terry is taken... So I cant get with that either.

BUT McLaren just sounds like you are mispronouncing his name- and not obvious enough to some people as to the car reference.

Ive gone over a few earlier in this thread McSoarin, McScorchin, Terry the death missle... Something obvious

McSoarin is pretty good.

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No politics in the one positive player thread? Ols

 

Just kidding. I love the draft thread.

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7 minutes ago, Koolblue13 said:

McSoarin is pretty good.

No politics in the one positive player thread? Ols

 

Just kidding. I love the draft thread.


Yikes. The thought of politics didn’t cross my mind, just the first nickname that popped up when scanning through the dialogue, you have saved me from certain execution, I owe you many yoo-hoo’s.

 

 

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Nickname suggestions:

 

TD McLaurin

Terry McBurnin'

TD McBurnin'

Burnin' McTD

Terry "TD" McLaurin the burner

Olive Garden

Scary Burn McTerraulinnnin

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, volsmet said:

I’m calling him Olive Garden.

 

But why??

 

Cuz we NEED to keep feedn him?

 

Golden Terry Corral(s)

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17 minutes ago, CowboyKillerz said:

But why??

 

Cuz we NEED to keep feedn him?

 

Golden Terry Corral(s)


When someone creates a list like that & has the sense of humor to make Olive Garden an option, my world makes sense again.

 

A great woman once asked, do you know how hard it is to get laid when you smell like cabbage. I like to think we’ve all wondered the same.

 

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26 minutes ago, CowboyKillerz said:

But why??

 

Cuz we NEED to keep feedn him?

 

Golden Terry Corral(s)

cuz he is like those damn bread sticks....sooooooo goooood you keep asking for more!

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19 minutes ago, 757SeanTaylor21 said:

He already said it that he approves of McLaren. Which I said it here first.


Didn’t Sprinkle already have that one?
 

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I am glad he didn't endorse Scary Terry Allen as its been played. 

 

Turn that helm to the left until the dial says course T M C

 

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Torpedo Terry heh

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A guy on youtube made a post saying Terry “is killing big receivers.”  I responded, “Terry isn’t just some little guy.”  He’s 6 feet 210.

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7 minutes ago, Vanguard said:

A guy on youtube made a post saying Terry “is killing big receivers.”  I responded, “Terry isn’t just some little guy.”  He’s 6 feet 210.

 

Never mind the fact that smaller guys who can gain separation have been taking over the league for years, it's not crazy that McLaurin isn't 6'4" 220 in 2019. 

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4 hours ago, 757SeanTaylor21 said:

He already said it that he approves of McLaren. Which I said it here first.

 

Thats pretty cool!! Where's the clip? I missed it!

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Just don't let the outside internet decide his nickname. You'll either end up with "Receiver McReceiverface" or something about Hitler. 

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Scary Terry is a horrible nickname and thank god he realizes it, its the worst nickname since they called Doug Martin the Muscle Hamster.

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57 minutes ago, mistertim said:

Why exactly does he have to have a nickname again? 

That's how we role. If we dont find a way to ruin his season and jinx him, he might have to go to the pro bowl. 

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1 hour ago, mistertim said:

Why exactly does he have to have a nickname again? 

And/or does it really have to involve a rhyme, or play on his name?  
 

‘Sweetness’ is one the best nicknames ever IMO.  (ES would have nicknamed him ‘Payload’ or something.)

 

Uhhh...... no offense guys 😳 

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