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8 minutes ago, superozman said:

It truly is a sad state when the fans in the area won't go with a free ticket, sadly defines this team right now.

 

I live in Philly and was contemplating taking a half day monday/half day tuesday and going because it's so cheap, and being solo!  But this just is an example of the frustration from the fans.

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Fans are turning down free tickets to the game?

 

 

5 minutes ago, Cooleyfan1993 said:

oh. 1997. Weird that the stat is only from 1998 to now though, as you said. Probably why i didnt look at the 1997 MNF games list. 

 

If the 1-16 stat came from the Washington Post, it's even weirder that they started in 1998 instead of 1997 lol...this is from a WP article in 2016:

 

"Washington is now 2-15 in “Monday Night Football” games at home since FedEx Field opened in 1997."

 

 

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9 minutes ago, Califan007 said:

If the 1-16 stat came from the Washington Post, it's even weirder that they started in 1998 instead of 1997 lol...this is from a WP article in 2016:

 

"Washington is now 2-15 in “Monday Night Football” games at home since FedEx Field opened in 1997."

 

 

I guess The Washington Post must not have known that Jack Kent Cooke stadium was the same stadium, just different name 😂

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8 minutes ago, Califan007 said:

 

Fans are turning down free tickets to the game?

 

 

Look at the 4th - 6th post in this thread.

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4 minutes ago, superozman said:

 

Look at the 4th - 6th post in this thread.

 

Ah, I thought you had read somewhere that local fans were turning down free tickets lol...(by the way, that SemperFi guy doesn't live in the area, I don't think).

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This is a chance to break the curse.

Chicago's offense is GARBAGE. Even OUR defense can hold Trubisky. He looks completely lost with the ball.
Press him and he will fold right up like a card table.

 

yeah yeah their defense. They'll get theirs, so don't turn the ball over. Minimize the damage. Period. There will be shots we can take so long as we don't make the crucial error of giving them short fields turning it over.

I say 17 points wins this game.

We can get that.

And i bet they can't.

 

~Bang

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15 minutes ago, Bang said:

This is a chance to break the curse.

Chicago's offense is GARBAGE. Even OUR defense can hold Trubisky. He looks completely lost with the ball.
Press him and he will fold right up like a card table.

Okay, so which team's defense are we talking about here? We're clearly not talking about the Redskins.

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I think Bang is right about the 17 points but think it will be more like, 5 field goals and a safety.

 

I would be giving Dustin Hopkins a lot of long kicks in practice.

 

It would be so Redskins to have newly anointed kicker darling Daniel Larusso, er, I mean, Eddy Pinero, beat us as time expires as whomever is calling the games now can exclaim, the legend grows.  

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2 hours ago, SemperFi Skins said:

I wouldn't go if someone literally gave me free tickets and offered to drive me there with free food and drink...

 

You could get me to go pretty much anywhere under those stipulations...

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This is one of the most depressing threads I've ever read on ES. 

 

The Stadium used to be my "go-to" page, but not anymore.  

 

The vitriol, pessimism,  sadness, apathy, whatever, (which I understand) , is tiresome.  

 

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3 minutes ago, Skinsfan1311 said:

This is one of the most depressing threads I've ever read on ES. 

 

The Stadium used to be my "go-to" page, but not anymore.  

 

The vitriol, pessimism,  sadness, apathy, whatever, (which I understand) , is tiresome.  

 

I get it, but what do you want folks to talk about?

 

I'd imagine the tailgate is both the happiest thread and place to be at FedExField.

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2 minutes ago, BatteredFanSyndrome said:

I get it, but what do you want folks to talk about?

 

I'd imagine the tailgate is both the happiest thread and place to be at FedExField.

 

I don't know.  

 

The posts on ES have become as predictable as Grudens playcalling.

 

It's pretty much variations of , "Gruden sucks" "Snyder sucks" "Fire Bruce Allen" "Offense sucks" "Defense sucks" "Special Teams suck"  "team is dysfunctional", etc.

That, and douchey, "clever" gifs.

 

The board used to be so much fun, lots of meaningful discourse,  about actual football. Now it's just a big ****-fest.

I understand perfectly well how it came to this, I just don't like it.

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2 hours ago, hatchetwound said:

:lol: 


But our fans apthatic approach is fairly new.   But it wasn't ALWAYS like this.  The sell out streak just ended last year.  For YEARS we had the highest attendance in the league.  So yeah, now our stadium is basically a host destination for opposing fans.  But this is, for the most part (vs Pittsburgh 2008 MNF aside), a new development.

 

The sellout streak ended several years ago, not last year.   Last year was when they finally admitted it.   I'd guess the last true sellout was during the 2015-16 season, but who the hell knows.    

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I can't imagine a victory.  The Bears defense will eat the Skins alive and the Skins defense is probably the slump buster Trubisky needs to get off the schneide.  Washington has become the League's confidence builder.

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The only thing to be optimistic about at this point is that this game gets us one step closer to the off-season so we can re-load some level of hope with a new coaching staff.

 

That, or Mansucky will be fired after Tribiski looks like an all-star.

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4 hours ago, SemperFi Skins said:

I wouldn't go if someone literally gave me free tickets and offered to drive me there with free food and drink...

Literally this is what I am doing for someone to get them to go with me....hahahha. Gotta laugh or I will cry.

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5 minutes ago, Hoover-ball said:

Literally this is what I am doing for someone to get them to go with me....hahahha. Gotta laugh or I will cry.

If you need someone else to go to a game with you this season let me know! As long as you pay for my drinks :D (and just to warn you, i drink like a fish...) 

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1 hour ago, NickyJ said:

Okay, so which team's defense are we talking about here? We're clearly not talking about the Redskins.

 

Doesn't matter.

ANY team's defense. their offense is HORRIBLE.

Mitch Trubisky can't pass gas, much less a football.

That offense is worse than our defense. 

 

AND, i do have confidence in our passing game. Our offense has already faced two decent defenses, and a damn good front in Dallas, and we made plays.

it won't take much. If we don't turn it over, we can play the field position game, make a few plays and win.

 

~Bang

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25 minutes ago, Skinsfan1311 said:

It's pretty much variations of , "Gruden sucks" "Snyder sucks" "Fire Bruce Allen" "Offense sucks" "Defense sucks" "Special Teams suck"  "team is dysfunctional", etc.

That, and douchey, "clever" gifs.

 

 

 

The Marching Band is pretty good.

 

But, all snark aside, even with the misery, we are here...still posting...hoping for some good news but in absence of that, misery, indeed, loves company.

 

To build on Bang's positive mojo above, we win Monday Night and on the road against the Giants, lose to Pats, beat the Phish and we are 3-3 and hopefully getting healthier.  Hope that helps, hope is all I got.

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Seriously...

things we all knew:
The first five games are rough, and many of us had us coming through it with 2 wins at best.

Greg manusky stinks.

 

So, now that we see it in front of us, well, we can **** a lot about Manusky, but the fact is if it weren't FOR him, we could be 2-0 or 1-1. 
We also know that after this initial Murderer's Row, the schedule gets a lot better. 

we absolutely can snatch one from Chicago.

 

~Bang

 

 

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43 minutes ago, Coach Janky Spanky said:

 

The sellout streak ended several years ago, not last year.   Last year was when they finally admitted it.   I'd guess the last true sellout was during the 2015-16 season, but who the hell knows.    

I'm not sure this makes sense to me.  You determine sell outs by tickets sold and gate numbers right?  Those are cold hard facts.  Are you saying they manipulated and sent fake data to the nfl?

 

And if the sell out streak before 2018, why were there these articles???

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/the-redskins-say-theyve-sold-out-every-game-since-1967-the-streak-may-end-sunday/2018/09/11/d86d29d0-b5d4-11e8-a2c5-3187f427e253_story.html

 

 

After the game:

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/sep/16/redskins-50-year-sellout-streak-ends/

 

 

 

Are you sure you are not thinking of them admitting about the season ticket wating list?  That wasn't a thing for a decade yet they kept up the charade. 

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4 hours ago, Howie411 said:

tickets are selling for like $25 on the secondary market.  Ugh I can't even give mine away....

I know this was tongue in cheek...however if you ever wanna give some away...

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I think we win this game. Sad that are home town fans won't be representing Redskins nation in a good way by showing up and supporting our team. The fan base is stronger outside of D.C. HTTR!

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A friend just told me, "hey, I'll just make a list of redskins miscues and see how many we hit before I'm passed out drunk."

As if I wasn't depressed enough.

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