Tag Archives: Washington Redskins

NFL Week 1 In Review

Packers 42, Saints 34
CHRIS PUMMER: The Packers opened the season where they left off, rolling past a very good opponent. Green Bay only narrowly made the playoffs last year and struggled at times, but that was after losing…

Posted in News & Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

NFL Week 16 in Review

CHRIS PUMMER: Disappointing teams have been cleaning house early this season. The 49ers got started by making Mike Singletary the fourth coach dismissed before the end of the regular season.

When the pink slips get handed out is less interesting…

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NFL Week 13 in Review

Giants 31, Redskins 7
JASON CLINKSCALES: In the five seasons I have covered the Giants for the New York Beacon, I was never more stunned by a win over Washington than I was…

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

NFL Week 10 in Review

Falcons 26, Ravens 21
CHRIS PUMMER:
This battle of the birds was probably about what everyone expected from two good teams. The Falcons (7-2) add more ammunition for the argument that they are the best the NFC has to offer…

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

MNF Helmet Crash Abolished

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: I am but a simple polycarbonate helmet, it is true, but do I not have feelings too? If you ask me if I’m ready for the football, do I not say yes? And if you slam me into another helmet with bone-crushing force, do I not request that you at least not do it on purpose, and continually?

HOWARD MEGDAL: Hearing that litany of complaints has only verified what we already suspected: Today’s helmets are pussies. Continue reading

Posted in Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Todd Collins: Retired in 1998?

HOWARD MEGDAL: As reiterated by his 6-for-16, 4-interception performance on Sunday, my initial certainty that Todd Collins retired in 1998 has only been reinforced.

JASON CLINKSCALES: Why did we talk about Collins again? Well, he proved that he’s not retired since there’s nothing in the NFL like a second career as a backup quarterback… except for equally coveted long snappers, fifth-round change-of-pace running backs and slightly unhinged special teams linebackers. Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

NFL Week 4 In Review

Falcons 16, 49ers 14
CHRIS PUMMER:
That’s back-to-back ugly wins for the Falcons (3-1), but they’ll take it. Meanwhile San Francisco (0-4)  seems happy to take a top-5 draft pick.

JASON CLINKSCALES: I listened to this game via AudioPass and just…

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

McNabb to Redskins

JASON CLINKSCALES: So who will Iggles fans blame for cracking the Liberty Bell now?

In all seriousness, the Donovan McNabb trade has confounded millions of fans as the Philadelphia Eagles traded their former quarterback to the rival Washington (Indigenous Peoples) Redskins Sunday night. The idea of trading him has been entertained seemingly every season since he was drafted, but that it actually happened is still a shock, considering that his play under center for eleven seasons is the reason why the franchise was even relevant in the NFL.

CHRIS PUMMER: For the Eagles and Redskins, this trade represents a gamble for both parties. But for the Redskins I think it represents more upside without as much potential downside.

DAVE TOMAR: Of course, all things must come to an end. And in football, this comes invariably sooner than in most other contexts. Football is a Logan’s Run from which only Brett Favre can escape. Most men are old by 30 and crippled by 40. Donovan McNabb, though, is neither of these things. Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment