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Old 11-30-2006, 11:07 PM   #31
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Re: Sports Talk 980 and the Redskins

At 4-7 and yet another wave of idiotic moves by the front office, exactly what positive stories should be covered by 980?

A lot of you fall under the category that Wilbon discusses frequently. You do not understand how other franchises operate (more importantly successful franchises).

This team is the highest paid and is oozing with talent, yet they consistently make poor decision after poor decision and lose to poor teams.

Put down the Kool-aid for once.
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:21 PM   #32
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He tells the truth about the bad things, but rarely talks about the good - if ever.
What good?! Face it guys, our beloved franchise is a joke... even if we were to miraculously make the playoffs this year, the rest of the league will still see our team as a joke. We have been overly optimistic about the team since the early '90's. It's about time to demand a change. And that starts with the media! Kudos to 980 and all the gang. It's time for a change...

The whole Ryan Clark thing is an embarrassment. Sadly enough, this has been happening for quite a few years now! Why do you think this will all of the sudden change next year??? Things are only going to get worst! Contrary to popular belief, THERE IS A SALARY CAP!

Pointing out the good things with this team is like telling a 5 year old kid he is great just for finishing the race, don't mind he finished 10th of 10! Great job kid!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:25 PM   #33
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There is a major difference between accurate "no holds barred" reporting, and sensationalism of the Jerry Springer variety. If we get no love after the Carolina win, it's not hard to figure out which side of the fence they are on.
Not sure what "love affair" we deserve after the carolina win. congratulations, we beat a mediocre team for our FOURTH win of the season.

and in not very impressive fashion, for that matter!
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:32 PM   #34
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We're simply talking about those that are overly negative.
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Old 11-30-2006, 11:50 PM   #35
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At 4-7 and yet another wave of idiotic moves by the front office, exactly what positive stories should be covered by 980?

A lot of you fall under the category that Wilbon discusses frequently. You do not understand how other franchises operate (more importantly successful franchises).

This team is the highest paid and is oozing with talent, yet they consistently make poor decision after poor decision and lose to poor teams.

Put down the Kool-aid for once.
Oozing with talent? I have to strongly disagree with you. I would say the RB's (when Portis is healthy) are talented. JC is very talented but he's only making his 3rd start. Cooley is very good. Everything else, Wr's, o-line, d-line, backers, 2ndary, kicker, all avergae to below average. That's why we are 4-7.
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:00 AM   #36
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Oozing with talent? I have to strongly disagree with you. I would say the RB's (when Portis is healthy) are talented. JC is very talented but he's only making his 3rd start. Cooley is very good. Everything else, Wr's, o-line, d-line, backers, 2ndary, kicker, all avergae to below average. That's why we are 4-7.
I would say that Moss is probably the most talented player on our team (offensively).

The o-line and d-line are average. Special teams is solid. Thats one think thats been over looked. Our special teams have been great besides all the missed field goals.
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Old 12-01-2006, 12:41 AM   #37
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There are problems all around the league-why do the Lions and Cardinals continuously underperform (to put it lightly), why won't the Packers spend more of their money, why can't the Falcons find any receivers, why are the Giants and Raiders more likely to beat each other up than an opponent, and so on-yet a lot of us only choose to look at the flaws of the Redskins. Which is fine I suppose, but I think it's also important to keep in mind that it's not as if every other team is cruising right along and we're left at the starting line
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Old 12-01-2006, 01:02 AM   #38
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There are problems all around the league-why do the Lions and Cardinals continuously underperform (to put it lightly), why won't the Packers spend more of their money, why can't the Falcons find any receivers, why are the Giants and Raiders more likely to beat each other up than an opponent, and so on-yet a lot of us only choose to look at the flaws of the Redskins. Which is fine I suppose, but I think it's also important to keep in mind that it's not as if every other team is cruising right along and we're left at the starting line
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There are problems all around the league-why do the Lions and Cardinals continuously underperform (to put it lightly), why won't the Packers spend more of their money, why can't the Falcons find any receivers, why are the Giants and Raiders more likely to beat each other up than an opponent, and so on-yet a lot of us only choose to look at the flaws of the Redskins. Which is fine I suppose, but I think it's also important to keep in mind that it's not as if every other team is cruising right along and we're left at the starting line
Your exactly right and yet most people who attack the Skins act like they are the only organization that makes mistakes.
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