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Old 08-04-2008, 12:19 AM   #16
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Re: Skins vs. Colts tonight, what are your thoughts about our first pre-season game of 2008

Game over, my thoughts:

Art Monk: What an amazing person he is!

Who's is number 48?? We need to make him Skin forever.. awesome play out there tonight.

Mason – Trade Betts and keep this dude!

JC - I was happy.. good times. Keep it up.

Collins - bad times..

Colt Brennen - OMG!! Love this kid. Can we make him our second QB please???

Doughty - ... not so good dude! Pick it up!

Overall.. I was so very proud to be a Skins’ fan this weekend. I mean WOW! What a great weekend for the Skins!
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Old 08-04-2008, 12:19 AM   #17
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could care less about this game, or any preseason game. Spurrier ruined preseason games for me for life.
I just hope no one important gets hurt. Other than that, I look forward to our first real game of the season.
Depth is a very important factor for us right now, so it was nice to see guys like Horton, Mason, Brennan, K.Campbell, and others play well. Of course my biggest concern is the health of the starters, but I always love evaluating depth. And it is Redskins football too, regardless of the lack of star power in the game tonight.
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Old 08-04-2008, 12:26 AM   #18
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Yes, this was a fun game. I was very impressed with the first line JC & Co. looked good and in control, no confusion. The first line D that started also looked OK. And no injuries, mission accomplished!

A few notable surprises Colt looked nice for the first time seeing him a think he only had one incompletion (Rating 157 or so?). Mason and Rock both played well. Brooks had a solid performance, for his first outing. Horton was solid, a couple sacks and was flying around out there, could be something to him?

Overall I really enjoyed the game, really strong for a HOF game and we treat the new Coach to his first win and some tape to look at!

Bottom line good game we got a taste of our revised offense, and no one got injured! Great night of Redskin football.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:22 AM   #19
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I thought we looked pretty good for our first preseason game. But I can't understand why we have our LB's lined up so far off of the ball. I mean there is just such a big gap and that's really the reason why they gained so many yards on us. Colt and Campbell looked good. Horton too, and the starting O-Line. That was a fun game to watch and I can't wait for Buffalo.

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Old 08-04-2008, 02:23 AM   #20
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i like the way the offense moved the ball.
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Old 08-04-2008, 07:31 AM   #21
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Doughty - ... not so good dude! Pick it up!

Overall.. I was so very proud to be a Skins’ fan this weekend. I mean WOW! What a great weekend for the Skins!
As a Doughty appologist I just wanted tore post this to prevent the whole fanbase from jumping back on the Doughty sucks bandwagon, not that they ever got off lol.

ROFL I r find films less then 3. <3

NFL Video Galleries - Jim Sorgi Highlights

1st Play: Campbell was assigned to cover Clark. Doughty got in on the tackle

2nd Play: Doughty lays the wood but the Reciever still makes the catch. Doughty appologist are sad and happy at the same time. Actually I wish we could get an end zone view of this play because I think that Sorgi might have thown it to an area the LB's were suppose to be covering. Of course I'm not sure so I'll just stick with my original statement for now.

3rd Play: Quick Flat route by Clark. I didn't really see where Doughty lined up in the highlight but if I remember right he was about 10 yards back. and he still made the tackle.

4th Play: Rob Jackson gets a sack

5th Play: Robinson is being covered by Sinclair. Doughty is playing a deep zone so Sinclair is lucky that Doughty helped him out after Sinclair bit on play action.

6th Play: Ok, this the Doughty "wiff" play. Doughty had decent coverage but overpursued. Not really much to explain here.

And thats the last play. Anyway as we can see Doughty didn't do nearly as bad as people think. If anything I'd be worried about the play of the linebackers and I'm pretty sure the coaches are going to get on the linebackers about the first drive on Tuesday.
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Old 08-04-2008, 08:26 AM   #22
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Overall: Yay!

The best part is Jay-Z is unbeaten as an NFL Head Coach.

23-0 in 2008?

Ok, I'll calm down eventually.
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Old 08-04-2008, 08:30 AM   #23
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if sean was in there instead of doughty though, we would have seen 6 tackles for losses and a forced fumble :P

we're not used to seeing average safeties on the field. and his lack of natural speed is going to ensure he'll never be amazing, but he can still be a decent player.
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Old 08-04-2008, 08:35 AM   #24
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My fiancee was impressed with Jason...Jason Taylor that is.

I step into the kitchen to grab a beer, I return and I hear

"Why didn't you tell me Jason Taylor was on the Redskins?"

"Um...I didn't think you cared"

"I mean that's great he's on the Redskins now"

"Yeah, we'll see. I have high hopes with him and Carter bookending (is that a word?) the defensive line. The knock on Taylor is how many years of football does he have left."

(I say all this as I'm trying to figure out why I'm having this discussion with someone who admittedly couldn't care less about football)

"Oh my God! He's so hot. Wow. I mean, he's smoking. He's really really hot. Jason Taylor, wow he's really really hot"

and there you go
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Old 08-04-2008, 08:36 AM   #25
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if sean was in there instead of doughty though, we would have seen 6 tackles for losses and a forced fumble :P

we're not used to seeing average safeties on the field. and his lack of natural speed is going to ensure he'll never be amazing, but he can still be a decent player.
Exactly, he'll be fine with LaRon there next to him

Springs looked solid as always Sunday, by the way
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The good:

1 JC looked decisive and accurate.

2 limited penalties

3 no injuries

4 organized. Lack of confusion

5 younger talent is looking much better than in years past

6 colt brennan looked good


Concerns

1 our o line starters looked vulnerable at times to their backup pass rush

2 muffing punts

3 todd collins may be an overpaid system backup qb. Maybe not, as its just training camp, but I was saying all last year there's probably a reason a guy plays for ten years and never starts. Some of you guys were ready to trade campbell for a sixth round pick.

4 the eerie fear of the spurrier era possibly repeating itself. We looked really good in preseason then, as well.
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:10 AM   #27
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My fiancee was impressed with Jason...Jason Taylor that is.

I step into the kitchen to grab a beer, I return and I hear

"Why didn't you tell me Jason Taylor was on the Redskins?"

"Um...I didn't think you cared"

"I mean that's great he's on the Redskins now"

"Yeah, we'll see. I have high hopes with him and Carter bookending (is that a word?) the defensive line. The knock on Taylor is how many years of football does he have left."

(I say all this as I'm trying to figure out why I'm having this discussion with someone who admittedly couldn't care less about football)

"Oh my God! He's so hot. Wow. I mean, he's smoking. He's really really hot. Jason Taylor, wow he's really really hot"

and there you go


LMAO!!!!!!!!! Well Taylor did live in Miami
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:47 AM   #28
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"Oh my God! He's so hot. Wow. I mean, he's smoking. He's really really hot. Jason Taylor, wow he's really really hot"

and there you go

It would be best if JT kept his helmet on at all times..... He really is spectacular to look at. It's very hard to think about football when he's smiling into the camera.
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:49 AM   #29
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As a Doughty appologist I just wanted tore post this to prevent the whole fanbase from jumping back on the Doughty sucks bandwagon, not that they ever got off lol.

ROFL I r find films less then 3. <3

NFL Video Galleries - Jim Sorgi Highlights

1st Play: Campbell was assigned to cover Clark. Doughty got in on the tackle

2nd Play: Doughty lays the wood but the Reciever still makes the catch. Doughty appologist are sad and happy at the same time. Actually I wish we could get an end zone view of this play because I think that Sorgi might have thown it to an area the LB's were suppose to be covering. Of course I'm not sure so I'll just stick with my original statement for now.

3rd Play: Quick Flat route by Clark. I didn't really see where Doughty lined up in the highlight but if I remember right he was about 10 yards back. and he still made the tackle.

4th Play: Rob Jackson gets a sack

5th Play: Robinson is being covered by Sinclair. Doughty is playing a deep zone so Sinclair is lucky that Doughty helped him out after Sinclair bit on play action.

6th Play: Ok, this the Doughty "wiff" play. Doughty had decent coverage but overpursued. Not really much to explain here.

And thats the last play. Anyway as we can see Doughty didn't do nearly as bad as people think. If anything I'd be worried about the play of the linebackers and I'm pretty sure the coaches are going to get on the linebackers about the first drive on Tuesday.
Good gravy... I think Doughty will do fine, I just think he had a bad night last nigh.
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Doughty was fine last night, I actually focused on him quite a bit and he was always in the right spots and he hustles. That hit he had was pretty nice too. Nothing to see here, move along.
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