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Old 04-07-2010, 02:03 AM   #16
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

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Old 04-07-2010, 02:13 AM   #17
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

I'm not a fan of the DonoShan.

Someone came up with Shanovan Era. It just sound better.
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:11 AM   #18
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I'm not a fan of the DonoShan.

Someone came up with Shanovan Era. It just sound better.
Agreed. "Redskins Ride the Shanovan to Super Bowl Title" sounds better
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:14 AM   #19
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How about we get a left tackle before we talk playoffs?
And a right tackle, and some guards, and a safety. I think that in previous years playoffs would have been a no, but in the east the eagles have gotten worse, as have new york, so we have a chance to move up. plus we play the rams and lions this year. We do have a tough schedule however with three solid NFC north teams and 4 afc south teams we could lose to. My guess is we are 9-7/10-6 with a chance going into the last week.
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:22 AM   #20
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

Flozell and Okung?
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:26 AM   #21
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

At this moment, this is not a playoff team.
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:52 AM   #22
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At this moment, this is not a playoff team.
A lot of elements have to come together quickly, but I think most will agree it's going to be interesting to see just what all the newness is going to produce.

Despite all the changes there will be many who will be profoundly dissapointed if this team does not make the playoffs.
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:16 AM   #23
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Yeah I've always found those names really lame, it all started with Benifer BEN AND JEN and its never stopped since. People think its cool or clever.
I also hate the whole "Team So&So" thing. "I'm with Team Campbell, he still can be great," "Well I'm with Team McNabb, he's a proven winner."

SHUT THE F' UP!!!

So, what's this thread about?
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:19 AM   #24
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A lot of elements have to come together quickly, but I think most will agree it's going to be interesting to see just what all the newness is going to produce.

Despite all the changes there will be many who will be profoundly dissapointed if this team does not make the playoffs.
They better prepare for disappointment. This team wasnt 1 player away from being a contender and still has a lot of weaknesses.
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:44 AM   #25
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

IF we get to the playoffs it will be a testament to Shanahan's abilities to get the most out of his players, not merely because McNabb is here instead of Campbell. Every action that the FO has made has been to get this group of players focused on winning, not focused on individuals. We have had talent for many years, we have not had that talent work towards the same goal. Maybe now we will, but it is still WAY to early to predict playoffs, or even an 8-8 record.
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:44 AM   #26
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They better prepare for disappointment. This team wasnt 1 player away from being a contender and still has a lot of weaknesses.
This team is being constructed to "win now".....expectations are high, just as they always are this time of year. The thing to watch for will be the fan reaction if this outfit does not perform to the expectations.
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Old 04-07-2010, 09:12 AM   #27
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DonoShan???


That's HORRIBLE, God forbid people start calling them that.
McMike would be another good one....
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Old 04-07-2010, 09:14 AM   #28
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This team is being constructed to "win now".....expectations are high, just as they always are this time of year. The thing to watch for will be the fan reaction if this outfit does not perform to the expectations.
Honestly, haven't we always had a "win now" mentality? or the "1 big player away from the superbowl?"

I honestly can't remember 1 year where anyone ever said we are preparing for the future.

Things seem no different now than with Snyderato....Old players being signed, trading draft picks, win now, etc....
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Re: How DonoShan will take us to the Playoffs this year.

Very few teams openly say that they are rebuilding. And in this league, it is understandable why not. Since FA opened up, we have seen teams go from 1-15 to the playoffs in the next year. There really is no excuse for not fielding a competitive team and feeling that one or two players would make a difference on the field. That said, this off-season does not count in the 1 Player away scenario. We cut 10 players before FA started, that was a lot of deadwood. We brought in competition at RB, a new QB, and I believe a new OLine structure through the draft and FA. We are going under serious construction right now and if it is done correctly, we will compete. But it's not because we were one player away.
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Old 04-07-2010, 09:39 AM   #30
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How about we get a left tackle before we talk playoffs?
The redskins are talking to Flozell Adams and we know that either Russell Okung or Brian Bulaga will be a Redskin. We've added Artis Hicks who can play left or right tackle so we are certainly on our way to winning this division. Hail to the Redskins.
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