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Old 09-16-2013, 05:46 PM   #256
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Does anyone just think that we the fans/ media over estimated the talent on this team? All day long everyone is making excuses and what not...I know we can play better than this, but perhaps we just aren't a good team.
I think they're just sloppy and undisciplined right now.

They showed last year what they're capable of. Teams just don't luck into runs like that. This team has talent.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:50 PM   #257
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KC isn't playing and it shouldn't even be a thought in anyone's mind right now.

KC missed a good chunk of practice time with his injury. Substitute one rusty QB for another? Not smart.

Griffin is the franchise, you don't bench him. It will only create a giant shit storm of controversy.
This. Plus, if Cousins is put in and the Shanny's open the offense up with rollouts, bootlegs and screens you're not comparing apples to apples between RG and Cousins, but just starting a huge QB controversy.

But those issues are just part of the problem, and fixing them isn't going to make this team a contender IMO. There's much more at issue here.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:55 PM   #258
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The Giants are 0-2. Where are all the god damn articles asking if Eli should be benched? I mean for ****s sake.



Also, another fun fact about our defense.

Chris Russell ‏@Russellmania980

The guys @PFF have the #Redskins missing 16 tackles vs. #Packers. Last week? 14. Thought it couldn't get any worse. That's a total of 30.
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:40 PM   #259
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The Giants are 0-2. Where are all the god damn articles asking if Eli should be benched? I mean for ****s sake.



Also, another fun fact about our defense.

Chris Russell ‏@Russellmania980

The guys @PFF have the #Redskins missing 16 tackles vs. #Packers. Last week? 14. Thought it couldn't get any worse. That's a total of 30.
Well in all fairness Cousins isnt backing up Eli,I dont even know who is
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:42 PM   #260
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Curtis Painter. But the situations aren't even comparable. Manning is coming off ACL surgery
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:44 PM   #261
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Curtis Painter. But the situations aren't even comparable. Manning is coming off ACL surgery
And RG3 isn't a two time Super Bowl champion that has proven to be as clutch as they come.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:43 PM   #262
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And RG3 isn't a two time Super Bowl champion that has proven to be as clutch as they come.
RG3 was pretty clutch last year though... At least last year if we were behind, I trusted him to lead a comeback 9 times out of 10.

So far this year, not so much but maybe this fiasco will be worked out by Sunday.
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RG3 was pretty clutch last year though... At least last year if we were behind, I trusted him to lead a comeback 9 times out of 10.

So far this year, not so much but maybe this fiasco will be worked out by Sunday.
I sure hope so. I'm going with Monday night was the opener, first game back and all the hype. GB was, well GB, especially coming off a loss, and the first game at their newly expanded stadium. This Sunday however we will be back home at 1pm. Hopefully he gets his footing early and we can actually score some points in the first half. We know there's no way we shut down Detroit's offense so we need to stay on top of them. If we don't score a td, on offense, in the first quarter, it's gonna be a loooong game.
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:23 PM   #264
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Does anyone just think that we the fans/ media over estimated the talent on this team? All day long everyone is making excuses and what not...I know we can play better than this, but perhaps we just aren't a good team.
I don't think the talent was overestimated.

You can have all the talent in the world - and this team has plenty - but if your preparation is all wrong, and you are not fundamentally sound on Sundays, you have a good chance of looking like this team has the past two weeks...BAD.
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Lions fan here,, and I have to let out a big LOL at all the Skins fans scared of Detroit right now.

You guys realize we have never won at Washington, right? Never as in never, EVER. You will not be going 0-3.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:49 AM   #266
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^ Welcome and the way we are playing Defense right now the Lions scare the hell out of me
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Lions fan here,, and I have to let out a big LOL at all the Skins fans scared of Detroit right now.

You guys realize we have never won at Washington, right? Never as in never, EVER. You will not be going 0-3.
Welcome!

I'm with what OkieSkins (that's what I'm calling him now) said. Coupled with the fact we have no offense, this game could be closer than you expect.
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:06 AM   #268
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I'd feel better if we could arrange a return of Matt Millen to Detroit before the game.....
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We have the talent to win, sure, and on paper we should, but our entire CS has their heads up their collective butts when it comes to offensive playcallling. We have a QB with a monster arm and the best WR in the league, yet last Sunday it was all dink-and-dunk. We SHOULD light up your secondary like Independence Day but I don't think our OC will have the balls to call those kind of plays. Just put one safety deep on Calvin and all of a sudden it is nothing but two yard runs and five yard slant routes to Pettidrop.

Bush could make a big difference if he's 100%, though. I am just not feeling that great after losing to Carson Palmer.
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:15 AM   #270
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I'd feel better if we could arrange a return of Matt Millen to Detroit before the game.....
Well, guess who our current GM is? Millen's former right hand man.

I'd trade William Clay Ford for Dan Snyder, and I just threw up in my mouth a little as I typed that.
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