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Old 11-03-2008, 05:49 PM   #16
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

Because we didn't have a QB change?
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:23 AM   #17
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

Take a deep breath here for a moment.

Rookie coach Jim Zorn was handed a playoff team from last year. The only real story would be if he were such a bumbling idiot that he took that playoff caliber team to a 2-7 start. He hasn't; he's a good coach. So in terms of newsworthiness, his performance is diminished because it was expected.

Look at the Falcons. They were a disaster last year. They have a winning record halfway through this year with a rookie coach.

Look at the Ravens. I think they only won 5 games last year and they have 5 wins now in the first week of November this year.

Look at the Dolphins. They were a laughingstock last year. They are at .500 this year.

If you compare what the rookie coaches of those three teams have done relative to the expectations for those three teams and compare it to what Zorn had done with the Skins relative to the exectations for the Skins, you'd probably be a lot more surprised about the other guys.

It's not media bias. It's the media trying to tell interesting stories.

When the Redskins make the playoffs and Zorn is the only rookie coach in the NFC playoffs (I don't think the Falcons will make it that far) there will be several puff pieces about Jim Zorn at the time. Why then? Because at that point what he will be doing is unusual and therefore interesting...
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:40 AM   #18
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

Prisco posts his weekly grades on Monday morning. We hadn't played yet, so I don't see this as media bias at all.

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Old 11-04-2008, 09:55 AM   #19
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

This is why we had the subprime meltdown - nobody reads the fine print at the end!
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:08 AM   #20
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

I watched the entire pre game last night and felt they talked a TON about the skins. Way more than they talked about the steelers. I just dont understand why you people get all up in the air about this stupid stuff. seriously...who cares.

bottom line, we win games consistantly and the media will talk more about the Skins. When we look like a playoff contender year in and year out, then we'll get more media attention. You people seem to forget that of all the teams the previous 12 years, we were like the 3rd worst. In my opinion, the 3rd worst team in the NFL over that time frame doesn't really deserve a lot of media credit, or media time.
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Old 11-04-2008, 11:11 AM   #21
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Re: Irrefutable proof of the media bias against the Skins

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This is why we had the subprime meltdown - nobody reads the fine print at the end!
I'm not sure why you made it fine print at the end anyway. You should have, if you really felt this thread was needed, put in big bold letters at the top of your original post "WARNING: SARCASM AHEAD"

But you didn't and no will actually read the fine print. So I'm thinking maybe it's just time to lock this
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