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Rich Tandler

  1. Will Campbell Be "Our" Quarterback?

    Nov 16, 2006, 9:51 PM EDT

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    I was on my way home from Redskins Park on Wednesday and the guest on SIRIUS NFL Radio (which I listen to waaay too much) was Carl Peterson, the GM of the Kansas City Chiefs. Among the topics was the announcement that had been made earlier in the day that Trent Green had been cleared…

  2. Will Campbell Be "Our" Quarterback?

    Nov 16, 2006, 5:51 PM EDT

    I was on my way home from Redskins Park on Wednesday and the guest on SIRIUS NFL Radio (which I listen to waaay too much) was Carl Peterson, the GM of the Kansas City Chiefs. Among the topics was the announcement that had been made earlier in the day that Trent Green had been cleared…

  3. The Tuesday Take: Lucky or Good?

    Nov 7, 2006, 3:51 PM EDT

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    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net It has been widely said that the Redskins were lucky to beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, that they won on a fluke that wouldn’t happen again in a million years. That fluke, they say, came after a series of other breaks that went the Redskins’…

  4. The Tuesday Take: Lucky or Good?

    Nov 7, 2006, 11:51 AM EDT

    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net It has been widely said that the Redskins were lucky to beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, that they won on a fluke that wouldn’t happen again in a million years. That fluke, they say, came after a series of other breaks that went the Redskins’…

  5. Bold Predictions: The Rest of the Way

    Oct 31, 2006, 12:59 AM EDT

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    vs. Dallas (4-3)—Mark Brunell seems to have his best games just when the criticism is the most intense. Gregg Williams and company will have had two weeks to figure out Tony Romo. Win 3-5 at Philadelphia (4-4)—The Eagles had an embarrassing offensive performance at home against Jacksonville and they will have had two weeks to…

  6. Bold Predictions: The Rest of the Way

    Oct 30, 2006, 8:59 PM EDT

    vs. Dallas (4-3)—Mark Brunell seems to have his best games just when the criticism is the most intense. Gregg Williams and company will have had two weeks to figure out Tony Romo. Win 3-5 at Philadelphia (4-4)—The Eagles had an embarrassing offensive performance at home against Jacksonville and they will have had two weeks to…

  7. Think Outside the Box: How to Save the Season

    Oct 27, 2006, 1:37 PM EDT

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    The Redskins are in a box. It keeps getting smaller and smaller as the losses pile up. They need to break out of it in terms of thinking, effort, and enthusiasm. Here are a few ways they can do that: –Get Rocky McIntosh into the game more often. The Redskins first draft pick has what…

  8. Think Outside the Box: How to Save the Season

    Oct 27, 2006, 9:37 AM EDT

    The Redskins are in a box. It keeps getting smaller and smaller as the losses pile up. They need to break out of it in terms of thinking, effort, and enthusiasm. Here are a few ways they can do that: –Get Rocky McIntosh into the game more often. The Redskins first draft pick has what…

  9. On Brunell: The Last One to the Party

    Oct 24, 2006, 2:47 PM EDT

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    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net I have to park a long ways away since all of the spaces nearby are taken. I come inside and nobody says hello because they are all involved in intense conversations. There are empty Newcastle bottles all around but all the beer that is left is…

  10. On Brunell: The Last One to the Party

    Oct 24, 2006, 10:47 AM EDT

    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net I have to park a long ways away since all of the spaces nearby are taken. I come inside and nobody says hello because they are all involved in intense conversations. There are empty Newcastle bottles all around but all the beer that is left is…

  11. The Tuesday Take: 14 Carries Not Enough

    Oct 18, 2006, 3:13 AM EDT

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    In 2002, Steve Spurrier took his Redskins into Jacksonville to face the NFL’s worst rushing defense. Washington was on a two-game winning streak that was accomplished largely on the strength of a solid rushing game. So, Spurrier went out and called 51 pass plays and just 16 runs and the Redskins lost 26-7. “I was…

  12. The Tuesday Take: 14 Carries Not Enough

    Oct 17, 2006, 11:13 PM EDT

    In 2002, Steve Spurrier took his Redskins into Jacksonville to face the NFL’s worst rushing defense. Washington was on a two-game winning streak that was accomplished largely on the strength of a solid rushing game. So, Spurrier went out and called 51 pass plays and just 16 runs and the Redskins lost 26-7. “I was…

  13. Pearl Harbor Crew II

    Oct 6, 2006, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Chief among the concerns of the Redskins these days is their pass defense. Even during their recent two-game winning streak the opposing passing game has put a scare into the team and its fans. While the Skins are playing with fire, it is possible to have a successful season without anything resembling a shut-down pass…

  14. Pearl Harbor Crew II

    Oct 6, 2006, 10:58 AM EDT

    Chief among the concerns of the Redskins these days is their pass defense. Even during their recent two-game winning streak the opposing passing game has put a scare into the team and its fans. While the Skins are playing with fire, it is possible to have a successful season without anything resembling a shut-down pass…

  15. The Tuesday Take: Best Ever at FedEx?

    Oct 4, 2006, 11:21 PM EDT

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    Believe it or not, the Redskins are playing their tenth season at FedEx Field. That?s hardly a long and storied history, especially given the team?s relative lack of success since they?ve set up shop in Landover. They are 42-31-1 there, not exactly a staggering home field advantage. After Sunday, however, the massive building now has…

  16. The Tuesday Take: Best Ever at FedEx?

    Oct 4, 2006, 7:21 PM EDT

    Believe it or not, the Redskins are playing their tenth season at FedEx Field. That’s hardly a long and storied history, especially given the team’s relative lack of success since they’ve set up shop in Landover. They are 42-31-1 there, not exactly a staggering home field advantage. After Sunday, however, the massive building now has…

  17. The Tuesday Take: Is Brunell Back?

    Sep 26, 2006, 4:24 PM EDT

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    Tandler’s Redskins Blog Ver. 09.26.06: The Tuesday Take–While Mark Brunell’s performance on Sunday answered some questions, others remain. Plus a look ahead at the Jaguars, who go by the simple philosophy that if the other team doesn’t have the ball it’s hard for it to win. You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net…

  18. The Tuesday Take: Is Brunell Back?

    Sep 26, 2006, 12:24 PM EDT

    Tandler’s Redskins Blog Ver. 09.26.06: The Tuesday Take–While Mark Brunell’s performance on Sunday answered some questions, others remain. Plus a look ahead at the Jaguars, who go by the simple philosophy that if the other team doesn’t have the ball it’s hard for it to win. You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net…

  19. Cowboyfan Employs Fuzzy Logic

    Sep 15, 2006, 1:30 AM EDT

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    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net Cowboyfan is a strange animal. Not that your average NFL fanatic is completely rational and sane, mind you. Every fan’s football worldview is taken in through lenses tinted in his favorite team’s colors. But Cowboyfan takes it a couple of steps further. He sees things through…

  20. Cowboyfan Employs Fuzzy Logic

    Sep 14, 2006, 9:30 PM EDT

    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net Cowboyfan is a strange animal. Not that your average NFL fanatic is completely rational and sane, mind you. Every fan’s football worldview is taken in through lenses tinted in his favorite team’s colors. But Cowboyfan takes it a couple of steps further. He sees things through…

  21. Conspiracy Theory: Believe What You See

    Sep 10, 2006, 12:44 PM EDT

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    It didn’t quite seem to add up. The members of the media were allowed to watch practice for the first 45 minutes on Thursday. It’s not unusual to see injured players out of the field riding a stationary bike (that’s not something that TO has a monopoly on; LaVar Arrington did it quite a bit…

  22. Conspiracy Theory: Believe What You See

    Sep 10, 2006, 8:44 AM EDT

    It didn’t quite seem to add up. The members of the media were allowed to watch practice for the first 45 minutes on Thursday. It’s not unusual to see injured players out of the field riding a stationary bike (that’s not something that TO has a monopoly on; LaVar Arrington did it quite a bit…

  23. Portis: No News is Good News

    Sep 4, 2006, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Tandler’s Redskins Blog Ver. 09.04.06–We will get our first official peek at the condition of Clinton Portis’ left shoulder sometime in the next few days when the Redskins release the injury report for Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. It will be good to get some clarity in a situation where that has been…

  24. Portis: No News is Good News

    Sep 4, 2006, 9:58 AM EDT

    Tandler’s Redskins Blog Ver. 09.04.06–We will get our first official peek at the condition of Clinton Portis’ left shoulder sometime in the next few days when the Redskins release the injury report for Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. It will be good to get some clarity in a situation where that has been…

  25. TGIO–Thank God It's Over

    Sep 2, 2006, 8:59 PM EDT

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    You can reach Rich Tandler by email at WarpathInsiders@comcast.net Some day we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny. –Bruce Springsteen He didn’t hesitate. When a reporter asked Joe Gibbs last night if he was “relieved” that the preseason was over and that the preparation for games that count was now officially…

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