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  1. GameBlog Fourth Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 11:46 PM EDT

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    Fourth QuarterStill plenty of time to overcome an 11-point deficit. I want them, though, to flash up on the screen what Shanahan’s record is when is team has a lead of 10+ points in the fourth quarter. If the Redskins can get a turnover, they will win. If not, they won’t.Ade Jimoh with a game-saving…

  2. GameBlog: Third Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 10:52 PM EDT

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    Third Quarter Washington is a homecoming opponent again. Denver is installing two guys into its Hall of Fame or whatever they call it. I’m sure they were expecting an easy win. I trust that Gibbs and company pointed this out to the team.Three consecutive three and outs for the Broncos. Nothing is working for them…

  3. GameBlog: Second Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Second Quarter The defense needs to tighten up here. Denver is getting running room.Shawn Springs is out with an injury. No word as to what is injured or how long he will be out for. The Redskins pay as “Uh-oh” Jimoh is beaten on a fade by Ashleigh Lelie. I’m not quite sure why the…

  4. GameBlog First Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 8:54 PM EDT

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    GameBlog First QuarterFirst QuarterThe Redskins defense has got to come up with some takeaways (leading with the obvious here). They have got to influence field position, if nothing else. Pretty sloppy handoff there between Brunell and Portis, no excuse for that on this level. Perhaps Portis is a bit too keyed up.A good individual play…

  5. GameBlog Fourth Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 7:46 PM EDT

    Fourth Quarter Still plenty of time to overcome an 11-point deficit. I want them, though, to flash up on the screen what Shanahan’s record is when is team has a lead of 10+ points in the fourth quarter. If the Redskins can get a turnover, they will win. If not, they won’t. Ade Jimoh with…

  6. Redskins vs Broncos Gameblog: Pregame

    Oct 9, 2005, 7:37 PM EDT

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    Redskins vs. Broncos GameBlog: PregameThere seems to be a chance of rain throughout the game, according to the link in WarpathInsider.com’s Game Information Center. There is a forecast for snow, but that should hold off until well after the game is over. Most of the beat writers have flights out Monday morning, though, and they…

  7. GameBlog: Third Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 6:52 PM EDT

    Third Quarter Washington is a homecoming opponent again. Denver is installing two guys into its Hall of Fame or whatever they call it. I’m sure they were expecting an easy win. I trust that Gibbs and company pointed this out to the team. Three consecutive three and outs for the Broncos. Nothing is working for…

  8. GameBlog: Second Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Second Quarter The defense needs to tighten up here. Denver is getting running room. Shawn Springs is out with an injury. No word as to what is injured or how long he will be out for. The Redskins pay as “Uh-oh” Jimoh is beaten on a fade by Ashleigh Lelie. I’m not quite sure why…

  9. GameBlog First Quarter

    Oct 9, 2005, 4:54 PM EDT

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    GameBlog First Quarter First Quarter The Redskins defense has got to come up with some takeaways (leading with the obvious here). They have got to influence field position, if nothing else. Pretty sloppy handoff there between Brunell and Portis, no excuse for that on this level. Perhaps Portis is a bit too keyed up. A…

  10. Redskins vs Broncos Gameblog: Pregame

    Oct 9, 2005, 3:37 PM EDT

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    Redskins vs. Broncos GameBlog: Pregame There seems to be a chance of rain throughout the game, according to the link in WarpathInsider.com’s Game Information Center. There is a forecast for snow, but that should hold off until well after the game is over. Most of the beat writers have flights out Monday morning, though, and…

  11. LaVar Gibbs and Bold Predictions

    Oct 7, 2005, 11:58 PM EDT

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    LaVar, Gibbs, and Bold PredictionsArringtonBefore getting started here, a few non-words about Arrington. It’s really simple—he’s not playing because he’s not playing within the defensive scheme. Will he be back next year? Next year is 13 games away, possibly more, and too much is going to happen to make anything but a wild guess about…

  12. LaVar Gibbs and Bold Predictions

    Oct 7, 2005, 7:58 PM EDT

    LaVar, Gibbs, and Bold Predictions Arrington Before getting started here, a few non-words about Arrington. It’s really simple—he’s not playing because he’s not playing within the defensive scheme. Will he be back next year? Next year is 13 games away, possibly more, and too much is going to happen to make anything but a wild…

  13. GameBlog vs. Seattle Final

    Oct 3, 2005, 2:21 AM EDT

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    You can reach me by email at rtandler@comcast.netFirst HalfSeattle is wearing its all-dark uniforms. It’s only 78 degrees at game time, but they’ll be in direct sun for most of three quarters. Probably only a slight difference, but that has to take something out of you as the game goes on.Well, my call was to…

  14. GameBlog vs. Seattle Final

    Oct 2, 2005, 10:21 PM EDT

    You can reach me by email at rtandler@comcast.net First Half Seattle is wearing its all-dark uniforms. It’s only 78 degrees at game time, but they’ll be in direct sun for most of three quarters. Probably only a slight difference, but that has to take something out of you as the game goes on. Well, my…

  15. Redskins vs Seahawks Bold Predictions

    Oct 1, 2005, 3:47 AM EDT

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    Redskins vs. Seahawks Bold PredictionsWhen the schedule first came out in the spring and Seattle at Washington at 1 PM EDT was on it, the instant, knee jerk reaction was to put down a “W” for the Redskins and move on. Such instant analysis was based on the following factors: Seattle can’t win on the…

  16. Redskins vs Seahawks Bold Predictions

    Sep 30, 2005, 11:47 PM EDT

    Redskins vs. Seahawks Bold Predictions When the schedule first came out in the spring and Seattle at Washington at 1 PM EDT was on it, the instant, knee jerk reaction was to put down a “W” for the Redskins and move on. Such instant analysis was based on the following factors: Seattle can’t win on…

  17. Skins Seahawks Stuck on Stupid

    Sep 27, 2005, 2:34 AM EDT

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    Skins, Seahawks Stuck on StupidYou can reach me by email at rtandler@comcast.net  When one thinks of similar NFL teams, one rarely thinks of the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. One is East Coast smash-mouth, the other is West Coast, well, West Coast. For most of the past 30 years Seattle was AFC indoors on turf…

  18. Skins Seahawks Stuck on Stupid

    Sep 26, 2005, 10:34 PM EDT

    Skins, Seahawks Stuck on Stupid You can reach me by email at rtandler@comcast.net  When one thinks of similar NFL teams, one rarely thinks of the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. One is East Coast smash-mouth, the other is West Coast, well, West Coast. For most of the past 30 years Seattle was AFC indoors on…

  19. Turn the Page

    Sep 25, 2005, 12:02 PM EDT

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    Turn the PageIn the mainstream media, the story of a Redskins game has a shelf life of about 36 hours after the game is over. That would mean that for a Sunday day game, you want to say all you have to say about it by Tuesday morning and then move on. Coverage of a…

  20. Turn the Page

    Sep 25, 2005, 8:02 AM EDT

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    Turn the Page In the mainstream media, the story of a Redskins game has a shelf life of about 36 hours after the game is over. That would mean that for a Sunday day game, you want to say all you have to say about it by Tuesday morning and then move on. Coverage of…

  21. Turn the Page

    Sep 25, 2005, 8:02 AM EDT

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    Turn the Page In the mainstream media, the story of a Redskins game has a shelf life of about 36 hours after the game is over. That would mean that for a Sunday day game, you want to say all you have to say about it by Tuesday morning and then move on. Coverage of…

  22. The Best Part. . .

    Sep 21, 2005, 12:34 PM EDT

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    The best part about it was that there were so many best parts about it. It was Dallas, in Dallas, on a Monday night. All Redskins fans have had to put up with so much from the Dallas fans who always seemed to crawl out from everywhere after yet another loss to the Cowboys. It…

  23. The Best Part. . .

    Sep 21, 2005, 8:34 AM EDT

    The best part about it was that there were so many best parts about it. It was Dallas, in Dallas, on a Monday night. All Redskins fans have had to put up with so much from the Dallas fans who always seemed to crawl out from everywhere after yet another loss to the Cowboys. It…

  24. GameBlog Third Quarter

    Sep 20, 2005, 4:39 AM EDT

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    You can reach me by email at rtandler@comcast.netFourth QuarterWhat was the point of a pass to Robert Royal just past the line of scrimmage on second and 11? He’s not going anywhere if he catches it. Ditto to the pass to Portis on the next play. Junk offense—no power, no finesse, no nothing. It’s now…

  25. GameBlog Third Quarter

    Sep 20, 2005, 3:23 AM EDT

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    Whichever team gets a running game going will win the game. With his third catch, Robert Royal has two more catches than Moss and three more than Patten. Another three and out.Dallas shows some guts in play calling and it pays off with the flea-flicker for a touchdown. The Redskins bit hard. At some point,…

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