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  1. Forces and objects

    Nov 3, 2008, 12:57 PM EDT

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    The Washington Redskins game against the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight will be decided largely by strength against strength and weakness against weakness. The battle of strengths, the unstoppable force against the immovable object, is the Redskins’ running game against the Steelers’ rush defense. We all know that Clinton Portis has rushed for 120 yards or more…

  2. Forces and objects

    Nov 3, 2008, 8:57 AM EDT

    The Washington Redskins game against the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight will be decided largely by strength against strength and weakness against weakness. The battle of strengths, the unstoppable force against the immovable object, is the Redskins’ running game against the Steelers’ rush defense. We all know that Clinton Portis has rushed for 120 yards or more…

  3. Prime Time Live Blog

    Oct 31, 2008, 1:21 PM EDT

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    You know the drill by now. It’s a home game, so the live blog will come from the “the 1990′s called and they want their technology back” press box at FedEx Field. That means the blog will be updated quarter by quarter as events unfold. I’ll pop in with an update via the BlackBerry should…

  4. Prime Time Live Blog

    Oct 31, 2008, 9:21 AM EDT

    You know the drill by now. It’s a home game, so the live blog will come from the “the 1990′s called and they want their technology back” press box at FedEx Field. That means the blog will be updated quarter by quarter as events unfold. I’ll pop in with an update via the BlackBerry should…

  5. Flashback: Would a Skins win bode well for McCain?

    Oct 29, 2008, 12:34 PM EDT

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    Those who are backing the Washington Redskins on Monday and Barak Obama on Tuesday face an interesting dilemma. A Redskins win on Monday night would an omen that does not bode well for those who want to see the electoral maps bathed in blue on Tuesday night. Here’s the deal: In nearly every presidential election…

  6. Flashback: Would a Skins win bode well for McCain?

    Oct 29, 2008, 8:34 AM EDT

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    Those who are backing the Washington Redskins on Monday and Barak Obama on Tuesday face an interesting dilemma. A Redskins win on Monday night would an omen that does not bode well for those who want to see the electoral maps bathed in blue on Tuesday night. Here’s the deal: In nearly every presidential election…

  7. Tuesday Take: The bad with the good

    Oct 28, 2008, 12:41 PM EDT

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    The Washington Redskins enter the second half of the 2008 season with plenty of classic good news/bad news scenarios. Good news: The Redskins are 6-2. No other NFC team has won more games; they are a half game out of the NFC East lead and a game up in the race for a Wild Card…

  8. Tuesday Take: The bad with the good

    Oct 28, 2008, 8:41 AM EDT

    The Washington Redskins enter the second half of the 2008 season with plenty of classic good news/bad news scenarios. Good news: The Redskins are 6-2. No other NFC team has won more games; they are a half game out of the NFC East lead and a game up in the race for a Wild Card…

  9. Redskins on the WWW 10.27.08

    Oct 27, 2008, 9:26 PM EDT

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    Jim Zorn’s postgame presser wasn’t the only one at Ford Field with a tense moment. Lions coach Rod Marinelli told a reporter that he “wasn’t qualified” to evaluate the team’s defensive scheme. Detroit columnist Tom Kowalski thinks that the Lions would be doing Marinelli a favor if they fired him. The crux of his case:…

  10. Redskins on the WWW 10.27.08

    Oct 27, 2008, 5:26 PM EDT

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    Jim Zorn’s postgame presser wasn’t the only one at Ford Field with a tense moment. Lions coach Rod Marinelli told a reporter that he “wasn’t qualified” to evaluate the team’s defensive scheme. Detroit columnist Tom Kowalski thinks that the Lions would be doing Marinelli a favor if they fired him. The crux of his case:…

  11. My Jim Zorn Moment

    Oct 27, 2008, 3:00 PM EDT

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    I nearly had the Jim Zorn moment that Ryan O’Halloran of the Times experienced after the Lions game. In case you haven’t seen it, go to about the 2:00 mark in this video. You’ll see Zorn get annoyed at a series of followup questions by O’Halloran, who was trying to find out about Zorn’s thinking…

  12. Redskins-Lions: After Further Review

    Oct 27, 2008, 1:03 PM EDT

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    I really liked the play calling on that first drive; Zorn’s script worked to near perfection. Play action to pass Moss, Portis up the middle, Portis off right end, sprinkle in a little Randle El, then the slip screen to Moss for a first and goal at the one. Then they missed connections on a…

  13. My Jim Zorn Moment

    Oct 27, 2008, 11:00 AM EDT

    I nearly had the Jim Zorn moment that Ryan O’Halloran of the Times experienced after the Lions game. In case you haven’t seen it, go to about the 2:00 mark in this video. You’ll see Zorn get annoyed at a series of followup questions by O’Halloran, who was trying to find out about Zorn’s thinking…

  14. Redskins-Lions: After Further Review

    Oct 27, 2008, 9:03 AM EDT

    I really liked the play calling on that first drive; Zorn’s script worked to near perfection. Play action to pass Moss, Portis up the middle, Portis off right end, sprinkle in a little Randle El, then the slip screen to Moss for a first and goal at the one. Then they missed connections on a…

  15. Samuels, Horton inactive

    Oct 26, 2008, 4:18 PM EDT

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    There are two surprise inactives for the Redskins—Chris Samuels, who has “something in his knee” according to WTEM and Chris Horton, who has a lingering ankle injury. The recently-acquired Mike Green will start in Horton’s place and the only other active safety is rookie Kareem Moore. Stephon Heyer steps in for Samuels. Ladell Betts, Shawn…

  16. Live Blog Redskins vs. Lions

    Oct 26, 2008, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Hello and welcome to the Real Redskins live blog of the Redskins-Lions matchup. Whether it’s a blowout or a nail biter at Ford Field, we’ll be here from beginning to end. We’ll get started at about 12:30 and kickoff is scheduled for 1:00. The blog will appear in the window below. You can make comments…

  17. Samuels, Horton inactive

    Oct 26, 2008, 12:18 PM EDT

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    There are two surprise inactives for the Redskins—Chris Samuels, who has “something in his knee” according to WTEM and Chris Horton, who has a lingering ankle injury. The recently-acquired Mike Green will start in Horton’s place and the only other active safety is rookie Kareem Moore. Stephon Heyer steps in for Samuels. Ladell Betts, Shawn…

  18. Live Blog Redskins vs. Lions

    Oct 26, 2008, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Hello and welcome to the Real Redskins live blog of the Redskins-Lions matchup. Whether it’s a blowout or a nail biter at Ford Field, we’ll be here from beginning to end. We’ll get started at about 12:30 and kickoff is scheduled for 1:00. The blog will appear in the window below. You can make comments…

  19. Redskins on the WWW 10.24.08

    Oct 24, 2008, 10:31 AM EDT

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    Ryan O’Halloran gives a detailed breakdown of how the Redskins are getting pressure on the opposing quarterbacks, even though the team’s sack total remains low. On Yahoo! Sports, Charles Robinson says that Clinton Portis is putting up “MVP-type digits”. Om offers a reality check for those who will be unhappy with anything less than a…

  20. Flashback Friday—Skins comeback at the Silverdome

    Oct 24, 2008, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Joe Gibbs was 12-0 against the Detroit Lions. He beat them early in his career and he beat them late. He won close games and he won blowouts. The streak was in its greatest jeopardy on November 3, 1990 with about ten minutes left in the third quarter in the Silverdome. Barry Sanders had just…

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