Redskins-Titans: The good, the bad and the ugly
Getting back to the old routine. The Redskins went back to their typical game of the season -- a low-scoring game with a last-second win. Last week must have been an anomaly (but dang, what an anomaly).
Brandon Banks. Decent day returning kicks and had a crucial catch on offense late in the game. But mostly because my son, who was the smallest kid on his Pop Warner team this year, was watching the game and said, “I like the little one -- number 16.”
The white jersey/gold pants combo. I know I talk about uniforms too much -- to the point that my wife calls me a woman and Cindy Boren calls me “pantsboy,” but they looked good out there. Surprised that a first-time combo like that seemed so normal.
Lack of touchdowns. All those offensive yards and still only 16 points? The Redskins still need to figure out a way to put more points on the board.
The kicking game. The Redskins always seem to be one game away from cutting their kicker ever since Chip Lohmiller left town. I wonder if Graham Gano missed that game-winner if he would have been allowed on the team flight home.
Vince Young. Taking a non-Redskins detour to talk about the player who may have had the worst day overall. Didn’t look all that great before he got injured, got injured, then throws a tantrum after the game. It looks like he’s done as a starter for Jeff Fisher, and he seems to be headed into the land of great college players who never quite made it in the NFL.
The Fox announcing team. Dick Stockton gave out incorrect information several times, and the Jim Mora/Charles Davis combo (I couldn’t tell their voices apart) A) circled a block in the back on the Eagles punt return TD as a “good block;” and B) when Joey Galloway actually made a catch, shocking everyone, said that “Joey Galloway’s still got it.” Still has got what, exactly?
The injuries. I called last week the “Body Bag Game Part II” because it was a terrible loss to the Eagles, but this game was the better choice. From the opening warmups to the end of the game, Redskins players were dropping like flies. The question becomes now if the Redskins have any players left for next week -- I hope there is someone left in the secondary to catch the inevitable Brett Favre interceptions.
| November 22, 2010; 11:24 AM ET
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