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9:10 Kickoff So They Hope

Lights are back on, storm should be out of the area around 8:40 or so and they are aiming to get 'er cranking 20 minutes after that.
Gonna be a long night, folks.

By Jason La Canfora  |  August 25, 2007; 8:20 PM ET
 
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long night! w00t!!1

Posted by: skins | August 25, 2007 8:24 PM | Report abuse

In this pregame, Cooley just said he has no views on the #2 QB battle b/c he just doesn't know ... Jason took ALL the snaps with the first team receivers in camp.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 8:24 PM | Report abuse

Sam is out of control on xxx. Larry really needs to go.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 8:29 PM | Report abuse

lol jm

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 8:30 PM | Report abuse

the lightning weather radar stuff is cool

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 8:31 PM | Report abuse

Bram sounds kinda giddy/hyper... ?

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 8:32 PM | Report abuse

The Ravens just scored a touchdown.

Posted by: It's true. | August 25, 2007 8:33 PM | Report abuse

Larry Michael is unbearable..........

Posted by: lurgee5177 | August 25, 2007 8:34 PM | Report abuse

Bram is on buga suga for sure.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 8:36 PM | Report abuse

Larry Michael is unbearable..........

Posted by: lurgee5177 | August 25, 2007 08:34 PM

Couldn't agree with you more. The Jets O Line just gave up another sack. They don't look good right now.


Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 8:36 PM | Report abuse

jm...osi is going to get his sacks this year.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 8:39 PM | Report abuse

Evidently, they're going to be able to interview every single player on the roster before this one starts.

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 8:39 PM | Report abuse

hey zeeb(ra), ever use arc explorer? reviews?

cindy, you guys are being pretty hush hush about the HB's replacement. i accept cindy. i accept the job. there! now could you please announce to the blogpeeps that i am jasno's new partna.

14-2 baby!!!! this year's moto: "blind squirl finds a nut!"

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 8:45 PM | Report abuse

Cowgirls just gave up another TD.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 8:45 PM | Report abuse

9:09 start.

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 8:46 PM | Report abuse

This is where you need TK... a professional vamper.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 8:48 PM | Report abuse

I remember as a kid watching a South Carolina at Maryland basketball game where the Terps held the ball throughout the contest.

Sonny was actually reciting Shakespeare as he was doing color on the broadcast.

IIRC, Maryland won something like 13-11.

Posted by: SteveMG | August 25, 2007 8:48 PM | Report abuse

delayed again

Posted by: Dante | August 25, 2007 8:48 PM | Report abuse

larry michael will end up on "to catch a predator" and Bram is unbearable to listen to

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 8:50 PM | Report abuse

That footage of Campbell dropping back during warmups is good to see.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 8:51 PM | Report abuse

watching indy vs. detroit, i know we joke about it, but just think for a second how rediculous it was to trade two pretty high draft picks for TJ duckett. that has to be the worst trade...maybe ever.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 8:57 PM | Report abuse

w
hen r the kickof ging to bee.i cnnt what anyyy longar?

Posted by: Sandy | August 25, 2007 8:59 PM | Report abuse

The that replaced Kendall just jump off side. Man their O Line is a mess right now. Both teams don't look good at all.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:00 PM | Report abuse

i'm not getting any redskins pregame (because of the power outage apparently) and no other football games. i'm dying here!

Posted by: skins | August 25, 2007 9:04 PM | Report abuse

wow! i can't belee those ear rings...

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:09 PM | Report abuse

here weeeeeeeee gooooooooo!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:10 PM | Report abuse

Let's get it on!!!!!

Posted by: E in VB | August 25, 2007 9:11 PM | Report abuse

lets go landry!

Posted by: skins | August 25, 2007 9:12 PM | Report abuse

shawn suisham just KICKED THE BALL IN THE ENDZONE!!! 3 YARDS DEEP!!!
he plays for the skins!!!
unicorn! unicorn! i see a unicorn!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:12 PM | Report abuse

Suishan got good range on that kickoff 3-4 yards deep in the endzone its been a while since i've seen a redskin kicker do that

Posted by: Dante | August 25, 2007 9:12 PM | Report abuse

L2 with the big shtick on the kick off .... NICE!

Posted by: E in VB | August 25, 2007 9:13 PM | Report abuse

you guys seem like on a delay...dish?

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:15 PM | Report abuse

TC to Moss!!!11

Posted by: skins | August 25, 2007 9:16 PM | Report abuse

collins just thew a bomb to santaaaaana moss for 40 yards!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:16 PM | Report abuse

illegal formation...

they're being very liberal with the flags

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:17 PM | Report abuse

littery...

the radio broadcast is always about 2 minutes behind real time

>:[

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 9:17 PM | Report abuse

NO! NO PENALTIES!

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:17 PM | Report abuse

and another flag...on D

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:18 PM | Report abuse

sorry annonymous...do you guys still want play by play

collins picked up 5 on a run

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:20 PM | Report abuse

That 40 yard to Moss was picking at the guy standing in for Samari Rolle.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:20 PM | Report abuse

no we do not want your play by play

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 9:20 PM | Report abuse

here we go...about 45+ yard FG for sushi

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:20 PM | Report abuse

SUISHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAM!

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:21 PM | Report abuse

AND he drilled it!

okay...i'll stop....just trying to help the outoftown peeps out man/woman! but i understand. :)

cindy, she's all yours! :)

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:22 PM | Report abuse

LMGO! Sam just called Susan. LMGO

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:22 PM | Report abuse

Mike Wise taught me how to appreciate Sam. I love getting this w/o delay. Broadcast!

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:23 PM | Report abuse

Betts misses another block on the third down play... that looked like a pure mental error.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:23 PM | Report abuse

Meat eating by LANDRY and then again, BLADES on special teams coverage.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:24 PM | Report abuse

Again, settling for field goals. Has the first string scored a touchdown yet? (I guess Collins came in and got a TD last week when Soups got hurt).

Need more red zone production.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 9:24 PM | Report abuse


Important question:
Can Skins cheerleader's hot pants
Get ANY shorter?

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:24 PM | Report abuse

How is Collins looking?

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:24 PM | Report abuse

sween, i don't like that play to be the first play of the game. it's gajjetish. let me hear it. it's okay. but i never liked it. reminds me of norv turner years. rember when we were always #1 in the NFL in the first drive offense?

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:24 PM | Report abuse

Landry is delivering some ENGINE to this D.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:25 PM | Report abuse

littery, are you gonna let one anon. poster scare you off?
Think of the comment count!

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:25 PM | Report abuse

Important question:
Can Skins cheerleader's hot pants
Get ANY shorter?

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 09:24 PM

They can never get too short.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:25 PM | Report abuse

That entire first drive by Saunders was that pass to Moss.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:25 PM | Report abuse

and LL AGAIN! i could ckiss you AMTTS!!!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:26 PM | Report abuse

ditto jm220. NEVER!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:27 PM | Report abuse


Jm220
Provides only right answer.
He gets a gold star

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:27 PM | Report abuse

Is L2 rolling tonight like that? Is he bring the wood?

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:27 PM | Report abuse

littery - keep up the play by play cause my link to the radio is being weird. Also you're much more entertaining.

Did it actually rain at FedEx and is it indeed a pig pile?

What brownout?

Posted by: sfskin | August 25, 2007 9:27 PM | Report abuse

Would the wide receiver stop covering up the tight end, please?

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:28 PM | Report abuse

annonymous, you got something against contractions?

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:28 PM | Report abuse

sfskin I had to log out and log back in. It's working fine now.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:28 PM | Report abuse


LL is the real deal: great play in run support, two on special teams....great energy....

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:29 PM | Report abuse

balmer is going backwards! penalties. and now a TO.

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:29 PM | Report abuse

Sam attributes the outstanding D this preseason to Williams' returning to "coaching."

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:29 PM | Report abuse

The skins D is winning the pre-snap... two procedure calls and a timeout...

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:30 PM | Report abuse


How can Channel 9 manage to fit in 2 graphics (Redskins Broadcast Network and Papa Johns) and the score but NOT the time left in the quarter?

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:30 PM | Report abuse

Sonny is in a great mood.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:30 PM | Report abuse

thanks sf! until my fingers fall off. (no voodo annonymous!)

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:31 PM | Report abuse

This girl they have selling cars... I think that's what she's selling, maybe, it's hard to remember, she's bouncing around so much, ummm, bouncing, ummm, what was I saying...

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse

CD LMMGO! Try to stay focus.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse

say hello to mr. carter!

steve, andre. andre, steve!

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse


andre carter sighting! great blindside hit

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse

Took Sonny and Sam about 15 seconds to remember that the Raven's coordinator who left ... used to be a coach? ... Fassel.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:32 PM | Report abuse

not that I'm complaining, mind you.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:33 PM | Report abuse

Eubanks!

Posted by: talent evaluator | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Andre Carter is looking good... The D line is getting a good push and collapsing the poket practically every play... AC almost had that sack but laid into McNair anyhow

Posted by: e in VB | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Or the down and distance, 'Ku Man! This is why I was saying thst giving you guys play by play last week was like covering a high school game.

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Wait, can you put that commercial back on?

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

okay...i don't know about you guys but i like eubanks. he goes up field.

skins ball on own 40. no sign of the WR...yet. is he playing?

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Rocky Mac bring it again this week.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

Say what you will about the Skins announcer guy, but he calls out down and distance.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:35 PM | Report abuse

If they tell the time, down, distance, or focus closely enough to read the players' numbers, then Patrick and Thiesmann might have to be occasionally correct.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:36 PM | Report abuse

littery, Eubanks has some MAJOR return stats from college. He is the main beneficiary of Espy getting hurt.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:36 PM | Report abuse

good throw and catch by collins to ARE...

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:37 PM | Report abuse

Sonny explains "hot read" to Sam.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:38 PM | Report abuse

Brunell better light things up when he gets in. Sounds like he is not going to be number 2 guy.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:38 PM | Report abuse

The field doesn't look to be in bad shape, all things considered.

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:38 PM | Report abuse

HB is flying down the field on ST's... laying it again tonight...

Posted by: E in VB | August 25, 2007 9:39 PM | Report abuse

Skins have Sean Taylor.* Ravens have Ed Reed. ARE, Ed Reed.

* Actually, Sean Taylor has the Skins.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:39 PM | Report abuse

You watch H. B. Blades on special teams and you can see why Mitchell is in Cincinnati. He's a player.

Posted by: talent evaluator | August 25, 2007 9:39 PM | Report abuse

but not enough for a first down (8 yard pass needing 10 yards)
punt.
skins speacial teams looking really good.

skins don't have a #2 WR. they REALLY need a #2.

okay...cindy, that map looks scary

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:40 PM | Report abuse

JM...

TC has looked pretty solid... MB has his work cut out from him.

Posted by: E in VB | August 25, 2007 9:40 PM | Report abuse

You mean Marshall?

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 9:40 PM | Report abuse

KtKe, think you mean Marshall in Cinci. [Go MSU!]

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:41 PM | Report abuse

Feld Gool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Sandy | August 25, 2007 9:41 PM | Report abuse

blades made a behind the line tackle for a yard loss.

another penalty! on balmer

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:41 PM | Report abuse


Errrr.....I am smack dab in the middle of all SORTS of major warnings and red blobs a-coming on the weather map.....

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:41 PM | Report abuse

Larry Michael noticing Andre Carter consuming Gaither.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:42 PM | Report abuse

AND another false start on balmer.

ball on balmer's 5. 2nd and 21

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:42 PM | Report abuse

Sween made me lol with that asterisk...Sorry to scare you, Littery, but you need to know.

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:42 PM | Report abuse


Cyn -- I remember high school game announcers being better at this over scratchy, out door speakers. I may have to mute them, tho with no graphics that would be a tough thing to do.

Grrrrr.

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:43 PM | Report abuse

Must be painful to Jasno to watch the Ravens blow themselves up with penalties.

Posted by: talent evaluator | August 25, 2007 9:43 PM | Report abuse

As for you, 'Ku Man, head for the southwest corner of your basement....
Fairfax County has severe thunderstorm warning till 10.

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:43 PM | Report abuse

Let's see more Skins teams action.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:43 PM | Report abuse


Joey T. just said "3rd and sexes."

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:44 PM | Report abuse

seantay wasn't happy with eubanks there. he had the whole right side of the field...
i wonder if ARE woulda seen that

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:44 PM | Report abuse

Eubanks. Screwing up the math for his game. The wetness of the field hasn't seem to have much effect ... maybe that was it.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:45 PM | Report abuse

Can anyone really argue now that the FO had a bad offseason?

I don't think so.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 9:45 PM | Report abuse

Ooh radio feed is back . . . sort of. . . forgot how annoying Larry Michael is . . .

Posted by: sfskin | August 25, 2007 9:46 PM | Report abuse

Frost with more leggy.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:46 PM | Report abuse

punt into the endzone...and yet another flag

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:47 PM | Report abuse

I always smacking Double G with the hammer. I have to give him credit. He has the D playing hard.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:47 PM | Report abuse


Cyn -- if I HAD a proper basement, I would! And, it's kinda hard to get up with a 75 pound dog who thinks she's a lap dog, especially with thunder out.

Posted by: HaikuMan | August 25, 2007 9:47 PM | Report abuse

Betts with a tiny bit of tackle breaking ... still, its some.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:48 PM | Report abuse

Too many penalties. With the late start and penalties, the game won't end until Tuesday.

Posted by: talent evaluator | August 25, 2007 9:48 PM | Report abuse

Can anyone really argue now that the FO had a bad offseason?

I don't think so.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 09:45 PM

Just hang around, it won't be long I'm sure...

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:48 PM | Report abuse

Uh-oh, we just had a close lightning strike ...

Posted by: Cindy | August 25, 2007 9:48 PM | Report abuse

Has anyone heard from 4th today? Don't know why I just thought about him but did. I hope he is alright.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:48 PM | Report abuse

Still averaging less than 3 yards a rush.

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 9:49 PM | Report abuse

ANOTHER 5 yarder for the o line from jasno's city

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:49 PM | Report abuse

Sean Taylor could be giving himself concussions ... but for the fact that Sean Taylor gives concussions themselves.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:49 PM | Report abuse

Hearing the thunder here on the Hill now.

Posted by: dcsween | August 25, 2007 9:50 PM | Report abuse

That's what I am talking about Reaper.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:51 PM | Report abuse

beep beep new post

Posted by: littery | August 25, 2007 9:51 PM | Report abuse

SHUT UP LITTERY

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2007 9:52 PM | Report abuse

Ahh, there she is again. I need to go buy a car.

I'm sorry, I mean I have the urge to go buy a car.

Actually, that's technically correct only up to the words "to go buy..."

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:52 PM | Report abuse

A machine....

P Manning 23/27 233 yards 3 TDs

Posted by: SCSkinsFan | August 25, 2007 9:52 PM | Report abuse

Whole computer froze. I take it we didn't do anything on offense?

Posted by: sfskin | August 25, 2007 9:53 PM | Report abuse

Man this D has come to play.

Posted by: jm220 | August 25, 2007 9:54 PM | Report abuse

But against Detroit.

I mean, we're talking about Detroit.

[etc.]

Posted by: cload and daggar | August 25, 2007 9:54 PM | Report abuse

First half re-cap:

Fourth and short. Punt.
Fourth and short. Punt.
Fourth and short at the 2. Field Goal.

Missing in action: Gibbs BALLS!!

Posted by: halfer | August 25, 2007 10:39 PM | Report abuse

"I remember as a kid watching a South Carolina at Maryland basketball game where the Terps held the ball throughout the contest.

Sonny was actually reciting Shakespeare as he was doing color on the broadcast.

IIRC, Maryland won something like 13-11."

The final score of that game was actually 33-30. (Maryland won - Lefty's first year as coach.)

Posted by: Terp Historian | August 26, 2007 2:54 AM | Report abuse

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