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Shanahan: Wait-and-see on Haynesworth [UPDATED]

Coach Mike Shanahan said he had a good meeting with Pro Bowler Albert Haynesworth on Wednesday morning, but the Redskins' top football official wouldn't commit to Haynesworth remaining on the roster for the entire season.

While meeting with reporters at Redskins Park, Shanahan revealed that he spoke with Haynesworth and "was very pleased with his mindset and where he was coming from." Washington begins training camp Thursday and Haynesworth plans to join the team for its first practice.

But Haynesworth, who skipped the Redskins' only mandatory minicamp and most of Shanahan's first offseason program in a dispute over which position he will play, still has much to prove to the coaching staff and his teammates.

**Cornerback Carlos Rogers confirmed via text message that he will sign his one-year, $1.54 million tender offer and practice Thursday.

"Well, we'll see," Shanahan said. "All I can do is tell you that we're going to give him every opportunity to show us what he can do. Hopefully, he'll like the position that we play him in and give us everything that's he's got."

In June, the two-time all-pro requested a trade, in part, because he did not want to play nose tackle in the team's new 3-4 scheme. Although Haynesworth, who will earn a salary of $3.6 million this season, likely will play the nose at times, he also will be used at defensive end, team sources said.

Veteran nose tackle Maake Kemoeatu, a starting-caliber player when healthy, is recovering well from an Achilles' injury that sidelined him the entire 2009 season. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and key defensive veterans have been communicating with Haynesworth for weeks. Haynesworth has assured them he will not be a distraction, is in shape and is ready to return to work.

"It's easy to talk the game, but we'll see what he does in practice and see what type of shape he's in and how committed he is and all the things we've talked about over the last couple of months," Shanahan said. "But he's here, he's ready to go, he looks in good shape and so we'll get a chance to find out here very quickly."

With Haynesworth far behind his teammates in learning the new scheme, he will not start training camp with the first-team defense. "Since he had not been part of our offseason program, there's a conditioning test he'll go through. And if he passes that conditioning test then he'll work out with our team right away. If he doesn't, we'll make sure he's in shape before he works out with the team."

In text messages to a reporter Wednesday, several Redskins veterans said they plan to welcome Haynesworth back. Linebacker London Fletcher was among the players who harshly criticized Haynesworth for missing the mandatory minicamp.

"I think all our players are very consistent with their feelings," Shanahan said. "They're hoping Albert is in great shape, and [he] buys into his responsibility and he plays like heck and he helps our football team win. Our players would accept that. But he's going to have to buy in and play it the way we want it to be played. And if he does, then he could help us win."

In other developments, the Redskins are hopeful that first-round pick Trent Williams will sign soon. The fourth overall pick in the draft, Williams is listed as the starter at left tackle. The man charged with protecting quarterback Donovan McNabb's blind side is considered a gifted athlete, but he's a rookie and has a lot to learn.

"I don't think it's unusual for guys not to be signed yet," Shanahan said. "Our organization is very fair. We've been very fair to draft choices. There's always that market value that people are tying to figure out at this time and I would be surprised if he misses any length of time. But the quicker he gets in, the better off it's going to be for all of us."

Although defensive lineman Jeremy Jarmon (knee) and safety LaRon Landry (toe) are coming off surgery, both are expected to participate in practice Thursday. Cornerback Carlos Rogers still has not signed his one-year tender offer "but I'll bet you he signs it," Shanahan said.

The Redskins still have an offer on the table to free-agent running back Brian Westbrook. "I don't believe the door has closed on Westbrook," Shanahan said. "We talked about that third-down back, a very talented back, but no. The door has not closed."

Beginning Thursday, the Redskins' charitable foundation will launch its "Stuff a Backpack" school supply drive. The team is seeking donations of new school supplies to help families prepare for the new school year.

The drive, which runs through Aug. 7, will be held at Redskins Park during training camp practice sessions open to the public. The supplies sought include unsharpened No. 2 pencils, pencil sharpeners, colored pencils, pens, highlighters, erasers, rulers, glue sticks, notebook filler paper, spiral notebooks, three-ring binders and crayons. Fans unable to attend practices or those who would prefer to contribute financially can do so. For more information, contact Jordana Taylor of the team's charitable foundation at (703) 726-7497.

By Jason Reid  |  July 28, 2010; 4:59 PM ET
Categories:  3-4 defense , Albert Haynesworth , Trent Williams  
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Posted by: robertg238 | July 28, 2010 5:07 PM | Report abuse

first to say is shane andrews in camp

Posted by: robertg238 | July 28, 2010 5:09 PM | Report abuse

would someone PLEASE turn off the auto-play for the DMc interview video???

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 5:11 PM | Report abuse

shawn andrews

Posted by: robertg238 | July 28, 2010 5:11 PM | Report abuse

"Once he gets to that point, hopefully he'll fit into our system and do the things we want him to do. Because, if he does, he can be an excellent football player for us. If not, we're going to be very good anyhow."
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Now that's what um talking about. Zorn would have never said anything like that. Lets get it!!!

Posted by: hbu_dog | July 28, 2010 5:15 PM | Report abuse

"I'm expecting him to be in great shape," Shanahan said. "And if he's not in great shape, then we're going to do what we need to do to get him in shape.
"Once he gets to that point, hopefully he'll fit into our system and do the things we want him to do. Because, if he does, he can be an excellent football player for us. If not, we're going to be very good anyhow."
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Now that's what um talking about. Zorn would have never said anything like that. Lets get it!!!

Posted by: hbu_dog | July 28, 2010 5:19 PM | Report abuse

I'm very interested to see the results of his conditioning test. In the back of my mind I keep thinking about LenDale White. He dropped a bunch of weight, said he quit drinking (Apparently this caused him to start burning the tree as a replacement buzz-D'oh!) and promptly showed up at practice in nowhere near football shape.

What I'm trying to say is that dropping 40 lbs means nothing to me if any strength or aerobic fitness has been sacrificed, and I'm pretty confident that Shanahan and co. will know what they have in AH by this time tomorrow.

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | July 28, 2010 5:19 PM | Report abuse

Who buys food at the Stadium? It's overpriced, unhealthy, unsanitary, and tastes like garbage.

The tailgate is where it's at. Ribs, Brats, Hebrew Nats, Wings, and plenty of liquid libation.

The only thing we but inside is the $8 dollar beers to keep the pump primed..

Posted by: Diesel44 | July 28, 2010 5:17 PM

Posted by: Diesel44 | July 28, 2010 5:21 PM | Report abuse

How is CR22 not yet signing his contract not a big issue?

But eveerything sounds positive....

16-0 Book it!

Now....who wants to start booking flights to Dallas in February.....We can stuff 6/7 people in a room.....

Posted by: 4thFloor | July 28, 2010 5:22 PM | Report abuse

Right on, Shanny.

With AH talk is cheap. Call him out and make him prove it.

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 5:23 PM | Report abuse

The overpriced concessions, and not alowing in any outside food/drinks is universal to almost ALL venues these days. Fed-Ex field is no different than anywhere else. If the games were still at RFK, it would be the same there now as it is at Fed-Ex. Anything that they can make you buy on premises, rather than allowing you to bring it yourself, they will. I can't count the number of concerts I've been to where you could easily get in with illegal drugs, but god forbid if you try to bring in a bottle of water. I have long ago learned to do all of my eating and drinking in the parking lot before I go into an event. It's just part of modern life.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 5:27 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 5:23 PM

Oh I can't wait to see you jump back on Albert's nutz as quickly as you jumped off. Yo're like a crazy GF. You love and hate with the same passion.

Posted by: learnedhand1 | July 28, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

Isn't this article just a mashup of everything else we've read this week?

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

I'm totally geeking out over this new season. Yet again, Mr. Snyder has given me a reason to get my hopes up! That sneaky sneaky SJK.

Posted by: Dorf | July 28, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

Now....who wants to start booking flights to Dallas in February.....We can stuff 6/7 people in a room.....

Posted by: 4thFloor | July 28, 2010 5:22 PM

since folks can't afford drinks and snacks at FedEx, booking flights anywhere might be seriously stretching the budget.

agreed, the stadium experience sucks... part architecture, part location, but largely the product on the field.

haven't been to a game since we moved to Idaho, looking forward to the time when I'll be motivated to spend some extra moolah for a combined visit for extended family and catching a must-see game back in the DC area.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 5:36 PM | Report abuse

It's funny how the writers put a fraction quote by Shanny "We'll see" and then everyone runs off a cliff with it...but when we get the whole quote it sounds alot different ....( doesn't it???)

Posted by: jiza32 | July 28, 2010 5:37 PM | Report abuse

CR22 keep dropping the pen.

Posted by: _Stumped_ | July 28, 2010 5:38 PM | Report abuse

I actually don't get why anyone's expectations are suddenly higher than they were two weeks ago. If you realy understood the Fat Albert situation, you should have known he was going to show up for camp and at least act like a good boy. We haven't signed anybody new. Williams hasn't yet signed his rookie deal. There's no new developments in regards to Westbrook. What's changed?

Don't get me wrong, I'm excited that Training camp is about to start. I happy that we're going to have real football action going on, but nothing has happened that would give me any reason to change my expectations for this year's team.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 5:43 PM | Report abuse

Don't get me wrong, I'm excited that Training camp is about to start. I happy that we're going to have real football action going on, but nothing has happened that would give me any reason to change my expectations for this year's team.

Posted by: kaasmaster

hey, JReid published his top 9 list. That's a change. A huge change. Its a whole new season with entirely new insights. My god man, what else could you want???

Posted by: zcezcest1 | July 28, 2010 5:50 PM | Report abuse

Well, if Haynesworth has dropped 30-40 lbs., odds are pretty good he got in enough cardio to endure the two-a-days..unless the ShopVac liposuction program is spillin' over on the floor.."MABEL, BRING IN THUH DOGS!!"

Posted by: frak | July 28, 2010 5:53 PM | Report abuse

My god man, what else could you want???

Posted by: zcezcest1 | July 28, 2010 5:50 PM

A crappy hot dog and an $8 beer?

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 6:00 PM | Report abuse

Matt Moseley who writes the ESPN NFL East blog for ESPN has been up to his usual mischief when it comes to saying anything positive about the Skins. He has been making a ridiculous claim that Portis is going to have a Pro Bowl year, just to demonstrate he isn't a out-and-out Dallas troll and he can say something nice about the Skins on occasion. But he has also been throwing gasoline on the MS/AH imbroglio, writing about how the two have irreconcilable differences and eventually MS will give AH the boot. I am sure he is secretly hoping that AH and the Skins part company at some point soon so life will easier for the Boys and Andre's bean when the two teams play each other.

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 6:00 PM | Report abuse

A crappy hot dog and an $8 beer?

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 6:00 PM |

Politically insenitive joke #1:

Q: How do you know you are at gay picnic?
A: The hot dogs taste like shti.

Politically insensitive joke #2:

Q: How do you know you are at an Irish gay picnic?
A: When you see John Fitzgerald and Gerald Fitzjohn there together.

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 6:07 PM | Report abuse

ok, finally did it...

sent an e-mail to WaPo b!tching about the latest trend involving auto-start videos that blast random unwanted content (even or especially if it's DMc) over our speakers.

know I'm not the only user annoyed by this, let's see what happens.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:08 PM | Report abuse

If the games were still at RFK, it would be the same there now as it is at Fed-Ex.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 5:27 PM | Report abuse

The walk to RFK from the Stadium/Armory metro station was lined with vendors.

You could get your dog-on 2 blocks away from the stadium for a few bucks. You didn't have to schlep a grill, charcoal and cooler full of stuff and show up 3-4 hours in advance to do it. You could arrive at a reasonable time, eat/drink/be merry outside the stadium for a few bucks with people going to the game AND locals who did not have tickets but flocked to the neighborhood just to soak up the atmosphere.

Once again...my simple point - Skins would be a better gameday experience if they could get a stadium back in the city. Even if they were on an atrocious losing streak, people would stay for the experience.

That is all.

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 6:09 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 5:23 PM

Oh I can't wait to see you jump back on Albert's nutz as quickly as you jumped off. Yo're like a crazy GF. You love and hate with the same passion.

Posted by: learnedhand1 | July 28, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse


It's the same with everyone.

Tell me you don't want to be a Redskin, and you are dead to me.

Repent, pledge fealty to burgundy/gold and play your guts out (thanks, St. Joe), and you will be accepted.

Not complicated.

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 6:12 PM | Report abuse

"Since he had not been part of our offseason program, there's a conditioning test he'll go through. And if he passes that conditioning test then he'll work out with our team right away. If he doesn't, we'll make sure he's in shape before he works out with the team."

Just what your crack DL guy looks forward to - running laps at RP in hot, humid July.

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 6:15 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 6:09 PM

not going to happing for another decade or two... commented on this and posted a few links a couple months back, but forget the details. I think the terms of the lease are fairly restrictive until something like 2027:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2007/jan/12/20070112-125237-5424r/

until then, our best hope for improving the stadium experience is a winning team.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:17 PM | Report abuse

Gosh, walking a few short city blocks from a Metro station in a massive throng of your fellow fans to get to the stadium... the excitement of game day building up as the collective mass gets bigger and bigger along the way... yet another element of the game day experience that JKC gleefully tossed aside when he built the stadium way to hell and gone in the suburbs.

F that awful stadium. Looking forward to the Redskins' return to a new fan-friendly stadium in DC a few short city blocks from one or more Metro stations.

(Private to D. Snyder: making such a move would engender an astonishing amount of goodwill towards you among the fan base. Make it happen.)

Posted by: NateinthePDX | July 28, 2010 6:18 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:08 PM

What took you so long? I sent that e-mail last night. You cows must be prety patient.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 6:21 PM | Report abuse

moo man, with money and lawyers -- not to mention the oomph of the NF of L behind you -- anything is possible...

Posted by: NateinthePDX | July 28, 2010 6:22 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: NateinthePDX | July 28, 2010 6:18 PM

nate, check the comment above.

Oregon coast trip is approaching, haven't finalized plans but will contact you off-list if we're going to stop over in Portland.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:22 PM | Report abuse

lots of things define the 'gameday experience' -- but its pretty clear from what's been posted up here over the last couple years that FedEx is bad in a whole bunch of ways.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | July 28, 2010 6:26 PM | Report abuse

yet another element of the game day experience that JKC gleefully tossed aside when he built the stadium way to hell and gone in the suburbs.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | July 28, 2010 6:18 PM | Report abuse

True.

Although Sharon Pratt Kelly gets a lion's share of the blame as well.

D.C. = Dysfunctional City

We all saw what Tony had to go through just to get the Nats and stadium in the city.

Ugh.

Posted by: p1funk | July 28, 2010 6:29 PM | Report abuse

oops, we're out-of-synch there...

agreed $$$ + lawyers can solve (and create) many problems... but compare the hassle of new financing, zoning, environmental review, etc. versus the relatively steady revenue of FedEx.

some of the initial negotiations can be kept secret, but much of that will be on the public record. until we start hearing anything, it's all wishful thinking... and even then, new stadiums take years and years to happen.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:29 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 6:21 PM

indeed, but not as patient as WaPo.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:32 PM | Report abuse

Wow, I'm developing a man crush on Mike Shanahan...dude is playing this AH situation masterfully. I'll name my next kid after him (regardless of gender) if he can pull a trade that turns a turd (AH) into a Snickers (VJ and/or a high draft pick)...

Damn it feels good to see burgundy and gold operating like a REAL organization...

Posted by: brownwood26 | July 28, 2010 6:39 PM | Report abuse

In other news, why doesn't Peter King just get over it and blow the entire Dallas team?: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/peter_king/07/28/cowboys.postcard/index.html

Posted by: Corvis777 | July 28, 2010 6:55 PM | Report abuse

ok, too much time here today...

tomorrow is camp, things should pick up exponentially from here.

a propos of Beatles versus everyone else, my favorite song to throw on the jukebox, shoot pool, and drink beer as an obviously underage teenager at the local deli:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTMOSCh7aJU

g'night all and cheers.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo | July 28, 2010 6:56 PM | Report abuse


FedEx Shmedex. RFK baby! I've been a Redskins fan since before Danny Snyder was conceived in the back seat of his parents' Pinto....

Posted by: randysbailin


Excellent ! And to top it off, I just saw a Pinto the other day ! LMAO

Posted by: hessone | July 28, 2010 7:01 PM | Report abuse

CR22 keep dropping the pen.

Posted by: _Stumped_ | July 28, 2010 5:38 PM | Report abuse

awesome.

Posted by: Rod5 | July 28, 2010 7:06 PM | Report abuse


That is all.

Posted by: p1funk |

And I agree freakin like you wouldn't believe. The Redskin experience would get a whole lot better downtown. And it's that simple, that is all !

Posted by: hessone | July 28, 2010 7:08 PM | Report abuse

I think Mike Shanahan has done a great thing in demoting Albert Haynesworth to the second team defense, because he hasnt been at Redskins Park. He needs to show to the coaches and the fans in Washington and the players that he is in shape, keeps quiet and listen to what the coaches are telling them, because they want whats best for him. We do not want to put a player on the field who doesnt know about the system. And he has no choice to line up at nose takle and defensive end in the 3-4 defense. Albert Haynesworth has to prove to everyone he is the player he said he was when he first came to Washington.

Posted by: shhersiluq | July 28, 2010 7:10 PM | Report abuse

In other news, why doesn't Peter King just get over it and blow the entire Dallas team?: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/peter_king/07/28/cowboys.postcard/index.html

Posted by: Corvis777 | July 28, 2010 6:55 PM

I don't get it either. The cowboys drafted Dez Bryant, who looks like the real deal, but is that what they needed?

They have a newbie at LT and he's gonna have to face the same elite DE's that our rookie is.

The cowboys offensive line has been so lucky the past few years with like zero injuries. There depth is just as questionable as ours.

Posted by: MimiAnsari | July 28, 2010 7:12 PM | Report abuse

I keep having this immage poping into my head of Carlos Rogers showing up for camp tomorrow with his signed contract pinned to his shirt.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 7:12 PM | Report abuse

Righto, moo man.

And agreed on Sharon Pratt Kelly's role in the stadium fiasco. F both of them for that terrible, terrible sequence of stupidity that resulted in the decision to build the new stadium outside DC. Ugh. Just thinking about it pisses me off.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | July 28, 2010 7:14 PM | Report abuse

I keep having this immage poping into my head of Carlos Rogers showing up for camp tomorrow with his signed contract pinned to his shirt.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 7:12 PM |

Like a little kid at his first day at school. Frikin' hysterical.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | July 28, 2010 7:16 PM | Report abuse


CR22 keep dropping the pen.

Posted by: _Stumped_ | July 28, 2010 5:38 PM | Report abuse

awesome.

Posted by: Rod5 | July 28, 2010 7:06 PM

And as the pen rolled on the floor, LL tried to stop it and whiffed, D Hall then tried but the pen dragged him 5 yds..

Maybe the most recycled joke on RI.

Posted by: Diesel44 | July 28, 2010 7:17 PM | Report abuse

ok, finally did it...

sent an e-mail to WaPo b!tching about the latest trend involving auto-start videos that blast random unwanted content (even or especially if it's DMc) over our speakers.

know I'm not the only user annoyed by this, let's see what happens.

Posted by: moodlymoodlymoo

Thanks moo. It's annoying as fukc.

And anyone who complains about the complaining over the stadium experience has probably never been to fed ex and certainly has never been to RFK.

Posted by: mack1 | July 28, 2010 7:35 PM | Report abuse

And as the pen rolled on the floor, LL tried to stop it and whiffed, D Hall then tried but the pen dragged him 5 yds..

Maybe the most recycled joke on RI.

Posted by: Diesel44 | July 28, 2010 7:17 PM |

And it wasn't very funny the first time it showed up, was it? Oh, and you forgot the part where the pen put a double move on Los and rolled right past him.

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 7:36 PM | Report abuse


Thanks mack1, God I miss the RFK days. Parked in lot 8 and there was never a hassle. POS FedEx.

Posted by: hessone | July 28, 2010 7:39 PM | Report abuse

But he has also been throwing gasoline on the MS/AH imbroglio, writing about how the two have irreconcilable differences and eventually MS will give AH the boot.
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So has the entire Washington media apparatus-internet,TV/Cable(Comcast)and radio. Woe to the player that crosses the Washington media apparatus-they'll try their level damndest to drive that guy out of the city. See:
Webber, Chris
Howard, Juwan
Arenas, Gilbert
Taylor, Sean (remember, they didn't like that he wouldn't talk to them )
Haynesworth, Albert
Bogues, Mugsy(when he was drafted, the Washington media lampooned the pick so badly, it rattled the confidence of the Bullets organization, who then traded Bogues after one year, only to see him have a standout career)
Arrington, Lavar
Clark, Gary (remember when he had that tantrum on the sideline w/Gibbs-after that he had to go)
It's why I reserved judgment of the AH situation-the Washington media stokes and drives fan anger toward a particular player.

Posted by: ArmchairGM | July 28, 2010 7:47 PM | Report abuse

Oh yeah, thanks moo for emailing the Post-the auto-start videos are a pain in the wazoo.

Posted by: ArmchairGM | July 28, 2010 7:51 PM | Report abuse

hessone it was totally different wasn't it? RFK was no palace but everything was better including the vibe. The extra 40,000 heads at fed ex all seem to be drunk and menacing aholes.

Posted by: mack1 | July 28, 2010 7:52 PM | Report abuse

Tomorrow baby the adventure begins!

Posted by: noonefromtampa | July 28, 2010 7:52 PM | Report abuse

The overpriced concessions, and not alowing in any outside food/drinks is universal to almost ALL venues these days.

Posted by: kaasmaster | July 28, 2010 5:27 PM |

When they feel you up for underpants bombs they can easily snatch any contraband food and beverage you might have shoved up your anus. Yum!

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 7:52 PM | Report abuse

RFK was no palace but everything was better including the vibe. The extra 40,000 heads at fed ex all seem to be drunk and menacing aholes.

Posted by: mack1 | July 28, 2010 7:52 PM |

Shaking Terrible Towels in your puss.

Posted by: MrRed | July 28, 2010 7:58 PM | Report abuse

hessone it was totally different wasn't it? RFK was no palace but everything was better including the vibe. The extra 40,000 heads at fed ex all seem to be drunk and menacing aholes.

Posted by: mack1 | July 28, 2010 7:52 PM | Report abuse

Very true. I wonder if they even come for the game.

Two years ago this chick sitting right beside me was carried INTO the game. She slept from opening kickoff through the end of the 4th quarter.

I don't know how her boyfriend got her out of there, he was about as drunk as she was.

Posted by: iH8dallas | July 28, 2010 8:00 PM | Report abuse

Two years ago this chick sitting right beside me was carried INTO the game. She slept from opening kickoff through the end of the 4th quarter.

I don't know how her boyfriend got her out of there, he was about as drunk as she was.

Posted by: iH8dallas | July 28, 2010 8:00 PM

Not one person reading this doesn't believe you weren't taling about you and your best girl.

Posted by: Diesel44 | July 28, 2010 8:08 PM | Report abuse


@mack1

My seats where in the endzone with the bleachers, last row. We could stand and lean on the railing, no one behind us. Only deal was a beer upside the head from the second deck. Laughed it off and drank one myself. It's hard to get the RFK experience in a stadium the size of FedEx though. And let's face it, money and making the game "entertainment" have put a dent in the product. Sorry ih8, keep the positive attitude, I'm right behind you.

Posted by: hessone | July 28, 2010 8:23 PM | Report abuse

Have any of you walked to the Fedex from the Gray parking lot? Whew! Another reason to love the RFK.

Posted by: ArmchairGM | July 28, 2010 8:46 PM | Report abuse

I remember the last game we went to at FedEx, the number of drunks was unbeleivable. I mean staggering and stumbling around, I'm surprised security didn't intervene. I'm glad my kids are grown now.

Posted by: 72Redskins | July 28, 2010 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Fed Ex is a charmless monster. So big it looks like it's right up the road when it's over a mile away. There's nothing interesting about its architecture or it's setting or anything. Such a greedy waste.
Those sound like nice seats hessone.

Posted by: mack1 | July 28, 2010 9:01 PM | Report abuse

I bet Fed Ex would be a mutha if the Skins hosted a playoff game against the Eagles this year.

Posted by: coparker5 | July 28, 2010 10:36 PM | Report abuse

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